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HERITAGE OPEN DAYS CELEBRATES ASTOUNDING INVENTIONS

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Heritage Open Days (HODs), England’s largest festival of history and culture, returns from the 9th -18th September 2022. This year, with support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery, HODs is celebrating Astounding Inventions up-and-down the country. Each year, places in England throw open their doors and give people the chance…

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Prestigious Architectural Awards Call for Entries

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The prestigious Sussex-wide heritage and architectural awards called for new entries today, as the Sussex Heritage Trust launched in its 24th Awards year. Nine categories are available to enter from residential projects through public and community to ecclesiastical and landscape schemes. The Awards aims to represent the highest quality new…

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Listen to Norman

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Audio recordings of the Cumbrian poet Norman Nicholson reading his own work are now available to anyone who downloads the walking trails app which was launched by Norman Nicholson House last year. This new addition to the app features two of Nicholson’s most loved poems, The Shadow of Black Combe…

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Lease to charity safeguards Jumbo for the nation

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Campaigners hoping to restore Colchester’s Jumbo water tower are celebrating an historic agreement which gives them control of the landmark building. The building’s owner, Paul Flatman, has agreed to lease the Grade ll* listed water tower to North Essex Heritage for 150 years. The deal will help kickstart the long-awaited…

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Visions of Climate Heritage competition finalists announced

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The shortlist of finalists for the Visions of Climate Heritage competition, where members of the public can help tell Scotland’s climate story, has been revealed   Striking landscape photography, detailed sketches and evocative paintings are among the entries that have been shortlisted for the Visions of Climate Heritage competition announced today (Thursday 16 December). Capturing scenes of environmental degradation, pollution, changing landscapes and extreme…

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