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FRI 12 SEP

FREE

From Factory Floor to Front Line

Rochdale Pioneers Museum, Rochdale

Run by: Rochdale Pioneers Museum

Discover what it was like to be a co-operative employee during the Great War.

clock10:00–15:00

Suitable for any age

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Learn about the experiences of co-operative employees during the First World War with material from the National Co-operative Archive. There will also be a chance to see a demonstration of the newly available online learning resource and ask question about the archives.

Disclaimer

Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Cost

Free, donations welcome. Drop in, no need to book. For more information contact 01706 524920 or museum@co-op.ac.uk.

Information about this activity is provided by Culture24

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Rochdale Pioneers Museum

31 Toad Lane, Rochdale, OL12 0NU

About this location

On 21 December 1844 the Rochdale Pioneers opened their store selling pure food at fair prices and honest weights and Show more… measures. The business revolution that started here now involves a billion co-operators as members of 1.4 million co-operative societies across the world. Rochdale is known as the birthplace of the modern co-operative and the museum is housed in the Pioneers' original store at 31 Toad Lane.
Visitors can walk into the original store, laid out as it would have been on the opening night in 1844. There are displays about the Pioneers and the global co-operative movement.
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On 21 December 1844 the Rochdale Pioneers opened their store selling pure food at fair prices and honest weights and measures. The business revolution that started here now involves a billion co-operators as members of 1.4 million co-operative societies across the world. Rochdale is known as the birthplace of the modern co-operative and the museum is housed in the Pioneers' original store at 31 Toad Lane.
Visitors can walk into the original store, laid out as it would have been on the opening night in 1844. There are displays about the Pioneers and the global co-operative movement.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Rochdale Pioneers Museum.

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