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

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Design and Desire: The Great Exhibition of 1851

Until Friday 24 February 2017, Coalbrookdale Gallery, near Ironbridge

This free exhibition tells how the Great Exhibition of 1851 became one of the most influential events of the 19th century, breaking class boundaries and laying the foundations for a century of invention and modernity.
More information about 'Design and Desire: The Great Exhibition of 1851'

Out There: Our Post-War Public Art

Thursday 8 September 2016 - Friday 31 March 2017, Bessie Surtees House, Newcastle upon Tyne

Free Newcastle Quayside exhibition exploring the sculptures and structures created by pioneering artists between 1945 and 1985, long before the iconic Angel of the North was conceived.
More information about the 'Out There' exhibition

Footprint of the Abbey

Saturday 11 February - Sunday 21 May 2017, Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset

An exhibition by Areté Visual Arts supporting the Final Chapter of the Rescue Our Ruins Appeal. It will include paintings, sculpture and mixed media assemblages and this high quality work will be available to buy to boost the appeal.
More information about 'Footprint of the Abbey' exhibition

The Listed Property Show 2017

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 February 2017, London Olympia, Hammersmith Rd, London W14 8UX

If you are maintaining, altering or renovating your listed home - or even looking to buy one - The Listed Property Show is not to be missed! The Listed Property Show is your two day FREE event where you can gather more information and expert advice in one weekend than you can through months of personal research! We've brought together the industry's best, all under one roof, to save you money, time and stress.
More information about 'The Listed Property Show 2017'

Glastonbury Medieval Fayre

Saturday 15 - Sunday 16 April 2017, Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset

This year’s event will feature jousting, a battle, archery, living history, an abundance of entertainment and children’s activities, to name just a few highlights; it really is an event for all the family and provides plenty to do over the Easter weekend.

More information about the Glastonbury Medieval Fayre

Priorities for the London Plan - land use, infrastructure and 'good growth'

Thursday 27 April 2017, venue tbc, London

This seminar will consider the future for policy affecting planning and development in the Capital. It is timed to facilitate engagement on the development of a new London Plan, which will set out the Mayor’s strategic spatial plan for areas such as housing, transport, environment and economic development, and will provide an overarching framework for local planning at borough level.

More information about Priorities for the London Plan

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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 18-19 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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