Things To Do

Step into England’s story with these ideas of places to discover, things to do and events at our sites.

The illuminating history of lighting

Osborne lit up at night
Posted:
6 November 2017
Posted By:
Tom Moriarty
Categories:
History Uncovered, Things To Do

Forget the cold - the worst thing about winter is the dark. You wake up in the dark and get home in the dark. If you work indoors, you may sneak a slither of sunlight at lunchtime if you’re lucky, but that's your lot. The NHS estimates that 1 in 15 people get Seasonal Affective Disorder in the UK ...

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Things to do in November

Posted:
27 October 2017
Posted By:
Hannah Silverman
Categories:
Things To Do

Have you been turning your radiator up and finding yourself dreaming about mulled wine and hot chocolates with marshmallows? November brings with it a distinct change in season, prompting us to seek out cosy activities that warm the heart. To lift the spirit throughout the month ahead we've got star...

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Top 9 things to do this Halloween

Posted:
16 October 2017
Posted By:
Jamie Bellinger
Categories:
Things To Do

Halloween is almost here, and our historic places across the country are preparing for some spooktacular spectacles and fearsome nights of frights. From terrifying ghost tours to crafts and activities for the kids, here's a few of the ways in which you can get involved with English Heritage this Hal...

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Things to do in October

Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire
Posted:
29 September 2017
Posted By:
Anne Robinson
Categories:
Things To Do

Prepare to be tricked and treated this October. We’ve got plenty of Halloween events happening across the country for all ages – from haunted castles, creepy crafts, illuminated abbeys and after-hours fright nights! Plus, don’t miss our annual event to commemorate the anniversary of The ...

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Things to do in September

Posted:
29 August 2017
Posted By:
Anne Robinson
Categories:
Things To Do

September may signal the end of the sunny summer months and the start of the new school year, but there’s still plenty to feel cheery about. We’ve got lots planned to ease you into autumn including a fabulous exhibition of costumes used in the new film 'Victoria and Abdul', the annual apple fest...

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