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Young producers needed for Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival 2017

Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival’s new Young Programming & Producing Team is calling for all 16 to 25 year olds in the borough interested in music, theatre, or the arts generally, to get in touch. A pioneering scheme will support four young people from diverse backgrounds to help programme events in the 2017 festival. Working […]

Dive in – our programme is out now!

With 7 weeks to go, our 20-page programme has been released. More than 900 tickets have already been sold and Councillor Janet Emsley, Cabinet Member for Culture, Health and Wellbeing at Rochdale Borough Council said it is looking like being a record year: “Initial ticket sales are strong and I am really excited to see […]

30% off festival tickets this month

There’s a third off festival tickets during August 2016 so we’re urging you to get yours early and save money. Tickets for almost all festival shows are now available with an early bird 30% off until 4pm on 26 August. From Friday 12 August 2016 you can also book and collect tickets in person from […]

Best-selling crime duo to talk at festival

2 internationally acclaimed crime writers will be appearing at the festival. Our 6-day festival in October 2016 will include the multiple award winning Mark Billingham and John Connolly ‘In Conversation,’ chatting about their best-selling novels and the murky world of crime fiction. Mark’s series of novels featuring D.I. Tom Thorne has twice won him the Crime […]