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Whit Friday in Diggle

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Diggle’s Christmas Lights Switch-On: 4th December

Event: The Diggle Christmas lights switch-on

Location: Diggle Band Club on 4th December 2016 at 2:30pm

2:30pm Mulled wine and minced pies

2:45pm Diggle School Choir and Diggle Band perform a selection of Christmas carols

3:30pm Procession to the Christmas tree site lead by Diggle Band

3:45pm Short service and community carol singing led by […]

We Need Your Help

Photo: ©StuartColeman

The Diggle Band Contest organisers need your help.

Helpers are needed for this year’s band contest in Diggle on 20th May 2016. Organisers are looking for people to do a stint of around one hour directing coaches and guiding bands.

Young people are very welcome as helpers.

Anyone who is interested should […]

Diggle’s Christmas Lights Switch-On

 

 

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Diggle’s Christmas Lights Switch-On

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 […]

An evening of music at Kilngreen Church

Diggle B Band’s Christmas Concert