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    Heritage Open Days

    Thursday 7 - Sunday 10 September 2017!

    Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,500 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers. Every September, places across the whole country throw open their doors to celebrate their local heritage, community and history.

    This year's festival takes place on Thursday 7 – Sunday 10 September 2017. The Norwich and Norfolk brochure is now available at The Forum in Norwich, Tourist Information Centres, libraries and other venues across the county. You can see an online version of the brochure by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page.

    The hugely popular annual heritage festival sees thousands of local people exploring hidden gems right on their doorstep, all for FREE! From castles to city halls, tunnels to tower tops, workshops to woodland walks, the variety of places and ways to discover them are endless.

    The Heritage Open Days programme in Norwich and across much of Norfolk is coordinated by The Forum with support from Norwich City Council and Norwich Tourist Information Centre. The programme is also delivered in partnership with Breckland Council, Broadland District Council, Thetford Town Council, Great Yarmouth Borough Council, South Norfolk Council, Visit North Norfolk and many local organisations and individuals.

    For further information on the national Heritage Open Days programme visit heritageopendays.org.uk. For local enquiries, get in touch via hods@theforumnorwich.co.uk


    Tickets for Heritage Open Day Events

    Some Heritage Open Day events need to be booked in advance. Some tickets are available on Eventbrite and others directly from the venue. Please follow the instructions given with the individual event listing for more information.




    Alternatively, you can post your ticket requests to The Forum at the address below, including a stamped addressed envelope. If you don’t include an SAE, we are unable to process your request.

    HODs Bookings, The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich NR2 1TF

    Please note that no tickets are available from The Forum office either by telephone, in person or by email. Booking opens on 7th August and tickets are offered on a first come, first served basis.

    Download the 2017 brochure