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October 2019

Lantern Making

Saturday, 12th October @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

The fun continues here at The Galleries, Saturday 12th October brings lantern making at Wigan Steam on Hope Street. Bring the kids along to make their very one lantern to take home with them.

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A L Silcock – Fun Fair

Saturday, 12th October @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hindley Marketplace, Cross Street
Wigan, WN2 3AT United Kingdom

Have you noticed us on the Market Square in Hindley? ❗HINDLEY FAIR❗ We’re open from 5.30pm the 3rd October until Saturday the 12th October Weekdays from 5.30pm – 9pm Saturday 1pm – 9pm Sunday 1pm – 7pm Closed Tuesday and Wednesday ❗ALL RIDES £1.50 ❗

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THE COURTBETWEENERS

Saturday, 12th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

We welcome back Courtbetweeners to the Grand Vault with support from local indie four-piece on the rise Cold Waters, and fantastic local acoustic sister-duo Lily & Alannah. After seeing the Courteeners smash T in the Park, Reading and the 2016 support slot to the Stone Roses the lads couldn’t believe that there wasn’t a tribute to this amazing band, they decided to do something about it. Featuring songs from St Jude, Falcon and Anna enjoy the massive anthems of Courteeners…

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Northern Live – Do I Love You

Saturday, 12th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Edge, Wigan Riveredge
Wigan, WN3 5AB United Kingdom

A brand new Northern Soul show coming to The Edge in Wigan. Keeping faith to the foot stomping sounds that started on dance floors in the North and eventually swept the Nation. This 11-piece band will have you on your feet with 4 lead vocalists performing 30 songs!! You can expect to hear: DO I LOVE YOU YOU DIDN’T SAY A WORD OUT ON THE FLOOR SEVEN DAYS TOO LONG THE NIGHT COME ON TRAIN LANDSLIDE LONG AFTER TONIGHT IS…

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Neptune Valley The Fletchettes John Collier

Saturday, 12th October @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Tudor, New Market Street
Wigan, Greater Manchester WN1 1SE United Kingdom

A night of quality local talent at The Tudor in Wigan. 8.30pm start. FREE entry.

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Through Hell into Paradise – A Tribute to MEAT LOAF

Saturday, 12th October @ 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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Emma Holcroft and Her Quintet

Sunday, 13th October @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Whelley Ex-Servicemen’s Club, 180 Vauxhall Road
Wigan, WN1 3LU United Kingdom

The Music Continuum presents Emma singing famous songs from the 40s and 50s that everyone knows, backed by a superb group of musicians. Tickets available from Peter call 07848 818276

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‘At Home’ Haigh Hall History Tour

Tuesday, 15th October @ 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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An Evening With Shaun Ryder

Wednesday, 16th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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167th & 17th
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Shaun Ryder is nothing short of a living legend. As the frontman of The Happy Mondays and Black Grape, Shaun is a fundamental cog in the Madchester phenomenon that spread across the globe. Creating mind-blowing anthems with an abundance of energy, his music has managed to transcend guitar and house music. Join Shaun in The Old Courts Theatre for a fascinating interview about his years in The Happy Mondays & Black Grape. You will also hear his take on the…

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Life Drawing

Wednesday, 16th 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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The Cemetery Club

Wednesday, 16th 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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Introduction to iDea award at Wigan STEAM

Thursday, 17th October @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wigan STEAM, Hope Street, The Galleries
Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

Join The Digital Imagination Workshop and get an introduction to iDea award – a digital skills award perfect for anybody looking to improve their digital knowledge. Whether you’re a computer whizz or a complete novice, the iDea award teaches vital digital skills to help you to be safe, secure, and confident when using the internet. Come along, learn more about it, and get started on your first badge with our help. FREE This event is a drop-in session. Pop-in anytime…

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The Something New Show

Thursday, 17th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The Something New Show Octobers onwards. The Holding Cell will once again house to Wigan’s loveliest night of poetry, comedy and improv. All hosted by Casino Improv and, as always, free entry. We’re joined by Rave Poet Donald Jenkins and Andy Quirk and his Lead Backup Dancer, Anna J. Spectate or join the open mic section! #ravepoet – Donald Jenkins is a spoken word artist based in Newcastle upon Tyne. He won the Great Gateshead Slam 2018, has performed at…

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An Evening With Shaun Ryder

Thursday, 17th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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167th & 17th
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Shaun Ryder is nothing short of a living legend. As the frontman of The Happy Mondays and Black Grape, Shaun is a fundamental cog in the Madchester phenomenon that spread across the globe. Creating mind-blowing anthems with an abundance of energy, his music has managed to transcend guitar and house music. Join Shaun in The Old Courts Theatre for a fascinating interview about his years in The Happy Mondays & Black Grape. You will also hear his take on the…

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The Third Annual Wigan Noir

Thursday, 17th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The Third Annual Wigan Noir is back in The Old Courts Courtroom. Featuring five Northern authors, each with an interesting past career. Paul Finch, Caroline England, R C Bridgestock, Dale Brendan Hyde, Nick Oldham. Interviewed by Emma and Martin Truelove from Bradford Radio Royal with a general overall theme: ‘How my life experiences have motivated what and why I write.’ Music by the Wigan duo ‘The Huers’. Kindly sponsored by Create Print, Wigan. & Uncle Joe’s Mint Balls Over 14…

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The Cemetery Club

Thursday, 17th 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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RƎ:PLAY – Super Mario Kart Competition

Friday, 18th October @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Tudor, New Market Street
Wigan, Greater Manchester WN1 1SE United Kingdom

SNES Mario Kart, undoubtably one of the most iconic racing games of the 90’s will be coming to the Tudor on Friday the 18th of October. As always, this a free competition with prizes and respect up for grabs! Everyone is welcome to enter. Spread the word, challenge your mates and let’s find out who can reach the podium!! Racing starts from 7:30pm.

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Casino Improv Presents: ACAPROV

Friday, 18th October @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Wigan’s own Casino Improv present Acaprov (The Improvised A Capella Musical), direct from London. Acaprov = Hamilton meets Pitch Perfect spontaneously Improvised! Imagine a new kind of musical: beatboxers, rappers, actors, singers and body percussionists coming together a capella to improvise a fresh new musical improv show that you’ll never forget. Acaprov are supported by Wigan’s only Improvised Theatre Company Casino Improv. Over 12 with an adult Stage Time: 8:00pm Friday 18th of October 2019 | The Theatre: Entrance 4…

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The Cemetery Club

Friday, 18th 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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Lilith and the Knight + Fear Me December + Dacara

Friday, 18th October @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

KDS Promotions brings awesome female fronted rock band Lilith and the Knight to Wigan as part of their UK tour. Support from Dacara & Fear Me December! What a top line up! Don’t miss this one. Lilith And The Knight https://www.facebook.com/lilithandtheknight/ Fear Me December https://www.facebook.com/fmdband/ Dacara https://www.facebook.com/DacaraUK/ Entry only £4 on the door.

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