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October 2017

Intimate – Art Exhibition

Friday, 20th October @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Fridays & Saturdays
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Intimate – ‘closely acquainted, familiar’ ‘private and personal’ ‘Intimate’ is a playful and thought-provoking exhibition which brings together a range of North-West and London-based artists working in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, print, video and digital art. Several of the artists have made new works for the show, which is curated by Paula Fenwick Lucas and Martyn Lucas and supported by Arts Council England through Grants for the Arts. The concept of ‘intimate’ is explored directly in the content of many…

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FNL: Woodley Taylor / Hauska / Ste Ashcroft / Adam Carr

Friday, 20th October @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Friday 20th October / The Bailiff Bar / Doors 8pm / Tickets £3 Friday Night Live Presents… Woodley Taylor / Hauska / Ste Ashcroft / Adam Carr “Somewhere between a loved up Mick Jagger and a cocked out Neil Young” – Ric Brooks (Tunafish Media Ltd), Woodley Taylor return to the Bailiff Bar, this time as headliners to promote their brilliant debut album ‘Breathe A Little Deeper’ – expect guitars and harmonies – channelling vibes anywhere from Creedence Clearwater Revival…

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Egyptian Animal Mummies Uncovered Exhibition

Saturday, 21st October @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Monday: 10am - 5pm Tuesday: 10am - 5pm Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 10am - 5pm Friday: 10am - 5pm Saturday: 11am - 3pm Sunday: Closed
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

The award-winning Egyptian Animal Mummies Uncovered exhibition is coming to Wigan! The Museum of Wigan Life will become just the fourth museum in the UK to play host to a prestigious exhibition produced by Manchester Museum. Only Manchester Museum, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow and World Museum Liverpool have hosted this touring exhibition, making it an exciting capture for Wigan! Animal Mummies Uncovered offers a fascinating insight into the world of Ancient Egyptian animal mummification. This myth-busting experience…

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Intimate – Art Exhibition

Saturday, 21st October @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Fridays & Saturdays
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Intimate – ‘closely acquainted, familiar’ ‘private and personal’ ‘Intimate’ is a playful and thought-provoking exhibition which brings together a range of North-West and London-based artists working in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, print, video and digital art. Several of the artists have made new works for the show, which is curated by Paula Fenwick Lucas and Martyn Lucas and supported by Arts Council England through Grants for the Arts. The concept of ‘intimate’ is explored directly in the content of many…

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Say Two: Hansel and Gretel

Saturday, 21st October @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Follow Hansel and Gretel into the magic forest, find a delicious Gingerbread cottage and defeat the Wicked Witch! A super early Halloween treat. Children love Say Two’s special blend of acting, singing, dancing and joining in. Grown-ups, sit back, relax and allow your family to enjoy these traditional fairy tales brought to life. Halloween costumes welcome. Cheaper than the cinema- live performance is twice the fun. Great for age 8 and under. Children under 18months go free. £6 per ticket//…

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Under the Sea Kids Club event with Wigan Sub Aqua Club

Saturday, 21st October @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Grand Arcade, 23 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 1BH United Kingdom

Come along to find out more about the underwater world experienced by Wigan Sub Aqua Club members. See the different types of sea life witnessed in their open water dives and find out how you can join the Sub Aqua Club. Plus, take part in the colouring competition to win fantastic prizes.

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Top of the Pops Party Night

Saturday, 21st October @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
DW Stadium, Loire Dr, Robin Park
Wigan, WN5 0UH United Kingdom

Whatever your musical era we’ve got it covered with our Top of the Pops Party Night. Our Resident DJ will be playing all your favourite chart topping hits from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, ’00s and Now!! The evening also includes a 4 course dinner & Bar Service £21.50 per person If you would like to make a booking please contact Carrie Kennedy on 01942 770455, alternatively you can book online at www.dwstadium.com  

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Reggae Night Featuring Superjam

Saturday, 21st October @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Vibes down in The Bailiff Bar on Saturday 21st October as we welcome back the incredible Superjam for a night of top notch Reggae. Expect Bob Marley, expect Peter Tosh, expect outstanding material, expect dancing, backing singers, a crazily talented band from across Europe and beyond and most of all, expect positivity and good times. A gang of great players with energy and enthusiasm to burn, Tommy Kaub presents SUPERJAM (France, Germany, Brasilia), the amazing ‘root-pack’ line-up. Featuring Sista Steffi…

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MAMA performs an evening of Genesis Music

Saturday, 21st October @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

MAMA are the all-era Genesis Tribute band and they will be performing songs from albums such as Nursery Cryme all the way through to We Can’t Dance. The five band members are based in the North West England area. They are led by front man and lead vocalist John Wilkinson, highly acclaimed for his ability to deliver on the Phil Collins vocal sound of Genesis with power, passion and total precision. On keyboards, the band benefits from the technical wizardry…

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Wigan Live Presents – October at Tap

Sunday, 22nd October @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tap n Barrel, 16 Jaxon's Court
Wigan, WN1 1LR United Kingdom

We have a great line up for the first ever Wigan Live Presents at The Tap and Barrel! Come down and enjoy a selection of drinks and take in the music. Keith Maiden A mix of blues, soul and indie-folk, singer songwritery stuff, electric guitar licks and things. Bethany Jones Bethany Jones is an acoustic singer/songwriter floating between Yorkshire and Lancashire. She is influenced by folk music and feminist history. Quaintest Show On Earth The Tap n barrel regulars will…

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Spooky Halloween for kids

Tuesday, 24th October @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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24th & 26th
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

Tuesday 24th and Thursday 26th October 1pm – 2.30pm Booking required Visit for Spooky Halloween activities. Make your own mask and ghoulish treats. Be there or be very afraid. Fancy dress welcome!

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Hawklords Six album launch tour plus John the Baptist

Tuesday, 24th October @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The Hawklords are back at the Old Courts launching their 6th album SIX, after the great success of last years album launch and gig. Tickets are £12 and available from the Old Courts, Static Records and online at the below link or £15 on the door. Support is by John the Baptist & the 2nd Coming. Doors 7.30pm John the Baptist 8pm Hawklords 9pm finsh @ 10.30pm Originally formed by Robert Calvert and Dave Brock (of Hawkwind) from the ashes…

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Sew Social

Wednesday, 25th October @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Wednesday 25 October | Bailiff Bar | Doors open 7:30pm Tickets £3 in advance / £3.50 on the door Fun new event for you and your threads. Bring a needle and thread or a sewing machine or just a friend. Learn to make something tiny, upcycle your existing wardrobe or bring your own project to work on. There is a bar, so enjoy a tipple or a tea whilst you sew! Suitable for complete beginners through to social seamstresses. Entry…

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Spooky Halloween for kids

Thursday, 26th October @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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24th & 26th
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

Tuesday 24th and Thursday 26th October 1pm – 2.30pm Booking required Visit for Spooky Halloween activities. Make your own mask and ghoulish treats. Be there or be very afraid. Fancy dress welcome!

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Connie Lush Band: Blues N Boogie

Thursday, 26th October @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

THURSDAY 26 OCTOBER // DOORS OPEN 7.30PM TICKETS £10 ADVANCE // £12 ON THE DOOR Connie Lush is widely recognised as one of the finest blues singers that the United Kingdom has ever produced.That indisputable fact was acknowledged when she was voted Best UK Female Vocalist by readers of Blues In Britain for 5 separate years, earning a richly deserved place in the Gallery of the Greats. Don’t miss this special one-off show by a true superstar of the Blues!…

£10
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Spooky Craft Fair – Wigan indoor market

Friday, 27th October @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sat & Sun
Wigan Market, Wigan, WN1 1PX

Spooky craft fair Many stalls all dressed Halloween themed Free kids craft workshop Stall holder in fancy dress

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Intimate – Art Exhibition

Friday, 27th October @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Fridays & Saturdays
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Intimate – ‘closely acquainted, familiar’ ‘private and personal’ ‘Intimate’ is a playful and thought-provoking exhibition which brings together a range of North-West and London-based artists working in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, print, video and digital art. Several of the artists have made new works for the show, which is curated by Paula Fenwick Lucas and Martyn Lucas and supported by Arts Council England through Grants for the Arts. The concept of ‘intimate’ is explored directly in the content of many…

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Haigh Foodie Friday – Halloween Fancy Dress Special

Friday, 27th October @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Haigh Hall Country Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

This is a great new street food and drink event on the last Friday of the month. Back again for another Haigh Foodie Friday – Halloween style – from 6pm, with amazing food and drink to tempt you. Come in your best Halloween fancy dress costumes and with an empty belly! Kitchen Courtyard – Haigh Woodland Park resident vendors ,plus a tasty mix of guest street food traders will provide a feast of treats and drinks to sample. Adventure Golf…

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Exhibition Evening: Satanic Panic

Friday, 27th October @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Satanic Panic: Exhibition Evening in The Old Courts Cells! Devil worship, rituals, murderous cults and more! Join us as we feast on the flesh of the innocent! With a special live performance which is sure to make your skin crawl and your dreams forever ruined. We have such sights to show you. Join us for an extra special art exhibition in the depths of The Old Courts. Expect site-specific art in the old prison cells, fancy dress all around, and…

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Sinnergod, The Working Man, BWS – Live Halloween Ball

Friday, 27th October @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Well it wouldn’t be Halloween in Wigan without Wigans very own goth masters Sinnergod. One of wigans most successful bands of all time will be bringing their unique music style to the Old Courts. Support is by The Working Man and Bloodwork Salvation. The night is an Halloween fancy dress ball and there will be prizes for the best dressed. But theres no pressure, if you don’t want to get dressed up just come as you are theres no dress…

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