One Festival. Two Weekends. Hundreds of Extraordinary Women.
6th-9th AND! 13th-16th September For the first time in its 24-year history, Heritage Open Days – England’s largest festival of culture and history –….
Unsung Stories 2018: put her forward
I'm thrilled we are continuing Unsung Stories in 2018, as part of our Extraordinary Women theme. We wanted a locally significant project that….
Another record-breaking year!
Over 5,500 events happening around the country for Heritage Open Days In recent years, every part of the heritage sector – from museums to military history sites,….
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….
“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….
Bettany Hughes joins Heritage Open Days !
There’s nothing we love more here at HODs HQ than having something really juicy to announce. . .and news doesn’t come much bigger than this! ….
People, Places and Postcodes
Heritage Open Days awarded extra funding from Players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Heritage Open Days, England's biggest festival of history and culture, is….
HODs Headlines 2016
Once again this September millions of people took up the invitation to explore their heritage for free. Many thanks to all who made those events happen and thank you to….
Let’s open the doors!
Loyd Grossman CBE has declared Heritage Open Days open for business as historic sites across England prepare to offer free access to 3.5 million visitors between 8-11….