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  • Experience heritage for free this September

    Experience heritage for free this September

    The country’s largest festival of history and culture returns this September with a packed programme of free events with the theme of Creativity Unwrapped. Brought to you by the National Trust, support by the People’s Postcode Lottery and run by thousands of organisations and volunteers, Heritage Open Days bring people together to celebrate history, heritage and community.

  • Are you ready to play?

    Are you ready to play?

    Playday, the national day of play, is returning on 2nd August. This year’s theme is Playing on a shoestring, which focuses on everyday, low cost or no cost play adventures that children can enjoy at home or out and about.

  • picnic week

    Pack the essential picnic this picnic week

    This year's National Picnic Week is running from 17th-25th June, so what better excuse to get out and have a traditional British picnic? To help you plan the best picnic ever, here are the essentials you need to pack! 

  • St George's Day

    St George's Day

    Throughout March and April there are a host of saints days including St David, St Patrick and St George, who is the patron saint of England. He is celebrated annually on 23rd April but how well do you know him? 

  • easter traditions around the world

    Easter traditions around the world

    Easter is almost here and no doubt you have your own traditions to help you celebrate the weekend. Whether you're looking for things to do in your local area or want inspiration for your day, here's what happens around the world. 

  • Celebrate the Jubilee with these events

    Celebrate the Jubilee with these events

    There are events, activities and a whole host of other special celebrations taking place across the Jubilee weekend to commemorate the Queen and her reign. All across the country there are parades and processions leading up to the lighting of the beacons, which will take place on Thursday evening and street parties galore throughout our communities.