HeritageEvents

19
OCT
Festival of the Future City Bath
The Edge

With a focus on the complexities of a place like Bath a city similar to Venice with UNESCO world heritage status how should cities reinvigorate their character and economy when looking to the futureThanks to the master planning of John…

21
OCT
Afrobeat & the Global Human Rights Struggle
Goldsmiths, University of London

Fela Anikulapo‐Kuti created Afrobeat at a point in his life when he became more conscious about civil rights and injustice. Afrobeat music continues to provide a musical platform for political commentary and challenges of daily life. The spread of Afrobeat…

24
OCT
The Battle of Waterloo the day that decided Europe
Bourne Hall Museum Kid's Club

Wellington with his British and Allied army and Napoleon with his French Imperial Guard. One decisive battle could end 20 years of bloody conflict on the continent. It was a showdown between two of historys military giants. They were the…


25
OCT
Norman Knights in the Keep
Arundel Castle

As the Castle celebrates its 950th anniversary Raven Tor Living History Group returns to the origins of Arundel Castle portraying the men and women of the 12th century. An opportunity for visitors to meet Norman Knights and Ladies see the…

25
OCT
Red Stag Safari Break
The Luttrell Arms Hotel

Available only to guests booking in at the award winning Luttrell Arms Hotel Dunster on 25th and 26th October 2017. Tickets cost £30pp for this trip across the stunning Exmoor landscape with Red Stag Safari on 26th October 2017. Just…

25
OCT
CAVE PAINTING
Bourne Hall Museum Kid's Club

They left behind a vivid record of their way of life and some clues of what they believed in. Discover how and why these paintings were created. Then by flickering light try to create your own cave paintings. 11am‐12.00pm &…

27
OCT
Ghost Hunting @ Castle Lodge
Castle Lodge

Castle Lodge is medieval elizabethan Tudor architectural transition period house in Ludlow Shropshire situated close to Ludlow Castle. Scenes from thefilm Moll Flanders were shot here in 1965. Castle Lodge has some of the largest collections of oak paneling in…

28
OCT
Autumn Steamings
Bolron Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society.Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in…

30
OCT
Architecture Tour: St Paul's Cathedral & Archive
St Paul's Cathedral

Spend an afternoon behind the scenes of St Pauls Cathedral. RIBA Friends are invited on a special tour of the handsome theological library before heading to the Trophy Room to see Wrens Great Model and then on to the Architectural…

30
OCT
Halloween Walk on the Dark Side
BourneHall Museum

Visit graveyards and crime scenes if you dare. Hear tales of local folk who wont stay dead ghostly coach crashes and exploding gunpowder mills. Discover the story of Joan Butts Ewells witch.Are you brave enough to dare to…

31
OCT
Halloween Southampton Ghost Tour
Outside Tudor House

Scream in Southampton with our interactive Southampton Ghost Tour.Right from the start you will be gripped by the many ghostly stories from Southamptons eerie past. The tours include live actors who take on the part of Southamptons most notorious ghosts…

01
NOV
The Building of Llanwern Steel Works
Caldicot Scout Hall

Join us to watch a series of documentary films presented by David Waters which show how the Steelworks opened in 1962 came into being.…

04
NOV
Wheels, Rails and Sails
Gainsborough Methodist Church Hall

This conference is wide ranging in its topics with a an underlying transport theme. Transport is what kept indeed still keeps Lincolnshire working and nowhere was more important in the 17th to 19th centuries than Gainsborough our venue for today.…

06
NOV
Exclusive House Tour & Lunch at Cliveden
Cliveden National Trust

In the safe hands of our knowledgeable guides explore parts of Cliveden house usually hidden to our visitors. See where the icons of Clivedens past enjoyed entertainment in the lavish style then dine on a three course meal in The…

10
NOV
Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show
The NEC, Birmingham

Enjoy the Meguiars Club Showcase vote in the Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership take a Dream Ride from the Sporting Bears garage or buy your next classic car or bike in the Silverstone Auctions two‐day sale. Theres also the Wheeler…

12
NOV
A Salute To The Forties
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

A Salute To The Forties is the ultimate 1940s tribute show transporting you back in time to the 40s with flags bunting and webbing in true variety show fashion packed full of stars from the 40s artists such as George…

14
NOV
An Evening With Peter Andre
The Epstein Theatre

Born in England and raised in Australia Peter Andre first rose to fame as a singer during the nineties. Influenced by the soul and dance music of his youthhis big break came in 1990 as a contestant on the television…

16
NOV
An Evening with AP McCoy (Sir Anthony McCoy OBE)
Jury's Inn

A NIGHT WITH THE LEGEND THAT IS Sir AP McCoy.Sir Anthony McCoy OBE is the worlds greatest jump jockey. He has dominated his sport for over 2 decades making him one of the UKs highest profile sporting talents. Sir Anthony…

18
NOV
Hedgelaying
Earth Trust Centre

A very practical hands‐on two days learning to lay a Midland style hedge with expert Clive Leeke. Find out all about this traditional skill on the job.All specialist tools and equipment provided.For beginners and those who wish to gain more…

18
NOV
Battlefield Medicine
Bourne Hall Museum, Children Club

The risk of infection and the arrival of new terror weapons like gas in WW1 led to the development of new equipment to defend against them from the tin helmet to the gas mask. Learn how the chances of survival…

23
NOV
An Evening With Paul Gascoigne
Mercure Hull Grange Park Hotel

Join us for an evening with one of Englands greatest footballers Paul GascoigneDuring his senior career Gazza had spells with Newcastle United Tottenham Hotspur Lazio and Rangers Middlesbrough and Everton between 1985 and 2004.His football career is particularly remembered for…

25
NOV
Lady Bay Vintage Midcentury Antiques Fair
Nottingham Rugby & Sports Club

Whether youre a retro fan a collector of mid‐century modern or youre looking for something vintage beautiful & quirky for yourself or your home try us out on Saturday 25th November. Well have thousands of goods to browse through at…

25
NOV
New Impressions: Re-designing Renaissance Books
Norfolk Heritage Centre, Floor 2, Thr Forum

The Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Librarys collection of Renaissance books held in the Norfolk Heritage Centre is one of Norwichs greatest treasures just waiting to be discovered. This spectacular collection contains books from the centuries soon after the invention of…

26
NOV
Talk: The History of Old Warden Park
The House

This colourful talk will bring to life the history of Old Warden Park led by The House and Parkland manager Amanda Done.Ticket price includes entry to The House and teacoffee on arrival. This event is suitable for ages 16. Advance…

26
NOV
Afternoon Tea (November)
The House at Shuttleworth

Treat yourself to a wonderful home‐baked afternoon tea in the grand setting of The House at Shuttleworth. Formerly the home of the Shuttleworth family The House will be open for viewing with room stewards on hand to tell you more…

01
DEC
Dunster by Candlelight Break
Yarn Market Hotel

Stay in Dunster for this very special weekend where Dunster steps back in time the streets are closed to traffic the village lit by candlelight with shops open late a candlelit parade street entertainers carol singing brass bands morris dancers…

03
DEC
JAPANESE TEA CEREMONY
West Dean College

.Now in the 21st century the tea ceremony continues to influence a nation and its peoples way of thinking and living. For Japanese people Chanoyu is a mental discipline for pursuing a state of mind in which the person is…

04
DEC
Candlelight Tours
Haddon Hall

December 4th5th6th13th14th15th and 18th.Beginning the evening with a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie guests will join a knowledgeable guide on an enchanting tour of Haddon Hall taking in the history and beauty by Candlelight. On the evenings…

08
DEC
Festive Visit to the Castle Break
Yarn Market Hotel

A 2 night Dinner Bed and Breakfast break to include a festive Christmas lights illuminated gardens evening visit to Dunster Castle admission to the castle and grounds and a tour of Dunster working water mill.…

10
DEC
Deptford Creek Low Tide Walk
Creekside Discovery Centre

Our hugely popular monthly public low tide walks give you a different perspective of London and urban wildlife. Led by our conservationist with 30 years experience we guarantee you some good clean muddy fun Expeditions last about two hours and…

16
DEC
Christmas in the Trenches
BourneHall Museum Children's Club

Discover how the troops managed to celebrate refusing to allow the harsh conditions to dampen their festive cheer.Did all the troops celebrate Christmas on the right day Learn how gifts from the home front were organised and encouraged by royalty…

16
DEC
Carols in the Barn
Winterbourne Medieval Barn

A group of busy angels are making sure everything for the birth of Jesus goes to plan....butdoes itMembers of St Michaels Church present a dramatic performance of the Christmas story suitable for all ages.Lots…

24
DEC
Christmas in Dunster
Yarn Market Hotel

Enjoy a traditional Christmas in the medieval village of Dunster. Full board break including Gala Dinners on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day traditional Christmas lunch and evening buffet supper. A programme of activities is on offer throughout the break or…

28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society.Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in…

29
DEC
Engineering Open Workshop 2017
The Shuttleworth Collection

Get to see areas and projects not usually on view to the public and chat to our skilled aircraft engineers and volunteers who love discussing what goes into rebuilding vintage aircraft maintenance and the skills needed to keep these aircraft…

04
FEB
Cambodia Challenge
Cambodia

Lying in the heart of old Indochina the small country of Cambodia is home to dazzling green rice‐paddies and jungle dotted with temples and ruins villages of thatched stilted houses and small towns where Buddhist temples nestle amongst graceful French…

24
FEB
The Listed Property Show
Kensington Olympia Exhibition Centre

The Listed Property Show organised by the Listed Property Owners Club is back at Olympia London for the 12th year on 24‐25 February 2018. Meet with the biggest collection of listed building suppliers and specialists across one weekend under one…

07
APR
Heritage Transport Show
Kent Showground

The Heritage Transport Show is for anyone with a passion or interest for vintage vehicles. The Show will feature the popular South East Bus Festival with a display of over 100 vintage buses. Visitors can also ride some of the…

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