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Celebrate two historic CPRE landmarks

Monday, 24 October 2016 14:51

Oliver Hilliam Oliver Hilliam

CPRE Leicestershire celebrates two CPRE anniversaries.

CPRE Leicestershire is inviting members and friends to join us on Wednesday 23rd November to celebrate two CPRE anniversaries. 

These are the 90th Anniversary of CPRE founded on 7th December 1926 and the 80th Anniversary of the initial formation of the Leicestershire branch on 10th December 1936.

The evening will feature a talk by Oliver Hilliam, co-author of the book “22 Ideas that saved the English Countryside and a viewing of the 1970 CPRE Leicestershire film “Leicestershire: A Heritage at Risk”.

The event will take place at 7pm on Wednesday 23rd November in the Parlour at Roots Farm Shop, Thorpe Farm, King Street, Barkby Thorpe, Leicestershire, LE7 3QE.  Parking is available.

A light buffet with tea and coffee will be available from 6-30pm.  If you plan to attend, please contact Richard Windley, Chair of CPRE Leicestershire on 07970 079855 or via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For more details on the evening, how to get there as well as a review of “22 Ideas that saved the English Countryside”, and a brief history of CPRE Leicestershire, please see attached PDFs.



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