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

Date published: 14 February 2019

Valloween 2019, Community Film Club, Rochdale Festival of Performing Arts, Ramblers Walk, Milnrow Litter Pick, Motown & 60’s Dance Party, Rochdale Churches Time to Feel Alive, Fundraiser for Stacey Parker and Sunday Morning Judo Sessions - lots to do in and around the borough this weekend.

  • Events happening all weekend

Rochdale Churches Alive II: Time To Feel Alive! – Champness Hall, Sat 16 & Sun 17 Feb, 6.30pm

Two events at Champness Hall this weekend with worship, prayer and wisdom from guest speaker Mission 24 - Jonathan Conrathe.


The Haunting – The Curtain Theatre, Fri 15 & Sat 16 Feb, 7.30pm

A ghostly mystery, stitched together from five stories by Charles Dickens and adapted by Hugh Janes. The last show will be Saturday 16 February.


  • Friday 15 February

Rochdale Festival of Performing Arts – Rochdale Town Hall, 10am onwards

Today is a recorders and strings session.


Exhibition: The Seeing Eye – Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre, 10am – 3.30pm

Your last chance to see an exhibition of photographs where you can see local views and scenes from around the world.


Police Surgery for Syke & Healey Residents – Syke Community Base, 6pm – 7pm

If you have any local issues or concerns you can voice them at a police surgery.


Live Music: Bleeding Hearts – The Flying Horse Hotel, band on 10pm

Playing a range of Folk, Punk and Rock.


Live Music: Mean Business (Motown Night) – Empire Rochdale, 6pm – 4am

A 12 piece classic motown soul anthems band.


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


  • Saturday 16 February

Rochdale Ramblers Saturday Walk – Blackstone Edge, 10am

Meet at Lydgate, Littleborough for this moderate 8 mile walk.


Community Litter Pick – Smith Hill, Milnrow, 11am

1 hour of litterpicking to make our area neat and clean - bags, picker and gloves provided.


All 2gether Now Project – Status 4 All Leisure Garden & Allotments, 12noon – 2pm

Families can take part in outdoor activities from growing your own produce, to mini sports including orienteering.


Ian Newman Community Film Club – Bamford Chapel & Norden URC, film begins 7pm

This sessions film is Darkest Hour (2017). A thrilling and inspiring true story about World War II and Winston Churchill.


Shout! Motown & 60’s Dance Party – Ratcliffe Bars, 7pm – 1am

Celebrating shout night’s 5th anniversary with DJ Dave Sweetmore and DJ Nick Robinson.


Valloween 2019 – Rochdale Ukrainian Club, 8pm – 1am

Annual rock night with live music from Cobolt Collision, a raffle, tombola, silly games and fancy dress encouraged.


Live Music: Furious Styles – The Flying Horse Hotel, band on 10pm

Playing classic and contemporary covers.


Live Music: Viva La Coldplay – Empire Rochdale, 6pm – 4am

Touring extensively for 10 years, Viva La Coldplay recreate a real Coldplay experience.


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


  • Sunday 17 February

Sunday Morning Fitness Sessions – Rochdale Judo Club, 10am – 11am

These sessions will help develop strength, balance, co-ordination and agility.


Fundraiser for Stacey Parker – Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre, meet 11.30am

A sponsored walk around Blackstone Edge as workers at Rochdale council fundraise for their former colleague, Stacey Parker.


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


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