05 – The History of the Rosetta Stone Rebellion

Lecturer: Dr Jay Silverstein – Lecturer Nottingham Trent University Date & Time : Saturday October 12th @ 4:15pm Location: Cooper Art Gallery Tickets – please email – Tickets.HapySociety@gmail.com or pop into to Cooper Gallery gift shop Cost: £15 Non-Members / £14 Members cost includes a buffet after the lecture with tea and coffee

06 – Secret Signs: Decoding the Cryptography of Egyptian Texts

Lecturer: Dr Penny Wilson – Lecturer at Durham University Date & Time : Saturday 16th November 2024 @ 4:15pm Location: Cooper Art Gallery Tickets – please email – Tickets.HapySociety@gmail.com or pop into to Cooper Gallery gift shop Cost: £15 Non-Members / £14 Members cost includes a buffet after the lecture with tea and coffee

03 – Singing with the Dead: The Harpist’s Song in the New Kingdom

Lecturer: Dr Huw Twiston Davies – Lecturer in Egyptology at Manchester University Date & Time : Saturday 15th June 2024 @4:15pm Location: Cooper Art Gallery Tickets – please email – Tickets.HapySociety@gmail.com or pop into to Cooper Gallery gift shop Cost: £15 Non-Members / £14 Members cost includes a buffet after the lecture with tea and […]

02 – Threads through time: Textiles and Beliefs in Ancient Egypt

Lecturer: Ian Trumble – Curator of Bolton Museum Date & Time : Saturday 13th April 2024 @4:15pm Location: Cooper Art Gallery Tickets – please email – Tickets.HapySociety@gmail.com or pop into to Cooper Gallery gift shop Cost: £15 Non-Members / £14 Members cost includes a buffet after the lecture with tea and coffee

01 – Egypt’s Middle Kingdom: Conflict, Murder and a Cultural Golden Age

Lecturer: Sarah Griffiths – Curator of the Manchester Egyptology Society Date & Time : Saturday 17th February 2024 @ 4:15pm Synopsis : The Middle Kingdom, seen as Egypt’s classical period for art, history and literature, began with the rise of a warrior king who reunified Egypt, re-established the country’s prosperity and international standing, and whose […]

Review of Bolton Museum Visit – Wed 28th June

What an impressive collection and thoughtful presentation of ancient Egyptian artefacts!During our visit, Ian Trumble, the Curator for Archaeology, Egyptology and World Cultures at Bolton Museum took the group around the exhibition on an impressive tour through history. We learned about the close connection between Bolton and excavations in Egypt in the 19th and 20th […]

Our Chairman’s Update May 2023

Chairman

Many thanks to Christiane for giving us a really interesting and informative talk on the Goddess Neith. Personally speaking, I had no idea how early the goddess appeared in Egyptian history nor did I understand her importance! The presentation had clearly involved a great deal of research and presentation which was much appreciated by all […]

Our Chairman’s Update

Chairman

What a shame we had to cancel the Huw Twiston-Davies Lecture. However, he has already agreed to talk to us next year so we have that to look forward to. My next job is to get the intermediate hieroglyph course off the ground so I’ll be contacting all members with a suggested date.I am also […]