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Networking and sharing
Meeting other heritage volunteers and sharing ideas is a great way to learn in an enjoyable environment. The Forum hosts a number of members’ meetings each year. The next meeting is
Tour of Mountsorrel and Rothley Heritage Centre – Thursday 22nd September 2022
This amazing heritage organisation have developed fabulous facilities at the site including:
- Railway Museum with historic railway vehicles
- Railway with one and a half miles of track that connect to the Great Central Railway
- Granite stone quarry with masons huts and narrow gauge railway
- Quarry heritage building
- Nunckley nature trail
- Mountsorrel and rothley heritage centre
- Granite cafe
The tour will be a great opportunity to see what they have created and ask questions about how they have achieved it. Meet at 2pm at 240 Swithland Lane, Rothley. LE7 7UE
At the end of the tour there will be the formal launch of the 2023 Heritage Awards, so you will be the first to know about the entry opportunities and timescales.
Exciting Free Heritage Opportunities for Schools
The Forum has published a booklet for schools that describes the activities and learning experiences that Heritage Groups in North West Leicestershire can offer to support schools in the delivery of the national curriculum.
Many activities are more than just history, they include English, mathematics, geography and other subjects.