Heritage Open Days Hedon

OPEN TODAY for Heritage Open Days Hedon (No booking required):

Heritage Open Days Hedon for Saturday 18 September 2021.

Hedon Town Hall from 10am – 4pm.

The Town Hall was built in 1692 and is still used as a functioning building by Hedon Town Council. Through the left-hand side front window can be seen the iron bars of the former jail. The staircase leads to the former Court Room which is now the council chamber. Hedon Town Hall is home to Hedon’s immaculate silver collection. Visitors will be able to ask about getting their names down to view the silver collection at specially organised viewings or ‘Silver Shows’.

Spot this in the Hedon Town Hall

Hedon Museum from 10am – 4pm.

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, the voluntary-led Hedon Museum celebrates Hedon’s rich heritage and history with regularly changing exhibitions between March and November.

St. Augustine’s Church from 10am – 12 noon and from 2pm – 4pm.

St. Augustine’s church, popularly known as ‘the King of Holderness’, is believed to date from 1180 during the reign of Henry II.

  • Walk St. Augustine’s Church and learn more about the “King of Holderness” with Tony Porter. stories of its building its people and monuments. Meet in the church at 10.30 am.
  • Walk St. Augustine’s Church. Around the churchyard exploring the Victorian grave fashions and some of the people laid to rest there, and that one starts at 12.30 pm.
Hedon Sunday Service

Visit: www.heritageopendays.org.uk

Open today and tomorrow (Sunday 19 September) Ivy House Gardens, Market Hill, Hedon. 1pm – 4pm. The garden will be open to visit, including viewing the many relics of old churches that were collected and placed in the grounds during the 19th Century.

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    • There are two walks at the church today. One around the inside with stories of its building its people and monuments that starts at 1030, and one around the churchyard that will explore the Victorian grave fashions and some of the people laid to rest there, and that one starts at 1230. Both Saturday 18th September. I hope this helps.

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