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Fashioning a City
From its mention in the Domesday book as Brantestone to Braunstone Hall and then the building of the North Braunstone estate to answer Lloyd George’s call for ‘Homes fit for heroes’’, North Braunstone area is full of stories waiting to be discovered.
We looked for people aged 8-16 living in Braunstone to take part in this free performance Summer project at the Brite Centre, Leicester.
The history of braunstone
Heritage Expert Lynda Callaghan worked with the Braunstone group to research the history of the area, discovering the first mention of Braunstone in the Domesday Book to the 82nd Airborne Division being stationed in the area during WWII.
Find out more about Braunstone's history here.