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 [...] Read more

Big Bang Bonfire

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 [...] Read more


Apparently, Kebabs are big in Germany; and as they're big around these parts too - German Doner Kebabs are coming to Oldham. How do we know this? We visited Get Oldham Working, where we met the owner of 6 of the UK's GDKs who is now opening one in the former Orange phone shop and adjacent corner premises in Oldham High St, opposite McDonalds and [...] Read more

Get Oldham Working

The Get Oldham Working jobs fair 2019 was held in the Queen Elizabeth Hall at Oldham Civic Centre on September 26th. This was an event for first time job-hunters, those looking for job-experience, returning to the workforce, or upskilling and more. With an attendance of more than 1,500 this year the event boasted 2000+ job related opportunies in [...] Read more

Mills Reborn

Mills Reborn featured a short presentation by Roger Ivens of Oldham archives speaking of the history of mills in Oldham and Adnan Yousaf of Chambers Business Centre who told of the aquisition and refurbishment of the Vale Mill, Hollinwood - followed by a guided tour of the premises now housed within the once derelict Mill - Now transformed into [...] Read more

Oldham Sports Awards 2019

The 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

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 [...] Read more

Scribble Festival 2014

 Scribble Festival 2014

SCRIBBLE FESTIVAL 2014 Event: Scribble Festival 2014 Venue:Bury, Heywood, Middleton, Oldham & Rochdale. Scribble Festival 2014 Date: Thursday 23rd October 2014 Time: 2pm – 9pm Join us for Scribble Festival, Tell Us Another One and Cartwheel Arts’ annual literature celebration, featuring Verbally Challenged, Akiel Chinelo, & Dominic Berry. [...] Read more

Hip Hop & Rap: Master Class With Star Joe Motley

Hip Hop & Rap: Master Class With Star Joe Motley

Hip Hop and Rap Master Class Weekender With International Star Joe Motley Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of January 2014 from 12pm till 6pm. Square 1 Studios, a community recording studio in Oldham town centre, presents a one-of-a-kind master class in the form of a weekend full of workshops, demonstrations and studio sessions with international rap [...] Read more

Give and Gain Day 2012 – Oldham

Give and Gain Day 2012 – Oldham

An opportunity for the Voluntary Sector to Interface with Business organised by OCYA and hosted by Unity. Location of the Event Date and Time: Friday 18th May 2012 @ 2.15pm Venue: Unity Partnership, Henshaw House, Cheapside, OL1 1NY – Oldham Town Centre Outline of the Day 2.15 – Voluntary Sector groups meet @ VAO offices 2.20 – Arriving at Unity [...] Read more