Touchstones

Touchstones
The Esplanade, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 1AQ
  • Telephone 01706 924492
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Alice Jones

Alice Jones's background is deeply rooted in the English folk tradition, and the music that she makes instantly reflects this strong influence. Her distinctive voice and innovative style lends a fresh, modern perspective to traditional material and brings new life to old songs.

Fri 26 May

£6 / 01706 924492

Clare Kenny: Industrial Romantic

Gallery Three & Four Clare Kenny works with a variety of materials such as found objects, building materials, neon and photography. Through subtle gestures and assemblages, and drawing on her own history, memories and experience, Kenny frequently adapts a personal story, proposing a new narrative and exploring the…

Tue 2 May

Free / 01706 924492

Wed 3 May

Free / 01706 924492

Thu 4 May

Free / 01706 924492

…and 47 more dates until 8 Jul

Dan Walsh

7.30pm | £6 With guest appearances alongside Joss Stone, the Levellers and Seth Lakeman; Dan Walsh's unique and eclectic musicianship has stunned audiences across the world. He is touted as being one of the finest banjo players in the UK as well as a superb singer, songwriter and guitarist.

Fri 28 Jul

£6 / 01706 924492

Double Bubble

7.30pm | £6 Star of stage and screen, and fresh from her appearance as Gracie Fields in the hit theatre show, 'Our Gracie'; Rochdale's own Sue Devaney joins us for a night of music and laughter with her act Double Bubble.

Fri 30 Jun

£6 / 01706 924492

Half Moon Presents Boys Don't

3pm | £6 Who picks up the pieces when boys hide their feelings? What's a boy to do? From the playground to the classroom, from home to the uncharted waters of online, boys learn that displaying their feelings is a no-no. But what happens to emotion that can't be let out? In partnership with Half Moon Theatre, and Apples…

Sat 15 Jul

£6 / 01706 924492

Joan

The tale of Joan of Arc told through story and cabaret.

Sat 3 Jun

£6 / 01706 924492

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd: Dogsy Ma Bone

The Turner-nominated artist who worked with 78 young people from Liverpool to create a new film and performance, using the city as a backdrop.

Tue 2 May

Free / 01706 924492

Wed 3 May

Free / 01706 924492

Thu 4 May

Free / 01706 924492

…and 47 more dates until 8 Jul

Milk Presents, In Association with Derby Theatre JOAN

7.30pm | £6 An earthy story of courage, conviction and hope, this play is a refreshing look at Joan of Arc - history's greatest underdog. JOAN is the latest daring fusion of lyrical new writing and anarchic cabaret from the multi-award winning Milk Presents. Performed by drag king champion Lucy Jane Parkinson, Joan takes…

Sat 3 Jun

One Little Word

M6 Theatre's story of friendship, power struggles and the rich world of creative play.

Sat 3 Jun

£3 / 01706 924492

Susan Collis: When We Loved You Best Of All

Gallery One, Three & Four. Much of Susan Collis' work deals with objects, surfaces and the residue of actions that have been covered up, hidden from view, discarded or forgotten. Her individual pieces act as memorials to the labour, hopes and aspirations that cause certain things to exist for a short while in the…

Sat 29 Jul

Free / 01706 924492

Tue 1 Aug

Free / 01706 924492

Wed 2 Aug

Free / 01706 924492

…and 22 more dates until 1 Sep

Toil, Trade & Titans

Gallery Two Rochdale rose to prominence during the 19th century as a major mill town and centre for textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution. It was a 'boomtown' of the period, and amongst the first ever industrialised towns. Toil, Trade & Titans explores how the social, economic and cultural impact of…

Tue 2 May

Free / 01706 924492

Wed 3 May

Free / 01706 924492

Thu 4 May

Free / 01706 924492

…and 172 more dates until 30 Dec

Touchstones Art Club

Tuesdays | 2, 9, 16, 23 May | 6, 13, 20, 27 June | 4, 11 July | 4.30pm-6.30pm £50 for 10 week course Ages 12-18 Join artist Trish Cartner as she delves through the Touchstones Art Gallery & Museum Collections to create sessions inspired by iconic items and artwork. Over the 10 weeks, participants will discover…

Fri 25 Aug

£50 / 01706 924492

Touchstones Youth Theatre

Tuesdays | 2, 9, 16, 23 May | 6, 13, 20, 27 June | 4, 11 July 4.30pm-6.30pm (for 8-11 years) 7pm-9pm (for 12-16 years) 7pm-9pm (for 16-25 years) £50 for 10 week course EXPLORE: 8-11years Come and explore! Use your imagination to create new stories and characters. Build confidence, make new friends and have lots of FUN!

Fri 25 Aug

£50 / 01706 924492

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