Things to do

Here is a link of events on within our area…but we have listed our favorite yearly ones below.

Diggle Blues Festival ~ beginning of June

The free musical tour of Diggle!

Whit Friday ~ middle of June

Dating back to 1884, the event is hugely popular with well over 100 national and international bands participating.

Wellifest and Saddleworth Show ~ end of June

A music event with a different and Saddleworth Show

Yanks Weekend ~ middle of August

Yanks takes over the Saturday and Sunday and is a weekend not to be missed! Celebrating the filming of ‘Yanks’ the 1940’s weekend is fantastic for all the family. We even usually get a fly over from a Lancaster Bomber, Spitfire and Dakota!!

The Rushcart – end of August

Begging in Uppermill the cart is taken to Greenfield, Delph and Dobcross and back to Uppermill, before going up to The Church Inn on the Sunday for dancing, games and fun before going to it’s final resting place outside the Church.

Marsden Jazz Festival – middle of October

The Jazz Festival is one of the UK’s longest established Jazz festivals,