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Family Friendly Highlights: The Co-op Shop

Coop shop

Co-op shopHave fun dressing up and playing in our 1930s Co-op shop where you can pull on an outfit and serve your friends and family. In 1884 a group of workers known as the Rochdale Pioneers founded the Co-operative Association which aimed to sell cheap food free from contamination.

The Co-op is owned by the people, for the people. Over time these ideas spread and many local Co-op shops were formed. Today it is a major worldwide organisation. You might recognise the Co-op from your high street, although the shops look a lot different today.