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Billy Liar

7.30pm to 10.00pm,
June 9 to June 13, 2015, Ebenezer Congregational Church

Tickets: Tickets £7, except Tuesday night when a special concessionary price of £5 applies.

Uppermill Stage Society has been staging plays and musicals in Saddleworth for 45 years. Keith Waterhouse's classic Billy Liar is the next play will be brought to the stage during the Saddleworth Fes... more details »


Canalside Quilters

1.00pm to 4.00pm,
June 6 to June 7, 2015, The Church of St William & the Sacred Heart

Tickets: Free

Sunday, 1pm till 4pm

The Canalside Quilters who meet at Saddleworth Museum are holding an exhibition of their work – traditional and contemporary.... more details »


Festival "Songs of Praise"

5.45pm, June 7, 2015, Uppermill Methodist Church
Tickets: Free of charge

Arranged by Churches Together in Saddleworth. Compere Marjorie Lofthouse. All are welcome. The event will finish in time to attend other Festival performances that evening.... more details »


Filumena

7.30pm, June 6, 2015, Millgate Arts Centre
Tickets: £8

Saddleworth Players are a thriving amateur theatre company based in the heart of Saddleworth. The play 'Filumena' is set in the heat of late 1940s Naples. Filumena Maraturano lies on her deathbed ... more details »


An afternoon with Dr Jonathan Foyle

2.00pm, June 13, 2015, Saddleworth Museum

George Shaw of Saddleworth: The man who unwittingly rescued a royal treasure

In 2010, a curious and elaborately carved piece of furniture was bought from a Chester auction house. It was tho... more details »


International Celebrity Recital

12.15pm, June 6, 2015, Uppermill Methodist Church
Tickets: Tickets £5 from uppermillcc@hotmail.co.uk or with SSAE to 53 Netherhouse Rd, Shaw, OL2 7HY (cheques payable to ‘Uppermill Coffee Concerts Series’) before May 29th.

A Saturday lunchtime concert featuring the acclaimed soprano Julia Doyle in recital which is sure to charm music-lovers already accustomed to hearing musicians of the highest quality as part of the p... more details »


Like Someone In Love

7.00pm, June 8, 2015, Millgate Arts Centre
Tickets: In order to come and see an SFS show you must be a member of the society, or a member’s guest. Membership costs £30, or a guest ticket is £5.

This Tokyo-set drama by director Abus Kiarostani is beautifuly shot and acted. A young sociology student, played by Ria Takanashi, moonlights as a high-end escort but finds her latest client, an eld... more details »


Saddleworth Discovery Walks – talk and book signing

1.00pm to 4.00pm,
June 7 to June 7, 2015, Brownhill Visitor Centre

During the whole Festival week an exhibition of stunning landscape photos by locally acclaimed photographer, Ray Green, will be on display at the Brownhill Centre. The photos illustrate Chris Maylor... more details »


Yorkshire Imperial Band

8.00pm, June 6, 2015, Dobcross Band Club
Tickets: Admission £5. Ticket and booking information dobcrossbandclub@gmail.com

A great opportunity to hear the Yorkshire Imperial Band in concert. Find out more.... more details »


International Celebrity Recital

June 6, 2015, 12.15pm, Uppermill Methodist Church
Tickets: Tickets £5 from uppermillcc@hotmail.co.uk or with SSAE to 53 Netherhouse Rd, Shaw, OL2 7HY (cheques payable to ‘Uppermill Coffee Concerts Series’) before May 29th.

A Saturday lunchtime concert featuring the acclaimed soprano Julia Doyle in recital which is sure to charm music-lovers already accustomed to hearing musicians of the highest quality as part of the p... more details »


Canalside Quilters

June 6 to June 7, 2015,
1.00pm to 4.00pm, The Church of St William & the Sacred Heart

Tickets: Free

Sunday, 1pm till 4pm

The Canalside Quilters who meet at Saddleworth Museum are holding an exhibition of their work – traditional and contemporary.... more details »


Filumena

June 6, 2015, 7.30pm, Millgate Arts Centre
Tickets: £8

Saddleworth Players are a thriving amateur theatre company based in the heart of Saddleworth. The play 'Filumena' is set in the heat of late 1940s Naples. Filumena Maraturano lies on her deathbed ... more details »


Yorkshire Imperial Band

June 6, 2015, 8.00pm, Dobcross Band Club
Tickets: Admission £5. Ticket and booking information dobcrossbandclub@gmail.com

A great opportunity to hear the Yorkshire Imperial Band in concert. Find out more.... more details »


Saddleworth Discovery Walks – talk and book signing

June 7 to June 7, 2015,
1.00pm to 4.00pm, Brownhill Visitor Centre

During the whole Festival week an exhibition of stunning landscape photos by locally acclaimed photographer, Ray Green, will be on display at the Brownhill Centre. The photos illustrate Chris Maylor... more details »


Festival "Songs of Praise"

June 7, 2015, 5.45pm, Uppermill Methodist Church
Tickets: Free of charge

Arranged by Churches Together in Saddleworth. Compere Marjorie Lofthouse. All are welcome. The event will finish in time to attend other Festival performances that evening.... more details »


Like Someone In Love

June 8, 2015, 7.00pm, Millgate Arts Centre
Tickets: In order to come and see an SFS show you must be a member of the society, or a member’s guest. Membership costs £30, or a guest ticket is £5.

This Tokyo-set drama by director Abus Kiarostani is beautifuly shot and acted. A young sociology student, played by Ria Takanashi, moonlights as a high-end escort but finds her latest client, an eld... more details »


Billy Liar

June 9 to June 13, 2015,
7.30pm to 10.00pm, Ebenezer Congregational Church

Tickets: Tickets £7, except Tuesday night when a special concessionary price of £5 applies.

Uppermill Stage Society has been staging plays and musicals in Saddleworth for 45 years. Keith Waterhouse's classic Billy Liar is the next play will be brought to the stage during the Saddleworth Fes... more details »


An afternoon with Dr Jonathan Foyle

June 13, 2015, 2.00pm, Saddleworth Museum

George Shaw of Saddleworth: The man who unwittingly rescued a royal treasure

In 2010, a curious and elaborately carved piece of furniture was bought from a Chester auction house. It was tho... more details »