17 September 2019 - 21 September 2019
Tuesday 17 September 2019 - Saturday 21 September 2019
10am - 5pm each day
Local Studies Centre
Every year in September, England’s largest voluntary cultural event returns as a celebration of local and national heritage. Co-ordinated nationally by the Heritage Open Days National Partnership and locally by Link4Life, Rochdale takes part by opening the doors to various historic buildings throughout the borough that are usually closed to the public or charge an entrance fee.
Local buildings full of history will be open and free to explore, many of which include differing age, style and function across the borough all with fascinating guided walks, tours and talks.
Call into the Local Studies Centre at Touchstones to gain an insight into what effect 'People Power' had on the local area.
In this year of commemoration, we will be exploring the three themes of Peterloo: Protest, Democracy and Freedom, through a series of displays in the centre. Pick up a quiz sheet and one lucky winner will receive a copy of the book 'Sam Bamford: Portrait of a Radical' by local author Morris Garratt.
No booking required.
Entry fee: Free
Contact: Touchstones Rochdale
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