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.

film poster depicting a girl in a library with a phone

Plaque to the Future

Since September last year we have been working away on the creation of some content specific to YouTube. Lead by Imogen, our YouTube placement our first two series are now live! Find out more about the project and the series here.

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Cut out of rangers hours with selected statues and portraits popping up behind it in vivid pinks and blues

Out at Ranger’s House

We're celebrating the queer histories of some of the incredible objects held in the Wernher Collection at Ranger's House.

A new tour investigates LGBTQIA+ stories from the ancient world to the present day and was researched and written by Young Producers, featuring stunning illustrations by a contemporary queer artist.

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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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Group of young people with steel drums being conducted

Tilbury Is The Place For Me

On 22nd June 1948, HMT Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury, bringing 492 people from Jamaica to live and work in Britain. Working with Kinetika, artist Anthony Joseph, Kinetika Bloco band and the Migration Museum, our project Tilbury Is The Place For Me is about exploring Tilbury's migration history and sense of place and identity, by creating a new calypso song inspired by our own history and heritage.

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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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York Cold War Bunker, View of control room showing monitoring and communications equipment.

Sounds of the Cold War

Between November 2020 and February 2021, we worked on the ‘Sounds of the Cold War’ project with Grimm &. Co., a literacy and creative writing charity based in Rotherham. This online project focused on uncovering the hidden stories of York’s elusive Cold War Bunker.

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