3 - 12 June 2016
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As part of the
Manchester Histories Festival, Dr Racheal Reader will be returning to New
Bailey to give a talk on the History of the prison and the excavation of the
Having worked on the project for years, Rachael has a wealth of
knowledge and can regale you with insights into all aspects of prison life from
the architects that built it, to the dreaded treadwheel and even the hangings
which first took place in 1860.
Not for the faint hearted!
Each talk will last 20-30 minutes and there will be a short Q&A session at the end of the talk
Visit http://www.new-bailey.com/events.php for more information.
Dr Rachael Reader
is a Project Officer with Salford Archaeology and The University of
Salford. Working in the commercial archaeology sector she currently
specialises in both rural and urban environments across the North. Her current
research is focussed on the Industrial Archaeology of Manchester and Salford
and the transformation of the landscape at this time, most recently her
interests have turned toward the New Bailey Prison excavations in Salford.
(There is paid parking at
NCP available – just 2 mins walk away from the venue)
Wed 8 Jun 2016 4pm - 4.30pm
Wed 8 Jun 2016 6pm - 6.30pm
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