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Here you can look up events across England offered by a wide variety of heritage organisations.

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Peter Laszlo Perri: The Sunbathers

Wednesday 5 July – Sunday 30 August 2017, Riverside Terrace Cafe, Royal Festival Hall, London

See a work of sculpture newly rescued and restored to the Royal Festival Hall after having been lost for decades.

More information about the temporary display of The Sunbathers

Festival of Archaeology

Saturday 15 – Sunday 30 July 2017, nationwide

Explore the archaeology of your local area, watch experts at work, and experience archaeology for yourself.

More information about the Festival of Archaeology

Seaside Walk Week at Scarborough Seafest

Saturday 22 - Sunday 23 July 2017, Meet at West Pier, South Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1PD

Experience a fantastic family fun day out at Scarborough Seaside Walk Week and enjoy exclusive out of hours access to the Sealife Sanctuary. Ideal for family and friends of all ages, the walk will start from West Pier and proceed at a gentle pace down South Bay towards Scarborough Spa. Here, there will be the chance to do rock pooling, fossil hunting and discover 165 million year old dinosaur footprints in Scarborough's Jurassic rocks.

More information about the Scarborough Seaside Walk

Heritage Open Days

Thursday 7- Sunday 10 September 2017, nationwide

England's largest and most diverse festival of history is expanding again this year, focusing on hidden stories and historical secrets from thousands of towns, villages and regions across the country. Opening up everywhere from artists' studios to nuclear bunkers, revealing hidden gardens and historic houses, and telling the stories of those who lived, built, worked and died in them.

More information about Heritage Open Days

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

Events listings

Capability Brown Festival 2016

2016 is the 300th anniversary of the birth of landscape designer Capability Brown. The Capability Brown Festival brings together a huge range of events, openings and exhibitions to celebrate and inspire new generations with Brown's love of landscape.

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 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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