Saddleworth Live at the 

Millgate Arts Centre

We bring the very best quality theatre, music, comedy, cabaret and pantomime to Saddleworth, where Greater Manchester meets the Pennines. 


Millgate Night at the Proms

Let's kick-start the Millgate's Golden Jubilee celebrations with a rousing night of music and song from Saddleworth's leading performers. In aid of the Millgate Arts Centre with a prize raffle supporting the DEC Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal.

Saturday 10 September 2022, 7.30pm (£12)

Red Sky at Night

The MIKRON Theatre Company's new play with original music about the wild and wonderful world of weather. 

Wednesday 5 October 2022, 8pm (£14)

Julie: The Musical

The Unbelievably and Fantastically True Story the Life and Times of Me: Julie D'Aubigney (The Musical) 

Friday 28 October 2022, 8pm (£12-£14)


Join The Big Tiny for their fourth smash-hit show at the Millgate Arts Centre.

Expect stupendous production values and a side-splitting script - reasons why Saddleworth's Panto has become known as...
        "The best little panto in the country".

10 - 31 December 2022

A Life in the Day of Arthur Lager

... with TV comedy ventriloquist Steve Hewlett. A fun show for all the family.

Saturday 29 April 2023, 7.30pm (£12-£15)

Top Secret - The Magic of Science

A thrilling science-packed magic show for all the family. Is it Magic... or is it Science?

Saturday 6 May 2023, 7.30pm (£10-£12)

Mike Sweeney's 60s Classics

Radio legend and musician Mike Sweeney on stage with Ray Ennis of The Swinging Blue Jeans, with Mike Sweeney and the Mindbenders and Carla Lewis

Saturday 29 May 2023, 8pm (£12)

Saddleworth Live brings visiting professional theatre companies and performers to the Millgate Arts Centre, Saddleworth’s premier entertainment venue.

We belong to a team of volunteers who work in collaboration to make the Millgate Arts Centre a treasured theatre and community centre for Saddleworth and the wider area.

From hosting famous faces from the world of theatre and entertainment, to showcasing the work of emerging and critically acclaimed performers, we produce a varied and high quality programme for audiences of all ages to enjoy.

The Millgate Arts Centre auditorium

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