Events

Make Some Noise – From Stage Door To Dance Floor

Museum of Wigan Life Library Street, Wigan

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 […]

Free
Recurring Event Weekend Events at Wigan Market

Weekend Events at Wigan Market

Wigan Market Wigan

We’ve got some amazing events coming up in the next few months here at Wigan Market We’ve compiled them into this post so it’s easy for everyone to check what’s on, and when • Events are 11am-3pm (except Craft Fair) and all events are FREE and full of fun for all the family! January 21st Lantern & Craft Workshop for the celebration of Chinese New Year January 28th World storytelling week, free face painting Feb 4th Craft Market Feb 11th […]

Free
Recurring Event Look Photo Biennial

Look Photo Biennial

The Horrocks Gallery Leigh Spinners Mill, Leigh

Open Eye Gallery and Wigan Council are pleased to announce that the LOOK Photo Biennial will be taking place across different venues in Wigan and Leigh this December 2022. The exhibitions are part of the Open Eye Hub, a space to champion local voices and collaboration between communities of Wigan and Leigh and the wider photography community based in the UK and beyond. The hub will be a space to share ideas, bring people together, and through photography, explore and […]

Free

Learn To Play The Ukulele with The George Formby Society

Museum of Wigan Life Library Street, Wigan

Celebrate World Ukulele day at the museum and learn to play! In this fun 40 minute session, you will get a beginner's introduction and instruments are provided. All ages welcome! Booking essential Contact 01942 828128 or wiganmuseum@wigan.gov.uk to book.

Free

Sick On The Bus | Fighting In Someones House | No Agenda | Reason To Leave | The P45’s

The Boulevard 17A Wallgate, Wigan

KDS Promotions hosts Punk Saturday at The Boulevard Wigan, headlined by Sick On The Bus. Doors open 14.30 Sick On The Bus. 18.30 - 19.30 https://www.facebook.com/sickbus Fighting In Someones House. 17.30 - 18.10 https://www.facebook.com/FightingISH/ No Agenda 16.40 - 17.10 https://www.facebook.com/lancaster.punk.rock/ Reason To Leave. 15.50 - 16.20 https://www.facebook.com/ReasonToLeavePunk/ The P45s 15.00 - 15.30 https://www.facebook.com/P45Punk/ Tickets only £13.00 Each. Over 16s Event, Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

£13
Recurring Event Spring and Port Wine

Spring and Port Wine

Wigan Little Theatre 44 Crompton St, Wigan

It Takes A Lifetime To Raise A Family And A Weekend To Lose The Lot! The Crompton’s live in Bolton in the 1960s. The family peace is shattered when the two generations clash. An incident during a family meal causes explosive and often comical moments This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD a Concord Theatrical Company

Jo Jaleel

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

We welcome you to enjoy free live music, every Friday & Saturday in the Bailiff Bar. Grab a drink and bask in the great ambience of our local artists. Saturday 8th February we present Jo Jaleel Get ready for all the feel-good vibes with Jo Jaleel. With throwbacks that are bound to jog your memory and have you belting out every word think ABBA, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, Britney, Bruno Mars and many more. So, whether it’s swooning standards, […]

Free
Recurring Event Pottery Night

Pottery Night

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

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 […]

£18

Believe in Business Festival

The Edge Wigan Riveredge, Wigan

Register for your FREE Believe in Business Festival ticket today Wednesday 8th February 2023 The Edge, Wigan, Riveredge, Wigan, WN3 5AB A new festival for Wigan Borough, developed by businesses for businesses, will make its debut in February. There will be something for everyone with workshops, panel discussions, business networking, an Artisan Market, Food Court and employment support. The Believe in Business Festival will highlight the support that is available across Greater Manchester, focusing on local businesses sharing their stories […]

Free

Make Some Noise – From Stage Door To Dance Floor

Museum of Wigan Life Library Street, Wigan

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 […]

Free

Bouncers

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

The John Godber Company presents, the iconic “Bouncers” Hilarious, vulgar, frenetic and highly physical, and eye-wateringly funny. Bouncers is more a social phenomenon than a play. Get ready for a a hideously funny Saturday Night Fever the original Bouncers is in back town. Everyone will be there; the DJ, the girls, boys and the fish and chip van. Unmissable! In association with CAST 120 mins incl one interval. Reserved Seating  

£17
Recurring Event Open Mic Poetry

Open Mic Poetry

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Write Out Load Open Mic Poetry is back! There is always a diverse selection of poetry on offer which makes for a great night of entertainment so join us at 7:30pm for an 8pm start! You're very welcome to join us whether you wish to read or just enjoy listening to the work of others.

Free

Make Some Noise – From Stage Door To Dance Floor

Museum of Wigan Life Library Street, Wigan

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 […]

Free
Recurring Event Weekend Events at Wigan Market

Weekend Events at Wigan Market

Wigan Market Wigan

We’ve got some amazing events coming up in the next few months here at Wigan Market We’ve compiled them into this post so it’s easy for everyone to check what’s on, and when • Events are 11am-3pm (except Craft Fair) and all events are FREE and full of fun for all the family! January 21st Lantern & Craft Workshop for the celebration of Chinese New Year January 28th World storytelling week, free face painting Feb 4th Craft Market Feb 11th […]

Free

Dommy B: Spark the Goblin Wizard

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Spark’s magic rhymes can turn anything into anything. He’ll turn the bogeys up his nose into some pink ribbons and bows. He’ll make a gorgeous high heeled shoe out of a pile of donkey poo… However… Something terrible begins to happen in the enchanted forest. Here be wasps, werewolves and wily wickedness! Maybe not even Spark’s spells will be enough to stop a strange new power threatening the woods and everyone in them… With lyrics, laughs and lots of joining […]

£9

The Rollin Stoned

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

A Rock’n’Roll Circus is coming to town. A tribute to The Rolling Stones focusing on the early part of their career from 1964 – 1969 including ‘Jumping Jack Flash’, ‘Paint It Black’, ‘Not Fade Away’ and ‘Satisfaction’. They have been described by The Times as ‘better than the real thing’ and have been revered by both Stones fans for their authenticity and the real Stones who booked them for the band’s birthday. With a Rollin Stoned show, the costumes are shamelessly […]

£15

Russ Winstanley’s Northern Soul Night

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

A Northern Soul legend will be taking over the Grand Vault for a special event, Russ Winstanley will be hosting a classic Northern Soul night full of singing, reminiscing and most importantly, dancing! Known for being the resident DJ at The Casino Club, over four million people passed through the venue, which ran four nights per week. Both Wigan Casino and Russ Winstanley won many awards for best venue and best DJ. In 1997, Winstanley compiled Telstar Records northern soul […]

£14
Recurring Event Pottery Night

Pottery Night

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

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 […]

£18
Recurring Event Make Some Noise – From Stage Door To Dance Floor

Make Some Noise – From Stage Door To Dance Floor

Museum of Wigan Life Library Street, Wigan

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 […]

Free

Chinese New Year Celebrations with St Mary’s Confucius Classroom

Museum of Wigan Life Library Street, Wigan

Celebrate Chinese New Year with music, dancing, costume, and craft. Watch fabulous Lion and Dragon dancers throughout the town centre before a special final event at the museum   Museum of Wigan Life 18 Feb 10am – 3pm Free, drop in

Free