New Walk Museum & Art Gallery

New Walk Museum Birthday Celebration!


New Walk Museum Birthday Celebration!

New Walk Museum turns 170 years old this year! Wish our museum a very happy birthday and join us for free craft, sketching and music activities, exhibitor stands and more!

Leicester Museums is delighted to announce that the following people and organisations will be joining us for the day:

Egyptology experts Prof. Joann Fletcher & Dr Stephen Buckley (University of York)
University of Leicester Archaeological Services
East Midlands Geological Society
Leicester University Geology Department
Leicester Drum and Brass
Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society - Geology Society
Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust
Leicestershire Ancient Egypt Society
Leicester Civic Society
Leicestershire Industrial History Society
Leicester Society of Artists
Leicestershire and Rutland Bat Group
Richard III Society
Leicester Fostering Service

Please find our exhibitors situated throughout our galleries, where they will be more than keen to talk to you about our shared passion for heritage, museums and natural science.

There will also be a chance to make great music with Drum and Brass Leicester.

Also, join is in the Victorian Gallery for a William Hogarth inspired sketching competitions with the kind assistance of Leicester Society of Artists. All ages and abilities are welcome. Prize for the winner!

Add New Walk Museum Birthday Celebration! to your Itinerary

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New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, 53 New Walk, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7EA

Tel: +44 (0) 1162254920



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