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Peter Liddle, MBE, the prominent Leicestershire archaeologist, lecturing on Post-Medieval Archaeology in Leicestershire at Lutterworth Museum in Jan 2015.  His next series, entitled ‘The Long View – Continuity and Change in Leicestershire’s Long History’ begins on Sat Sept 5th and runs for 6 Saturdays to Oct 10th,10.30am to 12.30pm.  The price for the six is £35 but you can pay by the week at £6.50.

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The museum is able to arrange talks with a Powerpont slideshow. The talks are available in the weekday evenings to any groups with a reasonable donation towards the museum funds. Please contact Geoff Smith 01455 284733 or 07906 303643 for available dates. We also welcome groups for tours around the museum in the evenings,

Talks available:

  • How the Museum Started.
  • Sir Frank Whittle and the development of the Jet Engine at Lutterworth.  
  • Unusual items brought into the museum.
  • Old photos of Lutterworth and its local villages.

Whittle Weekend

IMG_6664IMG_6659IMG_6666IMG_6672Viper Jet Engine. On loan from The Bruntingthorpe Collection





Cllr Rob Coleman opens the Whittle Event






The Mayor’s Consort and Two Museum Trustees. Ms Anne West, Ray Perkins.





3 original combustion chambers on loan from The Snibston Museum