“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….
Heritage Volunteers Make Festival History
Heritage Open Days kicks off on Thursday 8th September with more than 5000 free events over four days across towns, cities and rural areas across England. With lots of….
Royal Heritage Prize for Charity of the Week
People’s Postcode Lottery is showcasing players’ support for this year’s Heritage Open Days festival with a competition to win a royal heritage break for….
Treasure Your Treasures
Patron Loyd Grossman has launched, what he calls, ‘the world’s greatest heritage festival’, rousing visitors to get out and about and ‘treasure….
Secret Gardens, Hidden Histories
Green-fingered folk from community allotments to private gardens and civic parks across the country are being encouraged to celebrate the Year of the English Garden as….