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.

    Ivy Clearing @ Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester
    Nov 24 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

    Join the Friends and the students from Leicester University in a spot of gardening to uncover some of the wonderful headstones within our cemetery. Please email us via the ‘Contact Us’ page, in order to book a place so that we can ensure that we have enough equipment for everyone.

    There will be a break for refreshments.

    Suitable footwear is essential, all other equipment will be provided

    The Base Hospital Exhibition

    With thanks to the Leicestershire Records Office for allowing us to host this exhibition at the Visitor Centre, from Friday 3rd November to Sunday 19th November. Please see the Events panel for opening times and details

    Heritage Open Days

    We are pleased to announce that we shall again be participating in this years 'Heritage Open Days' which was established in 1994, and is England's contribution to the European Heritage Days which has since grown into the country's largest heritage festival. The events...

    Armistice Service 12th November 2016

    The Remembrance Service on 12th November was very well attended.  We were successful in tracing the relatives of some of the soldiers who died in the Battle of the Somme between July and November 1916 and who were either buried or commemorated on family graves within...

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