Leicester Remembers the Great War

The exhibition ‘Leicester Remembers the Great War’ at Highfields Library has been created in partnership with Leicester people who have generously loaned objects and memories of their relatives who fought in and lived through the Great War.

The exhibition at Highfields Library

The exhibition at Highfields Library

As part of the exhibition, young people of the Highfields Home Schooled group have created wonderful artwork to express the feelings of the soldiers and nurses who served through the conflict.


On these pages we present a selection of the objects and stories on display in the exhibition.