Old St Helen’s church in Hastings gets conservation grant

The Old St Helen's church at Ore, Hastings is set to be protected thanks to a £470,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Abandoned in 1869, the … [Read more...]





Heritage Open Days – 2011 – England

Previously unseen manuscripts from the Cumbrian poet Wordsworth will go on show later this year as part of a national project. Visitors to The … [Read more...]





Heritage open days

Many castles, churches and public venues will be opening their doors in September as part of a scheme called European Heritage Days. The idea was … [Read more...]





Countess Pillar near Penrith

Situated by the side of the busy A66 just outside Penrith in Cumbria, is a stone tower known as the Countess Pillar. Standing around 4m tall and … [Read more...]





Lanercost Priory, Cumbria

Lanercost Priory in Cumbria, was originally founded by Henry II in the 12th Century as an Augustinian Monastery.  Canons were brought from Norfolk … [Read more...]





Carlisle Market-Cross restored

An ancient Proclamation dating back to 1352 will mark the end of a restoration project on the Market Cross in the centre of Carlisle. The … [Read more...]





Castle holds Britain’s most foolish event

Plans have been unveiled for this year’s Festival of Fools at Muncaster Castle in the Lake District from 24th to 28th May. Muncaster Castle was … [Read more...]