More Festival Pioneers - Then & Now
With this year's festival almost upon us, now is another great chance to look back to the very first Heritage Open Days in 1994, ranging from old favourites still….
Discover Creativity: 10 Events That May Surprise You
From acrobats and inflatables in churches, to mechanical elephants and magic mirrors, heritage is not always what you think. The festival is full of incredible sites….
Take A Trip Through Time
Allow us to transport you back in time... From Neolithic walkways in 3806 BC to Cold War bunkers in the 20th century and everything in between, discover….
Dare to Dream - 25 craftivism workshops
Yesterday’s dreams helped shape today’s reality, so what future will your dreams create? Explore the stories of past changemakers and consider your own dreams….
8 Great Film & TV Locations You Can Visit
If you've ever dreamt of recreating iconic scenes from film, or wished you could live in the world of your favourite TV series, then here's your chance.….
Top 10 Events to Meet the Experts
This is your chance to hear it from the experts themselves! Bones, books and the Borgias are just some of the topics on offer – there’s so much to learn during….
25 NEW Highlights
It's our silver anniversary - a sparkling milestone! In true HODs style we're celebrating both the old and the new. Here are 25 highlights opening up for the….
Anniversary celebrations will add an extra spark to these events over Heritage Open Days. From brass bands to famous towers, we’re not the only ones celebrating this….
Six Great Archaeology Events
While the Festival of Archaeology has come to an end, your opportunity to discover more is only just beginning. Here are a few event highlights to give you a taste of what….