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Children & Families
Middleton Arena
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Come and join us in commemorating 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre. Find out what happened from historical characters in pop-up performance throughout the event. Meet radical Sam Bamford and magistrate William Huyton. Help revive the liberty cap as a symbol of freedom and democracy by making your own with artist, Paul Fitzgerald and Eva Schlunke.

Craft activities throughout the session.

Performances at 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm and 1.30 pm.

Drop-In, No Booking Required

Suitable for those aged 5-12 years

Opening Times

Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Art Cafe: 10am-4pm. Please check during holiday periods.

FREE admission to exhibitions and some regular activities. Talks, tours, performances, workshops and special events have a cost.

Contact Information

Main Reception: 01706 924492.   Visitor Information Centre: 01706 924928.   Email: touchstones@link4life.org 

Touchstones Rochdale, The Esplanade, Rochdale OL16 1AQ

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