What's On

What's On

With warmer weather approaching, enjoy a day out in history this spring.

Re-live the story of St George and the dragon, stroll through beautiful historic gardens, and enjoy performances in the great outdoors. We'll also be rolling out a fun-filled events programme over the coming months. 

Members really do get more, so sign-up today to enjoy the benefits.

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St George's Day

Immerse yourself in the story of the gallant knight St George and his legendary battle against the fearful dragon.

Book tickets to our St George and the Dragon event at Wrest Park, and take a look at our guides designed to help you discover the history behind England's patron saint. Little ones can also have a go at making their very own cardboard sword and shield to fend off any dragons they may encounter!

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Blooming Gardens

Experience England’s garden story this season with self-led tours, talks, music and plant sales.

Discover garden fashions through history as you soak up the sights and scents of beautiful historic gardens in bloom.

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May Half Term

Kids rule at our historic sites across the country this May half term!

Join us to watch performances, listen to storytellers and spend time exploring as a family in the great outdoors.

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Family Days Out

Find inspiration for a family day out with our themed guides, creative ideas, and lists of the best days out as voted for by our Members.

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Become an English Heritage member and take full advantage of free entry to over 400 sites plus free or discounted access to our exciting events programme throughout the year.

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Forthcoming events


  • Spacious Places

    Here are some of the places where it's easiest to explore history in the open air away from the crowds.

  • Days Out with Dogs

    There are plenty of dog-friendly sites across the whole of England for you to enjoy alongside your furry friends.

  • History at Home

    We're here to help you discover the best stories of England’s past from the comfort of your home.

  • Shop Toys and Games

    Have fun with our collection of traditional toys and games, from family-favourite board games and dressing up costumes, to lawn games and more.

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