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Armed forces events and activities

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We do everything we can to keep the page up to date, however, some of the events listed are not organised by the council. Please do check the accuracy of the information with the provider before travelling.

As soon as other events have been confirmed we'll add them to ​this page. If you've organised an event and need help promoting this get in touch. Planning and promoting your event.

Armed forces events

Nations, communities and individuals of all ages across the world will come together to mark the start of the 'Great War' and remember the lives of those who lived, fought and died in the First World War. Find out about the First World War Centenary events

Armed Forces veterans breakfast club
01 September 2018

Every Thursday

Get together for breakfast with other local armed forces veterans. Breakfast costs just £3.

Festival of Remembrance
01 November 2019
The borough will come together at Rochdale Town Hall for special Festival of Remembrance to pay tribute to members of the Armed Forces community.
Remembrance Sunday services
10 November 2019
There are 7 Remembrance Sunday services and parades across the borough so we can pay our respects to those who have made sacrifices in defence of the country.
Remembrance Sunday concert
10 November 2019
A musical concert taking place at the Magnificent Rochdale Town Hall on remembrance Sunday in aid of the Mayor of Rochdale’s Charity Appeal and the Poppy Appeal.

Fundraising events

​​The Royal British Legion and its supporters orga​nise a large number of fundraising events throughout the year to raise money for vital welfare work. View fundraising events at the Royal British Leg​​​ion