Neville Gabie

Breaking Ground – Bradford Park Avenue Football Ground, Bradford – September 6th – 12th 2015


what a fantastic week – thank you to everyone for their support –

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Breaking Ground – FINALPress Release

Breaking Ground is a site specific project funded by ACE and supported by the National Football Museum, Manchester. Initiated by Neville Gabie and archaeologist Jason Wood, and working with artists Alan Ward, Louise O’Reilly, Giorgio Garippa, and Oliver Palmer, archaeologist Rob Nichols, historian David Pendleton and the Geophysics Department at Bradford University, the team will spend one week uncovering the history of this once significant football club and ground. Designed by Archibald Leitch, the ground was abandoned in the early 1970’s.

The site will be open to the public during the week of 6th – 12th September and the resulting work will be exhibited at the National Football Museum, Manchester at a date yet to be announced. For a full project proposal please see the PDF.