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

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An Evening with Derek Acorah
Cheshire Conference Centre and Events

The 2014 Enlightenment Tour comes to Edgeley Park.Category: Attractions…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 317327
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Halifax Mini Maker Faire
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Come and experience Yorkshires first Mini Maker Faire. Maker Faire is the Greatest Show and Tell on Eartha showcase of invention creativity and resourcefulness and a celebration of the international Maker movement that the whole family can enjoy. Makers range from tech…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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Manchester Alternative and Burlesque Fair
Sound Control

Burlesque Vintage Rockabilly Adult LifestyleGothic AlternativeSteampunk Neo‐Victorian Clothing Accessories Jewellery Artwork Equipment and much more all under one roof Entertainment includes Burlesque Twisted Cabaret and Aerial performances throughout the day Live DJs Bars Catering and Vintage Tea ShopGuest InformationLocation : Next to…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07825 109111
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The Barbie™ and The Secret Door Singing Academy
Chorlton High School

To celebrate the DVD release of Barbie and The Secret Door on the 1st September 2014 Universal Pictures UK and Razzamataz have teamed up this summer to launch the limited edition Barbie Singing Academy across the UK. The limited edition workshops…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07908 029207
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City vs Stoke City
Etihad Stadium

City vs Stoke City at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Saturday 30 August 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…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Sports

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CBeebies’ Mister Maker
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

After a summer of making stories and making stuff we welcome the ultimate character in childrens arts and crafts CBeebies Mister Maker. Mister Maker will do three appearances for visitors to enjoy. While Eureka staff will be around the site giving children…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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Manchester 100 bike ride
Wythenshawe Park

A great Century ride ‐ a choice of 100 mile or 100km route along beautiful lanes through a wide sweep of Cheshire helping to raise funds for the Christie Hospital. Starting and finishing at Wythenshawe Park Manchester the route heads first to…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Sports

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Chronixx
HMV Ritz

Chronixx at HMV Ritz in Manchester on Sunday 31 August 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Chronixx tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and Stubhub…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Chronixx Zinc Fence Redemption
Ritz

Chronixx Zinc Fence Redemption at Ritz in Manchester on Sunday 31 August 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

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Liam Finn
Ruby Lounge

Liam Finn at Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Tuesday 02 September 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

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St Paul and the Broken Bones
Green Room

St Paul and the Broken Bones at Green Room in Manchester on Tuesday 02 September 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch St Paul and the Broken Bones live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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This Will Destroy You
The Deaf Institute

This Will Destroy You TWDY formed in 2005 is an American rock band from San Marcos Texas. They are described as post‐rock as compared with other bands of this genre which is recognized by lengthy…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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TIG NOTARO - ‘BOYISH GIRL INTERUPTED’ TOUR 201
The Lowry

One of the greatest performances I've ever seen SUNDAY TIMES CULTURELive has now gone on to sell over 100000 units which is unheard of for comedyalbums these days. During 2012 and this album release Tig has been reviewedand profiled by The New…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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Freddie Gibbs
Manchester The Deaf Institute

Freddie Gibbs appears live in Manchester Greater Manchester at Manchester The Deaf Institute on Wednesday 03 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch Freddie Gibbs at Manchester The Deaf Institute see the list of tickets available for Freddie Gibbs.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Janoskians
Manchester Academy 1

Janoskians at Manchester Academy 1 in Manchester on Thursday 04 September 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Janoskians live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Jersey Boys
Palace Theatre Manchester

Internationally acclaimed hit musical Jersey Boys tells the remarkable story of the Four Seasons rise to fame.The Four Seasons are one of the most successful rock n roll groups of all time and Jersey Boys…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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The Janoskians
Manchester Academy

The Janoskians at Manchester Academy in Manchester on Thursday 04 September 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: 6.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Art Garfunkel
Bridgewater Hall Manchester

Born in 1941 Art Garfunkel is a Grammy Award‐winning US singer songwriter as well as a Golden Globe nominated actor. You probably know him better as one half of the celebrated folk band Simon…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Ben Montague
Manchester Gorilla

Two years after debut single Haunted took the radio by storm Ben Montague is ready to launch his debut album Tales Of Flying and Falling and announces a tour to celebrate.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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200 Faces
St. Peter’s House,

Open10am 3pm DailyA showcase of 200 faces each telling a story of its very own. This exhibition brings together the work of photographers whove all taken the face as their subject. Here we see the canvas on which all our emotions…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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Tom Stade "Decisions Decisions" Tour 2014
The Lowry Centre

A natural performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Tom Stade is one of a kind with a genuine flare for observation…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 086000
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The Dunwells on September 07
Arden Road Social Club

2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year for The Dunwells with the upcoming release of their second studio album.The band have been putting down new tracks with producer Stephen Harris Kodaline Kaiser Chiefs Dave Matthews since late last year and…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07506 674555
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WILMSLOW WEDDING FAIR
The Stanneylands Hotel

There is no setting more romantic than The Stanneylands Hotel in Cheshire a beautiful and distinguished country house hotel surrounded by 4 acres of mature wooded gardens. It truly provides a wonderful setting for the perfect day.Our wedding fair will showcase an…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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Worsley Park Wedding Fayre
Marriott Worsley Park

Come and see a variety of the Northwest's premier wedding suppliers at one of our wedding fayres They are all on hand to offer advice and help make your wedding day a day to remember. We have two stunning catwalk shows showing…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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Jenny Lewis
Ruby Lounge

Jenny Lewis at Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Sunday 07 September 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Lisa Stansfield
Bridgewater Hall

Known internationally for her first UK number one hit single All Around The World released in 1989 Lisa Stansfield is one of Britain's most treasured singers. A BRIT Award winning artist in 1991 and…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Lisa Stansfield VIP
Bridgewater Hall

Lisa Stansfield VIP at Bridgewater Hall live on Sunday 07 September 2014 in Manchester Greater Manchester. For tickets to see Lisa Stansfield VIP at Bridgewater Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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The Pete Molinari Band
Sound Control

The Pete Molinari Band at Sound Control in Manchester on Monday 08 September 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: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Creating the Ultimate Customer Journey Roadshow
The Lowry

At this one day conference we take a look at how creating the best journey for your customers involves many different internal and external factors and bringing them together effectively can be tough going So knowing the route to a successful customer…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07976 665094
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Kate MillerHeidke
Manchester The Deaf Institute

Kate MillerHeidke at Manchester The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Tuesday 09 September 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Kate MillerHeidke tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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