Free pass to Comet country's past

THE heritage of Comet country is celebrated this weekend as historic buildings throw open their doors for free. Discover 1,000 years of history across the area as ancient religious sanctuaries, medieval streets and industrial buildings reveal their secre

THE heritage of Comet country is celebrated this weekend as historic buildings throw open their doors for free.

Discover 1,000 years of history across the area as ancient religious sanctuaries, medieval streets and industrial buildings reveal their secrets as part of the national Heritage Open Days project.

Hitchin and surrounding area:

British Schools Museum: Sat 10am to 4pm, Sun 2pm to 5pm


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Grace Baptist Church: Sat 7pm

Hitchin Christian Centre: Sat 10am to midday

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Hitchin Museum: Sat 10am to 4pm

Holy Saviour Church: Sat 10am to 4pm

Old Hitchin Guided Walk: Sat 2pm to 4pm, Sun 2pm to 4pm

St Ippolyt's Church: Sat 10am to 12.30pm, Sun 11am to 5pm

St Martin's Church, Preston: Sat 10am to 4pm, Sun 1pm to 4pm

St Mary the Virgin's Church, Little Wymondley: Sat 10am to 3pm, Sun 2pm to 4pm

St Mary's Church, Great Wymondley: Sat 10am to 6pm, Sun 10am to 6pm

St Mary's Church, Hitchin: Sat 10am to midday, 2pm to 4pm, Sun 2pm to 4pm

The Biggin: Sat 10am to 4pm, Sun 2pm to 4pm

Princess Helena College: Sun 10am to 4pm

Walsworth Road Baptist Church: Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 2pm to 5pm

Letchworth GC:

First Garden City Heritage Museum: Sat 11am to 5pm, Sun 11am to 5pm

Mrs Howard Memorial Hall: Sat 10am to 2pm, Sun midday to 4pm

St Alban's Liberal Catholic Church: Sat 10am to 4pm, Sun 2pm to 4pm

The Cloisters: Sat midday to 4pm, Sun midday to 4pm

The Settlement: Sat 10am to 4.30pm, Sun 10am to 4.30pm

The Spirella Building: Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11am to 4pm

Stevenage:

Forster Country Guided Walk: Sun 2.30pm

Digswell Arts Trust: Sat 11am to 4pm, Sun 11am to 4pm

St Mary's Church: Sat 10am to 6pm, Sun 8am to 6pm

Stevenage Bath House: Sat 11am to 3pm, Sun 11am to 3pm

Stevenage High Street Walk: Sat 11am, Sun 11am

For the full details of all the events go to www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/region/Eastern

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