Posts by Heritage Open Days
Emmeline Pankhurst. Elizabeth Garret Anderson. Beatrice Shilling. Most people will recognise the first two names – the infamous suffragette, and….
Bunting danced on the breeze and the sun shone this weekend as castles, caves and coastlines were explored for free as part of Heritage Open Days 2017. Last weekend….
Another record-breaking year!
Over 5,500 events happening around the country for Heritage Open Days In recent years, every part of the heritage sector – from museums to military history sites,….
Love letters - let your words sparkle
We're looking for love letters to shine more light on Gilbert & Gordon's Unsung Story. Contribute your words to their diamond... Gilbert & Gordon: Then….
Heritage Open Days 2017 launches in style
With a colourful cake, some delicious bubbles and very special guests, the festival was launched in style this week at RIBA in London. Heritage Open Days held its….
LGBTQ History takes centre stage
Joe Meek. Alan Turing. Denis Wirth-Miller & Richard Chopping. Gilbert Bradley & George. This year, Heritage Open Days will tell four extraordinary stories. The….
Video Commissioning Opportunity
Are you a video or film maker? Are you passionate about history and heritage? Do you love telling stories in a creative and engaging way? If you can say YES to all of….
Four new ‘Unsung Stories’ to celebrate LGBTQ Heritage & History
Here at Heritage Open Days we champion the fact that history belongs to all of us. Whatever age, race, religion or sexuality, heritage both helps define and create….
“History is stories. All our stories.”
Heritage Open Days tells thousands of new tales in 2017. England’s largest and most diverse festival of history is expanding again this year, focusing on hidden….