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October 2019

An Evening With Shaun Ryder

Thursday, 17th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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167th & 17th
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Shaun Ryder is nothing short of a living legend. As the frontman of The Happy Mondays and Black Grape, Shaun is a fundamental cog in the Madchester phenomenon that spread across the globe. Creating mind-blowing anthems with an abundance of energy, his music has managed to transcend guitar and house music. Join Shaun in The Old Courts Theatre for a fascinating interview about his years in The Happy Mondays & Black Grape. You will also hear his take on the…

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The Third Annual Wigan Noir

Thursday, 17th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The Third Annual Wigan Noir is back in The Old Courts Courtroom. Featuring five Northern authors, each with an interesting past career. Paul Finch, Caroline England, R C Bridgestock, Dale Brendan Hyde, Nick Oldham. Interviewed by Emma and Martin Truelove from Bradford Radio Royal with a general overall theme: ‘How my life experiences have motivated what and why I write.’ Music by the Wigan duo ‘The Huers’. Kindly sponsored by Create Print, Wigan. & Uncle Joe’s Mint Balls Over 14…

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Lilith and the Knight + Fear Me December + Dacara

Friday, 18th October @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

KDS Promotions brings awesome female fronted rock band Lilith and the Knight to Wigan as part of their UK tour. Support from Dacara & Fear Me December! What a top line up! Don’t miss this one. Lilith And The Knight https://www.facebook.com/lilithandtheknight/ Fear Me December https://www.facebook.com/fmdband/ Dacara https://www.facebook.com/DacaraUK/ Entry only £4 on the door.

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Food Fest on The Square

Saturday, 19th October @ 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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Mental Health Charity Night for Mind

Saturday, 19th October @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

Come and support local musicians performing to raise some money for Mind – the mental health charity. Tickets are through donation only (minimum £3) You can purchase these through the fundraising link or at the door on the night. 100% of donations go to Mind. There will also be a raffle on the night with some amazing prizes just in time for Christmas, including driving lessons, tattoo vouchers, party vouchers, booze, chocolates and lots of other exciting gifts. Be sure…

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The Sex Pistols Experience

Saturday, 19th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols Experience with support from Oh No & The Hell Yeahs and Anarchy Heroes’ Jay Fitzpatrick! The Sex Pistols Experience are The Worlds No1 professional tribute to the most outrageous & controversial band of all time. From their early beginnings performing pubs & clubs around England, they went on to make Worldwide reputation built from over 1,000+ performances. Having done extensive tours of the U.S.A (almost 100 U.S.A shows), toured throughout Europe, &…

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Birds of Paradise – Burlesque and Cabaret

Saturday, 19th October @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fatbird, 21 Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

Bella Besame and ‘The Slippery Belle’ return to Fatbird on Saturday 19th October with an evening of beautiful burlesque, charming cabaret, seductive singers and all round debauched entertainment! Leave your inhibitions at the door and get ready for a wild night! BIRDS OF PARADISE! Starring: *TITSALINA BUMSQUASH* : The best name in the business! *AVA AHOTSA*: Joining us from her tour of gorgeous Greece! *ANITA DANS*: Deadly, darkly delicious! *KITTY CAMPARI*: Think Ginger Rogers meets Christina Aguilera! *DOTTIE MAY* –…

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The Spitfires

Thursday, 24th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

THE SPITFIRES “Enough Is Enough” Tour + special guests: TBC The Spitfires are songwriter Billy Sullivan on lead vocals and guitar, Sam Long on bass/backing vocals and Matt Johnson on drums. The Spitfires take in a wide range of influences from reggae and ska through to punk and soul. Since forming in 2012, the band have released three albums – ‘Response’ in 2015, ‘A Thousand Times’ in 2016 and ‘Year Zero’ in 2018. As well as relentless touring, the band…

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DEBBIE HARRIS DOES WIGAN

Friday, 25th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Bootleg Blondie are possibly the best tribute act out there today. Singer Debbie Harris (yes really) is such an aficionado that people struggle to believe that this band are indeed a tribute. You will be blown away by flawless renditions of Heart Of Glass, Call Me, Hanging On The Telephone and much more Over 14 with an Adult Friday 25th of October 2019 | The Grand Vault: Entrance 3 | Doors and Bar open at 7:30pm Tickets: £12.00 in advance…

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Through the Decades

Saturday, 26th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
DW Stadium, Loire Dr, Robin Park
Wigan, WN5 0UH United Kingdom

Join us for our Through the Decades Party Night, a great night out for fans of the music from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and now! Includes: 3 course meal, resident DJ & bar service Arrival: 7.30pm Dinner: 8pm Event ends: 1am TO BOOK: T: 01942 770455 E: info@dwstadium.com W: http://www.dwstadium.com  

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Jive Talkin’ – The Bee Gees Tribute

Saturday, 26th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Edge, Wigan Riveredge
Wigan, WN3 5AB United Kingdom

The timeless repertoire of The Bee Gees is brought to life in this stunning stage production that is taking the country by storm! This charismatic ensemble boasts stars from TV and the West End and is fronted by real life family members Darren, Gary and Jack Simmons making an unrivalled vocal harmony blend, as close to the original brothers as you can get. Backed up by a stunning band and live string section, you will be taken on an emotional…

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Fright Night

Saturday, 26th October @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fatbird, 21 Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

🎃FRIGHT NIGHT AT FATBIRD🎃 Join us in our ghoulish festivities! Come dressed in your best Halloween fancy dress and grab a glass of your favorite poison! AND SHAKE YOUR BOO-TY! Featuring the amazing funk rock band Groovecake, And other fang-fastic performers. £20 bar tab for best dressed of the night! Come down and we’re dying to meet you!

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The Quentin Collins Sextet

Sunday, 27th October @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Whelley Ex-Servicemen’s Club, 180 Vauxhall Road
Wigan, WN1 3LU United Kingdom

One of the hardest-working internationally-renowned jazz trumpet players, Quentin Collins has formed a band with an all-star line-up: QUENTIN COLLINS “A Trumpeter whose style is a sizzling update of the Morgan/Hubbard approach”…MOJO Magazine TONY KOFI [alto saxophone] “There is so much respect in jazz circles for Tony Kofi.”… Jazzwise “Passionate… superb… heartfelt” …The Guardian BRANDON ALLEN “Brandon Allen is arguably the most exciting tenor player in Britain today. His phrasing is unashamedly emotional, soaked in the blues tradition.”… Tony Hall…

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Folk Sunday Hosted By Bad Grandad

Sunday, 27th October @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Last Sunday of the Month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Folk Sunday returns! Every last Sunday of the month, Bad Grandad hosts some of the best folk acts that the region has to offer, come and get cosy in our beautiful Bailiff Bar and enjoy performances from his special guests and of course, Bad Grandad himself. See you there! 18 and over only The Bailiff Bar opens at 12:00pm | Entrance 1: King Street West | Free Entry

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November 2019

All Hallows Eve Pagan Ritual Party Night: The Hare & Hoofe & The Stags

Friday, 1st November @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

We are journeying deep into the darkness to celebrate All Hallows Eve. This Pagan Ritual party boasts all of the weird and wonderful things you would imagine – mysterious costumes, spooky lighting, two kick-ass bands and the best DJ in the new world. Get your glad rags on for unique and brilliant headliners ‘The Hare And The Hoofe’ with support from the bolshy yet majestic gang who are ‘The Stags’ – DJ Johnny Alpha will keep order in the shape…

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The Jokers / Atlas UK / Soldato

Friday, 1st November @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

KDS Promotions brings North West classic rock band THE JOKERS to the Boulevard for an awesome live show as part of a European tour. Special guests are the brilliant ATLAS UK! Plus SOLDATO. This really is a top top line up for all you classic rock fans Entry only £5 on the door.

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Fireworks Spectacular

Sunday, 3rd November @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
St Peters Pavilion, Hurst St
Hindley, Wigan, WN2 3DN United Kingdom

The amazing pyro-technicians have a display to light up the skyline of Hindley, this promises to be an amazing display. Gates open at 4.30pm fireworks at 6.30pm the bigger and better funfair will be open 4.30pm – 8.30pm, live entertainment and grab something tasty from the food and drink stalls. Remember to bring cash as there are no card facilities onsite. There is NO entry after 6.30pm. Tickets for the event are expected to sell out in advance, so get yours…

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Folk Sunday Hosted By Bad Grandad

Sunday, 24th November @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Last Sunday of the Month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Folk Sunday returns! Every last Sunday of the month, Bad Grandad hosts some of the best folk acts that the region has to offer, come and get cosy in our beautiful Bailiff Bar and enjoy performances from his special guests and of course, Bad Grandad himself. See you there! 18 and over only The Bailiff Bar opens at 12:00pm | Entrance 1: King Street West | Free Entry

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December 2019

Folk Sunday Hosted By Bad Grandad

Sunday, 29th December @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Last Sunday of the Month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Folk Sunday returns! Every last Sunday of the month, Bad Grandad hosts some of the best folk acts that the region has to offer, come and get cosy in our beautiful Bailiff Bar and enjoy performances from his special guests and of course, Bad Grandad himself. See you there! 18 and over only The Bailiff Bar opens at 12:00pm | Entrance 1: King Street West | Free Entry

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