Our guide to what you can do in and around the Borough this weekend

Date published: 20 April 2017

St George's Day parades, concerts and celebrations, Planet Circus, Hollingworth Lake Easter Fun Fair, Spiritual Extravaganza, Karaoke Competition, Mum2mum Market, Dances, Afternoon Teas, Bands, Quizzes - lots to do round the borough for all the family.

  • All weekend

Planet Circus The WOW Factor!!!, Weekdays 5pm & 7.30pm Sat 2pm & 5pm Sun 1pm & 3.30pm, Bowlee

This year’s super show features: The world’s most dangerous circus act Team Brazil in The Splitting Globe of Death, with motorcyclists speeding around inside a steel cage at over 60mph

Hollingworth Lake Easter Fun Fair

All the fun of the fair comes to Hollingworth Lake for the annual Easter Fun Fair.

Spiritual Extravaganza, 10am - 5pm, Bury Town Hall

Two-day Mind Body Sprit Festival with 38 Exhibitors, with Talks & Demos

  • Friday 21 April

Rochdale Karaoke Competition, 8pm - 4am, Empire Rochdale

Rochdale Karaoke Stars Live performances and Star Host Danny Dearden (Rochdale's X-Factor T.V Star - Danny featured in the 2014 season of X Factor

St George's Night Concert, 7.30pm, Milnrow Cricket Club

Come and join us at Milnrow Cricket Club on Friday 21 April for a St George's celebration concert, which includes a Pie and Pea supper

Rochdale & Oldham Samaritans 50th Anniversary Ladies Fashion Show, Doors at 7pm. Show starts at 7.30pm, Rochdale Sports Club

Ex high street fasion at 50% or more off. M&S, Wallis, New Look, Oasis, Topshop, Next (subject to availability). Clothing available to try on and buy on the night.

Gibbons Prima Dance 50/50 Charity Ball, Doors 7.00pm Start 8.00pm, Rochdale Town Hall

Ballroom 50/50 Dance in support of Springhill Hospice. The mayors appeal for Springhill.

Celebratory Afternoon Tea, 2pm - 4pm, St Clement's Church hall

Come and join us for a celebratory afternoon tea (Easter, the Queen's Birthday, St George's Day) it is a social, relaxing afternoon

For a full list of Friday's events see the Rochdale Online Events Diary

  • Saturday 22 April

Mum2mum Market Oldham and Rochdale, 1pm - 3pm, Oldham Academy North

Turn your clutter into cash! Make some money from your children's unwanted clothes and toys and book a stall at our sale at mum2mum Market nearly new sale.

Milnrow's Two Rivers, 12 noon, Moorhouse Methodist Church

Digital AV show about the River Beal and Stanney Brook. Also, Digital AV "The River Roch" By Brennan Nield.

Car Wash & Cake Fundraiser, 10.00am, Thrum Hall Methodist Church

Do you have a mucky car? Do you like tea and cake? Yes? Well you are in luck. We are hosting a Car Wash and Cake fundraiser so you can sit and eat cake while you watch us working hard cleaning your car.

Paws on Hearts Sponsored Dog Walk, 10.30am, Cowm Reservoir

Sponsored Dog walk to raise money for Paws on Hearts Animal rehoming charity. Everyone welcome to join this local community event and raise money for a worthy cause.

St Andrew's, Dearnley celebrate St George's Night, 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start, Saint Andrew Church, Dearnley

The ever-popular Wardle Anderson Band will make it's annual appearance at St Andrew's, Church, Dearnley on Saturday, 22 April, to celebrate St George's Night.

Quiz Night, 7pm for 7.30pm, St. Martin's Community Hall

Quiz Night for Castleton, multiple choice answers so everyone can have a go. Prizes and raffle, bring your own eats and drinks

For a full list of Saturday’s events see the Rochdale Online Events Diary

  • Sunday 23 April

Middleton Scout and Guide Associations St George’s Day Procession, Service 2.00pm, Parade 3.00pm, Middleton Parish Church – St Leonard’s

2.00pm service at St Leonard’s, Middleton Parish Church 3.00pm Parade from Jubillee Park, behind the Library into Middleton Gardens

Heywood Scout and Guide Associations St George’s Day Service and Parade, 2.30pm
Harwood Park Primary School to St Luke’s Church, Heywood

St George’s Day Service and Parade Sunday 23 April 2.30pm from Harwood Park Primary School. 3.00pm service at St Luke’s St Luke’s Church, Heywood

Rochdale Scout and Guide Associations St George’s Day Service and Parade, 2.00pm, Rochdale Parish Church to Town Centre

2.00pm service at Rochdale Parish Church Approx 3.00pm parade down Church Lane, along Fleece Street and past the Town Hall where the salute will be taken by the District Commissioner, Alan Sharkey, accompanied by the Mayor and Mayoress

Whitworth to celebrate patron Saint George in style, 2.00pm, Procession starting at the corner of Market Street and Tong Lane

On Sunday 23 April 2017, the town of Whitworth in the Rossendale Valley will hold its annual celebration of England’s patron saint, St George

St George's Day Fun Day, 12.00pm - 6.00pm, The Olde Boar’s Head

Celebrate St George's day with us at one of the countries oldest inn's. Food music beer and entertainment.

Afternoon Tea Concert, 2pm start, Littleborough Coach House
Littleborough Brass Band and Training Band

Jazz on a Sunday: Old Fashioned Love Band, 8.00pm, Newtown National Club

For a full list of Sunday’s events see the Rochdale Online Events Diary

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