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.


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.

Adopt a Canal

8 May 2017

The Canals and River Trust needs groups to look after stretches of waterway across England and Wales.

Standen & Wightwick

8 May 2017

National Trust’s Wightwick Manor in Wolverhampton will now be able to discover ceramics and paintings by William and Evelyn De Morgan and the five year restoration project at one of the country’s most important Arts and Crafts gardens has been completed at the National Trust’s Standen.

Helmingham Hall awarded the 2017 HHA Garden of the Year

2 May 2017

Helmingham Hall has been crowned the winner of the 2017 Historic Houses Association (HHA) Garden of the Year Award, sponsored by Christie’s.

London History Day

2 May 2017

Wednesday 31 May is London History Day, a day to celebrate 1000 years of history in the capital.

VE Excellence Awards 2017

28 April 2017

Visit England's Award for Excellence 2017 Winners