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Gallery Oldham

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The best library complex I have ever visited. A good cafe. Multiple events, we went to a talk about... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2019
ChrisB189
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Portishead, United Kingdom
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Social history

Gallery Oldham is based in the library building. There are four galleries a cafe and toilets. It... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2018
A3303XQpaulh
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Greaves Street, Oldham OL1 1AL, England
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+44 161 770 4661
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gallery Oldham has some really interesting changing exhibitions as well as the permanent collection detailing Oldham's past and present. Of particular importance is the large photograph of the town, taken in the 1800s when the town began to emerge as an industrial centre for spinning....More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank whiteknight56
Reviewed March 11, 2019

An art gallery, performance space, excellent cafe and library all in one. We poppoed in for coffee, stayed to listen to a talk on local legend, Annie Kenny, saw two exhibitions and had a second coffee... friendly helpful staff, lots going on - wish this...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

The best library complex I have ever visited. A good cafe. Multiple events, we went to a talk about Annie Kenny, the local working class suffragette. Thoroughly recommended.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ChrisB189
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Gallery Oldham is in the centre of town, only a stone's throw from central tram stop. There is so much to see and learn about whether it's Natural History, Social History or Fine Arts and Ceramics. The galleries are above the library and Lifelong Learning...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Gallery Oldham is based in the library building. There are four galleries a cafe and toilets. It features social and natural history themes. You could bring children from 5 upwards. Teens will enjoy this too. Some lads were playing on the space invaders for at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Visited today with our 4 year old grandson. Information desk staff had no knowledge of what we could see in the galleries. Staff in the galleries no better. Showed no interest in the art around them and didn't interact with our grandson who was visiting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Took some American friends here for a visit and was very impressed. The gallery is located above the library with lift access for those who struggle with steps. The displays are varied and really interesting and of course focus very much on the people of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Wendy S
Reviewed October 4, 2018

My experience is always very good , There's this very helpful guy tall blonde hair and his got glasses if you want/need something/have a question to ask just find this guy. I really wanted to ask his name but I was too shy , anyways...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Aaminah M
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

I ordered my latte and was told to sit down and I would be called....10 minutes later I hadn't heard anything after 15 minutes I finally got my latte.......I WILL NOT BE coming here again!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Experience476499
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Avoid the oldham library the staff are soo rude, will never be going back to the oldham library full of nasty staff, no politeness what so ever

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank sabah87
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