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Study Day – Explorer, Researcher, Freemason: Travellers to Ottoman Palestine

October 29, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Saturday 29th October 2016, 13:30 – 17:30,
Freemasons’ Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5AZ

This joint Study Day is organised by the Palestine Exploration Fund, the Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East and The Library and Museum of Freemasonry. It will explore the contribution of 19th century Freemasons to the western world’s exploration and understanding of the Holy Land, and in particular Jerusalem, in ancient and more modern times. Held in the historic Freemason’s Hall in central London, the ticket price includes tea / coffee, and a tour of this unique building and its collections.

(Please note, the programme may be subject to change)

13:30 Registration and coffee/tea
14:00 Introduction
14:10 Charles Warren (Dr. Kevin Shillington, biographer of Charles Warren)
14:50 William Simpson (Felicity Cobbing, Executive & Curator, Palestine Exploration Fund, London)
15:30 Tea/coffee
16:00 Masonic Treasure in Mount Moriah: Rob Morris and His Masonic Holy Land Souvenirs (Dr Aimee Newall, Curator of the Freemasonry Museum & Library, Lexington Massachusetts)
16:40 Questions
16:50 Closing remarks
17:00 Tour of Freemasons’ Hall
17:30 Close of the Study Day

Tickets £28, no concessions.

To book, please download the poster and booking form, complete and return to:

The Administrator, Palestine Exploration Fund, 2 Hinde Mews, Marylebone Lane, London W1U 2AA

Tel: +44 207 935 5379
Fax: +44 207 486 7438
Email: admin@pef.org.uk


October 29, 2016
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Freemasons’ Hall
60 Great Queen Street
London, WC2B 5AZ United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7395 9257