Open the River? Yes or No?
Rochdale Flats or The Seven Sisters during construction can be seen in this old grainy video clip.
General Post Office Rochdale, built by R&T Howarth in 1926. Photographed in November 1971.
Heyworths Place off Ramsay Street Rochdale January 1977. Does anyone know this little girl?
The communal back yard, so common in the terraced houses off Spotland Road. I think that’s an outside “lavvy”!
Ash Cans or Dustbins? You decide…
A history of Rochdale from early times to the turn of the 21st century. With John Cole, Richard Catlow and Nick Wilding.
This year is the Rochdale Pioneers celebrates the 170th anniversary. Find out all about the 28 original Pioneers, create a Pioneer peg doll, dress up as a Victorian Pioneer outfit and have a great day out.
Clog Dancers performing a traditional dance locally.
Using recyclable materials, you will create a co-op design using the art of mosaic. Take inspiration from the objects around the museum and have a great day out to keep the kids learning in a fun way.
Explore the Past, Present & Future of the co-op movement and design bunting that will tell a story.
I was lucky enough to have a sneak preview of the inside of St Edmunds Church, Falinge, Rochdale. Here is a short clip.