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CELEBRATING HERITAGE

Tameside will celebrate local Heritage this September with the theme of Edible England. Throughout the whole month there will be an online exhibition on traditional Lancashire food www.tameside.gov.uk/archives, plus Junior History Club activities. As we celebrate our local heritage this September here are a few events we have highlighted for you to enjoy.

Thursday 2nd September 2pm

Gay Oliver will speak about the 21 years of Tameside Local History Forum via Zoom. Email gayjoliver.gmail.com to be sent the link on the day.

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Saturday 4th September 12.30pm the launch of the Local History Forum’s

21st Birthday Exhibition at Portland Basin. 12.30pm with Tameside Mayor Councillor Janet Cooper.

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Sunday 5th September

Newton Hall Heritage Open Day. (Please look at website for details)

www.tamesidehistoryforum.org.uk

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Tuesday 7th September 2pm

Making Friends with the Archives

Edible Archives, a look at food, recipes and rationing.

Email: archives@tameside.gov.uk to book

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Friday 10th, Saturday 11th, Sunday 12th September

Dukinfield Old Chapel (Unitarian)

We will be open on: Friday 10th September 11am to 3.30pm

Saturday 11th September 1.30pm to 4pm Sunday 12th September 11pm to 1pm

Contact: Dawn Buckle; Mobile: 07542001003; Email: dawnbuckle@ymail.com

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Saturday 18th, Sunday 19th September 11.30am and 2pm

Dukinfield Old Hall Chapel Free, booking essential. For more details, phone 0161 330 4188 or email jackietucker11@hotmail.co.uk

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Wednesday 22nd September 2pm

Tameside History Club Talk

English Breakfast with Rona Catterall. Visit to Incredible Edible at Valeside,

Mossley; hear about their project and see what they have grown. Followed by a visit

to a local café. To book call 0161 342 4242 or email archives@tameside.gov.uk

Family History Help Desks will resume – Tues, Weds, Thurs & Sat

10am-1pm. Make an appointment to start or get free ‘one-to-one’ help with your family tree.

Tameside Local Studies & Archive Centre holds a wealth of information about the nine towns of Tameside, such as maps, newspapers, photographs, books and original documents. Facilities are also available for tracing your ancestors, wherever they lived in the country, and volunteers are on hand to help if you need it. You can also find many books about the area by local authors that are available to buy. Monthly talks and workshops are held on many historical topics. Check the website for more details www.tameside.gov.uk/archives

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