A Festival of Landmark

An online festival of content inspired by our wonderful buildings and places held in September 2020. All content is still available so please read on...

2020 has been a strange year. Normally in September, we fling open the doors of Landmarks across Britain as we join Heritage Open Days, as well as Cadw’s Open Doors and Historic Environment Scotland’s Doors Open Days. This year we did it a bit differently by moving our open days online. And the best news is that we're keeping the content available even though the official Open Days weekends have now passed.

Our online Festival of Landmark 2020 gives access to some of our best loved buildings via podcasts, videos and webinars. You’ll meet artists, craftspeople, musicians, and the best news is that it can all be accessed from the comfort of your armchair, wherever you are.

All videos have subtitles, a few with Welsh versions, and many podcasts have been separately transcribed.

Watch the welcome video

Festive Offering

As the festive season gathers pace, join Mark Griffin and Kathy Hipperson to discover the delights of historical seasonal food. Take inspiration from the Tudor and Victorian kitchen and try some traditional dishes this Christmas (we’d love to see what you create!).

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Webinars

Landmark Webinars

Landmark’s restoration work often involves covering new ground, whether in the realms of building analysis, documentary history or technical practice. Watch our webinars to meet the experts carrying out this work, as they explain their findings and answer your questions.

Watch the webinars

History: People and Places Tent

A collection of videos and podcasts exploring the history surrounding some of Landmark's buildings, including a word from our Ambassadors.

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Art House Tent

Light installations, poetry and mystical, musical, moments from the Llanthony Valley in Wales. Llwyn Celyn provides the backdrop for this celebration of the creative arts.

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Words Tent

Listen here to two podcasts, the backdrop of which are two of Landmark's most beloved buildings - Astley Castle and Belmont.

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Music Tent

A feast of music from Landmarks across the country, gathered together in this evening of entertainment.

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Craft Tent

Learn from some of the best craftspeople in the country in this collection of videos and podcasts.

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Children's Tent

Calling all children (and adults alike), would you like to learn what it was like to be a soldier at Crownhill fort? Or a knight defending Woodsford Castle? Then click below...

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