Following on from the success of the community excavations at Northstowe, another free community excavation is starting in September alongside archaeologists from the Cambridge Archaeological Unit (CAU) at the North West Cambridge Development, also known as Eddington. The community excavations at NW Cambridge will start on Monday 10th September 2018 at 9am and will run for two weeks until Friday 21st of September 2018. The […]
Excavation open to the public on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 May. University of Leicester Archaeological Services are currently excavating the site of the former Stibbe factory, between Great Central Street and Highcross Street in central Leicester. The land is owned by Charles Street Buildings group, which has made the site available and financially supported […]
LEICESTER BRANCH OPEN DAY at WEA 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TD Thursday 8th September 2016 10am – 4pm Come and find out what’s on offer and try some free sample sessions which will include: My Bard 10.00am-12.00pm Mandarin 10.00am-12.00pm Family History 10.00am-12.00pm Arts and Craft 1.00pm-3.00pm Richard III 1.00pm-3.00pm Using Social Media 1.00pm-3.00pm Tutors […]
Heritage Open Days are an annual national celebration of England’s fantastic architecture, culture and history.
All over the country during the weekend of Thursday 11th of September to Sunday 14th September free access is available to properties that are usually closed to the public or that normally charge for admission.
In leicester properties and events taking part in the weekend are:
* Access to Sttetton (Railways) Collection Leicester Central Library
* All Saints Church War Memorials Project
* BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
* Belgrave Cemetery
* Castle Hills Country Park
* Glenfield Tunnel
* Jewry Wall Museum Presnts – Bath House Tours
* Leicester Cathedral
* Leicester Synagogue
You’ll need to book a place on some of the events and also check the opening times of others visit: http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/ for more information.
From Thursday 12th – Sunday 15th September 2013, a number of historical properties in Leicester that are either normally closed to the public or charge an entrance fee are offering free access. These include the Great Unitarian Meeting Chapel on East Bond Street where the WEA classes are being held, Welford Road Cemetery, backstage at De Montfort Hall, and Belgrave Hall and Gardens. For the full list of properties and opening times, take a look at the Heritage Open Days website.