Young People

Gallery Oldham has a wide range of collections and exhibitions to inspire your creative side!

Filming in the gallery

The gallery is dedicated to providing hands-on opportunities to develop the skills and talents of young people aged 11 – 25.
If you’re an individual or group interested in what we do then get in touch!

We can work with you to develop and deliver interesting and engaging projects to suit your needs and talents. Gallery Oldham is an Arts Award Centre and Supporter, trained to deliver all levels of Arts Award to individuals and groups.

If you or your group of young people would like to do your Arts Award or need help completing your Arts Award then please get in touch, we can offer practical workshops, tours of the gallery, career sessions, object handling sessions and bespoke workshops.

Take part in our creative taster sessions for 11 – 16 year olds and find out what you can do at Gallery Oldham.

£3.50 per person, per workshop. Book online via Eventbrite.

Marble Effects
Thursday 10 August, 1 – 3pm

Experiment with this unusual marbling technique and create your own colourful prints.

Immersive Spaces
Thursday 17 August, 1 – 3pm
Design and create your own immersive space in our den building workshop.

Lino Printing
Thursday 24 August, 1 – 3pm
Design, create and learn a new skill in our Lino printing workshop.

Make it LARGE
Thursday 31 August, 1 – 3pm

In this workshop focus on LARGE scale art works, imagine floor length paper and lots of interesting
materials to test out your mark making skills.


Birthday Workshops

Gallery Oldham is the perfect place to have your next birthday party!

Our birthday packages are tailor-made for your special day so no matter whether you’re an all girls, all boys or mixed party get in touch and we’ll create the perfect day for you.

Birthday bookings include:

Birthday party participants

Birthday party participants

  • Private party room hire for  2 ½ hours.
  • Personalised birthday chalkboard/welcome sign.
  • Personalised birthday card.
  • Arts activity delivered by a Museum member of staff.
  • Unlimited self-guided visit to the gallery before
    and after your party.
  • Party bags for all party guests filled with arty goodies.

Parties are for min.8 and max.15 participants.
Catering can be provided at an additional cost.

Thank you so much for an amazing arty party for Emily’s 8th birthday. Look forward to seeing you again for her 9th!

To book any workshops or parties and for more information please get in touch with EvaD Ould-Okojie on or call 0161 770 4741.