News: Jul 2019
Search for a missing Peterloo banner 200 years since the Peterloo Masssacre.
Don’t miss Dr Alison Morgan fascinating talk about songs and ballads linked to Peterloo based on her new book at Gallery Oldham on 24th July 2019 at 1pm. Dr Alison Morgan’s book, Ballads and Songs of Peterloo, is the first to gather more than 70 contemporary songs and poems about the massacre in a […]
Saturday 20th July sees the return of our popular Bee Day at Gallery Oldham from 1-4pm. 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 and last year we welcomed a 2nd hive. They […]
Fishing for her family history, Angela Dingle’s visit to Gallery Oldham brought her face to face with a picture of her great-great grandfather, William Barber. Angela’s relative was quite a character. Born in 1829, he worked as a fisherman in St Ives. He lived in Pudding Bag Lane in poverty with his wife and their […]
Exploring the ceramic collection at Gallery Oldham and discovering Claire Curneen’s Daphne.
Have you hit a brick wall in your family history research? Did Great-grandad disappear and no-one spoke about him again? Is there a rumour that Great-great grannie married against her father’s wishes and went to live in London? Perhaps you are just starting out and need a little help to find your way through […]