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Digital Festival

Children, young people and families. At Oldham Library , Greaves Street, OL1 1AL, Oldham. United Kingdom.

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Join Oldham Libraries and Peshkar for a day of digital explorations and experiments with some of the best digital artists around.

There is something for everyone including

Digital art workshops with a variety of artists. Young people aged between five and 25 can also achieve an Arts Award Discover certificate by attending and taking part in the festival.

Little Coders   10.30am-11.30am

For all 3 - 6yr olds who want to have a go at coding using Spheros, Code-A-Pillar and Blue-bots. Drop in, no need to book.

Code Club 10am - 12pm

Fancy joining or running a Code Club? Find out more with the team from Failsworth Code Club 

Tech and Tea 10.30am - 11.30am

Join us for Tech and Tea and learn some of the benefits of getting online in this relaxed and informal workshop while we take away the usual stress associated with learning about technology. Drop in, no need to book.

Make|Play|Code 2pm - 3pm

Have a go at coding with Sphero, Ozobots and Micro:bits and Makey Makey. Drop in, no need to book.


All day activities and information

University Centre Oldham will be talking about digital creative careers and inviting you to have a go at VR

Find out about 3d printing

Device advice and IT help with Natwest

Imagine yourself in a different world with our green screen photography

We'll show you how to get e-books, audiobooks and magazines on your phones and tablets with BorrowBox and RB Digital


We look forward to seeing you! Oldham Digital Festival 11am - 3pm 



If you need help with any of our services please contact the library team: oldham.library@oldham.gov.uk | Tel 0161 770 8000