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

30
JUL
Pyjama Drama Workshop: Goldilocks Makes Porridge
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Goldilocks never tidies her room never helps clean the house and hasnt ever even poured a glass of milk So what will she do when her mum goes away for a few days Who will show her how to use the washing…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01422 330069
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31
JUL
Tarrus Riley
The Ritz

Tarrus Riley at The Ritz in Manchester on Thursday 31 July 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Tarrus Riley tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
AUG
CHARCOAL DRAWINGS
THE MET (MALT BAR)

This is an exhibition of sixteen charcoal drawings by artist Charmaine Turner.Her use of the charcoal medium brings out allits power and subtlety. The strength and elegance of these works corresponds to her choice of subject matter that ranges from myth to…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07774 751493
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01
AUG
An Evening with Sylvester Stallone
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

An Evening with Sylvester Stallone at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Friday 01 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…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
AUG
Athlete
Manchester Academy 3

Creating their Indie‐Rock since 1999 Athlete hail from London and consist of musicians Joel Pott Carey Willets Steve Roberts and Tim Wanstall. Jonny Pilcher from Weevil also joins them for additional live guitar. They have…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
AUG
Burt Bacharach
Bridgewater Hall

Burt Bacharach at Bridgewater Hall live on Friday 01 August 2014 in Manchester Greater Manchester. For tickets to see Burt Bacharach at Bridgewater Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
AUG
Perfect Pussy Joanna Gruesome
Manchester The Deaf Institute

Perfect Pussy Joanna Gruesome appears live in Manchester Greater Manchester at Manchester The Deaf Institute on Friday 01 August 2014. For ticket prices to watch Perfect Pussy Joanna Gruesome at Manchester The Deaf Institute see the list of tickets available for…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
AUG
Sylvester Stallone
Manchester Arena

Sylvester Stallone at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Friday 01 August 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Sylvester Stallone live in the knowledge…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
AUG
ROMEO AND JULIET
St Paul's Church Withington

TEENAGE SUICIDE PACTDEADLY DAGGERS & PERILOUS POISON'ROMEO & JULIET'DO NOT MISSShakespeare's most popular playShakespeare at his best Romeo & Juliet is the bard's most popular play which includes universal themes identifiable with young and old. Shakespeare is a huge part of our…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 452361
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02
AUG
HOLI ONE Colour Festival
Heaton Park

HOLI ONE Colour Festival will be performing live at Heaton Park on the Saturday 02 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. Buy tickets for HOLI ONE Colour Festival online.…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
AUG
Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day
Heaton Park

Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day at Heaton Park in Manchester on Saturday 02 August 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day live Its knowing that youve got the best seats…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
AUG
Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day
Heaton Park

Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day at Heaton Park in Manchester on Saturday 02 August 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day tickets so weve done…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
AUG
Jim Jefferies
O2 Apollo Manchester

Jim Jefferies at O2 Apollo Manchester live on Saturday 02 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. To compare ticket prices for the Jim Jefferies event at O2 Apollo Manchester see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
AUG
Kevin Devine
Manchester The Deaf Institute

Kevin Devine at Manchester The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Saturday 02 August 2014. 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: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
AUG
WW1 in Hayfield
The Village War Memorial Hall

We are a small team of volunteers from Hayfield that have put together a week long exhibition and display to commemorate the outbreak of WW1. August 3rd ‐9th We have some great displays and exhibits ranging from original sets of Old Bill…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

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04
AUG
Converge
Manchester Academy

Converge at Manchester Academy in Manchester on Monday 04 August 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 Converge…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
AUG
War Horse National Tour
The Lowry

War Horse National Tour will be performing live at The Lowry on the Monday 04 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. Buy tickets for War Horse National Tour online.…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
AUG
National Playday
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Wa‐hey Its National Playday Play is so important that its got its own national day so come and help us celebrate it with free extra outdoor activities across the Eureka site.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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06
AUG
Pyjama Drama Workshop We’re going on a Dragon Hu
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

An action packed session in which children explore their own version of the popular story Were all going on a bear hunt:Were going on a dragon hunt. Were going to catch a big one. What a beautiful day Were not scared.Uh‐uh An…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01422 330069
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07
AUG
Anberlin
Manchester Club Academy

The million‐sellers with famously raucous live shows are back touring the UK with a new album Vital arriving in Birmingham in October.…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
AUG
England vs India Cricket
Old Trafford Cricket Ground

England vs India Cricket at Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester on Thursday 07 August 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest England vs India Cricket tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
AUG
Joan As Police Woman
Green Room

Joan As Police Woman appears live in Manchester Greater Manchester at Green Room on Thursday 07 August 2014. For ticket prices to watch Joan As Police Woman at Green Room see the list of tickets available for Joan As Police Woman.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
AUG
Kingsland Road
Manchester Academy 3

Kingsland Road at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Thursday 07 August 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…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
AUG
Test Cricket
Old Trafford Cricket Ground

Test Cricket appear live to play Cricket Test Series at Old Trafford Cricket Ground on Thursday 07 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For the best ticket prices see below.…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Sports

08
AUG
The Wanted's Tom Parker: Live DJ Set
Liquid and Envy, Oldham

Tom Parker from one of the biggest boybands in the world The Wanted will be performing an exclusive live DJ Set and a meet and great on the 8th August only at Liquid Oldham.We also have resident DJ Caino on the decks…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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10
AUG
England Cricket
Old Trafford Cricket Ground

England Cricket at Old Trafford Cricket Ground live on Sunday 10 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For tickets to see England Cricket at Old Trafford Cricket Ground see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
AUG
India Cricket
Old Trafford Cricket Ground

India Cricket performs live at Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester Lancashire on Sunday 10 August 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for India Cricket at Old Trafford Cricket Ground now.…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
AUG
Beirut
Albert Hall

Beirut was a breakout indie success story in 2006. Headed by the multi‐instrumentalist song‐writer and New Mexico native Zach Condon the indie pop band began as a group of like‐minded music lovers. Condon a music…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
AUG
Ant and Decs Takeaway On Tour
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
AUG
Ant Dec
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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