Talk Parks

Talk Parks is a series of free public talks based around the history of a variety of parks across the city.

Examples of previous talks include:

  • Lutyens in Leicester: The Victoria Park War Memorial
  • The Effect of WW2 on Abbey Park
  • Operation Market Garden and the Braunstone Connection
  • Sport, Recreation and Ceremony in Victoria Park
  • From Private Gardens to Public Parks

Future talks will cover:

  • Western Park

  • Evington park

  • Gilroes cemetery

  • Welford Road Cemetery

  • Abbey Park

  • and more!

Each month the latest talk is advertised in the project e-newsletter and the Leicester Parks Facebook page

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