Heritage Open Days 2018

Heritage Open Days returns for 2018.

  • Date 5 - 7 October & 12 - 14 October
  • Location All island
  • Price Free events

Join us for a series of free events and explore the diverse history, culture and architecture the Isle of Man has to offer. Discover hidden spots, try out new experiences and celebrate the Island’s outstanding heritage.

Weekend One – Friday 5 – Sunday 7 October 2018

Weekend Two – Friday 12 – Sunday 14 October 2018

The full programme is available to preview here.

The printed programme can be collected from any Manx National Heritage site or the Welcome Centre from Friday 7 September.

The Eventbrite link to bookable events appears below:

Friday 5 October

Tynwald – Behind the Scenes Tour 10am

FULLY BOOKED Manx Utilities – Pulrose Power Station

FULLY BOOKED Manx National Heritage – Civilian Internent During WW2, Onchan Camp

Blue Badge Guides – Guided Tour of Andreas – 10:30am

FULLY BOOKED Government House – Tour of House and Gardens

FULLY BOOKED Manx National Heritage – The Natural History Stores

Isle of Man Public Record Office – Tour of Archives – 2:30pm

Manx National Heritage – Meayll Hill – 4pm

Saturday 6 October

FULLY BOOKED Born in a Boarding House – Walking Tour of Queen’s Promenade

FULLY BOOKED Manx National Heritage – Conserving Peggy

FULLY BOOKED Manx Utilities – Pulrose Power Station

Isle of Man Railways – Tours of MER Work Sheds – 11am, 12noon, 1pm

Friends of Douglas Bay Horse Tramway – Meet the Trammers 10am, 11am & 12noon

Blue Badge Guides – Guided Tour of Maughold Churchyard – 10:30am

FULLY BOOKED Golden Meadow Mill – Guided Tours, Castletown

FULLY BOOKED Isle of Man Public Records Office – Tour of Archives

Manx National Heritage – Guided Tour of Old Onchan – 12noon & 3pm

FULLY BOOKED Manx Geological Survey – Geological Tour of Poyllvaaish

Manx Aviation Museum – Guided Tour – 2pm

FULLY BOOKED Manx National Heritage – Behind the Scenes at the Large Object Store

FULLY BOOKED Manx National Heritage – Crowdsourcing Douglas

Sunday 7 October

Tynwald – Behind the Scenes Tour – 10am

Isle of Man Natural History & Antiquarian Society – Cists, Intacks and Tholtans of Glen Roy 10am

FULLY BOOKED Golden Meadow Mill – Guided Tours

FULLY BOOKED Isle of Man Railways – Workshop Tours

FULLY BOOKED Castletown Library & Castletown Heritage – ‘What the Eye Doesn’t See’ Tour

Manx Aviation & Military Museum – Guided Tour – 12:30pm

St Thomas’ Church, Douglas – The Murals & Pipe Organ 2pm & 3:15pm

FULLY BOOKED Isle of Man Culture Tours – Guided Tour of Douglas

FULLY BOOKED Blue Badge Guides – Guided Walking Tour of Ramsey

FULLY BOOKED Manx National Heritage – Meayll Hill, Cregneash

Friday 12 October

Tynwald – Behind the Scenes Tour – 10am

FULLY BOOKED Manx Utilities – Pulrose Power Station

FULLY BOOKED Manx National Heritage – The Natural History Store Tour, Manx Museum

Knock-e-Dhooney – Ice Age to the Vikings, Andreas – 2pm

FULLY BOOKED Isle of Man Public Records Office – Tour of Archives

Manx National Heritage – Meayll Hill, Cregneash – 4pm

FULLY BOOKED – Manx National Heritage – Castle Rushen Twilight Tour

Saturday 13 October

FULLY BOOKED – Bridge House Bank Vault, Castletown – Unique Opportunity to Crawl into the Eccentric Bank Vault

FULLY BOOKED Manx National Heritage – Conserving Peggy

FULLY BOOKED Manx Utilities – Pulrose Power Station

Friends of Douglas Bay Horse Tramway – Meet the Trammers – 10am, 11am & 12noon

FULLY BOOKED Douglas Borough Council – Park Services Tour Ballaughton Nursery

Isle of Man Railways – Steam Railway Workshops – 11am, 1pm & 2pm

FULLY BOOKED Agneash Chapel – Guided Walk from Agneash to Snaefell Mines

FULLY BOOKED Douglas Borough Council – Douglas Town Hall Tour

FULLY BOOKED Heron & Brearly – Douglas Pub Walk

Island Heritage Tours & Groudle Railway – Groudle Glen – 2pm

FULLY BOOKED Manx National Heritage – Crowdsourcing Douglas

Sunday 14 October

Tynwald – Behind the Scenes Tour – 10am

Isle of Man Natural History & Antiquarian Society – Michael Landscape 10am

FULLY BOOKED Knock-e-Dhooney – Ice Age to the Vikings

Foxdale Heritage & Isle of Man Railway Walks – St Johns to Foxdale – 1pm

Manx Aviation & Military Museum – Guided Tour – 2pm

FULLY BOOKED – Heron & Brearley – Douglas Pub Walk

FULLY BOOKED Smeale Farm, Andreas – Guided Farm Tour

St Thomas’ Church – The Murals & the Pipe Organ – 2pm & 3:15pm

FULLY BOOKED Isle of Man Railways – Laxey Manx Electric Miscellany

 

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