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.

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.

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Bristol Temple Church

Temple Church Poetry

We used poetry to link up students from St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School with their local English Heritage site – Temple Church in Bristol.

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Sea Songs

Sea Songs was an outdoor art and nature project sponsored by Shout Out Loud. It is part of ‘Wild Eye’, a programme led by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and Invisible Dust in Scarborough and Whitby.

In this project, students from Scarborough Sixth Form worked with leading sound artist, Rob Mackay.

Together, we explored how creativity and conversations can help people from the local area, as well as new visitors, to engage more with the natural environments surrounding these sites.

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Our Mini Museum

We learnt about the process of photogrammetry, then put it into practise at Audley End House and Gardens. We chose a selection of historic objects we wanted to 3D model.

We found ourselves asking… Why are humans drawn to collecting ‘trinkets’? And is a Russian rat’s tail from 1854 relevant today?

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Young musicians at Kenwood

Stories, Sites and Sounds

Members of the Chineke! Junior Orchestra explored the lives of three historical figures, and then created incredible pieces of music inspired by their stories.

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Conservation title panel

Conservation Communicators

Bristol young people collaborated with English Heritage's Conservation in Action team to create beautiful information panels which are now being displayed in front of one of Bristol’s historic sites.

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