Guided Tour of the University of Leicester
University of Leicester is again opening up the campus to the general public. A
guided tour will be conducted by Blue Badge Guide Diana Courtney on Wednesday
tours have been popular since their launch six years ago and extend the
University’s close ties with the local community.
The tour is regarded as an ideal
opportunity to provide greater access to the university campus, as well as the
open days, public lectures and musical events, which always attract keen
University of Leicester was founded as a living war memorial following the First
World War. It has always enjoyed a close relationship with the city and it
welcomes more visitors who would like to see its buildings and gain an
on-the-spot insight into its history and work.
free tour commences at 7pm, leaving from the Fielding Johnson Building at the
Courtney said, “One of the gems of past tours has been the viewing of a
beautifully illustrated 500-year-old book which is very fascinating.
University has pride of place in Leicester as a seat of great learning and
research advances. It also has an important place in history and a past that is
as fascinating as its future is exciting.”
IS ESSENTIAL! The Tourist
Information office on Every Street will take bookings.
There is a maximum number of 25 people on the tour.
is available on Campus after 5.30pm. Refreshments will also be available.
NOTE TO NEWSDESK:
For more information, please contact Diana Courtney on 0116 273 3721.
This document has been approved by the head of department or section.