Tag Archives: European Year of Cultural Heritage

Heritage Angel Awards 2018

The Heritage Angel Awards aim to celebrate unsung heroes local heritage, celebrating the achievements of those who rescue, repair, record or research the historic built environment. Individuals, community groups, skilled craftsmen and apprentices, young people who care for our built heritage. The Awards are supported by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation. This year’s Awards are also supported by Derry &…

CoHERE Folk Oratorio ‘Rivers of our being’ and Heritage Festival

Structured as a heritage festival, this series of performances, roundtables and more formal talks, running throughout November in Edinburgh, Scotland, will culminate in an oratorio specifically created for the festival, and premiered at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 30th November 2018. This event will involve partners Heriot-Watt University, the Latvian Academy of Culture, Newcastle University and the Storytelling Centre collaborating…

’The 15cBooktrade Project – Printing R-Evolution’

A talk which introduces to a wider public the unexpected findings of the ambitious 15cBooktrade Project and previews an innovative exhibition at the Museo Correr in Venice (1 September-. Funded, since 2014, by the European Research Council, a team of 15 scholars based between Oxford, London and Venice has been supported by a network of 360 libraries and 130 researchers…

Unlocking Prosperity through Heritage Led Regeneration

Inner City Building Preservation Trust, Derry in partnership with Derry and Strabane District Council, the Department for Communities NI, the Irish Walled Towns Network (Heritage Council of Ireland) and the Honourable Irish Society (City of London) is organising a two-day conference in Derry, Northern Ireland. Entitled Unlocking heritage led prosperity, the conference coincides with the 400th Anniversary of the Completion of the historic…

International Conference Literature (&), (In)tangible Heritage FCSH, NOVA University (Lisbon, Portugal) 11-12 October 2018 Venue:

  Throughout 2018, we are celebrating diverse cultural heritage across Europe. The aim of the European Year of Cultural Heritage is to encourage more people to discover and engage with Europe’s cultural heritage, and to reinforce a sense of belonging to a common European space. The slogan for the year is: “Our heritage: where the past meets the future”. The Centre…

Chester and Cheshire West Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days in Chester and Cheshire West celebrates our architecture and culture by allowing FREE access to interesting properties, many of which are not normally open to the public, as well as free tours, events and other activities. Immerse yourself in our heritage over 6th-9th and 13th-16th September.

Who Lives in a house like this? Blessingbourne Estate

Blessingbourne Estate is an historic 550 acre country estate, nestled in the heart of woodlands and wildlife on the edge of the Clogher Valley and Fermanagh Lakelands – one of North West Ireland’s most tranquil and magical locations. Guests and visitors can experience the unique blend of things to do and see whilst enjoying a countryside retreat. On site activities…

Upton’s Jewish Heritage told through its objects

In 1927 Upton House became the country home of the 2nd Viscount Bearsted, Walter Samuel, philanthropist, noted art collector and Chairman of Shell Oil. We will be using objects from our collection, including archive documents, paintings and sculpture to help tell little known stories that reflect the family’s Jewish heritage. Explore the house and discover new displays and information created…

Chester and Cheshire West Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days in Chester and Cheshire West celebrates our architecture and culture by allowing FREE access to interesting properties, many of which are not normally open to the public, as well as free tours, events and other activities. Immerse yourself in our heritage over 6th-9th and 13th-16th September.

Hidden Heritage / Tourism Events

Tourism / Hidden Heritage events, exploring the heritage of the Mid Ulster Area. This includes visits to archaeology sites, with talks and performances on site. There are on occasion refreshments made available on the sites. TBC More information can be found here! Tourism & Heritage Discover Mid Ulster If there’s one thing about Mid Ulster, you‘re never too far away…