Reference group

A number of interested parties have come together to share ideas and resources with the aim of enhancing the city and county’s commemorations events, information and activities.

Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire

The group is chaired by the Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Colonel Murray Colville TD DL, and the membership seeks to be as representative as possible.

The group meets bi-monthly and the minutes of the meetings are available to view here: -

February 2014

March 2014

May 2014

July 2014

See the WW1 Reference Group Bulletins with lots of news and useful information and an update on the War Memorials Project

Bulletin 1 - April 2014

Bulletin 2 - September 2014

Bulletin 3 - November 2014

Bulletin 4 - March 2015

The Great War Centenary Reference Group membership:



Secretarial support – Ben Holihead, Leicestershire County Council (

Last updated October 2016