Rainford’s Roots is a project designed to explore the heritage of Rainford village in St Helens. The project is run by the Merseyside Archaeological Society and National Museums Liverpool, with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The project aims to engage the local community in their own heritage and to encourage wider participation and learning [...]
Dig Greater Manchester (DGM) is a five-year community engagement project designed to widen participation in heritage in the Greater Manchester Area. The project is funded by the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities, and run by the Centre for Applied Archaeology at the University of Salford. The project aims to provide local communities access to their [...]
Poulton is a multi-period rural site located three miles south of Chester. It has yielded evidence of almost 9,500 years of human activity. This season (running from 14 April-16 May, and 23 June-29 August), the project will be concentrating on the Medieval chapel graveyard so participants will be excavating and recording human remains. Past excavations [...]
This year Bury Archaeological Group will be excavating at the site of Gristlehurst Hall near Heywood, Manchester. The project aims to identity the exact location of the original hall, and its possible relationship to surviving buildings. Investigations are at present concentrated in an area that seems to have been occupied by hall outbuildings from the [...]
Based on the original Institute of Archaeology at Liverpool this is one of the oldest departments in Britain, with extensive museum and archive collections based on 100 years of research in the Near East, Egypt, Classical archaeology and human evolution. Currently offers a diverse selection of undergraduate and post graduate degree programes acorss the archaeological [...]
Archaeology at the University of Manchester involves the study of past humanity: how humans have learned to live in the world, shaping it through their actions. From the evolution of our species to the transformations wrought by the Industrial Revolution, our degree will enable you to explore a fascinating range of different cultures, through their material [...]
UCLan offer a new BSc (Hons) degree in archaeology that combines hands-on practicals with lectures and fieldwork. Particular specialisms include the study of prehistoric artefacts, past perceptions of landscapes, human evolution, and the protection and interpretation of important archaeological sites.