What's on - Wigan

September 2017

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.

Ongoing exhibition - contact Museum of Wigan Life for more details.

Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street, Wigan.

Free Admission.

Haigh Oktoberfest

LIVE entertainment with the fantastic Oompah Band, "Brasswurst" plus Dj. Bavarian Strongman.


  • See how long you can hold a 2 pint stein filled with bier. Winner receives the stein and bier.
  • Arm wrestling; we’ll select a group of guys and girls, split them into teams and have them face off. The winning team gets an assortment of prizes: steins, t-shirts and of course, bragging rights for the night!

Friday 29th September – 7-11pm; Saturday – 7-11pm – Strictly over 18s in the evenings.

Haigh Hall Country Park, School Lane, Wigan, WN2 1PE

Tickets – General from £10, Bavarian from £12.50, Gruppe Table - £125

Free access during Saturday and Sunday Afternoons – 12pm - 5.30pm

Book your tickets at Haigh Oktoberfest.


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