Photo: Developments with our big big camera

Developments with our big big camera

A Saddleworth photographer has brought a giant piece of manufacturing heritage back into use after finding it in our stores at Gallery Oldham.  Over the last two years Ian Beesley has been working with us and has developed an interest in several items in our collections. Whilst getting to know our stored collections Ian’s well […]

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Oldham’s incredible mark on Japanese industry

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival of nineteen Satsuma students from Kagoshima. On 17th April 1865 this group of students set sail from the tiny village of Hashima in the Satsuma province, now present day Kagoshima. They were on a mission to investigate the textile industry of Britain and purchase Western weaponry. The […]

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Call for makers

We’re on the look-out for new stock for our shop. If you live in the North-West of England and make jewellery, ceramics, textiles, cards or other pretty things we’d love to hear from you!

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The Journey home & Mr.Collin Beetleman’s big adventure

Over the past 6 months we have been very lucky to work with the extremely talented year 4 classes from one of our local primary schools Holy Cross CEVA. With lots of visits and encouragement from their teachers and Isobel Pickup our lead artist on the project the children wrote, illustrated and created ‘The Journey Home and Mr.Collin […]

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Photo: GO Baby Graduates

GO Baby Graduates

GO Baby is our 0-2s programme filled with fun, sound and texture! Read all about what one of our youngest visitors thought about her time at Gallery Oldham.

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