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October 2019

Artisan Food and Drink Market

Saturday, 26th October @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wigan Market, Wigan, WN1 1PX

The last Saturday of every month Wigan Market will host a pop-up Artisan Food and Drink Market. Why not head down to Wigan Market and try out yummy street food, homemade treats and taste something a little different!

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Nick Sharratt

Saturday, 26th October @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

Acclaimed children’s author and illustrator, Nick Sharratt, will be joining us at Wigan Library on Saturday 26th October from 10am to 11am. Numbers are limited and strictly by invitation only. We will be putting invitations inside 30 of Nick’s You Choose books and we will be hiding these books in parks across the borough to give 30 lucky families the chance to find an invitation to meet Nick, listen to him read and take part in creating art work, all…

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Robin Park Leisure Centre and Arena Community Open Day!

Saturday, 26th October @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Robin Park Arena, Loire Drive
Wigan, WN5 0UH United Kingdom

Inspiring healthy lifestyles and Wigan Warriors have teamed up to bring you a fun filled day of FREE fitness activity as we celebrate our shiny newly refurbished leisure centre and arena! On the day we will be offering a whole host of free activities for all ages to enjoy! To pre-book onto sessions please call Robin Park Leisure Centre on 01942 82855 email or see the specific details for some activities. We have a Bike Ride lead and nature walk…

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Nick Sharratt’s Right Royal Drawalong

Saturday, 26th October @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Join acclaimed children’s writer and illustrator Nick Sharrattand draw along with him! He’ll be showing you how to sketch favourite characters like Tracy Beaker and Timothy Pope, sharing ways of creating fantastic creatures like dragons and unicorns, and giving loads of top tips. And to celebrate his latest book ‘Nice Work for the Cat and the King’ everything will have a special ‘royal’ twist! Nick has illustrated close to 260 books. He’s worked with authors including Julia Donaldson, Michael Rosen…

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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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The Cemetery Club

Saturday, 26th October @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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16th - 26th Oct
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

This is a story of three New York women who have known each other for years, Now that they’ve all reached widowhood, they make a monthly trip to the cemetery to visit their husbands’ graves. Their friendship becomes strained when one of them starts dating. Poignant, sweet and very funny This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD a Condord Theatrical Company VENUE Wigan Little Theatre PERFORMANCE DATES: Wednesday 16 October 2019 – Saturday 26 October…

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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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HALLOWEEN at Tread UK

Sunday, 27th October @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tread UK Woodland Hideout, Park Brook Farm, Bryn Gates Lane
Wigan, WN2 5JY United Kingdom

HALLOWEEN EVENT Sunday 27th October 10:00am – 11:30am OR 1:00pm – 2:30pm Are you brave enough to enter the woods this Halloween and take part in all our spooky activities? If you are, then why not join us for one of our favourite family events of the year! Turn your hand at pumpkin carving, make some spooky decorations to take home with you and hunt for our scary characters hidden in the woods. Price is £5.00 PER PERSON. Age 1…

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Apple Day in the Walled Kitchen garden

Sunday, 27th October @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Join us in the Walled Kitchen Garden to help us crush our harvest of apples and taste the delicious juice. Fun activities such as Apple Bobbing, Ballooon Bike, Craft activities and more. Find Sally Scarecrow’s lost ribbons and enjoy the Kitchen Garden. Take home some of our apples, pears and other produce. (Donations requested for activities and produce.) All donations go toward developing and maintaining the Walled Kitchen garden by the volunteers. Ask about volunteering.

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Greenslate Holloween Fair

Sunday, 27th October @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Greenslate Community Farm, Greenslate Lodge, Greenslate Road
Billinge, Wigan, WN5 7BG United Kingdom

Dress up in your Halloween finery for the Greenslate Halloween Fair. A whole host of Halloween things to do. Pumpkin Carving – Live Music – Bar – Hot Chocolate Stall – Lucky Dip – Bouncy Castle. Come along and have a great day.

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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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Life Drawing

Wednesday, 30th October @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Life Drawing for all abilities! This is a course of workshops, run by experienced artists over 2019. Artists can come to all sessions, building skills and confidence in a sketchbook or portfolio of work, or drop in to individual sessions as a way to create and practice a necessary drawing skill. 7.30pm-8.30pm: Life Drawing Wrapped – our model will be clothed for the uninitiated, the nervous and those wishing to experiment with drawing folds and fabric. 8.45pm-9.45pm: Life Drawing Unwrapped…

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Dead and Buried: Victorian Death Talk by Charlie Guy MA

Thursday, 31st October @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

Date: Thursday 31st October Time: 1.30pm – 2.30pm Price: £3 – including tea/coffee Join us on Halloween to dispel the dark myths of the Victorian dead and shine a light on some of the forgotten, outdated and downright creepy funerary practices, traditions and superstitions of the age. From booby-trapped coffins and body-snatchers to photography and funeral souvenirs, come and explore the fascinating world of the Victorian dead brought back to life. Come along to this popular illustrated talk by Charlie…

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Spooky Hallowe’en Paddle – Trick or Treat?

Thursday, 31st October @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Scotman’s Flash, Worsley Mesnes Drive
Wigan, WN3 5TE United Kingdom

Join us for a spooky night paddling around Scotman’s Flash finding treats as you paddle but watch out for the tricks and ghostly figures that linger at night. Then gather around the campfire for hot witches potion and ghostly s’mores and ghost stories. We will be paddling rafted canoes and bellboats. It is a dry session (unless it rains!), so bring lots of warm clothes, water proofs, hat and wellies. We will be paddling at dusk, so it may well…

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November 2019

SCC Firework Display

Friday, 1st November @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Standish Cricket Club, Green Lane, Standish
Wigan, WN6 0TX United Kingdom

Standish Community Firework Display at Standish Cricket Club, Green Lane Standish, WN60TX. Friday 1st November 2019 Gates open 6:30pm, display at 7:45pm Bars open with hot & Cold food and refreshments available. Kiddies rides, Hook a Duck plus much more… Parking is strictly limited, please leave your cars at home. Standish Cricket Club, Green Lane, Standish, WN60TX www.standishcc.co.uk Residents of Green Lane, please be aware there may be some temporary disruption, we do hope you understand and will support your…

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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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Wigan Market Craft Fair

Saturday, 2nd November @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wigan Market, Wigan, WN1 1PX

Wigan Markets will be holding a pop-up craft fair, come and see our handmade arts, crafts and bespoke gifts. On the first Saturday of the Month-  5th October, 2nd November and 7th December

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