16 November 2019 - 30 November 2019
Come and celebrate the borough's first Pride.
20 December 2019 - 21 December 2019
You are cordially invited to a royal ball to celebrate the greatest of Christmas traditions in the splendid surroundings of Rochdale Town Hall.
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.
Various Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays
Our themed Lego Club is aimed at children aged 5-12 years old. You bring your creativity and imagination and we'll provide the Lego.
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.
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.
Every month on a Saturday
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.
25 September 2019 - 28 June 2020
To celebrate Dippy’s visit to Rochdale in 2020, we’ve created a garden which showcases some of the plants that were around when dinosaurs roamed the earth.
Step back in time with our prehistoric bog gardens.
10 February 2020 - 28 June 2020
Visitors to Rochdale, Dippy's only North West stop, can enjoy 2 dinosaur adventures as part of their visit and they're both free.
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.