Our guide to what you can do in and around the borough this weekend
Date published: 05 September 2019
Photo: Craig Shaw - Blu Planet Photography
Wardle Village Fete will be hosted for a 5th year on Saturday 7 September at Wardle Recreational Ground, 11am - 3.30pm
Wardle Village Fete, Mum2Mum Market Rochdale, Ride In, Rock Out! Bikeshow, The Drifters Live, Rochdale Hornets v Bradford Bulls, Barmy Bingo, Craft & Coffee Morning, Heywood Seven Stars & Bury Palais Reunion, Jazz on a Sunday and Birch Community Engagement Day - lots to do in and around the borough this weekend.
- Friday 6 September
Craft & Coffee Morning – Christ Church, Healey, 10am – 12noon
Enjoy a variety of crafts over a cuppa and a chat.
Barmy Bingo – The Riverside, doors open 7pm – 11.30pm
The first game will be at 8pm with strobe lighting, loud music and dancing encouraged.
Live: The Drifters – Middleton Arena, 7pm – 9.15pm
Performing all their classic hits from the last six decades.
Live Music: These Smiths + DJ Dave Sweetmore – Empire Rochdale, 6pm – 4am
The Smiths and Morrisey tribute hosted by Revolution Radio DJ Dave Sweetmore.
For a full list of Friday’s events see the Rochdale Online Events Diary:
- Saturday 7 September
PCA Manchester – Middleton Arena, registration starts 10am, show starts 12noon
The UK's best bodybuilders and fitness models will be competing to qualify for the 2019 PCA Finals in October.
Wardle Village Fete – Wardle Recreational Ground, 11am – 3.30pm
Stalls, food, crafts, donkeys, ice cream, fairground rides and a fun dog show.
Mum2Mum Market Rochdale – Heywood Sports Village, 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Sell any of your preloved, high quality items for children aged 0-6 years.
Heywood Seven Stars & Bury Palais Reunion – The Heywood Pub, 7.30pm – midnight
Dance and sing to the swinging music of the sixties - Beatles, Rolling Stones, Motown and more.
Live Music: Elton John Tribute Show – Empire Rochdale, 6pm – 4am
Performed by Jimmy Love & The Rocket Man Band from 10pm.
For a full list of Saturday’s events see the Rochdale Online Events Diary:
- Sunday 8 September
Birch Community Engagement Day – Wardle High School (Anderson Suite & Car Park), 11am – 3pm
Free fun day to bring the community together and a chance to meet your neighbourhood support network.
Ride In, Rock Out! Bikeshow 2019 – Rochdale Town Hall Square, 12noon – 5pm
With all profits going to Moorland Children’s Home, enjoy live bands, craft stalls, food and real ales plus trophies for the bike show categories.
Queen's Park Car Boot Sale – Queen’s Park, 12noon – 3pm
Sellers should arrive at the tennis courts for 11am to set up their stall.
Toy Story Afternoon Tea – Queen’s Park Café, 12noon - 3pm
Fun Toy story themed craft activities for the children including making your very own Forky.
Rochdale Hornets v Bradford Bulls – Crown Oil Arena, 3pm kick off
The final fixture of the 2019 season.
Jazz on a Sunday – Newtown National Club, doors 7.15pm
Tonight we welcome Tame Valley Stompers.
For a full list of Sunday’s events see the Rochdale Online Events Diary:
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