In the News

Catch up on all the news about Britain's heritage. We'll tell you about new openings, new projects and all the things that are happening in the heritage world.  Check in regularly to keep up.
Don't forget to check our What's On calendar for lots of special events.


Saving Shakespeare's Birthplace

20 July 2017

New Exhibition: Saving Shakespeare’s Birthplace

National Building Conservation Centre in The Engine Shed

27 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop, has opened Historic Environment Scotland’s remarkable new National Building Conservation Centre in The Engine Shed in Stirling.

Parliament and the First World War

27 June 2017

Parliament and the First World War, a new, free exhibition has just opened in Parliament’s historic Westminster Hall.

Wolfe and Canada

27 June 2017

150 years ago, on 1 July 1867, the British North America Act created the Confederation of Canada, the first step to full independence.

20 Years of Harry Potter

26 June 2017

It’s 20 years since the Boy Wizard aka Harry Potter arrived on our bookshelves.

Father's Day at Blenheim Palace

13 June 2017

Celebrate Father’s Day at Blenheim Palace. Top 10 ideas to treat your Dad this Father’s Day weekend.

International Jousting and Medieval Tournament

2 June 2017

Arundel Castle in West Sussex is gearing up for its hotly anticipated event – its International Jousting and Medieval Tournament and, with new highly-experienced knights charging in from around the world, rivalries are expected to be fiercer than ever.

Croome’s a winner at glittering ceremony

19 May 2017

The award for ‘Best Educational Initiative’ was given to the team working at Croome, near Pershore, for the ‘Potter and Ponder’ sensory experience announced by comedian Ian Moore.

Stirling Scottish Marathon

16 May 2017

Spectators of the first ever Stirling Scottish Marathon run this weekend on Sunday 21 May, get a bit of heritage thrown in.

Museums at Night

10 May 2017

This UK-wide festival of late openings is produced by Culture24.