The history of a soul and funk nightspot is being unearthed in an unusual archaeological dig
The site of a Manchester nightspot is being excavated in an unusual archaeological project to celebrate the history of soul and funk.
Playwright and former Reno regular Linda Brogan is launching the event to remember the Reno, a popular haunt in Moss Side in the 1970s.
The building, which also included reggae club the Nile, was on the corner of Princess Road and Moss Lane East, and was demolished in 1986.
But now Linda has joined forces with archaeologists and historians in a bid to excavate the site and see what, if anything, remains on the grassy patch of land near the Heineken brewery.
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