Displays and Exhibitions

HALLATON TREASURE TRAVELLING EXHIBITION
Saturday 29th May to Monday 4th October
: Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays: 2.30 – 5pm
Hallaton Museum, the Tin Tab, Churchgate, Hallaton, LE16 8TY
The Hallaton Treasure is one of Leicestershire’s great archaeological finds. Thousands of coins and many metal objects, including a Roman helmet, and slaughtered pigs were buried around an open air shrine around the time of the Roman Conquest of Britain. The exhibition explores the issues around this important find.
FREE


AT RISK WAR MEMORIALS PROJECT
Saturday 3rd July: 11am – 4pm
The Chancel, All Saints Church, Highcross Street, Leicester, LE1 4PH
Visit the Project which has over 45 local war memorials saved from closed churches, chapels, clubs and factories taken into care.  Most have dramatic stories of near loss.  They are part of our heritage.  Displayed on purpose built frames with accompanying story boards. View and honour them and take the opportunity to visit this splendid old church.
FREE


FRESH WATER FOR LOUGHBOROUGH
Monday July 5th to Friday September 24th:
Mondays 10am – 1pm; Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 10am – 5pm, Saturdays 10am – 2pm; Wednesdays and Sundays: closed
Loughborough Local Studies Library, Granby Street, LE11 3DZ
Exhibition by Leicestershire Victoria County History. Find out how and when fresh water was first piped to Loughborough, and the difference it made to the town.
FREE Timed slots apply, so booking is recommended on 0116 305 2420


WHAT DID THE ROMANS DO FOR US?
Every Saturday: 10am – 3.30pm
Hinckley & District Museum, Thatched Cottages, 30 Lower Bond Street, Hinckley, LE10 1QU
Exhibition until the end of October which features locally found artefacts and the Nuneaton Coin Hoard.
Admission £2 adults and £1 children.
See www.hinckleydistrictmuseum.org.uk or email hinckleymuseum@hotmail.co.uk