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Willy Russell confirmed as literature festival guest

Willy Russell confirmed as literature festival guest

Press Releases   •   Sep 04, 2014 10:46 BST

Legendary dramatist, lyricist and composer Willy Russell will be amongst a host of big names at next month’s Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival.

Literature festival venues named

Literature festival venues named

Press Releases   •   Aug 13, 2014 11:55 BST

The official venues for Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival have been announced. Twelve venues will be hosting more than 40 live events during the celebration of literature, drama, dance, music, theatre, film and visual arts in October.

Tickets for Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival go on sale

Tickets for Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival go on sale

Press Releases   •   Jul 29, 2014 12:31 BST

Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival.

Longfella brings poetry and punchlines to Rochdale’s Literature feast

Longfella brings poetry and punchlines to Rochdale’s Literature feast

Press Releases   •   Jul 09, 2014 15:13 BST

One of the UK’s most renowned performance poets has been confirmed on the line up for this year’s Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival.

Bees and breakfast – Television presenter Bill Turnbull joins festival headliners

Bees and breakfast – Television presenter Bill Turnbull joins festival headliners

Press Releases   •   Jul 03, 2014 11:21 BST

Television presenter Bill Turnbull will be one of the headline speakers at this year’s Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival.

International festival star confirms Rochdale performance

International festival star confirms Rochdale performance

Press Releases   •   May 08, 2014 17:03 BST

Jackie Kay MBE has confirmed an appearance at Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival later this year.

Poet Ian Mcmillan set for Rochdale’s literature feast

Poet Ian Mcmillan set for Rochdale’s literature feast

Press Releases   •   Mar 28, 2014 10:41 GMT

The line-up for this year’s Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival is shaping up to be a cracker.

Dave Spikey’s festival show

Dave Spikey’s festival show

Press Releases   •   Mar 17, 2014 12:29 GMT

Double British Comedy Award Winner Dave Spikey will be performing at Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival this autumn.

Lucy and literature – singing star gives festival the x-factor

Lucy and literature – singing star gives festival the x-factor

Press Releases   •   Feb 27, 2014 11:48 GMT

Pop star Lucy Spraggan will be amongst the famous names taking part in Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival this autumn.

Children Get Animated About Library Mural

Children Get Animated About Library Mural

Press Releases   •   Feb 12, 2014 13:44 GMT

Artists have been harnessing schoolchildren’s imagination and creativity to craft cheerful wall murals at Rochdale Central Library to form a lasting legacy to last year’s first Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival.

Save the dates! – Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival, 24-26 October

Save the dates! – Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival, 24-26 October

Press Releases   •   Feb 06, 2014 14:51 GMT

Dates for Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival were announced today. The festival will run from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 October this year, with organisers promising a feast of events and another stellar line up covering drama, comedy, dance, music, theatre, films, visual arts and children’s shows. Preview events will also be held across the borough earlier in October.

Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival 2014 confirmed

Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival 2014 confirmed

Press Releases   •   Jan 17, 2014 11:41 GMT

Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival will return this year, with organisers promising another feast of events covering drama, dance, music, theatre, films, visual arts and children’s shows. The three day festival will be staged this October, with dates to be announced next month.

Rochdale - In The Media

Rochdale - In The Media

Blog posts   •   Nov 05, 2013 10:44 GMT

Forget McDonald's, it's time to shout about Rochdale's cultural heritage! The Guardian, 25 October 2013.

Rochdale’s first Literature and Ideas Festival off to flying start

Rochdale’s first Literature and Ideas Festival off to flying start

Press Releases   •   Nov 04, 2013 15:00 GMT

A passion for literature and ideas was there for all to see in Rochdale as arts lovers descended on the town at the weekend. Rochdale was full of inspiration, laughter and creativity from Friday to Sunday as the town staged their first Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival.

Book a place to meet author

Book a place to meet author

Press Releases   •   Oct 23, 2013 15:01 BST

Blog a day in your life

Blog a day in your life

Press Releases   •   Oct 03, 2013 14:40 BST

A meeting with the Poet Laureate and an iPad Mini are up for grabs for the winner of Rochdale Borough Council’s blogging competition.