Study Days

In addition to our monthly lectures we also run an annual study day each year.  These are one-day events (usually held on a Saturday in spring) and are dedicated to a particular theme or area of interest.

Our Study Days are open to anyone with an interest in ancient

Statue of Wadjet at Buto. Photo: Penny Wilson

Egyptian history and culture.

Saturday 17th March 2018:    “DELTA DIGS”


  • Penny Wilson
  • Joanne Rowland
  • Rosalie David

Join the Manchester Ancient Egypt Society   for a fascinating day of exploration of the Delta and its history, including Neolithic settlement at Merimde Beni Salama, Predynastic settlements, the rise of Sais to Royal Capital, the Tanis treasures and Graeco-Roman “Boom & Bust”.

Excavations at Sais. Photo Penny Wilson

Please note thiis a week earlier than usual. 

At the Longfield  Suite, Prestwich (see below for directions).

For bookings click here:

Our March study day is held at the Longfield Suite, Prestwich from 9:30am to 4:30pm

Directions to Longfield Suite:

Greater Manchester
M25 1AY

From the M60
Take junction 17 towards Prestwich, turn left at the lights near to M&S Simply Food and then take the second right. The Longfield Centre Car Park is on the right, less than 1 mile from the M60.

From Manchester city centre
Take Bury New Road towards Bury. When you enter Prestwich Village turn right at M&S Simply Food. Then take the second right. The Longfield Centre car park is on the right.

From Bury town centre
Follow Bury New Road towards Manchester city centre. When you enter Prestwich Village Turn Right at M&S Simply Food. Take the second right. The Longfield Centre car park is on the right