Hapy Society 2021 Events & Programme

Annual General Meeting

Our Annual General meeting will be held on
Sunday 23rd January 2022, 6:30 (Online: Zoom).
Contact Andrew Ward for details.


Due to the current Covid 19 situation we are sorry to announce that our face-to-face lecture programme has had to be postponed. It is hoped to resume these in late Summer/Autumn. Please contact Andrew Ward for further information. (01977616384 or [email protected])

Professor Jo Fletcher. “Ancient Egypt: New Stories”

At the Cooper Gallery, Barnsley (Saturday 11th September 4:15)

Dr Bob Loynes. “How MRI scans inform our understanding of Mummification in Ancient Egypt”

At the Cooper Gallery, Barnsley (Saturday 16th October 4:15)

Dr Bill Manley, Author of the International Best Seller “ How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs” Lecture title to be confirmed.

At the Cooper Gallery, Barnsley (Saturday 27th November 4:15)

Tickets for both lectures are £15 including high tea following the lecture and can be reserved by contacting the Cooper Gallery, Barnsley. Some tickets will also be available on the door

Next Activity Session

Our next activity sessions will be online (Zoom). Contact Andrew Ward or telephone 01977 616384 for details . Zoom activity sessions are free to members:

a) 18th May “Clothes of Egypt” by Gwenan Sykes

b) 8th June “The Colossi of Memnon” by Andrew Ward

c) 6th July “Egypt: Herbalism in Medicine” by Emmy Gratton-Rayson

Beginners Hieroglpyhs (bimonthly lessons)

This four lesson course will be running again from October 2021 until January 2022. Contact Andrew Ward for details. We are currently running a course for those with some knowledge of hieroglyphs. Again, contact Andrew Ward for details. We will be starting a course for those with a serious interest in translation of hieroglyphs, starting early 2022.  If you would like to join the class, contact Andrew Ward at [email protected]