Charnwood Street Shops

Lectures & Tours
16 June 2024
14:00 - 15:00


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Event Description

Rediscover the Charnwood Street shops of Leicester with Cynthia Brown.

Charnwood Street Shops

Photograph of Charnwood Street by Mike Westmoreland.

Following her sold out talk in January we’re delighted to welcome back local historian Cynthia Brown for an illustrated talk that will revisit the Charnwood Street area of Leicester, and explore local memories of its many shops, including the ‘Aladdin’s Cave’ of Paddy’s Swag Shop and the first ever Wilkinson’s, opened in the 1930s.

£6.00 charge for talk. Book online or through Newarke Houses Reception on 0116 225 4980.
Refreshments included.

Newarke Houses is happy to say that the Popping to the Shops exhibition has now been extended until 1st September 2024!

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