Whats On

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Casino Improv

Date: October 19, 2017

Time: 7.30pm

Location: Bailiff Bar

A superb of lovely and occasionally filthy-fab performance compered by resident comic sketch group Casino Improv. Expect comedy, sketches, authors, poetry, storytelling and ne’er-do-wells. Expect the unexpected.

Kieren King, sought after punk poet and Salford raconteur, rips up the stage with his love of music, hatred of racism and self-deprecatory humour.
Lindsey Davies, best thing to come out of Leigh since that dead good festival with Joy Division in 1979, will be working the crowd with jokes about gin, single mums and luke-warm dates.

Phoenix French Bulldog Rescue- Barklife and Broomsticks!

Date: October 21, 2017

Time: 11am - 4pm

Location: Thompson House indoor arena Pepper Lane Standish

my names Tom from Barklife Unique Dog Festivals and Events, I was hoping to be a little bit cheeky! We run a charity event for Phoenix French Bulldog Rescue. Our next event is Saturday 21st In Standish, Wigan called Barklife and Broomsticks! (Halloween Dog Festival) I was wondering if you could play our 30 second advert (attached below) to help with our event! Our event is solely run on donations so anything you can do would be a fantastic help!!

Wet and Wild Adventure Camp – October half term

Start date: October 23, 2017

End date: October 27, 2017

Time: daily

Location: Scotsman's Flash

School holiday adventures on the water! Sailing, kayaking, paddleboard, bush craft, archery and climbing.

Sessions run daily and must be booked through Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles by calling 01942 828508.

£12 per session or £22 for a full day.

Create Sparks: Halloween Drama Workshop

Date: October 26, 2017

Time: 9.00am

Location: Grand Vault Old Courts

Play drama games, act out scenes and make new friends in this friendly morning drama taster.

We welcome children of all abilities- from drama divas to those who would like to develop more confidence.

Booking essential. Limited to 15 places. Bring drink and snack. For ages 11-14. 9am-12noon

Haigh Foodie Friday

Date: October 27, 2017

Time: 6pm

Location: Haigh Woodland Park

Wigan Borough’s popular gathering of street food vendors in the beautiful setting of Haigh Kitchen Courtyard, bringing together food influences from across the world.

Free to enter, free parking.


Date: October 27, 2017

Location: Grand Vault Old Courts

Well it wouldn’t be Halloween in Wigan without Wigan’s very own goth masters Sinnergod. One of Wigan’s most successful bands of all time will be bringing their unique music style to the Old Courts. Support is by The Working Man and Bloodwork Salvation.The night is a Halloween fancy dress ball and there will be prizes for the best dressed. But no pressure, if you don’t want to get dressed up just come as you are, there’s no dress code here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzoXc4NaI6U

Wigan & District Speakers Club

Date: November 2, 2017

Time: 7.30 - 9.30

Location: Sunshine House, Scholes, Wigan

Wigan & District Speakers Club provides a friendly and supportive setting in which you can aquire new speaking skills, gain self confidence, meet new people and have lots of fun.

The Club meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month.
New members always welcome.

Mental Health Market

Date: November 3, 2017

Time: 1.30 - 3.30pm

Location: Kingsleigh Community Centre, King St, Leigh WN7 4LJ

Improve your mental well-being

Wigan and Leigh recovery teams are hosting a marketplace of mental health support.

Come and talk to services in the Wigan and Leigh area that can support mental health issues. Plus meet local dementia and carer support groups; health and educational services and many more.
Kingsleigh Community Centre, King St, Leigh WN7 4LJ

Last Night of the Proms

Date: November 3, 2017

Time: 7.30pm

Location: St Peter's Pavilion Hurst Strteet, Hindley, Wigan WN2 3DN

DW Old Wigan brass band and Vicky Little (soprano)

sponsored by the Adactus Houseing Association

tickets from boroughwide@gmail.com

Bonfire, Fireworks & Live Music

Date: November 4, 2017

Location: Brown Cow The Green Eccleston Chorley PR7 5TP

Black Peas – Hot Chocolate – Treacle Toffee – Toasted Marshmallows – Warm Winter Cider – Hot Pot

The Bonfire will be lit at 5pm.

The firework display will begin at 7pm.

An energetic Rock band from Leyland, Lancashire. They are a 5 piece band who love nothing more than entertaining and rocking out.

Own fireworks and sparklers are not permitted.

Under 18’s must be supervised by an adult and must leave the premises no later than 11pm.

Free Entry


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