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

29
MAR
Smokies Park Wedding Fayre
Best Western Smokies Park Hotel

See a selection of the North Wests premier wedding suppliers. All on hand offering help and advice to make any wedding day a day to remember.Two catwalk shows at 1 pm and 3 pm showcasing bridal gowns occasion wear and grooms attire.Complimentary…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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31
MAR
Charli XCX
Manchester Academy 2

Charli XCX at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Tuesday 31 March 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
MAR
Devin Townsend Project
Manchester Academy 1

Devin Townsend Project at Manchester Academy 1 in Manchester on Tuesday 31 March 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Devin Townsend Project tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
APR
The Vaccines
Albert Hall

Following the recent announcement of their Brixton Academy headline show and their support slots on the Arctic Monkeys arena tour The Vaccines have announced a run of U.K. headline shows. The bands debut album What…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
APR
Access All Areas, Holiday Thursdays: Autism
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for children with Autism all led by our knowledgeable…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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02
APR
Access All Areas, Super Saturdays: Down Syndrome
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for children with down syndrome all led by our…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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02
APR
Cirque Surreal - The Voyagers
The Lowry Theatre

A dynamic fusion of circus dance drama and comedy will highlight the outstanding talents of world class artistes in this spectacular show for all the family this Easter at The Lowry.Leading performance artistes from over 10 countries have come together for the…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 086000
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02
APR
Betway Premier League Darts 2015
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Betway Premier League Darts 2015 at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Thursday 02 April 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Betway Premier League Darts 2015 tickets so weve done the legwork…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Sports

03
APR
EasterFest
Merseyway Shopping Centre

Keep the kids entertained on Good Friday and Easter Saturday with bunny makeovers egg hunts and a princess parade featuring Frozens Anna and Elsa at Merseyway Shopping Centre in Stockport. Adults can enjoy a Makers Food Market showcasing some of the…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

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03
APR
Jubilee Club Manchester at The Ritz
The Ritz

Londons best Indie rocknroll club night has launched in Manchester at The Ritz£5.00 in adv. from http:po.stJubileeMancTixOutrageously Cheap Drinks Rock n Roll DJsJubilee Club & Camden Rocks Festival present Jubilee Club ‐ Manchester at The Ritz feat DJ sets from…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07702 797005
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03
APR
Rock The Shack
The Zombie Shack

4 Local bands play some great original music at The Zombie Shack for bank holiday weekend.Bull In The Whisky Shophttps:www.facebook.combullinthewhiskyshopThe Pretty Deadhttps:www.facebook.comwearetheprettydeadAero Twisted & The Arcane Listedhttps:www.facebook.comaerotwistedandthearcanelistedSugarcagehttps:www.facebook.comsugarcageuk…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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03
APR
Blue
O2 Apollo Manchester

Blue at O2 Apollo Manchester in Manchester on Friday 03 April 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
APR
Courtney Barnett
Manchester Gorilla

Courtney Barnett at Manchester Gorilla in Manchester on Friday 03 April 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Courtney Barnett live in the knowledge…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
APR
Nicki Minaj
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Nicki Minaj is arguably one of the most popular female rappers of her generation. Though she is best known as a rapper but she also dances and is often seen on television. Minaj entered the…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
APR
Of Mice Men
Manchester Academy 1

Of Mice Men at Manchester Academy 1 in Manchester on Saturday 04 April 2015. 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…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
APR
United vs Aston Villa
Old Trafford

United vs Aston Villa at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 04 April 2015. 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…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Sports

05
APR
A Place to Bury Strangers
Sound Control

A Place to Bury Strangers at Sound Control in Manchester on Sunday 05 April 2015. 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…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
APR
Above Beyond
Albert Hall

Above Beyond at Albert Hall in Manchester on Sunday 05 April 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
APR
Partynextdoor
Manchester Gorilla

Partynextdoor at Manchester Gorilla in Manchester on Sunday 05 April 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Partynextdoor tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and Stubhub…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
APR
In Hindsight
Manchester Academy 2

In Hindsight at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Monday 06 April 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
APR
Silverstein
Sound Control

Silverstein at Sound Control in Manchester on Wednesday 08 April 2015. 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 Silverstein…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
APR
Access All Areas, Holiday Thursdays
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for disabled children all led by our knowledgeable enthusiastic…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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Meghan Trainor
The Ritz

Meghan Trainor at The Ritz in Manchester on Thursday 09 April 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Meghan Trainor live in the knowledge…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
APR
The Wombats
Manchester Academy 1

Liverpool‐based indie rock band The Wombats formed in 2003 when three of the band members met one‐another at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts. The lads found a common interest in music and started to…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
APR
Everything Everything
Manchester Academy 2

Everything Everything at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Friday 10 April 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
APR
I Am Kloot
Albert Hall

I am Kloot are a Manchester‐based alternativeindie rock band consisting of John Bramwell on vocals and guitar Peter Jobson on Bass and Andy Hargreaves of drums. Between 2001 and 2010 they have produced 7 albums…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
APR
Simple Minds
O2 Apollo Manchester

Scottish rock band Simple Minds were at the peak of their popularity in the early 1990s. The band are thought to have sold more than 40 million albums world wide and are famed for 80s…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
APR
James Bay
Albert Hall

James Bay at Albert Hall in Manchester on Saturday 11 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch James Bay live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
APR
Seasick Steve
O2 Apollo Manchester

American born blues musician Seasick Steve ‐ real name Steven Gene Wold ‐ has a long and distinguished career in the music industry. Learning the guitar at the age of eight Steve left home…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
APR
United vs City
Old Trafford

United vs City at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 11 April 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Sports

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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