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Heritage Open Days

We're running a range of Open Days throughout September. Come and join us at your local CWGC site to discover more about the history in your local communities, the work of the CWGC and the men and women we commemorate.

Heritage open days

Heritage open days England

Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,000 local people and organisations, and thousands of volunteers.

We've created a number of open days and tours across the country. Join us and find out more about the work of the Commission and the men and women we commemorate across Great Britain.

ENGLAND

Bath, Haycombe Cemetery, BA2 2RQ

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Brighton, City Cemetery, BN2 4DA

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Brookwood OPEN DAY, Brookwood Military Cemetery, GU24 0JD

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Brookwood, Brookwood Military Cemetery, GU24 0JD

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Cannock Chase, Cannock Chase War Cemetery and German Military Cemetery, WS12 4PT

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Cheltenham, Cheltenham Cemetery, GL52 5JT

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Chester, Blacon Cemetery, CH1 5BB

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Harrogate, Stonefall Cemetery, HG3 1DE

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London, Abney Park Cemetery, N16 0LH

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Lowestoft, Naval Memorial, NR32 1UY

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Manchester, Southern Cemetery, M21 7GL

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Manchester, WW2 RAF Evening Tour, Southern Cemetery, M21 7GL

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Newark, Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery, NG24 1SW

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Norwich, City Cemetery, NR2 1BH

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Plymouth, Efford Cemetery, PL3 6NG

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Plymouth, Naval Memorial, PL1 2HJ

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Plymouth, Weston Mill Cemetery, PL2 2EP

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Portsmouth, Naval Memorial, PO5 3NT

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Doors Open Days 2021

Doors open days Scotland

Doors Open Days is Scotland’s largest free festival that celebrates heritage and the built environment. It offers free access to over a thousand venues across the country each September.

Join is at one of our Scottish sites to learn more about the men and women commemorated throughout Scotland as well as the work and history of the Commission.

SCOTLAND

Ayr, Ayr Cemetery, KA7 3BE

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Dumfries, St Andrew's Roman Catholic Cemetery, DG1 4QF

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Glasgow, Cardonald Cemetery, G52 1SB

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Glasgow, Eastern Necropolis, G31 4DR

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Open Doors Wales

Wales’s much-loved historic attractions are expected to welcome thousands of visitors during September 2021 as part of Open Doors — the largest heritage festival in Wales.  

We're running events in Wales. Join us and find out more about the men and women we commemorate and our work in Wales and around the world.

WALES

Cardiff, Cathays Cemetery, CF14 3QY

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Discover more about the CWGC

Have a look at the resources below that will help you get out exploring and learning more about our work at home and around the work. 

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Book a talk

We offer a range of highly engaging and informative talks for schools and groups which are all adapted for different audiences and delivered at a time and place to suit you.

Book a talk
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CWGC Mobile apps

Our free apps are designed to help you make the most of your trip to one of our sites, whether its researching the headstone in front of you, or deciding which of our sites to discover next.

CWGC Mobile apps
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Explore CWGC across Great Britain

From iconic memorials to your local churchyard, there is unique heritage to explore across Great Britain. No matter where you live, there will be a Commonwealth war grave or memorial near you.

Explore CWGC across Great Britain
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The CWGC Experience

The CWGC Experience is a unique new visitor attraction that shines a light on the work of the remarkable organisation at the heart of remembrance of the war dead.

The CWGC Experience
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Visit the CWGC in Ieper

The CWGC Ieper Information Centre is located in the town of Ieper, West Flanders, an area that saw intense fighting throughout the First World War. We’re based only metres from the Menin Gate.

Visit the CWGC in Ieper