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The Record Office is CLOSED until further notice

Focusing on the health and wellbeing of our staff and customers remains our top priority. In line with national guidance and government recommendations we will close our Record Office from 4pm on Wednesday 4 November. The closure of our Record Office, along with other cultural and heritage attractions across the nation, will mean tougher times ahead for those working in the sector. We hope to continue to support researchers by responding to enquiries and providing copies of records where possible. Please make use of our online catalogues and resources. We will let you know when bookings are open again. We’re all in this together and will make sure our approach reflects the latest government guidelines. Keep up to date by visiting www.gov.uk/coronavirus and follow our social media channels.

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Find out what’s going on at the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland.

Record Office to reopen on 13th October

5th October 2020

The Record Office will reopen on Tuesday 13 October 2020. Under latest government guidance it...

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Thomas Cook Comes Home

13th January 2020

When international travel company Thomas Cook collapsed in September 2019 an outcry about the fate...

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‘Making Better Citizens’

31st July 2019

Our current exhibition is ‘Making Better Citizens’. The 4th August 2019 marks exactly 75 years...

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New Thistleton Maps Available

3rd May 2019

Thanks to the generosity of our Friends of the Record Office, we have just acquired...

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Latest Newsletter

30th April 2019

Our Spring Newsletter is now available to view here

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