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October Half Term Fun

Spinning Gate Ellesmere Street, Leigh

Spinning Gate Shopping Centre October Half Term Fun Monday 22 October - Saturday 27 October 11am - 3pm daily Join us in centre for our free, family Halloween fun

Free

Merry STEAM Christmas: Lino Cut Christmas Cards

Wigan STEAM Hope Street, The Galleries, Wigan

Carve your own Christmas stamp and use it to make your own set of unique Christmas greetings cards. Enjoy a glass of fizz and a mince pie whilst you get crafty! U18s must be accompanied by an adult  

Merry STEAM Christmas: Light Up Christmas Stockings

Wigan STEAM Hope Street, The Galleries, Wigan

Use e-textiles to make a twinkly flashing Christmas stocking to hang on your mantelpiece. Enjoy a glass of fizz and a mince pie whilst you get crafty! U18s must be accompanied by an adult  

Saturday Take Over – Chinese Lantern Making

The Galleries Wigan

Join us on Saturday 19th January for our Saturday Take Over Event, Chinese Lantern Making! Make your own lantern for FREE from 11am-3pm, in Makinson Arcade.

Free

Beautiful Industry – Kids Collage Making Workshop

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

"Beautiful Industry" is a wonderful 2 hour collage making workshop for kids. Little ones will work with talented local artist Anna FC Smith to make fantastical collages of natural machines and overgrown factories inspired by Unto The Last, the John Ruskin themed exhibition by Cross Street Arts at The Old Courts. John Ruskin, born 1819, […]

£7

Upholstery Workshop

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Here we have a superb upholstery skills workshop suitable for beginners or those with some experience.The content will be on the upholstery techniques needed to strip and recover a drop in seat, covering the use of fabrics, suppliers and techniques.You will be guided through to complete your project in one day. (depending on your project […]

Macramé Workshop With Lucy May

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

We are delighted to welcome the incredibly talented Lucy to deliver this highly recommended workshop. Macramé is one of the fastest growing crafts and its boom in popularity has seen beautiful designs hanging in restaurants, shops and homes. All materials are provided and you will create a stunning plant hanger to take home. The group […]

Farmers Festival

Tread UK Woodland Hideout Park Brook Farm, Bryn Gates Lane, Wigan

FARMERS FESTIVAL Bank holiday Monday 6th May. 11am-4pm. This May Bank holiday the Woodland Hideout will be holding its first 'Farmers Festival'. We will have vintage tractors, rare breed sheep, birds of prey, market stalls selling handmade and local produce, as well as woodland crafts and activities. Fun for all the family set in our […]

£3

Craft Your Town: Arts, Crafts and Technology Project

Wigan Life Centre The Wiend, Wigan

We're inviting people aged 55+ to take part in an exciting borough-wide arts, crafts and technology project. Over a number of sessions, you'll make a handmade, interactive artwork that celebrates your town, which will go on display in your local community. Enjoy relaxing arts and crafts activities...whilst developing your digital skills too! We'll be bringing […]

Craft Your Town: Arts, Crafts and Technology Project

Wigan Life Centre The Wiend, Wigan

We're inviting people aged 55+ to take part in an exciting borough-wide arts, crafts and technology project. Over a number of sessions, you'll make a handmade, interactive artwork that celebrates your town, which will go on display in your local community. Enjoy relaxing arts and crafts activities...whilst developing your digital skills too! We'll be bringing […]

Craft Your Town: Arts, Crafts and Technology Project

Wigan Life Centre The Wiend, Wigan

We're inviting people aged 55+ to take part in an exciting borough-wide arts, crafts and technology project. Over a number of sessions, you'll make a handmade, interactive artwork that celebrates your town, which will go on display in your local community. Enjoy relaxing arts and crafts activities...whilst developing your digital skills too! We'll be bringing […]

Craft Your Town: Arts, Crafts and Technology Project

Wigan Life Centre The Wiend, Wigan

We're inviting people aged 55+ to take part in an exciting borough-wide arts, crafts and technology project. Over a number of sessions, you'll make a handmade, interactive artwork that celebrates your town, which will go on display in your local community. Enjoy relaxing arts and crafts activities...whilst developing your digital skills too! We'll be bringing […]

Craft Your Town: Arts, Crafts and Technology Project

Wigan Life Centre The Wiend, Wigan

We're inviting people aged 55+ to take part in an exciting borough-wide arts, crafts and technology project. Over a number of sessions, you'll make a handmade, interactive artwork that celebrates your town, which will go on display in your local community. Enjoy relaxing arts and crafts activities...whilst developing your digital skills too! We'll be bringing […]

Craft Your Town: Arts, Crafts and Technology Project

Wigan Life Centre The Wiend, Wigan

We're inviting people aged 55+ to take part in an exciting borough-wide arts, crafts and technology project. Over a number of sessions, you'll make a handmade, interactive artwork that celebrates your town, which will go on display in your local community. Enjoy relaxing arts and crafts activities...whilst developing your digital skills too! We'll be bringing […]

The Green Fayre

Beacon Country Park Beacon Lane, Upholland

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 breath-taking displays taking place throughout the weekend. Discover traditional and modern woodcraft techniques by taking a stroll through the Working Woodland area […]

Free

The Green Fayre

Beacon Country Park Beacon Lane, Upholland

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 breath-taking displays taking place throughout the weekend. Discover traditional and modern woodcraft techniques by taking a stroll through the Working Woodland area […]

Free

Christmas Crafts & Stilt Walkers

The Galleries Wigan

Join us for the first of our festive Saturday takeover activities on 23rd November! We’ll have exciting stilt walkers and Christmas crafts! 11am – 3pm Leigh Arcade / Woodcock Square

Free

Winter Maker Market

Wigan STEAM Hope Street, The Galleries, Wigan

We’re excited to be holding our first ever Maker Market this year. There’ll be a whole range of local artists and makers with us selling handmade, unique gifts that will be perfect for Christmas. This will be alongside our Republic of Wigan range which will be expanded into our gallery space throughout December. There will […]

Standish Christmas Market

Standish Wigan

The team are ready. The date is booked. Polish your red nose and bring your festive cheer for the fourth STANDISH CHRISTMAS MARKET! On Saturday, 30th November, we'll be back in Market Place, Cross Street and the Parish Halls at both St Wilfrid's Church, Standish and Standish Methodist Church. Once again, we'll be bringing the […]

Frost Festival – Free event – New for 2019

Mesnes Park Mesnes Park Terrace, Wigan

On Saturday 14 December Mesnes Park in Wigan will be transformed into an enchanted wonderland with festive fun for the whole family. Enter a world of mystical lanterns, cosy story-telling, craft workshops and pop-up performances. There will be a fantastic selection of food and drink, live music, a firework display and an opportunity to buy […]