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April 2019

Ashton and Bryn Children and Young People’s Arts Festival 2019

Wednesday, 10th April @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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8th - 12th April
Jubilee Park – Ashton, Wigan Road
Asthon-in-Maskerfield, Wigan WN4 9BH United Kingdom

This is a free Arts Festival for children and young people ages 6-14 yrs, every Monday to Friday. Daily workshops, 10:30-12:30pm 1-3:30pm Children may stay unaccompanied if 8 years old or over. Children ages 5-7 must be with a responsible adult at all times. Free tickets for the Ashton and Bryn Children and Young People’s Art Festival are now live to book! Activities include Mono printing, clay workshops, crochet, abstract painting, drama, www.umbrella-arts.eventbrite.com See you there!!! Love Team Umbrella. x

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Leigh Family Fun Fair

Wednesday, 10th April @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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28th March to 13th April
Leigh Town Centre, Leigh, WN7 1EB United Kingdom

LEIGH are you ready for a pre Easter Fun Fair. We open from Thursday 28th March to Saturday 13th April. Leigh Family Fun Fair 2019, Leigh Road, WN7 1QY Open Thurs, Fri and Mon 5.30pm  – 9pm and Saturday 12pm  – 9pm Featuring our Freak Out, The Improved Side Kick Miami , Dodgem Cars, Family Twister and the fair would not be complete without our Waltzer Ride. Not forgetting the little ones we will have a selection of high quality…

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Community Jamboree

Wednesday, 10th April @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Since opening, The Old Courts has welcomed a variety of acts to our stages, as well as maintaining our commitment to showcasing local talent and supporting local groups. The Community Jamboree is a celebration of this, hosted by local musician John Anderton. Already confirmed for the night are fantastic local barbershop style harmony group Piertown Chorus, upcoming local singer/pianist Zara James who wowed on her recent Green Room Session, and local legends Chonkinfeckle. With more to be announced, this will…

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Upholstery Workshop

Thursday, 11th April @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Here we have a superb upholstery skills workshop suitable for beginners or those with some experience.The content will be on the upholstery techniques needed to strip and recover a drop in seat, covering the use of fabrics, suppliers and techniques.You will be guided through to complete your project in one day. (depending on your project and experience). The fee includes all tuition, use of tools, fabric and trims. Please bring your own footstool or drop-in seat pad to work on.…

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Grimm

Thursday, 11th April @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Once upon a time stories for children were wild, mad, nasty, snotty, sticky horrible things, things known as Grimm Tales made up by smelly Goblins. Then the Fairies came and tamed the stories, made them nice and kind and fluffy and… well… Fairy tales. For the first time ever a Fairy Professor and his Assistant is going to tell you why it’s so much better that you as children don’t know the real tales behind the ones you get told.…

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Ashton and Bryn Children and Young People’s Arts Festival 2019

Thursday, 11th April @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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8th - 12th April
Jubilee Park – Ashton, Wigan Road
Asthon-in-Maskerfield, Wigan WN4 9BH United Kingdom

This is a free Arts Festival for children and young people ages 6-14 yrs, every Monday to Friday. Daily workshops, 10:30-12:30pm 1-3:30pm Children may stay unaccompanied if 8 years old or over. Children ages 5-7 must be with a responsible adult at all times. Free tickets for the Ashton and Bryn Children and Young People’s Art Festival are now live to book! Activities include Mono printing, clay workshops, crochet, abstract painting, drama, www.umbrella-arts.eventbrite.com See you there!!! Love Team Umbrella. x

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Leigh Family Fun Fair

Thursday, 11th April @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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28th March to 13th April
Leigh Town Centre, Leigh, WN7 1EB United Kingdom

LEIGH are you ready for a pre Easter Fun Fair. We open from Thursday 28th March to Saturday 13th April. Leigh Family Fun Fair 2019, Leigh Road, WN7 1QY Open Thurs, Fri and Mon 5.30pm  – 9pm and Saturday 12pm  – 9pm Featuring our Freak Out, The Improved Side Kick Miami , Dodgem Cars, Family Twister and the fair would not be complete without our Waltzer Ride. Not forgetting the little ones we will have a selection of high quality…

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Shoplifters: Presented by The Leigh Film Society

Thursday, 11th April @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

“A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find on the street.” (This is a Japanese language film with subtitles). Watch the trailer here Released 23rd November 2018, Crime/Drama Running time 2 hours 1 minute, IMDB rating 8.1 Cast Kirin Kiki, Lily Franky, Sôsuke Ikematsu Director Hirokazu Koreeda, Writer Hirokazu Koreeda 11th April 2019, film starts at 7.30pm (Crime/Drama) 18 and over only Film Begins at 7:30pm Thursday 11th of April 2019 | The Theatre: Entrance 4 |…

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Ashton and Bryn Children and Young People’s Arts Festival 2019

Friday, 12th April @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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8th - 12th April
Jubilee Park – Ashton, Wigan Road
Asthon-in-Maskerfield, Wigan WN4 9BH United Kingdom

This is a free Arts Festival for children and young people ages 6-14 yrs, every Monday to Friday. Daily workshops, 10:30-12:30pm 1-3:30pm Children may stay unaccompanied if 8 years old or over. Children ages 5-7 must be with a responsible adult at all times. Free tickets for the Ashton and Bryn Children and Young People’s Art Festival are now live to book! Activities include Mono printing, clay workshops, crochet, abstract painting, drama, www.umbrella-arts.eventbrite.com See you there!!! Love Team Umbrella. x

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Leigh Family Fun Fair

Friday, 12th April @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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28th March to 13th April
Leigh Town Centre, Leigh, WN7 1EB United Kingdom

LEIGH are you ready for a pre Easter Fun Fair. We open from Thursday 28th March to Saturday 13th April. Leigh Family Fun Fair 2019, Leigh Road, WN7 1QY Open Thurs, Fri and Mon 5.30pm  – 9pm and Saturday 12pm  – 9pm Featuring our Freak Out, The Improved Side Kick Miami , Dodgem Cars, Family Twister and the fair would not be complete without our Waltzer Ride. Not forgetting the little ones we will have a selection of high quality…

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Guardians of The Galleries ( Vol 2 )

Saturday, 13th April @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

An awesome free to attend event in the heart of Wigan. Themed around tv films comics and gaming this event is fun for all the family. We have support from costuming groups dressed has your favourite heroes and villains. Special guests will feature alongside cars from tv and film. There will be a TV / film display for photos and also virtual reality experiences to try out. There will be light saber training classes on the day so come and…

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Macramé Workshop With Lucy May

Saturday, 13th April @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome the incredibly talented Lucy to deliver this highly recommended workshop. Macramé is one of the fastest growing crafts and its boom in popularity has seen beautiful designs hanging in restaurants, shops and homes. All materials are provided and you will create a stunning plant hanger to take home. The group size is limited to 10 places as Lucy insists on spending both group and one-to-one time to ensure you gain as much as possible from…

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Record Store Day 2019

Saturday, 13th April @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

What’s the first album you ever bought? What’s your favourite record of all time? Join us in The Bailiff Bar as we celebrate Record Store Day 2019! A selection of brilliant local singer-songwriters will be playing their favourite tracks from some of their favourite albums. Record Store Day is the one day of the year when over 200 independent record shops all across the UK come together to celebrate their unique culture. Special vinyl releases are made exclusively for the…

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Leigh Family Fun Fair

Saturday, 13th April @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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28th March to 13th April
Leigh Town Centre, Leigh, WN7 1EB United Kingdom

LEIGH are you ready for a pre Easter Fun Fair. We open from Thursday 28th March to Saturday 13th April. Leigh Family Fun Fair 2019, Leigh Road, WN7 1QY Open Thurs, Fri and Mon 5.30pm  – 9pm and Saturday 12pm  – 9pm Featuring our Freak Out, The Improved Side Kick Miami , Dodgem Cars, Family Twister and the fair would not be complete without our Waltzer Ride. Not forgetting the little ones we will have a selection of high quality…

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Plant Based Saturdays

Saturday, 13th April @ 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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Greenslate Farm Easter Fair

Sunday, 14th April @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Greenslate Community Farm, Greenslate Lodge, Greenslate Road
Billinge, Wigan, WN5 7BG United Kingdom

Family friendly Easter Fair at Greenslate Community Farm Sunday 14th April 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Led by our brilliant volunteers, our Easter Fair spectacular is set to be a great child friendly event. With stalls, crafts, animal tours, face painting, bouncy castle, there is plenty to do and see. Don’t forget the food and drink! As with all our events, there will be plenty of great things to try.

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Rubbish Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Sunday, 14th April @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Enemies. Balconies. Kissing. Sausage rolls!?!? Oh yes. Shakespeare’s epic tale of star-crossed lovers has been ‘Rubbished!’ Fresh off their smash-hit run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and touring the UK, the all-male, all-silly Rubbish Shakespeare Company present their first visit to The Old Courts! It’s an hour of silliness: multi-roling, wigs, water, mops, and floppy plastic swords. It’s Shakespeare’s most anarchic tragedy yet! Cheer as Romeo and his bearded beloved meet. Celebrate as they marry and reunite their warring families.…

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‘Being Frank – The Chris Sievey Story’ Documentary Screening + Exclusive..

Thursday, 18th April @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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18th and 21st April
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story (Documentary) Frank Sidebottom was the unforgettable Northern folk hero with the papier-mâché head. For the first time since his death, the story of the secret life of his creator, Chris Sievey is told. It’s a compelling portrait of an artist, songwriter, comedian and wayward genius, whose entire life was a fantastic, subversive piece of performance art. EXCLUSIVE! April 18th, Fantastic Frank-a-Mania Night! An opportunity to ask Director, Steve Sullivan and Art Director, Dave Arnold…

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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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The Best of Leigh Short Film Festival

Saturday, 20th April @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The best of Leigh Short Film Festival 2014 -2018. Screening a selection of winning entries from shorts films featured over the last five years. This is afternoon of short films will see the best of the best and provide a a taster session for what great films will feature in the 2019 Wigan and Leigh Film Festival. Over 18 only Screening: 2:00pm – 4:00pm Saturday 20th of April 2019 | The Theatre: Entrance 4 | Doors and Bar open at…

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