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.

Retreat Into Nature

Since February 2021, we have been working on the ‘Retreat Into Nature’ project exploring the effects of nature on our wellbeing with members of The Snappy Trust.

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illustration of lord beauchamp and his family with walmer castle in the background bearing the Pride rainbow flag

Drawn From History

This project celebrates the work of young volunteers at English Heritage, who perform a variety of roles at sites across the country. We asked them to share with us their favourite stories and experiences which were turned into amazing illustrations by four talented young artists.

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History Markers graphic - Cut outs of various historical figures including Dido Belle and Virginia Woolf

History Makers

History makers is not a project in a traditional sense, but an ongoing digital collection of stories from our site, monuments and plaques that we select to celebrate memorial days and history months with. This page provides a hub to learn more about all the history makers we highlight.

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Polymer clay crafts made by girls from Rosebud Center

Make Your Mark!

The Rosebud Centre for Girls discovered the hidden treasures of Ranger's House and with the help of artists from the Creative Futures programme, learned how to make their own!

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Illustrated map of Westminster

Our History of Westminster

Westminster City Council's City Lions explored places in Westminster that meant something special to them. Creating their map of their area, combining places important to their personal heritage with places of national importance. 

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Looking at old documents

Reverberate

Grassroots organisations ran small, locally-based projects at the end of 2020 that enabled and empowered 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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