Fenland Heritage Open Days take place from Thursday September 12 to Sunday September 15 when for four days, people can celebrate the region’s architecture and culture with free access to places which are usually closed to charge admission.
Places in Fenland which are usually open are offering ext5ra attractions such as talks, tours and displays. there are also heritage walks.
On the national Heritage Open Days site, there are details of 12 March events which will also appear in the Fenland Heritage Open Days booklet.
Go to www.heritageopendays.org.uk click on ‘What’s on your doorstep?’and select ‘March’ from the drop down menu of Towns.
There will be guided walks: in Rings End Nature Reserve ‘From the Age of Steam to the Age of Water Voles’, ‘Along Station Road’ and around Broad Street ‘The Old Village Green’.
Tours will take place in St Wendreda’s Church, up St Peter’s Church Tower and at Amey Cespa Waste Transfer Station.
Displays and events will take place in Fossils Galore, March Museum ‘A Husk of Hares’, Centenary Baptist Church, Georges and The Ship.
The March Society which coordinates March events will have a display of photographs of March’s Heritage in March Library for the week beginning September 9th.
Other events will also be taking place that weekend including tours of St John’s Church and St Mary’s Church.
Booking forms for some events and details will be on The March Society’s website: www.themarchsociety.org.uk
The booklet for Fenland Heritage Open Days is now online at: http://issuu.com/paradigmpublishing/docs/fenland_heritage_weekend_2013_onlin
Many groups and individuals are taking part in the activities in the booklet. In March St Wendreda’s Church Tours are with Trevor Bevis; St Mary’s Church Tours with Anthony Chandler; St Peter’s Tower Tours with Peter Whitcombe and Michael Leeden; ‘The Old Village Green Walk’ with Edna Stacey; ‘From the Age of Steam to the Age of Water Voles’ Ring’s End walk with Philip Clark;St John the Evangelist Church tour with Jennifer Lawler.