England’s largest free festival of heritage and culture will return later this year and in Norfolk there will be hundreds of events.

Heritage Open Days (HODs) are back from Friday, September 6 until Sunday, September 15 2024 and the Norfolk programme is coordinated by The Forum. 

In 2023, Norwich had the largest HODs programme of any city in the country.

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At the festival, visitors can learn the history and stories behind some of our most-loved buildings and organisations.

Katie Ellis, Norfolk HODs events producer, said: "Heritage Open Days celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2024.

Norwich Evening News: Discover the fascinating history of Norfolk buildings and organisationsDiscover the fascinating history of Norfolk buildings and organisations (Image: Keiron Tovell)

"We can't wait to hear about all the fascinating stories and experiences that Norfolk organisers will be sharing with visitors this year.”

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Everybody is welcome to register as a Norfolk HODs organiser and participation is free.

2023 saw thousands of visitors exploring and discovering places across the county, with more than 310 events for people to attend.

Venues and organisers interested in taking part can email hods@theforumnorwich.co.uk or visit norfolkheritageopendays.co.uk/get-involved - the deadline for registering is May 26.