Theatres and Entertainment
Oldham Coliseum Theatre
Fairbottom Street, Oldham
Buses 58, 59, 83, 184, 350 and 425 will take you there
Oldham Coliseum Theatre is renowned for its professional programme of plays and its annual pantomime which is a hit with audiences from all across the North West of England. Whether you’re into comedy, a musical or a play to get you thinking, Oldham Coliseum Theatre has something for everyone with competitively priced tickets. It has regular nights of music and comedy too. Located just off Yorkshire Street, this hidden gem is perfect for an afternoon or evening performance.
Shaw Playhouse 2
Newtown Steet, Shaw
Buses 58, 59 and 182 will take you there
The Playhouse 2 is a 153 seat theatre in the heart of Shaw, Oldham. The unique open thrust stage provides perfect viewing from any angle. The home of amateur theatre company ‘Crompton Stage Society’, since 1966, staging a wide variety of entertainment, professional as well as amateur - Five drama productions each season as well as Live Music, Cinema and a Youth Theatre.
The Bridgewater Hall
Lower Mosley Street, Manchester
Bus 2 will take you there
The Bridgewater Hall is Manchester's international concert venue, built to give the best possible space for music. The Hall hosts over 250 performances a year including classical music, rock, pop, jazz, world music and much more. The Hall is home to three resident orchestras: the Hallé, the BBC Philharmonic and Manchester Camerata. The Hall also programmes its own classical music season, the International Concert Series. Closed during August.
97 Oxford Street, Manchester
Vantage bus will take you there
The Palace Theatre has a rich history of the arts having opened on Whit Monday 1891 hosting such greats as; Marie Lloyd, Harry Lauder, Little Tich, Lillie Langtry, Vesta Tilley and Charlie Chaplin. Nowadays, the theatre has the biggest and most well-known productions from across the world. There's always an amazing show to catch!