Selling Stuff at the Festival
Commercial stalls at Oldham Carnival are always welcome. For a small rental fee - depending on what your selling - we can offer you a 6 x 3 metres spot at the venue (with space for your car/vehicle). We have many commercial stalls on the day, but you do need to book and pay in advance. You can do this by downloading the form below, completing it and returning it to us with your fee.
SOMETHING FOR CANINE LOVERS
Organised by the Manchester and Cheshire Dogs Home, this event promises to be fun with 6 classes to be judged - including Best Stray, Best Tail Wagger, Best Male and more. It's £1 entry fee and rosettes will be given to winners. The event promotes 'Responsible Dog ownership' and also, information about all aspects of the Manchester Dogs Home and its work can be found at the organiser's stall next to the arena. Times: Registration 11am to 12Noon, Competitions 1 - 5pm , FREE to watch, £1 to enter your dog
ROOTZ STAGE LINE-UP ANNOUNCED
The final RootZ Stage Line-up has been published. Performers include: Act one, Jaggers Dance, Fierce Dancers, Frozen Singalong, Maximum Power, Capoeira Conviver, Andrei Muse, January, Rachel Kelly, Leigh, Adz and Co, President Ray Gun, Blades Academy, Mix Mania, Blique 8, Motown Vampires, Chris Henderson, The Miners and Soma Holiday. Stage runs between 11am and 6.30pm
LIONS DEN WITH ACT ONE THEATRE GROUP
Theres a return of Act One Theatre Group to carnival this year with a full day programme of light entertainment at the famous landmark, Lion's Den. The day includes several shows by the club and guest actors, performers, dancers etc. Show starts at 12Noon until 5pm
DR KERSHAW’S CHARITY PUSH 2016/17
The Carnival Team of volunteers and management will be raising money for a local charity between Carnivals in future. The first cause (2016/17) will be for Doctor Kershaw’s. All monies raised will be awarded at the next Carnival in 2017.
UK DANCE TROOP CHAMPIONSHIPS
This annual event is becoming a major attraction for Dance Troupes in the region. This year up to thirty regional and national teams will battle it out, throughout the day, for the coveted prize of UK Dance Troupe Champions. All the teamwork, co-ordination and colour comes out in this annual event, until the winners emerge victorious. Competition starts at 10am until 6pm
MUTUAL MODEL BOAT SOCIETY
Don’t want the hustle and bustle of the Carnival main field? Then enjoy the leisurely pace of the Mutual Model Boat Society as they display between 16 and 20 model boats on the park lake. Boats range from 2ft to 4ft and are all made by the members of the club. There will be club officials on hand at their stall (situated next to the Lake) for members of the public to discuss anything about the boats, the club and how to get involved etc. Show starts at 12Noon until 5pm