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Leicestershire’s WWI reference group are planning a number of events and initiatives to mark the centenary, and invites everyone to get involved.

For more details visit the Leicester and Leicestershire's Commemoration of the Battle of the Somme website. 


First World War Handling Sessions
Friday 17 February
10.30am – 12pm & 1.30pm - 3pm
Newarke Houses Museum & Gardens
Free drop-in sessions supporting the World War One exhibition at the museum. Come and find out about soldier’s rations and kit and handle replica artefacts to focus on the mental health and wellbeing of the soldiers. Free drop-in event. T: 0116 225 4980