Accelerate – Oldham’s Festival of Transport Goes Digital


Accelerate goes Digital…Buckle up and join us as Oldham Festival of Transport goes digital this Saturday.


This weekend we should have been welcoming you all to Gallery Oldham for our annual Accelerate festival, featuring SpareParts Festival, Tame Valley Vintage Car Club and Museum of Transport for Greater Manchester. However, due to the impact of Coronavirus the event has now been postponed until next year.

From Saturday 23 May 2020 Accelerate goes online with fun, creative activities.


  • Gallery Oldham blog on the Rothwell Car


  • We challenge you to design a SpareParts Parade vehicle for the next festival and see your design brought to life.  Click Accelerate Challenge 2020 to download our PDF.

Accelerate Challenge 2020


  • Watch Hold’em Taxi’s ‘Isolation Workout’ by Encore Street Theatre Company- A special performance for Accelerate 2020.


  • Re-live Accelerate 2019 event:

Watch last year’s event film.

Plus check out the gallery of images from 2019 where you there?