Posts by Heritage Open Days
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….
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….
HODS: The Future
Next year, Heritage Open Days will be 25 years old – the perfect opportunity to reflect on and celebrate all that we, our organisers and volunteers….
2019: The BIG year!
This year’s festival was a first for all of us, with Heritage Open Days taking place across two weekends. In 2019, having listened to our organisers and….
Over two weekends, thousands of amazing people have welcomed visitors to 5,517 events celebrating our history and culture. A huge THANK YOU goes out to….
25 Remarkable Women - One Extraordinary Festival
Heritage Open Days and interactive theatre-makers non zero one unveil 25 new statues of women across England According to the Public Monuments & Sculpture….
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….
Travelling into the Unknown – Female Explorers and Adventurers
To mark 100 years since the first British women got the vote, this year’s Heritage Open Days theme is ‘Extraordinary Women’. Hundreds of events are….