Fleckney History Group

your village, your history

St. Nicholas Church, Fleckney
St. Nicholas Church circa 1960

The Fleckney History Group hold meetings at the Fleckney Village Hall on the second Thursday in the month at 7.45 – 9.30pm.

Membership Subscription is currently £10 to join for the year or £2.50 on the door. All visitors are welcome and refreshments are available.

Fleckney History Group has a display entitled “Life in Fleckney During World War II” which can be seen in Fleckney library during normal opening hours which currently are Monday 2-4pm, Thursday 2-4pm and Saturday 10-12pm.

At present the Fleckney History Group archive is available to view by appointment only. Please contact janix.ajn@gmail.com to arrange a time which will be outside the above hours due to covid restrictions.

The exhibition is at Soft Touch Arts, 50 New Walk, Leicester. On Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays there is also a café. The Fleckney Co-op bread van is on display along with the story of its restoration and many other artefacts, photographs, memories and stories from the co-operative movement in Leicestershire.

The Restored Co-op Bread Van

Programme 2021
January 14th
February 11th
March 14th
April 8th
May 13th
June 10th
July and August
September 9th
A History of Tea
Sandy Leong
October 14th
Child Soldiers in WW1
Peter Cousins
November 11th
The Real Dad's Army
Jed Jaggard
December 9th
AGM (with a look at the group's archives)
Speaker TBC

Unless stated otherwise all meetings are held at the Fleckney Village Hall at 7.45pm

Here are some of the pictures held by the Fleckney History Goup

Corner Shop, Saddington Road
Carmel Chapel Choir, 1910
Garner's Shop in The Parade, 1916
Main Street, 1986
The Ancient Order of Oddfellows outside The Old Crown
Premises of Fanny and Gus Deacon, Wolsey Lane

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