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

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New members are always welcome. Find out about how to join by clicking the link below to contact us

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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 last event of the 2017 – 18 programme

… was our AGM on the 24th April and a recital by the Bardi Wind ensemble conducted by David Calow (left)

On the same day, we organised our Annual Schools’ Lecture, more information here.

Our New 2018 – 19 programme

Our new 2018-2019 is now available here.