Wigan Events Guide

WELCOME TO 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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Author Talk Antony Johnston “A Civilised Murder – Why We Love Cosy Crime”

Author, Antony Johnston (Atomic Blonde), reads from his new book, The Dog Sitter Detective, and talks about why we love cosy crime - in spite of critics telling us it's fluff - and how it's often not so cosy after all! A great opportunity to meet the author and share your love of crime fiction whilst enjoying a cuppa.  

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Free
Standish Library, Cross Street
Standish, Wigan, WN6 0HQ United Kingdom
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Make Some Noise – From Stage Door To Dance Floor

An exciting new FREE exhibition that celebrates music and entertainment from across the borough opens at the Museum of Wigan Life. We are known world-wide for our rich heritage, incredible venues, and wealth of talent and the dynamic and interactive displays will showcase the very best. From cinemas and local legends to brass bands and northern soul – this exhibition brings to life the incredible range of genres our towns have embraced and called their own. Expect to see original […]

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Free
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom
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Mini Makers

Mini Makers is our weekly session for under 5s to get creative and play! Each week our Engagement Coordinator, Emily prepares a fun (often messy!) activity for little people and their grown-ups to enjoy together. Activities often include painting, clay, collage and drawing, and are designed to encourage self-expression and the development of motor skills. Mini Makers is also an opportunity for children to develop social skills, whilst making and playing with other similarly aged children. For parents and guardians, […]

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£3
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG 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!

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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!

Free Things To Do in Wigan
Things To Do in Wigan