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Lectures are held on Mondays at 7:30 pm at the Leicester Museum and Art Gallery and online using Zoom.

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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 1965 onwards are available as a free download in pdf format. Just click below to download.

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About the Lit & Phil

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

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Forthcoming Events

Lectures this season will take place at the Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, New Walk. All lectures are also streamed using Zoom. Recordings of many lectures are made available to members for a limited period.

Our next three lectures are: