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 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

*EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS*  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

FULLY BOOKED Douglas Borough Council – Park Services Tour Ballaughton Nursery

Isle of Man Railways – Steam Railway Workshops – 11am 

*EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS* 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

*EVENT RESCHEDULED TO 20 OCTOBER DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS* Island Heritage Tours & Groudle Railway – Groudle Glen – 2pm

*EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS*  Manx National Heritage – Crowdsourcing Douglas

Sunday 14 October

Please note that the ARE Classic Bike Collection will no longer be opened as advertised.

Tynwald – Behind the Scenes Tour – 10am

Isle of Man Natural History & Antiquarian Society – Michael Landscape 

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

FULLY BOOKED Foxdale Heritage & Isle of Man Railway Walks – St Johns to Foxdale

FULLY BOOKED Manx Aviation & Military Museum – Guided Tour

FULLY BOOKED – Heron & Brearley – Douglas Pub Walk

FULLY BOOKED Smeale Farm, Andreas – Guided Farm Tour

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

FULLY BOOKED Isle of Man Railways – Laxey Manx Electric Miscellany

For further information please call 01624 648065 or email heritageopendays@gov.im

 

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