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February 2019

Wigan’s Makers Market

Friday, 22nd February @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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22nd - 23rd Feb
Wigan Market, Wigan, WN1 1PX

Lots of pop up stalls from local traders showcasing their talents. Lots of different stalls from bath bombs, to wax melts, personalised gifts, to home decor.

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Gladiator Challenge Sessions

Friday, 22nd February @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Come and have a go on our Gladiator Challenge situated at the side of the high ropes course. You will be given a welcome, safety briefing and fitted with a harness and helmet by a qualified and experienced instructor. You will then be able to have a go at scaling the aerial course competing against a friend of fellow participant. You will also learn some basic belaying skills during the session. Each session is 1 hour with 45 of activity…

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Half Term Aquageddon Fun

Friday, 22nd February @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend
Wigan, WN1 1NH United Kingdom

Monday 18th Feb, Wednesday 20th Feb and Friday 22nd Feb 1.15pm – 2.15pm Cost £3.70 per child (includes locker token) You must be aged 8 – 14 years to attend this session, maximum 40 places so book early to avoid disappointment. Call Reception on 01942 489611/489612 Call Reception on 01942 489611/489612 Wigan Life Centre – Healthy Living Zone College Ave, WN1 1NJ Wigan

£3.60
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Wigan’s Makers Market

Saturday, 23rd February @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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22nd - 23rd Feb
Wigan Market, Wigan, WN1 1PX

Lots of pop up stalls from local traders showcasing their talents. Lots of different stalls from bath bombs, to wax melts, personalised gifts, to home decor.

Free
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Saturday Take Over – Pride Event

Saturday, 23rd February @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

Join us on Saturday 23rd February in Makinson Arcade as we celebrate Wigan Pride! It’s completely free from 11am – 3pm.

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Vegan Food Share Social: Pizza and Pasta Night

Thursday, 28th February @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Book-Cycle Beech Hll, The Old Library, Buckley Street West
Wigan, WN6 7PQ United Kingdom

We’re be holding one of our regular food share nights but this one is Italian theme. Bring a tasty vegan dish to share, Pizza, Pasta, Side dishes and Deserts all welcome. Of course, everyone is more than welcome – whether you’re already vegan, or just interested in trying. Please bring a small donation toward the cost of using the cabin at BookCycle.

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March 2019

Decorate Canvas Bags for National Book Day

Saturday, 2nd March @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wigan STEAM, Hope Street, The Galleries
Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

FREE Drop-in, no tickets required Activities operate on a first-come first-serve basis, come early to avoid disappointment Ahead of the World Book Day create your own canvas book bag by lino printing and drawing some bookish designs.

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Tiny Tech: World of Tiny

Wednesday, 6th March @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wigan STEAM, Hope Street, The Galleries
Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

Tiny Tech is our program for little people aged 5 and under! £2 per session, drop in All children must be accompanied by an adult Explore our new exhibition ‘Encounter with a Bubble’ by Sci-artist Cat Scott. In this super sciencey session you’ll be able to try out using microscopes to explore the fascinating hidden world around us. Bring along any objects you fancy a closer look at! About Tiny Tech These sessions are facilitated by Vicky from our Education…

£2
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FOAM FEST NERF CONVENTION 2019

Saturday, 9th March @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
DW Stadium, Loire Dr, Robin Park
Wigan, WN5 0UH United Kingdom

FOAM FEST NERF CONVENTION 2019 10am – 2pm, Saturday 9th March DW Stadium, Wigan. £3 on the door. Nerf is coming to Wigan! Brought to you by Monkeytron Collective and Foam Dart Thunder, Foam Fest is the UK’s first Nerf Convention! It’s happening at the DW Stadium on Saturday 9th March from 10am until 2pm. It’s completely nonprofit and all proceeds from the event are being donated to the amazing Wigan Youth Zone! Come along to talk to vloggers, players…

£3
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POP! Bubble Activity Day

Saturday, 9th March @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wigan STEAM, Hope Street, The Galleries
Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

FREE Drop-in, no tickets required Activities operate on a first-come first-serve basis, come early to avoid disappointment To coincide with the opening of our new exhibition ‘Encounter with a Bubble’ by sci-artist Cat Scott (https://www.facebook.com/events/1095302273985889/), we’re running a day of bubble-themed family activities! Bubble Experiments (with artist Cat Scott) Most of us think of bubbles as temporary, colourful, transparent spheres that form and quickly pop. How many different ways can bubbles be created and how can we play with the…

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Exhibition Launch: Cat Scott, Encounter with a Bubble

Saturday, 9th March @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wigan STEAM, Hope Street, The Galleries
Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

Join us for a day of celebration as we open our first exhibition, ‘Encounter with a Bubble’ by Cat Scott. We are also running a day of family activities to coincide with the opening – see here for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/543976052778763/ Encounter with a Bubble, Saturday 9th March – Saturday 27th April Encounter with a Bubble is a sound and video installation which allows you to step inside a living ecosystem of bubbles. Experience each individual bubble form, grow, pop…

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Saturday Take Over – Pop!

Saturday, 9th March @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

Join us for a day of bubbles on Saturday 9th March at Wigan Steam on Hope Street! There will be lost of fun activities using bubbles and it’s completely FREE!

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Wigan International Market

Thursday, 14th March @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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14th - 17th
Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom

Standishgate in Wigan Town Centre will come alive with a real taste of the world, from Thursday 14 th March until Sunday 17th March traders from across Europe and some from a little further afield will descend upon Wigan showcasing Market Place Europe’s fantastic International Market. Over 20 traders will bring a real flavour of Europe and beyond to the town centre with a wonderful selection of street foods, fresh foods, crafts and gifts from around the globe. Just some…

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Wigan International Market

Friday, 15th March @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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14th - 17th
Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom

Standishgate in Wigan Town Centre will come alive with a real taste of the world, from Thursday 14 th March until Sunday 17th March traders from across Europe and some from a little further afield will descend upon Wigan showcasing Market Place Europe’s fantastic International Market. Over 20 traders will bring a real flavour of Europe and beyond to the town centre with a wonderful selection of street foods, fresh foods, crafts and gifts from around the globe. Just some…

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Wigan International Market

Saturday, 16th March @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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14th - 17th
Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom

Standishgate in Wigan Town Centre will come alive with a real taste of the world, from Thursday 14 th March until Sunday 17th March traders from across Europe and some from a little further afield will descend upon Wigan showcasing Market Place Europe’s fantastic International Market. Over 20 traders will bring a real flavour of Europe and beyond to the town centre with a wonderful selection of street foods, fresh foods, crafts and gifts from around the globe. Just some…

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Saturday Take Over – Sand Art!

Saturday, 16th March @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

On Saturday 16th March we’ll be in Woodcock Square with our Sand Art event! Create your own piece of art using colourful sand for FREE, 11am-3pm!

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Wigan International Market

Sunday, 17th March @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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14th - 17th
Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom

Standishgate in Wigan Town Centre will come alive with a real taste of the world, from Thursday 14 th March until Sunday 17th March traders from across Europe and some from a little further afield will descend upon Wigan showcasing Market Place Europe’s fantastic International Market. Over 20 traders will bring a real flavour of Europe and beyond to the town centre with a wonderful selection of street foods, fresh foods, crafts and gifts from around the globe. Just some…

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Run Wigan Festival 2019

Sunday, 17th March @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom

The Run Wigan Festival will once again take place on 17th March 2019. With the introduction of a fabulous 10 Mile option with limited places there’s something for everyone including the Half Marathon, 5k and Family Mile! For all information and how to sign up, see our website www.runwiganfestivals.co.uk

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Haigh Woodland Park Artisan Market

Sunday, 17th March @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Over 80 awesome artisans with art, food, craft, design, drinks, sensational streetfood…outstanding live music and a great community atmosphere. Hope you can join us? Slap bang in the heart of Haigh Woodland Park, a magnificent spectacle, an opportunity to browse stalls, taste the culinary treats, talk to artists, vintage dealers and designer-makers. The artisan traders will have been busy, baking, brewing, preparing, making, capturing (pictures that is!), designing, distilling, sewing, stitching, stirring, cooking, sourcing, painting, growing and constructing. All the very…

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Haigh Foodie Friday

Friday, 29th March @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Last Friday of the Month
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Your favourite foodie festival is back at Haigh Woodland Park every month from March onwards on the last Friday. Fantastic food from a variety of street food traders – some you know, some brand new – but all amazing!   6pm – 10pm. Free entry & parking. Refreshments, Street Food, DJ and Live Music! Child & dog friendly.    

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