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2014 Diggle Blues Festival

Gallery of selected images taken at the 2014 Diggle Blues Festival

Garron Firth, Diggle Hotel (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)

Angelo Palladino, Woolyknit Cafe (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)

Backwater Blues Band, Kilngreen Hall (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)

Backwater Blues band, Kilngreen Hall (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)

Sons of the Delta, Hanging Gate (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)

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Diggle children celebrate Christmas and say farewell to their village green

 

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The Scarborough Flyer entering Standedge Tunnel, Diggle: September 2013

Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013

2013 Saddleworth Rushcart Festival

 

Photo: Stuart Coleman@2013

Photo: Stuart Coleman@2013

Photo: Stuart Coleman@2013

Photo: Stuart Coleman@2013

Photo: Stuart Coleman@2013

Photo: Stuart Coleman@2013

Photo: Stuart Coleman@2013

Photo: Stuart Coleman@2013

Photo: Stuart Coleman@2013

Photo: Stuart Coleman@2013

Photo: Stuart Coleman@2013

Photo: Stuart Coleman@2013

Photo: Stuart Coleman@2013

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Charity Curry Night

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Jackie Barrow, a local Diggle resident is organising a charity curry night to raise money Khelghar Palakneeti, a Charity run after school provision for the children of Lakshminagar slum of Pune (formerly Pooona), India.

Previously, a film crew from the BBC’s Technology Website filmed Jackie Skyping the group of children at Khelghar.

Subsequently the BBC’s [...]

Diggle Band Club goes from strength to strength

Photo: courtesy of Stuart Coleman Photography©2012

Diggle Band Club is going from strength to strength. Following their recent success with the Owterzeds, The British Legion Dinner and the Christmas Craft Fair they are continuing to establish the club as the premier venue for live music in Diggle.

This Saturday, the 24th November, the very [...]

The festive season has officially begun!

Kiln Green Church started the Christmas season with its annual Christmas Fair on Saturday the 10th November. The event which was well attended by local residents was opened by Diggle’s Para- Olympic swimmer, Ben Proctor. Dilys Proctor, Ben’s Grandmother, said she had been associated with Kiln Green church for many years and had always supported [...]

Huge turnout for Diggle’s Whit Walk

To see photographs of Diggle’s Whit Walk click here or on any of the images below.

Kilngreen Brownies leading the walk (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2012)

Diggle Cubs (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2012)

Rainbows (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2012)

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Future concert dates for Diggle band

Diggle band

Diggle Bands revival has been remarkable; the original band was disbanded in 1926 which left Diggle with a Band Club and no band.

Brian Taylor (soprano cornet player for many years) always dreamed of restarting the band. Conversation at a social event with Alan and Dorothy Rhodes started to make the dream [...]