CITYLIFELOCAL THURS, APR 23
Art Class: Every Thursday afternoon at Ryecroft Hall, Audenshaw. Includes refreshments. £2.50. Tel. 0161 370 4315. Modern Sequence Dancing: Every Monday and Thursday evening at Ryecroft Hall, Audenshaw. £2.50 includes refreshments. Tel 0161 370 4315. Tai Chi: Suitable for all abilities, with break for tea and biscuits. Every Thursday. Methodist Church, Stamford Street, Ashton, £5 - 11.30am-1pm. Little Hands: Exploring museum objects, books and artworks through song, dance, stories and art with the under fives. Portland Basin Museum, Portland Place, Ashton, OL7 0QA. Free – 10am11am. Toddler Group: Every Thursday morning at Hurst Nook Tots, Nook Lane, Hurst, Ashton. 10am-11.30am. Contact Marilyn Piper: 339 2207. Shelley’s Hatha Yoga: Baby and Carer class, 10am - £5. Adult Hatha Yoga, 11am - £4. Denton West Community Centre, Hulme Road, M34 2WZ. Monday classes available in Droylsden. Limited places, please call to book 07811 366820. Hurst Circle of Friends: Group for older people who meet at Kings Road, Ashton, OL6 8EZ. 1pm-3pm. Tel: 07931 765120. www.hurstcom centre.co.uk. Line Dancing: Every Thursday at Ryecroft Hall, Audenshaw. Entrance fee includes tea and biscuits. £2.50 – 11am-1pm. Tel 0161 370 4315. Elite Soccer Tameside: Technical soccer coaching with UEFA/FA-licensed Premiership Academy Coaches for boys and girls, from age three to 14. Every Thursday. West Hill School, Stamford Street, Stalybridge, SK15 1LX. 6pm-7pm. 07920 524145. Book time for yourself: A small, friendly club offering a new type of reading experience. Every Thursday. Dukinfield Library, Concord Way, Dukinfield, SK16 4DB. Free - 10.30am-noon. Stay, Play and Read: Droylsden Library, Manchester Road, M43 6EP. Free - 2.45-3.45pm. Dance Classes: Combined tap, ballet and modern for age nine to 10 years. 4pm - £8. Disco Zumba - £4 - 8pm. The Nicholson Academy Of Performing Arts, Wharf Point, First Floor, Craven Street entrance, Droylsden, M43 7UN. More classes available, 07967 807532. Ashton and District Bridge Club: Every Thursday. Car Street, Hurst Cross, Ashton, OL6 8ES. 7.45pm-10.30pm. Denton Brass Club: Rehearsals are Monday and Thursday, 7.30pm9.30pm. Denton Independent Social Club (ex-British Legion) Grosvenor Street, Denton. 0161 320 4254 www.dentonbrass.co.uk. Zumba Gold: Fairfield Community Centre, Grove Street, Droylsden. £2.50. 12.45pm-1.30pm. Call 0161 370 0024. Baby Yoga: For threemonth-olds to active crawling. Places limited, call 07771 392870. New Chapel, Clare Street, Denton. 11.30am-12.30pm. Zumba: Oxford Park Community Sports Centre, Pottinger Street, Ashton. £2. 7.30pm-8.30pm. Also Stamford House, 32 Denton Road, Audenshaw, at 8.15pm. Dance Classes: Street dance for children aged 11+ 6.30pm-7.30pm; adult jazz 7.30pm-8.30pm. St John the Baptist Church Hall, High Street, Godley. Musical Theatre: With Kennedy’s, Beehive House, Greenside Industrial Centre, Greenside Lane, Droylsden. Classes £6/£8/ £8.50 depending on age. Classes for ages two to four, 5.30pm-6.30pm; ages five to 16, 5.30pm-7.30pm. Also on Saturdays: ages two to four, 9.45am10.45am; ages five to 11, 10.45am-12.45pm; ages 12-16, 12.45pm-3.15pm. Adapted Exercise and Dance Group: Loxley House, Dunkirk Lane, Dukinfield. £2.50. 10-11.15am. Ladies’ Jazz and Tap Dance Class: St John The Baptist Church Hall, High Street, Godley. Jazz 7.30pm-8.15pm and tap 8.15pm-9pm. Wiggle Belly Dance Class: St James’ Church, Cowhill Lane, Ashton, OL6 9NQ. £3.50. 7.30pm8.30pm. 0161 339 6063. Oldham Bookmark Festival: Week-long festival runs to Saturday, April 25 with a range of events across the borough. Visit www.visitoldham. com/whats-on/literature. The Anniversary: Play set in London in 1966. Lyceum Theatre, 95 Union Street, Oldham, OL1 1QG. Until April 25. £7.50 - doors open at 7pm for 7.30 start. 0161 627 1032. George Street Chapel Experience - Heritage Tour: Listen to fascinating stories about the chapel from costumed actors to help you step back in time to 1850. George Street Chapel, George Street, Oldham, OL1 1LS. 11am and 2pm, also Friday, April 24 - £5.50. 0161 622 9358. Bookmark Festival - Poetry Writing Workshop with Cathy Crabb: Combines inspirational artwork from Gallery Oldham. Oldham Library and Lifelong Learning Centre, Cultural Quarter, Greaves Street, Oldham, OL1 1AL. 0161 770 8000. 2pm-3.30pm. £3.50. Free Craft Sessions: Creating With Clay - Life Long Learning with Oldham Play Action Group at Greenacres Community Centre, Galland Street, Greenacres, Oldham. 1-3pm. 0161 678 9662. bands and DJs and bargain Big Friday prices until 3am. The Witchwood, Ashton. £3. Hyde Live: Live music Fridays. Guest vocalists with music from the 40s-80s. Hyde Cricket and Squash Club, Werneth Low Road, Gee Cross. 8.30pm. 0161 368 3078. Over 50s Chair-based Exercise: Grafton Centre, Grafton Street, Hyde. 10.15am-11am. £1.20. 07980 855211. Aikido: Longdendale Gymnastics Centre, Manley Grove, Mottram. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Nice n Easy Dance Club: Modern ballroom, sequence and line dancing. Concord Suite, Droylsden. Members and non-members £3. 7.30pm-11pm. Dynamite Dance: Dance sessions, pool, air hockey and basketball for youngsters. Dynamite Dance Studios, Woolley Bridge Road, Hadfield, Glossop, SK13 2NS. £2 members, £5 non-members. 4pm-7pm. Into the Void: Live music night with the music of Black Sabbath. Whittles Oldham, King Street, OL8 1DP. Free, doors from 7.30pm. Live Music: The Lees Live Lounge, The Swan, 89 High Street, Lees, Oldham, OL4 4LY. 9pm. 07976 265442. Family history talk: Civil Registration, How to Use Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths. Oldham Local Studies and Archives, 84 Union Street, Oldham, OL1 1DN. No charge, booking essential. 10.30am. 0161 770 4654. Saturday Dance: With MCs Harry and Margaret. Bar and car parking available. Denton West Community Centre, Hulme Road, Denton, M34 2WZ. £5 - 8pm-11pm. Family Fun day: Fun-packed day with face painting, bouncy castle, food and more. Craft stalls – prebook by calling Candice on 07787 430131. Penny Farthing, Saint Anne’s Road, Denton, Manchester, M34 3UA. 2pm-6pm. Funding site: gofundme.com/qc7aark. Battle Display Day: Come join The Manchester Armoured Division Radio Controlled Tank Club for a scale re-enactment of World War II tank battles. Suitable for all. Treasure hunt and craft activities for children. Denton Library, Peel Street, Denton. M34 3JY. Free – 10am-3pm. Bootleg Blondie: Blondie tribute. DJs all night until very late. The Witchwood, 152 Old Street, Ashton, OL6 7SF. 8.30pm - £10 adv / £12 on the door. 0161 344 0321. Regimental Colours: Why were uniforms bright red? Why did the army switch to khaki? Discover the fascinating story of colour in the army. Museum of the Manchester Regiment, Ashton. Free – 10am. Royton Band Club: Sandy Lane, Oldham, OL2 5QP. Call 01204 305110 or email email@example.com. Tap and modern theatre classes: From 9.30am. Pauline ‘G’ School of Dance, St John The Baptist, Church Hall, Stamford Road, Lees, Oldham. 07973 776569 / pauline@paulinegschool ofdance.com. Rugby Training: With Higginshaw Eagles. For ages four to 10. Oldham Edge Playing Fields, Top of Henshaw Street, Oldham, OL1 3EJ. 10.30am-noon. also Wednesday, 5.15pm6.30pm. 07833 220076 / jamesmarshall1966@ yahoo.co.uk. Diddly Dance: Dance for ages two to five. Canon George Hall, Chapel Road, Hollinwood, Oldham, OL8 4QQ. Three classes for £14.99. Call 07793 555859 or email manchester@ diddlydance.com. Give Gymnastics A Go: The Radclyffe Athletic Centre, Hunt Lane, Chadderton, OL9 0LS. 10-week sessions. Call 0161 201 7000 for times.
Youth centre cafe for ages up to 20. Satellite Youth Zone, Wellington Road, Greenfield, OL3 7AL. 10am-1pm. Free. Call 0161 770 5260, email jason.bradshaw@oldham. gov.uk or visit www.go oldham.com. Stories and Rhymes: For under-fives. Northmoor Library, Chadderton Way, Oldham, OL9 6DH. Free. No need to book. 10.30am11.15am. Call 0161 770 8013, email angela.lee@ oldham.gov.uk or visit www.oldham.gov.uk/ libraries. Street and Freestyle Dance: St Mark’s Parish Centre, Perth Street, Oldham, OL2 6LY. 10am-1pm: three to six-year-olds, 10am - 11am: seven to 11-yearolds, 11am-noon: 12 to 16-year-olds. £4. Call 07522 370880, email info@ fiercedance.co.uk or visit www.fiercedance.co.uk. Football Coaching: For ages seven to 13. Tudor Street Kick Pitch, off Wellington Road, Coppice, Oldham, OL8 1RU. 11am-noon. £1. 07815 509025 / abidhussain_uk@ yahoo.co.uk. Open Mic Benefit Concert: The Woodman Inn, 338, Oldham Road, Ashton. 2pm. Ring 07783 263295 or 07876 190784 for more information. Tulip Sunday: Family fun day with craft workshops, climbing wall, music, sports activities, face painting, stalls and street theatre, amid a carpet of tulips. Stamford Park, Stamford Street, Stalybridge, SK15 1NJ. Free – noon – 4pm. Over the Rainbow: A vibrant arrangement of some of the most colourful objects and curiosities from the museum’s collections. Portland Basin Museum. Free – 10am. Gary Delaney – Purist: Razor sharp one-liner comedian, as seen on Mock The Week and BBC Radio 5 Live, appearing live as part of his extended UK tour. Off The Rails Comedy Club, Manchester Road, Greenfield, OL3 7HX. Doors 7.30pm. Show 8pm £12/£10 concs. Dr Kershaw’s Hospice - 2015 Hospice to Hospice Walk: Join in this enjoyable leisurely 7.25mile sponsored walk for all the family in aid of charity. Dr Kershaw’s Hospice, Turf Lane, Royton, OL2 6EU. Registration £7 - 10.30am start. Milltown to Moors Series - Sprint Triathlon: Participants carry out a 400m swim, a 20k bike ride and a 5k run with runners earning their own 2015 Milltown Tri shirt! 18 years plus. Saddleworth Pool and Leisure Centre, Centre Station Road, Uppermill, Oldham, OL3 6HQ. £40 or team of three – £45. 0161 207 7000. 11pm. Lyn: 07951 232 085. Shelley’s Zumba: Beginner-friendly. Denton Conservative Club. Same time and location Wednesday. Also, 6.30pm at Denton West Community Centre. £4 – 7.15pm. 07811 366820. Strictly Ballroom Dancing: The Witchwood Quiz Night: With the emphasis on ‘fun’, general knowledge quiz with prizes up for grabs. Every Monday at The Witchwood, Ashton. Free – 9pm. Sizzling Salsa: Latin Dance Class. Dukinfield Town Hall, King Street, Dukinfield. £6. 8.15pm. Strictly Ballroom Dancing: Dukinfield Town Hall. 7pm-8pm. £40 for six weeks. Book online at www.donaheys.co.uk. Pilates: Mossley Methodist Church, Chapel Street. £5. 6pm-7pm. 07977 534473. Chen Tai Chi, Beginner class: Denton West Community Centre, Hulme Road. 11am-noon. £3. Call 0161 637 9508. Ultimate Fat Burner: Stamford House, 32 Denton Road, Audenshaw. £4.20 - 7.30pm. The Chatterbox theatre company: For adults with a learning disability. New Chapel, Clare Street, Denton. 10am-1pm. Adult tap classes for beginners: Hurst Community Centre, Kings Road, Ashton. 7.30pm -8.30pm. £5. Music Night: Sixties and seventies music. Hyde Football Club, £1/£2. 8pm-11pm. Pregnancy Yoga Class: Suitable for 16 weeks onwards, bring a mat and birth ball. Seraphina Health and Wellbeing Centre, Stamford Street, Ashton, £4. 1pm-2pm. Call 07922 505272. Jazz Club Woodhouses: