NOVEMBER 30: Table Top Sale in aid of Fir Lane Church in Trinity Methodist Church, Royton, 9.30am to 12noon. Anyone wishing to promote their business or wares is welcome. Contact Carol at and 07816169452 or Gina 07887884978. For any churches in the Shaw & Royton Methodist Circuit wishing to take a table there is no charge. If anyone who has any bric-a-brac/homeware/dvds/cds/clothes etc they would like to donate please get in touch. All donations greatly received.

NOVEMBER 30: St Thomas Church Hall, Northgate Lane, Moorside, Christmas Fair, 11am to 3pm in aid of church funds. Stalls include home bake, new and pre-loved toys, chocolate and bottle tombolas, sweets, Christmas gifts, cards, wrapping paper, gift tags and Church calendars, Christmas gifts, toiletries, books, hand-made cards, café serving hot and cold sandwiches, cakes and drinks, Gaelic coffee, games, raffle, visit Santa in his grotto plus much more. Admission, adults 50p, children 30p.

NOVEMBER 30: Moravian Church, Spring Garden Street, Royton, Christmas Fair, 11am to 1.30pm. Entry £1 including raffle for luxury hamper. Everyone welcome.

NOVEMBER 30: Mount Pleasant Mission, Lees Road, Oldham, Christmas Cafe, with various stalls, 11am to 2pm.

NOVEMBER 30: Church of St Mark, Milne Street, Chadderton, Christmas Fair, 11.30pm to 2pm. Stalls include, bottles, jewellery, raffle and Caribbean. Entry costs 50p.

DECEMBER 10: Friezland Church Hall, Greenfield, Oldham. Saddleworth Floral Art Society is holding a demonstration by Debbie Davies of Formby entitled "Deck The Halls". All welcome. visitors £6, including refreshments.

DECEMBER 7: Delph Methodist Church, Gartside Street, Christmas Fair, 10am to 11.45am. Cakes confectionery, toys, books gifts etc. £1 including coffee.

DECEMBER 7: Holy Cross Primary School, Ruth Street, Oldham, Winter Wonderland Fete, 11am to 2pm. Stalls, children’s activities, refreshments in aid of St Stephen & All Martyrs Parish Church.

DECEMBER 7: Hope Congregational Curch, Skipton Street, Abbeyhills, The Hope Singers' Christmas Concert, starting a 7.30pm. £5 on the door including refreshments.

DECEMBER 14: St Thomas Church Hall, Northgate Lane, Moorside, Christingle making Christmas crafts, 10.30am to 12.30pm. All welcome.

DECEMBER 15: St Thomas Church, Glebe Lane, Moorside, Christingle service where children carry Christingle orange made the previous day, 3.3pm. All welcome.

DECEMBER 17: Delph Methodist Church, Gartside Street, Carol Concert with Andrea Stewart, 7pm. £4.50 including refreshments.

DECEMBER 22: St Thomas Church, Glebe Lane, Moorside, Eucharist Service featuring the Sunday School's nativity play, 10.30am. Also service of readings and carols by candlelight, 6.30pm. All welcome.

DECEMBER 22: Delph Methodist Church, Gartside Street, no morning service. Carols by Candlelight led by Rev G Ridley, 6pm, followed by coffee and mince pies.

DECEMBER 24: St Thomas Church, Glebe Lane, Moorside, Midnight Eucharist Service to celebrate birth of Jesus. Starts 11.30pm. All welcome.

DECEMBER 25: St Thomas Church, Glebe Lane, Moorside, Family Eucharist Service to celebrate birth of Jesus, 10.30am. All welcome.

DECEMBER 25: Christmas Day Service led by Graham Andrews.