How to get involved
To join the amazing network of local organisers across the country, register with us online. If you get stuck at any point we're only a phone call or an email away.
Heritage Open Days 2023 = 8-17 September
Why get involved?
- Get a flavour of the festival's impact from our 2022 HODs Review
- Hear from other local organisers on our video or read their case studies
- Find out more about our entry criteria and the support we offer then follow the steps below.
Registration step by step...
Nb. Event registration opens in March but you can get a headstart by connecting to the community now.
Nb. Some local areas have a local coordinator who helps promote and organise the festival within an area. Some will even do the registration for you! Check out the local coordinator hubs here.
1 - Connect with us
2 - Submit your details
Submit your event details using the form in your Organiser area / My events section. Event registration is open until August 2024.
3 - Check your listings
Most events need to be reviewed by the team before being fully registered, if there's a query we'll be in touch, otherwise you will get an email to notify you that is has been approved for publication. This might take a few weeks as we're a small team, please bear with us!
Listings go live on the website in early summer - do check your entry is correct and present.
4 - Create your promotion materials
Use our online templates to promote your event throughout your community.
5 - Keep us posted
Let us know if anything needs changing in the run up to the event. Double check your risk assessment measures. Then have a wonderful event and tell us all about it afterwards!