Rochdale in Rainbows

Progress Pride flag.
Rochdale Borough Council is commited to equality in the borough.

Date: 24 June 2022 - 30 June 2022 Recurs daily

Location: see individual event for details

Cost: Free

Rochdale in Rainbows, the borough's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender+ (LGBT+) steering group, is proud to present Pride.


Rochdale in Rainbows opening and flag raising

  • Date: Friday, 24 June 2022
  • Time: 2.30pm-4pm
  • Location: Number One Riverside, Smith Street, Rochdale OL16 1XU
  • Suitable for: all welcome
  • Details: the progress flag will be raised by the Mayor of Rochdale to mark the beginning of Rochdale in Rainbows 2022.

Pride in the Park

  • Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
  • Time: 12pm-5pm
  • Location: Broadfield Park, St Alban's Street, Rochdale OL16 1UT
  • Suitable for: all welcome
  • Details: join us for an afternoon filled with queer joy, family fun, performances and creative and wellbeing activities for LGBTQIA+ people. Expect music, drag, dance and more.

Knitting the Progress Flag

  • Date: Wednesday, 29 June 2022
  • Time: 1pm–3pm
  • Location: Touchstones Rochdale, The Esplanade, Rochdale OL16 1AQ
  • Suitable for: all welcome
  • Details: join local community group Knitty Gritty to knit your own mini Progress flag to take home with you or yarn bomb them around the borough.

Knitting the Progress Flag

Youth Services - Pride Event

  • Date: Thursday, 30 June 2022
  • Time: 6pm–9pm
  • Location: Broadfield Park, St Alban's Street, Rochdale OL16 1UT
  • Suitable for: young people aged 11-19
  • Booking: please see the event for details
  • Details: come and join Rochdale Youth Service for a fun filled evening of art activities, a silent disco, mocktail making and glitter face art. All young people are welcome.

Youth Services - Pride Event


Events and activities are not organised by Rochdale Borough Council unless stated otherwise. Neither is Rochdale Borough Council responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any event or activity.

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