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Emoji Print Making Workshops

The Galleries Wigan

Half-Term at #TheFireWithin🎨We are having creative drop-in sessions all week long where you can print your own 😍 face!!! Bring your own clothing to give it a fresh feel👚 or use our material scraps for your own keepsake💓 Visit The Fire Within HQ between 11-12:30 & 1:30-3 Mon-Sat during half-term!🔥

Free

February Half Term – Chinese New Year

Museum of Wigan Life Library Street, Wigan

Half term is packed full of family fun with our traditional Chinese craft activities. Join us for painting, calligraphy, Kungfu for children, Chinese tea ceremony and dressing up in beautiful traditional costume. FREE no booking required

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The Something New Show

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Join us for a February's worth of New Somethings. Casino Improv are back to host Wigan's best cabaret of Spoken Word, Poetry, Comedy and Improv. Join us for a lovely, kind evening of words and laughs. Open mic slots are available for anyone with something to share. This month we are joined by Leon The […]

Free

Emoji Print Making Workshops

The Galleries Wigan

Half-Term at #TheFireWithin🎨We are having creative drop-in sessions all week long where you can print your own 😍 face!!! Bring your own clothing to give it a fresh feel👚 or use our material scraps for your own keepsake💓 Visit The Fire Within HQ between 11-12:30 & 1:30-3 Mon-Sat during half-term!🔥

Free

Tales From Acorn Wood: Story Event With Postman Bear

Waterstones Wigan 6 The GRand Arcade, Wigan

Come and join a special guest, the Postman Bear, at Waterstones Wigan on Friday 21st February! To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Tales from Acorn Wood we will be holding a special interactive storytelling event with appearances from the Postman Bear and a photo opportunity. Come and enjoy this event and our Tales from Acorn […]

Free

The Fire Within – Love is A Rebellious Bird

The Galleries Wigan

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 […]

MAKE IT Open Exhibition

Wigan STEAM Hope Street, The Galleries, Wigan

Sat 25th January - Sat 14th March We’re excited to announce that we’re launching a new project in 2020 thanks to the National Lottery Community Fund. MAKE IT is a twelve month long program of creative workshops, making projects, and exhibitions designed to bring people together and build the creative community in Wigan. To launch […]

Emoji Print Making Workshops

The Galleries Wigan

Half-Term at #TheFireWithin🎨We are having creative drop-in sessions all week long where you can print your own 😍 face!!! Bring your own clothing to give it a fresh feel👚 or use our material scraps for your own keepsake💓 Visit The Fire Within HQ between 11-12:30 & 1:30-3 Mon-Sat during half-term!🔥

Free

The Fire Within – Love is A Rebellious Bird

The Galleries Wigan

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 […]

MAKE IT Open Exhibition

Wigan STEAM Hope Street, The Galleries, Wigan

Sat 25th January - Sat 14th March We’re excited to announce that we’re launching a new project in 2020 thanks to the National Lottery Community Fund. MAKE IT is a twelve month long program of creative workshops, making projects, and exhibitions designed to bring people together and build the creative community in Wigan. To launch […]

FLECHETTES, FACADES, BROTHER

The Tudor New Market Street, Wigan

Flechettes, Facades and Brother live at The Tudor 8pm - Free entry

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Wigan Market Craft Fair

Wigan Market Wigan

Wigan Markets will be holding a pop-up craft fair, come and see our handmade arts, crafts and bespoke gifts.  

Wigan Canal History Walk

Wigan Dry Dock Waterside Drive, Wigan

Take a break and join us for a walk along the beautiful Wigan Flight in the company of Canal and River Trust volunteers! Starting at Wigan Dry Dock, with free parking available at Trencherfield Mill (by the big industrial fan), we will walk up to Top Lock accompanied by two lock keepers who have extensive […]

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Tallula Vintage

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Tallula returns in March with more fabulous handmade & vintage creations! Come along to the Grand Vault on Saturday 7th March - 11am - 4pm and get utterly fabulous! Buy something beautiful and sustainable to keep, treasure, and pass on! Loads of festival fabulousness with many items £5 & £10 for all those wanting to […]

Free

MAKE IT Open Exhibition

Wigan STEAM Hope Street, The Galleries, Wigan

Sat 25th January - Sat 14th March We’re excited to announce that we’re launching a new project in 2020 thanks to the National Lottery Community Fund. MAKE IT is a twelve month long program of creative workshops, making projects, and exhibitions designed to bring people together and build the creative community in Wigan. To launch […]

Deepshade // Shallow Waters // Pedant

The Tudor New Market Street, Wigan

The Tudor // FREE ENTRY // 07.03.20 3 Top Heavy Original Wigan Bands coming though with a FREE Show in there home town. Expect big riffs & deep bass Deepshade - Alt. Rock // Grunge // Psychedelic If The Doors, Nirvana, Soundgarden and Pink Floyd had a baby, it may have been named Deepshade !! […]

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Greenslate Food Lover’s Farmer’s Market

Greenslate Community Farm Greenslate Lodge, Greenslate Road, Billinge, Wigan

Do you worry about climate change? Do you want to buy ‘local?’ Do you just like great local food? Starting Sunday 8th March 2020 and then every second Sunday of the month, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Greenslate Community Farm was started by the Transition Towns movement, part of a world-wide project looking for new […]

Open Mic Poetry – WIGAN

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Join us for Wigan’s longest running and most successful poetry open mic – in conjunction with Write Out Loud. We welcome established poets and newcomers alike to a friendly and supportive night of words. Whether you’re a political ranter, romantic, serious or comic poet, whether you rhyme or not– there’s a place for you at […]

Free

MAKE IT Open Exhibition

Wigan STEAM Hope Street, The Galleries, Wigan

Sat 25th January - Sat 14th March We’re excited to announce that we’re launching a new project in 2020 thanks to the National Lottery Community Fund. MAKE IT is a twelve month long program of creative workshops, making projects, and exhibitions designed to bring people together and build the creative community in Wigan. To launch […]

And Heavy Metal For Wigan XXI: Witch Tripper & Bleed Again

The Boulevard 17A Wallgate, Wigan

Another instalment of metal at The Boulevard. The stakes will be raised with this one. Witch Tripper A power trio who have played at pretty much every festival worth playing at in the UK. Often described as the nation's hardest working band, check them out and see why they're one of the biggest names on […]

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