Spring into action with Go! Oldham
Start the Spring Bank Holiday weekend with two big outdoor events to get you in the festival spirit.
Check out live bands, MCs and more at Rooted on Saturday 25 May. This new event has been created by young people and there’s loads happening outside Gallery Oldham from 12noon–4pm.
And there’s family fun with Festival Oldham on the same day. Look out for street theatre, creative crafts and a unique ballet using shopping trolleys in Oldham town centre.
There’s more exciting events across Oldham all week over half-term. Sports fans can relive last year’s summer of sport with an Olympics Holiday Camp at Saddleworth School. Or improve your football skills with Striker 9 junior football coaching at Failsworth, Oldham and Saddleworth sports centres.
Bounce into summer with trampolining at Mahdlo’s half-term holiday zone. You can also go indoor rock climbnig and get digging in the new gardening club.
Play like a princess and dress-up as a knight with Castles and Crowns activitiy sessions at Greenfield, Limeside and Royton libraries. And make your own finger puppet with three days of family arts and crafts at Gallery Oldham.
Check out the rest of the website for more info on all these activities and other great events.
Have a great half-term!
Join the Great Egg RaceGo out and explore this Easter and take part in the Great Oldham Egg Race.
Oldham Libraries have hidden lots of Golden Eggs in buildings, beauty spots, children's centres, parks and more places. Wherever you live there will be some near you!
If you are lucky enough to find one you can exchange it for a chocolate Easter egg at your local library. The person who finds the most eggs will win a special prize.
Follow us on our Twitter feed @GoOldham for daily clues. Here are a few to start you off..
• Fantastic Mr Fox might live here
• Look around the pretty pictures
• Winston would have enjoyed a game of football here
• Into the lions den
For more details call Oldham Libraries on 0161 770 8000. Happy hunting!
Spring is on the way...Thanks to everyone who took part in our Freebie February competitions and well done to our lucky winners!
Spring will soon be on its way... look out for loads of fun events happening over the two week Easter holidays from Saturday 30 March to Sunday 14 April. Curtain up soon!
Win tickets to see David Copperfield at ColiseumOldham Coliseum’s new production is an innovative take on one of Charles Dickens best-loved novels.
David Copperfield’s journey takes him from childhood into manhood… from rejection by his cruel stepfather, to life as a runaway and on his path to true love.
Alastair Cording’s vibrant adaptation squeezes the best bits of the original novel into an evening of theatre capturing the brilliance of Dickens’s famous storytelling.
Win two tickets for Tuesday 19 February at 7:30pm by simply emailing your name and contact details to email@example.com
Entries close at 4pm on Monday 18 February. This competition is open to all - excluding Oldham Coliseum Theatre employees, volunteers or anyone connected with the competition. Tickets cannot be transferred to another performance.
If you aren’t successful this time, there is no need to miss out. David Copperfield runs until Saturday 23 February 2013.
Tickets can be booked by calling the box office on 0161 624 2829 or online at www.coliseum.org.uk
Win tickets for American Wrestling Live on Twitter
We've three family tickets (each admitting four people) for a big time American Wrestling Live extravaganza to be won.
The world's hottest family show takes place at Queen Elizabeth Hall in Oldham on Saturday 16 February, 7.30pm. Find out more here.
This is your chance to catch Rocky Steele, TNA's Johnny Moss, Crusher Brannigan and more as they battle it out in the ring.
For a chance to win follow us on Twitter at @GoOldham and retweet any of the special tweets we'll be posting on Wednesday on Thursday.
We'll draw three lucky winners on Friday 15 February, 12noon.