Save the Date! - Heritage Open Days returns 6-15 September 2024

Booking Opens Monday 22 August!

2022, Heritage Open Days

Tickets for pre-book Norfolk Heritage Open Days events are released on Monday 22 August.

More than 100 free culture and heritage events open for booking on Monday 22 August.

Norfolk Heritage Open Days returns Friday 9 – Sunday 18 September, with ten days of unmissable events celebrating the region’s history. With a fantastic programme of free drop-in events, and pre-book tours, talks, walks, shows and more, tickets are expected to book up extremely quickly.

Pre-book events go on sale Monday 22 August, 10am, with tickets available online on or directly from the event organisers. A full programme of all the Heritage Open Days events can be found online at

With more than 300 Heritage Open Days events taking place in Norfolk alone, the programme encompasses many elements of local history, giving visitors the opportunity to explore unseen areas of our most-loved locations, learn the stories of our county, and experience unique events.

Katie Ellis, Norfolk Heritage Open Days Event Producer says “With so many fantastic events across the county, there’s sure to be something for everybody to enjoy! Our pre-booked events have limited availability, so we recommend booking early, or joining us for one of our brilliant drop-in events.” 

The national theme for Heritage Open Days 2022 is Astounding Inventions, celebrating ingenuity and scientific creativity across the country. Norfolk Heritage Open Days is coordinated by The Forum, where a special exhibition marking ‘250 Years of the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital’ will take place, as well as a series of fascinating talks which explore the history of medicine. 


  • Some of the events are drop-in, and some events must be pre-booked.

    Tickets are allocated on a first come first served basis, due to limited capacity. Tickets are limited to 2 per booker for each event.

    Pre-book ticket bookings open Monday 22 August at 10am.

  • Most tickets can be booked online via You can create an account or continue as a guest to book tickets. Please note you will have 20 minutes to complete your booking.

    In some cases you will be required to book directly with the venue online, by phone or by email.

    Please check individual event listings for details. Meeting points and venue addresses will be confirmed with your booking.

  • Brochures will be available to pick up from The Forum and at various sites across the county, such as Libraries and Tourist Information Centres from Wednesday 20 July.

    Unfortunately we cannot send brochures via the post.