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’.
Hedon Museum from 10am – 4pm.
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.
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.