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The Friends of the Egypt Centre support the Egypt Centre and organise an exciting programme of ten monthly lectures per year (September to June). These events run separately to the Egypt Centre’s other online events such as Fundraising Lectures and Five Week Courses and are arranged to cater for all levels of understanding. You can choose to be a member of the Friends for an annual fee of as little as £10 or pay £3 per lecture (booking via Eventbrite).

Upcoming Lecture

Wednesday 14 June 2023 – Book your ticket here!

Annual Programme

Friends Programme 2022-2023

Sessions open at 6.30pm with lectures starting at 7pm. 

To view our 2022-2023 events and lectures please click on the link above


Membership includes free entry into all Friends lectures and other offers given by the Egypt Centre. For further information, or to join please fill and return an application form.


Membership Application Form (Word Doc)

Membership Application Form (Pdf)


Full Membership £16.50 per year
Full family membership (2 adults and 2 children) £26 per year
Concessionary individual £10 per year
Concessionary family £16 per year


Non-members are also welcome and can pay £3 per lecture.


The Friends produce a newsletter called Inscriptions. We welcome contributions, whether interesting chatty snippets, or scholarly! If you would like to write an article or have any news or information you want to contribute, please contact the Editor Mike MacDonagh.


View back issues of Inscriptions



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This blog has weekly posts on aspects of the Egypt Centre collection and is hosted by the museum’s Curator, Dr Ken Griffin.

Guest posts are written by other members of staff, volunteers, students, and researchers.

Read the Egypt Centre Blog

Friends Committee Members


Chair: Ken Griffin / Sam Powell

Vice Chair: Gareth Lucas

Treasurer: Wendy Goodridge / Donna Thomas

Secretary: Carolyn Graves-Brown

Membership SecretaryWendy Goodridge – w.r.goodridge@swansea.ac.uk

Marketing: Rex Wale

Events Officer: Sam Powell


Other committee members:

Mollie Beck, Meg Gundlach, John Rogers

The committee is made up of people with an interest in ancient Egypt and museums.  If you are interested in joining the committee, please speak to any committee member, send us a Facebook message or email the museum at egyptcentre@swansea.ac.uk 

Friends Committee Documents


Friends of the Egypt Centre – Constitution

Friends of the Egypt Centre – Roles and Responsibilities