All indoor meetings are held (unless otherwise stated) at 7.30 p.m. in the Lord Mayor’s Room of the New Walk Museum, Leicester ( – entrance is via the front door: for disabled access please use the wooden access ramp, off the Museum Car park). Car parking is available on the adjacent streets, and the Museum is within walking distance of the railway station and major bus routes. The room is open from 7.15 p.m. and proceedings usually finish around 9.30 pm. Members are invited to bring exhibits.


Annual General Meeting

The Society’s Officers and the Committee are elected at the Annual General Meeting (A.G.M.), held each year in March.


Outdoor Meetings and New Members

New members are very welcome at outdoor meetings, but this needs to be arranged in advance. If you are interested in attending any of these please email the Natural History Section.


Summer Programme 2017

Guests are welcome on payment of a small fee (£2.00).

Date: SUNDAY, 23rd April – 2017Venue: Hambleton Peninsula

Leader: Ivan Pedley



Date: SATURDAY, 6th May  –  2017Venue: Ulverscroft

Leader: Neil Pilcher

Date: SATURDAY, 20th MAY  – 2017Venue: Cribb’s Meadow

Leader: Jenny Harris

SATURDAY, 10th JUNE  –  2017

Venue: Brownshill Quarry

Leader: Local member of LRWT group

SATURDAY, 15TH JULY  –  2017

Venue: Bradgate Park

Leaders: Steve Woodward and Helen Ikin

SATURDAY, 12th  AUGUST  –  2017

Venue: Frisby Lakes

Leader: Russell Parry

SUNDAY, 3rd SEPTEMBER  –  2017

Venue: Brocks Hill Country Park, Oadby

(Joint meeting with the British Plant Galls Society)

Leader: Chris Leach, B.P.G.S



Members’ Exhibition and Photographic Evening

Lord Mayor’s Rooms, New Walk Museum. 7.30pm.

SUNDAY, 15th OCTOBER  –  2017

Venue: New Lount Reserve – Fungus Foray

Joint meeting with the Leics. Fungi Study Group

Leader: Richard Iliffe, L.F.S.G.


Venue: Welney Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Reserve***

Leader : John Tinning


***Transport could be arranged for those wishing to join this outing which is a whole day outing 
Unless otherwise stated, excursions are by private transport, meeting on site.

If you are interested in attending any of these please email the Natural History Section.

All images on this page © John Tinning 2016