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The  Leicestershire
Archaeological and Historical Society

President - Michael Wood

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Leicestershire's premier archaeological and historical organisation for over 150 years

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The Leicestershire Festival of Archaeology
Saturday 12th July - Sunday 27th July 2014

The Festival of Archaeology is a unique chance to discover and explore the archaeological heritage of the United Kingdom and Leicestershire. Join in with the country’s biggest archaeological festival and discover what’s right here on your doorstep. Find out about the archaeology of Leicestershire and Rutland with a fascinating range of events, talks and guided tours from some of the county’s archaeological experts and enthusiasts. The festival leaflet is supported financially by the LAHS.




Now is a really good time to join the LAHS!

In September, members receive the annual Transactions of the Society, the Leicestershire Historian AND the Autumn issue of our Magazine
You'll also be sent your Membership Card with full details of all the talks in our 2014/15 season, which include a Presidential Address from Michael Wood, and a special landmark lecture on John Nichols and the making of his Leicestershire History by Dr Julian Pooley
Members receive priority bookings for both these events, and admission is FREE to members
Your own copy of Transactions - the society's major annual reference work for Leicestershire
The Leicestershire Historian - presenting a wide range of authoritative articles on all aspects of local history
Two issues of our Magazine and Newsletter - in Spring and Autumn, keeping you in touch with all the society's news and events
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Free admission to a full season of fascinating talks and lectures at the New Walk Museum, Leicester
Access to the society's fine library in Leicester's Guildhall, a remarkable collection of resource and reference material
Priority news by email, and access to talks, visits and events
Links to over 100 other history and heritage groups through our Networks project
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We will send you a Membership Form to your email address by return
Members may also renew their annual subscription here
Individual membership costs just £20.00 per year (family membership £25.00, student membership £6.00)
For full information about membership, our lecture season, publications and services to members, please visit our main website here
 or email the Honorary Secretary, Stephen Butt at

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Founded in 1855 to promote the study of the history, archaeology, antiquities and architecture of Leicestershire
The Guildhall, Guildhall Lane, Leicester LE1 5FQ