History & Heritage Community Day

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Loughborough University and Charnwood Museum are inviting members of the local community to attend their History and Heritage Community Day which is taking place in Burleigh Court later this month (Sunday 21st June).

The ‘Future of the Past’ event will include fascinating short talks from local authors and historians, a guided tour of the historical Loughborough University campus and also panel discussions.

Stands and displays from local history and heritage groups including Charnwood Roots, Kegworth Museum, Leicestershire Industrial History society and many more will also be present.

Confirmed speakers include former County Archaeologist Peter Liddle, authors Dave Postle and Marianne Whiting, East Midlands History Archive manager Colin Hyde and Professor Alison Yarrington. Accredited Leicestershire Tour Guide Ernie Miller will also be leading the tours across the University Campus.

The event is free to attend and everyone is welcome, refreshment and bar meals will be on sale throughout the day. A full programme of events can be found on the Loughborough History & Heritage Network site here:

http://www.lboro-history-heritage.org.uk/loughborough-history-and-heritage-day-programme-announced/