HeritageEvents

20
AUG
Winchester Ghost Tour
Royal Oak, Royal Oak Passage,

Our guides will take you on a journey around the citys historic streets sharing its many secrets with you. Youll hear about the bloody plots of treason horrific deaths and tales of dark deeds that all took place.Along the way…

21
AUG
Southampton Ghost Tour
Outside Tudor House

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 including the owner of Tudor House Sir John…

21
AUG
DONT YOU KNOW THERES A WAR ON?
BourneHall Museum Children's Club

As the sandbags were piled high barrage balloons filled the air and children were evacuated the people of Epsom and Ewell made ready to do battle on the Home Front Using photos taken at the time and objects used…


22
AUG
Discover Dahls Archives
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

This is your chance to peek inside our archive Take a close up look at Roald Dahls letters and manuscripts find out some secrets about your favourite Roald Dahl books and get the chance to ask all your burning Roald…

22
AUG
Talk - Jack of Newbury by Dr David Peacock
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Jack of Newbury John Winchcombe was producing cloth on an industrial scale in and around Newbury during Henry VIIIs reign. It brought him immense wealth and considerable status. His life story was muddled by a contemporary of Shakespeares but he…

24
AUG
12,000 Years of Combat
Arundel Castle

12000 Years of Combat a three‐day spectacular will showcase the heritage of Sussex and the Castle providing visitors of all ages the opportunity to meet characters from the past and watch combat demonstrations. The thrilling showdown will see gladiators crusaders…

25
AUG
Summer Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old textile mill steam engines some of the machines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the north of England. Our oldest engine is now 180 years old and most…

26
AUG
Bring a Picnic Bank Holiday Garden Tours
The Swiss Garden at Shuttleworth

See summer highlights as well as finding out a bit more about its history and recent restoration. Also enjoy a rare opportunity to picnic within the garden. Tours begin at 11.00 and 14.00.…

28
AUG
CAVE PAINTING
BourneHallMuseum Children's Club

Wednesday 28 August11am‐12.pm & 2pm‐3.pm In the deep time of prehistory early men crawled down into the darkest caves and used light from primitive candles to paint pictures of themselves and the animals they hunted. They left behind…

01
SEP
Vintage Airshow
Shuttleworth

This event features a vintage village extraordinary airshow and a full display of all our Clayton & Shuttleworth exhibits. Follow the heritage trail and come wearing your best vintage or Steam Punk attireOur airshows arent about just whats in the…

05
SEP
Talk: Lets Talk About Hats
Wardown Park Museum

In September Milliner Alva Wilson will be coming to talk about his inspiration behind his latest collection and recent display Hats by Alva Wilson ‐ a collection of contemporary hat sculptures made from recyclable materials and inspired by Luton heritage.Alva…

05
SEP
Talk - Reading's Manufacturing Industries
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Sixty old Reading firms in sixty minutesrichly illustrated. In this fascinating talk by well known local historian David Cliffe discover some of the many different things produced in Reading over the years including flour silk railway signals barges…

09
SEP
London Fortean Society: The Bodies Beneath
Conway Hall

Veteran film curators William Fowler and Vic Pratt crack open the caskets of forgotten or neglected British films and telly to serve up a feast of curiosities to tempt the palate of even the most jaded cinephile. Their unflinching all‐embracing…

09
SEP
A History of Christian and Muslim Intolerance and
Conway Hall

AC Grayling discusses with Selina OGrady her ground‐breaking new book In the Name of God: A History of Christian and Muslim Intolerance. Told through contemporary chronicles stories and poems Selina OGrady explores the intertwined histories of the Muslim Christian and…

12
SEP
Course - Basic Latin for Family Historians
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

This course is over two two sessions Thursday 12th and Thursday 26th September both sessions run from 1pm to 3pm. The fee of £20 covers both sessions.With tutor Joan Dils.Joan Dils is President of the Berkshire Local History Association and…

14
SEP
Heritage Open Days 2019
Aylesbury Town Centre

This list shows all of the locations in Aylesbury Town Centre that are open as part of the Heritage Open Days 2019 as well as opening times and events. All events are free but some need to be pre‐booked. More…

14
SEP
Sandtoft Airfield 1940s Day and Fly-in
Sandtoft Airfield

1940s day at historic Sandtoft airfield .There will be 1940s displays vintage civilian and military vehicles pleasure flights food and drink large variety of stalls and a RAF Dakota flypast. …

15
SEP
Cadillacs and Copters
The Helicopter Museum

View a large display of American Cars and Trucks alongside the worlds largest helicopter collection. Climb aboard a Vietnam Huey and have the controls explained to you by an experienced guide.…

15
SEP
Combe Mill `In Steam`
Combe Mill

Combe Mill in SteamSun 15th September 2019Theme: ‐ Country Crafts & Skills at the Mill.Demonstrationsof Quilting Spinning Hand made items Walking sticks Crafts Jewellery The Old Chair and lots more with Morris Dancers in the afternoon.Late…

15
SEP
12th Century Knights at the Castle
Arundel Castle

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 combat training of men‐at‐arms and archers and…

15
SEP
Heritage Open Days: Up on the Roof
Wardown Park Museum

Take a close up look at the chimneys of Wardown House and the historic graffiti on the roof with our Heritage Collections Curator. Age guidance: 7Customer Notice: There is a lift to the second floor but only stair access to…

15
SEP
Pre-Concert Talk: Robert Hugill: Arrangement, Tran
Conway Hall

British composer journalist and lecturer Robert Hugill returns to Conway Hall for a free Pre‐Concert Talk exploring arrangement transcription and popularisation in classical chamber music.Arrangements and transcriptions were everywhere in the late 18th and 19th centuries from Beethoven symphonies for…

21
SEP
Heritage Open Days: A Closer Look at Straw
Wardown Park Museum

Luton Culture presents an opportunity to see our superb straw work collection. This comprises straw marquetry plaited items like baskets and dolls. Due to the fragile nature of the material these are rarely on show.Age Guidance: Aimed at Adults suitable…

23
SEP
In Conversation with the History Team
Warwick Castle

In Conversation with the History Team is an exclusive evening event discussing the castles wide and varied history held in our State Dining RoomEnjoy an evening of historical discovery in the grounds of Warwick Castle which will explore various aspects…

25
SEP
Know Your Place: The Gem of Strawberry Hill
Strawberry Hill House & Garden

Twickenhams historic gem Strawberry Hill House was saved by the initiative of local supporters. This talk will cover how the house went from at risk to winning awards including the top European prize for restoration within 10 years of setting…

28
SEP
Workshop - Parish Registers for Family Historians
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

With tutor ‐ Catherine SampsonIncrease your chances of success with family historians core resource. Better understand what registers can provide for you where to find them how Church of England and non‐conformist registers differ and how to interpret them. Also…

29
SEP
Family Fun Day
The Brickworks Museum

A day of activities aimed at children aged 393 All kinds of things to do with child focused activities all day. Plenty of room inside if it is wet. Our local history group will have a display based…

29
SEP
Helicopter Museum Car Shows
The Helicopter Museum

View a display of classic modified and performance cars around the iconic WWII Control Tower and Pilots Block.South West Street Kings ‐ June 30thStance West Modified Cars ‐ July 20thVintage Wheels ‐ Sept 29th Performance Car MeetNovember 10th…

02
OCT
Mudlarking: Lost and Found on the River Thames
Conway Hall

Mudlark mAdla;k noun A person who scavenges for usable debris in the mud of a river or harbourLara Maiklem has scoured the banks of the Thames for over fifteen years in pursuit of the objects that the river unearths: from…

03
OCT
Changing Luton - As seen through old Photographs
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Join Chris Grabham Heritage Collections Curator for an illustrated talk using old photographs from the Museums collection. Well see how some of Lutons streets and buildings have changed over the last 150 years. Using old aerial photographs and street views…

08
OCT
Power to the Womb'an
Thistle Foundation

Join us for an afternoon of world caf discussions on womens health busting myths and sharing experiences on Scotlands progress to being a period positive nation. …

10
OCT
Power geometries and prioritising place in climate
Latymer Upper School

Place attachment emotional bonds to place are an important explanation of why people remain in place under negative climate change impacts. Using perspectives from mobilities geographies particularly Doreen Masseys ideas of power geometries and progressive sense of place Dr Helen…

13
OCT
Thinking on Sunday: In Praise of Walking: The New
Conway Hall

Walking enabled us to walk out of Africa and to spread as far as Alaska and Australia. It freed our hands and freed our minds. We put one foot in front of the other without thinking ‐ yet how many…

20
OCT
Combe Mill `In Steam` Sun 20th October 2019
Combe Mill

COMBE MILLin STEAM 20thOctober 2019Themed:‐ Woodcrafts at CombeCome and see an interesting range of demonstrations of wood craft.There will be demonstrations by hurdle makers…

20
OCT
Pre-Concert Talk: Peter Quantrill - Small Steps an
Conway Hall

To tie in with the Bloomsbury Festival which is taking place at Conway Hall during the weekend journalist and musicologist Peter Quantrill discusses the development of the string quartet and its early pioneers.This FREE event will be followed by the…

24
OCT
The city of tomorrow
Royal Geographical Society

Join our panel to examine and discuss alternative visions of urban futures. We will cover planning sustainability governance and new technology leaving you with a sense of how everyday city life is being reimagined by geographers.Venue: Royal Geographical Society 1…

25
OCT
Exmoor Stargazing Break
Yarn Market Hotel

A residential break to see the Dark Skies of Exmoor. The speaker for the break is Bob Mizon MBE. FRAS who is also an author and planetarium operator. Each night will include an excursion to an area within the Exmoor…

25
OCT
Sacred Somerset Churches Break
Yarn Market Hotel

Devised in conjunction with the Diocese of Bath and Wells the break includes visiting local churches of Exmoor and Somerset on Saturday and Sunday and talks on the area and the work of the Diocese. The package includes 2 nights…

26
OCT
Autumn Half-Term Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old textile mill steam engines some of the machines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the north of England. Our oldest engine is now 180 years old and most…

27
OCT
Autumn steam up and Halloween
The Brickworks Museum

The whole outside display will again be full of steam exhibits including resident and visiting full size traction engines scaled miniature engines stationary power plants fairground organs etc. right down to table top steam model displays. The very popular traction…

30
OCT
Norman Knights at the Castle
Arundel Castle

Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the garrison of the then Earl of Arundel Robert de Belleme as the troops train in preparation to receive the forces of Kind Henry I in the Duke Henry Courtyard.This two‐day event will…

03
NOV
Festival of Remembrance
The Town House Hamilton

Armed Forces personnel cadets religious leaders schools musicians and local politicians from across Lanarkshire will come together in remembrance at this annual festival.The first half of the programme will showcase the talent of our young people with a range of…

05
NOV
Guerrilla Tactics 2019: Understanding the Develope
Royal Institute of British Architects

The conference will help small practices understand the developer mind‐set and the cost of the decisions they make on clients behalf while giving them the tools and tactics to enrich their role as architect‐developers.Conference DayTuesday 5 NovemberDelegates will gain a…

07
NOV
Everest on film
Royal Geographical Society

From the first moving footage of the mountain captured by John Noel in 1922 to the celebrations surrounding the successful ascent in 1953 join us for an evening which celebrates the films and film‐makers who brought us the first dramatic…

10
NOV
Pre-Concert Talk: Robert Hugill - A History of the
Conway Hall

British composer journalist and lecturer Robert Hugill returns to Conway Hall for a FREE Pre‐Concert Talk exploring the Cinderella Effect that occurred with the emergence of Mozarts piano quartet. Intended for amateurs but in fact far too difficult Mozarts first…

24
NOV
Christmas at the Brickworks
The Brickworks Museum

Love the Christmas Market One of our busiest events with over 50 craft stalls. There will be activities for children and Father Christmas has promised to call in. There will be a display of Meccano to inspire budding engineers. The…

29
NOV
Geographical lates: COP25 climate talks
Royal Geographical Society

As the world convenes for major climate talks in Chile get a sense of being there without the airfare. Drop in and hear inspiring stories as our speakers discuss the way forward and what you can do. Get face‐to‐face with…

06
DEC
Dunster by Candlelight break
Yarn Market Hotel

Stay at our hotel 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…

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