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November 2016

8th Sir Michael Weir Annual Lecture: Rt Hon Charles Clarke

28th November 2016 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Institute of Directors, 116 Pall Mall
London, SW1Y 5ED United Kingdom
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8th Sir Michael Weir Annual Lecture: Rt Hon Charles Clarke Doors open at 7.15pm until 8.15pm (including Q & A) followed by a Reception. Dress Code is Lounge Suit Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bes-8th-sir-michael-weir-annual-lecture-rt-hon-charles-clarke-tickets-28526500531 Sir Michael Weir was the founding Chairman in 1990 of the British Egyptian Society and continued until 2006 when he handed over to The Rt. Hon Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, shortly before his death. Our annual Flagship lecture is a tribute to Sir Michael and to Lady Weir who…

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January 2017

Egyptian Wall Paintings a talk by Alan Reiblein

21st January @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Oasis Academy Lord’s Hill, Main Lecture Theatre, Romsey Rd, Southampton SO16 8FA (SAT NAV SO16 0XN) United Kingdom + Google Map

Egyptian Wall Paintings by Alan Reiblein Doors open at 1.30pm for a 2pm start (vehicle access from Redbridge Lane) The wall paintings of Egypt, in both tombs and temples, are some of the most vivid images of ancient Egyptian culture providing insights into everyday life, religious practice and social structure. This talk examines the nature, style and symbolism of Egyptian wall paintings including the materials used and methods employed, with reference to the relationship in time with other neighbouring cultures.

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February 2017
FREE

Inter-Religious dialogue: Why Bother?

6th February @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Army & Navy Club, 36-39 Pall Mall, St. James's
London, SW1Y 5JN United Kingdom
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Register   Inter-Religious dialogue: Why Bother? We are starting the New Year in a meaningful way. One cannot ignore the events in the Middle East, the way that communities which lived together peacefully for generations are disintegrating. In our own small way, we are holding a debate entitled "Inter-Religious dialogue: Why Bother?" with a quite remarkable panel:   His Grace Bishop Angaelos   His Grace Bishop Angaelos, is General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, and…

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Egypt & the Assyrian Empire – a talk by Paul Collins

18th February @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Oasis Academy, Lord's Hill Romsey Rd
Southampton, SO16 0XN United Kingdom
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Egypt & the Assyrian Empire – a talk by Paul Collins Organisation: The Southampton Ancient Egypt Society Location: The Oasis Academy, Lord’s Hill Romsey Rd, Southampton SO16 8FA (SAT NAV SO16 0XN) United Kingdom Vehicle access from Redbridge Lane Date: 18 February 2017 Doors open 1:30 for 2pm Start

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March 2017

The Sacred Animal Necropolis at North Saqqara a talk by Paul Nicholson

18th March @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Oasis Academy, Lord's Hill Romsey Rd
Southampton, SO16 0XN United Kingdom
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The Sacred Animal Necropolis at North Saqqara a talk by Paul Nicholson Organisation: The Southampton Ancient Egypt Society Location: The Oasis Academy, Lord’s Hill Romsey Rd, Southampton SO16 8FA (SAT NAV SO16 0XN) United Kingdom Vehicle access from Redbridge Lane Date: 18 March 2017 Doors open 1:30 for 2pm Start

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April 2017
Free

Modern Egypt Project

25th April @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, King’s College London, Strand Building
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom
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Modern Egypt Project Register Now The British Egyptian Society and King's College London Egyptian Society are proud to collaborate and host this unique event to its members. The British Museum has always sought to collect contemporary objects to ensure their collection remains relevant and representative of all world cultures. The Museum is now addressing how it will represent Egypt in the 20th and 21st centuries to present-day and future audiences. Mohamed Elshahed, the British Museum's Project Curator for Modern Egypt,…

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September 2017
Free

First BES & LMEI Debating Competition

27th September @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Army & Navy Club, 36 Pall Mall, St. James's
London, SW1Y United Kingdom
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First BES & LMEI Debating Competition Register Now We are pleased to advise that the 4 excellent schools taking part in our First Annual debating competition are: The Latymer School, Riddlesdown Collegiate, Whitgift School, Wilson's Grammar School. The 6th Formers that are taking part also took part in the Battle of Britain and so age is not a measure to be taken into account when listening to the quality of the debaters. The motion is:- This house believes that minorities…

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Egyptian Music Today

29th September @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural & Education Affairs, 4 Chesterfield Gardens
London, W1J 5BG United Kingdom
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Egyptian Music Today “Egyptian Music Today”, a talk with music examples by Oliver Butterworth, awarded an ARAM from the Royal Academy of Music in 2002. (Event in English) Tea & Coffee will be served at 6:30pm Free event and registration by email. Just email us your name and how many friends and family you’d like to bring along: administration@egyculture.org.uk For Event Poster click here

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October 2017

Egypt’s formidable women from the 18th dynasty to the 18th century

13th October @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural & Education Affairs, 4 Chesterfield Gardens
London, W1J 5BG United Kingdom
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Egypt’s formidable women from the 18th dynasty to the 18th century “Egypt’s formidable women from the 18th dynasty to the 18th century”, four monodramas performed by Samira Kirollos, acclaimed national author and actress. (Event in English) Tea & Coffee will be served at 6:30pm Free event and registration by email. Just email us your name and how many friends and family you’d like to bring along: administration@egyculture.org.uk  For Event Poster click here

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“Ali, The Goat and Ibrahim” a film by director Sherif El-Bendary

19th October @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural & Education Affairs, 4 Chesterfield Gardens
London, W1J 5BG United Kingdom
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“Ali, The Goat and Ibrahim” a film by director Sherif El-Bendary “Ali, The Goat and Ibrahim” a film by director Sherif El-Bendary, screening followed by Q&A moderated by Dr Khalid Ali and Ms Yasmin El Derby. The event is jointly organised with the British Egyptian Society. (Film in Arabic with English subtitles) Tea & Coffee will be served at 6:30pm Free event and registration by email. Just email us your name and how many friends and family you’d like to…

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