Abraham Stott: Mill Owner by Alison Jones

In this series of blog posts research volunteer Alison Jones uncovers the life of William Stott of Oldham, from his early childhood through to his artistic career follow Alison’s journey. The 1870s and 1880s was a period of great expansion in Oldham’s cotton industry.  Cotton waste dealers were often in key positions to take advantage […]

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William Stott is born; by Alison Jones

William Stott is Born. It was at Rhodes Bank on the 20.11.1857 that William Stott was born. His brother, James Stott, aged 7 died on the 23rd February 1858.. James is buried at Chadderton Cemetary, which opened in 1857 and the family were able to afford a plot and headstone just off the main path. […]

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Photo: ‘You Get Me?’ exhibition launches on 9 March

‘You Get Me?’ exhibition launches on 9 March

Artist Mahtab Hussain’s exhibition ‘You Get Me?’ is the latest exhibition to open at Gallery Oldham.  The series of portraits focuses on the changing identity of young, working-class Asian men and boys in contemporary Britain.

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Meet artist Dave Ball

Join us on Saturday 9th February to meet artist Dave Ball and enjoy a tour of his exhibition. Dave is seven years into a 35 year project to make an image for every word in the dictionary. We are currently showing the letters A – C, which are the first 1,771 drawings and photographs. Dave will […]

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Christmas opening hours 2018

Gallery Oldham is open over Christmas and the New Year. Why not pay us a visit during this time to explore our great range of exhibitions. Christmas Eve – open until 4pm Christmas Day and Boxing Day – closed 27, 28 and 29 December – open as usual 31 December – open until 4pm New […]

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