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Thu
23
Jan

DRY

The Wilsons may be middle class and middle aged but there is nothing middling about their alcohol intake. Can they keep the ‘toxic’ out of ‘intoxicated’ and keep the family together, or is it a case of sorrows drowned? DRY is a one-hour drama,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Thu
16
Apr

The Empathy Experiment

Could you survive without your phone for a day?  Award-winning Canadian poet Rose Condo embarks on her own Day of No Mobile Phones, exploring tech addiction and compassion.  Rose uses herself as the test subject … but can her experiment save…

 

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