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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Mixed Fridays: Presents Philip George
Liquid & Envy, Oldham

Philip George hits Liquid for Mixed FridayPhilip George takes over the decks as a special guest in Liquid alongside Mixed Friday residents DJ PBH and DJ Caino playing the very best in Dance RnB Urban and Mash‐Ups.After his massive hit Wish You…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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Waterloo - The Best of Abba Tribute Show
Palace Theatre Manchester

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTSWATERLOOTHE BEST OF ABBA TRIBUTE SHOWIntroducing Waterloo ‐ The Best of Abba Tribute show presented by Sweeney Entertainments and Produced and Directed by James Baker. This brand new show celebrates the music of one of the …

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 713019
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Benjamin Booker
Manchester Academy 3

Benjamin Booker at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Friday 27 February 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 Benjamin Booker live in the…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Duke Dumont
Albert Hall

Better known by his stage name Duke Dumont British DJ Adam Dyment owns the record label Blase Boys Club and has a number of successful chart hits in the UK with Need U 100 nominated…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Black Keys
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

The Black Keys are a band that have undergone quite a transformation since they emerged in 2001 from drummer Patrick Carneys basement with an album on an 8‐track recorder. That album The Big Come Up…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Mavericks
Bridgewater Hall

The Mavericks at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on Friday 27 February 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

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Years Years
The Deaf Institute

Years Years at The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Friday 27 February 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 Years Years live in the…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
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Chamada from Chico Mendes
Global Grooves

Art installation by Kooj Chuhan combining interactive digital art with carnival arts ‐ and environmental activism. Inspired by the life death and legacy of Chico Mendes 1944‐1988 a Brazilian trade unionist and activist who is hailed in his homeland as a national…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01612 737827
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John Williams Live: A night of stand up comedy
Together Trust

The Together Trust is proud to host a night of live and hilarious comedy from comedian and single Dad John Williams.Based on his successful blog My Sons Not Rainman this sidesplitting stand‐up tells the true story of John and his 11 year…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01612 834822
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Anton and Erin
Bridgewater Hall

Anton and Erin at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on Saturday 28 February 2015. 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…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Billy Bragg
Manchester Academy 2

Steven William Bragg or Billy is loved for his alternative rock style and edgy political activism. His music is a mixture of folk rock and punk with lyrics often reflecting political unrest or more romantic…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Lionel Richie
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Lionel Richie is THE legendary soul singer songwriter and record producer from the USA who has sold an astonishing 100million albums throughout his successful career.…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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United vs Sunderland AFC
Old Trafford

United vs Sunderland AFC at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 28 February 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

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Vampires Rock
Palace Theatre Manchester

Hailed by some of rocks royalty this is a show like no other. A twist of rock a hint of comedy and jam packed with the greatest anthems you know and love. Along with Steve…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
MAR
Worsley Park Marriott Hotel Wedding Fair
Worsley Park A Marriott Hotel And Country Club

Come and see a variety of the Northwest's premier wedding suppliers. They are all on hand to offer advice and help make your wedding day a day to remember. We have 2 stunning catwalk shows showing off beautiful bridal gowns…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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MAR
Barbara Dickson
Bridgewater Hall

Now in her 61st year the writer singer actress and musician shows no sign of slowing down; keep your prancing Madonnas and flouncing Kylies Barbaras latest show serves to highlight her position as one…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAR
Jack Savoretti
Manchester Club Academy

Jack Savoretti at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester on Sunday 01 March 2015. 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…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
MAR
In This Moment
Manchester Academy 2

In This Moment at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Monday 02 March 2015. 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: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
MAR
Guster
The Deaf Institute

Guster at The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Tuesday 03 March 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 Guster live in the knowledge that…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
MAR
Katherine Jenkins
Bridgewater Hall

Katherine Jenkins first rose to stardom in 1998. She is a hugely popular Welsh Mezzo soprano and classical musician. Jenkins graduated with honours from the Royal Academy of Music then worked as a freelance singing…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
MAR
Gary Delaney: Purist
The Lowry Centre

Back by popular demand double Sony Award winner & Chortle award nominee Gary Delaney has announced the final leg of his Purist tour that takes in a further 26 dates across the UK. The tour starts on 15th February at Chorleys…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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04
MAR
City vs Leicester City
Etihad Stadium

City vs Leicester City at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Wednesday 04 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch City vs Leicester City live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Sports

05
MAR
Fashion show and sale
The Together Trust

Following the success of our previous shows we are pleased to welcome back the Fashion Show and Sale Company to the Together Trust.Love clothes Love shopping Then we would like to invite you to a whole new shopping experience. Sit in comfort…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01612 834822
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MAR
The Charlatans
Albert Hall

Hailing from Manchester England 'The Charlatans' were part of the ever‐popular Brit pop alternative rock scene of the 1990s. Band members are Tim Burgess Mark Collins Martin Blunt Tony Rogers and Jon Brookes who has…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
Jaws
Manchester Academy 3

Jaws at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Friday 06 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 the…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
Steel Panther
O2 Apollo Manchester

Supersonic Sex Machine 17 Girls In A Row and It Wont Suck Itself. No not questionable late night films these are in fact just a few of the song titles from glam metal rockers Steel…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
Sunset Sons
Ruby Lounge

Sunset Sons at Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Friday 06 March 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 Sunset Sons live in the knowledge…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Corrosion of Conformity
Manchester Academy 2

Corrosion of Conformity at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Saturday 07 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…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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MAR
Rhodes
The Trades Club

Rhodes at The Trades Club in Hebden Bridge on Saturday 07 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: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
The Script
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

'The Script' are an Irish poprock band from Dublin Ireland. They released their successful debut album in 2008 from which sprang hit singles such as 'We Cry' 2008 The band's second album release was 'Science…

Location: 5.9 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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