We will be celebrating our 177th anniversary of the opening of the Rochdale Pioneers Store on Toad Lane on Tuesday 21st December 2021.

Please join is in our celebration!

Here is what we have planned:

14:00 - 17:30 Craft Stalls! We are delighted to welcome six local craft makers to the museum. No booking or entrance fee required. Pop down to have a look at some lovely and unique gifts - perfect if you still have some Christmas shopping to do!

14:00 - 15:00 Christmas storytelling of 'Zola the Rat saves Christmas' with some of her animal friends. This is targeted at families and is live animal handling event in the Learning Loft (booking required - at £3 per child). Supervising adults are not charged.

15:10 - 15:30 A live performance from a brass band quartet, who will be playing a variety of festive music.

16:00 - 16:15 Candle lighting (streamed live) to celebrate 177 years of modern cooperation. The event will join other countries in real and recorded time to create a band of light.

Download our poster here chirstmasontoadlaneposter.pdf 


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Zola the Rat child's ticket

Zola the Rat child's ticket

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