Collections by Candlelight – the awesome archives of the Royal Society
Science, candles and dance in an archive? – Sounds like an interesting, and potentially explosive combination! Yes I did a double take too when I saw the leaflet for….
Read All About It!
All publicity is good publicity, isn’t that how the saying goes? Perhaps it might be more accurate to say that all publicity is hard-won publicity – in….
HODs Headlines 2018
In 2018, for the first time ever, Heritage Open Days was across two weekends, and over 3 million visitors enjoyed the 5,517 events on offer. Coordinated by 2,046….
Festival themes – what’s the big idea?
We recently announced our theme for 2019's festival – People Power. It’s the third year we’ve had a national theme so a good time to pause and….
PEOPLE POWER: Then, Now, Always
What does ‘People Power’ mean to you? Perhaps it’s the recent marches that have taken place in London, or the growing awareness of the dangers of….
Research opportunity - From Engagement to Empowerment: The Future of England’s Heritage Open Days
An exciting opportunity to work with HODs and the University of Leeds on a collaborative PhD researching England's biggest heritage festival. Working with the….
Family Culture Day at Catton Park
On 16th September, as part of 2018’s Heritage Open Days, Catton Park with support from Broadland District Council, hosted a family culture day as part of….
Introducing… Sharing Repton: Historic Landscapes for All
This year The Gardens Trust are leading an inspiring project piloting ways to engage new people with the wonders of our gardens and landscape history. I've been….
Photography Competition 2018 – The Result
We had a fantastic response to our first ever photography competition, with over 300 submissions featuring places of every age, style and function. However, there could….