That's Shoe Business!

Discover the history of the shoe industry as you explore the beautiful borough or Rossendale.

Ghost Walks

Discover the history of the shoe industry as you explore the beautiful borough or Rossendale.

Walk around the Rossendale valley and discover the history of our slipper and shoe industry.

Who, why, where, what?  Have you ever looked at a mill, a factory or an area and thought or wondered its history?  Hard Graft theatre company has discovered and unearthed countless stories and factual accounts of the slipper and shoe industry that was once the main employer in the Rossendale valley.

What is a skiver?  Why are there so many mills next to the river?  Who started making slippers first? What was it like working in these mills?  All these questions and many more answers in this FREE audio tour of the Rossendale footwear app.

So, log in, search the map and find the nearest story or Snikkit to you.

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