Free Guided Tours of Leicester Guildhall this July

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Lectures & Tours
08 - 30 July 2023
11:30 - 15:30

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Learn about Leicester Guildhall through the centuries with a free guided tour

Free Guided Tours of Leicester Guildhall this July

Starting with its Great Hall built in about 1390, a tour of Leicester Guildhall will take you through the many uses of the site through the centuries.

The Guildhall was first used as a meeting place for the Guild of Corpus Christi. It is a space where even Shakespeare may have acted. The Guildhall houses one of the oldest public libraries. It was also the town hall and even a Victorian Police Station.

Find out more about the Guildhall's diverse and colourful history with a free guided tour.

Tour Times: 11:30am, 1pm & 2:30pm

Tour Dates: 

  • 8th July with Erica - Susanna Watts [please note on this day there are only tours at 11:30am & 1pm]

  • 9th July with Mark - Guildhall History Tour

  • 16th July with Mark - Guildhall Crime & Punishment Tour

  • 21st July with Suzanne - Guildhall History Tour

  • 30th July with Susan - Guildhall History Tour

Free tour, advance booking recommended.

Places are limited on the tours due to the historic nature of the building and access around the venue.

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