Events

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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History

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

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Archive

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

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News

  • Renovation works are affecting parking at the Museum – More information here
  • Professor Anu Ohja, Director of the National Space Academy, inspired and excited the 250 students with his lecture, ‘Space – so what?’ in the 6th Schools’ Lecture sponsored by the Lit&Phil. Read more

About the Lit&Phil

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 lectures in March…

Monday 4th March 2019:

Saving Bumblebees
by Professor Dave Goulson FRES
School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex
7:30 pm at the New Walk Museum
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Monday 11th March 2019:

Experiencing Design
by Mr Sebastian Conran
Product and Brand Development Consultant
5:30 pm, Ken Edwards Building, University of Leicester
more info …

Monday 18th March 2019:

Oscar Wilde and the Evolution of Modern Comedy
by Dr Nick Freemen
Reader in late Victorian Literature, Loughborough University
7:30 pm at the New Walk Museum
more info …