‘What’s on’ in and around Diggle in November and December.
5th November – Memories of a Grammar School Boy. A talk by John Fidler on his days at Counthill School. St Chad’s Parish Centre on Station Road, Uppermill at 2pm.
6th November – Saddleworth WI Christmas Market. Saddleworth Hotel at 7:30pm.
9th November – Parish Christmas Fair at Kilngreen Church, Leeside, Diggle, 2pm ’til 4pm
Diggle’s annual Christmas fair – raffle, tombola, Santa’s grotto, tea-room and wide variety of stalls. There’s something for everyone.
14th November – Diggle Community Association Open Meeting. Diggle Band Club at 8pm.
16th to 23rd November – Improbable Fiction. Saddleworth Players at the Millgate Theatre Delph. Doors open 7:30pm.
19th November – ‘Stained Glass’ a talk by Diana Terry. Diana is an expert on late Victorian and early 20th century stained glass windows and their conservation. Diana says, “The churches of Saddleworth have some great examples of windows from this period”. St Chad’s Parish Centre on Station Road, Uppermill at 2pm.
23rd November – ‘Brassed Off’ Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Uppermill Civic Hall. Tickets £14 from Uppermill post office. Doors open 7:30pm.
30th November – The Junkhouse Dog Blues Band. Diggle Band Club. Pie and pea’s supper, £5 on the door. Doors open 7.30pm.
30th November – Coffee Morning, St Chad Parish Centre, Station Road, Uppermill at 10.30am. Entry fee: £1 includes coffee and cake. In aid of the Saddleworth Special Needs Group.
3rd December – Carols by children from St.Chad’s Primary School. St Chad’s Parish Centre on Station Road, Uppermill at 2pm.
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8th December – Christingle and Diggle lights switch on. Diggle Village Green, opposite Diggle chip shop at 4pm.
17th December – Christmas party. St Chad’s Parish Centre on Station Road, Uppermill at 2pm.