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…
to put Middleton’s treasures on film and encourage visitors and residents to fall in love with the town.
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.
Rochdale Mummers are best known for their antics around New Year. They came around the houses and “mummed” for small change (for charity)
Britannia Coconut Dancers are one of the few traditional dance teams still performing the Rochdale Coconut Dance.
Britannia Coconutters keeping up our near forgotten tradition.
Coconut Dancers, they have been part of our local heritage since time immemorial, how many remember seeing them?
Rochdale Coconut Dance
Performed by Bellowhead at the Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2010. Rochdale Coconut Dance was traditionally performed at Rush Bearing Festivals around this area.