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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Submit Your Wigan Event

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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Big Wigan Walk Week

Join us for the first ever Big Wigan Walk Week (27 May - 4 June 2023) our borough-wide celebration of the pleasures and benefits of walking. We have a whole host of free events planned over the course of nine days, including nature-themed strolls around our beautiful local green spaces and walking routes of historical interest. We’ll also be showcasing our wonderful TfGM Bee Network, an initiative to make it easier and safer to walk and cycle throughout Greater Manchester. […]

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Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE 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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Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom
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Climate. Emergency. Hope

The Turnpike Gallery is presenting an exciting new exhibition exploring some of the urgent issues around the climate emergency. It includes a range of artwork by local, national and international artists, curated by a team of young people. Our Young Curators have been meeting since October 2022, facilitated by creative practitioner, Liz Postlethwaite. Arising from discussions, presentations and gallery visits, the exhibition aims to share young people’s voices through the work of artists. Included in the exhibition are video, photography, […]

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The Turnpike, Civic Square
Leigh, WN7 1EB 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