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October 2017

Intimate – Art Exhibition

Friday, 20th October @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Fridays & Saturdays
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Intimate – ‘closely acquainted, familiar’ ‘private and personal’ ‘Intimate’ is a playful and thought-provoking exhibition which brings together a range of North-West and London-based artists working in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, print, video and digital art. Several of the artists have made new works for the show, which is curated by Paula Fenwick Lucas and Martyn Lucas and supported by Arts Council England through Grants for the Arts. The concept of ‘intimate’ is explored directly in the content of many…

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Egyptian Animal Mummies Uncovered Exhibition

Saturday, 21st October @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Monday: 10am - 5pm Tuesday: 10am - 5pm Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 10am - 5pm Friday: 10am - 5pm Saturday: 11am - 3pm Sunday: Closed
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

The award-winning Egyptian Animal Mummies Uncovered exhibition is coming to Wigan! The Museum of Wigan Life will become just the fourth museum in the UK to play host to a prestigious exhibition produced by Manchester Museum. Only Manchester Museum, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow and World Museum Liverpool have hosted this touring exhibition, making it an exciting capture for Wigan! Animal Mummies Uncovered offers a fascinating insight into the world of Ancient Egyptian animal mummification. This myth-busting experience…

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Intimate – Art Exhibition

Saturday, 21st October @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Fridays & Saturdays
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Intimate – ‘closely acquainted, familiar’ ‘private and personal’ ‘Intimate’ is a playful and thought-provoking exhibition which brings together a range of North-West and London-based artists working in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, print, video and digital art. Several of the artists have made new works for the show, which is curated by Paula Fenwick Lucas and Martyn Lucas and supported by Arts Council England through Grants for the Arts. The concept of ‘intimate’ is explored directly in the content of many…

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Say Two: Hansel and Gretel

Saturday, 21st October @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Follow Hansel and Gretel into the magic forest, find a delicious Gingerbread cottage and defeat the Wicked Witch! A super early Halloween treat. Children love Say Two’s special blend of acting, singing, dancing and joining in. Grown-ups, sit back, relax and allow your family to enjoy these traditional fairy tales brought to life. Halloween costumes welcome. Cheaper than the cinema- live performance is twice the fun. Great for age 8 and under. Children under 18months go free. £6 per ticket//…

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Spooky Halloween for kids

Tuesday, 24th October @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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24th & 26th
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

Tuesday 24th and Thursday 26th October 1pm – 2.30pm Booking required Visit for Spooky Halloween activities. Make your own mask and ghoulish treats. Be there or be very afraid. Fancy dress welcome!

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Sew Social

Wednesday, 25th October @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Wednesday 25 October | Bailiff Bar | Doors open 7:30pm Tickets £3 in advance / £3.50 on the door Fun new event for you and your threads. Bring a needle and thread or a sewing machine or just a friend. Learn to make something tiny, upcycle your existing wardrobe or bring your own project to work on. There is a bar, so enjoy a tipple or a tea whilst you sew! Suitable for complete beginners through to social seamstresses. Entry…

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Spooky Halloween for kids

Thursday, 26th October @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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24th & 26th
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

Tuesday 24th and Thursday 26th October 1pm – 2.30pm Booking required Visit for Spooky Halloween activities. Make your own mask and ghoulish treats. Be there or be very afraid. Fancy dress welcome!

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Intimate – Art Exhibition

Friday, 27th October @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Fridays & Saturdays
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Intimate – ‘closely acquainted, familiar’ ‘private and personal’ ‘Intimate’ is a playful and thought-provoking exhibition which brings together a range of North-West and London-based artists working in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, print, video and digital art. Several of the artists have made new works for the show, which is curated by Paula Fenwick Lucas and Martyn Lucas and supported by Arts Council England through Grants for the Arts. The concept of ‘intimate’ is explored directly in the content of many…

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Exhibition Evening: Satanic Panic

Friday, 27th October @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Satanic Panic: Exhibition Evening in The Old Courts Cells! Devil worship, rituals, murderous cults and more! Join us as we feast on the flesh of the innocent! With a special live performance which is sure to make your skin crawl and your dreams forever ruined. We have such sights to show you. Join us for an extra special art exhibition in the depths of The Old Courts. Expect site-specific art in the old prison cells, fancy dress all around, and…

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Halloween in the Kitchen Courtyard

Saturday, 28th October @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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28th & 29th
Haigh Hall Country Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

🎃 Pumpkin Carving with Cook and Foragers. Sessions every hour 12.00noon – 3pm (4 sessions) £3 per child 🎃 Flower Cauldron Making with AM Flowers Booking essential – Tel: 01942 832340 £3 per child 🎃 Make your own ‘Ice Scream’. Ice Cream Sundae workshop and take home ‘DIY Sundae Kit’ with Holden’s Ice Cream Parlour 1.00pm and 3.00pm £6.50 🎃 Spooky Biscuit Decorating with All You Knead Bakery Drop in sessions £3 per child 🎃 Halloween Lollipop Decorating with Luisco…

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Intimate – Art Exhibition

Saturday, 28th October @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Fridays & Saturdays
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Intimate – ‘closely acquainted, familiar’ ‘private and personal’ ‘Intimate’ is a playful and thought-provoking exhibition which brings together a range of North-West and London-based artists working in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, print, video and digital art. Several of the artists have made new works for the show, which is curated by Paula Fenwick Lucas and Martyn Lucas and supported by Arts Council England through Grants for the Arts. The concept of ‘intimate’ is explored directly in the content of many…

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Halloween in the Kitchen Courtyard

Sunday, 29th October @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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28th & 29th
Haigh Hall Country Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

🎃 Pumpkin Carving with Cook and Foragers. Sessions every hour 12.00noon – 3pm (4 sessions) £3 per child 🎃 Flower Cauldron Making with AM Flowers Booking essential – Tel: 01942 832340 £3 per child 🎃 Make your own ‘Ice Scream’. Ice Cream Sundae workshop and take home ‘DIY Sundae Kit’ with Holden’s Ice Cream Parlour 1.00pm and 3.00pm £6.50 🎃 Spooky Biscuit Decorating with All You Knead Bakery Drop in sessions £3 per child 🎃 Halloween Lollipop Decorating with Luisco…

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Dead and Buried: The Wants and Worries of the 19th Century Deceased by Charlie Guy MA

Tuesday, 31st October @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

Tuesday 31st October 1pm – 2pm Price: £2.50 per person incl tea/coffee booking required Join us on Halloween to dispel the dark myths of the Victorian dead and shine a light on some of the forgotten, outdated and downright creepy funerary practices, traditions and superstitions of the age.

£2.50
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November 2017

Egyptian Animal Mummies Uncovered Exhibition

Saturday, 4th November @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Monday: 10am - 5pm Tuesday: 10am - 5pm Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 10am - 5pm Friday: 10am - 5pm Saturday: 11am - 3pm Sunday: Closed
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

The award-winning Egyptian Animal Mummies Uncovered exhibition is coming to Wigan! The Museum of Wigan Life will become just the fourth museum in the UK to play host to a prestigious exhibition produced by Manchester Museum. Only Manchester Museum, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow and World Museum Liverpool have hosted this touring exhibition, making it an exciting capture for Wigan! Animal Mummies Uncovered offers a fascinating insight into the world of Ancient Egyptian animal mummification. This myth-busting experience…

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Wigan WOL Open Mic Poetry

Sunday, 12th November @ 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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Egyptian Animal Mummies Uncovered Exhibition

Saturday, 18th November @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Monday: 10am - 5pm Tuesday: 10am - 5pm Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 10am - 5pm Friday: 10am - 5pm Saturday: 11am - 3pm Sunday: Closed
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

The award-winning Egyptian Animal Mummies Uncovered exhibition is coming to Wigan! The Museum of Wigan Life will become just the fourth museum in the UK to play host to a prestigious exhibition produced by Manchester Museum. Only Manchester Museum, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow and World Museum Liverpool have hosted this touring exhibition, making it an exciting capture for Wigan! Animal Mummies Uncovered offers a fascinating insight into the world of Ancient Egyptian animal mummification. This myth-busting experience…

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December 2017

Egyptian Animal Mummies Uncovered Exhibition

Saturday, 2nd December @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Monday: 10am - 5pm Tuesday: 10am - 5pm Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 10am - 5pm Friday: 10am - 5pm Saturday: 11am - 3pm Sunday: Closed
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

The award-winning Egyptian Animal Mummies Uncovered exhibition is coming to Wigan! The Museum of Wigan Life will become just the fourth museum in the UK to play host to a prestigious exhibition produced by Manchester Museum. Only Manchester Museum, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow and World Museum Liverpool have hosted this touring exhibition, making it an exciting capture for Wigan! Animal Mummies Uncovered offers a fascinating insight into the world of Ancient Egyptian animal mummification. This myth-busting experience…

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Standish Christmas Market 2017

Saturday, 2nd December @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Standish, Wigan, United Kingdom

Deck the halls and get Santa on stand-by, we’re back for our second year! Standish Voice is proud to present the 2017 Standish Christmas Market on Saturday, 2nd December! We’ll be back in the heart of Standish and rocking around the Christmas tree with new stalls, new acts and some new tricks to kick off your festive season in style. Bring the kids! Bring your mates! Bring folk from Chorley and make them jealous! Once again we’ll be opening the…

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Wigan WOL Open Mic Poetry

Tuesday, 12th December @ 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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Egyptian Animal Mummies Uncovered Exhibition

Saturday, 16th December @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Monday: 10am - 5pm Tuesday: 10am - 5pm Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 10am - 5pm Friday: 10am - 5pm Saturday: 11am - 3pm Sunday: Closed
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

The award-winning Egyptian Animal Mummies Uncovered exhibition is coming to Wigan! The Museum of Wigan Life will become just the fourth museum in the UK to play host to a prestigious exhibition produced by Manchester Museum. Only Manchester Museum, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow and World Museum Liverpool have hosted this touring exhibition, making it an exciting capture for Wigan! Animal Mummies Uncovered offers a fascinating insight into the world of Ancient Egyptian animal mummification. This myth-busting experience…

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