Events and Festivals, Saddleworth and further afield

Pots & Pans Cottage is located in Uppermill, in the heart of beautiful Saddleworth.

There is a lot going on in and around Saddleworth all year round, with plenty of activities, dining and nightlife to keep you busy. Details on some of the festivals that are happening in Saddleworth (and further afield) this year are recorded below.

Please click on the links below for more information or contact us if you have any specific questions about the cottage or Saddleworth. If you would like to make a booking to stay at Pots & Pans Cottage, or find out about availability, click below.




The Whit Friday Band Contest 2021 was to be held on Friday 28th May 2021, but sadly has been cancelled for the second year running. The 2022 Band Contest will be held on June 10, 2022.

The 2021 Saddleworth Wellifest festival will be held on Saturday 26th June 2021

The 2021 Saddleworth Show  will be held on Sunday 27th June 2021

The Holmfirth art week 2020 was cancelled due to the COVID19 pandemic. The dates for 2021 have yet to be announced.

Cotton Clouds Music festival was held over two days in August in 2017, 2018 and 2019.  It wasn’t held in 2020 or 2021. Fingers crossed for 2022!

Yanks weekend, officially known as ‘The Yanks are back in Saddleworth’ festival will be held over the weekend 7th and 8th of August 2021

The Saddleworth Rush Cart 2021 will be held over the weekend 21st and 22nd August 2021.

Marsden Jazz Festival 2021  will be held over the weekend 8th and 10th of October 2021

The 2021 Diggle Blues Festival  has been cancelled. The 2022 festival will take place in June 2022, exact dates have yet to be announced.