Archive: Oct 2021

On-line zoom talk with ‘Gallery Oldham’ about the Oldham RL Heritage Trust collection – Wednesday October 20th 2pm.

The Heritage Trust has arranged, at the request of ‘Gallery Oldham’, to present an on-line zoom talk regarding the content of the ORLHT collection and subsequent donation to the Gallery. Details below:

Join Karen Heatley from the ‘Gallery Oldham’ collections team and Michael Turner from the Oldham Rugby League Heritage Trust as we take a look at the fascinating objects in this recently donated rugby collection.

Brought together by the Oldham Rugby League Heritage Trust over many years, it is recognised as being one of the most important rugby club memorabilia collections in the world. Objects include an array of caps, shirts and medals some of which date way back to the Victorian era along with a variety of documents and photographs.

There is something for everyone with a passion for Rugby.

Book your ticket via eventbrite and login details for the talk will be emailed to you a few days before the session.

The ORLHT website added to Sporting Heritage

The Oldham Rugby League Heritage Trust is pleased to announce that their website has been added to the prestigious ‘Sporting Heritage Collections’.

Sporting Heritage CIC is a not-for-profit community interest company working specifically to support the collection, preservation, access, and research of sporting heritage in the UK and wider.  They have extensive experience in delivering programmes and projects at strategic and delivery level in the heritage, media and sports sectors.

They are associated with collections from many sports including; Football, Cricket, Athletics and of course Rugby League. Please find a link below to the Sporting Heritage website.