Archives for September 2015

Cotesbach Special WW1 Concert – Friday 9th October

Don’t miss this special upcoming concert, which is taking place in St Mary’s Church, Cotesbach. A collaboration between the Cotesbach Educational Trust, Family Trust and the Church, it will be a one off event with a unique combination of original music and primary source archive documents telling the storied of Fred and Digby Marriott, the brothers who died.  Tickets are available from Cotesbach Educational Trust on 01455 558373, on sale at the Stables Cafe Cotesbach or you can reserve them through Sophy by emailing

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Rothley Remembers: Men and Memorials – a talk Nov 7th

There will be an illustrated lecture by Marion Vincent MBE in Rothley Parish Church to recount the story of her in-depth research into the 17 memorials so far found connected with the village. It takes place at 2.30pm on Saturday 7th November and will be followed by refreshments in the Old School Rooms where there is a related exhibition on military badges and memorabilia. For more information, contact Terry Sheppard on 0116 230 2931.

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