What's on inOldham

Welcome to Oldham

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Oldham - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Oldham to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Oldham

26
NOV
Bernhoft
Manchester The Deaf Institute

Bernhoft at Manchester The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Wednesday 26 November 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
NOV
Electric Six
Green Room

This high energy alternative rock dance punk new wave exciting band of misfits are set to tour Britain After an extensive tour of the U.S these rockers are ready to jump the big pond flogging…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
NOV
Elyar Fox
Ruby Lounge

Elyar Fox at Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Wednesday 26 November 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Paloma Faith
O2 Apollo Manchester

British singersong writer and actress Paloma Faith released her successful debut single in 2009 Stone Cold Sober and her album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful Was certified platinum with a spot in…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Protest the Hero
Manchester Academy 2

Protest the Hero is a Canadian progressive metal band from Ontario. They were originally named Happy Go Lucky when they formed in 1999; the band line‐up remains the same. The band changed their name in…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Sixties Gold
Bridgewater Hall

Sixties Gold performs live at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester Greater Manchester on Wednesday 26 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Sixties Gold at Bridgewater Hall now.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
NOV
Beans on Toast
Ruby Lounge

Beans on Toast at Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Thursday 27 November 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
NOV
Delain
Manchester Club Academy

Despite the fact that the concept was originally envisioned by Martin Westerholt as a musical project featuringhosting guest music artistss and bands due to large demand for live performances an authentic band was formed. Westerholt…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
NOV
Example
O2 Apollo Manchester

Boundless energy an onslaught of monster rave anthems and backed by an full on band the Example live experience is a force to be reckoned with energy levels are cranked up to the max…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
NOV
Elvis Tribute Night
The Together Trust

Elvis is back Friday 28 November 2014 ‐ 19:30 to 23:00 Back by popular demand ‐ Elvis is in the buildingElvis impersonator Bob Morris offers an exciting tribute to the King. Ground breaking rock n roll hits movie songs and million…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01612 834883
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28
NOV
Annie Mac WHP14
The Warehouse Project

Annie Mac WHP14 at The Warehouse Project in Manchester on Friday 28 November 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
NOV
Half Man Half Biscuit
Ritz

Half Man Half Biscuit at Ritz in Manchester on Friday 28 November 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
NOV
Ruts DC
Manchester Academy 3

Ruts DC at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Friday 28 November 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
NOV
Slash
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Slash used to be the lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N Roses. After leaving the group in 1996 he was involved in a couple of bands for some time until he…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
NOV
The Beat
Manchester Club Academy

The Beat performs live at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester Greater Manchester on Friday 28 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for The Beat at Manchester Club Academy now.…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
NOV
Melanie Sykes invites you
Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel

Welcome to Studio 54 Melanie Sykes invites you for a night of decadence and glamour for a studio 54 ball in aid of Hearts and Minds Challenge. A charity helping families affected by autism lead positive lives.The entertainment this year will see…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: +447540 558788
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29
NOV
Performance
St. Peters House,

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionPerformance was conceived early in 2012 as British excitement grew in anticipation of hosting the Olympics. Local sporting events were photographed as communities played their part in…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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29
NOV
Santa’s Grotto
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Join us in a magical winter wonderland to meet Santa and his festive friends.Weekends Saturday 29 November Sunday 21 December and Monday 22 Tuesday 23 December. Term‐time weekdays 2 19 December 2‐3.30pm…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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29
NOV
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Liquid & Maine Street, Halifax

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest mostspectacular club nights across…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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29
NOV
Snow Day
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

A brand new interactive show exploring all the fun the winter season brings as a child experiences snow for the very first time. Billie loves school. He gets to play with all his friends and he really likes his teacher. But one…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01422 330069
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29
NOV
Alabama 3
Manchester Academy 2

What do you get when you add a little soul to a blues rock band then move the whole shebang to Brixton The indescribable genre‐bending beats of British band Alabama 3 or A3 as they…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
Chas and Dave
HMV Ritz

Dave has decided to come out of retirement for one final tour. Their show will be the whole history of CHAS & DAVE featuring their pub set at the start of their success and…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
Chas Dave Back by Popular Band
Ritz

Chas Dave Back by Popular Band at Ritz live on Saturday 29 November 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For tickets to see Chas Dave Back by Popular Band at Ritz see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
NOV
Demi Lovato
Manchester Arena

Demi Lovato was the star of the hit Disney Channel Series Sonny With A Chance. With her rockin voice being heard throughout the Camp Rock films shes grown to be one of the biggest stars…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
NOV
Enrique Iglesias
MEN Arena

Enrique Iglesias at MEN Arena in Manchester on Saturday 29 November 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
NOV
Enrique Iglesias Demi Lovato
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Enrique Iglesias Demi Lovato at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Saturday 29 November 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
Imelda May
Albert Hall

Irish female Vocalist Imelda May hails from Dublin and is best known for her singing and Bodhran playing. Her debut album was No Turning Back in 2005 and her latest release is Mayhem 2010 Four…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
Maya Jane Coles Heidi WHP14
The Warehouse Project

Maya Jane Coles Heidi WHP14 at The Warehouse Project in Manchester on Saturday 29 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Maya Jane Coles Heidi WHP14 live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
Silver Apples
Ruby Lounge

Silver Apples at Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Saturday 29 November 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
The Human League
O2 Apollo Manchester

Puff up those shoulder pads and feather that mullet The classic 1980s New Wave electronic band The Human League are back and are set to embark on a major tour of the UK this summer.The…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Imperial War Museum North

The museum tells people's stories of war and its impact. Built by Daniel Libeskind to resemble three shards of a shattered globe, representing conflict on land, air and water.Opened at The Quays in Trafford Park, Manchester in July 2002 and created to give northern audiences access to the…

Museum of Science and Industry

See thunderous cotton machinery demonstrated by our Presenters in the Textile Gallery.Weekdays 3:00pmWeekends 11:00am & 3:00pm…

The Lowry

A dazzling, award winning building in a stunning waterside location. One of the most exciting art galleries in Britain, explore L S Lowry's life and work in ways that might surprise you and discover something new in our other gallery spaces. Opening its door to the…

Urbis

Urbis explores Urban culture and the cities of today and tomorrow through four floors of exhibitions about city life. Our exhibition programme features international large‐scale exhibitions offering unique insights into the dynamic culture of the modern city, with innovative explorations of design, architecture, graffiti, music and the…

City Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery houses one of the UK's finest art collections in spectacular surroundings. The Gallery has recently benefited from a £35m transformation and has superb visitor facilities and friendly, welcoming staff. There are currently around 25,000 items in the collection and over 2,000 of these…

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