Tut ’22 – The Life of Tutankhamun
17th January 2023
Specially selected talks by Barnsley born Egyptologist Professor Joann Fletcher
There are still tickets left for the remaining talks by Joann Fletcher which run alongside the exhibition at Experience Barnsley which runs until 18th March 2023.
Tut’s Sporting Life: Sports & Games in Ancient Egypt
20th January 2023
1pm – 3pm
This talk looks at the wide range of sports and games enjoyed by Tutankhamun and his dynasty, from running and swimming to ball games and chariot racing. Jo will also look at the way such activities were undertaken for leisure, as military training and within religious rituals, from the running tracks built beside the pyramids to Egypt’s international sporting events held centuries before the Greek Olympic Games.
Council Chamber, Town Hall
£7.50pp / £6.00pp concessions which includes a £2.00 donation to Barnsley Museums and Heritage Trust.
An Audience with Prof. Joann Fletcher & Dr. Stephen Buckley
16th March 2023
6pm – 9pm
Hosted by Graham Walker
Join Digital Journalist of the Year, Graham Walker, as he talks to Jo and Stephen about their long careers in Egyptology, their research studying the mummies of Tutankhamun’s dynasty, and how science – combined with the latest digital technology – has helped resurrect life in ancient Egypt.
Sadler Room, Cooper Gallery
£15pp includes drink & £1.50 donation to Barnsley Museums and Heritage Trust.
BOOK ONLINE or at Cooper Gallery, 01226 775678