Explore Crewe’s heritage for FREE! Heritage Open Days is a national festival celebrating local grass roots heritage, making heritage accessible to local communities. The festival runs in September each year and will next run between 8th and 17th September 2023.
After the success of the 2022 event, the Crewe Heritage Fair will return to the Crewe Heritage Centre on Saturday 9th September and confirmed partners include:
Whether you want to know more about your family history, visit places not normally open to the public, or join a heritage group, we have something for you at the Crewe Heritage Open Days! Watch this space for more updates.
Ever wondered what’s behind the door of the Municipal Building? Now’s your chance to find out! Visit the Council Chamber and Committee Rooms and take a peek at the Wedding Rooms.
Join us for your chance to see what goes on behind-the-scenes at Cheshire’s historic Edwardian theatre. You’ll explore the Grade II listed auditorium and go backstage to see areas only normally open to performers!
A special tour around Crewe Train Station to mark the 185th anniversary of the first train to pass through Crewe! Find out about how the station has changed through the years, the locomotive works, Royal Mail trains, the Crewe Arms Hotel and the Great Train Robbery...
The Family History Unit contains a wealth of resources to help with your family history, house history or local history research projects. A chance for all to visit and view the collections!
Join Councillor Ben Wye for a walk around Crewe Town Centre to explore our heritage and some of the fascinating stories of our town.
Find out about Crewe's heritage in this one stop shop event! We've gathered groups and organisations interested in Crewe's past together under one roof. Find out about the Co-Op's history in the town, see working models of Crewe-built locos from the South Cheshire Model Engineering Society and discover the men who went off to war and never returned.