What's on - Wigan

Ongoing exhibition

Egyptian Animal Mummies Uncovered Exhibition

This award-winning exhibition, produced by Manchester Museum, is coming to Wigan! Animal Mummies Uncovered offers a fascinating insight into the word of Ancient Egyptian animal mummification.

Contact Museum of Wigan Life for more details.

Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street, Wigan.

Free Admission.

November 2017

The Pretoria Pit Disaster by Alan Davies

Find out about the largest mine disaster in the Lancashire coalfield. On the morning of the 21st December 1910, 344 men and boys were killed at Hulton Bank No.3 pit. Discover more about this tragic event and its impact on the local community.

Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street, Wigan, WN1 1NU

Thursday 23rd November at 5pm - 7pm

Admission - £2.50 (including tea and coffee)

Book tickets by contacting the Museum of Wigan Life.

Leigh Christmas Lights Switch-on

The annual Leigh Christmas Lights Switch-on with live music and stage show.

Leigh Town Centre

Thursday 23rd November at 5pm - 7pm

Free admission. No booking required.

Christmas craft and gift fair

Many amazing stalls and free kids craft workshop.

Wigan Indoor Market

Friday 24th November and Saturday 25th November at 9am - 4pm

Free admission. No booking required.

NWCC Leigh Comic Con

NWCC bring their fun family themed TV film and comic convention to Leigh leisure centre. You can meet a variety of guests from blockbuster films and popular television programmes, and some fantastic artists, illustrators and writers from the comic industry. All NWCC events feature a retro gaming and arcade area to take you back to your childhood.

Leigh Leisure Centre

Saturday 25th November at 10am - 4pm (Last entry - 3.30pm)

Ticket prices are £6 per ticket. Family tickets from £19.80

Book Comic Con tickets.

Haigh Foodie Sunday

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

The Kitchen Courtyard, Haigh Woodland Park

Sunday 26th November from 12pm

Free entry, parking charges apply.

Hindley Speaks - local history talk

Talk from a local resident on the history of the area.

Hindley library and community centre

Monday 27th November at 10.30am - 12.30pm

£4 entry.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Holmes' most spine chilling mystery is placed in a modern setting in this version with suspense, humour and terror.

Wigan Little Theatre

Wednesday 29th November, Saturday 9th December - 7.30pm

First Wednesday and Thursday - £10, other nights - £12 (Full price), £10 concessions.

No concessions on the last Saturday or during musicals. Online bookings subject to 60p per ticket.

Book tickets for the show.

Hedgerow TLC

We will be working on some recently planted hedgerows and replacing any dead plants and broken spiral guards as well as tidying up the footpath.

Bickershaw Country Park (go to the Smiths Lane entrance to Bickershaw, WN2 4XS, and then follow signs to the work area.)

Thursday 30th November at 10am - 2pm

Free admission. Book with number or email.

Contact Andy Long (City of Trees) or call 0161 872 1660

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