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Oldham Festival of Light

Each Year Oldham Interfaith Forum shares and celebrates four faith festivals The Christian festival of Christmas, the Judiac festival of Channukah, the Muslim festival of Mawlid-an-Nabi and Deepawali (Divali) celebrated by Hindsu, Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists.

The colourful event features presentations and performances by the different faiths participating which started with the lighting of candles representing the four festivals. This year activities included Indian Dance, an African Choir, Carol music from a Brass Band and an Interfaith Quiz.

more information and pictures at oldhaminterfaith.org.uk

My Three Angels - Lyceum Theatre

My Three Angels - by Sam & Bella Spewack & Albert Husson

20-30th November 2019

It is Christmas Eve in the tropics and Felix Dulay, a hopeless storekeeper, is fearfully awaiting the cruel shop owner.

In a twist of fate, only allowable around Christmas, three convicts with a desire to do good, drop in (literally) from above and find touching, funny and inventive ways to save the family and restore justice in time for Christmas Day.

link to Oldham Lyceum Theatre

link to 2019-2020 season listing

Mahdlo / Onside at the Albert Hall

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..

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