News & Events

The Friends host a number of public events throughout the year.  We are also happy to arrange bespoke tours for groups – please contact us for further details.

    Jul
    10
    Fri
    Guided Walk – Gruesome @ Welford Road Cemetery
    Jul 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

    A look at those buried here that had an unusual end and a general insight to the Cemetery

    Tour lasts approximately 2 hours and includes refreshments in the Visitor Centre and a chance to look at the displays.

    Jul
    14
    Tue
    Ivy Clearing @ Welford Road Cemetery
    Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

    Join The Leicester Environmental Volunteers organised by Leicester City Council to help maintain this beautiful space. Free refreshments for willing workers! To join in you must register with www.leicester.gov.uk/parks -volunteering via their website or e-mail lev@leicester.gov.uk if preferred.

    Date subject to change.

    Jul
    19
    Sun
    Guided Walk – General @ Welford Road Cemetery
    Jul 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

    A look at those buried here from all walks of life and a general insight to the Cemetery

    Tour lasts approximately 2 hours and includes refreshments in the Visitor Centre and a chance to look at the displays.

    Aug
    7
    Fri
    Guided Walk – Women @ Welford Road Cemetery
    Aug 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

    A look at women who made a difference before their time and a general insight to the Cemetery

    Tour lasts approximately 2 hours and includes refreshments in the Visitor Centre and a chance to look at the displays.

    Aug
    11
    Tue
    Ivy Clearing @ Welford Road Cemetery
    Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

    Join The Leicester Environmental Volunteers organised by Leicester City Council to help maintain this beautiful space. Free refreshments for willing workers! To join in you must register with www.leicester.gov.uk/parks -volunteering via their website or e-mail lev@leicester.gov.uk if preferred.

    Date subject to change.

    Sep
    4
    Fri
    Guided Wallk – General @ Welford Road Cemetery
    Sep 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

    A look at those buried from all walks of life and a general insight to the Cemetery

    Tour lasts approximately 2 hours and includes refreshments in the Visitor Centre and a chance to look at the displays.

    Our Program of Events 2020

    Our Program of Events 2020

    **IMPORTANT** It is with regret that the current circumstances have made it necessary for us to close the Visitor Centre and cancel our programme of Walk and Talks until further notice. We have many of the records at home so please contact us via the website and we...

    Armistice Day Remembrance Service

    Armistice Day Remembrance Service

    The Friends of Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester Invite you to attend their Armistice Day Service on Saturday 9th November at 10:30 a.m. The Reverend Lynn Fowkes & Anglican Chaplain Luke Briggs of the University of Leicester Chaplaincy Service will conduct the...

    William Flint – Leicester’s Classical Architect

    William Flint – Leicester’s Classical Architect

    William Flint was an architect in Leicester helping to set the landscape of the town during the mid-Nineteenth Century. He designed in the Classical style and much of his work still exists. He is rather unsung, and most of the research for this book appears in print...

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