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Listen up – stage set for Rochdale’s festival feast

One of the biggest events on the borough’s cultural calendar – Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival kicks off on Friday 23 October 2015 with 3 days of workshops, music, readings, children’s shows, interviews, talks and more. Friday highlights include an evening of comedy and conversation with a performance from actress Helen Lederer. The Absolutely Fabulous […]

Spinning around the world

A live children’s theatre show featuring stars from television and stage and commissioned by Rochdale Literature and Ideas festival will premiere at Touchstones Arts and Heritage Centre later this month. Produced exclusively for the Rochdale Borough Council festival –  ‘Around the World in 80 Days’  follows Phileas Fogg, Passepartout and Inspector Fix as they journey to Egypt, […]

Tickets flying for Rochdale’s festival feast

The first 1,200 tickets for this year’s Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival have been snapped-up but there is still time to book a place on one of the festival’s many exciting events. Sales are up 35 per cent on this time last year and organisers are urging people to buy in advance rather than risk […]