Rochdale Pioneers win Museum Competition – Writing Lives

Rochdale Pioneers win Museum Competition

Congratulations to the for winning the Museums at Night Connect10 competition. Fittingly for the museum dedicated to the founders of the co-operative movement, they won the competition by a huge popular vote of 41%.

The Prize will bring artist Susan Forsyth to Rochdale to create a candlelit, musical community procession through the ‘global capital of cooperation’ during the annual Museums at Night festival in May.

Cefn & District Co-operative Society. American spelling ‘Labor’ used by cooperators from 1860s to show support for anti-slavery in US

See the website for other coming events and for the local and global history of the cooperative movement. 



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