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…

T25 Part 5: The Denton Roman Coin Hoard

  The Denton Roman coin hoard is something of a mystery. In 1969 a small hoard of Roman coins was discovered in a spot adjacent to Windmill Lane in Denton. The precise circumstances are not clear but the note with the hoard in the archive for the Tameside Museum at the Portland Basin states that…

Walking a Revolution – Industrial Castlefield: DGM Festival 4

  One of the most exciting aspects of putting together this year’s Dig Greater Manchester Archaeology Festival has been seeing the great variety of activities and periods available to explore across the city region. The Manchester Region Industrial Archaeology Society (https://www.mrias.co.uk/), for instance, are offering a detailed tour of one of the cradles of the…