What's on - Wigan

February 2018

Waggy Tails Walk

Come and join us to enjoy a Sunday morning stroll with your furry four-legged friends and enjoy the breath-taking views and beautiful green space of Haigh. All dogs must be on a non-extendable lead during the walk. Meet in the Kitchen Courtyard.

  • Sunday 18th February 2018 at 11am - 12.30pm
  • Haigh Woodland Park, Copperas Lane, WN2 1PE
  • Free event – For more information call 01942 828280.

Bushcraft – Half term activities

Come and join our Bushcraft and enjoy fire lighting, den building, making hot chocolate and smores on the fire plus more! Meet at the visitor centre by 9.45am at the latest – our staff will greet you there and walk the group to the activity.

All participants to wear warm clothes (ideally waterproofs) and suitable footwear that you don’t mind getting muddy. Activities are suitable for ages 6-14 years but parents must stay with under 8's.

  • Monday 19th February 2018 at 10am - 12pm
  • Haigh Woodland Park, Copperas Lane, WN2 1PE
  • Tickets are £10 per person – To make a booking and payment, please call 01942 828508.

Archery – Half term activities

Are you a budding Robin Hood? Come and see if you’re on target with our archery session. All participants to wear warm clothes (ideally waterproofs) and suitable footwear that you don’t mind getting muddy. Activities are suitable for ages 6-14 years. Parents must stay with under 8's.

Please meet at the visitor centre by 9.45am at the latest.

  • Tuesday 20th February 2018 at 10am - 11.30am
  • Haigh Woodland Park, Copperas Lane, WN2 1PE
  • Tickets are £7.50 per person - To make a booking and payment, please call 01942 828508.

Chinese Celebrations – Free February half term activities

Traditional Chinese craft and costume. Try your hand at painting, calligraphy and paper cutting, and then get dressed up in traditional Chinese clothes.

  • Tuesday 20th February and Thursday 22nd February at 12.30pm - 2pm
  • Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street, Wigan.
  • Free entry – No need to book. For details call 01942 828128 or email The Museum of Wigan Life.

Pond Dipping – Half term activities

What weird and wonderful creatures will you discover in our pond dipping activity? Come and find out.

Meet at the visitor centre by 9.45am at the latest – our staff will greet you there and walk the group to the activity.

All participants to wear warm clothes (ideally waterproofs) and suitable footwear that you don’t mind getting muddy. Activities are suitable for ages 4-14 years but parents must stay with under 8's.

  • Wednesday 21st February 2018 at 10am - 11.30am
  • Haigh Woodland Park, Copperas Lane, WN2 1PE
  • Tickets - £7.50 per person – Bookings and payment made by calling 01942 828508.

An Evening with Kevin Simm

Leisuretec events presents an evening with Kevin Simm (Winner of The Voice 2016 and former member of pop group Liberty X.) Hosted by Chris Milow from Wish FM.

The evening in Rigalettos Restaurant includes a 3 course meal, music from Kevin, interview and a Q&A session, signings plus merchandise.

  • Wednesday 21st February at 7pm - 10.30pm
  • DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Robin Park, Wigan, WN5 0UH
  • Tickets are £42 a ticket – Book online at DW Stadium (external link).

Bushcraft – Half term activities

Come and join our Bushcraft and enjoy fire lighting, den building, making hot chocolate and smores on the fire plus more! Meet at the visitor centre by 9.45am at the latest – our staff will greet you there and walk the group to the activity.

All participants to wear warm clothes (ideally waterproofs) and suitable footwear that you don’t mind getting muddy. Activities are suitable for ages 6-14 years but parents must stay with under 8's.

  • Thursday 22nd February 2018 at 10am - 12pm
  • Haigh Woodland Park, Copperas Lane, WN2 1PE
  • Tickets are £10 per person – To make a booking and payment, please call 01942 828508.

Archery – Half term activities

Are you a budding Robin Hood? Come and see if you’re on target with our archery session. All participants to wear warm clothes (ideally waterproofs) and suitable footwear that you don’t mind getting muddy. Activities are suitable for ages 6-14 years. Parents must stay with under 8s.

Please meet at the visitor centre by 9.45am at the latest.

  • Friday 23rd February 2018 at 10am - 11.30am
  • Haigh Woodland Park, Copperas Lane, WN2 1PE
  • Tickets are £7.50 per person – To make a booking and payment, please call 01942 828508.

Chinese New Year

Free family fun at the Museum of Wigan Life.

Join in for an extravaganza of free family fun as we celebrate Chinese New Year with music, dancing, costume and craft.

  • Saturday 24th February at 10am - 2pm
    • 11am - Martial arts performance at the Grand Arcade
    • 12pm - Lion Dance at the market place
    • 1:00pm - Lion dance and performance at the Museum of Wigan Life.
  • Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE
  • Free event.

Haigh Explorer

A stunning walk through the 350 acre Haigh Woodland Park along woodland trail and pathways, learning about the park, it’s fascinating heritage and future plans.

Sturdy footwear recommended and suitable clothing.

  • Sunday 25th February at 12pm - 1.30pm
  • Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane, Wigan, WN2 1PE
  • Free event but booking is required – please call 01942 828280.
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