Events

Festive Food & Swing Night With The Gelatos, Grazing Platters & Fizz

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Join us in the Beautiful Victorian Courtroom for a night of festive food, drink and music. Indulge yourself with a Christmas grazing platter and the best live music around. Fabulous entertainment on the night is courtesy of The Gelatos whose dazzling swing show is wowing audiences across The UK. Each ticket holder will receive a drink on arrival (Glass of Prosecco, Bottle of Peroni or bottle of J2O) and a Christmas grazing platter consisting of: • Turkey & Cranberry Sandwiches […]

£24
Recurring Event Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty

Wigan Little Theatre 44 Crompton St, Wigan

A traditional pantomime by Bill Collins. It’s a welcome return for Humpty Dumpty to WLT! As always we’ll be creating a new take on an old nursery rhyme that follows tradition but also brings it right up to date. Filled with crazy characters, singing and dancing and the comedy sketches you love. Of course, audience participation is the key so we hope to see you there. A classic WLT panto confection with all the finest ingredients.  

£10 – £12
Recurring Event Animal Farm

Animal Farm

The Mill at The Pier Trencherfield Mill, Wallgate, Wigan

Animal Farm adapted by Kate Coogan and the Cast based on the novel by George Orwell   The Mill at the Pier, Trencherfield Mill, Wallgate, Wigan WN3 4BF When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master, Mr Jones, and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless elite among them, masterminded by the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, starts to take control. Soon the […]

£7

Mark Peters

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

The Old Courts are proud to announce a special show as 2022 draws to a close. Mark Peters is an esteemed musician, composer and producer held in especially high regard for his acclaimed solo work and his earlier releases with the timeless ‘Engineers’ Marks second visits us with the solo album Red Sunset Dreams, the follow-up to his hugely acclaimed debut Innerland, which was one of Rough Trade’s albums of the year when it came out in 2018, it features […]

£10
Recurring Event Frost Festival

Christmas Markets – Wigan

Wigan Town Centre Wigan

Wigan and Leigh town centres will be sprinkled with Christmas magic with festive street entertainment to entertain the family while you shop for your Christmas gifts for loved ones from a selection of local makers and lots of great food and drink to choose from. Wigan Standishgate – every weekend from 26th November to 18th December  

Free
Recurring Event Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s Grotto

Haigh Woodland Park School Lane, Wigan

HO! HO! HO! SANTA’S GROTTO. SANTA SITTINGS GOING FAST. Haigh Woodland Park’s Grotto - established in 2014, is a much loved festive feature. Situated upstairs in the Kitchen Courtyard, the Grotto and Santa will warmly welcome children. Santa never rushes a visit. He’ll take time to chat with all visiting Children. And, they’ll hear all about his Magic Key! The children can then post their Christmas Lists in our North Pole Postbox. And all children receive a small souvenir gift. […]

£7
Recurring Event Santa’s Grotto Grand Arcade

Santa’s Grotto Grand Arcade

The Grand Arcade 23 Crompton St, Wigan

Santa is coming to the Grand Arcade this festive season with his new sparkly grotto and cheeky elves, it’s full of Christmas magic and sparkle - we know you are going to love it. We hope all the boys and girls have been super good this year, Santa can’t wait to hear what is on their Christmas lists. We’ve gone all out to ensure your visit to see Santa is safe and a truly memorable family experience.   Tickets are £5* […]

£5

Ashton Christmas light switch-on

Ashton Town Centre Wigan Road , Ashton-in-Makerfield

Ashton's BIG Christmas Markets and a spectacular firework display! SUNDAY 4TH DECEMBER 1-6PM ASHTON MARKET WN4 9AF FESTIVE FOOD AND DRINK LIVE ENTERTAINMENT MARKET STALLS FUNFAIR RIDES SANTA'S GROTTO FIREWORK FINALE AND MUCH MORE!

Free
Recurring Event Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty

Wigan Little Theatre 44 Crompton St, Wigan

A traditional pantomime by Bill Collins. It’s a welcome return for Humpty Dumpty to WLT! As always we’ll be creating a new take on an old nursery rhyme that follows tradition but also brings it right up to date. Filled with crazy characters, singing and dancing and the comedy sketches you love. Of course, audience participation is the key so we hope to see you there. A classic WLT panto confection with all the finest ingredients.  

£10 – £12
Recurring Event Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty

Wigan Little Theatre 44 Crompton St, Wigan

A traditional pantomime by Bill Collins. It’s a welcome return for Humpty Dumpty to WLT! As always we’ll be creating a new take on an old nursery rhyme that follows tradition but also brings it right up to date. Filled with crazy characters, singing and dancing and the comedy sketches you love. Of course, audience participation is the key so we hope to see you there. A classic WLT panto confection with all the finest ingredients.  

£10 – £12
Recurring Event Animal Farm

Animal Farm

The Mill at The Pier Trencherfield Mill, Wallgate, Wigan

Animal Farm adapted by Kate Coogan and the Cast based on the novel by George Orwell   The Mill at the Pier, Trencherfield Mill, Wallgate, Wigan WN3 4BF When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master, Mr Jones, and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless elite among them, masterminded by the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, starts to take control. Soon the […]

£7

Geometric Light by Zarah Hussain – Art Exhibition

The Turnpike Civic Square, Leigh

Digital and light-based artworks 2005-2022 “There is a very interesting relationship between generative, computer-programmed art and Islamic art, starting with the simple fact that in both, patterns and numbers underlie everything.” - Zarah Hussain The Turnpike Gallery is delighted to present a stunning exhibition by award-winning artist Zarah Hussain. Originally from the north-west UK and now based in London, Zarah has previously shown her paintings at the Turnpike Gallery alongside the sculptural work of Halima Cassell in Araam in 2010. […]

Free

Light for a Life switch on ceremony

Wigan & Leigh Hospice Kildare Street, Hindley, Wigan

Dedicate a light on our Christmas Tree to mark the lives of those you love or have loved. Anyone can dedicate a light on our tree to remember the life of someone special or to mark a joyful event, such as a wedding or birth. You may wish to make a dedication in hope or to say thanks for someone you love. Your dedication can be made to anyone, whether or not either of you have a connection to the […]

Recurring Event Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty

Wigan Little Theatre 44 Crompton St, Wigan

A traditional pantomime by Bill Collins. It’s a welcome return for Humpty Dumpty to WLT! As always we’ll be creating a new take on an old nursery rhyme that follows tradition but also brings it right up to date. Filled with crazy characters, singing and dancing and the comedy sketches you love. Of course, audience participation is the key so we hope to see you there. A classic WLT panto confection with all the finest ingredients.  

£10 – £12
Recurring Event Animal Farm

Animal Farm

The Mill at The Pier Trencherfield Mill, Wallgate, Wigan

Animal Farm adapted by Kate Coogan and the Cast based on the novel by George Orwell   The Mill at the Pier, Trencherfield Mill, Wallgate, Wigan WN3 4BF When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master, Mr Jones, and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless elite among them, masterminded by the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, starts to take control. Soon the […]

£7

Christmas Silent Film Night, But With Noise And Also Paul From Static Records

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

‘Silent’ film is back- sort of! The one and only Paul from Static Records hosts an evening of live music accompanying classic, short, silentfilms along with some weird and wonderful videos from the world wide web. Come along if you enjoy nostalgic silent film, live music and quirky stuff. Bar open, tinsel, potentially. Doors: 19:30 Start: 20:00End: 22:30 Tickets from £6 in advance and £8 on the door.    

£6
Recurring Event Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty

Wigan Little Theatre 44 Crompton St, Wigan

A traditional pantomime by Bill Collins. It’s a welcome return for Humpty Dumpty to WLT! As always we’ll be creating a new take on an old nursery rhyme that follows tradition but also brings it right up to date. Filled with crazy characters, singing and dancing and the comedy sketches you love. Of course, audience participation is the key so we hope to see you there. A classic WLT panto confection with all the finest ingredients.  

£10 – £12
Recurring Event Animal Farm

Animal Farm

The Mill at The Pier Trencherfield Mill, Wallgate, Wigan

Animal Farm adapted by Kate Coogan and the Cast based on the novel by George Orwell   The Mill at the Pier, Trencherfield Mill, Wallgate, Wigan WN3 4BF When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master, Mr Jones, and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless elite among them, masterminded by the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, starts to take control. Soon the […]

£7

Geometric Light by Zarah Hussain – Art Exhibition

The Turnpike Civic Square, Leigh

Digital and light-based artworks 2005-2022 “There is a very interesting relationship between generative, computer-programmed art and Islamic art, starting with the simple fact that in both, patterns and numbers underlie everything.” - Zarah Hussain The Turnpike Gallery is delighted to present a stunning exhibition by award-winning artist Zarah Hussain. Originally from the north-west UK and now based in London, Zarah has previously shown her paintings at the Turnpike Gallery alongside the sculptural work of Halima Cassell in Araam in 2010. […]

Free