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Immortalised: The People Loved, Left and Lost in our Landscape

Thursday 30 August to Sunday 16 September 2018 - The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High Street, Lambeth, London SE1 7AG

A free exhibition inviting you to enter four giant monuments that hold the key to our memorial past and future. From a Trafalgar Square lion to the Brighton Peace 'Angel,' to the boots on the contested statue of Edward Colson in Bristol, these will each explore how, why and who we remember, from the well-loved and famous, to the lost local hero.

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Guided Tours of the World Class Georgian Monuments

Times - 12:30-16:30
Monday – Saturday in August
Heritage Open Days - Thursday 6 September, Friday 7 September, Saturday 8 September, Thursday 13 September, Friday 14 September, Saturday 15 September
off Pipe Lane, Warkton, Northamptonshire, NN16 9XH

The Montagu Monuments constitute one of the finest and most important sets of funerary monuments in the country. Their importance owes a much to the skill and brilliance of the artists who created them as memorials of key figures in British history. Two of them were created by Roubiliac, best known for his chief works in Westminster Abbey. The third is by van Gelder, who worked with Robert Adam. The final monument, created by Thomas Campbell, a protégé of Nollekens.

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Heritage Open Days

Thursday 6 - Sunday 9 September and Thursday 13 - Sunday 16 September 2018

Discover hidden stories and historical secrets from thousands of towns, villages and regions across the country.

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Wirral Heritage Open Days: Della Robbia Pottery

Saturday 8 September, 11:00 - Williamson Art Gallery and Museum, Slatey Road, Birkenhead, CH43 4UE

Join us on for a guided tour of the fabulous display of Della Robbia Pottery, Birkenhead's contribution to the Arts and Crafts period in the late nineteenth century. Led by Julie Carroll of Liverpool John Moores University and co-curator of the Williamson’s 2016 exhibition “From Renaissance to Regent Street”. Free and open to all, places limited.

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Wirral Heritage Open Days: Victorian fashion accessories

Saturday 8 September, 11:30 - Williamson Art Gallery and Museum, Slatey Road, Birkenhead, CH43 4UE

Sally French Greenslade will introduce her collection of Victorian fashion accessories, and some from more recent times. Sally is an antiques dealer and expert speaker, and originally studied interior design at the Inchbald School of Design in London. Free and open to all.

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Wirral Heritage Open Days: Star Yachts

Saturday 15 September, 11:00 - 13:00 - Williamson Art Gallery and Museum, Slatey Road, Birkenhead, CH43 4UE

Star Yachts: the boats that were "guaranteed to sail", born in Birkenhead and now highly collectible around the world. We invite you to bring your memories and any Star Yachts from your collection or photographs to share with other enthusiasts, former staff and the Denye family for an informal celebration. Free and open to all.

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Human Stories: Another England

Wednesday 10 October to Sunday 11 November 2018 - NOW Gallery, Gateway Pavilion, Peninsula Square, Greenwich Peninsula, London SE10 0SQ

A free photographic exhibition in partnership with Historic England inspired by the photographs and research generated from 'Another England: Mapping 100 Years of Black and Asian History'. In addition, newly commissioned works will interrogate concepts of multiculturalism, intersectionality and a sense of place through the lens of emerging, contemporary photographers and arts collectives and new collectors.

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Heritage Trust Network Conference 2018

Monday 19 & Tuesday 20 November 2018 - The Engine Shed, Forthside Way, Stirling FK8 1QZ

Join the Heritage Trust Network in Scotland for a SKILLS-themed conference which will address some of the many and varied skills needed to successfully run a heritage building preservation project today. Day one will focus on getting your organisation ready, project off the ground and fundraising. Day two will explore the skills needed to manage your project on site, how to work well with volunteers and communities, and making the most of your heritage asset after the building works are completed.

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Historical Tower Tours of Old St. Mary's Church

Every Saturday & Sunday in 2018 - Clophill Eco Lodges, Old Church Path, Clophill MK45 4BP

The ruin of St. Mary's old church sits on a hill at the centre of the beautiful 40 mile long Greensand Ridge walk. The views from the observation tower are spectacular. Guided tower tours are available every weekend on the last Sunday of every month when our cafe is open as well between 2pm and 4pm. They can also be pre-booked online. There is a minimum donation of £3 per adult and £2 per child to help to cover costs.

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Celebrating Humphry Repton 1752 -1818

Join in the bicentenary of Humphry Repton, the great landscape gardener of later Georgian England. Repton was an innovative and prolific designer with over 400 commissions spanning a 30 year career. The Gardens Trust is coordinating a diverse programme of activities, events and research projects planned for 2018. Historic England is pleased to be supporting the celebrations.

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View from the Peterborough Cathedral tower
View from the Peterborough Cathedral tower © Peterborough Cathedral

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English Heritage

Step into the story of England at a range of events across the country.

First World War Centenary

A vibrant programme of cultural events and activities connecting current and future generations with the lives, stories and impact of the First World War.

Historic Houses Association

Events by Historic Houses Association members - these range from iconic stately homes such as Blenheim Palace and Highclere Castle to more intimate houses.

National Trust

Search for a National Trust event taking place near you.

Open Garden Squares Weekend

There are over 200 gardens to explore - some historic, some new - in this event on 17-18 June. Right now, you can volunteer to co-ordinate participating gardens.

Open House London

Among more than 700 buildings you can visit for free are many historical and public buildings such as 10 Downing Street and Banqueting House.

SAVE

SAVE hosts numerous events throughout the year, including book launches and private talks. Each year SAVE holds an annual lecture.

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

SPAB's events range from lectures and walking tours about architecture and design to training and opportunities for volunteers to get involved in a conservation project.

20th Century Society

Events including lectures and tours that tell the story of 20th century architecture.

Victorian Society

A busy programme of lectures, walks and tours taking in Victorian and Edwardian architecture.

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