Travelling Through the Past

Dr Michael Nevell

This course will look at the physical remains of the transport system in North West England from Roman Roads to 20th century airports. It will use some of the latest archaeological work in the region on the subject, from later medieval railways in Cumbrian mines and Liverpool’s first dock, to the world’s first intercity railway and 20th century airfields. Topics covered will include: Roman Roads and ports; medieval ports and harbours; packhorse routes and saltways; river navigations; turnpike roads; canals and ports; railways and tramways; shipbuilding and airports.

Day: Wednesday        Time: 7 – 9pm
10 weeks, 22 January to 1 April 2020
Half term: 26 February

Venue:
South Trafford Archaeology Group Headquarters
Behind the old Hall, Altrincham Golf Course, Stockport Road, Timperley, Altrincham, WA15 7LP

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£65 n/a 6 30

To book please send your MANCENT booking form with accompanying payment to the address below. If you prefer to pay through BACS, please contact the lecturer for further particulars.

Contact details:
Dr Michael Nevell,
Centre for Applied Archaeology, LG19, Peel Building,
University of Salford, Crescent, Salford, M5 4NW
email: m.d.nevell@salford.ac.uk

Adult Education in Manchester and Cheshire