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Events and activities

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Featured events

Bowlee Car Boot Sale and Collectors
23 April 2017
Every Sunday (or Monday on bank holiday weekends​) until 18 September 2017. One of Greater Manchester’s most popular outdoor car boot events.
Ride Rochdale
21 May 2017
2 women only cycle sportives hosted by double Olympic gold and World Champion cyclist Joanna Rowsell Shand MBE.
Street Eat, Rochdale Town Hall Square
27 May 2017
Tasty street food, prepared by the town’s restaurant chefs. Choose from dozens of dishes only £3 each, including Spanish, Italian, English, German, American and more.
Great Gatsby Investigation – A Murder Mystery Dinner
10 June 2017
It’s 1922 and a murder at The Gatsby Mansion starts to show the cracks in the lavish lifestyles of the rich and famous. Can you solve the crime?

Rochdale Town Hall​ events​

Armed Forces Day veterans
27 April 2017
Veteran's breakfast including dependants.
Recital on the J.J. Binns Organ
13 May 2017
Come and enjoy listening to an afternoon recital on our famous organ.
Street Eat, Rochdale Town Hall Square
27 May 2017
Tasty street food, prepared by the town’s restaurant chefs. Choose from dozens of dishes only £3 each, including Spanish, Italian, English, German, American and more.

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Libra​ry ​e​vents and training​

​Digital Skills for Jobs, Balderstone Library
02 May 2017
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Places are limited and if you are unemployed the Job Centre can refer you.
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Rochdale Central Library
05 May 2017
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Places are limited and if you are unemployed the Job Centre can refer you.
Go Green at Balderstone library
08 May 2017
Go Green Day at Balderstone library. Join us to raise money for Springhill Hospice.

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Parks and countryside events

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Mayor's Charity appeal​

Armed Forces Day veterans
27 April 2017
Veteran's breakfast including dependants.
Armed Forces Day flag raising
22 June 2017
The Armed Forces Day flag raising will take place.
Heywood Township Passchendaele service
30 July 2017
Community service commemorating the centenary of Passchendaele.

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Fostering information events

Foster with Rochdale information event
11 May 2017
10am -11.30am, Rochdale Town Hall
Foster with Rochdale information event
15 June 2017
10am - 11.30am, Rochdale Town Hall
Foster with Rochdale information event
13 July 2017
6pm - 8pm, Rochdale Town Hall

Rochdale 2017-2018 events calendar highlights

An exciting year of amazing events in Rochdale.


Rochdale 2017-2018 events calendar video (opens in a new window)

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