Touchstones Rochdale

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The borough's award winning Arts & Heritage Centre offers a museum, four art galleries, heritage gallery, tourist information centre, café and shop with regular events and workshops.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm

Admission charges

Free Entry

Collection details

Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Music, Performing Arts, Social History, Weapons and War

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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BBC Civilisations Festival - 3d Printing Event

  • 2 — 3 March 2018 10am-5pm

To celebrate our exciting partnership with the BBC, which coincides with the launch of their new series 'Civilisations' we will be hosting an innovative and exciting 3d printing event in the Heritage Gallery here at Touchstones on the 2nd and 3rd of March.

Visitors will be given the opportunity to get up close and watch the beautiful ancient Egyptian canopic jar from our collection get 3d printed in the gallery space with our in house tech wiz who will be on hand to answer any questions throughout the 2 days. The event is FREE of charge and no booking is necessary as the printer will be working continuously throughout the 2 days on show in the gallery.

Suitable for

  • Any age


This is a free pop in event so no booking is required.

Touchstones Rochdale
The Esplanade
OL16 1AQ



General Enquiries


General Enquiries

01706 924492


01706 924494

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