Gallery Talks Series
Our free monthly talks are informal and last around 40 minutes with time for a discussion and questions afterwards. Talks are given by gallery staff or guest speakers. All talks are drop in, no need to book.
Family Matters: Natural History
24 January, 2pm
This exhibition brings together objects from our Natural History, Social History and Fine Art collections to look at families in its widest sense.
Family Matters: Trace your family tree
7 February, 2pm
Inspired by the local family trees exhibited in our Family Matters exhibition join the team from Local Studies and Archives to learn how to trace your own family history.
International Women’s Day
8 March, 2pm
Explore the inspirational women from Oldham’s past and present and find out more about Oldham’s suffragettes and suffragists as part of International Women’s Day.
Natural:History (a fable of progress) Or ‘oh no, we’ve killed the last unicorn’
21 March, 2pm
Beginning with the story of Percival Farrington, a nineteenth Century naturalist from Oldham, artists Richard Dawson and Jacqui Symons present a series of works exploring climate change.