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June 2019

Northern Live

Wednesday, 12th June @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Edge, Wigan Riveredge
Wigan, WN3 5AB United Kingdom

The World’s Greatest and most authentic touring Live Band Northern Soul Show, Keeping the Faith to the original sounds of the underground movement that started on the dance floors in the North and eventually swept the Nation including an 11-piece band with 4 lead vocalists performing over 30 original hits, expect to hear: Dobie Gray – “Out On The Floor”, R Dean Taylor – “There’s A Ghost In My House”, Frank Wilson – “Do I love You – Indeed I…

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Courts, Crimes and Constables – talk by Marianne Howell

Thursday, 13th June @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

Courts, Crimes and Constables Thursday 13th June , 12.30pm – 1.30pm Museum of Wigan Life, £3.00 including tea/coffee Join us for this well-illustrated talk by Marianne Howell on the history of crime and punishment through the ages. Starting with the Romans (what did the Romans ever do for us?) you will discover many intriguing and sometimes gruesome stories along the way. Local and national examples are included in this fascinating journey through crime and policing. photo of PC376 Joseph Green,…

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A Fantastic Woman (2018): Presented by Leigh Film Society

Thursday, 13th June @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

“Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend. ” (This is a Spanish language film with subtitles) Released 2nd March 2018, Drama Running time 1 hour 44 minutes, IMDB rating 7.2 Cast Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco Director Sebastián Lelio, Writer Sebastián Lelio & Gonzalo Maza Ages 15 with an Adult Film starts at 7.30pm Thursday 13th of June 2019 | The…

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April In Paris

Thursday, 13th June @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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5th - 15th June
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Al and Bet are a married couple, living a monochrome life in their small Yorkshire home, when Bet wins a ‘Romantic Break’ competition in a magazine. The prize, a holiday for two in Paris, is their first experience abroad and changes the way they see things. They wrestle with the mysteries of the cuisine, the language and the perils of the underground We welcome the return of John Godber’s entertaining view of Brits abroad. This amateur production is performed by…

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Open Mic Poetry – WIGAN

Thursday, 13th June @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Join us for Wigan’s longest running and most successful poetry open mic – in conjunction with Write Out Loud. We welcome established poets and newcomers alike to a friendly and supportive night of words. Whether you’re a political ranter, romantic, serious or comic poet, whether you rhyme or not– there’s a place for you at Wigan’s Write Out Loud open mic poetry night. 18 and over only Open mic begins at 8:00pm Thursday 13th of June 2019 | The Holding…

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Pizza & Pint night

Friday, 14th June @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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2nd Friday of the Month
Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

ARTISAN PIZZA & CRAFT BEERS Travelling Pizza Company are back with the award-winning TWO LEFT FEET TAP for 2019 with more exciting pizza and pint pairings. Join us for an evening of artisan pizza and craft beers. We serve our slow proved sourdough wood fired artisan pizza from our vintage horse trailer in the Kitchen Courtyard. Our menus are Neapolitan in style using the finest high quality italian ingredients mixed with locally sourced and seasonal specialities. Only £7.50 – (Offer on…

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April In Paris

Friday, 14th June @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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5th - 15th June
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Al and Bet are a married couple, living a monochrome life in their small Yorkshire home, when Bet wins a ‘Romantic Break’ competition in a magazine. The prize, a holiday for two in Paris, is their first experience abroad and changes the way they see things. They wrestle with the mysteries of the cuisine, the language and the perils of the underground We welcome the return of John Godber’s entertaining view of Brits abroad. This amateur production is performed by…

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The Gestures – Winners of Wigan’s Got Talent 2018 – Live

Friday, 14th June @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Monaco, Atherton Road, Hindley
Wigan, WN2 3EU United Kingdom

This young four piece Skiffle Band, came to prominence on the local music scene in 2018 after forming the band at ALRA they entered the local talent competition Wigan’s Got Talent and received a fantastic reception right from their first performance. Winning the over 18’s category they have since gone on to perform at many venues and festivals across the North west. The band expertly rework popular modern music and old classic country and blues with the quintessential Skiffle Sound…

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Street Fighter II – Tournament

Friday, 14th June @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Tudor, New Market Street
Wigan, Greater Manchester WN1 1SE United Kingdom

Undoubtedly the most iconic game of our generation! Street Fighter II is coming to The Tudor on Friday the 14th June 2019. Can you battle your way through the rounds and claim the 16bit crown? The winner will not only walk away with a mystery prize, but the eternal honor of being The Tudor Street Fighter II champion. This event is free to attend and is expected to be extremely popular, so get down early to secure your spot! Preamble,…

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FNL: Ravellas | The High Rip | Dalmas | Born Rogue | Alice Mae

Friday, 14th June @ 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! Fantastic Wigan based band Ravellas headline with support from brilliant Liverpool band on the rise – The High Rip, raw, energetic 3-piece Dalmas, Manchester based rock n’rollers Born Rogue, and ethereal local singer-songwriter Alice Mae. Over 14 with an Adult Approximate Stage Times: Alice Mae: 8:00pm – 8:30pm Born Rogue: 8:45pm –…

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Father’s Day Fun

Saturday, 15th June @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Spinning Gate, Ellesmere Street
Leigh, WN7 4PG United Kingdom

Father’s Day Fun Saturday 15 June, 11am – 3pm FREE children’s Craft workshops Make a special medal for your special dad (Children must be accompanied by an adult)

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Food Fest on The Square

Saturday, 15th June @ 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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Sunshine Writers at The Fire Within

Saturday, 15th June @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

This Saturday, 1pm-2pm, writers from Sunshine House will share their poems, stories & scenes on the emoji stage at #TheFireWithin HQ. The writers have been mentored by Louise Fazackerley, who shared her fantastic and creative writings on launch day. The event is free to enter for all the family.

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Punk Alldayer In Wigan

Saturday, 15th June @ 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

A Beck’s and Buster Promotions, presents our Wigan Punk Alldayer Drongo’s For Europe Vomit Mangled One Man Stand Unholy Alliance Complete Dysfunction The Sentence Doors open at 15.30 and it’s £10 on the door Finishes at 22.00 pm so folks can get transport home

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April In Paris

Saturday, 15th June @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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5th - 15th June
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Al and Bet are a married couple, living a monochrome life in their small Yorkshire home, when Bet wins a ‘Romantic Break’ competition in a magazine. The prize, a holiday for two in Paris, is their first experience abroad and changes the way they see things. They wrestle with the mysteries of the cuisine, the language and the perils of the underground We welcome the return of John Godber’s entertaining view of Brits abroad. This amateur production is performed by…

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Through the Decades

Saturday, 15th June @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
DW Stadium, Loire Dr, Robin Park
Wigan, WN5 0UH United Kingdom

Whatever your musical era we’ve got it covered with our Through the Decades party night. Enjoy a delicious 4 course meal and then dance the night away to the sounds of our resident DJ.  

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Jagged Little Pill – A Tribute to Alanis Morissette’s Iconic Album

Saturday, 15th June @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

We’re pleased to welcome Jagged Little Pill with support from Dan Haynes, and local singer-songwriter Alex Strickland. Following the shows hugely successful sellout nationwide 2017 tour, ‘Jagged Little Pill’ is back on the road paying tribute to Alanis Morissette and her iconic album. Hear hits like Head Over Feet, You Oughta Know, You Learn and the 90s anthem Ironic. Upon it’s release in 1995, the album Jagged Little Pill swept across the world selling 33 million copies, going 10x platinum…

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Haigh Woodland Park Artisan Market

Sunday, 16th June @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Over 80 awesome artisans with art, food, craft, design, drinks, sensational streetfood…outstanding live music and a great community atmosphere. Hope you can join us? Slap bang in the heart of Haigh Woodland Park, a magnificent spectacle, an opportunity to browse stalls, taste the culinary treats, talk to artists, vintage dealers and designer-makers. The artisan traders will have been busy, baking, brewing, preparing, making, capturing (pictures that is!), designing, distilling, sewing, stitching, stirring, cooking, sourcing, painting, growing and constructing. All the very…

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Father’s Day Bushcraft Event

Sunday, 16th June @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Amberswood Nature Reserve, Off Crompton St
Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 3UF United Kingdom

Go Wild For Father’s Day at Amberswood in Wigan . FREE event. Limited places. A wild afternoon awaits at Amberswood. Celebrate Fathers day in style. Bring your dad or grandad along and pick up some survival skills. There will be shelter building, plants ID, learning to light a fire without matches and then campfire cooking! A lovely way to spend a couple of hours outdoors exploring your local nature reserve. Bushcraft Certificates for participants who take part. Limited places. Minimum…

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Community Mondays – Calligraphy

Monday, 17th June @ 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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