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Location: Holyoake House,Hanover Street, MANCHESTER

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What's on

  • Retro and Co-op Gaming

    Try out a variety of new and old board games, run with James Oxley Gaming, at this free event. Booking required. Read more

  • Bookbinding workshop

    Learn about bookbinding based on our collections with a local artist at our Co-operative Archive. Read more

  • Pioneer Wednesday: Easter Scavenger Hunt

    Work as a team to uncover tasty Easter prizes on Toad Lane, booking required. Read more