HeritageEvents

25
APR
Liverpool Re-imagined - Unbuilt Liverpool!
Quaker House

SPEAKER: Mark Anthony Craig: Landscape Architect and Regeneration Officer; Chair of New Ferry Residents Association; WW2 re‐enactorTV and film extra.Liverpool has a very distinctive skyline. The Three Pier Head Graces the two Cathedrals the Radio City Tower and more recently…

29
APR
Sealed Knot Fire Power Weekend
The Helicopter Museum

Following the success of 2016s event the Sealed Knot return to the Helicopter Museum this May bank holiday. Witness the fire power of cannon and muskets during English Civil War Re‐enactments. Then explore the soldiers living history encampment and meet…

29
APR
Costumes from Wolf Hall
Gainsborough Old Hall

Sat 29th April ‐ Mon 28th AugAn exciting exhibition of costumes from the acclaimed BBC Drama depicting the main characters of Henry VIIIs court at the time of Thomas Cromwells rise to power as Henrys chief advisor. Find some fascinating…


29
APR
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…

29
APR
Hertfordshire Garden Show
Knebworth House And Park

A fantastic event for the May Bank Holiday weekend.The 26th Hertfordshire Garden Show takes place at Knebworth Park. Get your garden ready for the new season with plenty of fresh ideas for plants and accessories to make your garden look…

30
APR
May Day 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
APR
1795 Newcomen Engine Open Days and Demonstrations
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Come along discover the 1795 New Colliery and marvel at the Elsecar Great Engine built at the direction of Earl Fitzwilliam. The oldest steam engine still in its original location anywhere the engine is recognised to be one of the…

30
APR
Guided Tours: The Earls Village of Iron and Coa
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Join our guides for a fascinating tour around the village. Discover what it meant to live and work in the Earls village of iron and coal. Imagine the power of the furnaces the bravery of our miners and grand splendour…

30
APR
Simply Ford
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Bring your Ford to Beaulieu and become part of the eighth Simply Ford rallya gathering of Fords of all shapes and sizes. Any model is welcome; from classic Capris and Cortinas to new Rangers and Fiestas.Join the hundreds…

01
MAY
In Conversation with Yanis Varoufakis
Union Chapel

In Conversation with Yanis Varoufakis: My Battle With Europes Deep EstablishmentAs finance minister of Greece Yanis Varoufakis sparked public controversy when he attempted to re‐negotiate his countrys relationship with the EU. But what really happened took place behind closed doors…

01
MAY
Special Events Tour Show An Evening with Alberto E
The Glee Club Birmingham

Inside The Ropes is thrilled to announce that ALBERTO EL PATRON will be joining us for an UNCENSORED Evening with show.Patron had a hugely successful stint in WWE where he was a Royal Rumble winner Money In The Bank winner…

04
MAY
Cask Is King
mary kings close

4th 11th 18th and 25th May21.1522.45Cask Is King is taking place every Thursday in May to celebrate Whisky MonthEnjoy a guided tour through the dark streets of The Real Mary Kings Close where you will enjoy a dram…

05
MAY
Spring 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 swathes of daffodils…

06
MAY
Talks and Masonic Centre Open Day
Loughton Masonic Centre

Three talks and an Open Day at the Loughton Masonic Hall. The programme is below.Open Day 1 pm6 pm; just drop in and have a look around. FREETalk Details: 2.15pm Freemasonry Today Chris Hicks; 3.30pm Snaresbrook House: A…

07
MAY
The Victorian Forest: an all day walk
Loughton Station

This walk will re‐trace the course of Queen Victorias visit to Epping Forest from Chingford Station to High Beach on 6 May 1882. The walk will be accompanied by commentary on aspects of Epping Forest in Victorian times.Route: 1. Loughton…

08
MAY
The Friends of Archives social
Experience Barnsley

Come along and join the Friends of Archives at their evening social event with guest speaker.7pm to 9pm£3 per person To book a place or for more information contact Roger Walton Chairman on 01226 281941…

13
MAY
Curator's Tour of the Wedding Dress
Cannon Hall Museum

Meet the curator of the current exhibition Tales of The Wedding Dress for a brief insightinto this major exhibition at Cannon Hall Museum. Take a curatorial walk and talk through the changing exhibition space and learn more about the costumes…

13
MAY
Spring Autojumble
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Visit the 24th Spring Autojumble being held at Beaulieu over the weekend of 13‐14th May 2017. Browse over one thousand stands bursting with automotive bargains. From motoring parts automobilia and accessories to literature tools and clothing. Covering all motoring…

13
MAY
MEET A ROMAN SOLDIER
BourneHall Museum Children's Club

Discover what it was like to be a Roman soldier having to serve for 25 years before receiving your generous pension ‐ if you survived Learn about the weapons and tactics that made the Legions so effective…

14
MAY
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
MAY
Focus on Daphne the Tank Centenary lecture
Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Tues 16th May 2pm until 3.45pmAn illustrated birthday talk on the 100 year history of Daphne our resident WW1 tank. Gwyn Evans the tank researcher and historian who unravelled Daphnes story shares the tale whilst giving a flavour of tank…

17
MAY
EECS@QMUL Flagship Seminar Series - Computing for
Fogg Lecture Theatre

In this EECSQMUL Flagship Seminar Professor Andy Hopper will be giving his talk titled: Computing for the Future of the Planet. Prof Hopper will be discussing how digital technology is becoming an indispensable and crucial component of our lives society…

19
MAY
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…

19
MAY
Jack the Ripper- The Real Truth
Dugdale Centre

which were attributed to a fearsome unknown killer who came to be known as Jack the Ripper. For the past 128 years this mystery has captivated the imagination of people worldwide and still does today. In 2013 he toured UK…

20
MAY
Discover life in World War 2
Rosebery Park

There will be military transport from jeeps and lorries to a Dingo No not the dog but a rare type of scout car. Fire engines from the period will be ready to put out the bombs of the Blitz. Meet…

20
MAY
Preparing for Battle
Lincoln Castle

Sat 20th & Sun 21stMayEvent 11am4.30pm.Castle Attractions 10am5pmPreparing for BattleThe Battle of Lincoln Fair 12172017 marks the remarkable 800th anniversary of the Battle of Lincoln Fair.This battle has…

20
MAY
1917, The Russian Revolution Study Day
Loughton Library

Russian Revolution Study Day led by Prof David Stevenson from the LSE who will re‐tell the Russian Revolutions story explaining its causes course and consequences. Starting with Russia at the beginning of the twentieth century the Study Day will examine…

21
MAY
COMBE MILLin STEAM Sun 21st May 2017Them
Combe Mill

COMBE MILLin STEAM Sun 21st May 2017Themed:‐ Natural History on the EvenlodeCome along to Combe Mill and explore the wildlife in our riverside location. Enjoy this working industrial…

21
MAY
Talk: Working For Dorothy Shuttleworth
The House at Shuttleworth

Cyril Thomas arrived at The House when he was 18 years old from his home in St Helena to The House in Bedfordshire to work for Mrs Dorothy Shuttleworth. This talk recalls his warm memories of his life in service…

23
MAY
Vicious Vikings
BourneHall Museum Home Education Group

Revealing why the Beserkers were so revered within Viking culture he will show off his terrifying array of weapons. Would you be brave enough to defend your home against a Viking attackUncover the culture of the Vikings: their craftsmanship and…

24
MAY
Elsecar, Wentworth Woodhouse and the Fitzwilliams
Elsecar Heritage Centre

This talk by Dr Nigel Cavanagh is the culmination of many years research. It will tell the remarkable story of the people of Elsecar as it grew to be a thriving industrial estate village for Wentworth Woodhouse sharing the astonishing…

27
MAY
Castle Siege
Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle in West Sussex is to play host to a thrilling three‐day siege eventwhich will have visitors on tenterhooks throughout the May Bank Holiday weekend.It is 1485 and Richard III is King of England. Henry Tudor Earl…

27
MAY
The Battle of Lincoln Fair
Lincoln Castle

Sat 27thMon 29th MayEvent 11am4.30pm.Castle Attractions 10am5pm2017 marks the remarkable 800th anniversary of the Battle of Lincoln Fair.This battle has been described as the most important conflict on English soil…

27
MAY
The Usher Gallery at 90
Usher Gallery

Enjoy a relaxed and entertaining evening and help us celebrate the 90th Birthday of The Usher Gallery.Tickets £12 per person to include music from the 1920s canapes and refreshments.The evening includes an illustrated talk by Dawn Herywood exploring highlights from…

27
MAY
Domesday Book
Lincoln Castle

Making a very special and rare appearance at Lincoln Castle is perhaps the most remarkable medieval document ever written and preservedKing William the Conquerors Great SurveyDomesday. Often referred to as the Domesday Book this document records…

28
MAY
Spring Bank Holiday 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…

31
MAY
London History Day at the Houses of Parliament
Houses of Parliament

Visitors will have the chance to attend a free talk about the Elizabeth Tower by one of the clockmakers. Families visiting with children can take one of the London History themed family guided tours around Parliament.To mark the launch of…

01
JUN
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
JUN
Living History Festival
Weald & Downland Living Museum

Scores of re‐enactors will be bringing the past to life with living history encampments military displays trades and crafts and historical demonstrations. Confirmed enactors include: Destrier and The Pastons The Ragged Victorians The Tudor Group Wardour Garrison Weorod Pelican‐in‐her‐Piety RAF…

03
JUN
Leighton Buzzard Railway Ale Trail
Leighton Buzzard Railway (Buzzrail)

Explore the Leighton Buzzard Railway Ale Trail.More than 30 ales and ciders from Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire will be available over the weekend.Saturday daytimebars at both ends of the line with steam trains running between the two to…

10
JUN
Newby Hall Tractor Fest
Newby Hall & Gardens

Tractor Fest celebrates all things tractor as well as showcasing vintage Ford and other marque cars lorries stationary and steam engines crawlers and motorcycles from around the UK and abroad.The two‐day festival attracts more than 10000 visitors and…

10
JUN
Medieval Tales Minstrels, pilgrims and travellers
BourneHallMuseum Children's Club

From lowly beginnings the medieval jongleur became an indispensable entertainer who brought their stories of love and war to both castles and villages alike. They helped knit together the different classes and languages of society into a single national identity…

12
JUN
BACK TO THE FUTURE at Museum of Brands
Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

The advertising industry is seemingly transformed beyond all recognition with programmatic buying targeted use of social media and even the incorporation of virtual reality into campaigns. But the modern era owes more the traditions and craft skills of previous generations…

12
JUN
Distinguished Lecture with Lord Peter Hennessy
The University of Birmingham

A keynote lecture delivered by historian crossbench peer and Brexit commentator Lord Hennessy.Peter Hennessy Baron Hennessy of Nympsfield is one of our best‐known most distinguished and most engaging and engaged contemporary historians. Before joining Queen Marys London in 1992 Lord…

17
JUN
4 Nations Medieval Tournament
Arundel Castle

The Knights Squires and Men‐at‐Arms of Raven Tor Living History Group will face off in a Medieval Foot Tournament representing the nations of England France Poland and Denmark. With competitions using a variety of weapons the free‐style fighting of the…

18
JUN
COMBE MILL in STEAMSun18th June2017Theme
Combe Mill in Steam

COMBE MILL in STEAMSun18th June2017Theme:Barn Engines and Horticultural Machinery & Tractors Vintage and ClassicWe will be running all of our steam and water powered machinery in this restored Sawmill and…

21
JUN
Life on the Home front in World War 2
BourneHall Museum Home Education Group

As the sandbags were piled high and barrage balloons filled the sky children were evacuated away from their families to the safety of the distant countryside while Britain withstood the relentless Nazi attacks. See examples of what could fall out…

22
JUN
Behind the Scenes of Tales of the Wedding Dress
Cannon Hall Museum

Meet the curator for an in‐depth and exclusive look at this stunning exhibition at Cannon Hall Museum.Find out how the exhibition was created and curated and get up close and personal with these beautiful costumes. Discover the productions…

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