From the Events Archives
14th Jan Throughout 2018 the members of Royton Townswomen’s Guild kept themselves busy with a stream of activities, events and fundraising for their chosen charity of the year, Parkinson’s UK.  Their recently launched book club has been a great success and coincides with the five other sub-groups including knit and natter, walking and bowling that members can […]
11th Jan The Oldham Choral Society are welcome new singers to join them for their forthcoming concert in April. Rehearsals for ‘Verdi’s Requiem’ start in January with the performance taking place at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester on Sunday April 28 at 7pm. The Society, with over 100 members, is one of the leading […]
11th Jan PEOPLE in Oldham are being encouraged to get January off to a great start by making a date to join Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. As an added incentive, there’s 30% off entry fees during January with the code RFL30. This year, for the first time, Cancer Research UK is inviting everyone in the area – women, […]
27th Dec Men and women across Greater Manchester are being invited to kick-start the New Year by signing up to Cancer Research UK’s latest campaign, Walk All Over Cancer. Perfect for anyone who feels they’ve over indulged this Christmas, Walk All Over Cancer involves participants getting sponsored to walk 10,000 steps every day for a month. Walking 10,000 steps at a […]
27th Dec Oldham Library is set to host their annual Healthy New Year Festival to help you kick off 2019 with a fresh start. The week-long showcase of events is due to take place between Monday 14 and Saturday 19 January. Visitors can take part in free exercise classes, enjoy various health activities – ranging from a […]
16th Dec The Big 40 Campaign is off to a wonderful start kicking off the 40th anniversary of Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind. Mind offers information and advice to people with mental health problems and lobbies government and local authorities on their behalf. It also works to raise public awareness and understanding of issues relating to mental […]
16th Dec Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind are encouraging people to get active for RED January. Fundraising and Marketing Senior Manager, Jason Bromley, said: “It is a national campaign, but we are asking local people to sign up and trying to put across the message of how physical activity can positively impact your mental health. “We are […]
15th Dec The Millgate Arts Centre and Saddleworth Live, in association with the Dream Factory Theatre are thrilled to announce their first brand new professional pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk. With an excellent reputation for innovation and creativity, Dream Factory Theatre can guarantee an exciting interpretation of this classic fairy-tale. With new music and popular favourites, spectacular […]
15th Dec Huge crowds turned out to see the statue of Oldham’s home-grown suffragette Annie Kenney unveiled in the town centre. The public reveal of the statue on Parliament Square marks the centenary of the first women who were able to vote in a general election. Hundreds of people, including Oldham MPs, actor Maxine Peake, as well as local […]
13th Dec BBC One’s Christmas Day service will be broadcast from Oldham Parish Church this year– the first time the service has taken place in the Diocese of Manchester.   It promises to be a heart-warming Christmas family service, featuring popular carols, including ‘O Come All Ye Faithful’ and traditional local favourite ‘While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks […]