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Rochdale Feel Good Festival

Saturday, 18 August 2018
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

This event has now finished. We'll update this page when we have the details of the festival lineup in 2019.

On Saturday, 18 August 2018, get ready for fabulous FREE entertainment in Rochdale town centre, headlined by rock band Feeder. There will be live music across indoor venues, a main stage against the backdrop of the town hall, a quality food and drink village and family entertainment.


The times are as follows:

  • Food and drink village: 11am-11pm
  • Main stage: 12noon-10.45pm
  • Family Zone: 11am-5pm
  • Official Festival After Show Party at The Wellington: 10.45pm, Saturday, 18 to 3am, Sunday, 19 August 2018. You'll need to book tickets, which are £6.98 each.
Book tickets to the After Show Party

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Download the festival programme

Entry to Rochdale Feel Good Festival

Age policy: our main stage area is not suitable for young children. 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 extra searches of their bags and their person at this year’s festival, 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 will be a smoke and vape-free zone. Please help by not smoking or vaping in this area.


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

Family entertainment sponsor



Rochdale Town Centre Management logo.