Explore our exciting programme of behind-the-scenes events, created exclusively for our Members.
Meet our experts, enjoy special access to English Heritage sites and other fascinating locations, get the inside track on some of our work, and try out new skills in hands-on, Members-only workshops.
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MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP
As an English Heritage Member you can delve far deeper into our sites and other historic places around the country as our experts invite you behind the scenes. Enjoy exploring after hours, handling original artefacts, or learning exclusive insights on specialist walking tours of restricted-access areas.
With more than 200 Members-only events on throughout the year, across the country, it's just one more way to make the most of your membership with us.
All Members' Events have limited availability and must be booked in advance.
To book, call us on 0370 333 1183. Lines are open 8.30am - 5.30pm Monday - Friday and 9.00am - 5.00pm Saturday.
Discover a selection of upcoming Members' Events on our highlights calendar, and explore the full range by using our Members' Events Search.
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Whitby's Wonderful WildlifeThu 24 May 2018
Join us as we share with you how careful management of Whiby Abbey is benefiting these animals and see areas of interest in the grounds.
Battlefield Walk: Nantwich (1644)Sun 27 May 2018
Historian Julian Humphrys will lead this talk and 2 mile walk around the site of an important Parliamentarian victory which saved Cheshire from Royalist conquest. St Mary’s Church still bears the scars of the fighting.
Battlefield Walk: Shrewsbury (1403)Sun 27 May 2018
Historian Julian Humphrys will lead you on this three mile walk as you discover the important role the young Prince Henry played an important role in the defeat of the rebellious Harry Hotspur.
Dress the Part at Kenwood HouseThu 31 May 2018
Join Managing Director of Past Pleasures Ltd. Mark Wallis at Kenwood House to celebrate 30 years of the company’s connection with English Heritage providing historical interpretation at some of its finest sites.
The Lit & Phil - Behind the BooksMon 16 Jul
Discover the history of this beautiful building, as well learning about some of the most treasured literary works in the library’s collection.
Twilight TudorsTue 31 Jul
Enjoy exclusive out-of-hours access to Pendennis Castle and meet some of our lively Tudor re-enactors as they take up residence in the Castle Keep.
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"The guided tour at Southwick House was probably the best guided tour I have ever experienced and the guide in the underground tunnels was absolutely the right man for the job. Not an academic like his counterpart upstairs but very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I learned a huge amount from both of them and I would highly recommend this particular event."
"The Draklow Tunnels afternoon was a great experience that I would thoroughly recommend. The Guide was excellent, so knowledgable and approachable and you could tell he really loved the project. I felt a bit like Indiana Jones exploring a place forgotten after the Cold War. I will definitely go again!"
"The Guide was quite outstanding in his attitude, knowledge of the subject and his marvelous ability to put this across to a wide range of members in the party. He made Cleeve Abbey come alive and recounted information from basic day-to-day grind to etherial and factual details which were textured with pathos and colour - thank you Michael and English Heritage."
"..The passion that the event leads pass on is always intoxicating...We were buzzing all the way back from Dover Castle to Birmingham."
"A wonderful experience given by a passionate historian who wanted to share her knowledge."
"It was EXCELLENT - our guide was interesting and informative and fun!"
"I was amazed at the time these experts gave to our small group. I felt really privileged to have taken part. I learned a great deal and really appreciate the work English Heritage is doing to save our historic buildings. A fabulous event we both thoroughly enjoyed thank you all very much."