Welcome to the website ofManchester Ancient Egypt Society

In 2012, Manchester Ancient Egypt Society celebrated its Silver Jubilee, making us one of the longest established Egyptology groups in the UK.

At the core of our activities are the ten monthly meetings we arrange each year, when leading Egyptologists visit Manchester specially to share with us the findings of their latest research.

We hold our lectures usually every second Monday of the month at:

All meetings take place at what was formerly known as the Days Inn Manchester Conference Centre and has just been renamed:

Pendulum Hotel,
Manchester Conference Centre
Sackville Street,
Manchester, M1 3BB
Tel: +44 (0) 161 955 8181

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We also organise Egyptology conferences and trips to museums with Egyptology collections – all part of a varied annual programme of activities aimed at anyone with an interest in this fascinating ancient culture.
Our website is here to provide you with information about the Society, our lecture programme and details of how to become a member.

There are links to other sources of information about Ancient Egypt and a range of other bits and pieces that we hope you will find useful.

If you can’t find what you are looking for, then please email us at

info @ maes.org.uk

We’ll do our best to answer your questions.

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