Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days

Thursday 7 - Sunday 10 September

This year's events can be found by visiting the official Heritage Open Days website. 

Heritage Open Days - Leeds 2017 Leaflet

Or download the 2017 Leeds leaflet here.

Explore the world on your doorstep! Celebrate the rich and varied heritage of the Leeds area during this year’s Heritage Open Days. Four days of stunning architecture, fascinating histories and people’s stories, activities for young and old.

This much-anticipated festival is one of the country’s largest Heritage Open Days with over 120 events.

Experts and knowledgeable volunteers will be giving special presentations, leading walks and tours, and introducing people to aspects of the city’s heritage rarely accessible to the public, including some behind-the-scenes tours.

With just a few more days to go before this year’s Heritage Open Days, we’d like to let you know about a few extra events, talks and walks that registered after the leaflet’s printing deadline.

They are;

  • Adel St John’s Conservation Area
  • Behind the Scenes – Queens Hotel
  • Chapel FM
  • Chapeltown Heritage Tour
  • ‘Come Find Us’ – Old Red Bus Station
  • Gildersome Quaker Meeting House
  • Headingley Hill Walkabout
  • Holy Trinity, Boar Lane – Various Events
  • Leeds Civic Hall
  • ‘Life in Leeds’ Leeds Quaker Meeting House
  • North Walk – From City Square to Meanwood Urban Farm
  • Quaker Meeting House, Rawdon
  • Riley Theatre Tour – From Synagogue to Stage
  • Royal Armouries Museum
  • St Matthew’s Church, Chapel Allerton
  • St Oswald’s Church, Guiseley
  • St Oswald’s, Methley with Mickletown
  • The Tetley – Heritage Tours
  • UHC Synagogue
  • West Yorkshire Playhouse – Tours
  • Westbourne House & Masonic Hall
  • Woodhouse Ridge Walk

Please also note that ‘High Royds – The Lost World of a Victorian Asylum’ walk is now fully booked.