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Rochdale Feel Good Festival

Friday 19 August and Saturday 20 August 2016
Time: 10 AM - 11 PM
Rochdale Feel Good Festival
Venue: Rochdale Town Centre, 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 best in live music, food and drink

19 and 20 August 2016, 2 days of fabulous FREE entertainment in Rochdale town centre. Live music across 2 stages, cookery demonstrations from 6 chefs, a food and drink village plus lots of family entertainment.

Comed​y night Friday 19 August 2016, Mecca Bingo, Rochdale. Celebrity impressionist Mike Maguire, MC Chris Tavner and Nina Gilligan, a finalist in the 2016 English Comedian of the Year Awards live on stage for a sparkling evening of stand-up. All profits to The Carers Trust. Over 18s only, tickets £5.​​

Book your tickets on Skiddle or at Mecca Bingo, The Flying Horse Hotel or Rochdale Town Centre Management on Drake Street.

Age policy​.​ Our main stage area on Saturday 20 August 2016 i​s 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.

​​​​Metrolink customer offers​​

Travel to the festival by Metrolink and get a host of additional benefits, just by showing your Metrolink ticket!!

  • Priority seating at the food stage – the first 2 rows at all the live cooking demonstrations are reserved for Metrolink customers. Just show your ticket on arrival, but please take your seat at least 10 minutes before your chosen demonstrations start time
  • Meet your favourite chef after the demonstration​​
  • Be entered into an exclusive Metrolink prize draw to win a signed copy of ‘Eat Well for Less?’ – the brand new book from the hit BBC1 series of​ ‘Pimp My Rice’ from curry queen Nisha Katona. Show your Metrolink ticket to staff by the book signing area located near the food stage marquee and they'll take your email address or phone number and enter you into the draw​
  • 10% off any Afternoon Tea package at the new Clock Tower Dining Room inside Rochdale Town Hall
  • A sandwich and Americano for £5 at Java Coffee, Smith Street
  • A burger meal and a pint on Friday 19 August 2016 for £7 at The Flying Horse Hotel (from 5pm – 8pm)
  • 2 medium glasses of house wine and an antipasto platter for £10 (before 5pm on 19 and 20 August 2016) at Vicolo Del Vino, The Butts, Rochdale​​

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​​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.

​​Festival partners




Rochdale sixth form collegeRochdale AFC


Royal Toby​​​​​