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Open Mic Poetry (In Person!)

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Join us for Wigan’s longest running and most successful poetry open mic – in conjunction with Write Out Loud. We welcome established poets and newcomers alike to a friendly and supportive night of words. Whether you’re a political ranter, romantic, serious or comic poet, whether you rhyme or not– there’s a place for you at […]

Free

Walk to Wigan Flashes with poet, Clare Shaw

Wigan Flashes Welham Road, Wigan

Welcoming young people to join poet Clare Shaw and the Carbon Landscape for a guided walk from Wigan Station to Wigan Flashes. Poetry asks us to notice the world around and inside us .... join poet Clare Shaw and the Carbon Landscape for a guided walk from Wigan station to Wigan Flashes. As you leave […]

Free

Either Side of the Veil: Communication Through Commemoration by Charlie Guy

Online Wigan

REE online talk - Either Side of the Veil: Communication Through Commemoration by Charlie Guy The Museum of Wigan Life is delighted to host this FREE online talk. Either Side of the Veil: Communication Through Commemoration Take a look at the treatment of the human corpse throughout history and it is possible to see an […]

Free

Open Mic Poetry (In Person!)

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Join us for Wigan’s longest running and most successful poetry open mic – in conjunction with Write Out Loud. We welcome established poets and newcomers alike to a friendly and supportive night of words. Whether you’re a political ranter, romantic, serious or comic poet, whether you rhyme or not– there’s a place for you at […]

Free

An Evening With Shaun Ryder

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Shaun William George Ryder (born 23 August 1962) is an English singer, songwriter, television personality and author. As the lead singer of the Happy Mondays he was a leading figure in the Madchester cultural scene in the late 1980s. In 1993 he formed another band, Black Grape. Ryder was the runner-up of the tenth series […]

Salad Fingers + Q&A with David Firth

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Join us for an evening of mind melting animation, featuring Salad Fingers creator David Firth, you will get to watch all 11 episodes of Salad Fingers and then put your questions to David after the movie. Salad Fingers is a British Flash Animation web series created by David Firth in July 2004. In 2005, the […]

£15

Darker Nights to Brighter Days by Joe Collins

Museum of Wigan Life Library Street, Wigan

Join Wigan-born ex-rugby league player Joe Collins for this inspirational talk about real life turmoil and the fight back to health and happiness. The talk coincides with Movember, which actively promotes men's health throughout November. Hear in Joe's own words the story of how he signed his professional rugby league contract at Warrington but a […]

Free

Open Mic Poetry (In Person!)

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Join us for Wigan’s longest running and most successful poetry open mic – in conjunction with Write Out Loud. We welcome established poets and newcomers alike to a friendly and supportive night of words. Whether you’re a political ranter, romantic, serious or comic poet, whether you rhyme or not– there’s a place for you at […]

Free

Open Mic Poetry (In Person!)

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Join us for Wigan’s longest running and most successful poetry open mic – in conjunction with Write Out Loud. We welcome established poets and newcomers alike to a friendly and supportive night of words. Whether you’re a political ranter, romantic, serious or comic poet, whether you rhyme or not– there’s a place for you at […]

Free

An Evening with Julian Norton

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

In ‘An Evening With’, Julian will share amusing anecdotes from his veterinary work in North Yorkshire. These true stories bring to life the drama as well as the humour in the daily routine of a rural vet. Following in the footsteps of James Herriot, Julian has captured the hearts of the nation and far beyond […]

£18

Open Mic Poetry with Louise Fazackerley

The Turnpike Civic Square, Leigh

Local poet, Louise Fazackerley, will hold an Open Mic poetry session, come along and say hello! Free event, open to all. Do you love poetry? Would you like to hear more? Join us for a FREE Open Mic Poetry session at Leigh library. Come down and listen or read your favourite poem or your own […]

Free

Solve-A-Long Murder She Wrote

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Can you solve the crime before Cabot Cove’s most celebrated sleuth, Jessica Fletcher? This cult smash ‘whodunit?’ features an interactive screening of a classic Murder, She Wrote episode with a unique and hilarious night of games, prizes and audience participation, with special permission granted by NBC Universal Television. Having played to sell-out audiences across the […]

£19

Open Mic Poetry (In Person!)

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Join us for Wigan’s longest running and most successful poetry open mic – in conjunction with Write Out Loud. We welcome established poets and newcomers alike to a friendly and supportive night of words. Whether you’re a political ranter, romantic, serious or comic poet, whether you rhyme or not– there’s a place for you at […]

Free

David Gaffney new book launch “Out of the Dark”

Standish Library Cross Street, Standish, Wigan

A chance to meet Manchester based author David Gaffney who will be reading from his new book "Out of the Dark", Q and A, as well as a chance to meet up with other readers and have a brew. Signed copies will be available for anyone who would like to purchase one.    

Free

Henry Normal – The Escape Plan

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

An evening of pure escape with stories, jokes and poems from writer, poet and TV and filmproducer Henry Normal. Featuring all your favourite poems from his BBC Radio 4 series and his seven poetry collections. “Not heard anything that jumps from hilarious to moving in such an intelligent, subtle way as Henry Normal’s show” – Radio […]

£10

Nick Cope Family Show

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Nick Cope has been writing and recording his beautiful and totally unique songs for children and their families for over 10 years, he performs with his guitar and animations to sell-out crowds all over the country. He has an incredible fan base from all over the UK which has just grown immeasurably over the last […]

£10

Open Mic Poetry (In Person!)

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Join us for Wigan’s longest running and most successful poetry open mic – in conjunction with Write Out Loud. We welcome established poets and newcomers alike to a friendly and supportive night of words. Whether you’re a political ranter, romantic, serious or comic poet, whether you rhyme or not– there’s a place for you at […]

Free

A talk about Wigan’s Twin Town, Angers by Lucie Thecua

Museum of Wigan Life Library Street, Wigan

A talk about Wigan’s Twin Town, Angers by Lucie Thecua as part of Francophonie week The Twinning Ambassadress from Angers at Wigan Council is delighted to present an exclusive talk on Wigan’s Twin Town, Angers on 22nd March 2022, 12:00-12.45pm. Wigan borough is twinned with Angers in France and has a Twinning Ambassadress from Angers, […]

Free

Open Mic Poetry (In Person!)

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Join us for Wigan’s longest running and most successful poetry open mic – in conjunction with Write Out Loud. We welcome established poets and newcomers alike to a friendly and supportive night of words. Whether you’re a political ranter, romantic, serious or comic poet, whether you rhyme or not– there’s a place for you at […]

Free

Open Mic Poetry (In Person!)

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Join us for Wigan’s longest running and most successful poetry open mic – in conjunction with Write Out Loud. We welcome established poets and newcomers alike to a friendly and supportive night of words. Whether you’re a political ranter, romantic, serious or comic poet, whether you rhyme or not– there’s a place for you at […]

Free