Oldham Coliseum Theatre closed ‘with heavy hearts’ until early 2021

OLDHAM Coliseum Theatre has confirmed “with heavy hearts” that it is closed to the public until early 2021 to safeguard its future and vital role…

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Oldham Coliseum receives lifeline grant from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

OLDHAM Coliseum Theatre has been awarded £243,000 as part of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. The £1.57 billion fund…

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Festive cheer as live theatre returns to Delph with ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’

THE annual pantomime has been cancelled but the show will go on at Delph’s Millgate Theatre this Christmas with a socially distanced, ‘Covid-secure’ children’s production.…

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Oldham Coliseum welcomes audiences back with innovative virtual reality performances

OLDHAM Coliseum Theatre invites audiences back into the historic building for a brand-new Covid safe experience: a 360° live-action and animated virtual reality show. PETRICHOR,…

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Oldham Coliseum asks public to ‘Get Behind Us’ with first ever Crowdfunder to raise £40,000

OLDHAM Coliseum Theatre has launched its first ever Crowdfunder asking the public to ‘Get Behind Us’ and support the theatre’s future for generations to come.…

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Arts ache: Millgate doors closed for immediate future

DELPH’S thriving Millgate Arts Centre may not fully re-open as an entertainment hub for another 12 months. That’s the message from chairman Ian Shepherd in…

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‘Big’ decision to be made on Millgate pantomime but Night of Proms is off

DELPH’S Christmas pantomime has become an annual treat for Saddleworth audiences and beyond. Tickets for the 2020 show – Dick Whittington- went on sale even…

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Oldham Coliseum and DANC explore ‘Distance’ through experiences of disabled artists

Oldham Coliseum Theatre and TripleC/DANC have joined forces to commission, produce and present three short audio plays by disabled writers, based on the theme of ‘Distance’. Inspired by…

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Only Fools and Horses Star John Challis to perform at Holmfirth Civic Hall

ONLY Fools and Horse Star John Challis will perform at Holmfirth Civic Hall next year as the community venue continues to expand its range of…

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