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Whit Friday in Diggle

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Diggle Blues Festival Line-Up 2017

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 […]

Whit Friday Band Contest will hit all the right notes

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 […]

Arrangements for Whit Friday in Diggle

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 Band Contest to Hit the Right Notes

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 […]

Saddleworth Christmas Illuminations Results 2013

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, […]

Diggle Band Contest Presentation

Diggle’s windy Whit Walk

Click on any photograph to see the Whit Walk gallery.

 

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Thousands set to enjoy the Whit Friday Band Contest

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.

This […]

Whit Friday – Bus timetables and parking restrictions

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 […]