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Autumn at the Cabin featured artist Patricia Fernandes

Featuring around 300 pieces this years Oldham Open is one of our most popular to date. This years entries range from intricate hand crafted wooden jewellery to paintings, sculpture and large scale models. The remarkable array of mediums, techniques and styles used demonstrates the talents and skills of local artists and craftspeople from the Borough of Oldham. To […]

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Along the Shore by Joseph Edward Southall

Along the Shore by Joseph Edward Southall 1910 At the age of 13 I fell in love. I remember the sudden rush of emotion, of feeling lifted from the ground and a shudder of joy that shook my shoulders. But it was not with a boy it was with a painting. I was walking up […]

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The Old Town Hall featured artist Liz Ackerley

Featuring around 300 pieces this years Oldham Open is one of our most popular to date. This years entries range from intricate hand crafted wooden jewellery to paintings, sculpture and large scale models. The remarkable array of mediums, techniques and styles used demonstrates the talents and skills of local artists and craftspeople from the Borough of Oldham. To […]

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Pan’s Labyrinth featured artist Lee Nolan

Featuring around 300 pieces this years Oldham Open is one of our most popular to date. This years entries range from intricate hand crafted wooden jewellery to paintings, sculpture and large scale models. The remarkable array of mediums, techniques and styles used demonstrates the talents and skills of local artists and craftspeople from the Borough of […]

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In The Name Of.. featured artist Rick Reddyoff

In the Name Of…. My Obsession with Names and How it became a photo series ‘What’s in a name? A rose by any other would smell as sweet.’ So wrote Shakespeare in some play or other. And you have to admit, he has a point. What exactly is in a name? Of course, what he’s […]

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The Oldham Open is officially open…for submissions

We’ve been talking about this for months, but THIS is the week in which you need to bring your submissions to Gallery Oldham for consideration by our selection panel! Submission days are Wednesday – Saturday this week, 6th – 8th September. 10am – 4pm.

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Revealing forgotten secrets

Work has continued to strip away decades of modern additions to the old Library & Art Gallery on Union Street. After several weeks the building is now back to its original fabric and long-hidden features have been revealed. These include reopening the lightwell down to the first floor as well as removing the old lift […]

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