From the Entertainment Archives
17th Jul Nominations are now open to celebrate the achievements of Oldham’s looked after children. All the nominees will be recognised at the annual Stars in Our Eyes event in the Queen Elizabeth Hall on Friday 5 October. The evening is an opportunity to celebrate the events, progress and achievements of our looked after children and care […]
12th Jul See nature at its finest with the return of Oldham’s annual free Flower Festival in the town centre. Taking place on Saturday 21 July, 11am-4pm, the event offers a wide range of fun flower and circus-themed activities for all the family to enjoy. With Blossom and Buttercup, stars of Cartoon Network’s hit TV show The […]
10th Jul Oldham geared up for the return of the town’s annual Classic Car Show organised by the Tame Valley Vintage and Classic Car Club. The free rally event, which saw 4000 people in attendance, is supported by Oldham Council and the Town Centre Business Partnership and was held on Parliament Square last Sunday. There were around […]
10th Jul Two dance events, organised by Oldham Council’s Sports Development team are celebrating the talents of dance students across the borough. The first, ‘A Celebration of Dance’ took place on Monday 9 July at The Queen Elizabeth Hall. Now in its seventh year the event saw more than 600 local children and young people come together to […]
5th Jul This year’s Saddleworth Summer Show went down a success and included Wellifest, their first music festival which kicked off the show. Wellifest included a mix of local bands and tribute acts, Lionel Richie, Britney Spears and Boy George. Local bands included A Band Called Jack, Ok Broken and Blackballed. The festival brought in around 350 […]
3rd Jul The eagerly anticipated Uppermill Summer Music Festival is just about to get underway and once again it promises to be a truly memorable 10 days of music making in Uppermill, with a schedule packed with visiting International artistes and emerging young professionals. The ever-expanding Festival, now in its 3rd year, is a major addition to the cultural life of […]
3rd Jul Gear up for a day of ‘roarsome’ automotive-themed entertainment as Oldham welcomes the return of its annual Classic Car Show. The free rally event, organised by the Tame Valley Vintage and Classic Car Club with the support of Oldham Council and the Town Centre Business Partnership, will be held in Parliament Square on Sunday 8 July, 10.30am–3.30pm. […]
3rd Jul At its most recent Open Evening, the Royton Townswomen’s Guild enjoyed an evening of cheese tasting courtesy of Cheeseplus, a cheese company based at Bury Market.    The Townswomen were wowed with cheeses from across the UK whilst enjoying each other’s company at the event, which was just one of many on the Guild’s calendar for […]
26th Jun The Diggle School Village Fete is on this Saturday June 30 from 2-8pm. Along with some fabulous stalls, games, sports and inflatable fun, the school’s orchestra and choir will be performing, their first event since performing at the Bridgewater Hall last weekend. There will be live entertainment from Gwenn Moran, Aleya Mae, Non SkiLLs and […]
26th Jun Oldham Carnival Community Festival found success in its new home in Oldham town centre. This is the first carnival in the centre since the event moved from Alexandra Park to help cut costs and to create a sustainable future. The main area was located in Parliament Square where a live stage provided opportunities for dance […]