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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…

Annual Conference of the Association for Industrial Archaeology

The week-long annual conference of the Association for Industrial Archaeology in the University of Nottingham in September 2018 showcases the current revision of the Research Frameworks on the archaeology of post-medieval period; makes numerous awards in the field of Industrial heritage; and celebrates the heritage of the local area. University of Nottingham Friday 31st August – Tuesday 4th September 2018…

Portavogie Seafood Festival, Co. Down, Northern Ireland

**With celebrity chefs Paul Rankin and Nick Nairn** Join us in Portavogie on Saturday 11 August for a superb family day out set in harbour surroundings, with splendid seafood produce, children’s entertainment and much more! Paul and Nick’s Big Food Trip to Portavogie (featuring celebrity chefs Paul Rankin and Nick Nairn) Cooking demonstrations Demo 1 • Diver scallops, Asian salad • Seared…

Croquet taster day at Dyffryn Gardens

Learn the ropes of this simple-looking but not-so-simple-playing game. The members of the club will be on hand to show you some tips and techniques of Golf Croquet. Equipment is provided. Dyffryn Mansion  Dyffryn house stands at the heart of the gardens. Listed at grade II* status, it had been remodelled from an earlier mansion that dates back to an estate…

National Youth Choir of Scotland preforming Haydn’s Creation

The National Youth Choir of Scotland will be preforming Haydn’s Creation at the Opening Concert on the 4th of August at 7.30pm. Celebrate the launch of the International Festival’s 2018 Usher Hall concerts with the explosive excitement of creation itself. Haydn’s dazzling oratorio describes each act of creation – from the water and the land to plants, birds, animals and…

Frontiers of the Roman Empire Lecture Series: Simon James – ‘Eagles on the Euphrates: The life and violent death of the Roman garrison of Dura-Europos, Syria

Frontiers of the Roman Empire Lecture Series Join us at the Hedley Centre at Vindolanda for a series of lectures based around the new exhibition in the Locus – The Frontiers of the Roman Empire. Simon James – ‘Eagles on the Euphrates: The life and violent death of the Roman garrison of Dura-Europos, Syria Professor Simon James is an archeologist of the Iron Age and Roman period. Reading…

Heritage orchards and cider making exhibition

Learn about the heritage of our orchards in Wales. The history of cider and perry making within this interactive touring exhibition. Dyffryn Mansion  Dyffryn house stands at the heart of the gardens. Listed at grade II* status, it had been remodelled from an earlier mansion that dates back to an estate from the 8th century. These modifications were completed in 1892-3.…

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,…

Burlingham Open Gardens

Visit over twenty gardens in Main Road and The Green (linked by the woodland path past St Andrew’s Church) including an opportunity to see ‘Repton’s Gate’ in the walled garden at Burlingham Hall. We have live music, teas, Norfolk ice cream and a BBQ. Also a dog agility display and a gaggle of Alpacas, perhaps vintage tractors too! Click here…

Adapt Northern Heritage

This project supports communities and authorities to adapt cultural heritage to environment impacts of climate change and associated natural hazards through community engagement and conservation planning. With support from the Interreg programme for the Northern Periphery and Artic, the project involves partners from Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Russia, Scotland and Sweden.   The Project Partners, Historic Environment Scotland, Minjastofnun Íslands (the Cultural Heritage Agency of…