Projects

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.

Dancers learning steps

Reverberate: Encore

Some of the Grassroots organisations that ran small, locally-based projects at the end of 2020 as part of Reverberate, returned for round two - Reverberate: Encore! Continuing the enabling and empowerment of young people aged 11-25 to re-discover, re-imagine and re-create their local heritage through creativity, and share that vision with their communities.

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Wide shot of England's New Lenses photography exhibition at Wrest Park

England’s New Lenses: The Commissions

Four young emerging photographers were selected in early 2021 to create a body of work inspired by four English Heritage sites of their choosing: Wrest Park in Bedfordshire, Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland, Middleham Castle in Yorkshire and Tintagel Castle in Cornwall. Each exploring and communicating what heritage means to them.

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A Job in History Careers Series

Our Young Producers are trying to de-mystify the wide variety of roles in heritage by interviewing some of the best. Want to work in the industry get some hints and tips, or do you like heritage but don't think there is a career for you, these are the videos for you!

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Maiden Castle Ramparts

Maiden Castle Stargazing

On 14th February 2022, we climbed up Maiden Castle to stargaze from the top, with young people from the Army Welfare Service in Blandford.

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Young people at Old Wardour

Troopers and Snoopers

Throughout early 2022 we explored stories of women during the civil war with a group of young people from the Army Welfare Service in Blandford. We explored the stories of those who joined the fight (troopers) and those who became spies (snoopers).

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mapping history illustration

Mapping the Past

Created by our Young Producers and placement student Amy, ‘Mapping the Past’ is a zine that investigates the history of disability connected to English Heritage sites in London and the South East. Amy talks us through how the zine came together in 2021.

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