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July 2019

Haigh Foodie Friday

Friday, 26th July @ 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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Artisan Food and Drink Market

Saturday, 27th July @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Last Sat
Wigan Market, Wigan, WN1 1PX

The last Saturday of every month Wigan Market will host a pop-up Artisan Food and Drink Market. Why not head down to Wigan Market and try out yummy street food, homemade treats and taste something a little different!

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Incredible Family Fun Day!

Saturday, 27th July @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wigan Youth Zone, Parsons Walk
Wigan, WN1 1RU United Kingdom

It’s time to get your ‘Superhero’ on for this FREE event! On Saturday 27th July, Wigan Youth Zone are giving families the opportunity to step into the shoes of their favourite superhero. Members and non members welcome, and it’s free entry for all! Green screen photoshoots, superhero training and special guests will all be in attendance for a fantastic day for all of the family, and what’s more… It’s free entry! 🙌 🚨 Please note, those aged 11 and under…

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Theatre in the Walled Gardens

Tuesday, 30th July @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

THEATRE IN THE WALLED GARDENS. This summer, Pendle Productions are hosting some wonderful plays in the walled gardens here at Haigh Woodland Park. Tuesday 23rd July – Alice Through The Looking Glass. Tuesday 30th July – Cinderella – A Summer Pantomime. Tuesday 6th August – The Little Mermaid. Tuesday 13th August – The Dragon Who Lost His Home. Tuesday 20th August – The Three Little Pigs & Goldilocks And The Three Bears. Tuesday 27th August – The Wizard of Oz.…

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August 2019

The Global Big Latch On

Friday, 2nd August @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mesnes Park, Mesnes Park Terrace
Wigan, WN1 1TU United Kingdom

The Global Big Latch On takes place at registered locations around the world, where people gather together to breastfeed and offer peer support to each other. Their friends, family and community join this celebration to promote and support breastfeeding. At around 10.30am we count all the breastfeeding, chestfeeding and babies receiving expressed breastmilk that is happening at that time. If you are nursing twins or triplets or more, it counts as 2 or 3 etc. even if they are not…

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Wigan Comic Con

Saturday, 3rd August @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Robin Park Arena, Loire Drive
Wigan, WN5 0UH United Kingdom

Celebrity guests from TV film and comics. retro gaming area and arcade machines. Tv / film displays and a trader hall that’s full of geeky goodies. Professional cosplay groups. Cosplay competition and cool cars. Fun and affordable for all ages. Early entry tickets at no extra cost. http://www.funkyfigures.co.uk/

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Newton Town Show 2019

Saturday, 3rd August @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mesnes Park – Newton, Mesnes Park, Park Road
North Newton-le-Willows, WA12 9TA United Kingdom

The Newton Town Show is an annual event hosted on the first Saturday in August at Mesnes Park. It is a great way for the people of Newton-le-Willows to come together as a community & celebrate! The Show will be packed with attractions for all ages, various stalls and the return of our arts and crafts competition. There will be something for everyone, young or young at heart. Any proceeds from our annual Town Show goes back to Newton and…

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Pride Rainbow Crafts Day

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

Please note this workshop is a drop in, and booking is not required. What could be better than a day full of rainbows? Show your support for Wigan Pride by making your own rainbow flag to take to the festival on the 10th August. We’ll also be joined by Jem Events, who will be doing colourful, glittery face paints all day! Recommended 8+, but can be adapted to suit younger children. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Garden Party

Saturday, 3rd August @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street
Hindley, Wigan, United Kingdom

Pick up a bargain, enjoy a burger from our BBQ, chance your hand at one of our ever popular tombolas or simply sit and soak up the carnival atmosphere. Our annual Garden Party takes place in our beautiful grounds at Kildare Street, Hindley, from 12noon until 4pm. Come down and enjoy games, raffles and stalls selling crafts, bric-a-brac, plants, refreshments and more.

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Greenslate Summer Fair

Sunday, 4th August @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Greenslate Community Farm, Greenslate Lodge, Greenslate Road
Billinge, Wigan, WN5 7BG United Kingdom

Our Summer Fair will be on Sunday 4th August from 11-4pm. Our theme this year is #greeneratgreenslate and we will have: Live Music and Open Mic stage, “Magic in the Woods” Story walk, Nature kids craft corner, Treasure trail, eco skills workshops as well as the usual Bar, Great food, Bouncy Castle, Market stalls and animal tours

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Theatre in the Walled Gardens

Tuesday, 6th August @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

THEATRE IN THE WALLED GARDENS. This summer, Pendle Productions are hosting some wonderful plays in the walled gardens here at Haigh Woodland Park. Tuesday 23rd July – Alice Through The Looking Glass. Tuesday 30th July – Cinderella – A Summer Pantomime. Tuesday 6th August – The Little Mermaid. Tuesday 13th August – The Dragon Who Lost His Home. Tuesday 20th August – The Three Little Pigs & Goldilocks And The Three Bears. Tuesday 27th August – The Wizard of Oz.…

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National Play Day

Wednesday, 7th August @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Celebrate children’s right to play in the annual National Play Day event at Haigh Woodland Park. Great mix of free and paid for activities to enjoy throughout the day from 10am to 4pm.. Inflatables, junkyard modelling, Punch & Judy, crafts, sports, face painting, storytelling, music tent, DJ, den building, bushcrafts, axe throwing and lots more are the order of the day at Haigh Woodland Park. These activities are at the park to celebrate childrens right to play in the annual…

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Wigan Pride 2019

Saturday, 10th August @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom

Wigan Borough’s annual celebration of equality and inclusion makes a spectacular return in 2019, celebrating 50 years since the Stonewall Riots. 11:00-12:00 Wigan Pride 2019 Parade 12:00-17:00 Wigan Pride 2019 Main Stage Entertainment As our secondary stage, The Believe Stage is home to a vast array of up and coming artists all from the Wigan Borough, celebrating the amazing local talent we have! Join us from 11am on the 10th August in Wigan Town Centre for the Wigan Borough’s only…

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Plant Based Saturdays

Saturday, 10th August @ 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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Dragonfly Quest

Sunday, 11th August @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Three Sisters Recreation Area, Three Sisters Road
Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 8DD United Kingdom

Late summer means the damsels and dragons are on the wing and Three Sisters is one of the best places to see these dazzling insects.

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Theatre in the Walled Gardens

Tuesday, 13th August @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

THEATRE IN THE WALLED GARDENS. This summer, Pendle Productions are hosting some wonderful plays in the walled gardens here at Haigh Woodland Park. Tuesday 23rd July – Alice Through The Looking Glass. Tuesday 30th July – Cinderella – A Summer Pantomime. Tuesday 6th August – The Little Mermaid. Tuesday 13th August – The Dragon Who Lost His Home. Tuesday 20th August – The Three Little Pigs & Goldilocks And The Three Bears. Tuesday 27th August – The Wizard of Oz.…

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Food Fest on The Square

Saturday, 17th August @ 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, 18th August @ 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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Theatre in the Walled Gardens

Tuesday, 20th August @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

THEATRE IN THE WALLED GARDENS. This summer, Pendle Productions are hosting some wonderful plays in the walled gardens here at Haigh Woodland Park. Tuesday 23rd July – Alice Through The Looking Glass. Tuesday 30th July – Cinderella – A Summer Pantomime. Tuesday 6th August – The Little Mermaid. Tuesday 13th August – The Dragon Who Lost His Home. Tuesday 20th August – The Three Little Pigs & Goldilocks And The Three Bears. Tuesday 27th August – The Wizard of Oz.…

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Wigan Market Pony Party

Saturday, 24th August @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wigan Market, Wigan, WN1 1PX

Have you met our cute and adorable ponies…? Wigan Market will see the return of the ever-popular Pony Party, complete the Pony trail to get your chance to meet our ponies. Please ensure you arrive early to meet the ponies and avoid disappointment.  

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