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This is Rochdale

Located in the North West, between Manchester and the beautiful Yorkshire countryside, there's more to Rochdale than you think.

Festival live

Rochdale Feel Good Festival

Friday 19 and Saturday 20 August 2016

2 days packed with fabulous free entertainment in Rochdale town centre. Live music from established names, must-see rising stars and first class cooking from world renowned chefs.

Rochdale Half Marathon, 10K and fun run

Williams BMW Rochdale Half Marathon 10K/Fun Run

Sunday 25 September 2016

​Rochdale Half Marathon, 10K and Fun Run returns for its second year after a huge success in 2015.

Literature festival

Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival

Wednesday 19 October to Monday 24 October 2016

6 days of inspiration covering dance, music, theatre, drama, film, science and visual arts. Sprinkle with some comedy and surprises and you have all the ingredients for a fabulous festival.

Rochdale Borough is always brimming with family fun and festivals! Look at our full list of events.