Visit Heritage Blog (July 2022) - Visit Heritage

  • Extraordinary artist Artemisia Gentileschi comes to life at Burghley House this summer
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    Extraordinary artist Artemisia Gentileschi comes to life at Burghley House this summer

    This summer at Burghley House step back in time to 17th Century Italy and experience the fascinating story of internationally celebrated artist Artemisia Gentileschi. Through a virtual reality experience, visitors can immerse themselves in the extraordinary story of Artemisia, whose painting Susannah and the Elders is one of the jewels in the crown of the Burghley art collection.

  • Did you know the origins of these traditional British foods?
    In history

    Did you know the origins of these traditional British foods?

    Did you know coca cola, one of the UK’s most popular beverages was introduced to the UK on 31st August 1900? To mark the occasion, we thought we would delve into the origins of these traditional British foods – some of them might surprise you!

  • Where to learn about ancient history in England

    Where to learn about ancient history in England

    We’ve all heard of Stonehenge and debated over its true origins, but did you know there are a host of interesting prehistoric sites all over England? Here are a selection of sites where you can experience some of England’s oldest recorded history.

  • Shakespeare in the Garden at Leighton Hall

    Shakespeare in the Garden at Leighton Hall

    It’s “hussah and three cheers!”, as Shakespeare in the Garden returns to Leighton Hall near Carnforth this summer. The perfect match of top-rated al fresco theatre and elegant historic surroundings, acclaimed Shakespearean touring theatre company ‘The Festival Players’ will be performing audience favourite, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.

  • Join Kimbolton Castle for Guided Tours and afternoon tea
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    Join Kimbolton Castle for Guided Tours and afternoon tea

    Kimbolton Castle is offering an exclusive tour of their historic building for the first time ever, allowing you to find out more about the hidden history of the castle, the state rooms, chapel, Queen’s bedchamber, courtyard and more. To finish off, you are invited to a sumptuous afternoon tea!

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