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June 2019

Father’s Day Fun

Saturday, 15th June @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Spinning Gate, Ellesmere Street
Leigh, WN7 4PG United Kingdom

Father’s Day Fun Saturday 15 June, 11am – 3pm FREE children’s Craft workshops Make a special medal for your special dad (Children must be accompanied by an adult)

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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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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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Father’s Day Bushcraft Event

Sunday, 16th June @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Amberswood Nature Reserve, Off Crompton St
Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 3UF United Kingdom

Go Wild For Father’s Day at Amberswood in Wigan . FREE event. Limited places. A wild afternoon awaits at Amberswood. Celebrate Fathers day in style. Bring your dad or grandad along and pick up some survival skills. There will be shelter building, plants ID, learning to light a fire without matches and then campfire cooking! A lovely way to spend a couple of hours outdoors exploring your local nature reserve. Bushcraft Certificates for participants who take part. Limited places. Minimum…

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Reet Good Festival 2019

Thursday, 20th June @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Mesnes Field, across the road from Wigan Market
Wigan, WN1 1RU United Kingdom

Wigan’s Reet Good Festival is back for 2019! We’re delighted to welcome you all once again to Mesnes Field in the heart of Wigan town centre from Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd June for what promises to be another fantastic weekend of drink, food and entertainment. This year’s festival isn’t just about the beer – we’ve extended our Gin Bar, maxed out the entertainment and will be offering a host of activities and fun for young people on the Sunday,…

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Reet Good Festival 2019

Friday, 21st June @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Mesnes Field, across the road from Wigan Market
Wigan, WN1 1RU United Kingdom

Wigan’s Reet Good Festival is back for 2019! We’re delighted to welcome you all once again to Mesnes Field in the heart of Wigan town centre from Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd June for what promises to be another fantastic weekend of drink, food and entertainment. This year’s festival isn’t just about the beer – we’ve extended our Gin Bar, maxed out the entertainment and will be offering a host of activities and fun for young people on the Sunday,…

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Saturday Take Over – Spy Quest

Saturday, 22nd June @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

22nd June will see the return of Spy Quest. The exciting and immersive game will have its Spy Commander Base housed in the recently opened Adrenaline Escape and players will need to visit several additional locations to find the next clue or instruction so they can successfully complete their mission.

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Shevington Fete

Saturday, 22nd June @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

SHEVINGTON & DISTRICT FETE – SAT 22nd JUNE 2019 – 11am – 4pm The biggest event of the social calendar in Shevington is back for 2019 – and with more attractions than ever before it promises to be a great day for all the family. New for 2019, children will be able to pet the farm animals from Alldays Farm who will be visiting Shevington Recreation Ground from their base in Preston. Children’s entertainment including a magician and a circus…

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When Trolls Try To Eat Your Goldfish

Saturday, 22nd June @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

In the middle of the night there is a noise – a snuffling and a shuffling and a splintering of wood. A line of troll-prints lead out the door, across the lawn and into the deep, dark forest. All of the animals have disappeared! Where have they gone? One young girl is going to do everything she can to save the day This high energy, comedy show (created with Action Transport Theatre, Big Imaginations and Grants for the Arts) is…

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Reet Good Festival 2019

Saturday, 22nd June @ 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Mesnes Field, across the road from Wigan Market
Wigan, WN1 1RU United Kingdom

Wigan’s Reet Good Festival is back for 2019! We’re delighted to welcome you all once again to Mesnes Field in the heart of Wigan town centre from Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd June for what promises to be another fantastic weekend of drink, food and entertainment. This year’s festival isn’t just about the beer – we’ve extended our Gin Bar, maxed out the entertainment and will be offering a host of activities and fun for young people on the Sunday,…

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The B.I.G Family Festival

Saturday, 22nd June @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jubilee Park – Ashton, Wigan Road
Asthon-in-Maskerfield, Wigan WN4 9BH United Kingdom

Our third annual B.I.G Family Festival is fast approaching! Come down for an afternoon of activities and fun, lots of food and drink, a Big Top Circus, Wish FM and lots more!!! Free entry, lots of free activities and sports to try. Fun for all the family! If you want to book a stall or activity here is the link https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-big-family-festival-tickets-60050454526?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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Scrufts Dog Show

Sunday, 23rd June @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

WOOF! 23rd June – Haigh Scrufts returns to Haigh Woodland Park. Food & drink & doggie treat &accessories stalls; ace prizes! 10 fun competitive categories including Quickest Sit, Waggiest Tail and Best Party Trick. Haigh Scrufts is a dog show with a difference! Fancy breeding and pedigree certificates aren’t what we’re celebrating here, it’s all about the simple, extraordinary pleasure of having a four-legged, tail wagging, furniture chewing, paw shaking, immensely loveable DOG! 11.00am to 3.30pm, Parking £3 all day…

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Reet Good Festival 2019

Sunday, 23rd June @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Mesnes Field, across the road from Wigan Market
Wigan, WN1 1RU United Kingdom

Wigan’s Reet Good Festival is back for 2019! We’re delighted to welcome you all once again to Mesnes Field in the heart of Wigan town centre from Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd June for what promises to be another fantastic weekend of drink, food and entertainment. This year’s festival isn’t just about the beer – we’ve extended our Gin Bar, maxed out the entertainment and will be offering a host of activities and fun for young people on the Sunday,…

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Haigh Foodie Friday

Friday, 28th June @ 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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July 2019

Fest for All

Saturday, 6th July @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thompson House Equestrian Centre, Pepper Lane
Standish, Wigan, WN6 0PP United Kingdom

This summer, don’t blame it on the sunshine, start the disco inferno and go back to your roots at the Live Life Music Festival! This year, it’s a retro carnival! Boogie on down with live music on two stages, comedy tent, cabaret, theatre, festival crafts, trashion show, stalls physical theatre, games, festival hair & make-up, circus, vintage vehicles, children’s shows, exhibitions, stalls and more at THE completely inclusive music festival for the north-west! From great names from the world of…

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Haigh Day – Free Family Fun Day

Saturday, 6th July @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

FREE Family Fun Day. Make Haigh while the sun shines! Following the great success of last years event, we are pleased to announce another Haigh Day. A packed family friendly event in one of the regions best loved woodland parks. FREE Entertainment. Featuring live music, outdoor theatres, circus skills, children’s character shows and much more. Plus all of the parks popular static attractions. £3 All day parking. Live Singer – Event Space Joe Astley – 12.00 – 17.00 Theatre –…

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Boutique Baby Sale Leigh

Sunday, 7th July @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Westleigh High School, Westleigh Lane
Leigh, WN7 5NL United Kingdom

HOW DOES IT WORK SELLING Book a stall on the website and sell your preloved baby and children’s items. Stalls are £16 and then you keep all your money from the day! Business and craft stalls welcome. Please note we have limited number of business and craft stalls available so please get in touch first to confirm your booking. (Contact details below) BUYING Come along and buy some preloved bargains for your little ones! We have over 30 stalls packed…

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Art and Soul Family Festival feat. Mellow Baku and her Jazz Ensemble

Saturday, 13th July @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Turnpike, Civic Square
Leigh, WN7 1EB United Kingdom

Art & Soul: Family Festival Featuring Mellow Baku and her jazz ensemble! A family friendly pop up festival sharing the creative arts through performances and workshops throughout the day. The Turnpike is proud to be part of the Big Imaginations network – a region wide group of venues and promoters dedicated to bringing brilliant children’s theatre to the North West.  

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The Green Fayre

Saturday, 20th July @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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20th & 21st
Beacon Country Park, Beacon Lane
Upholland, WN8 7RU United Kingdom

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 and visit a range of traders and exhibitors in the Craft and Healthy lifestyle marquees. Get up close and personal to a range of domestic…

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Food Fest on The Square

Saturday, 20th July @ 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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