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Oldham Business Awards 2020 Launch

Build a Rocket - Oldham Library

Winner of the

Yasmin is a bright 16-year-old from a small seaside town. In an instant, her world is turned upside down when she becomes pregnant with her son, Jack. Suddenly her life isn't sandcastles, arcades, and donkey rides. Abandoned by both the father of her child and her alcoholic mother, Yasmin faces one of life's great challenges completely alone - but can the thing which threatens to ruin her life actually be the thing which saves her?

Winner of Holden Street Theatres' Edinburgh Fringe Award, the Adelaide Fringe Best Theatre Award 2019 and The Sunday Mail’s Best Female Solo Show, Build a Rocket is a powerful and uplifting play about triumph over adversity.

The Telegraph gave it four stars as "A breathless, swaggering hour of female endurance and defiance”

Brilliant, funny, and heart-warming.

http://www.oldham-council.co.uk/libevent/events/view/united-kingdom/oldham/oldham-library/build-a-rocket

Oldham Sports Awards 2019

One Future - Oldham Sports Awards bannerThe 17th Oldham Sports Awards will be held at Queen Elizabeth Hall, West Street, OL1 1QJ on Friday September 20th

The awards categores are :

  • Unsung Hero
  • Club of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Workforce Advocate of the Year
  • School Commitment to PE Award
  • Sports Achiever of the Year
  • Community Initiative Award
  • Changing Lifestyle Award

Made in Oldham

 Venue - Manor Mill, Chadderton Oldham.

Time 5.30pm-7.00pm
Oldham Local Studies and Archive will give a presentation about Oldham's Manufacuring past and some of the historic companies based here.

Made in Oldham is a part of Oldham Histories Festival

Dracula's Ghost - Oldham Library

Written by Jonathan Goodwin - Directed by Gary Archer

Jonathan Goodwin as Dracula and Suzy Celensu as Florence Stoker

When Bram Stoker's widow welcomes lawyer Mr Leech into her home, there begins a tale of the most feared vampire of all time, of his un-dead life and times, and the remarkable characters he has met down the centuries. An original stage-play concerning the actual story of Count Dracula - prepare for nothing but the bloody truth!

Oct 09 2019: 9pm-7pm
Oldham Library, Greaves Street, Oldham OL1 1AL

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