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June 2019

Haigh Foodie Friday

Friday, 28th June @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Last Friday of the Month
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Your favourite foodie festival is back at Haigh Woodland Park every month from March onwards on the last Friday. Fantastic food from a variety of street food traders – some you know, some brand new – but all amazing!   6pm – 10pm. Free entry & parking. Refreshments, Street Food, DJ and Live Music! Child & dog friendly.    

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Stonewall Riots Remembrance Vigil

Friday, 28th June @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Believe Square, The Wiend
Wigan, WN1 1PF United Kingdom

June 2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of the STONEWALL RIOTS in New York which were a turning point across the globe for LGBTQ+ rights and equality. Join us on Believe Square in remembrance of this revolutionary protest.

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Fatbird’s Wigan Pride 2019 Fundraiser

Friday, 28th June @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Fatbird, 21 Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

Following our vigil celebrating 50 years of progress since the Stonewall Riots, Fatbird of Wigan is carrying on late into the night, hosting a fabulous night of live entertainment and live music to fund raise and support #WIGANPRIDE19

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Monaco Comedy Night Featuring Archie Kelly, George Lewis & Cal Halbert

Friday, 28th June @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Monaco, Atherton Road, Hindley
Wigan, WN2 3EU United Kingdom

To launch our monthly Comedy Night we are delighted to present our fantastic line-up: Headline Act Archie Kelly “An endearing stage manner, I laughed so hard I got a stitch” – Chortle Described by Peter Kay as a very funny fella, Archie is best known for his portrayal of Kenny “Dalglish” Senior in Peter Kays Phoenix Nights. He has also appeared in a number of popular TV shows. TV appearances include Coronation Street (ITV), Peter Kays Phoenix Nights (CH4), Max…

£10
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Bad Pollyanna // SYD.31 // Apriori

Friday, 28th June @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

KDS Promotions & Eddie Eales Events bring the awesome Bad Pollyanna to The Boulevard Wigan for a not to be missed show. Support from Syd. 31 & Apriori. Entry only £4 on the door.

£4
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StillMarillion

Saturday, 29th June @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

StillMarillion pay homage to progressive rock legends Marillion. They were formed in 2008 and have been actively touring the UK and Europe since. Returning to The Old Courts for the third time they will be performing all of the classic Fugazi album and in a special departure for StillMarillion will also be covering a couple of tracks from the much heralded transition album Seasons End to celebrate the 30th anniversary of it’s release performed in amongst a full 2 hours…

£12
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Through Hell into Paradise – A Tribute to MEAT LOAF

Saturday, 29th June @ 9:30 pm - 12:30 am
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

‘Through Hell into Paradise’ Paul Lee – A Tribute to Meat Loaf Free Entry

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Folk Sunday Hosted By Bad Grandad

Sunday, 30th June @ 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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July 2019

Community Mondays – Calligraphy

Monday, 1st July @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Mondays
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

As well as serving delicious cakes and coffee – starting on Monday the 3rd of June, you can come and learn a fantastic new skill in The Coven restaurant…Calligraphy! Come along to learn this ancient and increasingly popular art form. Starting with the handling of the pen via a series of mark making steps then moving onto lettering structures. Using your newly learned Calligraphic skills you will be shown how to scribe these words upon handmade books, boxes, scrolls and…

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Craft Your Town: Arts, Crafts and Technology Project

Wednesday, 3rd July @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly until 10th July
Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend
Wigan, WN1 1NH United Kingdom

We’re inviting people aged 55+ to take part in an exciting borough-wide arts, crafts and technology project. Over a number of sessions, you’ll make a handmade, interactive artwork that celebrates your town, which will go on display in your local community. Enjoy relaxing arts and crafts activities…whilst developing your digital skills too! We’ll be bringing traditional crafts together with technology to make an artwork for people in your local community to enjoy. Whether you’re an experienced maker or not –…

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BaiLaugh with Casino Improv & Christchurch to Timaru

Thursday, 4th July @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Wigan’s best (and only) Improv night is back! Casino Improv and their friends are back in Holding Cell for an evening of improvised comedy and theatre. Join us for an evening of musical improv that has never happened before, and will never happen again… July’s special guests are the brand new Twoprov Christchurch to Timaru. Two women, exploring wonderful weird stories and characters in a world of the audience’s making. Roadtrip improv at its finest. 18 and over only Thursday…

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Wine, Cheese And Live Jazz

Friday, 5th July @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Back by popular demand and better than ever before, The Old Courts are delighted to invite you to an evening of Wine, Cheese and Jazz. Your ticket entitles you to 5 glasses (175ml) of a variety of wines, a delicious platter of mixed cheeses and nibbles specially selected to treat your senses. On hand for the evening to complete the ambience we welcome back the Dean Masser Jazz Duo bringing you sultry, classic and funky jazz. Grab your ticket, save…

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Celtic Punk: Psycho-Ceilidh Featuring Neck

Friday, 5th July @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Make no mistake – amongst the leaders and followers of Irish folk influenced Punk bands all over the world, NECK are simply, and most certainly the real deal! With 6 appearances at Glastonbury,10 at Rebellion Festival and endless more worldwide, the band described as “if The Clash were born on the Emerald Isle!” will leave you utterly drained from a no-holds-barred, rowdy and exhilarating live show. The band juxtaposes perfectly the swirling, spiritual abandon of Traditional Irish music with the…

£8
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Fest for All

Saturday, 6th July @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thompson House Equestrian Centre, Pepper Lane
Standish, Wigan, WN6 0PP United Kingdom

This summer, don’t blame it on the sunshine, start the disco inferno and go back to your roots at the Live Life Music Festival! This year, it’s a retro carnival! Boogie on down with live music on two stages, comedy tent, cabaret, theatre, festival crafts, trashion show, stalls physical theatre, games, festival hair & make-up, circus, vintage vehicles, children’s shows, exhibitions, stalls and more at THE completely inclusive music festival for the north-west! From great names from the world of…

£5
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Charity Vinyl Record Fair

Saturday, 6th July @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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First Saturday of the Month
Crooke Hall Inn, Crooke Road
Standish Lower Ground, Wigan, WN6 8LR United Kingdom

Charity Vinyl Record Fair on the 1st Saturday of the month, June to Dec. 12-4pm. Food & drinks available, large car park. Public admission £1 which goes to Dogs for Good – https://www.dogsforgood.org Dealers £8 per 5ft table or £40 for all 8 fairs.   Access 11.30am. For more info please call 01942 236088 or 07443 562020

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Haigh Day – Free Family Fun Day

Saturday, 6th July @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

FREE Family Fun Day. Make Haigh while the sun shines! Following the great success of last years event, we are pleased to announce another Haigh Day. A packed family friendly event in one of the regions best loved woodland parks. FREE Entertainment. Featuring live music, outdoor theatres, circus skills, children’s character shows and much more. Plus all of the parks popular static attractions. £3 All day parking. Live Singer – Event Space Joe Astley – 12.00 – 17.00 Theatre –…

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Exhibition Activity Day with Helen Mather

Saturday, 6th July @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wigan STEAM, Hope Street, The Galleries
Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

Drop-in Activity We are celebrating the last day of Martha (Alzheimers Machine III) by Matthew Pickering with a day of drop-in activities delivered by Helen Mather. In this drop-in workshop we will be making symbols inspired by the exhibition, “Martha (Alzheimers Machine III)”By distorting letters we will create new symbols with hidden meaning. We will be using mixed media and textiles to create our symbols on fabric flags. Open to all ages, this workshop will be a chance to embrace…

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Mamma Mania – Abba Tribute

Saturday, 6th July @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
DW Stadium, Loire Dr, Robin Park
Wigan, WN5 0UH United Kingdom

Mamma Mania are one of the best Abba tributes around. With their stunning vocals and truly amazing stage presence, they really do steal the show. Includes: 4 course meal Live entertainment Disco with resident DJ Bar service  

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The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Saturday, 6th July @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Edge, Wigan Riveredge
Wigan, WN3 5AB United Kingdom

Direct from its success at London’s Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is coming to The Edge! Using huge projection photos, original film footage and a full live band performing all the hits including ‘Mrs Robinson’, ‘Cecilia’, ‘Homeward Bound’ and many more.  

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Transmission: The Sound of Joy Division

Saturday, 6th July @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Transmission with support from SpringBar and Bad-Water. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Unknown Pleasures Playing the iconic album its entirety Devoted to recreating the atmosphere of a live Joy Division gig, Transmission emulate the sound of one of the most inventive, evocative and influential groups of their era. More than 20 years on you can still relive the dark cavernous sound of Joy Division through Transmission one of the leading UK tribute bands. Transmission: The Sound of Joy Division on…

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