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Big event preview: Rochdale Digital Festival

Date published: 17 February 2017


If you’re reading this on your computer, tablet or phone you’re likely one of the millions already regularly using digital technology as a means of keeping in touch, shopping, entertainment and saving money. Technology can be of great benefit to all ages and what you can do with it is constantly changing - which makes Rochdale Digital Festival such a useful event for everyone, whether you don’t know your I-Pad from your elbow or you’re excited by discovering the next big thing!

This free festival - aimed at showing how useful, easy and fun to use technology can be - is at Number One Riverside in Rochdale town centre on Saturday 4 March from 10am until 4pm. Organised by Rochdale Borough Council, in partnership with BBC Radio Manchester, who will be broadcasting live, a visit will improve your digital skills with hands-on help and advice for all.

Things to look out for

Councillor Daalat Ali, the council’s Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods and Community said:

“Digital technology is revolutionising what we do and how we do it, so this festival is a great opportunity to be inspired as well as learn lots of useful things that can help you day to day. It’s going to be another unmissable day for local residents, helping you do more online, whatever your level.”

There will be friendly faces on hand to show how easy it can be and tablets, phones and computers will be available for you to try.

For the full line up, timings and more about the festival visit:

Take a photo of yourselves in the festival frame during your visit, share it using #RDFest17 and be in with a chance of winning your own tablet!


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