Unless otherwise stated lectures this season will be held at New Walk Museum Leicester, Mondays at 7.30pm.

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The Leicester Literary and Leicester Philosophical Society, locally known as the Lit. and Phil., was founded in 1835.

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The Transactions from 1982 onwards are available as a free download in pdf format. Jut click below to download.

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The “Lit & Phil” organises an annual series of lectures and discussions, usually held in the Leicester New Walk Museum, for the advancement of education in Literature, Science and Art.  It publishes reports, papers and proceedings and supports the museum.  There are also Natural History and Geology Sections, which organise further events.

The Society has close links with

Our next event

… is our Annual General Meeting (NB 6.45 pm) on 23rd April 2018.

Wine wil be served about 7.30 pm.

This will be followed by a recital, at 8.00 pm by wind instrumentalists from the Bardi Orchestra, with conductor: David Calow