The Whitaker Cabinet of Curiosities

The Whitaker is Rossendale’s Museum and Art Gallery. It was gifted by Richard Whitaker, along with its surrounding park, to the people of Rossendale in 1902.  In 2019 it was awarded a Heritage Lottery Grant and is currently undergoing a...

/ December 15, 2020

Trial Artist

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/ July 23, 2020

1987/8 AnRoth/The Wheel

rom the late 1980s the tours settled into a seasonal cycle, with a new production hitting the road in late June or July and then a tour with horses until September. Sometimes we set out from our base, which since...

/ March 3, 2019

Posters 2

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/ September 5, 2018

The Dave Pearson Studio

The Dave Pearson Studio shares its space with Apna Rossendale - this explains what links the two organisations.

/ September 3, 2018

Recent prints etc

More recent prints etc

/ September 3, 2018
Snig Hole in Helmshore

Early lino-prints etc

Linoprints and other works from early 1970s

/ September 3, 2018

Artwork for theatre shows

Various drawings and prints used in programmes etc

/ September 3, 2018

Posters 1

A selection of posters from the mid 1970s to 2018

/ September 2, 2018

Apna Rossendale

Apna Rossendale is a community resource based in the Dave Pearson Studio. Founded by Arry Nessa and Bob Frith it provides a space mainly for local women from South Asian heritage to meet

/ September 2, 2018

2018 The Moonwatcher

A short tour of stories partly derived from interviews with members of the South Asian communities in Rossendale

/ September 1, 2018

2014-18 Different Moons

A three year community project based in Haslingden, and working mainly with women and young people from the local South Asian communities

/ September 1, 2018