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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 2017

Stillia/ Saytr Play / Pennylands/ James Knowles

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

FRIDAY 30TH JUNE // DOORS 7:30pm ENTRY £4 ADV // £5 ON THE DOOR BAILIFF BAR // THE OLD COURTS // WIGAN STILLIA + SAYTR PLAY with support from BROTHERS OF MINE, PENNYLANDS, and JAMES KNOWLES 18+ ONLY – DON’T FORGET YOUR ID. We’re excited to say that local lads done good STILLIA and Manchester based 4-piece SAYTR PLAY will be co-headlining The Bailiff Bar for an FNL Special. Stillia’s forthcoming album has been hailed by Radio 2’s Janice Long…

£5
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July 2017

Keep It Cash – The leading Johnny Cash tribute band

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

The most accurate sounding tribute show to Johnny CASH on the planet … That is what they say about Keep it Cash. The band is a labour of love and a product of many years of hard work and dedication. Expect a note perfect musical journey from the humble gospel beginnings of the Tennessee two, right through to the final and emotional American Recordings. Keep it Cash proudly centre their tribute show around the uncanny natural sound-alike quaility of Dave…

£10
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Tallula Vintage Does Wigan

Thursday, 6th 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…

Free
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FNL: KAHUNA (EP LAUNCH) with support from: SMALL TOWN + WOODLEY TAYLOR

Friday, 7th July @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

FRIDAY 7TH JULY // 8PM-LATE // £3 ENTRY Making their return as headliners, and launching their new EP – the feel good, heavy soul band KAHUNA, with support from the local rootsy pop of SMALL TOWN, special guest WOODLEY TAYLOR will be joining us – often described as somewhere between Mick Jagger and Neil Young and “A thing of beauty and musical pedigree” & “Extremely infectious” by BBC Radio. Opening for us with his brand new material – we welcome…

£3
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Wigan WOL Open Mic Poetry

Thursday, 13th 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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The Papercut: Poetry & Comedy

Saturday, 29th July @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Last Saturday of the month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Do like laughing? Hohoho. Do you love words and big ideas and stories about courgettes and heartbreak, for example? Then you’ll love ThePaperCut- Wigan’s only live literature and comedy night compered by the beautifully talented Chris Boyle. But what is it though? You can expect two special guests. Oh yes. SPECIAL GUESTS. The best comedy talent, spoken word super stars and story tellers the UK has to offer. Each offering you 15-20 minutes of their genius. You can expect local…

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August 2017

Tallula Vintage Does Wigan

Thursday, 3rd 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, 10th 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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The Papercut: Poetry & Comedy

Saturday, 26th August @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Last Saturday of the month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Do like laughing? Hohoho. Do you love words and big ideas and stories about courgettes and heartbreak, for example? Then you’ll love ThePaperCut- Wigan’s only live literature and comedy night compered by the beautifully talented Chris Boyle. But what is it though? You can expect two special guests. Oh yes. SPECIAL GUESTS. The best comedy talent, spoken word super stars and story tellers the UK has to offer. Each offering you 15-20 minutes of their genius. You can expect local…

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September 2017

Tallula Vintage Does Wigan

Thursday, 7th 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…

Free
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The Papercut: Poetry & Comedy

Saturday, 30th September @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Last Saturday of the month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Do like laughing? Hohoho. Do you love words and big ideas and stories about courgettes and heartbreak, for example? Then you’ll love ThePaperCut- Wigan’s only live literature and comedy night compered by the beautifully talented Chris Boyle. But what is it though? You can expect two special guests. Oh yes. SPECIAL GUESTS. The best comedy talent, spoken word super stars and story tellers the UK has to offer. Each offering you 15-20 minutes of their genius. You can expect local…

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October 2017

Tallula Vintage Does Wigan

Thursday, 5th 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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The Papercut: Poetry & Comedy

Saturday, 28th October @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Last Saturday of the month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Do like laughing? Hohoho. Do you love words and big ideas and stories about courgettes and heartbreak, for example? Then you’ll love ThePaperCut- Wigan’s only live literature and comedy night compered by the beautifully talented Chris Boyle. But what is it though? You can expect two special guests. Oh yes. SPECIAL GUESTS. The best comedy talent, spoken word super stars and story tellers the UK has to offer. Each offering you 15-20 minutes of their genius. You can expect local…

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November 2017

Tallula Vintage Does Wigan

Thursday, 2nd 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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The Papercut: Poetry & Comedy

Saturday, 25th November @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Last Saturday of the month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Do like laughing? Hohoho. Do you love words and big ideas and stories about courgettes and heartbreak, for example? Then you’ll love ThePaperCut- Wigan’s only live literature and comedy night compered by the beautifully talented Chris Boyle. But what is it though? You can expect two special guests. Oh yes. SPECIAL GUESTS. The best comedy talent, spoken word super stars and story tellers the UK has to offer. Each offering you 15-20 minutes of their genius. You can expect local…

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December 2017

Tallula Vintage Does Wigan

Thursday, 7th December @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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January 2018

Tallula Vintage Does Wigan

Thursday, 4th January ,2018 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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