Dig Greater Manchester Online Festival 2020

We have all had to adapt our personal and working lives to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns of 2020. In archaeology, whilst most community fieldwork has been suspended and professional archaeology fieldwork has been hidden from immediate view due to COVID restrictions, individuals, groups (such as the CBA and DigVentures), and field units (such as…

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…

Greater Manchester Archaeology Day 2018

Save the date, Greater Manchester Archaeology Day is back on 24th November 2018! This is our annual roundup of archaeological exploration and research in the Manchester city region. Such a review of academic, professional, and volunteer fieldwork has been running, off and on, since the 1980s, and in its current form since 2011. Hosted by the Centre for Applied Archaeology…

Greater Manchester Archaeology Day 2017

  This year’s Greater Manchester Archaeology Day is on the 25th November. There are still places available (booking here; Greater Manchester Archaeology Day 2017 booking site) or you can just turn up on the day. Registration is from 9.30am and the venue is the Peel Hall, Peel Building, University of Salford.   We try to be…