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April 2019

Unto This Last

Friday, 19th April @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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3rd - 20th April
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Artists from Cross Street Arts have created work that responds to themes of the capitalism and the environment, inspired by John Ruskin’s controversial book, ‘Unto This Last.’ In its day, the book was extremely controversial as it critiqued capitalism and its harmful effects upon the environment, an appropriate subject for our times. The show includes drawings, paintings and sculpture by artists working in Wigan and will be one of many around the country commemorating Ruskin 100 years after his death.…

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Easter Egg-stravaganza Ashton

Saturday, 20th April @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ashton Town Centre, Wigan Road
Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 9BH United Kingdom

Great family day out Easter egg hunt Meet the Easter bunny Rides Stalls Food And much more in Ashton Market

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Food Fest on The Square

Saturday, 20th April @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every 3rd Saturday
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

Food Fest on the Square is back and it will be in Wigan Town Centre every third Saturday of the month, April until October! Head over to Market Hall Square between 12pm and 8pm to enjoy food, drink and live music. Great partnership working again with Gallerieswigan & Haigh Foodie Friday. Pop-Up Bars from Two Left Feet Tap & Brewery Gin and Prosecco from Copa Fizz Food Line Up Saturday April 20th: Travelling Pizza Company Traditional wood fired pizza made…

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Haigh Woodland Park Artisan Market

Sunday, 21st April @ 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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Bat Walk

Wednesday, 24th April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Three Sisters Recreation Area, Three Sisters Road
Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 8DD United Kingdom

Join us on our night time bat walk – an opportunity to see and hear bats in their natural setting. Great for all the family! ℹ️ Meet for a 7pm start on the main car park (near the water) for our evening walk as we look for bats and other nocturnal wildlife. ⚠️ Please park on Three Sisters Road and not on the site itself as the entry gate will be closed. Free Event  

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Wigan’s Makers Market

Friday, 26th April @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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26th - 27th April
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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Haigh Foodie Friday

Friday, 26th April @ 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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Wigan’s Makers Market

Saturday, 27th April @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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26th - 27th April
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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Book-Cycle Spring Fayre – Hosted by WVC

Saturday, 27th April @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Book-Cycle Beech Hll, The Old Library, Buckley Street West
Wigan, WN6 7PQ United Kingdom

Spring Fayre hosted by Wigan Vegan Community ✨ 🍃 Spring in is the air! Bring your little chicks along and treat them to some family fun ☀️ Sat 27th April 12pm – 4pm Home Bakes, Craft Makes, Local produce, Refreshments and Vegan Delights! Family Fun & Bouncy Castle To Book Stalls: 07821100723 / 07761978181 With Wigan Vegan Community Book-Cycle W1,16 7PQ

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Signs of Spring Search

Sunday, 28th April @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Worthington Lakes, Chorley Road
Wigan, WN1 2XN United Kingdom

With Winter behind us we will be looking for signs of the changing seasons as flowers and buds start to appear, birds are singing and frogs leaping. This gentle stroll round one of our finest local reserves will take in all the sights and sounds of the of the new season. 👪 Perfect for a family walk 🐾 No dogs allowed

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May 2019

Bat Walk

Wednesday, 1st May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Join us on our night time bat walk – an opportunity to see and hear bats in their natural setting. Great for all the family! ℹ️ Meet for a 7pm start on the Kitchen Courtyard for our evening walk as we look for bats and other nocturnal wildlife. ⚠️ Parking available on main car park. (Charges applicable).

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Wigan Sailing Club Open Day / Funday

Saturday, 4th May @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Scotman’s Flash, Worsley Mesnes Drive
Wigan, WN3 5TE United Kingdom

Fun day for all the family with free entry There’ll be lots of water sports to try out! Castles, trampolines, stalls and much more Spg-nw have been asked to support Wigan sailing club in the annual open day This attracts lots of local families from around North West to take advantage of a free day of sailing and water sports Beautiful location right on the edge of Scotmans Flash

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#Goatchella 2019 – Family Fun Day

Saturday, 4th May @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Red Lion Hotel, 9 Ash Brow
Newburgh Vilage, Wigan, WN8 7NF United Kingdom

Welcome to #Goatchella2019 @ The Red Lion, Newburgh!! To celebrate Bella & Brave animal sanctuary being our new neighbours this bank holiday weekend we’re throwing a family fun day / welcoming party on Saturday 4th May 2019! Our #Goatchella2019 theme is a nod to their newest residents, Goats Boris and Johnson!! There will be all the fun at the festival including bouncy castles, face painting and treats and prizes galore! There will be an outside “Baaaa” for the grown ups…

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Food Fest on The Square

Saturday, 18th May @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every 3rd Saturday
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

Food Fest on the Square is back and it will be in Wigan Town Centre every third Saturday of the month, April until October! Head over to Market Hall Square between 12pm and 8pm to enjoy food, drink and live music. Great partnership working again with Gallerieswigan & Haigh Foodie Friday. Pop-Up Bars from Two Left Feet Tap & Brewery Gin and Prosecco from Copa Fizz Food Line Up Saturday April 20th: Travelling Pizza Company Traditional wood fired pizza made…

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Haigh Woodland Park Artisan Market

Sunday, 19th May @ 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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Race for Life 5k

Wednesday, 22nd May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

WE DON’T BREAK RECORDS. WE BEAT CANCER. Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. Beating cancer is far more important than winning a gold medal. And you don’t need to be a superstar athlete to do it. Join hundreds of men, women and children at your local 5k this summer. By raising as little as £30, you’ll make a difference. It all helps to fund our…

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Haigh Foodie Friday

Friday, 31st May @ 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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June 2019

Plant Based Saturdays

Saturday, 8th June @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Plant Based Saturdays in 2019 Haigh Woodland Park, 6-10PM Plant based street food from across the North West, bars with Vegan beers, spirits and wine and live music in a beautiful child and dog friendly woodland park venue!

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Food Fest on The Square

Saturday, 15th June @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every 3rd Saturday
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

Food Fest on the Square is back and it will be in Wigan Town Centre every third Saturday of the month, April until October! Head over to Market Hall Square between 12pm and 8pm to enjoy food, drink and live music. Great partnership working again with Gallerieswigan & Haigh Foodie Friday. Pop-Up Bars from Two Left Feet Tap & Brewery Gin and Prosecco from Copa Fizz Food Line Up Saturday April 20th: Travelling Pizza Company Traditional wood fired pizza made…

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Haigh Woodland Park Artisan Market

Sunday, 16th June @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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See post for details
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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