ENGLISH HERITAGE MEMBERS' MAGAZINE

Discover the October 2017 issue of the Members' Magazine and delve deeper into the story with photo galleries, behind-the-scenes videos, competitions and more.

MEET CONSERVATOR RACHEL TURNBULL

We join our senior collections conservator for fine art at her studio to discover what goes into restoring the paintings in our care. Plus, watch a video about the Jacob Huysmans painting about to be returned to Wrest Park and discover seven of the best paintings in our collection.

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WRITE YOUR OWN GHOST STORY

Following the launch of our new ghost story book we're challenging you to write your own short ghost story set at one of our historic sites, plus we have expert short story writing tips from our authors to help get you started.

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THE HERITAGE QUIZ

As a major conservation project to repair the Iron Bridge begins, how much do you know about this pioneering example of design and engineering?

  • Whose discovery made the mass production of cast iron viable?
  • Who designed the bridge?
  • In what year was the iron bridge erected?
  • How many people were injured during the bridge's construction?
  • What is the bridge's span?
  • How many castings does the bridge have?
  • How many tons of iron were used to build the bridge?
  • How were the parts of the bridge joined together?
  • When was the bridge closed to traffic?
  • What designation was the bridge given in 1986?

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THE OCTOBER ISSUE



READ THE FULL MAGAZINE ONLINE

The full magazine is available here to read online – on any device – in the format of a 'page turner' that you'll be able to read in any browser on a laptop, mobile or tablet.

You can also choose to download it to your device to read at your leisure.

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KIDS RULE! GUIDE TO THE NORMAN CONQUEST



Discover the section of our Members' Area especially for young Members, where they can learn about England's history, discover more about our sites and find loads of fun things to watch, read and do.

Each issue of Kids Rule! will feature a different time in history. This time it's the turn of the Normans; here's what we've got in store for you:

  • Watch an interview with William the Conqueror and King Harold
  • Make a mini motte-and-bailey castle to win a goody bag worth £100
  • Norman dress-up kit
  • Recipe for Norman spiced date loaf
  • Free mega timeline poster

EXPLORE KIDS RULE

New Partnership with Charitable Bookings

Enjoy eating out? Want to support English Heritage further? Now you can combine the two thanks to a new partnership between English Heritage and Charitable Bookings.

To celebrate the new partnership, Chef Daniel Kent from Wiltons – one of England's oldest restaurants – has provided a recipe for roast grouse.

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FROM THE ARCHIVE



THE JULY ISSUE

Discover highlights and extras from the July magazine, including:

An interview with a Dunkirk veteran - Watch our interview with Operation Dynamo veteran Richard Sheen to hear his personal account of the operation and discover the role Dover Castle and its tunnels played in the rescue.

English Heritage properties on film - Many of our historic properties have featured on TV or film. Discover these sites using our interactive map or print off a downloadable version to keep with your handbook and help plan your visits.

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