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

Oldham Histories Festival

Oldham Histories Festival 2019:  September 9th - October 5th

for more information and events booking please telephone 0161 770 4654 or email

September Activities

  • 9th Sep. Family History Advice
  • 9th - 20th Sep.Mayor's Parlour and Silverware Tour - weekdays only
  • 9th - 21st Sep.From Waterloo to Peterloo
  • 9th Sep - 5th Oct. Ben Brierley
  • 10th Sep, Made in Oldham
  • 11th Sep. A Stroll along the Oldham Panorama
  • 11th Sep. Alexandra Park Walk
  • 11th Sep. Family History Advice
  • 11th Sep. Saddleworth Historical Society
  • 12th Sep. Building Stones of Oldham
  • 12th - 15th Sep. Holy Trinity, Waterhead
  • 13th Sep. Daisy Nook Canal History Walk
  • 13th - 15 Sep. St. Margaret's Church, Hollinwood
  • 14th Sep. Castlefield Roman Forts
  • 14th Sep. Oldham Microscopical and Natural History Society Open Day
  • 14th Sep. Moorside & District Historical Society Heritage Day
  • 14th Sep. Origins of Everyday Things
  • 15th Sep. Failsworth Cemetary Walk
  • 16th Sep. World War One Servicemen from Moorside
  • 16th Sep. Writing Life Storioes
  • 18th Sep. Alexandra Park Walk
  • 18th Sep, Peterloo - the Aftermath
  • 19th Sep. Oldham Lyceum
  • 19th Sep. Saddleworth Gone but Not Forgotten
  • 21st Sep. Daisy Nook Canal History Walk
  • 21st Sep. Oldham From Above
  • 21st Sep. Waterloo to Peterloo
  • 21st Sep. Werneth Parl Walk
  • 21st - 22nd Sep. Christ Church Denshaw
  • 21st - 22nd Sep. Christ Church Friezland
  • 22nd Sep. Castlefield Roman Forts
  • 23rd Sep. Family History Advice
  • 24th Sep. Roman Rd. Independant Methodist Church
  • 25th Sep. Mills Reborn
  • 25th Sep. Family History Advice
  • 25th Sep. Oldham Town Centre Ghost Walk
  • 25th Sep. George St. Chapel
  • 28th Sep. Holy Trinity, Coldhurst
  • 28th Sep. Shree Swaminarayan Temple
  • 30th Sep. Peterloo

October Activities

  • 1st Oct. Conscientious Objection in Oldham
  • 1st Oct. Activism in the Archives
  • 2nd Oct. Oxfam in Oldham
  • 3rd Oct. Women Citizens Association
  • 3rd Oct. The Red Cross in Oldham during the Fist World War
  • 4th Oct. Activism in Oldham

Oldham Coliseum Autumn-Winter Season

This is the line-up of plays for the Oldham Coliseum's Autumn Winter Season

  • No Man’s Land (5-7 September)
    A dark comedy by Nobel Prize winning writer Harold Pinter which sees two elderly writers – one famous and wealthy and the other a down-at-heel poet, in an alcohol fuelled night of reminiscence and power games.
  • Strangers on a Train Set (11-14 September)
    A new show from Britain’s favourite literary lunatics, LipService. This time, the comic duo are taking on train related crime fiction.
  • Gym & Tonic (1-2 October)
    John Godber’s laugh-out-loud comedy set in a health spa.
  • Black Men Walking (24-26 October)
    Follows three friends who walk through the Peak District, and 2000 years of Black British history.
  • Trojan Horse (6-7 February)
    Looks at the true story of a community torn apart by racial divisions following accusations of ‘hardline’ Muslim teachers and governors plotting extremism in Birmingham schools.
  • Four Minutes Twelve Seconds (21 February–7 March)
    A topical drama that looks at how we see ourselves and others and highlights the dangers of modern technology.
  • Absurd Person Singular (10-14 March)
    Alan Ayckbourn’s much-loved classic set over three successive Christmas parties.
  • AND of course the always wonderful Coliseum PANTO! : Saturday 16 November 2019 - Saturday 11 January 2020
    Jack and the Beanstalk 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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