Events

Recurring Event Frost Festival

Wigan Santa Parade

Wigan Town Centre Wigan

Join Santa and his real life reindeer as they parade through Wigan Town Centre, from Mesnes Park to Believe Square where a funfair, markets and live performances await!

Free

Ruby J & Sonnet Duo

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Ruby J – born in 2005, the singer-songwriter and recording artist fuses multiple genres with her own unique style. Inspired to pick up a guitar at aged 13 by the likes of Tash Sultana, Arctic Monkeys & more… a now 17-year-old Ruby J has solo stage presence that encapsulates her audience. Described as “the new kid on the block” by live music lovers on Twitter 2022 has seen Ruby J make a major UK Festival Debut at The Isle of […]

Free

MOTHERSHIP – Led Zeppelin Tribute

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

MOTHERSHIP – Led Zeppelin Tribute present our brand new set – two hours plus of Zeppelin classics, with a handful of surprises, too. When the Levee Breaks, Going to California, Kashmir, Misty Mountain Hop and lots more. It might get loud and expect the unexpected! “The most authentic sounding Zep tribute in the UK”.(Classic Rock magazine) Doors 19:30 Mothership 20:00 – 21:10 Interval Mothership 21:30 – 22:40 This is a standing only event.

£15

Ska Face

The Boulevard 17A Wallgate, Wigan

Ska Face are a 10 piece Ska band from Blackpool with a combined age exceeding 450 years, old enough to know better but young enough not to care. They play classic ska and 2 tone with an infectious groove and unstoppable energy that just makes you want to groove. Expect all the ska and 2 tone classics from the likes of The Specials, Madness, The Selecter, Bad Manners, Toots and many more! Tickets: £8.00 plus booking fee | OTD: £10.00 […]

£8

Standish Christmas Market

Standish Wigan

  We're back! We're finally able to host our fifth annual Standish Christmas Market. On Saturday 3rd December 2022, we'll be taking over Standish village centre once again, with a festive street market, two craft halls, live music stage and drinks tent. There'll be singing! There'll be dancing! There'll be comedy! And there'll be so much more! We have over 50 traders at this year's Standish Christmas Market! For 2022, we're also hosting a virtual market alongside our physical one […]

Free
Recurring Event Frost Festival

Hindley and Hindley Green Christmas light switch-on

Hindley Town Hall Cross Street, Hindley, Wigan

Free festive fun for the whole family; visit Santa in his grotto, face painting, food and shop for Christmas presents at the Christmas market stalls. Three Silcock’s Funfair Rides (children ride for free) A (free)visit to Santa in his Grotto including a (free) selection box gift Face painting (Free) Hotdogs, crisps and beverages for the kids. (Free) Mansoor (Humanity First) providing his spicy specials (free) Fresh Donuts  provided by Brian & Denise Cross keys Chippy (Free) FOLP’s World famous Bar Music […]

Free

Mark Peters

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

The Old Courts are proud to announce a special show as 2022 draws to a close. Mark Peters is an esteemed musician, composer and producer held in especially high regard for his acclaimed solo work and his earlier releases with the timeless ‘Engineers’ Marks second visits us with the solo album Red Sunset Dreams, the follow-up to his hugely acclaimed debut Innerland, which was one of Rough Trade’s albums of the year when it came out in 2018, it features […]

£10

Ashton Christmas light switch-on

Ashton Town Centre Wigan Road , Ashton-in-Makerfield

Ashton's BIG Christmas Markets and a spectacular firework display! SUNDAY 4TH DECEMBER 1-6PM ASHTON MARKET WN4 9AF FESTIVE FOOD AND DRINK LIVE ENTERTAINMENT MARKET STALLS FUNFAIR RIDES SANTA'S GROTTO FIREWORK FINALE AND MUCH MORE!

Free

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

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

Nine Below Zero

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

The Old Courts proudly welcome the legendary blues band was formed in 1977 by Dennis Greaves withbassist Pete Clark, drummer Kenny Bradley and Harmonica player Mark Feltham. By 1978. The band startedto play the London pub circuit and develop an excellent reputation as a live act. Quickly signing to A&M records in 1980, the band gathered pace and reputation and moved in one direction only with blistering live blues shows. Amassing admirers far and wide, appearances on The Old Grey Whistle […]

Lottery Winners

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

2 special Christmas shows with the Lottery Winners! A Special Christmas Afternoon and Evening with the Lottery Winners Afternoon (All ages welcome) Doors: 4pm Start Time: 4.30pm Support TBC: 4.30-5pm Finish time: 6pm Evening (14+ with an adult only) Doors: 19:30 Start Time: 8pm Support TBC: 8pm-8:30pm Finish time: 10:30 We’re very excited to be welcoming Lottery Winners back to the Courts! Coming back to their Wigan borough roots after spending months touring the UK, selling out venues nationwide. It’s […]

£15