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Featured events

Bowlee Car Boot Sale and Collectors Market
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.
Rochdale Feel Good Festival
11 August 2017
Friday, 11 August - Saturday, 12 August 2017. Indie rockers Razorlight headline. Live music, a quality food court and family fun.
Williams BMW Rochdale Half Marathon and 10K
08 October 2017
Rochdale Half Marathon and 10K returns for its third year. It’s one of the highlights of our sporting calendar.

More events

Bowlee Car Boot Sale and Collectors Market
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.
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Balderstone Library
27 June 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.
Cloud Computing, Rochdale Central Library
28 June 2017
Practical beginners’ session aimed at business start-ups using Cloud Computing.
Armed Forces Day veterans
29 June 2017
The veterans' breakfast club is every Thursday. Doors open at 10am and breakfast costs just £2.50.
Harry Potter Craft Event, Alkrington Library
30 June 2017
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone with a special craft session!!
Harry Potter Quiz Morning, Alkrington Library
01 July 2017
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone with a Potter themed quiz and scavenger hunt!!
Passchendaele service and community event
01 July 2017
Community event including a service and renaming of the community centre to Passchendaele House.
Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Day for Parents and Carers session 1
05 July 2017
Do you know a child or young person with any additional needs? Then this fun, fee event is for you.
Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Day for Parents and Carers session 2
05 July 2017
Do you know a child or young person with any additional needs? Then this fun, fee event is for you.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Heywood Library
11 July 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
Foster with Rochdale information event
13 July 2017
6pm - 8pm, Rochdale Town Hall
Online Tools, Rochdale Central Library
19 July 2017
Online Tools - you’ll be amazed at the resources you can find online.
That’s Entertainment: Reminiscence Exhibition Launch, Spotland Library
27 July 2017
An exhibition of local entertainment memorabilia contributed by customers, local societies and Rochdale Local Studies. People are invited to bring their own memorabilia and share their stories. The display will continue through the month of August 2017.
Heywood Township Passchendaele service
30 July 2017
Community service commemorating the centenary of Passchendaele.
Jungle Book – Promenade Production
31 July 2017
It’s time to stop monkeying around and join us on a jolly jaunt down to the jungle. Our exciting explorers will take you on an astonishing adventure and you’ll discover the captivating story of Mowgli the man cub and his animal friends.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Spotland Library
10 August 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
Foster with Rochdale information event
10 August 2017
6pm - 8pm, Rochdale Town Hall
Rochdale Feel Good Festival
11 August 2017
Friday, 11 August - Saturday, 12 August 2017. Indie rockers Razorlight headline. Live music, a quality food court and family fun.
Recital on the J.J. Binns Organ
09 September 2017
Come and enjoy listening to an afternoon recital on our famous organ.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Middleton Library
12 September 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
The Freedom Programme for women - Castleton Children’s Centre
14 September 2017
An awareness raising and empowerment programme about domestic abuse for women. Just 2 hours a week could change your life!
The Freedom Programme for women - Derby Street Children
25 September 2017
An awareness raising and empowerment programme about domestic abuse for women. Just 2 hours a week could change your life!
Williams BMW Rochdale Half Marathon and 10K
08 October 2017
Rochdale Half Marathon and 10K returns for its third year. It’s one of the highlights of our sporting calendar.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Balderstone Library
12 October 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Rochdale Central Library
14 November 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Heywood Library
14 December 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.