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Oldham Town Centre
Parliament Square


Saturday 24th July 2021 11am to 8pm FREE

Oldham  Festival

Oldham Town Centre in Parliament Square, Gallery Oldham Gardens, and Church Gardens.

Festival Oldham is Oldham's annual Street Arts Festival and this years theme is 'Heroes'. The town centre and Gallery Oldham will be bustling with over 100 performers and artists. There’ll be circus acts, street painting, dancing, live music and games amongst many other things, and it’s all free. 

See you there!

ook your free Festival Oldham superhero creative pack and celebrate your inner superhero.
Create your very own superhero costume and come and join the fun at Festival Oldham on Saturday 24 July, 12noon–4pm.

Head to the Super-Hero Selfie Station and enter the Superhero Machine to reveal your superpowers.

A limited number of packs are available, so be quick. 

Book your superhero creative pack

Superhero pack - Eventbrite page

Festival Oldham activities:

A Sweep of Swallows

Captain Continent


Cirque Delight



Juba do Leão


Junk Jam

Kantaben the Roller Bird

Look Up

Mr Men and Little Miss

Ollie and Millie Super Owls



Street art games trail

Supporting a Hero

Tables and Chairs

Taking Flight

The Bee Cart

The Princess

The Superhero Machine


Urban Astronaut

Wild World Heroes’

Working with the Wind


The event will welcome back street theatre, music, dance, visual arts, street art and sculpture that showcase local and national talent .

It will celebrate the start of the School Summer holidays and Oldham Libraries Summer Reading Challenge.


Road Directions

Free town centre parking : You can park for free for up to 3 hours on all Council owned town centre car parks every Saturday and Sunday. To qualify for this offer you must take a ticket from the pay and display machine for the length of time you are intending to stay.

Council owned town centre car parks: Civic Centre, Waterloo Street, Southgate Street, Bow Street, Bradshaw Street, Rock Street, Tommyfield (No Return Within 3 Hours) and New Radcliffe Street

What to do:

To take advantage of this offer you must take a ticket from the pay and display machine for the length of time you intend to stay. The ticket must be clearly displayed in the windscreen of your vehicle before you leave the car park. If you want to park for longer than 3 hours you must pay at the pay and display machine for the entire length of your stay. You can also park for up to 30 minutes on-street, seven days a week when you take a ticket from the pay and display machine.

Public Transport Directions

Access to Oldham town has never been easier thanks to Metrolink. The town centre line has three stops – Oldham Mumps, Oldham Central and Oldham King Street – meaning the many shops, attractions, events and leisure offer is all within a short distance.

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