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World War 1 Commemorations 2014-2018

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Rochdale Borough Council is committed to our Armed Forces of Today and Yesteryear. Find details of events to mark the First World War Centenary 2014-2018.

DateEvent​Location
August 2014 – onwards Rochdale Memorial Gardens

All plants, rose beds and sunken gardens renovated. Memorial bench to honour sacrifices made by our Armed Forces.

Sponsors

Rochdale Council 

Rochdale

August 2014 – 2018

Medal Display by Broughton House

Sponsors

Broughton House 

Rochdale Council 

Rochdale Town H​all, The Esplanade, Rochdale
2014-2018 First World War Centenary Battlefield Tours. Various Rochdale Schools participating.

Sponsors

school travel service 

leading education 

Ypres, Somme, Verdun, Normandy, Berlin, Krakow

2014-2018

Library events
Every library in the borough hosting events such as poppy making or poster competitions. Look out in your local library.

Sponsors

Rochdale Council 

Boroughwide

2014 - 2018

Township events
Each township has received 20k of capital to allocate to Townships commemorate WW1 announcements will be made. Townships are working on ideas.

Sponsors

Rochdale Council 

All Townships

2014- 2018

Link 4 Life – various events

Sponsors

Link4Life logo.  

Boroughwide

Contact

01706 924279

Phone: Monday-Friday 8am-6pm.

Out of hours emergencies​

Number One Riverside
Floor 2
Smith Street
Rochdale OL16 1XU

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