Rochdale Feel Good Festival

2023 Feel Good festival logo.

A day of entertainment in Rochdale town centre

Date of festival: Saturday, 10 August 2024
Festival start time: 11.30am
Main stage: gates open at 12.30pm, performances 1pm–10.45pm
Festival finish time: 3am, Sunday, 11 August 2024
Location: main stage at Rochdale Town Hall Square, The Esplanade, Rochdale OL16 1AZ and see indoor venues

Multi award-winning Heather Small has achieved worldwide success both as a solo artist and the voice of Brit and Mercury Award winning dance act M People, well known for a stack of hits including 'Moving On Up', 'One Night in Heaven', 'Renaissance', 'How Can I Love You More?', and 'Sight for Sore Eyes'. The powerhouse soul singer has sold millions of records, enjoying 19 Top-40 singles, 3 Top-5 albums, including 'Elegant Slumming', 'Bizarre Fruit' and her debut solo single, 'Proud'.

2 more headliners and lots more acts are to be announced.

We'll update details of more acts for the festival when they're confirmed.

Entry and tickets

Most of the musical entertainment across our festival venues is free to enter and enjoy.

Tickets and wristbands are only required to enter the main stage area and the food and drink village.

2022 archive: on the main stage

  • The Fratellis.

    The Fratellis

    Saturday, 13 August 2022

    Main stage

  • HAiG members standing amongst cars in a junkyard.


    Saturday, 13 August 2022

    Main stage

Get in touch

If you have any questions about the festival, please email

2022 archive: food and drink village – main stage area

Sponsors and partners

Lancashire Hospitality Co-operation logo.

The main stage is sponsored by the Lancashire Hospitality Co-operation.

Premier Kia logo.

Our digital partner is Premier Kia.

Metrolink logo.

Metrolink is an official partner.

Hopwood Hall College logo.

Hopwood Hall College is an official partner.

Royal Toby logo.

The Royal Toby Hotel is an official partner.