Discovering Places to launch a heritage toolkit to help the heritage sector make the most of London 2012

Using their insight as a Cultural Olympiad project, Discovering Places aims to bring the most relevant information in an easy to digest format, while shedding some light on the many organisations and programmes involved in London2012.

Very soon The Discovering Places’ heritage toolkit will be available to download from It aims to help historic and natural environment organisations and those working with the tourism offer in our historic towns and cities take advantage of this once-in-a lifetime opportunity for UK heritage. For more information on the toolkit please contact

At HTF’s forthcoming National Tourism Conference at Blenheim Palace on 16 March, Paul Brookes, Cultural Olympiad London 2012, Creative Programmer for the East Midlands, will be speaking about how the Cultural Olympiad preparations have changed cultural, historic, and tourism perceptions of Derby, through the internationally acclaimed Derby Festé.