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Summer Holiday Fun at the Museum of Wigan Life

Throughout the summer holidays starting from 23rd July - 31st August
10am-4pm Tuesday – Friday
10am-2pm Saturday
Schools out! Come and get involved with our family-friendly exhibition, What`s in Store, design your own museum trail, get hands -on with our interactives, colour, build with Lego, and more!
Free, drop in.

  • Tuesday 23rd July 2024
  • Museum of Wigan Life

NADOS Nippers Summer Showcase

The fabulous Nados Nippers perform their summer showcase at St Edmund Arrowsmith High School.
The award-winning youth group will take to the stage for an evening of entertainment and fun – their performance will include music, singing, drama, comedy and a few surprises!
Perfect for all the family, don’t miss it!
Tickets available here www.ticketsource.co.uk/nados1

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  • Thursday 25th July 2024
  • St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton in Makerfield, WN4 9PF.
Sip & Paint - Alternative Edition

Let's SHAPE Our Creativity CIC presents: Sip & Paint take over: Alternative Edition

A 2 hour canvas painting session with the very talented Gina as your host - with the theme of the Moon. Bring along your friends or come on your own - it is a welcoming space for everyone!

Please note suitable clothing should be worn as paint can stain. We recommend bringing an apron or old shirt to cover your clothing.

Thur, 25 Jul | 18:00 - 20:00

Advance Tickets: £13.00 (includes fees)

To book, please do so via the website www.littleshopofcreativity.co.uk

We hope to see you there! Emma xo

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  • Thursday 25th July 2024
  • The Boulevard, 19 Wallgate, Wigan, WN1 1LD
AC/DC GB - a tribute to AC/DC w/ The Stetsons Electric

KDS Promotions presents: AC/DC GB - a tribute to AC/DC w/ The Stetsons Electric

Sat, 27 Jul | 19:30 - 22:30

Advance Tickets: £10.00 (excludes fees)

Age restriction: 18+

The venue operates a Challenge 25 policy. If you are lucky enough to look under 25 you will be asked to prove that you are over 18. Accepted forms of ID are: Drivers License (full or provisional), a valid Passport or a Citizenship Card with the PASS hologram and SIA logo.

Dress Code: We politely request no tracksuit/jogging bottoms.

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  • Saturday 27th July 2024
  • The Boulevard, 19 Wallgate, Wigan, WN1 1LD
Summer Holiday Fun at the Museum of Wigan Life

Throughout the summer holidays starting from 23rd July - 31st August
10am-4pm Tuesday – Friday
10am-2pm Saturday
Schools out! Come and get involved with our family-friendly exhibition, What`s in Store, design your own museum trail, get hands -on with our interactives, colour, build with Lego, and more!
Free, drop in.

  • Tuesday 30th July 2024
  • Museum of Wigan Life
Mantra - Bring Me The Horizon Party

We're bringing our Bring Me The Horizon Party to Wigan! A club night dedicated to BMTH!

Expect to hear Bring Me The Horizon / Bad Omens / Sleep Token / Asking Alexandria / Enter Shikari / Neck Deep / Linkin Park / A Day To Remember / Electric Callboy / Limp Bizkit / I Prevail / Paramore / Don Broco / While She Sleeps / Architects and loads more!

Fri, 2 Aug | 23:00 - 03:00 (pre-bar from 20:00)

Advance Tickets: £6.00 (excludes fees)

Age restriction: 18+

The venue operates a Challenge 25 policy. If you are lucky enough to look under 25 you will be asked to prove that you are over 18. Accepted forms of ID are: Drivers License (full or provisional), a valid Passport or a Citizenship Card with the PASS hologram and SIA logo.

Dress Code: We politely request no tracksuit/jogging bottoms.

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  • Friday 2nd August 2024
  • The Boulevard, 19 Wallgate, Wigan, WN1 1LD
Leather Making Talk

12pm-1pm
Inspired by the Museum of Wigan Life's new exhibition What's in Store, and the wonderful leather pieces on display, join Pipa from The Wolf Workshop to take a deep dive into the history of leather making.
£3.50, booking essential

  • Saturday 3rd August 2024
  • Museum of Wigan Life
Pantera A.D. - a tribute to Pantera w/ Type Of Negative - a tribute to Type O Negative

KDS Promotions presents: Pantera A.D. - a tribute to Pantera w/ Type Of Negative - a tribute to Type O Negative

Sat, 3 Aug | 19:30 - 22:30

Advance Tickets: £10.00 (excludes fees)

Age restriction: 18+

The venue operates a Challenge 25 policy. If you are lucky enough to look under 25 you will be asked to prove that you are over 18. Accepted forms of ID are: Drivers License (full or provisional), a valid Passport or a Citizenship Card with the PASS hologram and SIA logo.

Dress Code: We politely request no tracksuit/jogging bottoms.

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  • Saturday 3rd August 2024
  • The Boulevard, 19 Wallgate, Wigan, WN1 1LD
Summer Holiday Fun at the Museum of Wigan Life

Throughout the summer holidays starting from 23rd July - 31st August
10am-4pm Tuesday – Friday
10am-2pm Saturday
Schools out! Come and get involved with our family-friendly exhibition, What`s in Store, design your own museum trail, get hands -on with our interactives, colour, build with Lego, and more!
Free, drop in.

  • Tuesday 6th August 2024
  • Museum of Wigan Life
Permanent Exhibition and Building Tour

12 pm - 12:45pm
Originally Wigan's public library, and designed by Alfred Waterhouse, the Museum of Wigan Life is a building worth knowing! Join our curators for a tour of the building, including our wonderful Local Studies Library with original Victorian fixtures. The tour will also include a look around our recently re-vamped Ancient Worlds displays.
Free, booking essential. Please use Eventbrite to book

  • Wednesday 7th August 2024
  • Museum of Wigan Life