The Bolton Worktown blog

Become an Observer

Become an Observer

Would you like to become an observer? The Mass Observation Archive are asking for volunteers to keep a day diary on 12th May 2013. In 1937 Mass Observation called for people from all parts of the UK to record everything they did from when they woke up in the morning to when they went to […]

Sports, Spectacles and Spectators exhibition at Bolton Museum

Sports, Spectacles and Spectators exhibition at Bolton Museum

<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-9375" alt="leverhulme-cyclocrossweb010" src="http://boltonworktown.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/leverhulme-cyclocrossweb010.jpg" width="600" height="402" srcset="http://boltonworktown visit site.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/leverhulme-cyclocrossweb010.jpg 600w, http://boltonworktown.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/leverhulme-cyclocrossweb010-300×201.jpg 300w” sizes=”(max-width: 600px) 100vw, 600px” />From Saturday 9th March to  Sunday 25th May The theme for this year’s Humphrey Spender John Marriot Scholarship for Social Documentary Photography is ‘Sports, Spectacles and Spectators’. This scholarship is supported by Bolton Le Moors Rotary Club […]

You and Yours

You and Yours

Radio 4  ran an interesting feature yesterday about the Worktown photographs and Bolton Museum’s work to find out more about them. You can listen again on http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p015kmr4