Dippy is here for Halloween, and that can only mean one thing - Spookysaurus!
Check out the video, if you dare!!!
Facebook Video Link - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2686297141621468
With Halloween around the corner and Dippy still proudly housed inside Number One Riverside, Rochdale BID have come up with a fantastic Dino-Spooky hybrid inspired halloween programme which can be viewed here and printed:
This Halloween, Rochdale Town Centre will offer you and the family the perfect chance to rediscover the centres ghostly charms- offering the perfect chance for little and big kids everywhere to get in on the spooky October action.
From ghost to witches to devils and vampires, whether you are dressing up in fancy dress, watching a scary movie, or simply taking the opportunity to enjoy a family meal in the town centre, make sure you check out this guide to the spooky activities taking place.
Highlights of the Halloween programme:
Flap Cap 3
The Flat Cap 3 are a good time band who entertained visitors to Rochdale
Town Centre throughout the summer. They will be returning to the town centre on Saturday 31st October to perform ghoulishly entertaining songs around the town centre. So be prepared to be
entertained as the band perform a range of frightful Halloween tracks.
REEL Cinema - Special Halloween programme
With Halloween upon us, Reel Cinema are slicing open the horror genre to bring you a great selection of Halloween movies.
To keep up to date of the full listing of Halloween movies, please follow REEL
cinemas Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/reelrochdale/
Terrifying Tales for Terrible People at Touchstones
Are you a nose picking, trump sniffing, totally terrible person? You are? Well then, get yourself to Touchstone’s Terrifying Tales for Terrible People – a socially distanced storytelling session filled with goblins, ghosts and ghoulish humour. It’ll be terribly terrifying and scarily silly! See you there. Suitable for children aged 7+ and their families.
This Halloween discover the town centre through the Coffee Trail
Rochdale town centre is devoted to good coffee and follow this trail to find out why.
There are currently 9 coffee shops on the trail, and once you have visited them all you can receive
a reusable coffee cup, created from recycled plastic, specially designed by The Paper Concept, which provides high quality alternatives to single-use plastics. Anyone can complete the trail at their own pace in a week, month, or even a year! It’s a fun way to enjoy the town centre coffee scene at your leisure.
So, this Halloween whether you are a lover of pumpkin spice lattes, mad about Halloween caramel mocha or all about a chilling americano, you are sure to find what you crave.
To find out more about the coffee trail, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/rochdaletowncentre/videos/2823675564575132
The LoyalFree app is brimming with fun and frightening local deals, events and trails for you to enjoy all year round.
Halloween is not just about ghouls and ghosts, why not use it as an excuse to treat yourself and others! Head over to the deals section of the LoyalFree app to save money in your favourite local businesses. Check out a few of the hauntingly good offers available near you below:
- 10% off at The Fragrance Shop
- 10% off at GW Menswear
- Get your 10th coffee free at Caffè Grande Abaco
- Harry Ramsden main meal x 2 for £10 at Mecca bingo
Plus, get out and about to make the most of what Rochdale has to offer with the trails feature of the app. Have some socially distanced fun and check out the Mural Trail - a walking tour of all the amazing street art in the area.
Looking for a good cackle? LoyalFree have pulled together all the best virtual and socially distanced events near you with the dedicated local events section on the app - it couldn’t be easier!
View all the offers and start saving by downloading the app for free here: https://bit.ly/34owDP3 or download the app for Android or iOS by searching ‘LoyalFree’ on the app stores.
Ghost and Ghouls Hunt
Following February’s highly popular Dino Hunt you and the family will be able to continue this prehistoric adventure by participating in the all new Ghost and Ghouls Hunt!
The Ghost and Ghoul Hunt is a fun and safe activity, running throughout Halloween, promoting and elevating the dinosaur takeover that is gripping the town centre, creating enthusiasm for all thing’s dinosaurs and now, the undead!
The Ghost and Ghoul Hunt will guide you around the town centre, exploring the high street and both shopping centres searching for some wanted posters of 6 pesky escaped ghosts and ghouls.
6 clues, 6 Ghostly Posters, 6 letters!!!
Using a spooky map, you and your family can locate 6 posters to find a letter (one letter
per poster). Add the letters to the text box on the map, to spell out a topical word.
Submit the map into the letter box outside the BID office (located within Wheatsheaf Centre) or email it to email@example.com to be in with a chance of winning a prize!
There is a spooky secret if you use the QR code on the poster! Give it a try!
You can view the Halloween guide at:
20 Oct 2020