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Our top 5 things to do in February
With Valentine's Day, Shrove Tuesday and a break from the school term on the cards this month, February is sure to be a fun-filled adventure. And better still, as a leap year we'll enjoy an extra day! Experience the past in the places where history happened with our top 5 things to do this month.Read more
Marking 75 Years Since VE Day
Friday 8 May 2020 marks 75 years since Nazi Germany's formal surrender at the end of the Second World War.
On VE (Victory in Europe) Day in 1945, millions took to the streets to celebrate peace after years of devastating war.
Join us in exploring some of the remarkable stories from this chapter in England's story, and find out how you can get involved with our Dance for VE Day competition.Find out more
Members' and visitors' handbook 2019
Each year we publish our Members' and Visitors' handbook to guide you through the 400+ historic places in our care.
The cover of this year’s handbook is a specially commissioned piece by David Mankin, a Cornwall-based artist who paints abstract landscapes. Called Passage, the painting is David's response to the iconic Tintagel Castle in Cornwall.
Discover the story behind our cover and the site that inspired his creation.
The handbook is free for members or £10.95 through our online shop.
Blog: Interview with Cover Artist David Mankin
We caught up with David to discuss his art, his inspiration, and what it means to have his work on the cover of the handbook.
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Not yet a member? Join us today and enjoy unlimited access to over 400 historic places for a whole year from £4 a month.
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With a detailed listing of each site, split into regions for easy use, find opening times, transport links, facilities and the overall site history.
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The English Heritage Podcast
Step into England’s story with our new weekly podcast.
Join presenter Charles Rowe as we bring the history of our sites to life with news, views and expert interviews.Listen or download