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History comes to life at Sheringham Park

Travel back in time and see the history of the Sheringham estate come to life. Discover the influence of landscape gardener Humphry Repton on Sheringham Park, have a go at cutting up firewood and take a look at the role of Sheringham Park in the defence of the North Norfolk coastline during World War 2.

Discover Maghera’s Hidden Heritage

Join us on a journey to discover Maghera’s Hidden Heritage, a town full of significant sites from ancient times.   Your visit will include a stop at Maghera Walled Garden, a restored Victorian garden on the grounds of a medieval 4th Century royal dwelling, an ancient Monastery and St Lurach’s 10th Century church with one of the oldest sculptures of the…

Summer Solstice at Beaghmore Stone Circles

Come along and welcome the first day of summer as the sun reaches the most northern point in the sky. Enjoy the Summer Solstice at Beaghmore Stone Circles and learn about the fascinating history and significance of the stones. What’s more you’ll be treated to local talents as we bring you back in time. Your trip to the darkest sky…

Heydon – Open Gardens 2018

Heydon Open Gardens 2018 provides a wonderful opportunity to explore the grounds of Heydon Hall (which are rarely open to the public) plus a variety of gardens in historic and picturesque Heydon village. We invite you to visit one of the prettiest villages in Norfolk this Father’s Day and take a stroll around the gardens of Heydon Hall, The Grange,…

The O’Neills Story, Tullaghoge Fort and Hill of the O’Neill

 The story of O’Neill clan has caught the imagination of travelers and locals alike. So join us walking in the footsteps of the O’Neil clan.  From visiting their inauguration site at Tullaghoge Fort attendees will encounter myths and truths as historical facts are uncovered to help understand this powerful dynasty Following on from this, the tour will travel a minute section…

Milton Keynes Birthday Open Weekend

The Showcase will include 23rd January
(our 51st anniversary) and a repeat of the Birthday
Weekend city-wide event offering free or low cost
activities to residents and visitors.

Milton Keynes 51st Birthday

‘By Knowledge Design and Understanding’ While Rome may have not been built in a day; it might be fair to imagine that if such a plan of development were to exist in the last half a century that it might have looked a little like Milton Keynes. In the years that followed the devastation of the Second World War the…