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'If music be the food of love, play on!' A concert by Courtlye Musick with Scott Free

The Pilgrims' Hall, The Pilgrims' School, 3 The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LT
In person
Pre-booking required

'If music be the food of love, play on!' A concert to appeal to the lovers of Early Music and the magic of Shakespeare.

"Interwoven Tales: Embracing Diversity in Diaspora" Exhibition

Riverside Museum at Blake's Lock, Kenavon Drive, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3DH
In person
Pre-booking not required

A profound exploration of displacement depicted by refugees. Shared stories, forged bonds, and redefined safety through embroidery, each piece tells a unique story, forming a narrative of resilience and unity.

17 Castle Street Reading

17 Castle Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7SB
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Pre-booking not required

Rooms which are not normally open to clients with interesting beam construction, Diamond chimneys, carriage mounting block and Victorian staircase.

200 years to the day

Station Road, Hayling Island, Hampshire, PO11 0HB
In person
Pre-booking not required

On the 8th September 1824 the first bridge from Langstone to the island was opened. Almost immediately Hayling Island changed forever.

3 Church Street

Nye Saunders Ltd Chartered Architects, 3 Church Street, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1EQ
In person
Pre-booking required

Tour of 16th Century timber framed building.

A Call to Arms: The History of the Surrey Yeomanry at Fetcham Park

Fetcham Park House, Lower Road, Fetcham, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 9HD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Fetcham Park is hosting 'A Call to Arms: The History of the Surrey Yeomanry' an exhibition featuring historic panels on loan from Dorking Museum. Visit the exhibition and explore the Grade II* listed building, Laguerre murals and private grounds.

A Day in Paradise

3, 7, 9 Paradise, Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 9TX
In person
Pre-booking not required

Within the Ramsgate Historic Quarter is the town's oldest street Paradise which was home to retired sea captains in the early 18th century. Some of the houses will be open to the public accompanied by sea shanties and characters in costume.

A Glorious Name: how the roads, barracks and buildings of military Aldershot got their names

Aldershot Military Museum, Evelyn Woods Road, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 2LG
In person
Pre-booking not required

The names of the roads and buildings of Aldershot garrison are a roll-call of British military history and of the history of the Camp. This illustrated talk looks at meanings behind these names and how they came to be used in the Aldershot garrison.

A new garden at historic Hillside House, Allcroft Road.

Hillside House, 19-28 Allcroft Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5DJ
In person
Pre-booking required

The new garden at Hillside House was created in 2020-21. It was opened to the public for the first time during Heritage Open days 2023. This is an opportunity to see how it has changed. The house itself is not open.

A Profiles of the Past story, the life of Willian Hamlet the Elder

The Regency Town House, 13 Brunswick Square, The Regency Town House, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1EH
In person
Pre-booking required

Newly discover information about the artist Willian Hamlet the Elder (c.1749-1822) evidences that he was of African descent, join us to learn about him and his family.

A Soldier's life in the Great War

Detling Hill, Detling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3JF
In person
Pre-booking not required

To commemorate the 110th anniversary of the outbreak of the Great War, 1914-18, the Centre for Experimental Military Archaeology (CEMA) will be running a weekend of talks and presentations.

A step back in time: The storied past of St Giles Hill Park

Abbey House, The Broadway, High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9BE
In person
Pre-booking required

A 90-minute guided walk up and around St Giles Hill - including the hilltop park with views across the centre of Winchester - led by local historian and noted horticulturalist Dr Harry Mycock.

A Stitch in Time

Rowhurst Forge, Fire & Iron Gallery, Oxshott Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0EN
In person
Pre-booking not required

See inside one of Surrey’s oldest private homes and its adjacent working forge, with textile exhibits exploring this year’s theme of ‘Routes – Networks – Connections’.

A Tour of All Saints Church Hove

All Saints Hove, The Drive, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 3QE
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Pre-booking not required

A tour of this magnificent Grade 1 listed parish church, built in the late 19th century in a Gothic revival style. The building was designed by the great Victorian architect John Loughborough Pearson, who was also the architect of Truro Cathedral.

A Walk on the Ancient Ermyn Way connecting Leatherhead to Stane Street and London

Ermyn Way - opposite entrance to ExxonMobil site. OS Grid Ref: TQ(51)/185.566, Ashtead, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8UX
In person
Pre-booking required

A guided walk of the ancient Ermyn Way in Ashtead that will explore its historical features, both archaeological and industrial, and explore the biodiversity of the ancient boundary hedges.

A walk through the water meadows to St Cross

Winchester Cathedral, Outer Close, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
In person
Pre-booking required

A walk of historical interest from central Winchester to St Cross and back. About 2 miles.

A walking tour of Medieval Winchester

Winchester Westgate, High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9AP
In person
Pre-booking required

This walking tour led by Dr Cindy Wood will explore medieval Winchester - looking at the characters who lived in various properties and churches in the city which are now lost.

Abbey House Open Day

Abbey House, The Broadway, High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9BE
In person
Pre-booking not required

On Saturday 7th September, Abbey House will be open to the public as part of the Heritage Open Days scheme. Abbey House is the official residence of the Mayor of Winchester, and is not usually open to the public.

Abbot's Hospital

Abbots Hospital, High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3AJ
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Pre-booking not required

Grade 1 listed building. Jacobean almshouse, still in use for its original purpose.

Abingdon Baptist Church and 35 Ock Street

Abingdon Baptist Church, 35 Ock Street, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 5AG
In person
Pre-booking not required

A rare chance to visit these two Grade II listed buildings. The Church dates from the mid-19th century, but the adjacent house, used as the manse until the 1960s, is considerably older.