Professor Joann Fletcher: The Egyptian Mummies of Yorkshire

Posted: 11th January 2017

Humber Museums Partnership - Professor Joann Fletcher: The Egyptian Mummies of Yorkshire

Hands on History Museum

Event Starts:

16th March 2017

Event Ends:

16th March 2017


7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

About the Event

As part of Joann’s research into the ancient Egyptian collections of Yorkshire, she reveals how the mummies within the county have inspired medical advancements, political policy, Victorian architecture and even Gothic fiction.

The talk with Professor Joann Fletcher is a ticketed event, and is priced at £17 per person (includes reception and book signing) Please be advised that advance booking is essential, and a maximum of ten tickets can be booked per person.

To book your ticket, call (01482) 300306 or book online at


About the Speaker

Professor Joann Fletcher was born in Barnsley in 1966, and works in the department of archaeology at York University. As well as being an Egyptologist, she is also a best-selling author and a popular broadcaster both on TV and radio. At the moment, Professor Fletcher is currently presenting Immortal Egypt on BBC2. Her research is focused on the Egyptology collections of Hull and East Riding Museums, Wakefield Museum, the Hancock Museum, Scarborough’s Rotunda Museum and York Museums’ Trust.