Sunday Lecture – Ancient Egypt at the Movies with Mike Hope

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£17 includes tea and cake

Nov 27 2022, 2.00 pm to Nov 27 2022, 4.00 pm

£17 includes tea and cake

Mike Hope

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Description

The twentieth century’s single greatest contribution to the Arts – namely film- also saw the birth of curse of the Mummy in films. Indeed Hollywood and Ancient Egypt have been constant companions for over one hundred years.

Pre-booked carvery lunch available £18 per person.

Performer background

Mike Hope author, lecturer, curator and designer spent over twenty-five years lecturing and holding senior management posts in four Universities (Staffordshire, Portsmouth, Nottingham Trent and Plymouth) and has spent over thirty years delivering Summer School Programmes. He has lectured around the world and was a founder board member of The European Academy of Design. Alongside an extensive publication list, he has researched, designed and curated many exhibitions. He is a lecturer for Travel Editions Art & History Abroad programme and indeed their Art History programmes here in the UK. He lectures regularly to many other organisations such as the Fine Art Society. He has, since 2010, run his own tour/lecture/research company, ‘Spirit of the Place – Cultural Tours with a Difference’. He also has his own publishing company, ‘Res Mirabilis’.

He is currently a member of the Exeter Diocesan Advisory Board and Advisor on stained glass to the Diocese of Exeter.

Most recently (September 2021) he has been admitted as a Freeman to the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass.