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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Knipton War Memorial Knipton War Memorial Listed
Published on: 24 June 2015

The war memorial in Knipton in the parish of Belvoir in Melton has been listed, at Grade II. The memorial takes the form of a cross and was set up…

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Bottesford WW1 Heritage Weeknd – 18th & 19th April!
Published on: 13 April 2015

The Bottesford WW1 Centenary Project has a couple of upcoming events. Further information is available from

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Military History Events at Snibston
Published on: 29 January 2015

Don’t miss out on some fantastic WW1 and WW2 and related events at Snibston. These include: Battledress Exhibition – continuing until 31st March WW2 Evacuee Train Experience – Thursday 12th…

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Ellistown Unveils New Memorial Ellistown Unveils New War Memorial
Published on: 16 December 2014

On 30th Novemeber, Lady Gretton, Major Bream, and Rev Olwen Woolcock helped to officially open the new War Memorial at Ellistown funded through Sence Valley Environment Improvement Fund. Mr Harding,…

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Image of Soldiers The 1914 Christmas Truce – a talk on 14th December
Published on: 8 December 2014

The 1914 Christmas truce Sunday 14 December, 2pm Newarke Houses Museum Talk by Dr. John Sutton The unofficial Christmas Truce of 1914, is justly famous. British and German soldiers disobeyed…

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Pack up Your Troubles a Roaring Success
Published on: 29 November 2014

The Lord Lieutenant’s charity concert held at the Curve on 2nd October was a sell-out and roaring success. The event was presented by Applause in conjunction with Curve and BBC…

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