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….
Highlighting LGBTQ heritage
Celebrating heritage means celebrating all our stories, including those which have been left unsung… 2017 marks an important year in LGBTQ history- 50 years ago….
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….
Connecting trees and people
Led by the Woodland Trust, more than 70 organisations from across multiple sectors have joined forces to lead society in creating a Charter for Trees, Woods and People….
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….
Volunteer with us - get involved, gain experience and make connections
Ever wondered how such a large and diverse festival runs? Well here's a chance to find out - we have two great new opportunities to join our friendly and….
Sign up for Heritage Open Day’s media masterclass
It’s a crazy world out there - Press releases, interviews, social media, traditional media. TV, radio, online, print. These days, there’s a….