Posts by Sarah Holloway
Everyday heritage: The meeting place (MC800)
Blue polo shirt? Check. Security ID? Check. Research notes? Check. Sunshine?? Amazingly, yes! All prepped and with a smile on my face I set off yesterday to join the….
A different light
There's a chill in the air and the nights are dark, but this means there's a lot of sparkle on show. I've always loved this time of year, and if you can….
The early bird catches the worm
So the saying goes, and we have an early bird deadline in honour of it. But what does that actually mean? Where does the saying come from? It’s an old English….
Three cheers for volunteers!
Well, the great Heritage Open Days spectacular is over and done for another year. Thousands of people gave up their time and energy to host the events. It….
You caught my eye
And….we’re off! Yes, Heritage Open Days (HODs) has begun. Have you decided where you’re going yet? Well, here at HODs HQ we’ve spent months….
A recipe for exploration
T.S. Eliot once wrote: "We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time."….
Despite the recent snow spells some brave daffodils are nodding merrily outside so it must be time to unlock the gates to the Organiser Area and declare registration for….
Opening a Window to Your Past
For the past three years a project in Yorkshire has been bringing local groups together to share their heritage with the public through fabulous exhibitions. By taking….
There and back again - a HODs tale
After months and months of working away to register events for Heritage Open Days (HODs), people often ask me what we, as the national team, do over the weekend and….