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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 […]

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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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Haigh Woodland Park Artisan Market

Haigh Woodland Park School Lane, Wigan

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 […]

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St Patrick’s Knees Up with Rare Ould Times

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Come and celebrate St Patrick's Day in the Bailiff Bar with brilliant local acoustic outfit Rare Ould Times Irish Band! Stage times: First set: 18:30 - 19:15 Second set: 19:30 - 20:15 Final set: 20:30 - 21:15 The Bailiff Bar | Entrance on King Street West | 18 and over only Entry: No ticket required […]

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The Something New Show

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Prepare for Wigan's only, and therefore best, cabaret of Improv, spoken word, poetry, comedy and more. Casino Improv are back to host the March edition of The Something New Show. It's entirely free and awfully nice. Open mic slots are available for anyone with something to share. This month's special guests are Poet Adam Fenton […]

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Mother’s Day Love Heart Pottery Painting Workshop

The Grand Arcade 23 Crompton St, Wigan

Give your mum a special treat this Mothering Sunday. Join in Freddy the Cat’s FREE Kids Club event and paint your mum a pottery love heart or make a handcrafted card in the creative station.💗 Pose next to the flower wall for a chance to win mum a £250 Grand Arcade gift card. Simply snap […]

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Magenta Sun single release

The Tudor New Market Street, Wigan

Proper Cheeky Monkey presents.......Magenta Sun single release "King for a Day" at The Tudor, Wigan. With support from the superb Flechettes and the beautifully crafted acoustic tones of Phil Rowland. Saturday 21st March FREE ENTRY

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Early Bird Amble

Haigh Woodland Park School Lane, Wigan

The early bird always catches the worm. Join us for fabulous early walks, trying to get great snaps of the wonderful nature on offer across the borough’s green spaces. ℹ️ Meet at the Visitor Centre/Golf Shop. Charge for car park - WN2 1PE

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HW Moon Run Wigan Festival 4

Wigan Town Centre Wigan

Something for everyone! A fantastic festival of running featuring a half marathon, a 10 Miler, a 5k and a Family Mile race, organised by Joining Jack. We are excited to announce an excellent new line up for March 22nd to keep you all entertained throughout the day... First up we have Danny Fallows who has […]

ART EXHIBITION : INTO REALITY

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

'Into Reality' - An exhibition of paintings by the Swinley Group - A well established collective with many respected and internationally acclaimed artists among its members. Aiming to give opportunities to figurative, representational artists of all abilities, this popular collective produce stunning work and share their varied, intriguing and thought-provoking take on the world we […]

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ART EXHIBITION : INTO REALITY

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

'Into Reality' - An exhibition of paintings by the Swinley Group - A well established collective with many respected and internationally acclaimed artists among its members. Aiming to give opportunities to figurative, representational artists of all abilities, this popular collective produce stunning work and share their varied, intriguing and thought-provoking take on the world we […]

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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.  

ART EXHIBITION : INTO REALITY

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

'Into Reality' - An exhibition of paintings by the Swinley Group - A well established collective with many respected and internationally acclaimed artists among its members. Aiming to give opportunities to figurative, representational artists of all abilities, this popular collective produce stunning work and share their varied, intriguing and thought-provoking take on the world we […]

Free

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

ART EXHIBITION : INTO REALITY

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

'Into Reality' - An exhibition of paintings by the Swinley Group - A well established collective with many respected and internationally acclaimed artists among its members. Aiming to give opportunities to figurative, representational artists of all abilities, this popular collective produce stunning work and share their varied, intriguing and thought-provoking take on the world we […]

Free

ART EXHIBITION : INTO REALITY

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

'Into Reality' - An exhibition of paintings by the Swinley Group - A well established collective with many respected and internationally acclaimed artists among its members. Aiming to give opportunities to figurative, representational artists of all abilities, this popular collective produce stunning work and share their varied, intriguing and thought-provoking take on the world we […]

Free

Guardians of The Galleries Vol 1

The Galleries Wigan

11th April will see the return of the hugely popular Comic Con event. Join us for our fantastic Guardian of The Galleries Vol 1. There will be Lightening Mcqueen, Bumblebee, Mashall from Paw Patrol and much more!

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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 […]

ART EXHIBITION : INTO REALITY

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

'Into Reality' - An exhibition of paintings by the Swinley Group - A well established collective with many respected and internationally acclaimed artists among its members. Aiming to give opportunities to figurative, representational artists of all abilities, this popular collective produce stunning work and share their varied, intriguing and thought-provoking take on the world we […]

Free