Prehistoric Rock Art in the Manchester Region

Rock art – a term which usually refers to prehistoric human carvings on natural stone – is one of those ancient practices that captures the imagination. In Britain the most common form are swirls, spirals, dots, and circular depressions known as cup marks, and such markings are usually associated with later Neolithic and Early Bronze…

RHS Bridgewater Memories project

Since the summer of 2018 The Centre for Applied Archaeology at the University of Salford have been running a Memories Project in partnership with RHS Bridgewater. We have been inviting local people in Salford to share their memories of the Worsley New Hall and gardens sites with us and thereby enrich the experience of visitors…

Seasonal Archaeology: Lindow Common

Short days, clear skies, and the sun low on the horizon are an opportunity to picture landscapes and sites in a new way, refreshing ones’ view point and attachment with the well known. Thus, a ramble around Lindow Common and its Black Lake between Christmas and New Year was both a reminder of a well…

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,…