Heritage Open Days

28 of the unique historic buildings, churches and venues across Derbyshire open to the public for free this month

A number of buildings, churches and venues will be opening their doors for free this month as part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme.

Some of the buildings aren't usually open to the public, giving people a rare chance to get a glimpse inside. Heritage Open Days is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and as well as the buildings that are opening as part of the event, there will also be a talks and other celebrations. Full details here.

Paul Halksworth from the Arkwright Society will lead a tour exploring the fascinating history of Sutton Scarsdale Hall on September 14. Pre-booking is required

17. Sutton Scarsdale Hall

Paul Halksworth from the Arkwright Society will lead a tour exploring the fascinating history of Sutton Scarsdale Hall on September 14. Pre-booking is required
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Take a backstage tour of the theatre and learn more about its history on September 21 at 10am. Pre-booking required

18. Winding Wheel Theatre

Take a backstage tour of the theatre and learn more about its history on September 21 at 10am. Pre-booking required
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Take a guided tour of the Grade II listed building on September 17 and 21 at 10am and 12noon. See parts of the building not normally open to the public. Pre-booking is preferred.

19. Victoria Hall, Glossop

Take a guided tour of the Grade II listed building on September 17 and 21 at 10am and 12noon. See parts of the building not normally open to the public. Pre-booking is preferred.
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Take a trip back through time at W W Winter Photography Studio, which dates back to 1852 and isn't normally open to the public. Tours will take place on September 13 and 14. Booking required.

20. W W Winter Photography Studio, Derby

Take a trip back through time at W W Winter Photography Studio, which dates back to 1852 and isn't normally open to the public. Tours will take place on September 13 and 14. Booking required.
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