Dr Margaret Mountford (Chair, Egypt Exploration Society) will present a brief introduction to the famous Oxyrhynchus papyri, their contents, and their initial excavation.

The lecture will take a closer look at a number of ancient texts that suggest people’s preoccupations have not changed much over the centuries.

The event start at 6pm and is free to attend, with a suggested donation of £15. Bookings are required to gauge numbers. RSVP to Kate Smith: [email protected]