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October 2019

Emma Holcroft and Her Quintet

Sunday, 13th October @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Whelley Ex-Servicemen’s Club, 180 Vauxhall Road
Wigan, WN1 3LU United Kingdom

The Music Continuum presents Emma singing famous songs from the 40s and 50s that everyone knows, backed by a superb group of musicians. Tickets available from Peter call 07848 818276

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‘At Home’ Haigh Hall History Tour

Tuesday, 15th October @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Haigh Hall Hotel is a historic country house in Haigh, Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. Built between 1827 and 1840 by James Lindsay, 7th Earl of Balcarres, it replaced an ancient manor house and was the Lindsay family’s home until 1947, when it was sold to Wigan Corporation. Come and be ‘At Home’ with us at the stunning Grade II* listed Haigh Hall Hotel and learn about the fascinating history of one of Wigan’s finest architectural treasures. 10.30AM…

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An Evening With Shaun Ryder

Wednesday, 16th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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167th & 17th
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Shaun Ryder is nothing short of a living legend. As the frontman of The Happy Mondays and Black Grape, Shaun is a fundamental cog in the Madchester phenomenon that spread across the globe. Creating mind-blowing anthems with an abundance of energy, his music has managed to transcend guitar and house music. Join Shaun in The Old Courts Theatre for a fascinating interview about his years in The Happy Mondays & Black Grape. You will also hear his take on the…

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Life Drawing

Wednesday, 16th October @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Life Drawing for all abilities! This is a course of workshops, run by experienced artists over 2019. Artists can come to all sessions, building skills and confidence in a sketchbook or portfolio of work, or drop in to individual sessions as a way to create and practice a necessary drawing skill. 7.30pm-8.30pm: Life Drawing Wrapped – our model will be clothed for the uninitiated, the nervous and those wishing to experiment with drawing folds and fabric. 8.45pm-9.45pm: Life Drawing Unwrapped…

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The Cemetery Club

Wednesday, 16th October @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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16th - 26th Oct
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

This is a story of three New York women who have known each other for years, Now that they’ve all reached widowhood, they make a monthly trip to the cemetery to visit their husbands’ graves. Their friendship becomes strained when one of them starts dating. Poignant, sweet and very funny This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD a Condord Theatrical Company VENUE Wigan Little Theatre PERFORMANCE DATES: Wednesday 16 October 2019 – Saturday 26 October…

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Introduction to iDea award at Wigan STEAM

Thursday, 17th October @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wigan STEAM, Hope Street, The Galleries
Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

Join The Digital Imagination Workshop and get an introduction to iDea award – a digital skills award perfect for anybody looking to improve their digital knowledge. Whether you’re a computer whizz or a complete novice, the iDea award teaches vital digital skills to help you to be safe, secure, and confident when using the internet. Come along, learn more about it, and get started on your first badge with our help. FREE This event is a drop-in session. Pop-in anytime…

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The Something New Show

Thursday, 17th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The Something New Show Octobers onwards. The Holding Cell will once again house to Wigan’s loveliest night of poetry, comedy and improv. All hosted by Casino Improv and, as always, free entry. We’re joined by Rave Poet Donald Jenkins and Andy Quirk and his Lead Backup Dancer, Anna J. Spectate or join the open mic section! #ravepoet – Donald Jenkins is a spoken word artist based in Newcastle upon Tyne. He won the Great Gateshead Slam 2018, has performed at…

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An Evening With Shaun Ryder

Thursday, 17th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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167th & 17th
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Shaun Ryder is nothing short of a living legend. As the frontman of The Happy Mondays and Black Grape, Shaun is a fundamental cog in the Madchester phenomenon that spread across the globe. Creating mind-blowing anthems with an abundance of energy, his music has managed to transcend guitar and house music. Join Shaun in The Old Courts Theatre for a fascinating interview about his years in The Happy Mondays & Black Grape. You will also hear his take on the…

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The Third Annual Wigan Noir

Thursday, 17th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The Third Annual Wigan Noir is back in The Old Courts Courtroom. Featuring five Northern authors, each with an interesting past career. Paul Finch, Caroline England, R C Bridgestock, Dale Brendan Hyde, Nick Oldham. Interviewed by Emma and Martin Truelove from Bradford Radio Royal with a general overall theme: ‘How my life experiences have motivated what and why I write.’ Music by the Wigan duo ‘The Huers’. Kindly sponsored by Create Print, Wigan. & Uncle Joe’s Mint Balls Over 14…

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The Cemetery Club

Thursday, 17th October @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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16th - 26th Oct
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

This is a story of three New York women who have known each other for years, Now that they’ve all reached widowhood, they make a monthly trip to the cemetery to visit their husbands’ graves. Their friendship becomes strained when one of them starts dating. Poignant, sweet and very funny This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD a Condord Theatrical Company VENUE Wigan Little Theatre PERFORMANCE DATES: Wednesday 16 October 2019 – Saturday 26 October…

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RƎ:PLAY – Super Mario Kart Competition

Friday, 18th October @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Tudor, New Market Street
Wigan, Greater Manchester WN1 1SE United Kingdom

SNES Mario Kart, undoubtably one of the most iconic racing games of the 90’s will be coming to the Tudor on Friday the 18th of October. As always, this a free competition with prizes and respect up for grabs! Everyone is welcome to enter. Spread the word, challenge your mates and let’s find out who can reach the podium!! Racing starts from 7:30pm.

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Casino Improv Presents: ACAPROV

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

Wigan’s own Casino Improv present Acaprov (The Improvised A Capella Musical), direct from London. Acaprov = Hamilton meets Pitch Perfect spontaneously Improvised! Imagine a new kind of musical: beatboxers, rappers, actors, singers and body percussionists coming together a capella to improvise a fresh new musical improv show that you’ll never forget. Acaprov are supported by Wigan’s only Improvised Theatre Company Casino Improv. Over 12 with an adult Stage Time: 8:00pm Friday 18th of October 2019 | The Theatre: Entrance 4…

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The Cemetery Club

Friday, 18th October @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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16th - 26th Oct
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

This is a story of three New York women who have known each other for years, Now that they’ve all reached widowhood, they make a monthly trip to the cemetery to visit their husbands’ graves. Their friendship becomes strained when one of them starts dating. Poignant, sweet and very funny This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD a Condord Theatrical Company VENUE Wigan Little Theatre PERFORMANCE DATES: Wednesday 16 October 2019 – Saturday 26 October…

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Lilith and the Knight + Fear Me December + Dacara

Friday, 18th October @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

KDS Promotions brings awesome female fronted rock band Lilith and the Knight to Wigan as part of their UK tour. Support from Dacara & Fear Me December! What a top line up! Don’t miss this one. Lilith And The Knight https://www.facebook.com/lilithandtheknight/ Fear Me December https://www.facebook.com/fmdband/ Dacara https://www.facebook.com/DacaraUK/ Entry only £4 on the door.

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Poppy Pottery Painting

Saturday, 19th October @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

Saturday 19th brings you poppy pottery painting here at The Galleries from 11am – 3pm in Leigh Arcade. The kids can paint poppy’s to take home with them ♥

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Food Fest on The Square

Saturday, 19th October @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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…

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Mental Health Charity Night for Mind

Saturday, 19th October @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

Come and support local musicians performing to raise some money for Mind – the mental health charity. Tickets are through donation only (minimum £3) You can purchase these through the fundraising link or at the door on the night. 100% of donations go to Mind. There will also be a raffle on the night with some amazing prizes just in time for Christmas, including driving lessons, tattoo vouchers, party vouchers, booze, chocolates and lots of other exciting gifts. Be sure…

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The Sex Pistols Experience

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

Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols Experience with support from Oh No & The Hell Yeahs and Anarchy Heroes’ Jay Fitzpatrick! The Sex Pistols Experience are The Worlds No1 professional tribute to the most outrageous & controversial band of all time. From their early beginnings performing pubs & clubs around England, they went on to make Worldwide reputation built from over 1,000+ performances. Having done extensive tours of the U.S.A (almost 100 U.S.A shows), toured throughout Europe, &…

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The Cemetery Club

Saturday, 19th October @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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16th - 26th Oct
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

This is a story of three New York women who have known each other for years, Now that they’ve all reached widowhood, they make a monthly trip to the cemetery to visit their husbands’ graves. Their friendship becomes strained when one of them starts dating. Poignant, sweet and very funny This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD a Condord Theatrical Company VENUE Wigan Little Theatre PERFORMANCE DATES: Wednesday 16 October 2019 – Saturday 26 October…

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Birds of Paradise – Burlesque and Cabaret

Saturday, 19th October @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fatbird, 21 Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

Bella Besame and ‘The Slippery Belle’ return to Fatbird on Saturday 19th October with an evening of beautiful burlesque, charming cabaret, seductive singers and all round debauched entertainment! Leave your inhibitions at the door and get ready for a wild night! BIRDS OF PARADISE! Starring: *TITSALINA BUMSQUASH* : The best name in the business! *AVA AHOTSA*: Joining us from her tour of gorgeous Greece! *ANITA DANS*: Deadly, darkly delicious! *KITTY CAMPARI*: Think Ginger Rogers meets Christina Aguilera! *DOTTIE MAY* –…

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