England through the ages…
From Neolithic civilisations to code breaking in World War Two, Heritage Open Days offers the perfect chance to explore over 6,000 years of English history. Early….
A Game of Opposites: 5 intriguing pairs
Winter is coming, but not before some fantastic Autumn highlights! A game of opposing pairs gave us a new perspective on the unique, fun and exciting events taking place….
Street Art: The power of a picture on the wall
Above my desk is a postcard with a striking monochrome stencil of a lady whose steady gaze quietly encourages me to get on with things! This is 18th century feminist Mary….
The First Feminist – 3 markers for Mary
Described as the original suffragette, author and free thinker Mary Wollstonecraft was a pioneer of women’s rights. She defied the norms of 18th century society,….
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….
‘put her forward’: beyond size
25 new statues of women. How great is that? More importantly, how necessary, when you realise that there are only 26 statues of non-mythical, non-royal women….
Exploring European cultural heritage at Shugborough Estate
In this special European Year of Cultural Heritage, we are thrilled that so many places have taken inspiration from Europe for their events. What is the European Year of….
90 years of protecting Oxford’s dreaming spires
It’s an extra special year for one of our brightest hubs, Oxford Preservation Trust is celebrating its 90th birthday! Many happy returns, break out that cake and….
England’s biggest heritage festival – and why we love being part of it all!
Strictly has sequins and spray tans - but September is also about HODs and fuchsia pink! - says local coordinator Sarah Flannery. As founder of Knutsford Promenades, Sarah….