Events

Dommy B’s Dragon’s Tale

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Dommy B’s adventure for children is a high energy, poetry theatre show, and includes lyrics, laughs and the chance (for those who would like to) to do lots of joining in! DOMMY B’s DRAGON’S TALE for children ages 5+ and their grown ups Rick loves poetry. He thinks it’s exciting, funny and imaginative. But all across the land poets are being silenced – by a dragon! How can Rick avoid being eaten and help save the village from this fiery […]

£9
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

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
Recurring Event Pantomime: Aladdin

Pantomime: Aladdin

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

After the incredible success of Cinderella in 2021, Pendle productions are thrilled to have been invited back to The Old Courts Art Centre, this time with their spectacular family pantomime – Aladdin! Aladdin is an awfully big adventure for children of all ages. It is a delight bringing this new production of Aladdin to The Old Courts and to you for Christmas 2022. We hope you will suspend disbelief and for a magical two hours come with us on the […]

£9

Festive Food & Swing Night With The Gelatos, Grazing Platters & Fizz

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

Join us in the Beautiful Victorian Courtroom for a night of festive food, drink and music. Indulge yourself with a Christmas grazing platter and the best live music around. Fabulous entertainment on the night is courtesy of The Gelatos whose dazzling swing show is wowing audiences across The UK. Each ticket holder will receive a drink on arrival (Glass of Prosecco, Bottle of Peroni or bottle of J2O) and a Christmas grazing platter consisting of: • Turkey & Cranberry Sandwiches […]

£24

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

Christmas Silent Film Night, But With Noise And Also Paul From Static Records

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

‘Silent’ film is back- sort of! The one and only Paul from Static Records hosts an evening of live music accompanying classic, short, silentfilms along with some weird and wonderful videos from the world wide web. Come along if you enjoy nostalgic silent film, live music and quirky stuff. Bar open, tinsel, potentially. Doors: 19:30 Start: 20:00End: 22:30 Tickets from £6 in advance and £8 on the door.    

£6

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 Pantomime: Aladdin

Pantomime: Aladdin

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

After the incredible success of Cinderella in 2021, Pendle productions are thrilled to have been invited back to The Old Courts Art Centre, this time with their spectacular family pantomime – Aladdin! Aladdin is an awfully big adventure for children of all ages. It is a delight bringing this new production of Aladdin to The Old Courts and to you for Christmas 2022. We hope you will suspend disbelief and for a magical two hours come with us on the […]

£9

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 Pantomime: Aladdin

Pantomime: Aladdin

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

After the incredible success of Cinderella in 2021, Pendle productions are thrilled to have been invited back to The Old Courts Art Centre, this time with their spectacular family pantomime – Aladdin! Aladdin is an awfully big adventure for children of all ages. It is a delight bringing this new production of Aladdin to The Old Courts and to you for Christmas 2022. We hope you will suspend disbelief and for a magical two hours come with us on the […]

£9

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 […]

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

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
Recurring Event Pantomime: Aladdin

Pantomime: Aladdin

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

After the incredible success of Cinderella in 2021, Pendle productions are thrilled to have been invited back to The Old Courts Art Centre, this time with their spectacular family pantomime – Aladdin! Aladdin is an awfully big adventure for children of all ages. It is a delight bringing this new production of Aladdin to The Old Courts and to you for Christmas 2022. We hope you will suspend disbelief and for a magical two hours come with us on the […]

£9
Recurring Event Pantomime: Aladdin

Pantomime: Aladdin

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

After the incredible success of Cinderella in 2021, Pendle productions are thrilled to have been invited back to The Old Courts Art Centre, this time with their spectacular family pantomime – Aladdin! Aladdin is an awfully big adventure for children of all ages. It is a delight bringing this new production of Aladdin to The Old Courts and to you for Christmas 2022. We hope you will suspend disbelief and for a magical two hours come with us on the […]

£9
Recurring Event Pantomime: Aladdin

Pantomime: Aladdin

The Old Courts Crawford Street, Wigan

After the incredible success of Cinderella in 2021, Pendle productions are thrilled to have been invited back to The Old Courts Art Centre, this time with their spectacular family pantomime – Aladdin! Aladdin is an awfully big adventure for children of all ages. It is a delight bringing this new production of Aladdin to The Old Courts and to you for Christmas 2022. We hope you will suspend disbelief and for a magical two hours come with us on the […]

£9

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