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Heritage Open Days


Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of heritage and culture. Across the country, thousands of heritage venues take part, opening their doors and providing a variety of heritage events, free of charge. For Blackpool, the event is an opportunity to explore and showcase the town’s extraordinary and eclectic history, uncovering unique local stories and hidden treasures.

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Heritage Open Days Blackpool and the Fylde Coast is coordinated by Showtown Blackpool and Blackpool Heritage Service. We are extremely proud each year to provide a rich programme revealing some of the finest heritage across the coast.

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Heritage Open Days

The event will take place between 16th-19th September. The national theme for this year is ‘Edible England’. We will be holding a small programme of Covid-safe events which will include a mix of in-person and digital events.

Keep an eye on our What's On Calendar, as we begin to add this year's events.