2019: The BIG year!
This year’s festival was a first for all of us, with Heritage Open Days taking place across two weekends. In 2019, having listened to our organisers and….
Over two weekends, thousands of amazing people have welcomed visitors to 5,517 events celebrating our history and culture. A huge THANK YOU goes out to….
Heritage Open Days 2018 Photography Competition
We know you love taking pictures of the incredible range of events that take place for Heritage Open Days each year. Now’s your chance to share the pictures you take….
A new collaboration with 2017 Historic Photographer of the Year
We’re delighted to announce a new collaboration between Heritage Open Days and award winning photographer, Matt Emmett of Forgotten Heritage. Matt's specialism….
The World Cup (of cakes!)
It’s official! Today we’re launching the Heritage Open Days’ World Cup of Cakes, pitting the sixteen most sinful slices against each other. ….
Networking Days - Let’s talk about HODs!
Looking for new ideas to refresh your event? Want to appeal to families, but not sure how to go about it? Or maybe you staged a walk or talk last year that pulled in a….
Sign up for our workshops
Organising a Heritage Open Days event is simple. Making it one to remember can be a bit trickier! It takes exciting ideas, press coverage to generate audiences and….
Wanted! Press and Communications Officer
Are you a snappy writer, a creative thinker, who loves our local heritage in all its diverse glory? Then we have the perfect role for you... We're looking for a….
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….