Free Guided Tours of Leicester Guildhall in May

Free Guided Tours of Leicester Guildhall in May


Free Guided Tours of Leicester Guildhall in May

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 with a particular florish on our Royal Connections!

Queen Anne, King James, King Charles I and King Charles II as well as King George ... and of course we cannot forget King Richard III.

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.

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

Tour Dates:

May 1st - with Erica

May 12th - with Suzanne

May 14th - with Mark

May 21st - with Erica

May 26th - with Suzanne.

Advance booking is recommended as our tours are extremely popular and due to the historic nature of the building numbers have to be restricted.
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The Guildhall, Guildhall Lane, Leicester, LE1 5FQ

Tel: 0116 253 2569

Opening Times

Free Guided Tours of Leicester Guildhall in May (31 May 2023)
Wednesday11:30 - 16:30



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