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The Road to Happiness – Wigan Arts Festival

The Galleries Wigan

A new commission for the festival, this short documentary film explores how the people of Wigan & Leigh have found happiness in their everyday jobs and hobbies. Transforming an empty shop unit in the galleries into a pop up cinema, the film will be available to view free with no booking required, Wed-Saturday 11am-3pm, during […]

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Some People Feel The Rain By Kieran Knowles – Wigan Arts Festival

Leigh Spinners Mill Park Lane, Leigh, Wigan

SOME PEOPLE FEEL THE RAIN Thu 12 August, 6.30pm | Fri 13 August, 7.30pm | Sat 14 August, 6pm - PWYD Pay as you Feel Theatre at The Den in Leigh Sometimes it feels like the rain will never stop. That the world will wash away. Some People Feel the Rain is about a family sheltering from a storm, […]

We are nature – Wigan Arts Festival

Mesnes Park Mesnes Park Terrace, Wigan

Throughout the past year getting outdoors and exploring the green open spaces close to home has become more important than ever. For a long time, we were told to stay at home and the only break from this was to go for our daily allotted hour of exercise in our local area. Those who found […]

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#LoveYourTwinTown – Wigan Arts Festival

The Turnpike Civic Square, Leigh

Go on a journey through Angers and Wigan borough, where you will discover their cultural richness through a selection of 40 photographs taken by residents in the two twinned towns. #LoveYourTwinTown showcases the cultural diversity, unique landscapes, heritage and architectural riches of Wigan borough and Angers. #LoveYourTwinTown is a meeting of two cultures. This photographic […]

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The Road to Happiness – Wigan Arts Festival

The Galleries Wigan

A new commission for the festival, this short documentary film explores how the people of Wigan & Leigh have found happiness in their everyday jobs and hobbies. Transforming an empty shop unit in the galleries into a pop up cinema, the film will be available to view free with no booking required, Wed-Saturday 11am-3pm, during […]

Free

Some People Feel The Rain By Kieran Knowles – Wigan Arts Festival

Leigh Spinners Mill Park Lane, Leigh, Wigan

SOME PEOPLE FEEL THE RAIN Thu 12 August, 6.30pm | Fri 13 August, 7.30pm | Sat 14 August, 6pm - PWYD Pay as you Feel Theatre at The Den in Leigh Sometimes it feels like the rain will never stop. That the world will wash away. Some People Feel the Rain is about a family sheltering from a storm, […]

The Road to Happiness – Wigan Arts Festival

The Galleries Wigan

A new commission for the festival, this short documentary film explores how the people of Wigan & Leigh have found happiness in their everyday jobs and hobbies. Transforming an empty shop unit in the galleries into a pop up cinema, the film will be available to view free with no booking required, Wed-Saturday 11am-3pm, during […]

Free

Bubbles – Gallery Exhibition – Wigan Arts Festival

Cross Street Gallery Cross Street, Standish, Wigan

Cross Street Arts Gallery Exhibition: ‘Bubbles’ Wigan Arts Festival 2021 - www.wiganarts.com Since the beginning of lockdown in 2020 the word 'bubble' has taken on new meanings for everyone on how we position ourselves in an uncertain world. A sense of security can be created in our own support bubble with friends and family that protects […]

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Some People Feel The Rain By Kieran Knowles – Wigan Arts Festival

Leigh Spinners Mill Park Lane, Leigh, Wigan

SOME PEOPLE FEEL THE RAIN Thu 12 August, 6.30pm | Fri 13 August, 7.30pm | Sat 14 August, 6pm - PWYD Pay as you Feel Theatre at The Den in Leigh Sometimes it feels like the rain will never stop. That the world will wash away. Some People Feel the Rain is about a family sheltering from a storm, […]

Art in the Archives

Leigh Town Hall Market Street, Leigh

Learn about Wigan Borough’s art history and create your own art with the help of guest artists Anna and Klaire. Join us here in Leigh Town Hall for 6 free fantastic Art in the Archives sessions. Anna and Klaire will spend each week delivering a lecture about the life and work of artists connected to […]

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Meet Steve Cardenas

The Galleries Wigan

Event this Saturday! Meet Steve Cardenas, best known for his role in Power Rangers as Rocky DeSantos and Blue Zeo Ranger, this Saturday at The Fire Within! In partnership with Funky Figures Wigan The Fire Within, The Galleries 11am-4pm

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Art in the Archives

Leigh Town Hall Market Street, Leigh

Learn about Wigan Borough’s art history and create your own art with the help of guest artists Anna and Klaire. Join us here in Leigh Town Hall for 6 free fantastic Art in the Archives sessions. Anna and Klaire will spend each week delivering a lecture about the life and work of artists connected to […]

Free

Archives: Wigan & Leigh Town Hall Tour

Leigh Town Hall Market Street, Leigh

Join us for this exciting tour of Leigh Town Hall and see behind-the-scenes of the new Archives: Wigan & Leigh. Meet in the foyer of Leigh Town Hall at 11am. This event takes place over several floors of Leigh Town Hall. If you require lift access please contact the archives on 01942 404430 to confirm […]

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The Greatest Showman. Family Singalong Cinema Night

Haigh Woodland Park School Lane, Wigan

Following on from the acclaimed – sell out outdoor Singalong Cinema events of 2018 and 2019! This year – even better. This year - even bigger. A singalong smash hit - feel-good, musical for all the Family. A unique Haigh evening combining film, circus and live music. Enjoy the thrills of the ring… Clowns, Stilt […]

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The Lion King. Family Singalong Cinema Night

Haigh Woodland Park School Lane, Wigan

Following on from the acclaimed – sell out outdoor Singalong Cinema events of 2018 and 2019! This year – even better. This year - even bigger. Singalong to the Jungle smash hit Disney musical for all the Family. A unique Haigh evening combining film, friendly jungle animals and live music. Go WILD in the Park […]

Art in the Archives

Leigh Town Hall Market Street, Leigh

Learn about Wigan Borough’s art history and create your own art with the help of guest artists Anna and Klaire. Join us here in Leigh Town Hall for 6 free fantastic Art in the Archives sessions. Anna and Klaire will spend each week delivering a lecture about the life and work of artists connected to […]

Free

Grease. Cinema in the Courtyard.

Haigh Woodland Park School Lane, Wigan

Following on from the acclaimed – sell out event of 2017 and 2018! Part Cinema – Part Show. Mostly Party! About this event Following on from the acclaimed – sell out event of 2017 and 2018! Part Cinema – Part Show. Mostly Party! This year – even better. Celebrating the 43rd Anniversary of the smash […]

Dirty Dancing. Cinema in the Courtyard.

Haigh Woodland Park School Lane, Wigan

You’ll have… ‘The Time of Your Life!’ Part of the incredibly popular - sell-out ‘sing-a-long’ series at Haigh Woodland Park. About this event You’ll have… ‘The Time of Your Life!’ Part of the incredibly popular - sell-out ‘sing-a-long’ series at Haigh Woodland Park. Part Cinema – Part Show. Mostly Party! Be Baby or Johnny for […]

Celebrating Father Ted with Joe Rooney

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Join us in celebrating one of the best sitcoms of all time as we welcome Joe Rooney to The Old Courts. Joe featured as Father Damo in the episode “The Old Grey Whistle Theft” and the actor, comedian and singer-songwriter is making the journey from Ireland over to West Yorkshire for a screening of that […]

Wigan’s Railways & a 19th Century Station Master by Marianne Howell

Online Wigan

FREE online talk - Wigan's Railways and a 19th century station master by Marianne Howell Wigan's Railways and a 19th century station master by Marianne Howell Peter Peters – a life given to the London and North Western Railway. This illustrated talk sketches the development of the railways in Wigan but focusses more particularly on […]

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