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St Ives Heritage Open Day

GRAND DAY OUT IN ST IVES. 16th SEPTEMBER. As part of the nationally organised Heritage Open Days, 12 of our most historic and interesting .ovations, some of which are not normally open to the public. Whilst here shop at our award winning Farmer's Market, the annual Jazz & Blues Festival kicks off at 11am and the Norris Museum hosts a unique exhibition.

  • 16th September 2023
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us in St Ives for a great day. Our Farmers Market starts at 8.30am. The Jazz & Blues Festival continues at 11am with free music all day! In the Norris Museum The Muddy Hoard exhibition opens at 10.00am, the most significant acquisition it has ever secured. The Town Hall is open with Civic Regalia on display, you could try some on, under the watchful eye of the Mace Bearer but; before you go anywhere; check the opening times of the locations. Good food, good music and interesting places to visit. A great day in St Ives.


Visit 12 historic venues in St Ives some of which are not normally open to the public, all free to enter. For a map of the venues, and their opening times, please visit www.heritageopendays.org.uk.

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  • Car Parking
  • On site parking
  • Restaurant
  • wheelchair access

Did you know?

In 1958, a group of engineering students managed to hoist an Austin Seven car onto the roof of Senate House, with the help of some clever calculations. It took the university a week to remove it – and will surely go down in history as one of the boldest student pranks ever!