Saturday, Saddleworth Museum and Gallery. A Moment in Time exhibition by Joyce Vick. Runs until May 26. Free.

Joyce studied at Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts in London. She won an Arts in Industry Award to train in wallpaper and textile design with A. Sanderson & Sons studio in Perivale, travelling abroad to study forms of design. Working in their studio, she and her partner supplied the finished design art work directly to the manufacturer, Sanderson, Vantona, Vymura and many other companies. Now free to indulge her passionate love of painting, this collection draws together fragments of memories she holds dear and precious moments that she hopes you will enjoy. She is a member of the Saddleworth Group of Artists.

Saturday, Comic Con, Queen Elizabeth Hall, 10am–4pm, free

GO and meet some great comic guests who have drawn, written and published your favourite superheroes and discover new comics and artwork.

Everyone is welcome whether you are a seasoned con-goer or a first timer and don’t forget you can dress up and geek out. With more than 30 guest artists and writers including, Amy Chu – writer on Red Sonja, Poison Ivy and Wonder Woman – and Keith Williams, who started as a background artist at Marvel and has worked on many greats since, including Spider-Man. Plus, there ae great stalls selling comics and superhero merchandise, free workshops, panels and talks throughout the day.

Sunday, Let’s Go For a Walk in Chadderton, organised by Chadderton Park Steppers and Walking for Health. Start time 9.50am.

Meet at the club house on Kiln Hill Lane at the side of Chadderton Hall Park. It starts with a stroll through the lovely Chadderton Hall Park before taking the Rochdale canal towpath toward Rochdale. Take a stroll or “step out” with faster walkers as they enjoy the peace along the canal. They will retrace their route back along the canal, up to the top of the park and along back to the club house where you can end your outing with a lovely cuppa. Part of the GM Walking Festival 2019. Distance: 4 miles (easy)

Sunday, Daisy Nook circular, organised by Saddleworth Pedestrians, start time 10.15am

Meeting point: Daisy Nook visitor centre, Stannybrook Road, Waterloo. No matter whether you’re a stroller, roamer, shuffler, moocher or a marcher the Greater Manchester Walking Festival (GM Walking Festival ) has something for you. Back bigger and better for the fifth year, it runs from Wednesday 1st to Friday 31st May, and offers 400 free guided walks exploring towns, cities, the countryside, canals, riversides and parks across Greater Manchester.

In 2019 the aim of the event is to encourage residents of Greater Manchester to rediscover their local area, reconnect with their friends and neighbours and to get out and about more. Walks cater for all abilities and interests, from a romp around Alkington Woods, Middleton to a scenic wheelchair-friendly ramble along the Bridgewater Canal.

The Festival is delivered by GM Moving, in partnership with Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) with support from local walking groups and charities.

Sunday Uppermill Farmer’s Market, Saddleworth Museum and Gallery, 9am to 4pm.

Farmers Markets are organised by the “Friends” of the Museum. Currently every second Sunday in the month. Free entry. One stall/gazebo sometimes outside the museum entrance with other stalls inside the community gallery. Products can change but there are usually breads, cheeses, olives, teas, coffees and chocolates often of high “artisan” quality. Well worth a visit!

(Please text or ring Oliver on 07761 261349 or ring Oliver on 01457 873590 should you wish to book a stall for this event.) Every second Sunday of the month.