Saving the Industrial Past: A Burning Issue

    Another week another mill fire. Another community mourning the loss of a much-loved historic building. The empty Newsome Mill, in Huddersfield, burnt down in suspicious circumstances on November 18th – just the latest in a long line of textile mill fires in Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Yorkshire during 2016.   Textile mills –…

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Archaeology and Sustainability

The live-art version of my ‘archaeology and sustainability’ talk produced by Visual Minutes, for the Sustainable Stories exhibition, CUBE Gallery, Manchester, 3-6 November 2012.  I recently had the strange experience of being a live part of an interactive exhibition, as one of several individuals asked to take part in the ‘Speakers’ Corner’ session of the…