1901M Oldham walking tour

Friday 14 June 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Price for single attendee: £15.00

To book, please email steve.roman@phonecoop.coop with your name and email address (for confirmation of details). Please pay on the day: £15 per person includes morning and afternoon tea and donations.

The walk will include visits to the Greek Revival Oldham Town Hall, which the Society helped save (1841, J. Butterworth; extended 1879-80, G. Woodhouse and E. Potts), Oldham Parish Church (1823-27, R. Lane), George Street Chapel (1816), Oldham Lyceum and Art School (1856 and 1881), Union Street Congregational Chapel (URC, 1855, Moffat Smith) and Hilton Arcade (1883).
We will also see work by Edgar Wood, Alfred Waterhouse and Brian Clarke.

Sean Baggaley, Social Historian at Gallery Oldham, will show us the Oldham 360* Panorama (1879), the original plans for the Town Hall and current plans for the latest stage of the Cultural Quarter.

We will be joined for part of the day by Kate Martyn of Donald Insall Associates, who has drafted the Oldham Town Centre Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan.

Meet at Oldham King Street Metrolink stop at 10.30. Finish at 5.00, with an optional 60 - 90 minute walk to, and around, Alexandra Park (Grade II*, created in response to the Lancashire Cotton Famine of 1861–1865).

To book, please email steve.roman@phonecoop.coop with your name and email address (for confirmation of details). Please pay on the day: £15 per person includes morning and afternoon tea and donations.

 


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Event code: 1901M

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