Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Find Events

Events List Navigation

March 2019

Tour of the Valkyries Night Two

Saturday, 16th March @ 7:30 pm - Saturday, 18th May @ 11:30 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

Four amazing female fronted bands head to Wigan on day two of the Spring Tour of the Valkyries…. NOVACROW https://www.facebook.com/novacrowofficial/ THE LOVED AND LOST https://www.facebook.com/thelovedandlostuk/ FEAR ME DECEMBER https://www.facebook.com/fmdband/ PALLAS ATHENA https://www.facebook.com/pallasathenametal/ Doors open 7.30pm and only a fiver entrance. Novacrow- Better than SEX. Wild stage shows, stupid antics and a juicy rock sound that will make your groin tingle. Buckle up for some NOVACROW. www.novacrowofficial.com “Fear Me December have managed to put together a great record which includes all…

£5
Find out more

April 2019

Go Wild Camps – Easter 2019

Thursday, 18th April @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
8th April – 12th April 2019 & 15th April – 18th April
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Let your children ‘GO WILD’ on our fantastic outdoor Easter holiday camps at Haigh Woodland Park, Wigan. Children will take part in pond dipping, orienteering, fun games, bug & treasure hunts, craft activities, bushcraft, adventure golf, foot golf and even den building! Dates: 8th April – 12th April 2019 & 15th April – 18th April 2019. Times: 8:30am – 4:30pm Venue: Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane, Wigan WN2 1PE (Based in the Haigh classroom). Costs: £12.50 per day OR £50…

Find out more

Unto This Last

Thursday, 18th April @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
3rd - 20th April
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Artists from Cross Street Arts have created work that responds to themes of the capitalism and the environment, inspired by John Ruskin’s controversial book, ‘Unto This Last.’ In its day, the book was extremely controversial as it critiqued capitalism and its harmful effects upon the environment, an appropriate subject for our times. The show includes drawings, paintings and sculpture by artists working in Wigan and will be one of many around the country commemorating Ruskin 100 years after his death.…

Free
Find out more

The Something New Show

Thursday, 18th April @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The Something New Show returns in April for a Wigan Arts Festival spectacular. As ever, the evening is completely free and packed with wonder, words, laughter and light. Join Casino Improv and their extra special guests Jasmine Gardosi and Sian Davies. Jasmine Gardosi is the current Axis Slam Champion and former Cheltenham Poetry Festival, Mix It Up Midlands and International Pangaea Poetry Slam winner. She has appeared on BBC Radio 3’s The Verb, BBC Asian Network and at Glastonbury Festival.…

Free
Find out more

Creatives Meet Up

Thursday, 18th April @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Creatives! Join your fellows at this casual meet-up. Enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the company of like-minded, local people who share a love for the arts. All Disciplines are welcome – Art, design, craft, performance, dance, theatre, animation, illustration, outsider art, music, ceramics, folk art, graffiti, screenwriting, painting, assemblage, moving image, applied arts, land art, sound, drawing, photography… whatever your bag is we would love to see you here. Come by yourself or bring some creative pals who fancy a…

Free
Find out more

‘Being Frank – The Chris Sievey Story’ Documentary Screening + Exclusive..

Thursday, 18th April @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
18th and 21st April
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story (Documentary) Frank Sidebottom was the unforgettable Northern folk hero with the papier-mâché head. For the first time since his death, the story of the secret life of his creator, Chris Sievey is told. It’s a compelling portrait of an artist, songwriter, comedian and wayward genius, whose entire life was a fantastic, subversive piece of performance art. EXCLUSIVE! April 18th, Fantastic Frank-a-Mania Night! An opportunity to ask Director, Steve Sullivan and Art Director, Dave Arnold…

£7
Find out more

Unto This Last

Friday, 19th April @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
3rd - 20th April
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Artists from Cross Street Arts have created work that responds to themes of the capitalism and the environment, inspired by John Ruskin’s controversial book, ‘Unto This Last.’ In its day, the book was extremely controversial as it critiqued capitalism and its harmful effects upon the environment, an appropriate subject for our times. The show includes drawings, paintings and sculpture by artists working in Wigan and will be one of many around the country commemorating Ruskin 100 years after his death.…

Free
Find out more

Jordan & The Inkblots plus DJ Jon Lowe

Friday, 19th April @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Monaco, Atherton Road, Hindley
Wigan, WN2 3EU United Kingdom

Kicking off The Monaco Music Festival wwekend we have Sassy Music by Jordan & The Inkblots followed by our fantastic DJ Jon Lowe. With a supreme mix of 90’s floorfillers and Chart Hits these guys will have you bouncing into the Easter bankholiday weekend. Doors open at 7pm with our DJ and the band will be on from 9pm just £5 plus booking fee when pre-booked or £7.50 on the door.

£5
Find out more

The Toasters and Guests

Friday, 19th April @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Legendary NYC Ska Group The Toasters are joined by guests at The Old Courts. Join us for a stacked line up of live new wave ska. Support from the evening comes from Broken 3 Ways, RedEyed Jedi, Bandits!! Over 14 with an Adult Stage Times: Toasters 10:30pm – 11:30pm Broken 3 Ways 9:15pm – 9:45pm Redeyed Jedi 8:30pm – 9:00pm Bandits 7:45pm – 8:15pm Friday 19th of April 2019 | The Grand Vault: Entrance 3 | Doors and bar open…

Find out more

Ska Face – A Good Friday Celebration

Friday, 19th April @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

A 10 piece Ska band from Blackpool with a combined age exceeding 450 years, old enough to know better but young enough not to care. They play classic Ska and 2 Tone with an infectious groove and unstoppable energy that just makes you want to groove. Tickets are £5.00 each and can be purchased from The Boulevard or online via the ticket link below. Please note – tickets purchased online will incur a booking fee. OTD: £7.00 Doors to the…

£5
Find out more

Easter Egg-stravaganza Ashton

Saturday, 20th April @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ashton Town Centre, Wigan Road
Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 9BH United Kingdom

Great family day out Easter egg hunt Meet the Easter bunny Rides Stalls Food And much more in Ashton Market

Find out more

Wigan Ale Trail

Saturday, 20th April @ 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom

Following the overwhelming success of our Ale Trails, we are in the process of organising several more, including this one in the Wigan area. Visit superb real ale pubs in Lancashire between midday & 11pm. Each pub has been visited by us & selected based upon their warm welcome & selection of beers. Hop on and off our buses during the day and spend as much time as you want in each pub. Start where you want and finish where…

Find out more

Food Fest on The Square

Saturday, 20th April @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every 3rd Saturday
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

Food Fest on the Square is back and it will be in Wigan Town Centre every third Saturday of the month, April until October! Head over to Market Hall Square between 12pm and 8pm to enjoy food, drink and live music. Great partnership working again with Gallerieswigan & Haigh Foodie Friday. Pop-Up Bars from Two Left Feet Tap & Brewery Gin and Prosecco from Copa Fizz Food Line Up Saturday April 20th: Travelling Pizza Company Traditional wood fired pizza made…

Free
Find out more

The Best of Leigh Short Film Festival

Saturday, 20th April @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The best of Leigh Short Film Festival 2014 -2018. Screening a selection of winning entries from shorts films featured over the last five years. This is afternoon of short films will see the best of the best and provide a a taster session for what great films will feature in the 2019 Wigan and Leigh Film Festival. Over 18 only Screening: 2:00pm – 4:00pm Saturday 20th of April 2019 | The Theatre: Entrance 4 | Doors and Bar open at…

£3
Find out more

Merry Hell – Electric Saturday

Saturday, 20th April @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The Merry Hell weekend takeover is back for 2019 on Saturday 20th April in The Grand Vault & Sunday 21st April in the Theatre! Merry Hell are back at The Old Courts for another weekend of joyful folk-rock. All the energy, all the passion, all the songs that you want in 2 concerts. It’s the same thing but different. Electric Saturday sees the full 8-piece take to the Vault Stage, a standing only room with plenty of room for dancing.…

Find out more

Haigh Woodland Park Artisan Market

Sunday, 21st April @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
See post for details
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Over 80 awesome artisans with art, food, craft, design, drinks, sensational streetfood…outstanding live music and a great community atmosphere. Hope you can join us? Slap bang in the heart of Haigh Woodland Park, a magnificent spectacle, an opportunity to browse stalls, taste the culinary treats, talk to artists, vintage dealers and designer-makers. The artisan traders will have been busy, baking, brewing, preparing, making, capturing (pictures that is!), designing, distilling, sewing, stitching, stirring, cooking, sourcing, painting, growing and constructing. All the very…

Free
Find out more

Tallula Vintage

Sunday, 21st April @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Join us in the Grand Vault for the latest extravaganza from Tallula Vintage. Browse the exquisite handmade items and accessories as well as an incredible range of vintage must-haves… All ages welcome Sunday 21st of April 2019 | The Grand Vault: Entrance 3 | Doors open at 10:00am | FREE ENTRY

Free
Find out more

‘Being Frank – The Chris Sievey Story’ Documentary Screening + Exclusive..

Sunday, 21st April @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
18th and 21st April
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story (Documentary) Frank Sidebottom was the unforgettable Northern folk hero with the papier-mâché head. For the first time since his death, the story of the secret life of his creator, Chris Sievey is told. It’s a compelling portrait of an artist, songwriter, comedian and wayward genius, whose entire life was a fantastic, subversive piece of performance art. EXCLUSIVE! April 18th, Fantastic Frank-a-Mania Night! An opportunity to ask Director, Steve Sullivan and Art Director, Dave Arnold…

£7
Find out more

Dave Sweetmore’s 12 Hour Resurrection

Sunday, 21st April @ 6:00 pm - 2:30 am
Indiependence, 6 King Street West
Wigan, WN1 1LP United Kingdom

HERE WE GO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 12 HOURS. 9 BANDS. A DJ. AND A POET. DAVE SWEETMORE’S 12 HOUR RESURRECTION 2019 EASTER SUNDAY 21st APRIL – 6PM TIL 6AM Alias Kid / The K’s / The Big Peach / Suave Martyrs / The Vellys / Cold Waters / The Lathums / Lyerr / The Calling / Pete Wilkinson / Dave Sweetmore and Friends. ADVANCE TICKETS £8 ON SALE NOW – www.skiddle.com/e/13473757/

£8
Find out more

CALM Acoustic Festival

Sunday, 21st April @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

Line Up: 6:00-6:30 – Martin Hern 6:30-7:00 – Pete McCaffery 7:00-7:30 – Jordan Thomas 7:30-8:00 – Calvin Snape 8:00-8:30 – John Daily 8:30-9:00 – Rik Jones 9:00-9:30 – Jon Peet 9:30-10:00 – Lindsey Holding 10:00-10:30 – Dave Robb 10:30-11:00 – Tearfallz 11:00-11:30 – Jack Heaton 11:30-12:00 – Ben Winstanley Entry fee is a £3 donation to CALM on the door. https://www.thecalmzone.net

£3
Find out more
+ Export Events