BLOG: Festival spotlights
Treasure your Treasures
From the 8th of September through to the 11th, Heritage Open Days is celebrating your local treasures by holding thousands of free events across the….
Garden Highlight: St Peter’s Churchyard, St Albans
St Peter’s Churchyard, in St Albans, is a space for people to reflect and remember. Church manager, Moira Dean tells us more... What is in your green space? Our….
Garden Highlight: The Rainbow Community Garden, Hull
This week our spotlight focuses on The Rainbow Community Garden in Hull. The garden was a derelict piece of land on a North Hull Housing Estate until Jeannie….
Celebrating the English Garden
From the 8th of September through to the 11th, hundreds of gardens and green spaces across the country will open up for Heritage Open Days – all for….
Do something new: discover Lepe’s Cold War history
Up periscope! Nia Crouch introduces us to the cold history behind Lepe Country Park's monitoring station... As the Project Officer for our Heritage Lottery funded….
Do something new: Explore St Marie’s Cathedral, Sheffield
Today's spotlight falls on the beautiful St Marie's Cathedral in Sheffield. Laura Claveria, the site's Heritage Engagement & Learning Officer….
Do something new in Norwich
Brass bands, fashion shows, and a chance to throw wet sponges are amongst the new highlights for Heritage Open Days in Norwich this year. Flo Reynolds,….
Do something new - go green with WWF-UK
This year you can explore one of the greenest buildings in the country over Heritage Open Days. Tessa Manser, Events Coordinator for WWF - UK tells us more about the site….
Do something new in Blackburn
1000 people in 4 hours – welcome to the Blackburn Heritage Festival! Harriet Roberts, the festival coordinator talks us through it in the second of….