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Go To a Heritage Event

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

If you're putting on heritage events and would like yours featured here, please use the contact information at the bottom of the page to send details to us.

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 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.

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

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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

Peterborough Cathedral Tower Tours

Saturdays and Sundays during April - October, Peterborough

See behind the scenes and enjoy the view from one of the tallest towers in Peterborough. More about the tower tours

Tile Decorating Workshops

Tuesday 5 July - Tuesday 13 December, Ironbridge

Join a drop-in tile decorating workshop between 10am and 2pm (Tuesdays) and try the tube lining technique to produce a tile featuring your own design and choice of colours. More information about the Tile Decorating Workshops

Out There: Our Post-War Public Art

Thursday 8 September - Friday 23 December, 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

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