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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 […]

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 […]

Gallery Oldham showcases the work of Albert Adams

Self Portrait: Woodcut

Gallery Oldham is delighted to be able to showcase the work of one of the most important artists to emerge from South Africa in the 20th century. The work of Albert Adams, from the collection of the University of Salford, will be on show from November 30 until April 19.

Albert […]

Saddleworth Group of Artists to exhibit at Brownhill

Saddleworth Group of Artists Annual Winter Exhibition at the Brownhill Centre, Uppermill.

The group will again hold their very popular show between Saturday November 23rd and Saturday December 21st with up to fifty works on display including oil, watercolour, pastel and textiles.

Saddleworth Artists subscribe to a wide range of styles from photorealism to expressionistic […]

Autumn exhibition at the Millyard Gallery, Uppermill

Spindleopolis: When cotton was King

Gallery Oldham’s latest exhibition looks back 100 years to when the Borough was the centre of the universe when it came to cotton.

In 1913, the peak year for the United Kingdom’s cotton industry, Oldham boasted more spindles than any town in the world.

‘Spindleopolis: When Cotton Was King’ revisits the everyday lives of this […]

Brian Clark, ‘I am built of red bricks and covered in black smog’

Oldham Gallery celebrates the work of Brian Clark, one of the Oldham’s best known artists.

Brian Clarke was born in Oldham in 1953 and is best known locally for designing the stained glass roof in the town centre’s Spindles Shopping Centre. Finished in 1990 it celebrates the work of another famous Oldhamer, composer William Walton.