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Thu
06
Feb

Harry Potter Night (The Triwizard Quiz Night!)

For ages 16+, other events and activities for younger ages will be available at Oldham Library, please book separately for these. Further details on this and more to be available soon.

A Harry Potter Quiz Night like no other!

Hagrid is coming to…

Thu
13
Feb

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

Fresh from its off-Broadway debut and milestone 100th performance, Mark Farrelly’s hugely acclaimed solo play comes to live@thelibrary. Naked Hope depicts Quentin at two phases of his extraordinary life: alone in his Chelsea flat in the 1960s,…

Tue
25
Feb

Ladies That Bus! Writing Workshop

Ladies that Bus is a new comedy which will be performed at Oldham Coliseum Theatre on Wednesday 26 February. This 90 minute workshop, led by Joyce Branagh, will share the research behind Ladies That Bus, and participants will be encouraged to write…

Sat
29
Feb

The Mystery of the Raddlesham Mumps

After the windswept double funeral of his parents, 7-year-old Crispin (or Crispin de Quincy de Faversham Clumps to give him his full name) inherits his ancestral home – Raddlesham Mumps. He finds himself in a huge empty house with only an ancient…

Sat
29
Feb

The Mystery of the Raddlesham Mumps

After the windswept double funeral of his parents, 7-year-old Crispin (or Crispin de Quincy de Faversham Clumps to give him his full name) inherits his ancestral home – Raddlesham Mumps. He finds himself in a huge empty house with only an ancient…

Wed
04
Mar

David Nolan

Join multi award-winning author, television producer and crime reporter, David Nolan, to discuss his upcoming book, The Mermaid’s Pool. It’s the follow up to Black Moss - part two of David’s ‘Manc Noir’ trilogy set in Oldham.  

 

Authors will be…

Thu
05
Mar

An Audience with Kate Fox

In the week of International Women’s Day, join Kate Fox for an evening of stand-up comedy with spoken word. Kate includes material from her popular Radio 4 series “The Price of Happiness”.

 

BOOK NOW via Eventbrite (Opens in a New…

Mon
09
Mar

Bonnie Meekums

Local writer, Bonnie Meekums, celebrates the launch of her debut novel, A Kind of Family. The book challenges traditional ideas about what constitutes family, overcoming grief, healing the past, and ultimately hope.

Authors will be selling and…

Tue
10
Mar

Plant Fetish

live@thelibrary and Oldham Coliseum present

Chanje Kunda

Plant Fetish

Performance artist Chanje Kunda was suffering with anxiety when she discovered that plants reduce stress and that some women in Mexico, fed up with men, were getting married…

Thu
12
Mar

Little French Cinema - Launch Event (Wine and Cheese reception) and Screening of La Vie en Rose

Launch reception (Wine and Cheese) of the 2020 Little French Cinema Season from 6.15pm followed by the screening of La Vie en Rose

About this Event

Starring Marion Cotillard this Biopic of Edith Piaf follows her life from…

Mon
16
Mar

The Last Quiz Night on Earth

Following two sold-out tours of Chip Shop Chips, Box of Tricks brings an explosive pre-apocalyptic comedyto your local.

It’s the final countdown. Landlady Kathy invites you to the last quiz night on earth with Quizmaster Rav. He’s the host with…

Tue
17
Mar

The Last Quiz Night on Earth

Following two sold-out tours of Chip Shop Chips, Box of Tricks brings an explosive pre-apocalyptic comedyto your local.

It’s the final countdown. Landlady Kathy invites you to the last quiz night on earth with Quizmaster Rav. He’s the host with…

Thu
19
Mar

My Jerusalem

A unique solo performance combining live music with storytelling and projected images. My Jerusalem is a politically-charged tale of a drunken one-night stand, infused with stories of growing up in the turmoil of 1980’s Israel.

 

BOOK NOW Via…

Thu
26
Mar

One Big Blow

This influential play was written 15 years before ‘Brassed Off!’ and tells of a colliery brass band going to the Mineworkers Championship in Blackpool. This colourful, emotive and witty production features 6 actors but no instruments, with all the…

Sat
04
Apr

SLIME

Being a slug is hard. Everyone thinks you’re disgusting.

Slug and Caterpillar are starving, and the only leaf left in the garden is out of reach. Slug thinks they should work together. Caterpillar doesn’t.

Enter the undergrowth to SQUISH, SQUELCH…

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