The metropolitan borough of Oldham embraces Lancashire and the Old West Riding of Yorkshire and contains within its boundaries Chadderton, Royton, Shaw,part of Failsworth and Saddleworth. Formerly a cotton town Oldham’s economy is now diverse including High Tech,engineering,and service industries. The town centre is going through a period of regeneration and the arrival of Metrolink heralds a new chapter in its expansion and development. There is culture to be enjoyed at the new Art Gallery and Library and the Coliseum Theatre as well as all kinds of music from Chamber to Brass Band provided by the Metropolitan Music Centre, various Brass Bands, Chamber Concert societies, Choral societies,and local and national talent.Saddleworth has its famous Whit Walks and Band Contest annually attracting people and bands from all over the world. Take a tram and visit us.