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December 2019

Santa’s Grotto at Haigh Woodland Park

Saturday, 7th December @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Santa’s Grotto at Haigh Woodland Park. The popular and well loved Santa’s Grotto returns to Haigh this Christmas. Visit Santa in his Grotto in the Courtyard here at Haigh Woodland Park – a magical Christmas experience for children and families. Tickets for the grotto are £6 per child. All children will receive a small gift. All Santa visits must be booked in advance by calling the Visitor Centre on 01942 828280. Booking is essential for the grotto as there are…

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The Fire Within – Love is A Rebellious Bird

Saturday, 7th December @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Monday-Saturday 11:00-15:00
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

Ghislaine Howard, Louise Fazackerley, Mary Griffiths, Jane Fairhurst, Livia Lazaar, Liz Chapman, Klaire Doyle, Anne Louise Kershaw, Claire Barber, Callum Clint, Lee McStein, AL + AL On November the 2nd across 4 installation spaces curator’s AL and AL bring together artists from across the region to re-open the heart of Wigan town centres ground breaking new public space for culture to make actions, statements, protests and dream up a new world we can all share and fall in love with.…

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Alternate Christmas Market

Saturday, 7th December @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

On December 7th we’ll have our Alternate Christmas Market! 11am – 3pm Leigh Arcade / Woodcock Square

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Book-Cycle Beech Hill Christmas Fayre

Saturday, 7th December @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Book-Cycle Beech Hll, The Old Library, Buckley Street West
Wigan, WN6 7PQ United Kingdom

✨ Book-Cycle Beech Hill Christmas Fayre ✨ ✨ Sat 7th Dec ~12PM ✨ Come one come all to the Festive Fayre, Santa too will even be there! WIN some great prizes in our RAFFLE ~ VISIT SANTA’S GROTTO ~ We Ho-Ho-hope to see you there!

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Festive Brass in the Courtyard

Saturday, 7th December @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, 22nd December ,2019

One event on Sunday, 15th December ,2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on Sunday, 22nd December ,2019 at 1:00 pm

Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Festive Brass. Performances in the Courtyard courtesy of a variety of local brass bands with your festive favourites. In association with the Friends of Haigh Woodland Park. Performances at 1.00pm and 2.30pm. (40 minute sets). All the shops within the Kitchen Courtyard will be open for festive business. Dog friendly (on leads). Santa’s Grotto open 11.00am – 4.00pm.

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Samaritans Santa Stroll

Sunday, 8th December @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Join us for a festive 7K family walk around the wonderful Haigh Woodland Park, raising much needed funds for The Samaritans Of Wigan. With every registration you will receive a Santa suit to wear for the walk, creating a fantastic sight on event day, as hundreds of Santas stroll around the beautiful country park. Suits can be picked up a week before the event at Samaritans Office, 73 Dicconson Street, Wigan, WN1 2AT. All registrations are non-refundable. It’s not a…

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Santa’s Grotto at Haigh Woodland Park

Sunday, 8th December @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Santa’s Grotto at Haigh Woodland Park. The popular and well loved Santa’s Grotto returns to Haigh this Christmas. Visit Santa in his Grotto in the Courtyard here at Haigh Woodland Park – a magical Christmas experience for children and families. Tickets for the grotto are £6 per child. All children will receive a small gift. All Santa visits must be booked in advance by calling the Visitor Centre on 01942 828280. Booking is essential for the grotto as there are…

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Greenslate Christmas Fair

Sunday, 8th December @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Greenslate Community Farm, Greenslate Lodge, Greenslate Road
Billinge, Wigan, WN5 7BG United Kingdom

To get your Christmas celebrations off to the right start, put the Greenslate Community Farm Christmas Fair in your diary. There are going to be lots of great Christmas activities to do and Christmas things to eat. You could even find a few present ideas from our shop or some of the many stalls. Support your local community farm. Entry is free and our volunteers are working very hard to make this a great family occasion. Meet Father Christmas, Hot…

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Christmas Family Fun Day 2019

Sunday, 8th December @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

FREE Family Fun Day. A wonderful family festive day out at the park. Following the great success of Haigh Day in the summer, we are pleased to announce a special Christmas family fun day at the park. A packed family friendly event in one of the regions best loved woodland parks. FREE Entertainment. Featuring an outdoor pantomime, brass band, festive circus skills, live music, bubble displays, golf tasters, a visit from Santa and much more. Plus all of the parks…

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Kittywake Santa Cruise

Sunday, 8th December @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Kittywake Canal Cruises, Wallgate
Wigan, WN3 4EU United Kingdom

Help Elleswake and the Elves search for Santa! Santa was on his way home from his beach holiday when he crashed! Now it’s up to you to look out for his trail of fallen luggage as we cruise down the canal on this one hour fun-filled Panto Cruise! We will find Santa and Elfen Safety in their floating Sleigh! Once the elves have managed to roll Santa into the boat, he will make his way around Elleswake meeting each and…

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Orrell Christmas Tree lights Switch On & Christmas Fayre

Wednesday, 11th December @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book-Cycle Orrell, 241 Orrell Road
Wigan, WN5 8LY

Santa and his Sleigh will be attending the Orrell Christmas Event with Bookcycle and ABC nursery staff to help with the tree lights switch from around 6pm. The Christmas fayre itself will start earlier with Stalls, hot food and drinks available. Paddy the Donkey will also be making an appearance courtesy of Gillian Morris. Santa will be available on his sleigh to meet and great children throughout the event also.  

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Santa’s Grotto at Haigh Woodland Park

Saturday, 14th December @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Santa’s Grotto at Haigh Woodland Park. The popular and well loved Santa’s Grotto returns to Haigh this Christmas. Visit Santa in his Grotto in the Courtyard here at Haigh Woodland Park – a magical Christmas experience for children and families. Tickets for the grotto are £6 per child. All children will receive a small gift. All Santa visits must be booked in advance by calling the Visitor Centre on 01942 828280. Booking is essential for the grotto as there are…

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The Fire Within – Love is A Rebellious Bird

Saturday, 14th December @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Monday-Saturday 11:00-15:00
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

Ghislaine Howard, Louise Fazackerley, Mary Griffiths, Jane Fairhurst, Livia Lazaar, Liz Chapman, Klaire Doyle, Anne Louise Kershaw, Claire Barber, Callum Clint, Lee McStein, AL + AL On November the 2nd across 4 installation spaces curator’s AL and AL bring together artists from across the region to re-open the heart of Wigan town centres ground breaking new public space for culture to make actions, statements, protests and dream up a new world we can all share and fall in love with.…

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Frost Festival – Free event – New for 2019

Saturday, 14th December @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mesnes Park, Mesnes Park Terrace
Wigan, WN1 1TU United Kingdom

On Saturday 14 December Mesnes Park in Wigan will be transformed into an enchanted wonderland with festive fun for the whole family. Enter a world of mystical lanterns, cosy story-telling, craft workshops and pop-up performances. There will be a fantastic selection of food and drink, live music, a firework display and an opportunity to buy a gift for loved ones from a selection of local craft makers. Enjoy all this and more on the day: • A spectacular line- up…

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Christmas Choir Festival

Saturday, 14th December @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

On Saturday 14 December, #TheFireWithin HQ will showcase six local and regional choirs at the Christmas Choir Festival. Drop into the spectacular performances between 11am and 3pm at Gallerieswigan in Wigan Town Centre. Performances include: St James’ School Choir, Wigan and Leigh Performing Arts Choir, Manchester Camerata Choir, Lifelines Choir, Community Choir and Age UK Choir

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Festive Fun

Saturday, 14th December @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

As Christmas gets closer, we would love to invite you to our Christmas Grotto! We have everything from a face painter, to a rock choir and Christmas crafts! Come and join us for some festive fun… 11am – 3pm Leigh Arcade / Woodcock Square

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Festive Brass in the Courtyard

Saturday, 14th December @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, 22nd December ,2019

One event on Sunday, 15th December ,2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on Sunday, 22nd December ,2019 at 1:00 pm

Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Festive Brass. Performances in the Courtyard courtesy of a variety of local brass bands with your festive favourites. In association with the Friends of Haigh Woodland Park. Performances at 1.00pm and 2.30pm. (40 minute sets). All the shops within the Kitchen Courtyard will be open for festive business. Dog friendly (on leads). Santa’s Grotto open 11.00am – 4.00pm.

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Haigh Woodland Park Artisan Market

Sunday, 15th December @ 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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Beacon Park Santa Hunt

Sunday, 15th December @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Beacon Country Park, Beacon Lane
Upholland, WN8 7RU United Kingdom

DISASTER!!! Santa has lost the password to the super-computer on board his sleigh. Without it he won’t be able to deliver any presents to all the girls and boys who have been good this year. There are clues to his password hidden all around Beacon Country Park and Santa has promised that he will leave a present with the Rangers for any child who helps to retrieve his password. To take part in the trail and help Santa you need…

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Santa’s Grotto at Haigh Woodland Park

Sunday, 15th December @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Santa’s Grotto at Haigh Woodland Park. The popular and well loved Santa’s Grotto returns to Haigh this Christmas. Visit Santa in his Grotto in the Courtyard here at Haigh Woodland Park – a magical Christmas experience for children and families. Tickets for the grotto are £6 per child. All children will receive a small gift. All Santa visits must be booked in advance by calling the Visitor Centre on 01942 828280. Booking is essential for the grotto as there are…

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