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

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Out There: Our Post-War Public Art

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

From Rome to the Royal Crescent

Saturday 11 February - Sunday 4 June 2017, No. 1 Royal Crescent, Bath BA1 2LR

An exhibition celebrating the 250th Anniversary of the Royal Crescent in Bath explores architecture from Antiquity to the 18th Century through the models of Tim Richards.
More information about 'From Rome to the Royal Crescent' 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

I am London

Monday 3 to Friday 28 April 2017 - More London Riverside at London Bridge City, London SE1 2DB and Inside at City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London SE1 2AA

'I am London' is free exhibition celebrating the city's unique and complex identity. It's a snapshot of London in microcosm, told through its people and places.
Find out more about I am London

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

May Day Festival

Monday 1 May 2017, Headstone Manor & Harrow Museum, Pinner View, Harrow HA2 6PX

Come down to Headstone Manor & Museum and enjoy fabulous performances including Medieval living history battles and dancing, Punch and Judy puppet show and falconry displays and so much more. You can get tickets online or on the day!
More information about the May Day Festival

London History Day

Wednesday 31 May 2017 - London

The first ever London History Day, celebrating the capital's extraordinary history and heritage. Museums across the city will highlight an object in their collection that shows how London's people and places have contributed to the city's unique identity.
Find out more about London History Day

Living History Festival

Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 June 2017 - Weald & Downland Living Museum Singleton, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0EU

Step back in time whilst you walk through the ages at the Museum’s new signature event. Scores of re-enactors will be bringing the past to life with living history encampments, military displays, trades and crafts and historical demonstrations.
Find out more about Living History Festival

The Atlas of Hillforts of Britain and Ireland

Friday 23 - Sunday 25 June 2017, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG

This weekend conference will provide an opportunity to explore some of the results of the AHRC-funded 'Atlas of Hillforts of Britain and Ireland' project and to set these into wider contexts. Attendance is free, but ticketed.
More information about the conference on The Atlas of Hillforts of Britain and Ireland

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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 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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