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9th Wigan Diggers’ Festival

Saturday, 7th September @ 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

Free

Our 9th annual FREE festival will take place as usual in The Wiend, this year on the first Saturday in September.

FESTIVAL RUNNING ORDER

11.30 Winstanley Gardens – 1649 Digging Re-enactment
accompanied by Bolton Clarion Choir
& community singing of ‘A World Turned Upside Down’
‘The Diggers’ Song’ (Song sheets provided)

11.45 Main Stage – Opening of Festival
12.00 Main Stage – Harp and a Monkey
12.40 Song & Story Stage – Alice Mae –
13.00 Main Stage – Vision Thing
13.40 Song & Story Stage – Tony Harper
14.00 Main Stage – Woski
14.40 Believe Square – Wigan True Levellers Samba Band
14.55 Song & Story Stage – POETS: Eve Nortley, Chris Bainbridge
& Janey Colbourne
15.20 Main Stage – Attila the Stockbroker
16.00 Song & Story Stage – John D Revelator
16.25 Main Stage : Gerrard Winstanley Spade Presentation
to Pauline Town
16.35 Song & Story Stage – Skinner & T’witch
17.00 Main Stage – Fine Lines
17.40 Song & Story Stage – James Bar Bowen
18.05 Main Stage – John the Baptist & the Second Coming
18.45 Song & Story Stage – Darren Poyzer
19.10 Main Stage – Ranagri
19.50 Song & Story Stage – Jess Silk
20.20 Main Stage – Announcements
20.30 Main Stage – THE MEN THEY COULDN’T HANG
21.30 Festival Ends – The Big Clear Up

50+ Food, Book & Other Stalls including Vegan & Jamaican Cuisine

Educational Talks – TO BE ANNOUNCED

Children’s Entertainment from 12.00 noon to 6.00 pm in Gerrard Winstanley Gardens

ALL DAY BAR – Come visit our ‘Occupie Wigan’ Beer Tent serving our own locally brewed REAL ALE, a range of REAL CIDERS, award winning LAGER & Belgian Strawberry Beer

MAIN SPONSOR: Unite the Union North West Region

A big thanks to ALL OUR SPONSORS, whether big or small, without whom this festival would not take place as it does each year completely FREE to the public to attend.

Details

Date:
Saturday, 7th September
Time:
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/460033934737521/

Venue

Wigan Town Centre
Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom