Return to The Reno

I’m extremely proud to announce that The Reno project has been nominated in the ‘Research Project of the Year’ category for the 2019 Current Archaeology Awards! All nominations are based on research projects featured within Current Archaeology over the last 12 months and an article on The Reno (a late 20th century nightclub in Hulme,…

Seasonal Archaeology: Cressing Temple Barns

Ancient timber-framed buildings have always held a fascination for me. Its something about the craftsmanship needed to convert an oak tree into a structure that I continually find astonishing – especially when you realise that you are standing within a building that has stood on the same spot for over 500 hundred years. During a…

Alderley Edge: Roman Mines and Mysteries

The sharp light, multi colours, and brisk early morning temperatures of late September I associate with two landscapes – my rambling front garden and the rustles and shadows of Alderley Edge. The Edge has been and is a favourite family walk since I was little, the scene of family picnics on hot summer days and…

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…