December 12th, 2014A truce which saw enemy soldiers playing football together on Christmas Day 100 years ago will be remembered at an event at Newarke Houses Museum in Leicester.
On Sunday, local historian Dr John Sutton will be exploring the story of the famous Christmas truce of 1914 during the First World War.
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October 20th, 2014Over two hundred and fifty people from different backgrounds and faiths gathered at the University of Leicester, to hear about the contribution of Sikh and Commonwealth soldiers in World War One.
The purpose of the lecture was to commemorate the 100th anniversary and raise awareness of the invisible...By October 20th, 20140 comments
August 5th, 2014Lights were turned off across the country last night to commemorate the beginning of the 1st World War 100 years ago. In Leicestershire vigils were held at Leicester Cathedral, University of Leicester, Victoria Park War Memorial, De Montfort Hall and many other locations across Leicestershire.
At Leicester...By August 5th, 20140 comments
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