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September 2018

Haigh Foodie Friday

Friday, 28th September @ 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 April – October. Fantastic food from a variety of street food traders – some you know, some brand new – but all amazing! 🚗 free parking (after 5pm) & free entry 🎶 music 🐾 dog friendly Adventure Play, Adventure Golf and High Ropes Course open (times for last round of golf will vary – check with Visitor Centre)

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Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood

Saturday, 29th September @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until Monday, 31st December ,2018

Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

A new exhibition giving children a taste of life in the Victorian era will open at the Museum of Wigan Life in time for Easter half term. ‘Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood’, is a free, interactive experience giving families an insight into Victorian life through dress up, games and education and will be open for visitors from Tuesday 3rd April. Child’s Play will replace the popular Animal Mummies Uncovered display, a touring exhibition produced by Manchester Museum. Offering…

Free
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Curiosity Boxes workshops

Saturday, 29th September @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, 29th September ,2018 at 10:00am

Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend
Wigan, WN1 1NH United Kingdom

We are so excited for the Curiosity Boxes workshops with artist Louise Robson as part of the D:Circus programme. Join FREE family drop-in workshops in Wigan Library Make an interactive ‘Curiosity Box’ which will become part of an exhibition in Wigan Library. After the exhibition, you’ll be able to take the box home – and you even get to keep the micro:bit! #DCircus #WiganLibraries #DigitalWigan #summerofculture Funded by Arts Council England and Wigan Council  

Free
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Plant Based Saturdays

Saturday, 29th September @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

After the amazing success of our inaugural vegan 🌱 street food event at Haigh in September, Plant Based Saturday is now a regular 2018 gig! The Coven, Wigan present ‘Plant Based Saturdays’ Amazing plant based street food from across the region, live music, bars, and a beautiful child and dog-friendly woodland park venue 🌸 Wigan Vegan Commuity will also be there sharing info and a chance to regularly meet with likeminded people. Come and fill your belly, have a drink…

Free
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October 2018

Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood

Saturday, 6th October @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until Monday, 31st December ,2018

Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

A new exhibition giving children a taste of life in the Victorian era will open at the Museum of Wigan Life in time for Easter half term. ‘Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood’, is a free, interactive experience giving families an insight into Victorian life through dress up, games and education and will be open for visitors from Tuesday 3rd April. Child’s Play will replace the popular Animal Mummies Uncovered display, a touring exhibition produced by Manchester Museum. Offering…

Free
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Fun Palace at Wigan Library

Saturday, 6th October @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend
Wigan, WN1 1NH United Kingdom

Join us at Wigan Library for a day filled with digital creativity, coding, artist workshops for some fantastic artists, games and lots of fun for all ages. Come along and try something new; it’s free and there is no need to book. For more information, please contact dcircus@wigan.gov.uk. The event is suitable for people of all ages, children aged 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Our Fun Palace event is delivered as part of the Wigan Council…

Free
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The Pig Tail Trail

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

Part of Autumn Walking Weekend A great tag on to the Moth Morning – just a short minute walk to our Pig Pen and back. It’s your chance to meet our Saddleback Pigs – feed them and understand all about our Conservation Pig Project. FREE Car park charges apply To reserve your place on any walk and for general information call 01942 828508 (Box Office) or 01942 828280 (Haigh Visitor Centre)

Free
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Brass in the Park

Sunday, 7th October @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Come and enjoy the sounds of the band in the open air in the beautiful surroundings of Haigh Woodland Park. Old Hall Brass Band will be performing two sets 1.00pm and 2.30pm on the Event Field FREE

Free
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Family Foraging Survival Challenge

Sunday, 7th October @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Amberswood Nature Reserve, Off Crompton St
Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 3UF United Kingdom

Join our foraging expert from Discover the Wild to learn how to survive in the wild. We’ll then put your family to the test to see who ‘s the next Bear Grylls! Ideal FREE event for children aged 6+ No prior knowledge or experience necessary. Outdoor clothing advised. There are no toilet facilities at this event – A truly wild experience! Booking required Amberswood Common  

Free
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Autumn Food Share & Recipe Swap

Friday, 12th October @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on Friday, 12th October ,2018 at 7:00pm

One event on Friday, 9th November ,2018 at 7:00pm

One event on Friday, 14th December ,2018 at 7:00pm

Book-Cycle Beech Hll, The Old Library, Buckley Street West
Wigan, WN6 7PQ United Kingdom

Wigan Vegan Community have a friendly informal meetup to swap food, recipes and talk about veganism. An evening of sharing food and ideas. If you’re able to bring a dish to share then please do. And if you can’t bring a dish you are still very welcome to attend. Everyone is welcome from curious carnivores, vegetarians, vegans, and all age groups. Please feel free to come along Well behaved children and fur-babies welcome

Free
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Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood

Saturday, 13th October @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until Monday, 31st December ,2018

Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

A new exhibition giving children a taste of life in the Victorian era will open at the Museum of Wigan Life in time for Easter half term. ‘Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood’, is a free, interactive experience giving families an insight into Victorian life through dress up, games and education and will be open for visitors from Tuesday 3rd April. Child’s Play will replace the popular Animal Mummies Uncovered display, a touring exhibition produced by Manchester Museum. Offering…

Free
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Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood

Saturday, 20th October @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until Monday, 31st December ,2018

Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

A new exhibition giving children a taste of life in the Victorian era will open at the Museum of Wigan Life in time for Easter half term. ‘Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood’, is a free, interactive experience giving families an insight into Victorian life through dress up, games and education and will be open for visitors from Tuesday 3rd April. Child’s Play will replace the popular Animal Mummies Uncovered display, a touring exhibition produced by Manchester Museum. Offering…

Free
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Bloktoberfest: Teletext Art Festival

Saturday, 20th October @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, 21st October ,2018 at 10:00am

Wigan S.T.E.A.M. Hub, 33-53 Library Street
Wigan, WN1 1NU United Kingdom

Saturday 20th October 12-4pm & Sunday 21st October 10am – 4pm Pixel pushers rejoice – the next Block Party has been confirmed! This year, Britain’s premier teletext festival will venture ‘up north’ to Wigan STEAM for a weekend of VBI, Videotext and Viewdata jollities. Suitable for all the family, drop in to explore the phenomenon that is teletext art, meet teletext artists from around the globe, and participate in all sorts of teletext related pixel art activities! Admission to the…

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Haigh Woodland Park Artisan Market

Sunday, 21st October @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, 22nd July ,2018 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, 19th August ,2018 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, 23rd September ,2018 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, 21st October ,2018 at 10:00am

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 finest,…

Free
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Bloktoberfest: Teletext Art Festival

Sunday, 21st October @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, 21st October ,2018 at 10:00am

Wigan S.T.E.A.M. Hub, 33-53 Library Street
Wigan, WN1 1NU United Kingdom

Saturday 20th October 12-4pm & Sunday 21st October 10am – 4pm Pixel pushers rejoice – the next Block Party has been confirmed! This year, Britain’s premier teletext festival will venture ‘up north’ to Wigan STEAM for a weekend of VBI, Videotext and Viewdata jollities. Suitable for all the family, drop in to explore the phenomenon that is teletext art, meet teletext artists from around the globe, and participate in all sorts of teletext related pixel art activities! Admission to the…

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Wiganers go Wild: Tales from afar

Sunday, 21st October @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Featuring a lineup of Wigan-based writers and explorers, this special afternoon is sure to delight, inspire and (probably) make the hairs stand up on the back of your neck! What to expect: – A series of short talks and the latest stories from our writers and explorers. – A Q&A with all our special guests – ask them anything! – An opportunity to buy and get books signed. – Join in. Talk about your own adventures – no matter how…

£3
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Half Term Aquageddon Fun

Monday, 22nd October @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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22nd, 24th, 26th Oct
Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend
Wigan, WN1 1NH United Kingdom

October Half Term Aquageddon Fun! Monday 22nd, Wednesday 24th and Friday 26th October 1.15pm – 2.15pm Cost £3.60 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 Wigan Life Centre – Healthy Living Zone College Ave, WN1 1NJ Wigan

£3.60
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Half Term Aquageddon Fun

Monday, 22nd October @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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22nd, 24th, 26th Oct
Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend
Wigan, WN1 1NH United Kingdom

October Half Term Aquageddon Fun! Monday 22nd, Wednesday 24th and Friday 26th October 1.15pm – 2.15pm Cost £3.60 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 Wigan Life Centre – Healthy Living Zone College Ave, WN1 1NJ Wigan

£3.60
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Half Term Aquageddon Fun

Wednesday, 24th October @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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22nd, 24th, 26th Oct
Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend
Wigan, WN1 1NH United Kingdom

October Half Term Aquageddon Fun! Monday 22nd, Wednesday 24th and Friday 26th October 1.15pm – 2.15pm Cost £3.60 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 Wigan Life Centre – Healthy Living Zone College Ave, WN1 1NJ Wigan

£3.60
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Woodland Pumpkin Pickin’

Friday, 26th October @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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26th - 28th
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Set within an area of our woods are hundreds of pumpkins – it’s up to you to find them! There’s also some spooky (child-friendly) ghosts and ghouls in the woods adding something different to your Halloween hunt £4.50 per child. (includes pumpkin) Mums and Dads go FREE To purchase tickets for Pumpkin Pickin’ – 01942 828508 (Box Office) or https://boxoffice.wlct.org/event_description.aspx?eventid=780

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