Press and dignitaries attended the opening of the new “Old Town Hall,” the new entertainment complex in Oldham. I watched from the shadows- my blag email request to the mayor's office was politely declined. Cllr Jean Stretton cut the ribbon on the £37m building, which includes a cinema and restaurants, as aerial dancers performed- presumably rehearsing for tomorrow night's public opening. She was flanked by dignitaries and the press (oh, and some kind of papier mache giant) as visual displays were projected onto the building's restored facade. The front of it looks fantastic. The back... is it ready?
Tomorrow night the Old Town Hall opens to the public. I fancy having a wander around!