“The Finest Ruin” by Ivo de Jager – 28th & 29th July 2016
Published on: 20 July 2016

Leicester City Council has specially commissioned a play called ‘The Finest Ruin’ (poster below). The play centres on the development of the Arch of Remembrance – the Lutyens designed War…

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Hinckley War Memorial Image “Nobody Told Us” – Hinckley Casualties’ History Revealed in Online Exhibition
Published on: 20 July 2016

25 years of research by Gregory Drozdz on the First World War names on Hinckley War Memorial is now available on the Hinckley and District Museum website: hinckleydistrictmuseum.org.uk (click on…

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Hallaton in the Great War ‘Tales of the Unexpected’ Exhibition – 30th April – 2nd October
Published on: 30 March 2016

Don’t miss the Great War exhibition at Hallaton Museum, at weekends and bank holidays between 30th April and 2nd October 2016. See the poster below for further details.

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All Saints Church war memorial exhibition Open Days 2016
Published on: 15 February 2016

  Don’t miss the opportunity to view the ‘orphaned’ war memorials at All Saints Church in Leicester during its 2016 open days: Saturday March 12th (11am – 4pm), Saturday May…

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Lutyens in Leicester talk – Thursday 12th November
Published on: 3 November 2015

Don’t miss this lecture about the Lutyens war memorial in Victoria Park in Leicester. With an optional site visit after, this will explore the idea of the WW1 commemorative park,…

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Bottesford in the Great War Exhibition – 7th/8th November
Published on: 3 November 2015

 

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Cotesbach Special WW1 Concert – Friday 9th October
Published on: 30 September 2015

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…

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Rothley Remembers: Men and Memorials – a talk Nov 7th
Published on: 28 September 2015

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…

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Earl Shilton Waterloo Re-enactment Day – Sunday 16th August
Published on: 10 August 2015

Don’t miss the Earl Shilton Waterloo Re-enactment, with fun for all the family.                        

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Bradgate Park Event Flyer Beating Retreat at Bradgate Park
Published on: 15 July 2015

On Saturday 25th July, a charity event is taking place at Bradgate Park for the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Frezenberg to raise money for Service charities.  

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