Posts by Heritage Open Days
Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility
Peterborough's state-of-the-art facility ensures that up to 85,000 tonnes of waste is diverted from landfill each year, recovering vital energy, and generating….
Dorchester Open Dor
No cars but LOTS of people - Dorchester's Open Dor event for Heritage Open Days 2019 was a huge, sunny, success! 16 organisations and 76 volunteers worked….
The Red House
The beautiful and much loved home of celebrated composer Benjamin Britten and his partner, the tenor, Peter Pears, offers visitors a unique chance to learn more about….
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
This oasis of historic gardens with four glass houses amongst its many attractions saw 6000 visitors in one day for HODs 2019. Part of the festival community for over ten….
HODs Headlines 2019
2019 marked 25 years of our extraordinary 'people powered' festival, and what a year it was! A full 10 days stretch saw a record 5,794 events take place….
Prince Philip Maritime Collection Centre
Royal Museums Greenwich have a world class collection of maritime history, stored and cared for in a purpose built Collections Centre in Kidbooke. In 2019 Mat….
Newington History Group
Highlighting a local archaeological dig gave Newington Uncovered, the community days organised by Newington History Group, an extra boost in 2019. Sue Flipping, from….
Lloyd’s Register Foundation, Heritage & Education Centre
A stunning Palazzo building houses the extraordinary library and archive of Lloyd's Register, covering over 250 years of marine and engineering science….
How was your HODs?
Over 10 days, thousands of amazing people have welcomed visitors to over 5,700 events celebrating our history and culture. A huge THANK YOU goes out to….