Posts by Sarah Holloway
Do something new in Blackburn
1000 people in 4 hours – welcome to the Blackburn Heritage Festival! Harriet Roberts, the festival coordinator talks us through it in the second of….
Do something new - Meet the Archdeacon at Ipswich
The sun is out, the directory is live, so definitely time to look in a little more detail at some of the fantastic places taking part in Heritage Open Days 2015. This year….
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….