Legacies: Commemorating the bicentenary of British abolition

The Fight to End Slavery: A Local Story at Touchstones Rochdale

A Local Story was a temporary exhibition which examined the enduring struggle to end slavery in North America and Rochdale's fascinating role in the story.  The exhibition was held from 17 May to 9 September 2007.

The exhibition won the accolade of ‘Outstanding Contribution to Black Heritage 2007’ awarded by the Black History Foundation.

You can download a PDF of the text and images used in the Local Story exhibition here.