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.
Press releases • May 08, 2014 17:03 BST
Jackie Kay MBE has confirmed an appearance at Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival later this year.
Press releases • Mar 25, 2014 11:26 GMT
A young autistic man and published poet is using the power of the written word and libraries to help cope with his condition.
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.
Press releases • Oct 23, 2013 14:27 BST
The borough’s budding Byrons, Betjemans and Carol Ann Duffys are invited to put pen to paper, keyboard to computer or text to tablet and compose a poem about the local area.
Press releases • Oct 03, 2013 15:11 BST
Press releases • Sep 26, 2013 11:41 BST
Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival is only weeks away, but you don’t need to wait - special free preview events are being held across the borough and further details of the first two have been announced.