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Dale On Side For Rochdale's Feel Good Festival

4 July 2017

Club News

Dale On Side For Rochdale's Feel Good Festival

4 July 2017

We’re delighted to announce that Dale are backing this summer’s Rochdale Feel Good Festival and have again signed up to be one of the event’s main sponsors.

As part of the agreement, the club will be an official festival partner, marketing the event to their thousands of fans during pre-season and at the Crown Oil Arena during their opening game in August.

We will again take part in the festival itself, with Manager Keith Hill holding a mini training session for Junior Dale fans on the Friday. There will be a festival club shop selling the club's new training wear and replica shirts on the Friday and Saturday, plus guest appearances by their mischievous mascot Desmond the Dragon!

Rochdale Football Club’s Sales and marketing manager Frances Fielding said: “We always get an amazing response at Rochdale Feel Good Festival. It’s the biggest event in the borough and it’s an event that a lot of our fans look forward to.”

Rochdale Manager Keith Hill added: “Myself, Chris Beech and a few of the players will be attending on the Friday afternoon and holding a mini training session for the kids to take part in. Rochdale Feel Good Festival is a great event. We’re looking forward to it and we're happy to be involved once again.”

Councillor Janet Emsley cabinet member for neighbourhoods, community and culture stated: “Working with partners like Rochdale AFC and connecting with their thousands of supporters helps the council to deliver this wonderful event and tell more people about it, so we’re looking forward to working with Rochdale AFC again. The event continues to grow in popularity and as we prepare to celebrate our tenth birthday we’re planning to make it the best one yet.”

Rochdale Feel Good Festival returns on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 August, for another showcase of entertainment, food and culture.

The festival which is celebrating its 10th birthday will include live music across indoor venues, a main stage sponsored by The Flying Horse Hotel, a quality food court and family entertainment.

The main stage will be headlined by Razorlight, on a packed two day line-up which also includes Manchester’s Baked A La Ska, RedFaces, Pacific, Daft Punk The Tribute, Marbelhead Johnson, The Bright Black, The Karpets fronted by Tom Hingley, Honeyfeet, DJ Dave Sweetmore, the Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band, the Delphina Kings, The Recreation and Joe Dunne plus more to be announced.

The festival is funded by the council together with sponsorship from The Flying Horse Hotel, Rochdale Football Club, Metrolink, O2 Rochdale, The Royal Toby, Rochdale Town Centre Management and Rochdale Sixth Form College.

For more visit, go to or connect with the festival on twitter @FeelGoodFest


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