Creativity Unleashed: Women Working in the Arts
This year’s festival theme is shining a spotlight on ‘Extraordinary Women’ - here are just some of the fantastic events taking part, highlighting some of….
New Rainbow Plaque Trail in Leeds
This summer Leeds invite us all to follow the rainbow and discover more about the city’s LGBTQ+ heritage. Leeds Civic Trust have been coordinating a fantastic….
Jewish Country Houses: exploring the world of the Anglo-Jewish aristocracy
One of the most wonderful things about Heritage Open Days is that it provides a chance for visitors to learn new things about histories, places and people that they might….
Top Ten Transport Events
All aboard for the many transport events taking place across the country, from vintage fairs to military museums… From the weird to the wonderful, vintage to the….
‘put her forward’: an extraordinary day of remarkable women
I would be hard pressed to say what my favourite day in this job has been. I’ve been lucky to have a multitude of fun, inspiring, rewarding and every other kind of….
Heritage Open Days 2018 Photography Competition
We know you love taking pictures of the incredible range of events that take place for Heritage Open Days each year. Now’s your chance to share the pictures you take….
So you think you know archives?
Rows of books, files, hushed tones, old pictures and white gloves- these are all the images conjured up when we think of archives. But, there's so much more to….
Stoke’s Heritage Network has HODS in its DNA
Next week the powerful 'Poppies: Weeping Window' will cascade down the side of the stunning Middleport Pottery in Stoke-on-Trent. A place close to my heart as the….
Top Ten Family Friendly Events
There’s so much in store for all the family this double weekend extravaganza, so here’s a selection of events to inspire you... Arts and crafts and a giant….