The Society makes grants both to individuals and to organisations in support of cultural and scientific activities which increase innovation, outreach and diversity in Leeds and its immediate area. It also supports local museums and galleries and publications relating to the city.

About the Society

The Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society, founded in 1819, is a charity that promotes interest in science, literature and the arts – in the city of Leeds and beyond. We have meetings, lectures, entertainments, publications and visits.

Science Fair 2023

Annual event at Leeds Museum when local scientists and scientific community groups welcome curiosity from the public.

Budding scientists especially welcome.

No booking required.

In the impressive Brodrick Hall at Leeds Museum.

Free opportunity to interact with real scientists and their exhibits.

Part of British Science Week 10-19 March.

Just turn up.

(Unfortunately, the Museum Cafe remains closed.)

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