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Invention of Childhood – Talk by Dianne Teskey

Date: April 26, 2018

Time: 12.30- 1.30pm

Location: Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street

The Invention of Childhood Thursday 26th April, 12:30pm – 1:30pm Museum of Wigan Life, £2.50 including tea/coffee Do you remember the doll’s house in Wigan Market Hall? Have you still got your teddy bear? What was childhood like for Victorian children; did the Victorians really invent childhood? Join us on a journey of childhood through the ages to see how the child of yesteryear compares with the child of today. Come along to share your own childhood and earliest memories

Farmers Market & Craft Fayre

Date: April 29, 2018

Time: 9-3pm

Location: Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street Hindley, Wigan, United Kingdom

Sunday, 29th April @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street
Hindley, Wigan, United Kingdom

Head to the hospice for tasty treats and gifts at our annual Farmers Market and Craft Fayre. Stalls selling fresh meats, fruit, veg, plants, crafts, jams, cakes, pies and sweets will be here, as well as other games and activities, tombolas and raffles. A delicious selection of hot and cold refreshments will also be available for visitors to enjoy on the day. Please join us at the hospice on Kildare Street in Hindley. If you would be interested in having…

An Evening with Jake Quickenden

Date: May 2, 2018

Time: 7-10pm

Location: DW Stadium, Loire Dr, Robin Park Wigan, WN5 0UH United Kingdom

Wednesday, 2nd May @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

DW Stadium, Loire Dr, Robin Park
Wigan, WN5 0UH United Kingdom

Leisuretec Events presents An Evening with Jake Quickenden. Jake was a contestant on the ninth and eleventh series of The X Factor in 2012 and 2014, before being runner-up in series 14 of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! in December 2014. Jake has just been announced as a contestant on the forthcoming series of Dancing on Ice. The evening is hosted by Chris Milow from Wish FM. The evening in Rigalettos Restaurant includes:- 3 Course Meal Music from…
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Cider Tasting Night

Date: May 4, 2018

Time: 6.30-8.30pm

Location: Tap n Barrel, 16 Jaxon's Court Wigan, WN1 1LR United Kingdom

Cider Tasting Night

Friday, 4th May @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Tap n Barrel, 16 Jaxon’s Court
Wigan, WN1 1LR United Kingdom

Enjoy a guided tasting event of 8 selected ciders tasted as thirds over the evening. Cheese and biscuits half way through the tasting. £12.00 per tickets to be purchased in advance

Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood

Date: May 5, 2018

Time: 9.00am - 2pmMuseum of Wigan Life, Library Street Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood

Saturday, 5th May @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

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Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

A new exhibition giving children a taste of life in the Victorian era will open at the Museum of Wigan Life in time for Easter half term. ‘Child’s Play – a celebration of childhood’, is a free, interactive experience giving families an insight into Victorian life through dress up, games and education and will be open for visitors from Tuesday 3rd April. Child’s Play will replace the popular Animal Mummies Uncovered display, a touring exhibition produced by Manchester Museum. Offering…

Push The Boat Out – Sailing & Windsurfing open day

Date: May 6, 2018

Time: 10am - 6pm

Location: cotsman’s Flash, Worsley Mesnes Drive Wigan, WN3 5TE United Kingdom

Sunday, 6th May @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Scotsman’s Flash, Worsley Mesnes Drive
Wigan, WN3 5TE United Kingdom

Come and join us and Push The Boat Out at our open day held in partnership with Wigan Sailing Club. There will be free sailing and windsurf taster sessions available to all. Take to the water and talk to our friendly staff, instructors and club members about the opportunities available for you to get afloat more regularly. Other activities including kayaking will be on offer for all the family. A range of food, drinks and refreshments will be available to

Heritage Day

Date: May 7, 2018

Time: 10am - 4pm

Location: trencherfield mill- wigan

Monday, 7th May @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trencherfield Mill, Wigan Pier Quarter
Wigan, WN3 4EF United Kingdom

Annual Bank Holiday event at Trencherfield Mill, celebrating 110 years! With fairground rides, stalls, live music, the mighty Trencherfield Steam Engine, exhibitions and much more.
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Wigan WOL Open Mic Poetry

Date: May 10, 2018

Time: 8- 10pm

Location: The Old Courts, Crawford Street Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

At Write Out Loud Wigan Open Mic people crowd in to listen to bawling, drunken, old, young, new and subtle poets. Some funny, some melancholy, some political and some absurd. Come on down, all welcome! A night of poems, performance and drink A drink of night, performance and poems Of performance, poems and a drink Drink performance of poems, a night – though not necessarily in that order. Comments: ‘A rollicking good night’ ‘Wigan is the ideal place to begin,…

Race for Life 5k

Date: May 23, 2018

Time: 7-9pm

Location: Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Wednesday, 23rd May @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Date: Wednesday 23 May 2018 Time: 19:00 Distance: 5k Children: £10.00 Women: £14.99 Young Women: £14.99 Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed 🚗 Car parking charge applies ⚠ This course is not advisable for wheelchair users due to the decline and incline

Bazaar and Rummage

Date: May 23, 2018

Time: 7 - 9.30pm

Location: wigan little theatre

Wednesday, 23rd May @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

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Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Gwenda, an ex-agoraphobic, leads a self-help group of three who have been unable to leave their homes for a variety of reasons. She forces them to help at a local bazaar, enlisting the support of a trainee social-worker. While sorting through the rummage their individual fears erupt but calm is restored by the ever-sensible Fliss. This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French

 

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