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Volunteering Opportunities

The Rochdale Pioneers Museum has recently created a number of volunteering positions that people can apply for. These volunteering opportunities include: • Visitor Assistants • Marketing Assistant • Collections Assistant • Learning Assistants To … Read more

Written by Clare.Hirst

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Sun shines on Toad Lane

On Saturday 27 June the sun shone for the Toad Lane Fun Day, a partnership between the Rochdale Pioneers Museum and St Mary in the Baum Church. The fun day was well attended and … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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New WWI exhibition opens

On Saturday 27 June a new WWI exhibition is to be unveiled at the Rochdale Pioneers Museum. On the Outbreak of WWI in 1914, there were over 1500 co-operative societies in Great Britain, with … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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Is Rochdale ‘haunted’ by the Pioneers?

We are all haunted by the past – by our families, those around us, our memories and the impact of the traditions and culture of where we live. A new project funded by the … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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Tripadvisor 2015 winner

The Rochdale Pioneers Museum has been recognised as a top-performing attraction as reviewed by travellers on the world-wide Tripadvisor site. The Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence is now in its fifth year and celebrates excellence … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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Tender – Project artist(s)

The Rochdale Pioneers Museum has recently opened a new exhibition ‘From Shop Floor to Front Line’ about the experiences of co-operative employees and members during WWI. The exhibition covers themes including soldiers’ experiences, conscientious … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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Museum is a ‘hidden gem’

The Rochdale Pioneers Museum, has been named a ‘hidden gem’ in the VisitEngland accolades just over two years after reopening following a major Heritage Lottery-funded refurbishment. The accolades, introduced by VisitEngland for the first … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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Antiques Road Trip filming

Crew from the BBC2 show Antiques Road Trip recently visited the Rochdale Pioneers Museum to look at the story of the Rochdale Equitable Pioneers Society and its importance to the modern co-operative movement. On … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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Going bananas!

The Rochdale Pioneers Museum has gone bananas for this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight which runs from 23 February until 8 March. The museum on Toad Lane kicked off the festivities with a Fairtrade Tea Party … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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