Town Centre News

Pop Up Rochdale

A new and exciting PopUp opportunity is now available in Rochdale Town Centre. PopUps have become a 21st Century model for retailing, offering agile formats for brands to communicate specialist collections and offer the opportunity for collaboration. The Rochdale Business Improvement District is looking for independent traders, local artisans and producers (established businesses, successful online retailers or testing the market), who would like a trading opportunity for a week at a time in Rochdale Town Centre. We'll welcome applications for all types of products, including food, drink, clothing, toys, art, crafts, home furnishings or anything else you think would sell here in our vibrant town centre.


Street Eat returns to Rochdale for Bank Holiday weekend

Over 4,000 foodies flocked to the event last year – and fans of tasty treats are in for another Bank Holiday extravaganza with the return of the Street Eat festival. Food lovers looking for something to eat, drink and free entertainment, should head to Street Eat in Rochdale Town Hall Square on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May.


Sweet ending to food festival

Three local bakers are celebrating after winning prizes in this month’s Rochdale Food & Drink Festival cake competition.


Fine flavours at Rochdale’s food and drink festival feast

Crowds descended on Rochdale Town Hall this weekend for Rochdale Food & Drink Festival - staged for the second time on Saturday, with stalls, live cooking, star chefs, bars, workshops, family entertainment and music.


Recipe for success as new artisan market comes to Rochdale town centre

An artisan market, showcasing some of the best food and drink producers in the North West, is set to bring a taste of something different to Rochdale town centre.