Menu

COVID-19

In line with Government advice regarding non-essential social gatherings, many events in these listings have been cancelled or postponed. We are working to update individual listings as organisers or groups inform us of cancellations/postponements, so events may be listed here that are no longer going ahead. Please contact event organisers directly with any enquiries.

Local Events

Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival – Terry Caffrey: The Football Poet

16 October 2019

Wednesday 16 October 2019
5.30pm - 6.30pm

Touchstones Rochdale
The Esplanade
Rochdale
OL16 1AQ

Details:

Performance poet, Terry Caffrey, is the poet in residence at the National Football Museum, The Bridgewater Hall, and has been poet in residence at the National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield and Citadel theatre in St Helens. Terry is laid back, full of laughter, and keen to enthuse others with poetry.

Suitable for: Ages 8+ (Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult)

The festival box office is located at Touchstones Rochdale. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm.

Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival is aimed at celebrating and promoting the Maskew Collection of classic literature and philosophy at Rochdale Central Library, encouraging people to engage with books and ideas. Rochdale couple, Annie and Frank Maskew, met in Rochdale Library in the 1950s and shared a passion for reading and thinking. They left a sum of money to be used on resources and events related to literature and philosophy to ensure classic works are available for future generations.

Entry fee: Book in advance - £3


01706 924934

Send Message

Search Events in Rochdale

Promote your event for free in our comprehensive event section... Submit Now

Advertisement

Note:
While every care is taken in the compilation of our events section to ensure accuracy, Rochdale Online cannot guarantee that information has not changed since entry, nor can Rochdale Online be held responsible for errors contained herein. Please contact forms@rochdaleonline.co.uk to report any erroneous information.

While you are here...

...we have a small favour to ask; would you support Rochdale Online and join other residents making a contribution, from just £3 per month?

Rochdale Online offers completely independent local journalism with free access. If you enjoy the independent news and other free services we offer (event listings and free community websites for example), please consider supporting us financially and help Rochdale Online to continue to provide local engaging content for years to come. Thank you.

Support Rochdale Online