Coliseum Creates with Oldham Coliseum

Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
Coliseum Creates with Oldham Coliseum
Image courtesy of Oldham Coliseum.

Coliseum Creates at Oldham Coliseum, Manchester 10 August — 31 December 2020 Entrance is free — Visit now

Get the family together for Coliseum Creates – a series of fun activities for the whole family – and you could win four tickets to next year’s family show, The Jungle Book.

Perfect for those rainy days, our good friends at Oldham Coliseum have designed a series of creative activities suitable for all ages. Whether you’re living with an enthusiastic costume designer, a budding performer or an intrepid adventurer, Oldham Creates has something to pique everyone’s interest.

Get creative outdoors, find the perfect place in your own home to set a play or tell a story using the Coliseum Cubes. The activities have all been designed with a specific age range in mind, most can be adapted for all to enjoy. The under 10s can enjoy a Coliseum colouring challenge, and there’s an outdoor adventure waiting for the under 12s; the Coliseum Cubes are recommended for those aged 7 and over and there’s a writing challenge for the over 11s. And there’s something for grown-ups to get in on to – the whole family can get involved with the ‘Set the Scene’ Photo Challenge.

Take part in Coliseum Creates and share your creations to win tickets to next year’s family show, The Jungle Book. Share your masterpieces, photos, drawings and stories on social media using the hashtag #ColiseumCreates, send an email to or post any discoveries to the Learning & Engagement Office at Oldham Coliseum. The more you share, the more chance you have of winning. Good luck!

Coliseum Creates at Oldham Coliseum, Manchester 10 August — 31 December 2020 Entrance is free Visit now


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