News: Jul 2017

Planning for the future

The building work continues to gather pace for our new Arts & Heritage Centre. The continuing ‘soft strip’ entails the removal of all modern services throughout the building, taking the old library and art gallery back to the original Victorian fabric.

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150 Years of Oldham Photographic Society

The latest exhibition in our Community Gallery runs from 15 July to 2 September. It celebrates the history of Oldham Photographic Society which was founded in 1867 and today can proudly claim to be one of the oldest photographic societies in the world.

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Flying the New Union Flag

On Friday 14 July we are hosting a fantastic touring art installation. The New Union Flag project by the artist Gil Mualem-Doron aims to reimagine the Union Jack and acknowledge and celebrate the communities that contributed to the UK’s cultural legacy. Re-created with fabric designs from all over the world the New Union Flag transforms the […]

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Bee Day!

Saturday 15 July sees the return of our popular Bee Day. This is your chance to find out more about the Gallery’s most popular residents. We’ve been delighted to host a hive of bees on our second floor balcony since 2015. They have made great use of the green library roof and produced delicious honey […]

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Photo: 12 weeks until the Oldham Open!

12 weeks until the Oldham Open!

For those of you who have entered the Oldham Open before nothing much has changed, although we will have a slightly smaller amount of space due to exciting developments in the Old Library (see other blog posts for updates on that). It will be in Gallery 2 and the Community Gallery this year. Depending on […]

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