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Memories from the First World War: St Barnabas Library

St Barnabas Library, Leicester

Run by: St Barnabas Library

Did your relatives serve during World War I? Do you still have letters, photos, medals or memorabilia from the war? Have you got stories which have been passed down through the family?


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If so we would love to see you at one of our World War I workshop sessions, we will listen to your family memories, look at your objects and possibly record your stories for our exhibitions. We have exhibition displays in three libraries: New Parks, Highfields and St. Barnabas which we hope to showcase objects loaned by members of the public to tell the stories of how the war affected the people of Leicester.


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For more information on the project and workshops, please contact Linda Harding on 0116 454 3533 or email:

Information about this activity is provided by Culture24


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St Barnabas Library

French Road, Leicester, LE5 4AH

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