A new collaboration with 2017 Historic Photographer of the Year
We’re delighted to announce a new collaboration between Heritage Open Days and award winning photographer, Matt Emmett of Forgotten Heritage. Matt's specialism….
The World Cup (of cakes!)
It’s official! Today we’re launching the Heritage Open Days’ World Cup of Cakes, pitting the sixteen most sinful slices against each other. ….
Adventures in volunteering
It’s Volunteers Week so who better to write a post than one of our amazing family of volunteers. Archie was a star member of our team last year and we’re….
For our 2018 Unsung Stories commission we had an ambitious vision: a nationally significant but locally engaged project. Not an easy ask but I am delighted to say….
Your starter for ten
Connect the following: 701. Strong. Goodwill. Gingerbread. Stars. Nope, not the latest security password format recommendation, but answers to common questions I get….
Introducing… The Arts Society
(Happy 50th!) This week some friends in the sector are having a birthday bash; so we asked Chief Exec, Florian Schweizer and team to tell us more about their work, their….
Unsung Stories 2018: put her forward
I'm thrilled we are continuing Unsung Stories in 2018, as part of our Extraordinary Women theme. We wanted a locally significant project that….
Introducing… Historic Houses*
*WARNING - these houses contain real people, not just portraits of them! England's heritage is pretty special and wonderfully diverse: it's a….
Networking Days - Let’s talk about HODs!
Looking for new ideas to refresh your event? Want to appeal to families, but not sure how to go about it? Or maybe you staged a walk or talk last year that pulled in a….