Coconut Dancers, they have been part of our local heritage since time immemorial, how many remember seeing them?
Rochdale Coconut Dance
Performed by Bellowhead at the Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2010. Rochdale Coconut Dance was traditionally performed at Rush Bearing Festivals around this area.
A great day out at Littleborough Rush Bearing Festival
The Great Hudson Street Fire The Great Hudson Street Fire was quite an event. Scores of people watched 50 firemen from Rochdale, Oldham, Bury, Heywood and Littleborough fight a spectacular fire in Hudson Street on Tuesday night, the 21st, at the premises of Rochdale Motor Panel and Engineering Limited. Within minutes of the outbreak being…
Inspiration for Denise’s books came from Littleborough where she lives with her husband Jeremy and son Rees. She developed her ideas for storylines and chapter settings during her walks around Littleborough including Hare Hill Park and along Rochdale Canal.
For tales of terror & horrifying hauntings and a fun entertaining evening get you cannot go wrong.
Discover Middleton Guided Walk will take you through the heart of old Middleton, revealing the great, good and gruesome.
Rochdale Darkside stars John Cole, who does a wonderful job of telling chilling tales from Rochdales Past.
My mother went to Parish Church School Rochdale c1924 onwards – this is the badge off her uniform.
Alternative route home, Tour De France
There seems to be a lot on in Littleborough leading up to the big event.
Your help with photos, the stories that go with them and calling in now and again to see what’s new will be greatly appreciated