Monthly Meetings

 

LEICESTER TRANSPORT HERITAGE TRUST in conjunction with BaMMOT hold monthly social meetings, between 10 am and 12.30 pm, at the Braunstone Civic Centre, Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP. Local bus and coach photographs together with Trust publications are on sale at these meetings. There is a charge of £4.00 towards the cost of room hire. Free tea, coffee and biscuits are provided at the interval. The venue has a good size car park and Arriva bus service 104 runs every 15 minutes from the City Centre (Haymarket). We would suggest the 9.25 am departure. Alight at the Henley Crescent shops.

contact info@ltht.org.uk

2020 Programme

If you wish to present a slide or film show or give a talk at a meeting in 2020, please contact Mike Greenwood by e-mail on mike@photostox.co.uk or by writing to him at 11 Elliott Drive, Leicester Forest East, Leicester, LE3 3FA.

* There are currently no planned monthly meetings due to the Corona virus*

Events

*Sorry due to the Covid crisis there are no events currently planned for 2020*

 

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Become a Member

Advantages of joining Some of the advantages of joining the Leicester Transport Heritage Trust are:

  • The opportunity to get involved in restoration, archive work and community outreach
  • Receive a quarterly high quality local transport related journal
  • Monthly Saturday morning social meeting at Braunstone Civic Centre
  • All this for just £25 per annum

 

 

Donations

Thank you for your interest in supporting the Leicester Transport Heritage Trust. Any financial support you are able to offer would be greatly appreciated and enable the Trust to continue both its current level of activities and to develop new projects.

Payments may be made online via the Paypal website. Please click the button below.

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