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Heritage Open Days - St. Edmund’s Falinge Rochdale (No Ordinary Place)

20 September 2019 - 22 September 2019

Friday 20 September 2019 - Sunday 22 September 2019
11am - 6pm & 12noon - 6pm

St. Edmund’s Church, Falinge
Clement Royds Street
OL12 6PL


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.

St. Edmund’s Falinge is a Gothic gem tucked away in a quiet corner of Rochdale. This extraordinary church, built with no expense spared by Albert Hudson Royds from 1870-73, is no ordinary place, which will become apparent on closer inspection.

Vested in the care of the churches conservation trust and looked after by the friends of St. Edmund’s Church, this Grade1 listed church is a wonder to behold.

Opening Times:

  • Friday 20 September: 1100-1800
  • Saturday 21 September: 1200:1800
  • Sunday 22 September: 1200-1800

No booking required.

Entry fee: Free

Contact: Howard Bowden
07901 525 651

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