Local Events

As part of the Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival 2014

Bright Books just down the road on Shawclough, are hosting a warm up event on Thursday 16th October 6:45 - 9pm featuring Jackie Phillips a local (From Whitworth), prize winning poet.
The event will include musical interludes from a house band and refreshments, and it is FREE!
https://www.facebook.com/brightbooks?fref=ts

Whitworth Christmas Light Switch on
Date: Sun 23 November 2014, 5.30pm for 6pm start at the Riverside

New Year’s Day Duck Race
Date: Thursday 1 January 2015, race itself at 1pm (all on site for 12 noon at the latest) at Cowm Reservoir

Dates for 2015 / 2016 events.
The following dates were agreed by the committee:
Event 2015 2016
St George celebrations 19/4/15 24/4/16
Skyline Walk 17/5/15 TBC
Sports Festival 6/6 – 14/6/15 TBC
Scarecrow Festival 27/6 – 5/7/15 25/6 – 3/7/16
Family Fun Day 05/07/15 030/7/16
Rushcart 06/09/15 04/09/16
Christmas Lights 29/11/15 27/11/16

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