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The Old Courts

Wigan’s Newest Arts and Enterprise Hub

Opened in Late 2014 the Old Courts (officially Arts at the Mill CIC) is an Arts and Enterprise Centre based in the former Wigan Magistrates Court and Inland Revenue Offices on Crawford Street.

We are a centre promoting the very best in Arts and Entertainment Wigan and surrounding areas has to offer, with 3 Live Venues, Arts Space, Recording Studios and much more.

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June 2018

Simply Dylan

Thursday, 21st June @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Simply Dylan is a standout act of pure class. – No frills, no gimmicks, no pretence SIMPLY DYLAN is John O’Connell’s personal exploration and celebration of the rich and diverse work of Bob Dylan. John, a rare talent who has had his name indelibly written into the tapestry of Liverpool’s music scene, has collaborated with other highly reputable musicians from the city to form his Dylan Band. It is their precise playing and high energy renditions of Dylan’s work from…

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FNL: The Vellys | The Protagonists

Friday, 22nd June @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Join us in the Grand Vault for The Vellys, The Protagonists, Thunder & The Giants and Brother! Wigan lads, The Vellys return to headline after a busy few months with out of town gigs, recording a yet to be named EP (which includes well received track ‘Wired’ – check their Facebook) and gaining local radio play. https://www.facebook.com/TheVellysMusic/ Energetic purveyors of Scouse poetry The Protagonists have recently relaunched with a new line up, which has seen them add keys to the…

£3
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The Jam DRC

Saturday, 23rd June @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The Jam DRC are back! Last year they blew the roof off the place and the night was a total winner. They bring the full repertoire – Going Underground, That’s Entertainment, Funeral Pyre, Eton Rifles, When You’re Young – all the big numbers and some of the more obscure records chosen by the band who are avid Jam fans. You get energy, aggression, commitment, blood, sweat and tears, as standard. Support on the night comes from brilliant Liverpool 3 piece,…

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Record Fair

Sunday, 24th June @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Come on down to The Old Courts to meet Back Trax Music and guest stall holders. The purveyors of quality preloved records present RECORD FAIR on Sunday 24th June featuring established traders from the northwest selling records and memorabila covering lots of different styles of music. Sunday 24th June | The Court Room: Entrance 6 | Open from 8:30am – 5:30pm FREE ENTRY

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Folk Sunday Hosted By Bad Grandad

Sunday, 24th June @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Bad Grandad is back for another brilliant Sunday Folk session. Up this month we have another cracking lineup of regional artists including Copper Face Jack, Leslie Dawson Heath, Rare Ould Times, Pauline Blackburn, Ken Scally and of course the inimitable Bad Grandad himself. Entry includes hot pot and the bar is open throughout. A great atmosphere is guaranteed! No age restriction Sunday 24th June | The Court Room: Entrance 6 | Doors 3pm Tickets £4 in advance / £5 on…

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The Something New Show

Thursday, 28th June @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Ey Up June! The Something New Show is here! Be truly entertained as you enjoy an excerpt from Fat Roland “Fat Roland works in a record shop but the front door hasn’t chimed for years. Amid the cobwebbed racks and fading album sleeves, he faces his 45th birthday alone.He makes his own entertainment, literally shattering the Frisbee-vinyl world record, until he hits his unimpressed teenage doppelganger in the eye. Is this sudden hallucination a mirage, an omen, or simply –…

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July 2018

Tallula Vintage Does Wigan

Thursday, 5th July @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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1st Thursday of the Month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Join us in The Bailiff Bar for an evening of dressing up and getting festival ready with Tallula Vintage! Tallula Vintage is a small, family run business based at The Old Courts. They specialise in unique, one-off garments, accessories, retro style pieces and pre-owned and reworked customised fashion. Tallula pride themselves on being totally unique to any other vintage label and their electric collection of vintage clothing has been sourced and hand selected from all over the globe. There are…

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Wigan WOL Open Mic Poetry

Thursday, 12th July @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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2nd Thursday of the month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

At Write Out Loud Wigan Open Mic people crowd in to listen to bawling, drunken, old, young, new and subtle poets. Some funny, some melancholy, some political and some absurd. Come on down, all welcome! A night of poems, performance and drink A drink of night, performance and poems Of performance, poems and a drink Drink performance of poems, a night – though not necessarily in that order. Comments: ‘A rollicking good night’ ‘Wigan is the ideal place to begin,…

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August 2018

Tallula Vintage Does Wigan

Thursday, 2nd August @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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1st Thursday of the Month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Join us in The Bailiff Bar for an evening of dressing up and getting festival ready with Tallula Vintage! Tallula Vintage is a small, family run business based at The Old Courts. They specialise in unique, one-off garments, accessories, retro style pieces and pre-owned and reworked customised fashion. Tallula pride themselves on being totally unique to any other vintage label and their electric collection of vintage clothing has been sourced and hand selected from all over the globe. There are…

Free
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Wigan WOL Open Mic Poetry

Thursday, 9th August @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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2nd Thursday of the month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

At Write Out Loud Wigan Open Mic people crowd in to listen to bawling, drunken, old, young, new and subtle poets. Some funny, some melancholy, some political and some absurd. Come on down, all welcome! A night of poems, performance and drink A drink of night, performance and poems Of performance, poems and a drink Drink performance of poems, a night – though not necessarily in that order. Comments: ‘A rollicking good night’ ‘Wigan is the ideal place to begin,…

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September 2018

Tallula Vintage Does Wigan

Thursday, 6th September @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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1st Thursday of the Month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Join us in The Bailiff Bar for an evening of dressing up and getting festival ready with Tallula Vintage! Tallula Vintage is a small, family run business based at The Old Courts. They specialise in unique, one-off garments, accessories, retro style pieces and pre-owned and reworked customised fashion. Tallula pride themselves on being totally unique to any other vintage label and their electric collection of vintage clothing has been sourced and hand selected from all over the globe. There are…

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October 2018

Tallula Vintage Does Wigan

Thursday, 4th October @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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1st Thursday of the Month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Join us in The Bailiff Bar for an evening of dressing up and getting festival ready with Tallula Vintage! Tallula Vintage is a small, family run business based at The Old Courts. They specialise in unique, one-off garments, accessories, retro style pieces and pre-owned and reworked customised fashion. Tallula pride themselves on being totally unique to any other vintage label and their electric collection of vintage clothing has been sourced and hand selected from all over the globe. There are…

Free
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November 2018

Tallula Vintage Does Wigan

Thursday, 1st November @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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1st Thursday of the Month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Join us in The Bailiff Bar for an evening of dressing up and getting festival ready with Tallula Vintage! Tallula Vintage is a small, family run business based at The Old Courts. They specialise in unique, one-off garments, accessories, retro style pieces and pre-owned and reworked customised fashion. Tallula pride themselves on being totally unique to any other vintage label and their electric collection of vintage clothing has been sourced and hand selected from all over the globe. There are…

Free
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December 2018

Tallula Vintage Does Wigan

Thursday, 6th December @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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1st Thursday of the Month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Join us in The Bailiff Bar for an evening of dressing up and getting festival ready with Tallula Vintage! Tallula Vintage is a small, family run business based at The Old Courts. They specialise in unique, one-off garments, accessories, retro style pieces and pre-owned and reworked customised fashion. Tallula pride themselves on being totally unique to any other vintage label and their electric collection of vintage clothing has been sourced and hand selected from all over the globe. There are…

Free
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