Published: Friday, 28th June 2019

Hundreds of Oldham’s most talented musicians will be rocking the town centre once again with the return of this year’s Summer Festival.

The free festival, organised by the Oldham Music Centre, takes place on Saturday 6 July (10am—7pm) and will consist of more than 40 performances from brass bands, guitarists, orchestras, rock bands and choirs to name just a few.

Performances will be located at different stages throughout the heart of the town centre including Parliament Square, Firth Street, the Parish Church and the Lyceum Building.

The Summer Festival, which was held in the town centre for the first time last year, is an exciting way of showcasing the talents of all Oldham Music Centre’s groups in a jam-packed family day out. 

Councillor Sean Fielding, Leader of Oldham Council, said: “Oldham’s musical scene is one of the most vibrant across the UK and our Music Centre is right at the heart of that.

“I have first-hand experience of the high-quality teaching that takes place at the Music Centre, having learned how to play a brass instrument there.

“We want the Summer Festival to be an event for everyone and we’re encouraging you all to come along for a great day of family fun and take advantage of our many cafes, restaurants and bars too.

“If you’re interested in learning to play a musical instrument or joining a group, I urge you to attend the Summer Festival and find out more about the wide range of Oldham Music Centre’s outstanding offer.”

To learn more about Oldham Music Centre or to get in touch, visit or call 0161 770 566

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