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Monday 14 October – Monday 21 October 2019

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Treasure in town! Pirates and adventure for children

There’s plenty of FREE events to keep young pirates happy at this year’s festival. From Saturday 10 October local shops are taking part in a ‘Pieces of Eight – Hunt the Pirate Challenge’. Find them on the map inside the children’s programme and follow the trail around 10 shops who will be displaying the name […]

Countdown begins as programme launched

With six weeks to go, the 12-page programme for the festival has been unveiled. Now in its third year and with more than 30 events covering music, readings, children’s shows, interviews, comedy, talks and more the festival runs from Friday 23 to Sunday 25 October and aims to excite audiences of all ages. To mark […]

Children’s programme

Exciting adventures and tales to be told are waiting for you at your local library – plus classic stories of pirates (and much more!) can be found in our Junior Maskew Collection at Rochdale Central Library. If you’re not already a library member, its free to join in. Download the children’s programme (1.5MB pdf)