Some fantastic Bridges In Heywood photos from Harold Howarth
Black Box Rochdale is being taken down floor by floor at the moment and little is known about what will fill the void. Here are a few images from when it was under construction.
Walter Kershaw North Street, Rochdale was the site of one of Walters now world famous graffiti art works. Although when Walter was doing this kind of masterpiece the word graffiti was unheard of
Deeply Vale Festivals have become legendary over the years, now there is a box set coming out with lots of music and memories. Bring What You Expect To Find
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…
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.