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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)


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 [...]

2014 Diggle Blues Festival

Venues. times and line-up for the 2014 Diggle Blues festival.


Blues Festival Fundraiser: Diggle Band Club


Blues Festival Fundraiser – Real Ale and Cider tasting at Diggle Band Club

Friday 30th May from 7pm

Tickets from Saddleworth Real Ale Shop (Uppermill) and Diggle Band Club.

For more details visit Friends of Diggle Band Club on Facebook.




Diggle Blues Festival 2014

Victor Brox at the 2013 Diggle Blues Festival (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)

The line-up for the Diggle Blues Festival 2014:

Thursday 5th June – Kent Duchaine, Hanging Gate, 8pm. Friday 6th June – Sons of the Delta, Hanging Gate, 7pm. Friday 6th June – Mudcats Blues Trio, Diggle Band Club, 8.30pm. Saturday 7th June – [...]

Extravabandza at Diggle Band Club

Free entry! Five bands! Hot food! Prize raffle! Saturday 28th December – Doors from 7pm. EXTRAVABANZA! Non-Skills, Cherry Hintons, Film Extras, Drums & Wires, Cotton Famine Road.

Diggle B Band’s Christmas Concert

Junkhousedog Blues Band live at Diggle Band Club

What’s On….

‘What’s on’ in and around Diggle in November and December.

5th November – Memories of a Grammar School Boy. A talk by John Fidler on his days at Counthill School. St Chad’s Parish Centre on Station Road, Uppermill at 2pm.

6th November – Saddleworth WI Christmas Market. Saddleworth Hotel at 7:30pm.

9th November – Parish [...]

Digglers dig Diggfest!

Cherry Hintons

Diggle’s first Diggfest at Diggle Band Club on Saturday 28th September was hugely successful. A fantastic range of music and perfect weather brought in the crowds packing the popular music venue to the rafters.

The festival was in aid of three charities; Springhill Hospice of Rochdale, The National Autistic Society and the [...]