Heritage Open Days 2023 Celebrates ‘Creativity Unwrapped!’ (8th – 17th September)
We're delighted to be taking part in England's largest celebration of history and culture again this year. The festival brings people together to celebrate their heritage, community and history, and offers the perfect opportunity to see hidden places and try out new experiences!
We’re offering a wide variety of creative workshops, displays, and guided tours of our historic library and heritage site to celebrate the festival this year.
Our 2023 events programme includes:
|Book display||“Looking between the Lines: Marginalia in the DEI Collections”|
|A small exhibition focusing on the notes, letters, doodles, or “marginalia” that appear in some of the historic volumes in our collections.|
|Workshop||Saturday 9th 10.30am – 12 noon – Drop in|
|Creativity Unwrapped: Make a Treasure Map (For children aged 5+)|
|Guided tours||Heritage Open Days 2023 Guided Tours|
|Saturday 9th – from 10.30am until 3pm
Wednesday 13th – from 1pm – 4pm
Saturday 16th – from 10.30am until 3pm
|Poetry Night||Tuesday 12th 6 – 7pm|
|‘Beginnings and Endings’ Drop in, read a poem or two or just listen.|
|Workshop||Thursday 14th 11am – 2pm Drop in|
|Green Shoots Gardening Group event – Saving Seeds for Planting (Workshop for adults)|
|Librarian’s Tour||Thursday 14th 6 – 7pm (Booking Essential)|
|Special evening tour of our library and heritage collection, with the chance to see some of our collection highlights.|
|Bookworms Junior Members’ Club||Saturday 16th 10.30am – 12 noon|
|Creativity Unwrapped – Make Animal Clay Sculptures (for children aged 5-8)|
For full event details, please visit the national Heritage Open Days website here.
To book places for our events, where required, please go our bookings page here .
If you require any help, or assistance, please contact the office via email: [email protected] or call us on: 01392 274727
We look forward to welcoming you at the Institution throughout the festival!