Calendar

    Mar
    9
    Sat
    History and Heritage Show 2019 @ Age UK
    Mar 9 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
    The Friends of Welford Road Cemetery Leicester will be hosting a stall at The History and Heritage Show 2019 on Saturday 9th March 2019 to be held at AgeUK, 51 Paddock Street, Wigston LE18 2AN.  Other history related groups will also be hosting tables at this event.  Come and join in the fun and visit us.  Everyone welcome.
    Admission for the public is £1.00
    The event will be open from 9.30AM to 4.30PM
    Tea, Coffee and Food is available

     

    Apr
    5
    Fri
    Guided Walk – “Medical” @ Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester
    Apr 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

    Guided Walk, 10.30am at the Visitor Centre
    Fee £5 includes tea/coffee & biscuits.
    A tour of the cemetery visiting the graves of those people from the medical profession, during the tour you will be given an insight into the history of the cemetery and its natural environment.

    Suitable footwear is recommended

    Apr
    25
    Thu
    Anzac Service @ Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester
    Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 am

    Join us to commemorate those Australian casualties who are buried here from WWI. Meet at the Visitor Centre at 10:30, after which we will make our way to the War Cemetery within the Cemetery. Following the service, refreshments will be served in the Visitor Centre. The event is free to attend but donations are welcome to cover the cost of the Poppy Crosses we put out every year. The cost for each poppy cross is approx £1 and is paid to the Royal British Legion

    May
    4
    Sat
    Guided Walk – “Gruesome” @ Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester
    May 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

    Guided Walk, 10.30am at the Visitor Centre
    Fee £5 includes tea/coffee & biscuits.
    A tour of the cemetery visiting the graves of some of those who died in unusual circumstances, during the tour you will be given an insight into the history of the cemetery and its natural environment.

    Suitable footwear is recommended

    Jun
    2
    Sun
    Guided Walk – “Sportsmen” @ Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester
    Jun 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

    Guided Walk, 10.30am at the Visitor Centre
    Fee £5 includes tea/coffee & biscuits.
    A tour of the cemetery visiting the graves of some notable Leicester sportsmen.  During the tour you will be given an insight into the history of the cemetery and its natural environment.

    Suitable footwear is recommended

    Jul
    6
    Sat
    Guided Walk – “The Arts” @ Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester
    Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

    Guided Walk, 10.30am at the Visitor Centre
    Fee £5 includes tea/coffee & biscuits.
    A tour of the cemetery visiting the graves of those involved in The Arts and headstones with symbolic meanings.  During the tour you will be given an insight into the history of the cemetery and its natural environment.

    Suitable footwear is recommended