Heritage Open Days

Heritage and Culture Warwickshire (HCW) are taking part ion Heritage Open Days this September to celebrate our history and culture. Events are free, donations are welcomed to support HCW.


Discover Chesterton Windmill

Chesterton Windmill

Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September 10.30am – 4.30pm, last entry 3.30pm

A unique chance to look at Chesterton Windmill, a local landmark that was built between 1632 and 1633. Subject to weather conditions.  First come, first-served basis.

FREE event, no need to book, donations welcome.



Behind the Scenes – Archives

County Record Office

Thursday 19th September 7pm – 8pm

Find out how we care for Warwickshire’s precious documents at the County Record Office and go behind the scenes to visit our strong rooms with senior archivist Rob Eyre.

FREE event, donations welcome. Spaces limited so book tickets.


Discover St John’s

St John’s House

Saturday 21st September 10am – 3pm

Discover St John’s House Museum and explore the Victorian kitchen and school room. Book onto a session with our Victorian school mistress or laundry maid to find out more about life in the Victorian era.

Schoolroom sessions at 10.30am and 11.30pm

Laundry sessions at 12.30 pm and 1.30pm

FREE event, just drop in. Limited spaces on the schoolroom or laundry sessions so book tickets , donations welcome.