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Tag: "Rochdale"

Museum is People’’s Choice

The Rochdale Pioneers Museum was voted People’s Choice at the fifth annual Rochdale Borough Design Awards last week.

Get Museum into Hall of Fame

Nominate the Rochdale Pioneers Museum for Visit England’s new Hall of Fame.

Bananas for co-operative heritage

Co-operative College Principal Mervyn Wilson appeared at the Rochdale Museum in a banana suit in return for Co-operative Heritage Trust donations.

Rochdale Boroughwide Housing Partnership

The College is helping the UK’s largest housing co-operative to set up a young membership scheme.

Jumbo Fairtrade tea party

The Rochdale Pioneers Museum is hosting a family-friendly mini-tea party this half term to celebrate 150 years of the CWS.

Pioneers Museum on TV

The programme Great British Railway Journeys made a stop at the Rochdale Pioneers Museum to explore the origins of the co-operative movement.

Pioneers Museum shortlisted for Design Awards

Vote for the Museum in the Rochdale Borough People’s Design Awards by 5pm on Friday 10 January.

Museum takeover

Co-operative Academy of Manchester students were invited to take over the Rochdale Pioneers Museum for the national ‘Kids in Museums’ Takeover Day.

Knitting 31 Toad Lane

The Rochdale Pioneers’ iconic Toad Lane store has been recreated in wool by the College’s Head of Heritage Resources Gillian Lonergan.

Evening lecture ‘Building co-operation – from CWS To Co-operative Group: 150 years of a co-operative giant’

A free lecture at the Rochdale Pioneers Museum by business historian Dr Tony Webster will chart the rise, reign, retreat and renaissance of British co-operation.