November 2012.

'The Friends of Saddleworth Archaeoloical Trust' has voted to merge with 'The friends Of Castleshaw Roman Forts' ( ) and therefore this group is now closed for new membership/activities

Programme - 2012

Wed 18 Jan


AGM followed by a slide lecture: ‘Saddleworth from the Air’ by Ken Booth, Saddlewoth Archaeological Trust

Wed 15 Feb.

‘Viking Boat Burial Discovery’ a slide lecture by Dr. Hannah Cobb, A.T. Project Co-Director, School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, University of Manchester.

Wed 14 March

‘Fin Cop Hillfort - Unearthing a Massacre’ a slide lecture by Jim Brightman, MIfA, Senior Archaeologist,  Archaeological Research Services, Derbyshire

Wed 11 April.

The John Buckley lecture

‘Excavations at Slackcote Mill - Delph’ a slide lecture by Dr. Mike Nevell, Head of Archaeology, Centre for Applied Archaeology, University of Salford     

Wed 17 Oct.

‘Making Samian Ware: Dating the Romans’ a slide lecture by Dr. Felicity Wild, Independent Samian specialist.

Wed 14 Nov.

‘A Tale of Two Sites- the Flint Industries at Mellor and Shaw Cairn’ a slide lecture by Dr. Andrew Myres, Assistant County Archaeologist for Greater Manchester.   (Change of event due to unforseen circumstances)

Cold, High, Naked and Sterile:  the economic exploitation of the Saddleworth Moors c1500 – 1850.
A slide lecture by Alan Petford.

Wed 5 Dec.

‘Understanding the Archaeology of Medieval Manchester and Salford’  a slide lecture by  Norman Redhead, County Archaeologist for Greater Manchester

       Unless indicated all meetings are at the      The Methodist Church Hall, Gartside Street, Delph. OL3 5DW   

       7:30 pm for 8:00 pm.
       Tea/Coffee will be available from 7.30pm - 8pm


       Directions/Map ... Here.

      T.B.C. = To Be Confirmed

© Saddleworth Archaeological Trust , 2012