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A Brief's Encounter - murdernight St Michael's ADS
Date: 7th April 2017
Details:  For one night only - Friday 7th April 2017 – we shall be performing another of our ever popular Murdernights! (We keep getting asked to do another one!) They are great fun! During a short play, someone is murdered .. and you have to guess the murderer as you question the suspects throughout the evening. This one is written by Sue Morris.
The price of just £6 per head includes a hot-pot supper (veggie option if requested) and dessert .. unbelievable value! We even give a prize for the team who guesses correctly!
As we do not have a liquor licence, you can bring your own drink – many do – and have a party night!
Why not come down and let St Michael's ADS take away all your worries for a couple of hours!
To book (in advance please as we have to order food), you can ring June on 07806 787250 or 01942 236260.
Just make sure you don't miss out on a fabulous night out. Book early! We guarantee you will go home with a smile on your face! And it's also suitable for youngsters and families.
Venue:  St Michael's Parish Hall
Shaw Street,
Swinley,
Wigan
WN1 2BQ

Dementia Friends Champions Induction
Date: 7th April 2017
Details:  Friday 7th April, 10am - 4pm

Session held by Alzheimer's Society

Become a Dementia Friends Champion by attending this whole day volunteer induction session. You’ll see a Dementia Friends Information Session delivered by a Regional Support Officer and then learn how to deliver the session yourself with the chance to discuss the activities and our key messages, before taking part in a practice presentation. Tea and coffee will be provided but please bring your own lunch.

To book your place please visit the website below.
Venue:  Wigan Sports Club, Bull Hey, Parsons Walk Wigan WN1 1RU
Website:  Click to visit

Strangefish & This Wnter Machine
Date: 8th April 2017
Details:  Manchester progressive rock band Strangefish have been in existence (off and on) for twenty-five years now, since their initial formation in 1989. Inspiring an unswervingly loyal cult following along the way, the band took two periods of hiatus, from 1996-2000 and from 2008-2012, at which latter point a supposed one-off reunion gave rise to the latest phase of their existence.

Still featuring the original musicians Steve Taylor (vocals) and Paul O’Neil (keyboards) from that very first line-up, most of the line-up is unchanged from that of 2000. Since being augmented by female vocals, in the shape of drummer Dave Whittaker’s wife Jo, the band’s superbly melodic prog sound has been given a new harmonic dimension. They are finishing off a new album, which already sounded great when they previewed some material at the Summers End Festival last year.

Their recorded output only tells half the story, however, as the band approach live work with a tremendous sense of fun and showmanship. Go to http://www.strangefish.co.uk/ to hear samples of their work.

Support comes from superb new rising prog band This Winter Machine, who have recently released their exceptional debut album The Man Who Never Was, fresh from an acclaimed tour supporting Magnum. Check out some music here: https://www.thiswintermachine.com/gallery-media

PRESENTED BY THE CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETY - www.classicrocksociety.co.uk

Under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs.

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £15

For more information or to book tickets over the phone please contact the Box Office on 01744 735 436 or send us an email at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Frost
Date: 9th April 2017
Details:  Frost are Jem Godfrey – Keys/vocals, John Mitchell - Guitar/vocals (It Bites), Nathan King – Bass/vocals (Level 42) and Craig Blundell – Drums (Steven Wilson)

BAFTA nominated and Ivor Novello award winning songwriter Jem Godfrey formed Frost in 2005 after 5 years of writing million selling number 1 records for the likes of Holly Valance, Atomic Kitten and X-Factor. The band quickly gained attention with the release of their debut album “Milliontown in 2006 which remains an oft cited influence to this day with many up and coming bands.

Since then the band have released a second album, a DVD and supported Dream Theater, Spock’s Beard and Pallas on hugely successful tours. Frost are currently working on their third album due for release in early 2016 on InsideOut.

In the intervening time, Jem has been recruited by Joe Satriani and Steve Vai to play keyboards on various tours, John Mitchell has released the critically acclaimed “Lonely Robot” album, Nathan King continues to tour and record with pop legends Level 42 while Craig Blundell is now the drummer for prog luminary Steven Wilson who has recently released the smash crossover record “Hand. Cannot. Erase”.

With new album “Falling Satellites” scheduled for release on May 27th and with an already existing legendarily loyal and deeply committed fanbase, Frost* are now finally ready to cement their reputation as one of the leading progressive rock acts of the 21st century.

Ticket price refers to tickets purchased in advance, tickets purchased on the door will cost £17

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £15 ADV/£17 OTD

Under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs.

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Haydock Park PBFA Bookfair
Date: 9th April 2017
Details:  Haydock Park Antiquarian and Secondhand Bookfair - PBFA
Long established Antiquarian and Second-Hand Bookfair with over 30 exhibitors. 10am to 4 pm. Only £1.00 entry. Free Parking. Refreshments. Contact - Ben Kelsall 01706 370244 ben@bgk1967b.plus.com
10.00am - 4.00pm
www.pbfa.org
Venue:  Haydock Park Racecourse, Sports Bar.
Newton-le-Willows
Merseyside WA12 0HQ
Website:  Click to visit

History of the Lancashire dialect
Date: 12th April 2017
Details:  6:45pm to 8:30pm

Join us for a trip down memory lane.

SID CALDERBANK - The Mon for Dialect and Song in Lancashire is giving a nostalgic and entertaining talk involving songs, stories and poems about Lancashire Dialect over the last 500 years.

Everyone is welcome, cost is £2.50 per person, refreshments are available.

Wigan Family & Local History Society
Enquiries to wigan.fhs@gmail.com
Venue:  Sunshine House, Wellington St, Wigan WN1 3SA
Website:  Click to visit

Speed Dating in Manchester
Date: 12th April 2017
Details:  Speed Dating in Manchester for anyone aged 30 to 45 on Wednesday 12th April 2017
Book for this event by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page to meet new people at Manchester's most popular singles night!

How speed dating in Manchester works - When you arrive at the Speed Dating venue in Manchester you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening and confirm how many people you will be dating.

Speed dating in Manchester - You will have four minutes to chat to each date, Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to and whether you would like to see them again and also short enough if you don't. At the end of each date you have a brief few moments to make some notes on the person you have just dated. This is something to help jog your memory for the post event matching process the next day.

Speed dating guarantee - You can tick as many as you like. Remember if you don't find anyone suitable and tick them all as a No, we will offer you a free event as part of our guarantee.

Don't miss out! Click here for more information and to book now!
Venue:  Missoula
11 Portland Street
Manchester M1 3HU
United Kingdom
Website:  Click to visit

Gold from Stone
Date: 14th April 2017
Details:  GOLD FROM STONE
An energetic Rock band from Leyland, Lancashire. They are a 5 piece band who love nothing more than entertaining and rocking out.

Event starts at 9pm - Free Entry
Venue:  Brown Cow
The Green
Eccleston
Chorley
PR7 5TP
Website:  Click to visit

Cenacle
Date: 15th April 2017
Details:  Hailing from North West England, Cenacle are living proof that raw talent, ambition and honesty can still help you thrive in the music industry today. What else would explain 100’s of shows, International tours and support slots with some of the biggest names in the rock industry?

After signing to Nameless/Faceless Records late 2013, the band consisting of Si Consiglio (Vocals/Guitar), Benjah Ryan (Bass) and Dan Parr (Drums) went on to release a brand new record called ‘The New Today’. It was released in March 2014 along with their debut single and video “RISE UP” which to date has had over 20,000 views on youtube.

The New Today is a record that sums up the Cenacle journey, past, present and future. Ultimately, it represents the dawning of a new era and speaks of challenges, perseverance, battles and victories along the way. Frontman Si comments “There’s something for everyone. We wanted to tell the audience our story and encourage them to keep going as they live out theirs. Although hardships and adversity are a part of life, ultimately we’ve experienced a greater love and faithfulness that we can’t deny”.

The bands faith coupled with their attitude and work ethic send out a clear message that anything is possible and this is something they are really keen to portray to their fans. Whether its music, art, business or something else everyone has the potential to fulfil dreams.

With a 15,000 strong online following and upwards of 200,000 youtube views, Cenacle have managed to carve out a place for themselves, which is no easy feat in todays music scene.

Under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs.

Doors: 7:30pm

£8

For more information or to book tickets over the phone please contact the Box Office on 01744 735 436 or send us an email at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Handmade Fair
Date: 16th April 2017
Details:  Vibrant Vintage are hosting 5 handmade fairs at the Mercure Georgian House, Blackrod, Bolton. This is a brand new venue for 2017. The fairs have a wide selection of stalls selling handmade cushions, cakes, chocolate, crafts, paper craft, jewellery, knitted items, pens, wood craft, button craft, jams, cards and much more.

All items sold are made by the stall holder meaning that this is a true handmade fair with lots of talented people. Plus there will be craft demonstrations, such as rag rug or spinning guild. Finally, you can take a break from shopping by sitting back and relaxing with a cup of tea and cake at the venues café.
10am - 4pm
Venue:  Mercure Georgian House
Manchester Road
Blackrod
Bolton
BL6 5RU

 
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