Thursday 15th June
7:30pm – 8:30pm The Gate Howlin’ Mat 9pm – 11pm Diggle Band Club Melvin Hancox Band
Friday 16th June
7pm – 8:30pm The Gate Beetroot Jam 9pm – 11pm Band Club Mighty Revelators
Saturday 17th June
3pm – 4:15pm Grandpa Greens Mississippi Malc 4:45pm – 6pm Woolyknits Mike Whellans 6:30pm – 8:30pm […]
Diggle Contest (Photo: ©2015 Stuart Coleman)
Thousands of people from across Oldham and beyond are set to enjoy a spectacular day of free entertainment at the world famous Whit Friday band contests on Friday 29th May.
Dubbed locally as ‘the greatest free show on earth’, this traditional event dates back to an earliest-recorded contest […]
2013 Whit Walks (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)
by Lynda Elmore and Brian Cliffe, Diggle Whit Friday Committee
The Whit Friday Walk will take place this Friday 13 th June, starting from Kilngreen Church at 9.15 am.
Hopefully it will be a little warmer this year- the weather was not kind to us at all in […]
Whit Friday 2013 (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)
Thousands of people from across the borough and beyond are set to enjoy a spectacular day of free entertainment at the famous Whit Friday band contests.
Oldham Council has been providing help and financial support to ensure the 2014 Saddleworth and Lees contests hit the right notes once […]
BEST ILLUMINATED PUB
Winner Swan Inn, The Square, Dobcross
Second Prize Cross Keys Inn, Running Hill Gate, Uppermill
BEST ILLUMINATED SHOP WINDOW
Winner NK. Hair Studios, High Street, Uppermill
Second Prize Studio Five, New Street, Uppermill
Highly Commended Face & Beauty, Oldham Road, Grotton
BEST DECORATED SHOP WINDOW
Winner Eden, High Street, […]
Click on any photograph to see the Whit Walk gallery.
Diggle Band, Whit Friday (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013)
Thousands of people are set to enjoy a spectacular day of free entertainment at the famous Whit Friday band contests in Saddleworth.
Oldham Council has been providing organisational help and financial support to ensure the 2013 Saddleworth and Lees contests hit the high notes once again.
Please see the following diversion and road closures that will affect services travelling through Saddleworth on Whit Friday.
First bus have worked closely with Oldham Council, Greater Manchester Police and Event Organisers to try and keep service disruption to a minimum.
I an Hulse, Operations Manager said, “The diversions and road closures are necessary due […]
24th May – Whit Friday. Watch out for the band clubs beer stall at the bottom of the drive – selling beer, locally made gourmet pies, band cd. Also (hopefully) the launch of the fundraising “I Dig Diggle” T-shirt.
25th May – Live band night – Final Destination […]