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Big Bang Bonfire

Poster for Big Bang Bonfire on 5th November at Oldham Edge This year Oldhams annual bonfire at Oldham Edge is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo11 Moon Landing, which was on July 20th 1969 with fireworks displays and sounds to evoke the historic event.

The event runs 5.00-8.30pm on the 5th November at Oldham Edge and will feature funfair rides, food, music and stage performances, by local performace project Jubacana, a medieval fire manipuation show by Pyronix all fronted by Revolution 96.2's Elliot Eastwick.

More info here: https://www.oldham.gov.uk/OldhamBigBang

 

Coliseum Panto 2019 - Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the beanstalk, 2019 panto poster Not only is winter coming (or upon us) the Coliseum panto 'Jack and the beanstalk' starts this month on Saturday16th November and will run until January 11th. The Coliseum pantos are much accliamed and always fun for all the family.

This year - it's Jack and the Beanstalk, a tale in which poor young lad Jack sells his cow for magic beans, much to the dismay of his mother. But when the beans grow into a gigantic beanstalk - Jack and Jill set off for an adventure in the magical land above the clouds..

MillTown Races - Oldham Half Marathon

Date 27 October 2019. Start:09.30

A 13.1mile, (21km ) scenic run starting in Oldham town centre, through Oldham and its surronding countryside. This is a this is half marathon and as such is a serious challenge for runners.

Info here https://milltownraces.co.uk/

Sign-Up here https://milltownraces.co.uk/sign-up/

Startup Cafe at University Campus Oldham

Startup Café - an opportunity for startups to exchange ideas, get advice and snack with experienced members of the business community.

Startup Café: 11.30pm – 12.30pm
Lunch: pizza at 12.30pm

University Campus Oldham, University Way. Oldham, OL1 1BB

Maggie's Culture Crawl Oldham 2019

Maggies Walkers at Tommyfield Chippy, Oldham MarketAmy Gavin performing at the statue of Annie KenneyBarhowlers Ukelele Band at Maggies Oldham

Oldham's sponsored night walk for cancer support
Walking to remember, walking for loved ones and walking with friends.

Maggie's sponsored walk took participants to some of Oldham’s most interesting buildings, where the walkers experienced live entertainment, food and a taster of the programme of support offered in Maggie's Centres.

>The walked started from Oldham Athletic's Event Centre at Boundary Park, after a long walk uphill from the Latics, the first stop was Tommyfield Chippy for a starter cone of Chips, then down to Annie Kenneys Statue outside the Old Town Hall for a presentation by Amy Gavin who played the Suffagette, Annie in BBC’s 'The Suffragettes' in 2018 and also at the unveiling of the statue in December that year.

From the statue the walkers proceeded to George Street Chapel for Yoga and tea, after which, stretched and invigorated they headed to Cafe Lahore on Union Street where they were presented with containers of Vegetable Biriyani to take on their way. The next stop was Oldham Parish Church where they were entertained by Rock Choir and toured the crypt - then to Oldham Central Mosque on Featherstall Road for a tour, talk and Samosa with Mufti Mahmood Helal of Oldham Interfaith Forum and Abdul Karim, Secretary of the Mosque.

The walkconcluded at Maggie’s Oldham with cakes, tea and fizz with entertainment from Barnhowlers Ukelele Band.

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