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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 […]

2016 Diggle Blues Festival

by Dave Wood

Diggle Blues Festival is designed so that you can watch the first band or artist at the first venue, have half an hour to walk to the next venue, buy a drink, find a seat, watch the next band, and so on…

It’s a musical tour of Diggle.

You don’t have to […]

Extra Drop-In Event for Diggle Highway Plans

Oldham Council is holding an extra drop-in event where people can view the proposed highways scheme for the new Saddleworth School next week.

A first event is being held tomorrow (December 10) at Kiln Green Church, Diggle, on Thursday, December 10 between 3pm and 7.30pm.

An additional drop-in event is now scheduled to take place […]

Diggle’s Christmas Lights Switch-On

2015 Diggle Blues Festival

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Follow this link to see more photographs of the 2015 Diggle Blues Festival.

Yes Sir!, Kiln green Hall (Photo: ©Stuart Coleman)

Sinner Boy, Diggle Band Club (Photo: ©Stuart Coleman)

Franny Eubank Blues Band, Kilngreen Hall (Photo: ©Stuart Coleman)

 

Tipitina, Hanging Gate (Photo: ©Stuart Coleman)

Paolo Fushi, Kilngreen Hall (Photo: […]

Diggle Blues Festival 2015

Backwater Blues Band, Kilngreen Hall ( Stuart Coleman © 2015)

by Dave Wood

This is the sixth Diggle Blues Festival. The festival takes place in the village and runs from Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st June 2015.

The format is the same as for previous years. On Saturday and Sunday it’s a musical tour […]

Supporting Tradition in Diggle: Diggle Whit Friday Committee

Windy Whit Friday Walk (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2015)

An appeal to the residents of Diggle for their continued support of the Whit Friday Walks

by Lynda Elmore

Members of the Diggle Whit Friday Committee consist of a small group of Diggle residents who represent both churches in the village. At the moment we have eight […]

Diggle’s Christingle and Christmas Lights switch-on

Diggle children celebrating Christingle 2013 (Photo: Stuart Coleman © 2014)

The Annual Christingle Service, led by Mr. Duncan Rhodes, will be held this year in the car park of The Hanging Gate on Sunday 7th December at 4.00pm.

There will be a carol service, involving children from Diggle Primary School, and a Christmas lights […]

Diggle Beavers Celebrate 21 Years

Back row left to right: Christine Smith, Linda Hall, Grandpa Green’s Carole Scholes and Richard Scholes (former Beaver), Anne Collier (Assistant District Commissioner for Beavers), Rev Duncan Rhodes. Front row left to right: Alfie Milovanovic, Finlay Ashton, Oliver Ashton (not in uniform as he will be joining at our next meeting and will be […]

Fashion Show at Kilngreen

Super model Gail Beaumont (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)

Friends Of Diggle School presents

Fashion Show

at Kilngreen Church Hall

On Friday 11th July from 7.45pm

Tickets now on sale from the school office or Diggle Post Office for just £5 (Ticket includes one free drink).

High street Fashion and Reduced Designer clothing to suit […]