Welcome to the LMHA's Website. 

Why not visit our exhibition which is open again
for the Summer Season in May 2018


  • The Hospital Air Raid Shelter

    The air raid shelter of the former Cirencester Memorial Hospital in Sheep Street, Cirencester houses part of the LMHA's Annual Exhibition the rest being displayed in the Hospital Annexe nearby.

  • The Home Front

    In the new premises in the Sheep Street Cottages you will find all the everyday themes from ordinary wartime life, rationing, make-do and mend, the Home Guard and Civilian Services etc.

  • Local War Diary

    Follow a week by week diary of local events during World War Two extracted from the Wilts and Glos Standard on our Weekly War Diary page.

  • The Great War

    This section has been added as a result of the current interest in commemorating the events of the war that spawned the Second World War.

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The Living Memory Historical Association is a registered charitable trust based at The Old Memorial Hospital Site, Sheep Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England. Its main purpose is to aid the study of Social History with special reference to everyday life in the Cotswolds during and after the Second World War. 

For further information about the LMHA, exhibition details etc click the menus on the left.