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New vision for Oldham Coliseum Theatre

The latest vision for the new Oldham Coliseum Theatre is being released today ahead of the submission of a planning application.

Oldham Council and Oldham Coliseum Theatre have been working on a redesign with Mecanoo, the project architects, following the addition of plans for a studio theatre and feedback on the initial proposals.

The new […]

Gallery Oldham Announces ‘The Oldham Open 2017’

Gallery Oldham is inviting local artists to submit work to the ever popular ‘Oldham Open’.

The exhibition – which will run from 22 September to 18 November – promises to be a visual feast, with the gallery welcoming work from local talent in a variety of media including drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, jewellery, sculpture, film […]

Painter Diana Terry Explores the Saddleworth Edges

Saddleworth Edges

4 March-2 April 2017


Uppermill Museum and Art Gallery

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One of the many things that I love about living in Saddleworth is the way that the built environment ends in a clear defined manner. Although it is on the edge of a conurbation, the boundaries […]

A Big Big exhibition at Gallery Oldham

Taking the camera out on the road.

The extraordinary Big Big Camera has been in the collections of Gallery Oldham for many years. Over the last two years artist and photographer Ian Beesley has been working to reuse this industrial relic and photograph the Oldham area in a whole new way. This new exhibition […]

Art Exhibition: Saddleworth in Summer

On Location

‘Saddleworth in Summer’ is a select exhibition of unique landscapes painted on location (en plein air) by a group of Saddleworth based artists over the last three years.

The exhibition will be open for viewing during the run of the play at the Millgate Arts Centre, Delph from Sunday 27th November (preview […]

Saddleworth Group of Artists Annual Summer Exhibition 2016

Summer Morning Sunlight, John McCombs ROI, RBA, PPMAF

By Jane Braithwaite

Well known local artists will again be exhibiting their work for the Saddleworth Group of Artists Summer Exhibition at the Saddleworth Museum from Saturday 27th August to Sunday 30th October. This will be the first exhibition since refurbishment of the museum.

Always a […]

Winter Art Exhibition 2015

Acrylic and Charcoal. (Untitled). Stephen Stringer

Alan Willows

Saddleworth Group of Artists present their Annual Winter Art Exhibition 2015 from Saturday 28th November 2015 to Saturday 9th January 2016.

The Saddleworth Group of Artists have a new venue for their Winter Exhibition this year. They will be showing The exhibition opens daily 9.15am […]

Exciting new opportunities for pupils at Saddleworth school

Gill Pierce, Sub Pressure Studios (©2015 Stuart Coleman)

Gill Pierce, Sub Pressure Studios (Photo:©2015 Stuart Coleman)

To add to Saddleworth School’s enrichment programme on Wednesday afternoons in term time, businesses at Warth Mill, Diggle are offering new opportunities to pupils in the Performing and Creative arts.

SUB PRESSURE STUDIOS, which are band rehearsal studios, are offering courses in drums, percussion, guitar, keyboard, […]

Saddleworth Group of Artists Summer Exhibition

Rainy Day in Manchester. Artist: Jane Braithwaite

Saddleworth Group of Artists Festival Exhibition

May 9 to June 18, 2015,

1.00pm to 4.00pm daily, Saddleworth Museum, Uppermill, Saddleworth.

This year, The Saddleworth Group of Artists, will hold its annual summer exhibition at the Saddleworth Museum, Uppermill, in conjunction with The Saddleworth Festival of Arts.

Always […]

Saddleworth to host International Art Week

It’s International Art Week (otherwise known as Journee de Peinture) here in Saddleworth, from Saturday June 20th to June 27th 2015 .

Up to 30 accomplished international artists will be arriving from America, Germany, France and Switzerland in order to paint alongside local artists here in Saddleworth and surrounding areas. Our local art group, the […]