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September 2018

Oak Fest

Tuesday, 25th September @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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24th - 26th Sept
Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street
Hindley, Wigan, United Kingdom

Join us at Oak Fest! Three days between September 24th and 26th when you can find out what the Oak Centre has to offer. Oak Fest is a chance for healthcare professionals, carers, members of the public and people with life-limiting illnesses to find out more about how the centre helps to improve wellbeing. Activities include a crystal therapy workshop, the Wool Warriors knitting/sewing group, crafts, quilting, a historical talk, flower arranging, choir, The Reader group and craniosacral therapy. Most…

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Oak Fest

Wednesday, 26th September @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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24th - 26th Sept
Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street
Hindley, Wigan, United Kingdom

Join us at Oak Fest! Three days between September 24th and 26th when you can find out what the Oak Centre has to offer. Oak Fest is a chance for healthcare professionals, carers, members of the public and people with life-limiting illnesses to find out more about how the centre helps to improve wellbeing. Activities include a crystal therapy workshop, the Wool Warriors knitting/sewing group, crafts, quilting, a historical talk, flower arranging, choir, The Reader group and craniosacral therapy. Most…

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Art Crit

Thursday, 27th September @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cross Street Gallery, Cross Street
Standish, Wigan, WN6 0HQ United Kingdom

Art Crit – Thursday 27/09/18, 7:00pm – 9:15pm This fun, friendly and free peer led session is open to any artist or creative who wants support or feedback on a project or idea. It’s a perfect networking opportunity too. Each person will have 5 mins to show a piece, present an idea, or talk about their problem. Then 20mins where the group can discuss, offer support and encouragement. Use the doodle poll to book your slot. https://doodle.com/poll/xpcgpnt9e9wbf7fr People wishing to…

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The Something New Show

Thursday, 27th September @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The Something New Show is back! Making his sophomore appearance at the Something New Show is Reece Bradley Vicary. The Barnsley comedian stunned us in his first outing with a set that was packed with side-splitting observational humour. His northern roots have their fingerprints all over his material; making him a truly accessible and endearing act. Reece promises us that the material he is developing is of a far superior quality to that of his first performance. If that is…

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Women In Rock

Friday, 28th September @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The Old Courts is delighted to welcome Women in Rock to our Theatre for a two hour journey through the history of the greatest female anthems. Fronted by some of the most powerful female singers on the live music scene together with a professional touring band, Women In Rock delivers a show-stopping performance covering all the great legends through the decades. Not just a tribute, but a celebration of all Women who simply Rock! Women In Rock is the UK’s…

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Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood

Saturday, 29th September @ 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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Curiosity Boxes workshops

Saturday, 29th September @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, 29th September ,2018 at 10:00am

Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend
Wigan, WN1 1NH United Kingdom

We are so excited for the Curiosity Boxes workshops with artist Louise Robson as part of the D:Circus programme. Join FREE family drop-in workshops in Wigan Library Make an interactive ‘Curiosity Box’ which will become part of an exhibition in Wigan Library. After the exhibition, you’ll be able to take the box home – and you even get to keep the micro:bit! #DCircus #WiganLibraries #DigitalWigan #summerofculture Funded by Arts Council England and Wigan Council  

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October 2018

Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood

Saturday, 6th October @ 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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Fun Palace at Wigan Library

Saturday, 6th October @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend
Wigan, WN1 1NH United Kingdom

Join us at Wigan Library for a day filled with digital creativity, coding, artist workshops for some fantastic artists, games and lots of fun for all ages. Come along and try something new; it’s free and there is no need to book. For more information, please contact dcircus@wigan.gov.uk. The event is suitable for people of all ages, children aged 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Our Fun Palace event is delivered as part of the Wigan Council…

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Meet Martin Murray and Paul Zanon

Saturday, 6th October @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Waterstones Wigan, 6 The GRand Arcade
Wigan, WN1 1BH United Kingdom

Come and meet professional boxer Martin Murray and writer Paul Zanon as they sign their new book ‘Sinner and Saint – The Inspirational Story of Martin Murray’. No ticket required, just purchase a copy of the book on the day for signing.

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Appley Bridge Meteorite Talk – as featured on BBC TV and Radio

Monday, 8th October @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

A special chance to catch this popular talk – join us for a fascinating insight into the fall and discovery of the Appley Bridge meteorite in 1914, as told through newspaper reports and archive documents of the time. The meteorite explosions, fireball, the confusion with enemy Zeppelins, the confiscation of the meteorite by the police and its subsequent release for analysis will all be told. ‘The Appley Bridge Meteorite’ book includes previously unseen images of the meteorite from around the…

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Wigan WOL Open Mic Poetry

Thursday, 11th October @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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2nd Thursday of the month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

At Write Out Loud Wigan Open Mic people crowd in to listen to bawling, drunken, old, young, new and subtle poets. Some funny, some melancholy, some political and some absurd. Come on down, all welcome! A night of poems, performance and drink A drink of night, performance and poems Of performance, poems and a drink Drink performance of poems, a night – though not necessarily in that order. Comments: ‘A rollicking good night’ ‘Wigan is the ideal place to begin,…

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Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood

Saturday, 13th October @ 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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Meet-up for creatives!

Tuesday, 16th October @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Creatives! Meet your fellow creatives at this casual meet-up. Enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the company of like-minded, local people. Wigan is a hotbed for creativity at the moment – let’s talk to each other about it! All disciplines are welcomed. 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, come and meet other creative brains. Can I…

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The Perfect Murder

Wednesday, 17th October @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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17th - 27th Oct
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Have you ever wondered how you commit the perfect murder? A husband and wife secretly try to kill one another. Which of them will succeed and claim the insurance? Are the police getting just a little too close for comfort and what has a Hungarian prostitute got to do with it all? Shocking and funny, there’s more than one person with murder on their mind  

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An Audience With Lee Sharpe

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

HC Promotions Ltd are delighted to bring to The Old Courts, Wigan, a legend of Manchester Utd, Leeds, and England. On the night you can hear tales from Lee from both on and off the field including hilarious stories about Eric Cantona, an insight into how Sir Alex Ferguson manages and much much more. This is a must for all football fans and in a fantastic setting. Tickets are priced at – £20.00 per person (Includes all of full nights…

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The Perfect Murder

Thursday, 18th October @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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17th - 27th Oct
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Have you ever wondered how you commit the perfect murder? A husband and wife secretly try to kill one another. Which of them will succeed and claim the insurance? Are the police getting just a little too close for comfort and what has a Hungarian prostitute got to do with it all? Shocking and funny, there’s more than one person with murder on their mind  

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The Perfect Murder

Friday, 19th October @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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17th - 27th Oct
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Have you ever wondered how you commit the perfect murder? A husband and wife secretly try to kill one another. Which of them will succeed and claim the insurance? Are the police getting just a little too close for comfort and what has a Hungarian prostitute got to do with it all? Shocking and funny, there’s more than one person with murder on their mind  

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Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood

Saturday, 20th October @ 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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Bloktoberfest: Teletext Art Festival

Saturday, 20th October @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, 21st October ,2018 at 10:00am

Wigan S.T.E.A.M. Hub, 33-53 Library Street
Wigan, WN1 1NU United Kingdom

Saturday 20th October 12-4pm & Sunday 21st October 10am – 4pm Pixel pushers rejoice – the next Block Party has been confirmed! This year, Britain’s premier teletext festival will venture ‘up north’ to Wigan STEAM for a weekend of VBI, Videotext and Viewdata jollities. Suitable for all the family, drop in to explore the phenomenon that is teletext art, meet teletext artists from around the globe, and participate in all sorts of teletext related pixel art activities! Admission to the…

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