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Art in the Archives

Tuesday, 17th August @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, 31st August ,2021


Learn about Wigan Borough’s art history and create your own art with the help of guest artists Anna and Klaire.

Join us here in Leigh Town Hall for 6 free fantastic Art in the Archives sessions.

Anna and Klaire will spend each week delivering a lecture about the life and work of artists connected to Wigan Borough with research from the archives.

The classes are combined with practical art activities inspired by the lectures for you to take part in. By the end of each class, you will have new found knowledge on the work and life of a fabulous artist.

You will also be equipped with new techniques to improve your own art and to embed your understanding of the artist. The classes welcome all abilities, see below for the dates they are running;

  • 27th July, Joseph Farrington, 6:30pm – 8pm
  • 3rd August, Mary Pownall, 6:30pm – 8pm
  • 10th August, James Lawrence Isherwood, 6:30pm – 8pm
  • 17th August, Tadek Beutlich, 6:30pm – 8pm
  • 24th August, Rodger Hampson, 6:30pm – 8pm
  • 31st August, William Mitchell, 6:30pm – 8pm.



Tuesday, 17th August
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Leigh Town Hall
Market Street
Leigh, Wigan WN7 1DY United Kingdom