14 October 2019 - 21 October 2019
An exciting week of arts for all ages, covering drama, comedy, poetry, children's shows and more.
20-21 December 2019
Dine, dance and be entertained with the queen and her husband Albert.
Various dates depending on your tour
Find out details of our regular guided tours of Rochdale Town Hall. There's lots of different options to choose from.
Turbo Tots is a fun health and wellbeing activity for children aged 0-3 and their parents or carers.
Informative drop-in session for care leavers about education, finance, training, employment and accommodation.
Music, movement and fitness fun for children's development. For children aged 0-3.
Every Monday during term time
Join us for a fun session of singing, rhyming, stories and crafts. Suitable for children under 5 years old.
Every Monday and Thursday during term time
Drop in for help with English, Maths, French and more. Suitable for all school-aged children.
Every other Monday during term time
Learn basic programming, local thinking and problem solving in our FREE classes.
Every other Monday
Whether you’re a complete beginner or an avid knitter, bring along your wool and your needles and enjoy a cup of tea with our lovely knitting group.
1st and 3rd Monday of every month
Creative writers are welcome to join us to discuss and practice the arts of poetry and prose.
Every 3 weeks on a Monday
Come along to our family history helpdesk to get help tracing your family tree.
2nd Monday of every month
Storytime and epic tales for toddlers under 5 and their parents/carers.
3rd Monday and 1st Friday of every month
Calling all Lego fans aged 5-12 years old!! Come along to our themed Lego sessions.
Next Steps Digital is our new IT group aimed at learners who have completed the Learn My Way programme and are ready to take the next steps in digital technology.
Make beautiful hand-crafted cards to take home. All materials, envelopes and instruction provided.
Every Tuesday and Thursday
A 2-hour guided walking tour through Rochdale’s historic old town, offering fascinating insights into the town’s colourful history.
3rd Tuesday of every month
1-2-1 Business advice sessions for businesses in the first 3 years of trading.
Get together for breakfast with other local armed forces veterans. Breakfast costs just £3.
Help using mobile devices for beginners, including iPads, tablets and laptops.
A FREE 10-week course to boost your skills, knowledge, and confidence to help your business flourish. Starts Thursday, 26 September 2019.
Every other Thursday
Do you feel passionate about starting your own business? Come and receive some relaxed information and advice.
First Friday of the month
Come and join our small, friendly games club. Board games to suit everyone or bring your own.
2nd Friday of every month
Build your own Lego creations in our sessions aimed at 5-12 year olds and their parents or carers.
First and third Saturday of the month
A group for people who enjoy cross-stitch, embroidery, needlepoint, or who would like to start.
Drop-in sessions for children 9-11 years old to learn how to code using Scratch.
Every month on a Saturday
Come along to our Code Club for 7-11 year olds to learn how to code.
This reading group is designed to help children discover new books and authors. Suitable for children aged 7-11 years old.
Fortnightly on a Saturday
Story and craft sessions aimed at children of any age and their families.
Every other Saturday
Bring your creativity and imagination and we’ll provide the Lego. Join our free club and see what you can make.
Our themed Lego Club is aimed at children between the ages of 5-12 years. Duplo is also available for younger siblings.
For children aged 7-11. Sessions are FREE to attend, so pop in and have a go at coding.
24 February 2020 - 29 February 2020
West End producers present a new theatrical adaptation of Mary Shelley’s seminal gothic horror novel ‘Frankenstein.’
An exciting year of amazing events in Rochdale from February 2019.
Rochdale 2019 events calendar video on YouTube (2mins 20secs) (opens in a new window)
Find out what you need to know when planning an
You can request to raise a flag from a number of locations across the borough.