HODs event directory now live - new events added each day!

Heritage Open Days Returns With a Recipe for Discovery

The festival Event Directory is available now.

This year’s programme offers a recipe for discovery: the festival’s theme is Edible England. From woodland foraging to factory floor, forgotten recipes to regional delicacies, the HODs festival community will explore the past, present, and future of England’s culinary heritage and culture.

The event directory is now live and new events are being added each week. Highlights so far include:

Celebrate Ormskirk - Ormskirk, Lancashire
Take a trip down memory lane to the market town that is said to be the birthplace of gingerbread and rediscover some of Lancashire’s traditional culinary delights.
Sunday 19 September, 11am to 4pm

Founders Favourites - Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Romsey, Hampshire
Discover the plants and trees that avid plantsman, Sir Harold Hillier, cherished and pick up tips from present-day horticulture experts.
Tuesday 14 September, 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm

High Street Sound Walks - various locations
Historic England is working with the National Trust and Sound UK to launch a series of self-guided, immersive sound walks to help people in Redruth, Reading, Great Yarmouth, Grantham, Barrow and Hull to discover the magic of their local high streets.
Friday 10 to Sunday 19 September

Download the full press release here