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

Date published: 24 November 2017


Rochdale Christmas light switch on & Christmas markets, fashion shows, boutique baby sales, concerts, a knitted bible display, live bands and cinema shows - lots to do round the borough for all the family.

The Full Monty – Heywood Civic Centre, Fri 24 & Sat 25 7.15pm

Rochdale Musical Theatre Company presents The Full Monty for over 18’s only.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/47823/

Christmas Market – Horse Carrs Coffee House, 10.00am to 3.00pm 

Christmas Market stalls selling various gift items such as knitwear, children's clothes, dressed teddies and much more.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/50620/

Dave Spikey: Juggling on a Motorbike – Middleton Arena, 7.45pm

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of his comedy career, in this show Dave will look back at his remarkable life.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/46177/

A Reet Good Lancashire Neet – The Riverside (Whitworth Civic Hall), 7.30pm

A charity concert to celebrate Lancashire day.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/49418/

Local carers can learn about the advice, help and support they are entitled to – The Royal Toby Hotel, 9.30am to 2.00pm

An event packed with useful information to help carers in their vital role supporting and looking after loved ones.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/50959/

Live Band: Funk Soul City (Party Covers band) – Empire Rochdale, 8.00pm to 4.00am

Funk Soul City are a lively 7-piece band from the North West, bringing you classic Blues, Soul and Rock N Roll covers.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/50963/

Whittaker Moss PTA Fundraising Fashion Show – Rochdale Rugby Union Football Club, 7.00pm

This is a fashion show with a bit of a difference… the models walk around the tables instead of down a catwalk! A fantastic night out for you ladies.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/51148/

The Knitted Bible Display - Alkrington & Providence United Reformed Church, 10.00am till 3.00pm and 7.00pm till 9.00pm

We currently have 34 knitted scenes from the Bible on display. Entry is free.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/51197/

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

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/search?searchvalue=24-11-2017&searchtype=date

Boutique Baby Sale – Rochdale Masonic Hall, 1.30pm till 3.00pm 

We will be holding a fabulous table top sale of pre-loved quality baby and children's items. £2 entry, children are free.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/49617/

Rochdale Christmas Market and Lights Switch On – Rochdale Town Hall, 1.00pm till 5.30pm

As darkness falls we'll be lighting up the spectacular town hall in a flood of colours, followed by the big switch-on and fireworks to officially open the festive season.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/50875/

Live Band: Soul City Sounds – The Flying Horse Hotel, 10.00pm

Join us for another night of Soul and Motown!

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/48956/

Live Band: Transmission (Joy Division Tribute) – Empire Rochdale, 8.00pm till 4.00am

Devoted to recreating the atmosphere of a live Joy Division gig, Transmission emulate the sound of one of the most inventive, evocative and influential groups of their era.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/50965/

The Jager Maestros Oompah Band Fundraiser – Littleborough Cricket Club, 7.30pm

Lots of fun raising money for B.I.R.D (Brain Injury Rehabilitation Development) who help Littleborough lass Debbie Ainscow, who suffered a devastating stroke.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/49312/

An afternoon of Baroque music by Northern Baroque Orchestra – St Edmund’s Church Falinge, 2.00pm till 5.00pm

Join the northern Baroque Orchestra for their winter concert, in the beautiful setting that is St. Edmund's Falinge, a Grade 1 Listed heritage gem in Rochdale.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/49620/

Littleborough Christmas Fair – United Reformed Church, 11.00am till 2.00pm

With the Wardle Community Band and a variety of stalls. Lunches will be served.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/51058/

Cinema Saturday presents The Wizard of Oz – Rochdale Pioneers Museum, 10.30am till 12.30pm

Tuck shop available on site.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/51156/

Cats Protection Rochdale Christmas Tombola – Rochdale Exchange Shopping Centre, 10.00am till 12.00pm

Support our work with the cats of the Rochdale area and win all your Christmas presents at the same time!

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/51157/

Roch Valley Radio Quiz Night – Fairfield General Hospital, 8.00pm start

An evening to raise awareness, raise funds and a great way to promote the service that we provide to patients, staff and visitors.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/51167/

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

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/search?searchvalue=25-11-2017&searchtype=date

Whitworth Christmas Lights Switch On – The Riverside (Whitworth Civic Hall), doors open 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start 

Father Christmas will arrive at the outdoor stage at 6.00pm, followed by the competition presentation and the light switch on.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/50596/

Save Samantha Mad Hatter’s Tea Party – Littleborough Cricket Club, 3.00pm till 5.00pm

Price will include afternoon tea, story time, craft corner, glitter tattoos, themed party games and there will be a competition for best hat or fancy dress (optional).

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/50195/

Live Band: Biscuit Face (the bands last ever gig) – Empire Rochdale, 6.00pm till 2.00am

Well known local 4-piece band who specialise in Rock covers. Please all attend and show your support and say goodbye to Biscuit Face.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/50968/

Service of Thanksgiving for the Queen’s 70th Wedding Anniversary – The Heywood Pub and Heywood Memorial Gardens, 1.00pm meet

In Heywood the Lancashire Veterans Association and the Aden Veterans Association will be co-hosting an afternoon of entertainment and Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance to celebrate Lancashire Day.

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/51154/

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

https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/events/search?searchvalue=26-11-2017&searchtype=date

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