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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An Afternoon with the Head GardenerWed 7 Dec
For the first of our seasonal garden events you are invited to join Head Gardener Mark Brent to discover how Walmer Castle cares for its gardens.
Kenilworth SiegeWed 14 Dec
Join Historian Julian Humphrys for a private tour of medieval Kenilworth Castle and learn about the great siege of 1266 -one of the longest and hardest fought in English history.
Boscobel: The House that Saved ChristmasFri 16 Dec
Enjoy a rare out of hours opportunity to see this pretty timber framed house, once a hiding place for King Charles II.
Create your own Christmas CentrepieceFri 16 Dec
Create your own stunning Christmas centrepiece in this hands on workshop.
Harrogate's Royal HallFri 20 Jan
Join an expert guide for a tour of this breath-taking space with its 1000-seat auditorium and spectacular decor, to find out more about the history and restoration of the Hall.
Hands-on Conservation of Dover's Fire Command PostMon 30 Jan
A chance to get hands on with the cleaning and monitoring of the interiors of the WW1 Fire Command Post at Dover Castle.
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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."