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Published on 30-08-13

Thousands of rarely opened historic and cultural sites across 50 countries will open to the public free of charge during September as part of European Heritage Days project. Open House London will showcase the capital's greatest architectural heritage during the weekend of 21-22nd September, with other UK events taking place throughout the month.

    European Heritage Days

    European Heritage Days

    As usual, this year's European Heritage Days is brimming with a rich and varied range of fascinating sites and events which bring history alive: showcase local skills and traditions, architecture and art.

    To find out more about what's going on in the participating countries click here  or for details of events and sites to explore a little closer to home visit:

    England: 12-15 September

    Scotland: every weekend in September

    Northern Ireland: 14-15 September

    Wales: throughout September

    Background

    European Heritage Days have been organised since 1999 as a joint initiative of the European Commission and the Council of Europe.  The participants in the annual event are the 50 signatory countries to the European Cultural Convention.

     

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    Last update: 06/09/2013  |Top