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Retweeted Rochdale Pioneers (@PioneersMuseum):16 & 30 June, #Rochdale Pioneer Graveyard Tours explores the lives of earl...
03/06/2016
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Retweeted Rochdale Pioneers (@PioneersMuseum):

16 & 30 June, #Rochdale Pioneer Graveyard Tours explores the lives of early co-operators. More info: https://t.co/7IEuANPDO1 @CoopsNW

Explore 17 graves of local men all of whom were involved in the early development of the co-operative movement in Rochdale and whose actions changed the world and are the reason Rochdale is known as the ‘global capital of co-operation’. Ray Jones, a volunteer from the Rochdale Pioneers Museum will g...

31/05/2016

At @PioneersMuseum for @RochdaleSOUP excited for the first pitch! #rochdalesoup #rochdale

31/05/2016

Retweeted Clarebare (@clarebare81):

Looking forward to hosting the first @RochdaleSOUP at @PioneersMuseum 🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗

31/05/2016

We are looking forward to the first @RochdaleSOUP tonight @PioneersMuseum hopefully see some of you there! Pls RT @Coop_CollegeUK

Retweeted Rochdale Pioneers (@PioneersMuseum):Book now for the last Pioneers Graveyard Tours, 30 June, 10-11am. More inf...
26/05/2016
Pioneer Graveyard Tours - Rochdale Pioneers Museum

Retweeted Rochdale Pioneers (@PioneersMuseum):

Book now for the last Pioneers Graveyard Tours, 30 June, 10-11am. More infomation here: https://t.co/WRupHC4nvj @CoopArchive @Link4Life

Explore 17 graves of local men all of whom were involved in the early development of the co-operative movement in Rochdale and whose actions changed the world and are the reason Rochdale is known as the ‘global capital of co-operation’.

25/05/2016

If you would like to know more about the history of the co-operative movement you can contact us here: [email protected] #coopshour

Hello and thanks to our new followers! We hold records charting many aspects of the history of the co-op movement: https...
24/05/2016
National Co-operative Archive

Hello and thanks to our new followers! We hold records charting many aspects of the history of the co-op movement: https://t.co/4CrAKcYjJq

Visiting Information Open To The Public DailyMonday to Friday - 10am to 5pmBy Appointment Only. On your first visit you will be requiredto fill in a Registration Form Request A Visit or view the Online Catalogue

We hold the papers of Robert Owen, to view the catalogue see: https://t.co/E9CntBQuYT @archiveshub
14/05/2016
gb1499-roc - Robert Owen Collection - Archives Hub

We hold the papers of Robert Owen, to view the catalogue see: https://t.co/E9CntBQuYT @archiveshub

The collection consists of 2991 items of correspondence, the bulk of which is letters written to Robert Owen and date from the period 1820 through to his death in 1858. A wide variety of subject matter is touched upon, mapping well with the various projects and causes Owen became associated with dur...

14/05/2016

Today is the anniversary of the birth of Robert Owen (1771-1858), social reformer known as the Father of Co-operation @RobertOwenCoop

Retweeted Rochdale Pioneers (@PioneersMuseum):Author Clive Barrett is talking Conscientious Objectors on 17 May. Book vi...
09/05/2016
Conscientious Objectors Talk By Clive Barrett

Retweeted Rochdale Pioneers (@PioneersMuseum):

Author Clive Barrett is talking Conscientious Objectors on 17 May. Book via https://t.co/ETRjEUJzR6 #WWI @CoopArchive @CoopsNW @CoopsUK

Following the International Conscientious Objectors’ Day 15 May and connecting with our exhibition dedicated to the conscientious objectors Percy Redfern and George Dutch – two individuals who also had strong ties with the co-operative movement within this period – Dr. Clive Barrett will be deliveri...

Retweeted Rochdale Pioneers (@PioneersMuseum):We are taking bookings for our NEW #Rochdale Pioneers Graveyard Tours. You...
04/05/2016
Pioneer Graveyard Tours - Rochdale Pioneers Museum

Retweeted Rochdale Pioneers (@PioneersMuseum):

We are taking bookings for our NEW #Rochdale Pioneers Graveyard Tours. You can find more infomation on our website: https://t.co/GXythVS0LO

Explore 17 graves of local men all of whom were involved in the early development of the co-operative movement in Rochdale and whose actions changed the world and are the reason Rochdale is known as the ‘global capital of co-operation’.

Retweeted Co-operative College (@Coop_CollegeUK):A museum at the heart of the community. That's @PioneersMuseum come alo...
29/04/2016
The Rochdale Pioneers Museum at the heart of the community

Retweeted Co-operative College (@Coop_CollegeUK):

A museum at the heart of the community. That's @PioneersMuseum come along and find out more next Tuesday #coops https://t.co/vNPB2mH6F0

We'd like to invite you to join us for a drinks reception and nibbles, to take a tour of the museum and learn more about what we do, We were recently awarded Arts Council funding to carry out a project exploring how we create greater impact for the museum and the National Co-operative Archive, inclu…

Retweeted Nicola Huckerby (@NicolaHuckerby):And today there are 2.6m co-ops in the world creating over 250m jobs with 1 ...
13/04/2016
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Retweeted Nicola Huckerby (@NicolaHuckerby):

And today there are 2.6m co-ops in the world creating over 250m jobs with 1 billion members #Proud2bCOOP @coopnews https://t.co/nDsDUxNT6w

“George Jacob Holyoake, born #OTD in 1817 wrote the first history of the Rochdale Pioneers in 1859 @PioneersMuseum”

13/04/2016

George Jacob Holyoake, born #OTD in 1817 wrote the first history of the Rochdale Pioneers in 1859 @PioneersMuseum

George Jacob Holyoake, secularist, co-operator, journalist and agitator was born #OTD in 1817, read more here: https://t...
13/04/2016
Personal Papers - National Co-operative Archive

George Jacob Holyoake, secularist, co-operator, journalist and agitator was born #OTD in 1817, read more here: https://t.co/sC203g520O

The National Co-operative Archive holds a range of personal papers, from the early socialists and co-operators to modern political figures. The papers chart the growth of the co-operative movement from its earliest inception through to the modern movement of the past fifty years.

George Jacob Holyoake, secularist, co-operator, journalist and agitator was born #OTD in 1917, read more here: https://t...
13/04/2016
Personal Papers - National Co-operative Archive

George Jacob Holyoake, secularist, co-operator, journalist and agitator was born #OTD in 1917, read more here: https://t.co/sC203fNqCe

The National Co-operative Archive holds a range of personal papers, from the early socialists and co-operators to modern political figures. The papers chart the growth of the co-operative movement from its earliest inception through to the modern movement of the past fifty years.

11/04/2016

Retweeted Rochdale Soup (@RochdaleSOUP):

We've reached 200 followers! 🎉🍵 Thank you for SOUP-er support & keep RT to help spread the word! #DaleSoup #SoupintheUK

11/04/2016

Retweeted Rochdale Soup (@RochdaleSOUP):

Got an idea needing funding? Pitch it at our SOUP event, May! Email [email protected] @RochdaleYA @RochdaleYouthie @hopwoodhall

11/04/2016

Retweeted Mary CoopCouncil NW (@MaryCoopCouncil):

As the narrative of #beingcoop develops it would be great to see @TheCooperative working with @CoopArchive @Coop_CollegeUK @PioneersMuseum

Retweeted Rochdale Pioneers (@PioneersMuseum):Rochdale’s Pioneers of Worker Education: the WEA Class of 1908 talk 12 May...
04/04/2016
Rochdale’s Pioneers of Worker Education : the WEA Class of 1908 BY Gary Heywood-Everett

Retweeted Rochdale Pioneers (@PioneersMuseum):

Rochdale’s Pioneers of Worker Education: the WEA Class of 1908 talk 12 May by Gary Heywood-Everett. Book via https://t.co/Il1b5DpoQ5

This presentation tells the story of how the country’s first WEA tutorial class in Rochdale 1908 came into being, the roots of worker education in the town, who the students were and what some of them went on to become. Drawn from the mills and often the poorest neighbourhoods in Rochdale, this expe…

Retweeted Rochdale Pioneers (@PioneersMuseum):Community meet, TONIGHT 6.30-8.00pm. More info: https://t.co/kCgqmFNOy3 @R...
31/03/2016
Upcoming Events

Retweeted Rochdale Pioneers (@PioneersMuseum):

Community meet, TONIGHT 6.30-8.00pm. More info: https://t.co/kCgqmFNOy3 @RochdaleTown @RochdaleCouncil @RochdaleNews @RochdaleOnline

  On the Outbreak of WWI in 1914, there were over 1500 co-operative societies in Great Britain, with 150 thousand employees and 3.1 million members. From Shop Floor to Front Line is an exhibition exploring the impact the war had on co-operative members and employees. Come and discover the stories of…

We'd be interested in your views on the Co-op Heritage Trust, survey closes on Tues 29 March https://t.co/5tPfkYasPz pls...
23/03/2016
Tell us your views! – Pioneering Funding Through New Governance Models - Rochdale Pioneers Museum

We'd be interested in your views on the Co-op Heritage Trust, survey closes on Tues 29 March https://t.co/5tPfkYasPz pls [email protected]

Tell us your views! – Pioneering Funding Through New Governance ModelsArts Council England Project at The Rochdale Pioneers Museum:  Pioneering Funding Through New Governance Models – please tell us your views! The Co-operative Heritage Trust (CHT), which manages The Rochdale Pioneers Museum (RPM),…

Retweeted Rochdale Pioneers (@PioneersMuseum):Rochdale community meeting, 31 March, 6.30-8.00pm. All are welcome. More i...
22/03/2016
Upcoming Events

Retweeted Rochdale Pioneers (@PioneersMuseum):

Rochdale community meeting, 31 March, 6.30-8.00pm. All are welcome. More info: https://t.co/LMa62mYgKH @Coop_CollegeUK @CoopArchive @CoopsUK

  On the Outbreak of WWI in 1914, there were over 1500 co-operative societies in Great Britain, with 150 thousand employees and 3.1 million members. From Shop Floor to Front Line is an exhibition exploring the impact the war had on co-operative members and employees. Come and discover the stories of…

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