Wigan Events Guide


An independent website, showing the latest in Wigan events, and much more.

Featuring the best of things to do – including music and gigs, nightlife, family activities, art & culture, food & drink, theatre and literature and more! We also have some great guides to bars, cafes, restaurants and things to do in Wigan Town Centre – showing you the best of independent Wigan – so, enjoy!

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Is your event missing from the events list? Look no further, we provide free full event listings for events based in Wigan (or very close by)!

So don’t hesitate to submit your event. Please provide full details and we will add it online as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity to promote your event to a large and local audience, free of charge.

And if you want extra prominence then we also have a featured event service to get maximum visibility on the website and our social media channels, available at a small cost.

If your business or organisation has a new offer or an announcement to make, we can add that to the site too (but not as an event). Please fill out this form

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Pottery Night

With the help of our ceramicist Emily, you will be supported through the whole design process. From preparing the raw clay to sculpting your creation and glazing to finally firing your work, Pottery Night is perfect for beginners or the more seasoned potter who would like a space to get creative. All equipment from tools to glazes and a shared kiln firing is included in the ticket price. Please be aware that you may need at least two sessions to […]

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The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom
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Old Courts Creatives: Scratch Night

An informal night of performance developed with emerging artists at The Old Courts.  Scratch Nights are an opportunity to test new performance ideas with a live, supportive audience.   Old Courts Creatives are a group of emerging creatives based in Wigan & Leigh, aged between 18-30. They’ve being working together for the last 2 months to explore their creativity with artists Gitika Buttoo, Yusuf Khamisa, and a host of other professional artists.   They invite you along to an evening of live […]

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The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom
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Quiz Evening – Francophonie Week

The Twinning Ambassadress from Angers at Wigan Council and the Angers Twinning Association are delighted to present a French-themed Quiz. Free 28th March 6pm Booking required- call 01942 828128 Email wiganmuseum@wigan.gov.uk or book tickets at French-themed Quiz Evening  

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Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom
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Latest News and Offers in Wigan

If you have some great news about your business or community group – please let us know! It might be a new opening, a new offer, or expansion – tell us and we’ll post it!

Please click here for all Wigan News and Offers posts

Wigan Pubs and Restaurants

We also have a quick guide to the restaurants and pubs within Wigan Town Centre – with info, full contact details, websites and locations

– so have a great weekend in town!


Things to do around Wigan

Looking for activities and things to do around Wigan Town Centre? We have 2 in depth pages full of stuff to do – day and night, for people and groups of all ages.

For whether you’ve got a little money to spend, or when you don’t want to spend anything and still have some fun!

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Things To Do in Wigan