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

28
MAY
Emma Stevens ‘To My Roots Spring Tour’ Manches
The Castle Hotel

Hailed as just magical by the late great Sir Terry Wogan Emma Stevens is the surfer chick singersongwriter whos taken the UK by storm with her distinctive fusion of countrypop. With almost three million Spotify plays over a million video views on…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: +44(0)1612 379485
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30
MAY
Student Night at The Crystal Maze LIVE
The Crystal Maze Live Experience Manchester

Teams of eight will be lead around the mazes four themed zones: Aztec Medieval Industrial and Futuristic by a charismatic Maze Master Tip: Befriending them early on is a wise move if you want them to impart their insider knowledge with you.Inside…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01617 910727
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01
JUN
Hot Air Balloon Rides - Manchester Experiences
Manchester

Enjoy a hot air balloon ride across Manchester on this hot air balloon ride experience.Further information:https:sites.google.comviewhot‐air‐balloon‐experiencesGift vouchers:http:tidd.lyf8681898Balloon rides take place at dawn or dusk and the whole experience lasts around 3‐4 hours. Your pilot will give you a full safety briefing and…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

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02
JUN
Improv Mullet
The Kings Arms,

Why Improv Mullet Because its short gags and games in the first half and longer sketches and scenes in the second All improvised fun from the team behind hit show ComedySportz. If you loved shows like Whose Line Is It Anyway then…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
JUN
mum2mum market Altrincham
Altrincham Football Club

SELL your quality second hand baby childrens and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and childrens market and keep 100 of the proceeds.Book a stall at http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukbook‐a‐stall.html BUY Nearly new baby and childrens clothes used…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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05
JUN
Speed Dating in Manchester
walrus

Speed Dating in ManchesterHow speed dating in Manchester worksBy simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Manchester event you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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08
JUN
Best of Broadway
NWTAC Theatre

All the best bits from Broadway are brought straight to the NWTAC Theatre in June. Join the cast as they journey through some of the most famous musicals plays and revues ever to tread the Broadway boards. See your favourite shows…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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08
JUN
The Best of Broadway
NWTAC Theatre

Join the cast as they journey through some of the most famous musicals plays and revues ever to tread the Broadway boards. See your favourite shows and some new ones that havent made the trip over the pond yet. A…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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09
JUN
Manchester Wine Tasting Experience Day
The Midland Hotel, Manchester

. Our Manchester Wine‐Tasting Courses are fantastic days out learning about wine in a relaxed and fun environment ‐ suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner through to budding wine enthusiast. Its a fullWine‐Tasting Experience Day where youll taste 14 Wines learn…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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09
JUN
Parklife Festival 2018 w/ The XX, Liam Gallagher
Heaton Park, Manchester

. The 2018 festival will host the homecoming performance from Liam Gallagher who makes his first return to Heaton Park since Oasis famous shows in 2009 plus headline appearances from grime pioneer Skepta indie trio The XX Pharrells original band NERDGeneral tickets…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 076545 678765
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09
JUN
Manchester Wine Tasting Experience Day ' New World
The Midland Hotel

OurManchester Wine‐Tasting Coursesare fantastic days out learning about wine in a relaxed and fun environment ‐ suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner through to budding wine enthusiast. Its a fullWine‐Tasting Experience Daywhere youll taste 14 Wines learn about food and wine…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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12
JUN
The Nature of Forgetting
The Lowry

Following a highly successful run at Edinburgh Fringe 2017 Theatre Res The Nature of Forgetting now launches an exciting international tour. It is a powerful explosive and joyous piece about what is left when memory and recollection are gone.Tom has just…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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19
JUN
Producing on Purpose
The Landing

Producing on Purpose is our 2018 roadshow where we will be telling you how innovative creative and strategic products can be when entering new markets especially African Markets.We will be creating a space where manufacturers investors and business owners can collaborate and…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01206 563698
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19
JUN
Global Offshore Wind Manchester June 2018
Manchester Central Convention Complex

Rise with offshore wind ‐ an industry with global ambition to power nations.Were bringing together project developers manufacturers financiers ports supply chain companies technical experts and more to discuss progress and the substantial opportunity offshore wind represents for UK companies and the…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2079 013000
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20
JUN
Moscow sate circus
Savile Park

Special offer ‐ 2 for 1 on any seat any day Simply call the box office 020 3375 3970 and quote Juggler to receive the deal. THE MOSCOW STATE CIRCUS All new production GOSTINITSAThe UK will play host…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02033 753970
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20
JUN
Moscow State circus - Gostinitsa
Savile Park

The worlds most famous circus will bring its latest & greats production GOSTINITSA ‐ a show that promises to have all the spectacle and nerve‐tingling edge of your seat thrills for the whole family. Nowhere else will you witness all the…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02033 753970
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22
JUN
Gobefest
Albert Square

The UKs only Transylvanian festival of arts and culture Gbfest returns to Manchester from Friday 22‐Sunday 24 June 2018. Last year saw 10000 adventurous revellers put their best foot forward to try out traditional folk dancing soak up the unique sounds of…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01612 326087
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22
JUN
The Northern Franchise Exhibition
Eventcity

A major new report examining business growth in the UK reveals that the North West generated £165bn GVA Gross Value Added in 2016 a figure exceeded only by London and the South East. The research shows further potential for growth in the…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02083 945294
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22
JUN
Absolute Bowie come to Stockport this June
The Plaza Stockport

.Absolutely wicked. As one who was there watching Absolute Bowie put me back there again. For anyone who missed it or fans who want to relive it I definitely recommend it. As close to the real thing that youll get. Enjoy. ‐…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01614 777779
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23
JUN
GoFest North in Manchester - June 2018
Regional Athletics Arena (Etihad Campus)

.Manchester Regional Athetics Arena National Squash Centre and the Regional Tennis Football Centre and The East Manchester Leisure Centre Pool and Dance Studio tbc.A brilliant opportunity to Have a Go at almost every sport you can think of from Scuba Diving…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01483 497065
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23
JUN
mum2mum market Manchester Nearly New Sale
Chorlton High School

SELL your quality second hand baby childrens and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and childrens market and keep 100 of the proceeds.Dont know where to start sorting out your baby items sign up for…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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23
JUN
Counter Terrorism, Prevent Duty and British Values
Holiday Inn Manchester - City Centre

This is an interesting and reflective course containing relevant content for todays society. The course teaches us how to use this up‐to‐date information to ensure we protect children from all types of radicalisation. The course identifies your responsibility in challenging views and…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01543 711126
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28
JUN
QUEENS OF THE COAL AGE
Royal Exchange Theatre

We Are Women Against Pit Closures And Were Occupying This PitAnne Elaine Dot and Lesley. Four ordinary women facing the closure of their community. Its 1993 and the Parkside Colliery pit may be winding down but theyre not giving up. Their bras…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01618 339833
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28
JUN
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Waterside Arts Centre

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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30
JUN
Manchester Thai Festival
Manchester Thai Festival

A two day event to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Platt Fields Park Manchester is brought to you by Magic of Thailand.Treat yourself to a weekend wonder and bring along your families and friends to feel a touch of…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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14
JUL
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Dunham Massey, National Trust

Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the worlds greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears a desperate quest to find her begins. Sherlock Holmes comes face to face…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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21
JUL
Mum2mum Baby & Kids Nearly New Sale SOWERBY BRIDGE
Trinity Academy Sowerby Bridge

Sat 21st July 2018 Trinity Academy Sowerby Bridge ‐ Doors Open 13:15 15:15Over 35 stalls selling excellent condition baby and childrens goods at bargain prices. Well‐known brands at a fraction of high street prices. Everything imaginable for your little ones.JOIN…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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22
JUL
mum2mum market Cheadle Hulme Nearly New Sale
Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church

SELL your quality second hand baby childrens and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and childrens market and keep 100 of the proceeds. Book a stall at http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukbook‐a‐stall.html BUY Nearly new baby and childrens…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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24
JUL
In the Heights
The Grange Arts Centre

The story of a vibrant community in Washington Heights neighbourhood ‐ a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. Its a…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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29
JUL
Muslim Marriage Events Manchester
Royal Nawaab Manchester

. Open Event Open to all British MuslimsAn event to provide a platform for people seeking partners in marriage is now taking place. It is open to everyone and all candidates will have an opportunity to interact with other individuals. Advisors will…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07738 638325
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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

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…

Old Trafford

With over 200,000 visitors every year, from all over the world, you know that you are part of one of the greatest clubs on the planet. Come and see for yourself why so many people make the journey Young or old, United fan or not, it really…

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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