Our guide to what you can do in and around the borough this weekend
Date published: 23 June 2022
Photo: SKW Events
Little Glastonboro takes place this weekend
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice by Jim Cartwright, Bowlee Car Boot Sale, We Should Definitely Have More Dancing, Fireground Museum Open Day, HAODS present Kinky Boots, Rochdale Ramblers walks, Falinge Park Community Hub Open Day, Little Glastonboro 2022 and Exhibitions: Mixed Media, Whose Voice? and The Football Art Prize - lots to do in and around the borough this weekend.
- Events happening all weekend
Fireground Museum Open Day – Fireground, Maclure Road
Open 10am - 4pm, Friday 24 and Saturday 25 June
Fire Museum attractions are on show including historic and recent day artifacts.
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice by Jim Cartwright – The Curtain Theatre, 7.30pm on Friday 24 – Saturday 25 June
Blown fuses, real and metaphorical, punctuate the action with flashes of pent up energy in this acclaimed play.
We Should Definitely Have More Dancing – Oldham Coliseum, Friday 24 June – Sunday 26 June
The amazing adventures of a woman with a fist in her head.
HAODS present Kinky Boots – Middleton Arena, Friday 24 – Saturday 25 June
Based on the 2005 film and inspired by a true story, this award-winning musical, with music by Cyndi Lauper, tells the story of Charlie Price.
Gallery Exhibition: Mixed Media – Littleborough Coach House, Saturday 25 June, 10am – 3pm & Sunday 26 June, 11.30am – 2.30pm
This exhibition consists of Littleborough Arts Society - Mixed Media.
Exhibition: The Football Art Prize – Touchstones Rochdale, Friday 25 - Sunday 26 June, Friday and Saturday open 10am - 5pm, Sunday open 10am - 4pm
To coincide with the 2022 World Cup year, Touchstones have created The Football Art Prize to celebrate art and football.
Exhibition: Whose Voice? – Touchstones Rochdale, Friday 25 - Sunday 26 June, Friday and Saturday open 10am - 5pm, Sunday open 10am - 4pm
Whose Voice? will explore the role that museums, art galleries and civic spaces play in contemporary society.
- Friday 24 June
Ace Lips Events – Comedy Night at The Flyer – Old Court Room, 8.30pm – 11pm
A fantastic line up of six comedians.
Let’s Fish! – Learn to Fish Taster Session – Healey Dell, 6pm - 9pm
Free one-to-one tuition from licensed coaches.
Rochdale Gramophone Society – St George’s Church Hall, 2pm - 4pm
Today's title is Members afternoon.
For a full list of Friday’s events see the Rochdale Online Events Diary:
- Saturday 25 June
Little Glastonboro 2022 – Littleborough Cricket Club, 1pm – 10pm
A music festival based in the village of Littleborough.
Falinge Park Community Hub Open Day – Falinge Park Community Hub, 10am – 2pm
Find out what's on at Falinge Community Park.
Mega Machines Day – Fireground, 10am – 4pm
Explore some of the biggest and most fascinating vehicles in the area.
World Scout Jam-and-Tea – Thrum Hall Church, 2pm
40th Rochdale Scouts fundraise to support one of their Scouts who has been selected for the World Scout Jamboree in South Korea 2023.
Friends of Holy Trinity Summer Fair – Holy Trinity C of E Primary School, 11am - 1pm
Fun for all the family with a fabulous selection of traditional tombolas and favourites.
Wonder Wall Planting Session – Crown Oil Arena, from 9am
Wonder Wall Planting Session this Saturday - volunteers welcome!
For a full list of Saturday’s events see the Rochdale Online Events Diary:
- Sunday 26 June
Bowlee Car Boot Sale and Market – Bowlee Community Park, 6am for sellers, 7am for public - 1.30pm
Bowlee Car Boot Sale & Market - one of the biggest in Greater Manchester.
Heywood Station Car Boot Sale Sundays – Heywood Staion, 8.30am
Car boot Sundays are back!
Alkrington Village Craft Market – Alkrington Community Centre, 10am – 3pm
Support your local small businesses and community.
Rochdale Ramblers – Sunday Walks – Around the 3 Reservoirs, Haslingden Grane, 10am
Moderate circular walk, distance 8 miles.
Rochdale AFC Military Veterans vs Burnley FC in the Community Military Veterans – Mayfield Sports Centre, 1pm kick-off
A charity football match.
Pride in the Park – Broadfield Park, 12pm – 5pm
An afternoon filled with queer joy, family fun, performances and creative and wellbeing activities for LGBTQIA+ people.
For a full list of Sunday’s events see the Rochdale Online Events Diary:
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