Calendar of Events

Have a browse and see what’s on in Wigan! Gigs, Art, Family, Theatre, Fairs, Business and more! Events of all kinds listed in our Wigan calendar. To get regular updates follow us on facebook

April – May 2014

Purring: Sport of The People @ Wigan Life Museum
April 20, 2014 – April 21, 2014 all-day
Purring: Sport of The People @ Wigan Life Museum
Solo show by Anna FC Smith at Museum of Wigan Life, examining the brutal working class contests of clog fighting and reassessing the activity as a self-regulated and convivial sport. Sat 18th January 2014 –[...]
Purring: Sport of The People @ Wigan Life Museum
April 21, 2014 – April 22, 2014 all-day
Purring: Sport of The People @ Wigan Life Museum
Solo show by Anna FC Smith at Museum of Wigan Life, examining the brutal working class contests of clog fighting and reassessing the activity as a self-regulated and convivial sport. Sat 18th January 2014 –[...]
April 22, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Poetry Society Wigan Stanza @ Little Fifteen
Wigan Stanza meet every 4th Tuesday in the month to share writing, reading and enjoyment of poetry. If you love poetry, this is for you!
Purring: Sport of The People @ Wigan Life Museum
April 23, 2014 – April 24, 2014 all-day
Purring: Sport of The People @ Wigan Life Museum
Solo show by Anna FC Smith at Museum of Wigan Life, examining the brutal working class contests of clog fighting and reassessing the activity as a self-regulated and convivial sport. Sat 18th January 2014 –[...]
Go Fest @ Various Locations
April 23, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Go Fest @ Various Locations
During the month of April GO Fest will be celebrating the joys of the digital world. Many events are being held across Wigan Borough and there is something for everyone to get involved in and[...]
Disorder @ Jacks, Ashton
April 23, 2014 @ 10:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Disorder @ Jacks, Ashton
Disorder is Ashton’s only indie + alternative night every Wednesday @ Jacks of Ashton from 10pm till 2am. It’s free entry with Disorder Resident DJ’s all night. Happy hour runs till 12am Including £1 spirit[...]
Purring: Sport of The People @ Wigan Life Museum
April 24, 2014 – April 25, 2014 all-day
Purring: Sport of The People @ Wigan Life Museum
Solo show by Anna FC Smith at Museum of Wigan Life, examining the brutal working class contests of clog fighting and reassessing the activity as a self-regulated and convivial sport. Sat 18th January 2014 –[...]
Go Fest @ Various Locations
April 24, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Go Fest @ Various Locations
During the month of April GO Fest will be celebrating the joys of the digital world. Many events are being held across Wigan Borough and there is something for everyone to get involved in and[...]
Purring: Sport of The People @ Wigan Life Museum
April 25, 2014 – April 26, 2014 all-day
Purring: Sport of The People @ Wigan Life Museum
Solo show by Anna FC Smith at Museum of Wigan Life, examining the brutal working class contests of clog fighting and reassessing the activity as a self-regulated and convivial sport. Sat 18th January 2014 –[...]
Go Fest @ Various Locations
April 25, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Go Fest @ Various Locations
During the month of April GO Fest will be celebrating the joys of the digital world. Many events are being held across Wigan Borough and there is something for everyone to get involved in and[...]
Go Fest @ Various Locations
April 26, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Go Fest @ Various Locations
During the month of April GO Fest will be celebrating the joys of the digital world. Many events are being held across Wigan Borough and there is something for everyone to get involved in and[...]
Spring Fayre @ Kingsleigh Methodist Church, Leigh
April 26, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Spring Fayre @ Kingsleigh Methodist Church, Leigh
Spring Fayre in aid of Crossroads Carers Support Group
 FINGERBANG -An Afternoon of Music + Socialising in Good Ol' Wigan Town @ Kaff
COME AND PLAY WITH US ! We would like to heartily invite people of all ages to an afternoon of loud noises, scratching and button bashing in the home of Wigan’s underground electronic music scene.[...]
The Chubby Brown Tribute Show! @ Ince Rose Bridge Rugby Club
April 26, 2014 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
 The Chubby Brown Tribute Show! @ Ince Rose Bridge Rugby Club
An evening of foul mouthed fun with Ollie Spencer. The U.K’s No.1 Chubby Brown tribute act ! A stalwart of TV programmes such as New Faces, Tiswas and the original Comedians. Ollie is also a[...]
April 27, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Craft, Gift & Food Fair @ Haigh Hall
Everyone welcome for a great day!
Acoustic Open Mic @ The Boulevard
April 27, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Acoustic Open Mic @ The Boulevard
This is a new weekly ‘in the bar’ acoustic open mic night at The Boulevard every Sunday ran by the organisers of Wigan Live Festival. Turn up and play – ANY STYLE – ANY INSTRUMENT[...]
Go Fest @ Various Locations
April 28, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Go Fest @ Various Locations
During the month of April GO Fest will be celebrating the joys of the digital world. Many events are being held across Wigan Borough and there is something for everyone to get involved in and[...]
Away From Home @ The Mill at The Pier
April 29, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Away From Home @ The Mill at The Pier
The award winning 24:7 production returns for one night only at the Mill at the Pier. Kyle is comfortable with his life as a male escort until the day he is hired by a premiership[...]
Hidden Voices @ The Grand Arcade
April 30, 2014 – May 1, 2014 all-day
Hidden Voices  @ The Grand Arcade
Hidden Voices A digital exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness Thursday 1st – Saturday 31st May 2014   An exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness though photography, creative writing and digital media. Everyday,[...]
April 30, 2014 – May 1, 2014 all-day
Weekly Schedule - Shevington & Standish Mums @ Various Locations
This list is as up-to-date as possible but please ring ahead to check the events are still running, especially out of term time. And please inform us if you know of any changes or any[...]
Go Fest @ Various Locations
April 30, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Go Fest @ Various Locations
During the month of April GO Fest will be celebrating the joys of the digital world. Many events are being held across Wigan Borough and there is something for everyone to get involved in and[...]
Disorder @ Jacks, Ashton
April 30, 2014 @ 10:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Disorder @ Jacks, Ashton
Disorder is Ashton’s only indie + alternative night every Wednesday @ Jacks of Ashton from 10pm till 2am. It’s free entry with Disorder Resident DJ’s all night. Happy hour runs till 12am Including £1 spirit[...]
Hidden Voices @ The Grand Arcade
May 1, 2014 – May 2, 2014 all-day
Hidden Voices  @ The Grand Arcade
Hidden Voices A digital exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness Thursday 1st – Saturday 31st May 2014   An exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness though photography, creative writing and digital media. Everyday,[...]
Wigan Irish Mega Festival @ Various Venues around Wigan
May 1, 2014 – May 4, 2014 all-day
Wigan Irish Mega Festival @ Various Venues around Wigan
Wigan Irish Mega Festival In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support Being held on 2 – 4th May 2014. Bands from all over, and different Irish stalls. Tickets on sale online at www.theryansirishband.co.uk or by phone[...]
Hidden Voices @ The Grand Arcade
May 2, 2014 – May 3, 2014 all-day
Hidden Voices  @ The Grand Arcade
Hidden Voices A digital exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness Thursday 1st – Saturday 31st May 2014   An exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness though photography, creative writing and digital media. Everyday,[...]
Business for Breakfast @ Wigan Investment Centre
May 2, 2014 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Business for Breakfast @ Wigan Investment Centre
Business for Breakfast is a business club whose key aim is to help its members significantly grow their business through relationship marketing and the passing of qualified and quality referrals. Business for Breakfast only allows[...]
Hidden Voices @ The Grand Arcade
May 3, 2014 – May 4, 2014 all-day
Hidden Voices  @ The Grand Arcade
Hidden Voices A digital exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness Thursday 1st – Saturday 31st May 2014   An exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness though photography, creative writing and digital media. Everyday,[...]
Hidden Voices @ The Grand Arcade
May 4, 2014 – May 5, 2014 all-day
Hidden Voices  @ The Grand Arcade
Hidden Voices A digital exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness Thursday 1st – Saturday 31st May 2014   An exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness though photography, creative writing and digital media. Everyday,[...]
May 4, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Beginners Crochet Workshop @ The Coven
Beginners Crochet Workshop at The Coven, Hallgate, Wigan Learn all the basics stitches needed to start crocheting beautiful items then, apply your new found skills to make the infamous Granny Square! All materials are provided[...]
Acoustic Open Mic @ The Boulevard
May 4, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Acoustic Open Mic @ The Boulevard
This is a new weekly ‘in the bar’ acoustic open mic night at The Boulevard every Sunday ran by the organisers of Wigan Live Festival. Turn up and play – ANY STYLE – ANY INSTRUMENT[...]
Hidden Voices @ The Grand Arcade
May 5, 2014 – May 6, 2014 all-day
Hidden Voices  @ The Grand Arcade
Hidden Voices A digital exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness Thursday 1st – Saturday 31st May 2014   An exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness though photography, creative writing and digital media. Everyday,[...]
Hidden Voices @ The Grand Arcade
May 6, 2014 – May 7, 2014 all-day
Hidden Voices  @ The Grand Arcade
Hidden Voices A digital exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness Thursday 1st – Saturday 31st May 2014   An exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness though photography, creative writing and digital media. Everyday,[...]
Hidden Voices @ The Grand Arcade
May 7, 2014 – May 8, 2014 all-day
Hidden Voices  @ The Grand Arcade
Hidden Voices A digital exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness Thursday 1st – Saturday 31st May 2014   An exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness though photography, creative writing and digital media. Everyday,[...]
Steel Magnolias @ Wigan Little Theatre
May 7, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Steel Magnolias @ Wigan Little Theatre
Steel Magnolias 7th – 17th May “I’m not crazy, I’ve just been in a bad mood for forty years” American Classic Set in a beauty salon in Louisiana where eager new assistant, Annelle, helps the[...]
Open Mic @ The Bowling Green
May 7, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Open Mic @ The Bowling Green
Open Mic at The Bowling Green. The first Wednesday of every month with host Pauline Blackburn.
Disorder @ Jacks, Ashton
May 7, 2014 @ 10:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Disorder @ Jacks, Ashton
Disorder is Ashton’s only indie + alternative night every Wednesday @ Jacks of Ashton from 10pm till 2am. It’s free entry with Disorder Resident DJ’s all night. Happy hour runs till 12am Including £1 spirit[...]
Hidden Voices @ The Grand Arcade
May 8, 2014 – May 9, 2014 all-day
Hidden Voices  @ The Grand Arcade
Hidden Voices A digital exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness Thursday 1st – Saturday 31st May 2014   An exhibition challenging negative stereotypes associated with homelessness though photography, creative writing and digital media. Everyday,[...]
Steel Magnolias @ Wigan Little Theatre
May 8, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Steel Magnolias @ Wigan Little Theatre
Steel Magnolias 7th – 17th May “I’m not crazy, I’ve just been in a bad mood for forty years” American Classic Set in a beauty salon in Louisiana where eager new assistant, Annelle, helps the[...]
May 8, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Wigan WOL Open Mic Poetry @ The Tudor
At The Tudor Open Mic people crowd in to listen to bawling, drunken, old, young, new and subtle poets. Some funny, some melancholy, some political and some absurd. Come on down, all welcome! A night[...]
All the Bens by Ian Townsend @ The Mill at The Pier
May 8, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
All the Bens by Ian Townsend @ The Mill at The Pier
All the Bens by Ian Townsend Presented by Northern Elastic Theatre Company Ben likes Al, Al likes Henry, and Henry likes numbers. When they all meet, that’s when everything changes. First seen at Manchester’s 24:7[...]