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July 2018

FNL:Després|Dead Circus|Stray Weather|Space Lab Disco

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

Electro duo Després visit the UK as part of the Angers – Wigan Twinning Tour they headline the Grand Vault with their brilliant New Wave sound drenched in Analog synths, beats, bass and mesmerising vocals. Support on the night comes from local lads Dead Circus, Stray Weather and Space Lab Disco – expect high energy big bass beats melded with synths, chiming guitars and soaring vocals throughout. DJ support throughout & club night provided by Wigan’s own Space Lab Disco…

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Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood

Saturday, 21st July @ 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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Town Centre Amusments

Saturday, 21st July @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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21st July - 2nd September
Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom

Amusement rides will return to Market Place Wigan for the Summer Holidays.

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The Green Fayre

Saturday, 21st July @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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21st & 22nd
Beacon Country Park, Beacon Lane
Upholland, WN8 7RU United Kingdom

The Green Fayre is West Lancashire’s BIGGEST free countryside event. There are over 50 wonderful stalls and demonstrations providing fun and wonderment for all the family. The shows arena wows the crowds with jousting, dog agility and viking battles taking place throughout the weekend. Discover traditional and modern woodcraft techniques by taking a stroll through the Working Woodland area and visit a range of traders and exhibitors in the Craft and Healthy lifestyle marquees. Get up close and personal to…

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Joe Astley Live

Saturday, 21st July @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Indiependence, 6 King Street West
Wigan, WN1 1LP United Kingdom

Joe Astley is a singer-songwriter based in Wigan; his energrtic performance and powerful singing style have made him popular around the North-West as a solo artist, performing a huge range of covers. As front-man of the five piece rock ‘n’ roll band, The Back Pages, his music was described as “The sounds of pre-1965 with a modern twist.” by Michael hall of The Classic Rock Show at Radio Warrington. He has also earned plaudits from musicians even in America in…

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Slaughter II

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

The Old Courts are delighted to welcome Slaughter II with support from the legendary Ghengis Grimes fronted by mesmerising front man: Messer, and the lug-hole piercing, raw-rock of Cat Called Dog. Former Members of Manchester’s Slaughter and the dogs, Brian Grantham and Ed Banger play their plunk legacy hits old and new. Slaughter II formed from the remains of Slaughter after original bassist Howard Bates left citing musical differences. The band includes Edweena Banger, formerly Eddie Garrity from Ed Banger…

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Wigan Bike Ride 2018

Sunday, 22nd July @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom

The Joining Jack Bike ride has been one of the best days of the year since the charity was launched in 2012. The support we have received at the Manchester Bike Ride and Manchester 100 over the past few years has been phenomenal, so we couldn’t think of a better event to do ourselves. Following the success of the inaugural Wigan Bike Ride in 2017 we are delighted to announce that The Second Wigan Bike Ride, sponsored by our fantastic…

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Haigh Woodland Park Artisan Market

Sunday, 22nd July @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, 22nd July ,2018 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, 19th August ,2018 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, 23rd September ,2018 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, 21st October ,2018 at 10:00am

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 finest,…

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Car Boot Sale

Sunday, 22nd July @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every Sunday
DW Stadium, Loire Dr, Robin Park
Wigan, WN5 0UH United Kingdom

Giant Afternoon Carboot Sale! Every Sunday at DW Stadium from 25th March. From 11am for Traders – 11:30am for Public. Free Entry for buyers, £10 cars, and £15 for vans. No need to book, just turn up!

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The Green Fayre

Sunday, 22nd July @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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21st & 22nd
Beacon Country Park, Beacon Lane
Upholland, WN8 7RU United Kingdom

The Green Fayre is West Lancashire’s BIGGEST free countryside event. There are over 50 wonderful stalls and demonstrations providing fun and wonderment for all the family. The shows arena wows the crowds with jousting, dog agility and viking battles taking place throughout the weekend. Discover traditional and modern woodcraft techniques by taking a stroll through the Working Woodland area and visit a range of traders and exhibitors in the Craft and Healthy lifestyle marquees. Get up close and personal to…

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Wild Families Jurassic Quest

Sunday, 22nd July @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Carbon Landscape Partnership, Worsley Mesnes Drive
Wigan, WN3 5UF United Kingdom

Celebrate national bog day with our FREE family dinosaur experience. We’re hosting an afternoon of jam packed family play on our beautiful Little Woolden Moss nature reserve in Salford. Track dinosaurs (and their mini living ancestors) Grow your own dinosaur food Create dinosaur nests Dig deep for fossils Plus more dinosaur themed activities. There will be no car parking on site so please book your place on our free shuttle bus departing from the doctors surgery on Astley Road (Irlam)…

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LIVE LOUNGE SUNDAY featuring Small Town

Sunday, 22nd July @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

It’s that time again! Come and join us for another round of our Live Lounge! Including sets from some guest acts along with the usual no-appointment open mic slots. Come down, watch, get involved, whatever suits you! Small Town are a three piece difficult to pigeon hole band producing their own classic and quirky sound that covers a rare mix of genres. From Wigan, and the surrounding areas Small Town – have released two full length albums over the last…

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Star Wars Summer

Monday, 23rd July @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Wigan S.T.E.A.M. Hub, 33-53 Library Street
Wigan, WN1 1NU United Kingdom

We’re having a summer of Star Wars! Star Wars Pixel Art – 23rd July 10am – 12pm Delve into the visual buildingblocks of the galaxy and create your favourite Star Wars characters out of hama beads. Lego Star Wars Explorers – 24th July 10am – 12pm Two of our favourite things in the galaxy collide as we explore the Star Wars universe via the medium of Lego. Are you a Jedi Brick Master? Take on various challenges to create vehicles, props, creatures,…

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Star Wars Summer

Tuesday, 24th July @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Wigan S.T.E.A.M. Hub, 33-53 Library Street
Wigan, WN1 1NU United Kingdom

We’re having a summer of Star Wars! Star Wars Pixel Art – 23rd July 10am – 12pm Delve into the visual buildingblocks of the galaxy and create your favourite Star Wars characters out of hama beads. Lego Star Wars Explorers – 24th July 10am – 12pm Two of our favourite things in the galaxy collide as we explore the Star Wars universe via the medium of Lego. Are you a Jedi Brick Master? Take on various challenges to create vehicles, props, creatures,…

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Alice in Wonderland

Tuesday, 24th July @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Imagine falling down a rabbit hole and experiencing all the delights of a world where things appear by magic and really are quite as mad as they seem. This musical adaptation is sure to delight and have you dancing! Bring along a picnic, blanket/chairs and imagination! Gates open half an hour prior to performance starting All tickets £7.50 or family ticket for 3 people – £15.00 Under 3s – free entry Book online: www.haightickets.co.uk Telephone:- 0800 788 0526

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Family Fun Walks

Tuesday, 24th July @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every tuesday
The Carbon Landscape Partnership, Worsley Mesnes Drive
Wigan, WN3 5UF United Kingdom

Each week at Wigan Flashes we will be holding activity walks for children and adults. Each week will centre around a different activity offering a fantastic opportunity for families to explore this beautiful green space. This event has been organised for Carbon Landscape by our partner, Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles. Other partners involved: Start Well, Education Team – Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles, Play Team and Lancashire Wildlife Trust. Booking required Free event

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Star Wars Summer

Wednesday, 25th July @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Wigan S.T.E.A.M. Hub, 33-53 Library Street
Wigan, WN1 1NU United Kingdom

We’re having a summer of Star Wars! Star Wars Pixel Art – 23rd July 10am – 12pm Delve into the visual buildingblocks of the galaxy and create your favourite Star Wars characters out of hama beads. Lego Star Wars Explorers – 24th July 10am – 12pm Two of our favourite things in the galaxy collide as we explore the Star Wars universe via the medium of Lego. Are you a Jedi Brick Master? Take on various challenges to create vehicles, props, creatures,…

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Be a Farmer For a Day

Wednesday, 25th July @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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25th July & 15th August
Greenslate Community Farm, Greenslate Lodge, Greenslate Road
Billinge, Wigan, WN5 7BG United Kingdom

Come and find out what it takes to be a farmer at Greenslate in this action packed day where you can get up close to all the residents on the farm, both domestic and wild! Feed the sheep, collect the eggs, groom the goats, grow your own veg and take part in a wildlife exploration to find out how nature helps put food on the table! 5-11 years old. £10.00 per child  

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Star Wars Summer

Thursday, 26th July @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Wigan S.T.E.A.M. Hub, 33-53 Library Street
Wigan, WN1 1NU United Kingdom

We’re having a summer of Star Wars! Star Wars Pixel Art – 23rd July 10am – 12pm Delve into the visual buildingblocks of the galaxy and create your favourite Star Wars characters out of hama beads. Lego Star Wars Explorers – 24th July 10am – 12pm Two of our favourite things in the galaxy collide as we explore the Star Wars universe via the medium of Lego. Are you a Jedi Brick Master? Take on various challenges to create vehicles, props, creatures,…

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A Serial Killer Of A Cruise – Becoming A Serial Killer

Thursday, 26th July @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kittywake Canal Cruises, Wallgate
Wigan, WN3 4EU United Kingdom

Join Britain’s own Mindhunter, Renowned Criminal Profiler, Serial Killer Expert & Famous Author Paul Harrison on the most deadly journey of a lifetime! Meet The Burger Man, The Beast, The Giggler, The Killer Clown, The Eyeball Killer, The Sunday Morning Slasher and dozens more on this deadly cruise. For one night only, this chic, intimate & unique venue boat is a dark place littered with serial killers. Hear the dark true pasts and be prepared for shocking tales of death,…

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