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Events

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

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Join Us

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 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.

A book about the founder of the Leicester Lit&Phil is available, click here for details.

The Society has close links with

Forthcoming Events

Lectures this year will be available on Zoom and for members, a limited number of tickets will be available to attend in person at the Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, New Walk. Forthcoming events include: