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Lectures are normally held at the New Walk Museum Leicester on 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. Just click below to download.

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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

Forthcoming Events

The Annual General Meeting has been postponed from the 27th April to the 14th September. Please note that the New Walk Museum is currently closed.

The next few forthcoming events are listed below. In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, please note that dates are provisional.

Sep 14

Annual General Meeting

September 14 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Oct 05

President’s Address

October 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Oct 19