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What started with a world first – the archaeological excavation of a goalpost hole – ended with a trowel as an exhibit in the National Football Museum. It is to all intents and purposes, ground breaking. In 2013, the Park Avenue football ground, a long-forgotten time capsule of Bradford’s social history, began to be unearthed by archaeologist Jason Wood and artist Neville Gabie.
That first tentative dig convinced them to grab the moment before the ground’s legacy was lost forever. Invigorated by the fans’ enthusiasm, with funding from Arts Council England and the National Football Museum, and with the blessing of Bradford Metropolitan Council, they returned in 2015 with an enlarged team of archaeologists and artists, once again to be embraced by the passionate Avenue fans with their contributions and insights. It is a publication which uses art and archaeology to celebrate the mythology of this once great club.
The book also contains a DVD of artist works and interviews with the archaeologist and fans.
“What a superb production and a very interesting looking book! I believe this is a first entry to our collection along the lines of goal line archaeology!
And of course, it looks to be a fascinating and moving insight into the social history aspect also.”
Senior Library Assistant Rewley House Continuing Education Library, one of the Bodleian Libraries
“Thanks for the swift service @BPA_BreakGround a marvellous addition to my local sports library.”
“There it is! The green and white, and then the BPA tricolor on the bottom spine. I often look for minute details but I have to admit I reckon I wouldn’t have spotted this!
… Whole thing is a work of art.
You know, we all buy books at times, then some are passed on to other people or given to charity etc, and just a few really key books are kept.
One of those forever books is this one. It’s a book you just don’t let go of. Great!”
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ISBN: 978 0 9554825 6 4
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