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#Go Cosy: Bed warmers

Warm up this winter – Curator Bill Longshaw takes a look at bed warmers in our collection as part of #GoCosy.
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#GoCosy: Take it easy in a Rocking Chair

What’s more cosy than a Rocking Chair? Sitting comfortably, Gallery Oldham’s Curator Bill Longshaw, will tell you more.
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First an epidemic abroad, then a pandemic at home

Oldham resident Rosetta Ceesay worked in Gambia during the Ebola epidemic, which meant she was more prepared for life here during the Covid-19 pandemic than many of us. Here she shares what she learnt during her time in Gambia, and how it has shaped her approach to lockdowns in Oldham.
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Children’s Mental Health Week

From the 1st – 7th Feb we are celebrating Children’s Mental Health Week and sharing some of our favourite resources which support children and young people. Since 2015 Place2Be have […]
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#GoCosy: Bedtime Drinks

We explore Oldham’s answer to Horlicks and Ovaltine.
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Curator Talks via Zoom

Join our new Curator talks online from the comfort of your own home.
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Counting down our top blogs of 2020

Although our galleries were closed for much of last year, we welcomed more visitors than ever to our website. We hope that many of you will continue to enjoy our […]
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Oldham’s Lockdown Museum: writing

Since May, you have been sending us your photos and words to help us capture life in Oldham during the pandemic. Here, David Ryder shares a poem he wrote during […]
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