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Mesnes Park

A jewel nestled on the edge of Wigan town centre, Mesnes Park has enjoyed a £6.1m restoration programme bringing it back to its former Victorian glory.

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Formal gardens, a bandstand and waterfall, sit side by side a pavilion building which houses Frederick’s ice cream parlour, the listed Entrance Lodge and children’s play area. Mesnes Park hosts events in the park and the bandstand throughout the year.

July 2019

Artist Picnic in the Park

Saturday, 20th July @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Mesnes Park, Mesnes Park Terrace
Wigan, WN1 1TU United Kingdom

Artist Picnic in the Park Join us in Mesnes Park (or the nearest pub/cafe if the weather is rubbish) for a friendly get together for Artists of all creative backgrounds. ***Please book a ticket so I know you are coming along*** Bring your own food and blanket or chair! Chat about your artistic practice, art work, discuss ideas and projects, get friendly advice, network with other artists, collaborate and feel encouraged and inspired through peer support. For more information, please…

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August 2019

The Global Big Latch On

Thursday, 1st August @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mesnes Park, Mesnes Park Terrace
Wigan, WN1 1TU United Kingdom

The Global Big Latch On takes place at registered locations around the world, where people gather together to breastfeed and offer peer support to each other. Their friends, family and community join this celebration to promote and support breastfeeding. At around 10.30am we count all the breastfeeding, chestfeeding and babies receiving expressed breastmilk that is happening at that time. If you are nursing twins or triplets or more, it counts as 2 or 3 etc. even if they are not…

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