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 lecture …

History and Memory: the first 100 years of the University of Leicester

On the 22nd October, Professor Gordon Campbell FBA, will present the University of Leicester Centenary Lecture. This joint lecture with the University is being held in recognition of the Lit and Phil’s involvement with the establishment of the University of Leicester. More information about this lecture is available on the University of Leicester website here, where you can also register and obtain a free attendance ticket.