Calendar

    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

    Jun
    16
    Sun
    Summer Celebration @ Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester
    Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    170th Anniversary of Welford Road Cemetery & 20th anniversary of the 1st Cemetery Friends Group Leicester, raising money for Lord Mayors Appeal, come join the Summer Celebration!

    16th June 2019, 2-5pm
    £10 standard ticket, £8 concessions, £5 children (under 16s)

    Please contact directly for concession and childrens tickets

    Tickets include, refreshments, live music from Oddfellows Brass and free Heritage show ‘The Time Travel Treatment Room’

    Take a step back into the peculiar past, enter the Victorian Era to meet the Doctor, Matron and nurse for a side splitting show exploring the historical diagnosis and treatments for Mental Health.

    PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO PARKING ON SITE – Attenborough Arts Centre University Free Parking or Victoria Park Pay and Display Car Park available, on arrival make your way to the Terrace area for a spiffing afternoon!

    Please call 01162545920 for more information or for other ticket type

     

    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

    Aug
    4
    Sun
    Guided Walk – “The Great and the Good” @ Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester
    Aug 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 the notable Victorians who helped to shape our City.  During the tour you will be given an insight into the history of the cemetery and its natural environment.

    Suitable footwear is recommended