Bromley Open House Festival

Heritage and architecture are being celebrated in Bromley this week as a record number of Bromley buildings open their doors to visitors looking to explore the borough’s fascinating history.

Over 20 attractions will open in Bromley for the Open House Festival between Thursday 8 September and Wednesday 21 September.

Attractions in Bromley include Camden Place, an 18th Century mansion that once housed Napoleon lll; The Old Palace at the Civic Centre, formerly the official residence of the Bishops of Rochester; Scadbury Moated Manor, the Tudor structure allowing special public access for the first-time following specialist repair works earlier this year; and the world-famous, Grade I listed Crystal Palace dinosaurs, where guided tours around the Park and a number of family activities will be held.

Bromley are a borough partner for Open House festival, which is now in its 30th year. Other Bromley venues participating in the Open House Festival include Bromley Little Theatre, which originally housed a Victorian bakery and stable; Bethlem Royal Hospital, to include a visit to the onsite Museum of the Mind and art gallery; and St Mary’s Church Bromley, which will host a number of events during the period, including from the Rock Choir.

To find out more about these events, including how to book some of the exciting tours and activities involved, visit the Open House website