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The Lancashire and Cheshire                
Antiquarian Society

Founded 1883

Charity Registration No 1105708

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Edge of Empire: Recording the Romans; Day School, Wigan, Saturday 5 October, 2019

The Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society will be holding a day school at Wigan and Leigh College, Parson’s Walk, Wigan on Saturday, October 5th 2019 on recent work on the history of the Romans on North West England. The programme will include talks on Roman Wigan, Roman rural settlement in the North West and recent work at Castleshaw and Manchester.

Full details and a booking form will be available in the spring and will be advertised on the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society and the Lancashire Local History Federation websites.

If you would like a copy of the programme to be sent to you by e-mail when it becomes available, please contact dianastoneclough@gmail.com.


Past events include:

Visit to Bolton Museum, 9 May 2019

Keeping up with the past; 12 May 2018

Catholic history day; Saturday 12 November 2016

Visit to Wardley Hall; Thursday 3 November 2016

Manchester in the Age of Mrs Gaskell; Saturday 28 November 2015

Visit to Clayton Hall;  Saturday 9 May 2015


Roman altar found in Manchester (N. Redhead)