HeritageEvents

26
JUN
Party
Yacht Party

Enjoy the view of Central London inside a Yacht worth billions and drink your favourite cocktail and enjoy the music supplied by the best DJ in London.Venue: Yacht Party Westminster Pier London SW1A 2JHPriceVIP: GBP 35Standard: GBP 25Links: Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com132067‐0…

27
JUN
Multiple Modernities
Royal Institute of British Architects

Mies van der Rohe is widely regarded as one of the pioneers of modernist architecture however his work can only be found in the West; North America and Western Europe.This talk will explore multiple readings of modernism through a non‐Western…

29
JUN
RHS Talk: First-rate Perennials with Val Bou
Borde Hill Garden

Val will identify some of the best performers in the garden whilst highlighting a selection of her personal favourites explaining why each is such a good plant.Val writes for The Daily Telegraph Saga Magazine and many others. She also judges…


01
JUL
City of London Walking Tour
City of London Walking Tour

2hour London walking tour taking in the best sights including all of the Citys most famous landmarks as well as some hidden gems.This tour is a great overview of London covering 2000 years of history. From the Romans…

07
JUL
Scandalous Marriage of George IV Talk
Cannon Hall Museum

Join us for this over 18s only evening to hear tales from actress Catherine Curzon on the marriage of George IV and his wife. It has everything and is a perennially popular topic with its illegitimate children scheming mistresses and…

08
JUL
Discover Dahls archives
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.00pm and 2.00pmCost: £1 per participant adults and children. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need to book to take part in the workshop.Age: recommended for 8 years to adult. Under 8s will…

08
JUL
Bournemouth University Festival of Learning
Talbot Campus

Bournemouth University invites you to join us in celebrating the joy of learning at our fifth annual Festival of Learning.We have a jam‐packed five‐day programme of free events activities and opportunities to learn something new.The annual Festival of Learning is…

08
JUL
Knight School
BourneHall Museum Children's Club

Sent away from home at the age of 7 to the castle of a wealthy Lord you will begin your training as a Page learning combat skills and horsemanship until you are 14. Between then and 21 you become a…

14
JUL
Evening Canoe Paddle on the River Dart - with Camp
River Dart

Join us for a magical evening on the River Dart The evening paddle by canoe is an opportunity to have an unusual evening where you slow down and experience the natural world on the water as it moves from day…

14
JUL
Underground and Tube Tour of London
Underground and Tube Tour of London

Starting at Paddington station the tour take you to some of Londons most famous deepest beautiful and peculiar underground stations.Learn about how London got its underground and its history.The route may change slightly depending on improvement work on the network.Please…

15
JUL
Norman Knights Tournament
Arundel Castle

12th century Knights and Crusaders will meet in preparation for the long journey to the Holy Land. A tournament of foot combat will be held on the upper grounds of Arundel Castle set beneath the 12th century Keep and oldest…

15
JUL
Medieval Weekend 2017
River Hamble Country Park

Historical re‐enactments a medieval village featuring authentic cooking combat demonstrations and travelling players performing a series of rambunctious plays will help bring the past to life in a FREE weekend of entertainment for all the family.Presented by the Road To…

15
JUL
Writers Talks: A Look into King Henry Vs Nav
River Hamble Country Park

Weve hand‐picked a selection of writers and historians to give talks on topics related to King Henry V and the Navy that dominated waters around 15th Century England.The Writers Talks take place on Saturday 15th June at the Medieval Weekend…

16
JUL
COMBE MILL in STEAMSunday 16th July2017
Combe Mill

COMBE MILL in STEAMSunday 16th July2017 Theme:‐Vintage & Classic Wheels at CombeWe will be running all of our steam and water powered machinery in this Late 19th Centuryrestored Sawmill and…

16
JUL
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…

18
JUL
Fanny Price and Emma Woodhouse Literary Talk
Cannon Hall Museum

We celebrate the life of the world renowned English author Jane Austen on the 200th Anniversary of her death.Join Marilyn Joice of The Northern Branch of the Jane Austen Society and an expert on this World renowned author in this…

18
JUL
Jane Austen and Marriage Fact or Fiction Talk
Cannon Hall Museum

We celebrate the life of the world renowned English author Jane Austen on the 200th Anniversary of her death.Join Marilyn Joice of The Northern Branch of the Jane Austen Society and an expert on this World renowned author in this…

18
JUL
The Story of the Horse
BourneHall Museum Home Education Group

They have transported us and our goods gone to war with us played with us and created our sports. From the small pit ponies to the great carthorse throughout time the horse has been there and until quite recently it…

19
JUL
Cave Painting
BourneHall Museum

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 painting in our very…

20
JUL
Workshop: Collection Photography
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

The day will incorporate plenty of practical skills training combined with a small amount of classroom tuition.Aimed at beginner photographers who wish to learn the basic controls of their camera this day is ideal for photographers who have a DSLR…

21
JUL
Summer Walk & Lunch with the Head Gardener
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

This walk will cover seasonal plants the gardens architectural delights the history of the garden and its recent restoration project and future development plans along with an opportunity to chat to the Head Gardener over lunch.Highlights include herbaceous planting and…

25
JUL
Joust Week
Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle in West Sussex is set to play host to the worlds longest international jousting competition with top challengers from across the globe taking part in its spectacular Jousting and Medieval Tournament WeekDestrier Pro HE Ltd will be returning…

28
JUL
Festival of the Garden: The Culture of Place
Charleston

Set in a marquee in Charlestons glorious summertime gardens join us for two days of events curated by landscape designer and eight times Chelsea Gold Medallist Tom Stuart‐Smith. Talks by leading landscape designers gardeners and historians gardening demonstrations and workshops.…

28
JUL
Alfresco Dining
Brunel's SS Great Britain

Located on the iconic ships Weather Deck gin lovers can learn a few tantalizing secrets from local micro‐distillery Bristol Gin with delicious cocktail tasting. Guests can also enjoy mezze style food inspired by the destinations of the ships voyages musical…

29
JUL
Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day
The Grange School

The Societys Open Day is Buckinghamshires major family history event. Its the day when all of the Societys research libraries will be available in one place including the Buckinghamshire names database containing well over five million entries taken from parish…

30
JUL
Talk: Priceless Paintings at The House
The House at Shuttleworth

Ticket price includes entry to The House and teacoffee on arrival. This event is suitable for ages 16. Advance booking required.Attendees may also book for Afternoon Tea see ticket options below.Event Timings:Arrive: 10.30 for refreshmentsTalk: 11.00‐12.00Book Online:Talk£9.95Talk with…

01
AUG
History Day
Arundel Castle

Set within the upper grounds of Arundel Castle these family friendly History Days will be an opportunity to meet a variety of historical characters including a Knight Pirate and Medieval Surgeon.Visitors will also be able to enjoy a…

03
AUG
Hurricane Heritage Photography Day
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Ever wanted to sit in the cockpit of a 1940s Hawker Hurricane Based at The Shuttleworth Collection Hurricane R4118 is widely regarded as one of the most historic British aircraft to survive in flying condition from the Second World War.Book…

09
AUG
Discover Archaeology
Bourne Hall Museum Childrens Club

We take a look at a recent dig and see how archaeologists work what they find and how they interpret their discoveries.You will get the chance to see and handle bones and other finds from the Stone Age to…

13
AUG
Heritage Railway - crafts open day
The Electric Railway Museum

Visit the Electric Railway Museums open days for a selection of gift and craft stalls amongstthe museums rich collection of historical locomotives along with interactive museum displays on electricity or you can take a ride on the miniature…

16
AUG
Invertebrate Walk
The Swiss Garden

For those who enjoy the natural world a walk around the beautiful Swiss Garden and adjoining Woodland in search of interesting specimens from the invertebrate world. Try your hand at pond‐dippingFeaturing a nature table and display from the Bedfordshire Natural…

16
AUG
The Romans at Home
BourneHallMuseum Children's Club

In the largest shaft the remains of 53 people were found. Discover how the building of a road brought Ewell in touch with the whole Empire. Get to handle Roman objects Also make you own Roman lamp.…

18
AUG
Ghost Tour & Bat Walk. August
Knebworth House And Park

A unique opportunity to tour the House at night and hear the tales of the incidents we cannot explain. Visit areas where our resident presences have been detected.Gates open at 6.30 pm on the 18th August. The evening will take…

19
AUG
Medieval Tournament
Arundel Castle

The Knights Squires and Men‐at‐Arms of Raven Tor Living History Group will meet in a Medieval Foot Tournament on the upper lawns of Arundel Castle.With competitions using a variety of weapons the free‐style fighting of the combatants will be the…

20
AUG
Combe Mill in Steam Sun 20th August 2017
Combe Mill

Combe Mill in Steam Sun 20th August 2017Theme:‐ Model Engineering at the Mill:‐ We will be running all of our steam and water powered machinery in this restored Sawmill and workshop that once served the Blenheim Palace Estate.…

23
AUG
WW1 the Home Front
BourneHall Museum Children's Club

Discover how hard life was with shortages of food and coal. Would you like to go on to the Common to try and find extra food to eat If your father was home on leave you need not go…

24
AUG
Keynote Address: Suzannah Lipscomb
Senate House, Chancellors Hall

Historian author and broadcaster Suzannah Lipscomb gives our seasons keynote address exploring the four key themes of the exhibition.Dr Suzannah Lipscomb MA MSt DPhil Oxon F.R.Hist.S. is an historian author broadcaster and award‐winning academic.Suzannah is Senior Lecturer in Early Modern…

26
AUG
Multi-period Event
Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle in West Sussex is set to take visitors on a thrilling journey through the centuries this August Bank Holiday weekend 26‐28 August as part of its History In Action Multi‐Period event.Set on the Lower Lawns of Arundel Castle…

27
AUG
Summer Steamings
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…

30
AUG
WW2 -- A Childrens War
BourneHall Museum Children's Club

Be prepared with gas mask training and air raid drill then put out a fire bombone of the hundreds that were dropped on Epsom at a time when there were only three fire engines Learn to play fag…

02
SEP
Lincoln Longwool, Legends of the County Exhibition
Lincoln Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Saturday 2 September to Monday 4 DecemberAn exhibition to celebrate 150 years of the Lincoln Longwool Sheep Association telling the story of the breed and the many local products associated with its wool. Free except event days…

04
SEP
Railways of Exmoor and Flying Scotsman Break
Yarn Market Hotel

The world famous steam locomotive number 60103 will be visiting the West Somerset Railway in September in what will be one of only three working appearances at heritage railways in Britain during 2017.In conjunction with this visit here…

05
SEP
Flying Scotsman Breakaway
The Luttrell Arms Hotel

The world famous Flying Scotsman steam locomotive 60103 visits West Somerset Railway 5th‐12th September 2017. The Luttrell Arms Hotel Dunster have a limited number of tickets for this week long event. Dont miss the opportunity to book a stay in…

09
SEP
The Worst Jobs in Tudor Times
BourneHallMuseum Children's Club

He needs a gong farmer a food taster a spit boy a groom of the stool and a wool dyer. If you really want to get ahead become an executioner Come along and see if you fancy a change of…

16
SEP
Dronfield Hall Barn Medieval Festival
Dronfield Hall Barn

Dronfield Hall Barn holds its very first medieval festival on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September. The event will be headlined by an appearance from the renowned medieval society Knights in Battle. Come and experience how life was in the…

24
SEP
Talk: The Life of Richard Shuttleworth
The House at Shuttleworth

Richard purchased his first vintage car the 1898 Panhard Levassor which he ran in the Brighton Run around the same time as he bought his first aircraft the DH60X Moth G‐EBWD in which he learned to fly. Both of which…

28
SEP
In Conversation with Philippa Gregory
Senate House, Beveridge Hall

Philippa Gregory will join Senate House Library in conversation with Professor Christopher Cook to discuss the impact of the Reformation on the female characters she researches for her books. About Philippa GregoryPhilippa Gregory was an established historian and writer when…

29
SEP
What's it worth - Antiques Talk and Valuations
Look and Sea Centre

As well as being Eastbournes only licensed sight‐seeing guide Harry Pope is also something of an amateur expert on antiques. His amusing talk includes some of the good and bad buys he has made despite the best advice from his…

Updated: 25/06/2017 04:43:52