Archaeology Adult Courses for Autumn 2022

I teach adult education courses for a variety of organisations, and have done for more than 30 years. My specialist teaching subjects include Roman archaeology, late medieval archaeology, buildings archaeology, and industrial archaeology, with an emphasis on (but not exclusively) North West England and Britain. COVID-19 has forced all of us to change the way…

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Celebrating the work of the South Trafford Archaeology Group

This year’s annual Festival of British Archaeology is nearly upon us. Running from 14 July to 29 July, and coordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, this is a chance to celebrate some of the best sites, organisations and finds in British archaeology, through more than 750 dedicated events including behind the scenes tours, walks,…

Valuing Historic Landscapes

How do we value historic landscapes? This thought struck me on a recent Spring break in Sussex, standing shivering on the downlands above the Roman villa at Bignor, the mist creeping over the top of the escarpment and the air cold enough to turn each sigh into dragon’s breadth. There are of course many formal…