Literary Leicester 2014 Commemorates the Great War

Literary Leicester 2014 Commemorates the Great War


12 November - 14 November    
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Peter Williams Lecture Theatre
University of Leicester, Leicester

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As part of a series of events, join us for a free drinks reception to celebrate Literary Leicester’s formal opening. This will be followed by an exciting and informative session from multi-award winning historian , Mark Bostridge, as he looks back at England in 1914.

Wednesday 12 November, 6-7pm, Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, University of Leicester

Mark Bostridge: ‘The Fateful Year: England 1914’

Free event – book your tickets to guarantee a place at:


and on Friday 14 November, 2-3pm, Embrace Arts, Lancaster Road, Leicester

Dr Sally Horrocks and Colin Hyde: ‘Telling Stories about the East Midlands and World War One: Oral History and its Uses’

Free event – no ticket required


Read more on both these events