Events

Johnny Waring + Liam Horrocks

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. Friday 9th December we present Johnny Waring & Liam Horrocks Johnny Waring – A humble performer with a hint of humour, a fantastic voice and a decent set of tunes to take you through the night, Johnny plays everything and anything from the likes of Johnny Cash through to modern day contemporary/top 40.   Liam Horrocks – Super talented, […]

Free
Recurring Event Frost Festival

Christmas Markets – Wigan

Wigan Town Centre Wigan

Wigan and Leigh town centres will be sprinkled with Christmas magic with festive street entertainment to entertain the family while you shop for your Christmas gifts for loved ones from a selection of local makers and lots of great food and drink to choose from. Wigan Standishgate – every weekend from 26th November to 18th December  

Free

Geometric Light by Zarah Hussain – Art Exhibition

The Turnpike Civic Square, Leigh

Digital and light-based artworks 2005-2022 “There is a very interesting relationship between generative, computer-programmed art and Islamic art, starting with the simple fact that in both, patterns and numbers underlie everything.” - Zarah Hussain The Turnpike Gallery is delighted to present a stunning exhibition by award-winning artist Zarah Hussain. Originally from the north-west UK and now based in London, Zarah has previously shown her paintings at the Turnpike Gallery alongside the sculptural work of Halima Cassell in Araam in 2010. […]

Free
Recurring Event Magical Frost Trail

Magical Frost Trail

Wigan Market Wigan

It's all happening down in the Market for Christmas with; • FREE Elf Makeovers • Write Letters to Santa • A Giant Snow Globe • Visit the home of the Grinch plus Anna and Elsa’s Ice Palace plus a chance to win £100 to spend in the Market  

Free

Family Fun Day

Greenslate Community Farm Greenslate Lodge, Greenslate Road, Billinge, Wigan

Christmas Together on the Farm Christmas family fun day on the 10th December. There's Santa's grotto, market stalls, hot food and drink, festive crafts, music, a bouncy castle, face painting and workshops to enjoy.  

Free

Will Hughes

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Saturday 10th December we present Will Hughes We’re pleased to welcome back Will Hughes to Bailiff Bar from local band, Pink Shirts for Pale People. As lead vocalist of the band, Will has headlined around the UK with shows in Manchester, London, and Liverpool. We just know that Will’s fun mix of songs will have you up dancing! 

Free
Recurring Event Frost Festival

Christmas Markets – Wigan

Wigan Town Centre Wigan

Wigan and Leigh town centres will be sprinkled with Christmas magic with festive street entertainment to entertain the family while you shop for your Christmas gifts for loved ones from a selection of local makers and lots of great food and drink to choose from. Wigan Standishgate – every weekend from 26th November to 18th December  

Free

Geometric Light by Zarah Hussain – Art Exhibition

The Turnpike Civic Square, Leigh

Digital and light-based artworks 2005-2022 “There is a very interesting relationship between generative, computer-programmed art and Islamic art, starting with the simple fact that in both, patterns and numbers underlie everything.” - Zarah Hussain The Turnpike Gallery is delighted to present a stunning exhibition by award-winning artist Zarah Hussain. Originally from the north-west UK and now based in London, Zarah has previously shown her paintings at the Turnpike Gallery alongside the sculptural work of Halima Cassell in Araam in 2010. […]

Free
Recurring Event Artist Drop In

Artist Drop In

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Are you performer, writer, creative practitioner in Wigan? Do you want a space to meet up with other artists? Our new monthly drop in sessions will be a supportive environment to share ideas and build connections with other creative practitioners in the area. Open to all artists, whatever your experience or discipline. Drop-ins will vary – expect networking activity, guest facilitators and platforms for local artists. There will be both in-person and online options, with no commitment required. For this […]

Free

Geometric Light by Zarah Hussain – Art Exhibition

The Turnpike Civic Square, Leigh

Digital and light-based artworks 2005-2022 “There is a very interesting relationship between generative, computer-programmed art and Islamic art, starting with the simple fact that in both, patterns and numbers underlie everything.” - Zarah Hussain The Turnpike Gallery is delighted to present a stunning exhibition by award-winning artist Zarah Hussain. Originally from the north-west UK and now based in London, Zarah has previously shown her paintings at the Turnpike Gallery alongside the sculptural work of Halima Cassell in Araam in 2010. […]

Free
Recurring Event Frost Festival

Christmas Markets – Wigan

Wigan Town Centre Wigan

Wigan and Leigh town centres will be sprinkled with Christmas magic with festive street entertainment to entertain the family while you shop for your Christmas gifts for loved ones from a selection of local makers and lots of great food and drink to choose from. Wigan Standishgate – every weekend from 26th November to 18th December  

Free

Geometric Light by Zarah Hussain – Art Exhibition

The Turnpike Civic Square, Leigh

Digital and light-based artworks 2005-2022 “There is a very interesting relationship between generative, computer-programmed art and Islamic art, starting with the simple fact that in both, patterns and numbers underlie everything.” - Zarah Hussain The Turnpike Gallery is delighted to present a stunning exhibition by award-winning artist Zarah Hussain. Originally from the north-west UK and now based in London, Zarah has previously shown her paintings at the Turnpike Gallery alongside the sculptural work of Halima Cassell in Araam in 2010. […]

Free
Recurring Event Magical Frost Trail

Magical Frost Trail

Wigan Market Wigan

It's all happening down in the Market for Christmas with; • FREE Elf Makeovers • Write Letters to Santa • A Giant Snow Globe • Visit the home of the Grinch plus Anna and Elsa’s Ice Palace plus a chance to win £100 to spend in the Market  

Free
Recurring Event Frost Festival

Christmas Markets – Wigan

Wigan Town Centre Wigan

Wigan and Leigh town centres will be sprinkled with Christmas magic with festive street entertainment to entertain the family while you shop for your Christmas gifts for loved ones from a selection of local makers and lots of great food and drink to choose from. Wigan Standishgate – every weekend from 26th November to 18th December  

Free

Recurring Event Artist Drop In

Artist Drop In

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Are you performer, writer, creative practitioner in Wigan? Do you want a space to meet up with other artists? Our new monthly drop in sessions will be a supportive environment to share ideas and build connections with other creative practitioners in the area. Open to all artists, whatever your experience or discipline. Drop-ins will vary – expect networking activity, guest facilitators and platforms for local artists. There will be both in-person and online options, with no commitment required. For this […]

Free

Recurring Event Artist Drop In

Artist Drop In

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Are you performer, writer, creative practitioner in Wigan? Do you want a space to meet up with other artists? Our new monthly drop in sessions will be a supportive environment to share ideas and build connections with other creative practitioners in the area. Open to all artists, whatever your experience or discipline. Drop-ins will vary – expect networking activity, guest facilitators and platforms for local artists. There will be both in-person and online options, with no commitment required. For this […]

Free