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Explore more of the key stories in Leicester's history

Alice Hawkins

The famous Leicester suffragette who worked and campaigned in the city.

Leicester Clothes the World

Explore the cities rich industrial history.

VE Day 75

Friday 8th May 2020 marked the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day). VE Day celebrates the formal end of World War II in Europe.

Elizabeth Heyrick & Susannah Watts

Leicester Women who were champions of the abolition of slavery in the early 19th Century

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