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

Archives: Wigan & Leigh Town Hall Tour

Leigh Town Hall Market Street, Leigh, Wigan

Join us for this exciting tour of Leigh Town Hall and see behind-the-scenes of the new Archives: Wigan & Leigh. Meet in the foyer of Leigh Town Hall at 11am. This event takes place over several floors of Leigh Town Hall. If you require lift access please contact the archives on 01942 404430 to confirm the lift is working. Free - Register below  

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

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

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

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

Women of the Titanic by Brian Joyce

Museum of Wigan Life Library Street, Wigan

On the anniversary of the Titanic tragedy, join Brian Joyce for this illustrated talk where he will examine the disaster from the viewpoint of some of the women on board. After examining the main features of the vessel and its fate that night, he will outline the numbers and the roles of the female crew on board. He will then highlight the experiences of four female survivors, two of which were First Class passengers and one each from Second and […]

Β£2.50

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

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

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

Pete Shelley – in his own words by Louie Shelley

Museum of Wigan Life Library Street, Wigan

Pete Shelley was lead singer and songwriter of the much-loved northern punk band, Buzzcocks. He spent his formative years in Leigh and retained a great fondness for the area. Sadly Pete died in 2018 but the stories behind all Buzzcocks’ songs from their heyday in the punk and post-punk years have been documented in β€˜Ever Fallen in Love’, a book co-written with Mancunian author Louie Shelley. Pete spoke for hours in the interview for the book, and these tapes will […]

Β£2.50

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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