Stepping out from the shadows: lesser-known suffrage champions
Pankhurst and Fawcett are names you’ve probably heard, at school, or in the media this week. But what about Ford, Smyth or Brown? Just some of the other….
Artist / innovator / storyteller? We need you!
An exciting opportunity to work with local organisers across England to shine a light on some unsung stories of extraordinary women. Building on the success of our….
Social Media Maestro? Volunteer with us!
Are you an avid Facebook user, intrepid Tweeter or inspirational Instagrammer? Well we’re looking for an enthusiastic and creative volunteer to help with our social….
HODs Headlines 2017
2017 was another fantastic year for Heritage Open Days, with a record-breaking number of events, put together by more organisers than ever before. Our four….
A Double Date in 2018!
Next year, for the first time in the history of Heritage Open Days, the festival will take place across two weekends in September – the 6-9th and the 13-16th. ….
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….
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….