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

Date published: 04 January 2018

Live bands at The Empire and the Ratcliffe Arms, slimming clubs, WAMDS presents Aladdin, organ recitals, photo exhibitions from Luke Moseley and Jason Keegan, A Peek into the Pioneers, Leisurely Walks with Rochdale Ramblers - lots to do for all the family...

• All weekend

Exhibition: Luke Moseley & Jason Keegan - Littleborough Coach House

Photography exhibition.
Contact the Coach House if interested in exhibiting your work
Exhibitions are generally mounted in the Heritage Centre and Victoria Room. Most items on display are available to purchase.

WAMDS presents Aladdin - St John's Hall (Friday and Saturday only)

Whitworth Amateur Musical & Dramatic Society present Aladdin.
For children young and old. A classic pantomime not to be missed.

• Friday 05 January 2018

Live Band: Limehouse Lizzy (Thin Lizzy tribute) - The Ratcliffe Bar & Function Suites

The world’s original and leading Thin Lizzy fully-live tribute band:
Limehouse Lizzy live at Rochdale FC for their 25th anniversary tour 1993 - 2018.

Live Band: RailerMania - The Empire Rochdale

RailerMainia - pop music with hobnail boots on.
Covers Reggae, Pop, Indie, Oldies, Rock, and Classic Rock with Gaz: Vox, Rob: Guitar, Wildman: Bass, Andy Animal: Drums and Backing Vox.

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

Saturday 06 January 2018

Rochdale Ramblers - Saturday Leisurely Walks Elton and Withens
Meet at start 1.00pm. The start is Whiehead Car Park, Bury, BL8 2LR.
Meet Time for Car Sharing: 12.15pm

Volunteers needed to create a Winter Wonderwall at Rochdale AFC - Crown Oil Arena

A Winter Wonderwall at Rochdale AFC, is being created by planting hundreds of winter plants and we are looking for volunteers, planting is on Saturday 6 January between 10.00am – 12.00 noon, bring your own trowels.

A Peek into the Pioneers - Rochdale Pioneers Museum

Join museum staff for a talk that will take you back to 1844.
Learn how the Rochdale Pioneers opened their co-op shop on Toad Lane and why the principles of co-operation are so important worldwide today.

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

• Sunday 07 January 2018

Organ Recital Rochdale Parish Church - St Chad's

A rare performance of Messiaen's iconic organ suite (La Nativité du Seigneur) given by Jeff Ramsdale (Worsley Parish Church) with Ephiphany-tide hymns, readings and special refreshments.

Jazz on a Sunday: Hallam/Roberts Quintet - Newtown National Club
Hallam/Roberts Quintet.
Ground floor.
Free car park.
Concert starts at 8.00pm.

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

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