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Wednesday 19 October - Monday 24 October 2016

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Booking is required unless stated otherwise.

 

Event Time Venue Price Booking
Pre-festival event: Kit de Waal - My Name is Leon Thursday 22 September 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 6pm-7.30pm Alkrington Library FREE
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Pre-festival event: James Nash - Seeing Things Differently - poetry workshop Thursday 29 September 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 6pm-7.30pm The Baum £2 Book online
Pre-festival event: National Poetry Day - open mic Thursday 6 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 7pm-8.30pm Rochdale Pioneers Museum FREE No booking required
Pre-festival event: An afternoon with Ann Cleeves Tuesday 18 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 1.30pm-2.30pm Rochdale Parish Church of St. Chad £7
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Amy Ramsay - Introduction to Philosophy: Why doesn’t Batman kill the Joker? Wednesday 19 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 5.30pm-6.30pm Touchstones £2
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Benet Brandreth - The Spy of Venice Wednesday 19 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 6pm-7pm Touchstones £5 Book online
Maxine Warner - The Wibberly Wobberly Tooth Thursday 20 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 1+ (Children under 14 must be accompanied by adult) 10am-11am Heywood Library FREE
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Hidden Tales from the Rochdale Underground Thursday 20 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 18+ 2pm-4pm Touchstones FREE
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Owen Jones - The Establishment: And how they get away with it Thursday 20 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 6pm-7pm The Curtain Theatre £5 for under 25s, £10 for £25+
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Testament - Ten Past The Tempest Thursday 20 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 7pm-8pm Hopwood Hall College Theatre Middleton £5 Book online
Project Jam Sandwich Thursday 20 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 7pm-10pm Church of St Barnabas £8.50 Book online
Mark Steel - Who Do I Think I Am? Thursday 20 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 8pm-10pm Middleton Arena £15 Book online
Afternoon tea with Elizabeth Chadwick Friday 21 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 2pm-4pm Rochdale Town Hall £12 Book online
The Wimpy Kid Show Friday 21 October 2016 Suitable for: 8+ (Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult) 5pm-6pm Touchstones £3 (One accompanying adult goes free with every child)
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Joanne Harris - Different Class Friday 21 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 6pm-7pm Number One Riverside £10 Book online
Simon Callow – One-Man Band Friday 21 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 8pm-9pm Number One Riverside £8 Book online
Adam Perrott - The Odds Saturday 22 October 2016 Suitable for: 7+ (Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.) 10.30am-11.30am Littleborough Library FREE (One accompanying adult goes free with every child.) Book online
John Piper’s Puppet Show (11am) Saturday 22 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 3+ (Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult) 11am-11.45am Touchstones £2 (One accompanying adult goes free with every child) Book online
Ian Townsend - Theatre writing workshop Saturday 22 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 11am-2pm Number One Riverside £4 Book online
Tales from the Giant Peach Saturday 22 October 2016 Suitable for: 3+ (Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult) 11am-3.30pm The Wheatsheaf Shopping Centre FREE No booking required
John Piper’s Puppet Show (1pm) Saturday 22 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 3+ (Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult) 1pm-1.45pm Touchstones £2 (One accompanying adult goes free with every child) Book online
Lyn G Farrell - The Wacky Man Saturday 22 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 1pm-2pm Hare Hill House £4 Book online
Adam Perrott - Stories and Songs Saturday 22 October 2016 Suitable for: Ages 3+ (Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.) 1.30pm-2.30pm Rochdale Pioneers Museum FREE Book online
Lesley-Ann Jones - Hero: David Bowie Saturday 22 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 1.30pm-2.30om Number One Riverside £6 Book online
Goat and Monkey - The Devil Speaks True (2pm) Saturday 22 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 2pm-3pm Touchstones £5 Book online
Nikesh Shukla - The Good Immigrant Saturday 22 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 3.30pm-4.30pm Rochdale Pioneers Museum £5 Book online
Mark Billingham and John Connolly in conversation Saturday 22 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 6.30pm-7.45pm Number One Riverside £8 Book online
Goat and Monkey - The Devil Speaks True (7.30pm) Saturday 22 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 7.30pm-8.30pm Touchstones £5 Book online
Alastair Campbell - Outside, Inside Saturday 22 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 8pm-9pm Number One Riverside £10 Book online
Festival Fringe Showcase Sunday 23 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 11am-3pm Bar Vibe Music Venue FREE No booking required
Ursula Holden Gill - Shakespeare Lives! Sunday 23 October 2016 Suitable for: 7+ (Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult) 12noon-1pm Rochdale Pioneers Museum £2 (One accompanying adult goes free with every child) Book online
David Mark - Dead Pretty Sunday 23 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 1pm-2pm Heywood Library £4 Book online
Ursula Holden Gill - Tell Tales Sunday 23 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 2pm-3pm Number Ten Gallery £3.50 Book online
Martin Rothery - Scribble a silly story Sunday 23 October 2016 Suitable for: 7+ (Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult) 2pm-3.30pm Rochdale Pioneers Museum FREE (One accompanying adult goes free with every child) Book online
Michelle Green - Seeds and Sparks – creative writing workshop Sunday 23 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 4pm-5.30pm Number Ten Gallery £3 Book online
Theatre Writing Showcase Sunday 23 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 6pm-7.30pm The Baum £3 Book online
Amani Creatives - Global Fusion Sunday 23 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 7pm-9pm Church of St Mary in the Baum FREE Book online
Jenny Eclair - How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane) Sunday 23 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 8pm-10pm Middleton Arena £17.50 Book online
Spells and Smells (10.30am) Monday 24 October 2016 Suitable for: 6+ (Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult) 10.30am-11.30am Ellenroad Engine House £2 (One accompanying adult goes free with every child) Book online
Sylvia & Ben in the Sweet Shop Den Monday 24 October 2016 Suitable for: 3+ (Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult) 11am-4pm Rochdale Exchange Shopping Centre FREE No booking required
Adam Perrott - Stories and Songs Monday 24 October 2016 Suitable for: Ages 3+ (Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.) 2pm-3pm Balderstone Library FREE
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Spells and Smells (2.30pm) Monday 24 October 2016 Suitable for: 6+ (Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult) 2.30pm-3.30pm Ellenroad Engine House £2 (One accompanying adult goes free with every child) Book online
Hannah Butterfield - 21,000 Miles of Rail (3pm) Monday 24 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 3pm-4pm M6 Studio £5 Book online
Hannah Butterfield - 21,000 Miles of Rail (7pm) Monday 24 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 7pm-8pm M6 Studio £5 Book online
Ian McMillan & Andrew McMillan - Volumes Monday 24 October 2016 Suitable for: Age 14+ 7pm-9pm Church of St Mary in the Baum £13 Book online
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