My Extramural Courses for January 2020

I teach extramural courses for a variety of organisations, and have done for more than 30 years. My specialist teaching subjects include Roman, late medieval, buildings, and industrial archaeology, with an emphasis on (but not exclusively) northern England. In January 2020 I will be teaching the following archaeology courses (for booking follow the web links):…

Greater Manchester Archaeology Day 2019

Greater Manchester Archaeology Day 2019 is nearly here! This year’s event will once more be held at the Peel Hall at the University of Salford. There will be talks on the latest archaeological discoveries from across the Manchester city region in 2019. Our Brian Grimsditch Memorial Lecturer will be Dr Mike Heyworth, Executive Director of…

STAG Browsings: A New Cruck Building from Altrincham

Never judge a building solely by its external experience, and this especially applies to the structures surrounding Altrincham’s Old Market Place. The South Trafford Archaeology Group (STAG), in conjunction with our local Workers’ Education Association archaeology class, undertook a number of archaeology building surveys here in the late 1990s. We only managed to get into…