Posts by Heritage Open Days
Not all castles are the same... in the heart of Devon sits one that has been an historic family home for over six centuries with a growing reputation as a hub of….
St James the Great Church, Daisy Hill
From telescopes to jigsaw puzzles, the community at this Grade II* listed church in Greater Manchester have continually found new ways to welcome people and share….
Y Theatre Leicester
Leicester's YMCA houses a beautiful Edwardian Theatre - the oldest in the city. This year the site and its history was shared in a brilliant new way as young people….
HODs Festival Review 2020
In a year of unprecedented change, the Heritage Open Days community pulled together to ensure the festival not only survived, but thrived. Learning new skills, coping with….
Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind
An independent charity dedicated to supporting people with sight loss in Sheffield for the past 160 years, Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind was due to celebrate….
A three year restoration project gave Hereford Cathedral a special new space to share with visitors, and Heritage Open Days provided the test ground for them to….
Leeds Civic Trust
Leeds is a vibrant city, full of grand Victorian architecture, testament to its industrial past, but there is so much more to explore. Helping people do just that….
Royal Holloway, University of London
A complete showstopper of a site, the university is not only architecturally stunning, but as HODs visitors for the past 20 years have found, the more you explore, the….
Beverley Civic Society
Beverley is an historic town in the East Riding of Yorkshire, a quiet, little known gem of a place that for the past 4 years has burnt extraordinarily brightly as a….