After a massive fire five years ago, St. Barnabas church in Erdington is reopening today with a special rededication service.
Hidden gems steeped in history in Midlands are unlocking their doors for four days to share their secrets and treasures of the past.
Cheadle in North Staffordshire is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of Britain's most famous architects, Pugin.
A private members library with its very own 'secret garden' is opening its doors to the public as part of a nationwide campaign to open up Britain's heritage to the public.
Bromley House Library was founded in 1816 and moved in 1822 to its present home, a dark, red brick building which was built in 1752 as a 'town house' for George Smith grandson of the founder of Smith Bank, the oldest known bank in the country.
At the rear of the library is what could literally be a work of fiction, a secret garden, surrounded by walls used only by members of the library, it is often referred to as a haven in the city.
This weekend heritage sites around the region are opening their doors to the public. This week, we are visiting a number of those hidden gems. Tonight Gareth Owen is at Middleport Pottery in Stoke-on-Trent.