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Bolton's Egypt Events Programme - Bolton Central Library and Museum

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Bolton’s Egypt Events Programme August 2017 – June 2018

Join us for a celebration of all things Ancient Egyptian with 12 months of free talks and activities for all ages, with experts from around the UK.

∗ indicates Family Friendly

 

Saturday 12 August 2017

11am - Make a pyramid ∗

1pm - Mummification and Bolton by Prof. Joann Fletcher & Dr. Stephen Buckley ∗

2pm - Mummify your Barbie! ∗

 

Thursday 7 September 2017

7pm - History of Egypt Exploration Society by Carl Graves, Deputy Director EES

 

Thursday 5 October 2017

7pm - Beware the Power of the Gods! by Dr. Campbell Price, Manchester Museum

 

Saturday 4 November 2017

11am - Make an Egyptian Collar ∗

1pm - 7000 years of Ancient Egypt in 60 Minutes by Sarah Griffiths, Ancient Egypt

Magazine ∗

2pm - Make a Paddle doll ∗

 

Thursday 7 December 2017

7pm - Everywhere the Glint of gold: Tutankhamun’s Treasures by Claire Ollett, University of Birmingham

 

Thursday 4 January 2018

7pm - Travellers and Collectors in the North West by Hilary Forrest, Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

 

Saturday 3 February 2018

1pm - Journey to the Afterlife by Ian Trumble, Bolton Museum ∗

2pm - Make a Shabti ∗

 

Thursday 1 March 2018

7pm - Nefertiti in Bolton by Dr, Joyce Tyldesley, University of Manchester

 

Thursday 5 April 2018

7pm - Daily Life in Ancient Egypt with Kha and Meryt by Prof. Joann Fletcher & Dr. Stephen Buckley

 

Saturday 5 May 2018

11am - Make Tube Cat Mummies ∗

1pm - Stories and Myths from Ancient Egypt by Bolton Storytellers ∗

2pm - Make a Scarab Beetle ∗

 

Thursday 7 June 2018

7pm Religion in Ancient Egypt by Dr Stephen Snape, Liverpool University

 

Cinema at the Crescent

See Egypt on the big screen - all film screenings will take place in the Bolton Central Library's Lecture Theatre.

Thursday 17 August 2017

7pm - Carry on Cleo (1964)

 

Thursday 21 September 2017

7pm - The Mummy (1932)

 

Thursday 19 October 2017

7pm - The Ten Commandments (1956)

 

Thursday 16 November 2017

7pm - The Mummy (1999)

 

Thursday 21 December 2017

7pm - The Prince of Egypt (1998)

 

Thursday 18 January 2018

7pm - Bubba Ho-Teo (2002)

 

Thursday 15 February 2018

7pm - Cleopatra (1963)

 

Thursday 15 March 2018

7pm - The Scorpion King (2002)

 

Thursday 19 April 2018

7pm - Gods of Egypt (2016)

 

Thursday 17 May 2018

7pm – Stargate (1994)

 

Thursday 21 June 2018

7pm - Agora (2009)

 

 

 

  • Exhibitions

    Bolton's Egypt Events Programme - Bolton Central Library and Museum

    Join us for a celebration of all things Ancient Egyptian with 12 months of free talks and activities for all ages, with experts from around the UK. ∗ indicates Family Friendly

    Sat 12 August to Thu 21 June, Various times

    Admission: FREE