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April 2019

‘At Home’ Haigh Hall History Tour

Thursday, 25th April @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Haigh Hall Hotel is a historic country house in Haigh, Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. Built between 1827 and 1840 by James Lindsay, 7th Earl of Balcarres, it replaced an ancient manor house and was the Lindsay family’s home until 1947, when it was sold to Wigan Corporation. Come and be ‘At Home’ with us at the stunning Grade II* listed Haigh Hall Hotel and learn about the fascinating history of one of Wigan’s finest architectural treasures. 10.30AM…

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The Entertainer

Thursday, 25th April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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Wigan’s Makers Market

Friday, 26th April @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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26th - 27th April
Wigan Market, Wigan, WN1 1PX

Lots of pop up stalls from local traders showcasing their talents. Lots of different stalls from bath bombs, to wax melts, personalised gifts, to home decor.

Free
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Haigh Foodie Friday

Friday, 26th April @ 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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The Entertainer

Friday, 26th April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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An Evening with Joe Calzaghe

Friday, 26th April @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Village on the Green, Aspull
Wigan, WN2 1PJ

HC Promotions ltd are delighted to bring to The Village on the green, Wigan a legend of the boxing world Joe Calzaghe. Spend the evening in the company of the Italian Dragon, the undefeated 49-0 former WBO, IBF, WBC and The ring Champion. Listen to Joe talk openly and very honestly about his life both in and out of the ring such as epic battles with the likes of Roy Jones Jnr, Bernard Hopkins, Mikkel Kessler, Jeff lacy and Chris…

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FNL: Neptune Valley and Special Guests

Friday, 26th April @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Friday Night Live returns to the Grand Vault, bringing you a fine selection of up and coming bands and singer-songwriters – both local and from out of town! Formed in 2017 in the infamous north west of England, Neptune Valley are an alternative rock band who combine a cocktail of musical influences to create heavy guitar riffs, funky percussive bass lines and soaring infectious pop choruses. This four piece consisting of Jordan Wilkinson (lead vocals and guitar), Maxwell Varey (lead…

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Jasper Carrott’s Stand Up & Rock

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

Stand Up & Rock sees the legendary Jasper Carrott back live on stage with a new stand up show and performing alongside his musical compatriots that have been rockin’ audiences all over the world. Joining Jasper Carrott is Bev Bevan, the legendary drummer and founding member of The Move and ELO who, as well as being Jasper’s mate has rock star credentials that most dream of… Bev’s band are one of the finest around and features Geoff Turton from the…

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Legends of Laughter

Friday, 26th April @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Monaco, Atherton Road, Hindley
Wigan, WN2 3EU United Kingdom

Legends of Laughter with Mick Miller & Billy Pearce Friday 26th April 2019 The Monaco, Atherton Road, Hindley, Wigan WN2 3EU TICKETS: General Admission £25 Unreserved Seating *Balcony Area (Top) – £39.50 Reserved Table Seat | Hot Buffet Selection | Pay Bar Facility | Table Service (*access to this area is via steps so is therefore not suitable for wheelchair users) MICK MILLER Comedy has evolved over the years and so has Mick Miller. He got his big break on…

£25
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SNAKES in the GRASS, Cavana, Low Street, Dumber, Dependencies

Friday, 26th April @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

Friday April 26th 2019 – Doors 20:30 – FREE ENTRY – 18+ SNAKES in the GRASS Plus support from Cavana (Indie Rock from Mcr) https://www.facebook.com/cavanaband/ Low Street (Folk/Punk-Rock Blues) **Reunion Show** https://www.facebook.com/lowstreetband/ Dumber (Pop Punk) https://www.facebook.com/dumber13/ Dependencies (Melodic Punk ft members of Roughneck Riot & Riggots) https://www.facebook.com/dependencies/ DJ Sinnott Spinnin’ tasty tunes https://www.facebook.com/nsinnott

Free
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Ghost Hunt

Friday, 26th April @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

With a team of experienced mediums, psychics and paranormal investigators you are guaranteed a quality ghost hunting experience. Sixth Sense Ghosthunters team has provided ghost hunting experiences to the general public for over 30 years. Guests are required to be over 18 years old and not under the influence of alcohol. Friday 26th of April 2019 | Meet at 9:00pm at Entrance 6 (The Court Room) Tickets: £30.00 in advance only Tickets available until 25/04/2019 9:00pm. Spaces are limited so…

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Wigan’s Makers Market

Saturday, 27th April @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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26th - 27th April
Wigan Market, Wigan, WN1 1PX

Lots of pop up stalls from local traders showcasing their talents. Lots of different stalls from bath bombs, to wax melts, personalised gifts, to home decor.

Free
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Book-Cycle Spring Fayre – Hosted by WVC

Saturday, 27th April @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Book-Cycle Beech Hll, The Old Library, Buckley Street West
Wigan, WN6 7PQ United Kingdom

Spring Fayre hosted by Wigan Vegan Community ✨ 🍃 Spring in is the air! Bring your little chicks along and treat them to some family fun ☀️ Sat 27th April 12pm – 4pm Home Bakes, Craft Makes, Local produce, Refreshments and Vegan Delights! Family Fun & Bouncy Castle To Book Stalls: 07821100723 / 07761978181 With Wigan Vegan Community Book-Cycle W1,16 7PQ

Free
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The Entertainer

Saturday, 27th April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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AKA Noel Gallagher

Saturday, 27th April @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

AKA Noel Gallagher, The UK’s leading Noel Gallagher/Oasis tribute act with support from Polar Tide and Ask Elliot. The only tribute name-checked by The Chief himself. Check AKA Noel Gallagher on Facebook Here Support for the evening comes from Ask Elliot (Ask Elliot on Facebook) and Polar Tide (Polar Tide on Facebook) Over 14 with an Adult Stage Times: Ask Elliot: 7:45pm – 8:15pm Polar Tide: 8:30pm – 9:00pm AKA Noel Gallagher: 9:15pm – 10:00pm | INTERVAL | 10:30pm 11:15pm…

£10
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Signs of Spring Search

Sunday, 28th April @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Worthington Lakes, Chorley Road
Wigan, WN1 2XN United Kingdom

With Winter behind us we will be looking for signs of the changing seasons as flowers and buds start to appear, birds are singing and frogs leaping. This gentle stroll round one of our finest local reserves will take in all the sights and sounds of the of the new season. 👪 Perfect for a family walk 🐾 No dogs allowed

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Grainne Ryan, P.J. Duffy, With Martin Longhawn Trio + Wigan Y.J.O.

Sunday, 28th April @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Whelley Ex-Servicemen’s Club, 180 Vauxhall Road
Wigan, WN1 3LU United Kingdom

Grainne Ryan (vocals) P.j. Duffy (alto Sax) With The Martin Longhawn Trio + Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra, With Guest Vocalist Grainne Ryan We have great pleasure in welcoming Irish vocalist Grainne back to Wigan. It is now some years since she appeared in Wigan, where she worked with an earlier generation of WYJO, who she also performed with in Ireland. Her style owes much to the classic jazz vocalists, although she also performs songs associated with artists such as Diana…

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Wigan Live Presents April at The Tap

Sunday, 28th April @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tap n Barrel, 16 Jaxon's Court
Wigan, WN1 1LR United Kingdom

WLP is back again this time for the April edition! We’re super excited to welcome the fantastic Thom Morecroft you really don’t want to miss this one. We will be welcoming the brilliant Pete McCaffery as he performs for the first time at the Tap. Michael Bishop & Martin Anthony Cunliffe will be performing as a duo for the first time, you won’t want to miss this one! Local favourites Quaintest Show On Earth will also be performing to wrap…

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The Entertainer

Sunday, 28th April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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The Entertainer

Monday, 29th April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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