When it comes to unearthing the past we probably think of dinosaur fossils on Formby beach or Roman remains in Chester.
But what about delving deep into the past to discover the origins of one of the region's most popular nightclubs.
A group of clubbers who loved the Reno in Manchester's Moss Side are determined to keep their memories alive and preserve them for future generations. But whoever thought - a club that closed down in the 1980s - would be turned into an art exhibition
Tim Scott has been to see exactly how this came about.