The Friends, often in conjunction with the Local History & Record Society, arrange lectures, visits, field trips & social events and offer the chance to assist the Museum & make new friends.


Thursday 13th June 2019 – Rutland County Museum
Tony Butler – The Joseph Wright Collection at the Derby Art Gallery and
the Silk Mill Development.

Thursday 11th July 2019 – Rutland County Museum – (RLHRS)
Wendy Scott – Finds Liaison Officer
The Portable Antiquity Scheme of Leicestershire and Rutland.

Saturday 7th September 2019 – Rutland County Museum
The Hansons Auctioneers Summer Lecture.
Edward J Rycroft – Tea Time Antiques
Tickets £10 – including refreshments – available from Rutland County Museum, Camose Street, 01572 758440 and Oakham Library. (during opening hours).

Thursday 19the September 2019 – Museum – FRCMOC
Bob Trubshaw – Medieval Carvings in Leicestershire & Rutland

Thursday 10th October 2019 – Museum – RLHRS
Mathew Morris – Excavations at Oakham Castle

Thursday 14th November 2019 – Museum – FRCMOC
Canon Michael Wilson – Titus Oates, National Villain from Oakham

See individual Events for more details.