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May 2018

Race for Life 5k

Wednesday, 23rd May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Date: Wednesday 23 May 2018 Time: 19:00 Distance: 5k Children: £10.00 Women: £14.99 Young Women: £14.99 Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed 🚗 Car parking charge applies ⚠ This course is not advisable for wheelchair users due to the decline and incline of the path  

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Bazaar and Rummage

Wednesday, 23rd May @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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23rd May - 2nd June
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Gwenda, an ex-agoraphobic, leads a self-help group of three who have been unable to leave their homes for a variety of reasons. She forces them to help at a local bazaar, enlisting the support of a trainee social-worker. While sorting through the rummage their individual fears erupt but calm is restored by the ever-sensible Fliss. This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French

£10 - £12
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Bazaar and Rummage

Thursday, 24th May @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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23rd May - 2nd June
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Gwenda, an ex-agoraphobic, leads a self-help group of three who have been unable to leave their homes for a variety of reasons. She forces them to help at a local bazaar, enlisting the support of a trainee social-worker. While sorting through the rummage their individual fears erupt but calm is restored by the ever-sensible Fliss. This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French

£10 - £12
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The Something New Show

Thursday, 24th May @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The Something New Show returns! Up this month we have Rosie Fleeshman. Rosie writes witty, thought-provoking and brutally honest poetry. She is the co-runner of SPEAK, a diverse spoken word night in the heart of Manchester. She is a multi slam winner and the reigning Great Northern Slam Champion. Joining Rosie on the bill is Jackie Hagan. Jackie is a fantastic comedian and theatre maker, sharing an excerpt from her award-winning solo show ‘This Is Not A Safe Space’ “A…

Free
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Haigh Foodie Friday

Friday, 25th May @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Last Friday of the Month
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Your favourite foodie festival is back at Haigh Woodland Park every month from April – October. Fantastic food from a variety of street food traders – some you know, some brand new – but all amazing! 🚗 free parking (after 5pm) & free entry 🎶 music 🐾 dog friendly Adventure Play, Adventure Golf and High Ropes Course open (times for last round of golf will vary – check with Visitor Centre)

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The Best Prosecco Party In Town

Friday, 25th May @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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DW Stadium, Loire Dr, Robin Park
Wigan, WN5 0UH United Kingdom

The Best Party in Town are delighted to be bringing their Prosecco Event to the DW Stadium in Wigan. The Party features Wigan’s own Lee Cadman – Ultimate Robbie and local singer Zoe Unsworth. We also have the voice of Car Share Forever FM Mr Rob Charles who will be the DJ at the sessions. If that wasn’t enough Wigan Pier Promotions will be showcasing their very own Abba Tribute act – Chick a teeta The Party will feature more…

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Bazaar and Rummage

Friday, 25th May @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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23rd May - 2nd June
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Gwenda, an ex-agoraphobic, leads a self-help group of three who have been unable to leave their homes for a variety of reasons. She forces them to help at a local bazaar, enlisting the support of a trainee social-worker. While sorting through the rummage their individual fears erupt but calm is restored by the ever-sensible Fliss. This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French

£10 - £12
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LIONESS – The Amy Winehouse Experience

Friday, 25th May @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Amy Winehouse was without doubt one of the most influential, notorious and wonderfully talented singer-songwriters the UK has produced in a generation. Her meteoric rise from Camden local with bags of potential to worldwide superstar was something to behold. Aside from her well-documented struggles was a thing of brilliance. Timeless songs, encapsulating vocals and memorable live shows. The Old Courts are delighted to welcome back the sensational tribute to the late great star. Lioness – The Amy Winehouse Experience bring…

£13
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FNL: Mosley Bar | Salvador | Aviso

Friday, 25th May @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Join us in the Bailiff Bar for Friday Night Live one last time before we move upstairs! Our very first Friday Night Live headliners – Mosley Bar return to end it as we started. The 4 piece indie rockers have been gaining momentum with gigs across the north west , and since forming have received national airplay on BBC6 Music as well as playing The BBC Introducing stage in Preston for BBC Radio Lancashire. Still in their early 20’s they’ve…

£3
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Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood

Saturday, 26th May @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until Monday, 31st December ,2018

Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

A new exhibition giving children a taste of life in the Victorian era will open at the Museum of Wigan Life in time for Easter half term. ‘Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood’, is a free, interactive experience giving families an insight into Victorian life through dress up, games and education and will be open for visitors from Tuesday 3rd April. Child’s Play will replace the popular Animal Mummies Uncovered display, a touring exhibition produced by Manchester Museum. Offering…

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Wigan Comic Con 2018

Saturday, 26th May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Robin Park Arena, Loire Drive
Wigan, WN5 0UH United Kingdom

WE love our Wigan show. This is our home town and where our journey started. Great medium sized event spread over 2 halls. Fun and inclusive. Great mix of traders. Guests from tv film and the comic industry. Retro arcade machines free to play. Retro video gaming free to play Tv / film displays All this for 7 pounds per adult. Child tickets and family passes also available. http://www.funkyfigures.co.uk/

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Family Fun Day

Saturday, 26th May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wigan Market, Wigan, WN1 1PX

We will be having a free family fun day to celebrate Love Your Local Markethere in Wigan Markets. Win £ 250 from the 102.4 Wish fm – Cash Grabber Plucky the Chicken Face Painters Stilt Walkers Balloon Modeller Craft Market Free Giveaways

Free
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Who Are You

Saturday, 26th May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Cross Street Gallery, Cross Street
Standish, Wigan, WN6 0HQ United Kingdom

An exhibition of work developed by people seeking asylum and two Cross Street artists; Mike Fahey and Martyn Lucas. Celebrating the relationships Pathway Arts is creating throughout Wigan, where local people seeking asylum and local artists come together to create work and to have a conversation through different materials. Opening 18th May 6-7.30pm Open Saturday 19th & Saturday 26th 11am-5pm Viewable during week by appointment.

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Exhibition Launch & Artist Talk: Do Not Fold Spindle or Mutilate, Clare Phelan

Saturday, 26th May @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wigan S.T.E.A.M. Hub, 33-53 Library Street
Wigan, WN1 1NU United Kingdom

‘Do Not Fold Spindle Or Mutilate’ presents a series of prints which reference our relationship with technology. Cultural manifestations of technology often outlast their material use. ‘Do Not Fold Spindle Or Mutilate’ is such an example. The phrase was printed on IBM punch cards, and became a metaphor for alienation and dehumanisation as part of American 1960’s counterculture. Phelan works directly with nineteenth and early twentieth century coding technology artefacts such as textile jacquards, musical box discs and IBM punch…

Free
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Spring Flowers and Foraging Walk

Saturday, 26th May @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Borsdane Wood, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 4BT United Kingdom

A nature walk in the woods with the excellent Dave Winnard who will talk about the spring flowers and the foraging opportunities. The walk is supported by Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles and Borsdane Friends Group and is free and open to all who are interested. Meet at the Hindley tunnel end of the woods for 6pm.

Free
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The Best Prosecco Party In Town

Saturday, 26th May @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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DW Stadium, Loire Dr, Robin Park
Wigan, WN5 0UH United Kingdom

The Best Party in Town are delighted to be bringing their Prosecco Event to the DW Stadium in Wigan. The Party features Wigan’s own Lee Cadman – Ultimate Robbie and local singer Zoe Unsworth. We also have the voice of Car Share Forever FM Mr Rob Charles who will be the DJ at the sessions. If that wasn’t enough Wigan Pier Promotions will be showcasing their very own Abba Tribute act – Chick a teeta The Party will feature more…

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Bazaar and Rummage

Saturday, 26th May @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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23rd May - 2nd June
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Gwenda, an ex-agoraphobic, leads a self-help group of three who have been unable to leave their homes for a variety of reasons. She forces them to help at a local bazaar, enlisting the support of a trainee social-worker. While sorting through the rummage their individual fears erupt but calm is restored by the ever-sensible Fliss. This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French

£10 - £12
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XSLF

Saturday, 26th May @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

XSLF started in 2013 when ‘Stiff Little Fingers’ Henry Cluney and Jim Reilly met again after years apart and realised the passion to perform still raged on. Concentrating on the first three albums and also writing and recording original music with bass player Ave Tsarion, the dynamic trio have embarked upon a nationwide tour and we are delighted to be welcoming them to The Old Courts. Support on the night comes from ‘Same As It Ever Woz’ & ‘Degsy’ Approx.…

£10
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The Rozzers – Live

Saturday, 26th May @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

The Rozzers4 Piece  Pop Rock Covers Entry Price: Free Entry   Venue: The Boulevard 17-19 Wallgate Wigan WN1 1LD  

Free
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OG Fest

Sunday, 27th May
Olive Garden, 489 Preston Road, Standish
Wigan, WN6 0QD United Kingdom

It’s Back and Bigger than Ever… After two years of being away we are proud to host one of the greatest days of the calendar year for the restaurant in OG FEST. Starting in 2010 with just short of 40 people in attendance the festival has grown year in year out. With our business venture with the marquee coming to an end we were unable to host the previous two years but now thanks to Wigan Council who have granted…

£5
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