Not Forgotten- First World War Fallen Remembered in Four West Leicestershire Villages 2018 Published on: 18 May 2018

Not Forgotten- First World War Fallen Remembered in Four West Leicestershire Villages This will be the title of a new non-profit publication by the Newbold Verdon, Desford and District History…

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We Will Remember Them: Raising Public Awareness of Commonwealth Troops in World War One- November 22nd 2017 Published on: 17 November 2017

On Wednesday 22nd November 2017  6:30pm- 8:30pm there is an event to be held at the Ogden Lewis Seminar Suite, Fielding Johnson Building, University of Leicester, LE1 7RH Tickets can…

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Leicester City, County & Rutland At Risk War Memorials Project Open Day- 18th November 2017 Published on: 17 November 2017

Leicester City, County & Rutland At Risk War Memorials Project Open Day Saturday 18th November 2017- the final scheduled Open Day of 2017 will be held between 11am and 4pm…

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Edwin Lutyens: Architecture of Remembrance talk- 30th November 2017 Published on: 3 November 2017

On Thursday 30th November there will be a talk on the work of Edwin Lutyens, given by Tim Skelton, author of ‘Lutyens and the Great War’. The talk is to…

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“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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