The Co-op in Rushden

The Co-op in Rushden

Part of the exhibition at Rushden Museum this year is “The Co-op in Rushden.” The Rushden Industrial Co-operative Society was formed in 1877 with 15 committee members plus a treasurer and a secretary.  At first they traded from ‘front...
Official opening of the Rushden Museum 2018

Official opening of the Rushden Museum 2018

We had a really good day on Saturday for the official opening of this year’s exhibition.  The weather was brilliant and we had a good turnout.   Peter said he was going to make a short speech then created panic by getting out a very large ring...
Museum Opening

Museum Opening

The Rushden Museum opens on Saturday 5 May 2018 at 2 p.m.  Our exhibition for this year is WWI – 1918 and The Co-op in Rushden. For WWI we will be displaying all the 420 plus Rushden men who made the ultimate sacrifice, with medal rolls, extracts from the...
Rushden Museum AGM

Rushden Museum AGM

We had a very good evening at our AGM on Thursday 19 April at Rushden Hall. It had been a hot, sunny day and it was a beautiful evening. The meeting was well attended and the talk by David Hudson on the History of the Co-op was both interesting and entertaining. Thank...
Cyril the Squirrel at Rushden Lakes

Cyril the Squirrel at Rushden Lakes

Rushden Town Council’s new mascot, Cyril the Squirrel, was at Rushden Lakes on Saturday helping to promote Rushden Museum’s Volunteer Campaign. If you can spare a couple of hours one weekend then please contact us via our Contact Us page.  We would...
Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting

Our Annual General Meeting will take place on the Thursday 19 April at Rushden Hall starting at 7.30 pm. The evening will begin with the business part of the proceedings, with the AGM itself and a report on last years’ activities, and the plans for this year....

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