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. 

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.

Millgate Night at the Proms

Celebrate the Millgate’s re-opening and enjoy the newly refurbished auditorium with a rousing night of song! 

Sat 14 Sept 2019, 7pm (£12)

Redcoats (Mikron Theatre Co.)

Mikron’s radiant Redcoats will guide you through 80 years of Butlins splendour with their trademark mix of fun, pathos and songs.

Weds 9 Oct 2019, 8pm (£13)

Dillie Keane - Love and Other Bad Ideas

Fascinating Aïda's Dillie Keane returns with a delightful evening of hilarious songs and stories, accompanied by Michael Roulston.

Fri 11 Oct 2019, 8pm (£16)

Patti Boulaye: Aretha & Me

Patti Boulaye showcases her one woman show featuring the music of Aretha Franklin. 

Fri 18 Oct 2019, 8pm (£15)

The Silence of Snow: The Life of Patrick Hamilton

Mark Farrelly's acclaimed, witty one-man play brilliantly portrays the life of the great British writer whose work includes Gaslight, Rope and Hangover Square.

Fri 1 Nov 2019, 8pm (£13)

Sleeping Beauty

A magical, new, glitttering pantomime for all the family. With a hilarious new script and jaw-dropping special effects, Saddleworth's very own panto will be bigger, better and even more magical than ever.

14 - 31 Dec 2019

The Dame

Olivier award-nominated actor & former Blue Peter daredevil Peter Duncan, in an enthralling drama about the lost world of seaside entertainment, panto, piers and promenades.

Sat 15th Feb 2020, 8pm (£15)

The Voice Behind the Stars (Cancelled)

The Marni Nixon story: written, performed and sung by Eliza Jackson. A fascinating play about the Golden Age of Hollywood, featuring much-loved songs from West Side Story, My Fair Lady, The King and I and many more…

Sat 7 Mar 2020, 8pm (£15)

No Horizon: The Musical

The forgotten story of an extraordinary Yorkshireman

Weds 15 Apr 2020, 8pm 

La Voix: Live!

Britain’s most glamorous Diva is back with a brand-new show, new songs and even more fabulous dresses!

Fri 24 Apr 2020, 8pm (£20)
Sat 25 Apr 2020, 8pm (£20)

Claire Martin

"Our finest jazz singer" (The Times) celebrates the greatest jazz singers of the 20th Century, such as  Peggy Lee, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald, with songs from the Great American Songbook.

Sat 9 May 2020, 8pm (£20)

It's a Dog's Life (Mikron)

Mikron Theatre Company

Weds 3 June 2020, 8pm 

Daniel Cainer

Stories in song from a master songwriter.

Sat 13 June 2020, 8pm