Christmas is coming to Saddleworth – what’s on guide for lights switch-on events

SADDLEWORTH’S villages will shine brightly with Christmas cheer as light switch-ons and festive events take place across the area.

  • Springhead: Friday, December 1 from 6pm at the junction of Ashbrook Road and Oldham Road with a band, choir from Springhead Infants and Nursery School, Santa and refreshments
  • Greenfield: On Saturday, December 2 starting at 6pm at the Christmas Tree on Chew Valley Road near the bridleway. Boarshurst brass band will be playing festive music
  • Uppermill: Saturday, December 2 following the Santa Dash. At 4pm, there will be a chance to sing Christmas carols before the lighting up of the tree at Uppermill Methodist Church
  • Dobcross: Saturday, December 2 at 6pm
  • Grotton: Sunday, December 3 at 5:30pm following the Christmas fair at the Pavilion between 3 and 5:30pm
  • Denshaw: Sunday, December 3 at 5pm with Delph band providing entertainment. A road closure will be in place until 7pm
  • Lydgate: Thursday December 5 at The White Hart inn at 6pm
  • Diggle: Saturday, December 9 at 5:30pm at the Diggle Hotel

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