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. 


Julie Madly Deeply

The hills are alive with this critically acclaimed Off Broadway and West End hit. Sarah-Louise Young (An Evening Without Kate Bush) performs her musical love letter to Dame Julie Andrews, joined at the piano by long-term collaborator, Michael Roulston.

Friday 1st July 2022, 8pm (£16)

Looking For Me Friend

Written and performed by Paulus Of TV’s All Together Now, this is an homage celebrating the music of the late comedy genius and national treasure, Victoria Wood.

Saturday 2nd July 2022, 8pm (£16)

New Season 2022 - 2023

We are proud to be part of the Millgate's Golden Jubilee Celebrations. For fifty years the Millgate Arts Centre has been a hub of creativity in the heart of Saddleworth. For full details of the programme so far, follow the link here.

Millgate Night at the Proms

Let's kickstart to 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.

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 ti 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)