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Dippy on Tour - Diplodocus Day at Rochdale Music Service Festival of Performing Arts

07 February 2020

Friday 07 February 2020
9am - 9pm

Rochdale Town Hall
The Esplanade
OL16 1AB


Come along to Rochdale's Festival of Performing Arts on this special Diplodocus Day to watch a variety of different performances which are all dinosaur related. This includes singing, dancing, drama, speeches and musical instrument performances.

The Diplodocus Day is a special addition to the 2020 festival, where you can watch a variety of different performances which are all dinosaur related.

We also encourage you to enter to perform on the day - it's FREE to perform on Diplodocus Day and anyone can enter, including adults, toddlers, students and more.

Various dinosaur themed events are being held in Rochdale to celebrate the long-awaited arrival of Dippy the Dinosaur.

Dippy - a 21m-long plaster-of-Paris cast of a Diplodocus carnegii skeleton - will be at Number One Riverside in Rochdale town centre between 10 February and 28 June 2020, as part of Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure.

Known to millions from its usual home in the Natural History Museum in London, the 292-bone skeleton will be used in Rochdale as the centrepiece of a display that will highlight local natural history and nature collections.

It is free to see Dippy and visit the Dippy exhibition.

Entry fee: Free

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