What's on

We know that you can’t visit us at the moment but we have loads of fun activities that you can get involved with from home.

Visit our kids & families page for a range of activities to keep the family entertained!

Looking for resources to help with home schooling?

Head to our schools page for cross-curricular PowerPoints with educational activities inspired by artworks and artefacts from our collection.

 


 

We have a huge range of activities for families, individuals, artists, young people and everyone else who visits Gallery Oldham.

Check the calendar on the right for upcoming activities and events.

 

Details of our current exhibitions can be found here. If you’re interested in finding out more about our exhibitions, check out our free lunchtime talks and tours!

 

For Kids and Families we have a fun mix of events for families during all school holidays, our monthly Super Saturdays and weekly Go Baby and GO Explorer sessions. Plus the Small Cinema showing family friendly films.

For Young People we have a variety of creative activities, workshops and sessions to develop your skills. We also deliver and support Arts Award.

For adults we offer a range of informative art and craft courses, and group workshops that are suitable for all levels of ability.

 

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Autumn Half-Term Holidays

October 29, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 31, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Gallery Oldham is full of fun, creative and exciting activities, events and workshops for children & families of all ages. From our early years sessions to our small cinema viewings there’s always something to bring your little ones to.

As well as our regular events, we also have activities in our gallery spaces and landings which are linked to our exhibitions. We also guarantee to have at least one family friendly exhibition at all times.

We have a selection of free, creative and fun family activities which take place during all school holidays. Face painting and craft activities at each session.  Most suitable for ages 4–10 years.

Monday 29 Oct
Flag Making and Badge Sashes

Tuesday 30 Oct 
Guy Fawkes Puppets and Bonfire Night Collages

Wednesday 31 Oct 
Pumpkin Lanterns and Spider Cups

Children must be accompanied by an adult for all family activities.

 

All holiday activities are free with face painting for just £2.

Kids and Families

Kids & Families

We have bags of free fun activities. Super Saturdays creative family fun, come and drop in!. Go Baby! sessions every Thursday. Free activities in the school holidays, and more..

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talks and Tours

Lunchtime talks

Our monthly lunchtime talks are a great way to find out more about exhibitions. Talks are free, informal and last around 30 minutes with time for discussion afterwards. There is no need to book.

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courses and Workshops

Courses and workshops

We run regular adult Art and Craft courses, and also provide workshops and hands-on activities for groups of all abilities.

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Small cinema

Small Cinema

Join us every month to enjoy a range of family friendly movies. Tickets are £3. Join us for fun film-related crafts before each movie. Activities are FREE and run from 12noon – 2pm.

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Cultural Forum

Cultural forum

The Cultural Forum is a meeting place for creative people to gain advice and network with other professionals working in the creative industries.

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