Welcome to the blog pages of the Greater Manchester Archaeology Festival. The first festival was held in June 2017. The 2018 festival runs from 21 June to 24 June. It is organized by the Centre for Applied Archaeology in the School of Environment and Life Sciences at the University Salford, in conjunction with the Greater Manchester Archaeology Federation. The Festival aims to increase access, encourage the exploration, and celebrate the archaeology of Greater Manchester. We shall be adding content regularly.