Our projects create new ways to explore our history and discover some of the most important heritage sites in England.

From Stonehenge in Wiltshire to Berwick Barracks in Northumberland, we are making art, developing new plays, films, soundscapes, and exhibitions all inspired by England’s rich heritage.

We are transforming how we tell England’s stories.

Apsley House Site Visit

In October 2021, City Lions Westminster visited Apsley House to learn about its history and engage with its large art collection.

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3 women in period dress sitting on the walls at Middleham Castle

England’s New Lenses

England’s New Lenses was a photography programme that ran from summer 2020 until autumn 2021, delivered in partnership with Photoworks.

There were several phases and you can find out all about them and the work created here.

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From Ordinary to Extraordinary

We partnered with the Young Archaeologists' Club to help fund an exciting opportunity for YACs from across the UK to design and deliver an archaeology themed project in their own community.

The projects focused on exploring untold stories and narratives linked to a site/place chosen by their group.

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Making My Mark

We partnered with Create Studios to invite young people aged 16-25 from across the country to celebrate their personal identity and heritage through film.

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Group of young musicians and their instruments at Kenwood

Trial and Triumph: The Somerset Event

22nd June 2022 was the 250th anniversary of the landmark slavery legal case of 1772 – Somerset v Stewart. To mark this anniversary, English Heritage put together a public event including a panel discussion and invited the Chineke! Junior Orchestra to Kenwood House to perform newly commissioned music inspired by the life of James Somerset.

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Youth Summit 2022

In June, Shout Out Loud hosted our A new heritage youth summit at Wrest Park. Over two days we celebrated all of the great work done by young people and heritage organisations over the past four years as part of The National Lottery Heritage Fund's Kick the Dust initiative.

We got to hear from lots of incredible people who have all been part of the Kick the Dust programme in some way, including talks from staff at English Heritage, panel discussions with Shout Out Loud's Young Producers, performances from the National Youth Theatre, and plenty more! 

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