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Rochdale Feel Good Festival

Saturday, 22 August 2020
Time: 11 AM - 11 PM
Rochdale Feel Good Festival.
Venue: Rochdale Town Centre
Address: Various venues
Postcode: OL16 1AB
Price: FREE
Suitable for: Families, Adults, Teenagers, Business
Facilities: Parking, Wheelchair accessible, Refreshments, Toilets
Event organised by: Rochdale Borough Council

The 2019 Rochdale Feel Good Festival has now finished. We'll update this page once we have details of the line-up and activities for the 2020 festival. In the meantime, you can see what happened at the 2019 festival below.

On Saturday, 22 August 2020, get ready for fabulous FREE entertainment in Rochdale town centre. There will be live music across indoor venues, a main stage sponsored by the Flying Horse Hotel near Rochdale's world famous town hall, an extended food and drink village and other entertainment.

The times are as follows:

  • Food and drink village: 11am-11pm
  • Main stage: 12.30pm-10.45pm
  • Family Zone: 11am-5pm
  • Official Festival Aftershow Party at the Flying Horse Hotel: 10.45pm to 2am. You'll need to book tickets, which are £6 each, available from Ticket Source. Aftershow Party ticket holders also get VIP access to the 1st floor venue from 5pm, with a rest/lounge area, toilets and bar service. Buy tickets for the Aftershow Party

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Festival programme

Entry to Rochdale Feel Good Festival

Age policy: our main stage area is not suitable for young children after 4pm. All under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times, and unaccompanied under 18s will not be admitted. If an under 18 year old leaves the main stage area, re-entry will only be permitted if accompanied by a parent or guardian. Parents or guardians are responsible for the behaviour of their under 18s. Rochdale Feel Good Festival operates the ‘Challenge 25’ policy.

Searches: for security reasons, all visitors will be subject to searches of their bags and their person, so pack as light as you can. Please cooperate with any security requests and all searches. The less you bring, the quicker you’ll get in. Please remember, this is a FREE festival, food and drink is for sale on site so please support local businesses. Alcohol is not allowed to be taken into the festival, although it will be on sale. You can bring in water and soft drinks in sealed plastic bottles no bigger than 500ml.

Smoking and vaping: we want to create a welcoming environment for everyone so the Family Zone and the Food and Drink Village will be smoke and vape-free zones. Please help by not smoking or vaping in these areas.


Find us

Main stage sponsor

The Flying HorseNext to the Town Hall, The Flying Horse Hotel, with a traditional yet timeless feel is best known for its friendly atmosphere and entertainment, with the best in live music each week. And with tasty home cooked meals using locally sourced ingredients served all day it’s a popular spot for lunch or tea, with a specials board ​and real ales. You’ll soon find out why it’s such a great place to meet with friends and enjoy good food and drink any day of the week.

Official partners

Logo for the Royal Toby.
Metrolink logo.
Premier Kia logo.
Logo for Recycle for Greater Manchester.

Logo for Hopwood Hall College.

Link4Life logo.

Logo for Without Walls.


Arts Council England logo.
Logo for Greater Manchester Arts.