Make Some Noise
Wigan Borough has a wide variety of venues and visitor attractions and is host to local, national and international events. From amazing parks and open spaces to world class sporting and cultural programmes our borough has something to offer everyone. Visit Wigan is your portal to a great experience in our borough and we hope to host you soon for a great day out!
Make Some Noise - From Stage Door to Dance Floor
Come and experience the exciting displays and listen to the sounds that celebrate the unique history of music and entertainment from across the Wigan Borough.From Cinemas and Local Legends to Brass Bands, Jazz and Northern Soul this exhibition brings to life the incredible range of musical genres our towns have embraced and called their own. Expect to see and hear the very best with original objects and music from Wigan Casino, George Formby, The Verve, Buzzcocks and much more. This engaging, interactive, family-friendly exhibition has something for everyone and your musical memories will come flooding back!
When: 28th January 2023 until January 2024, Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Venue: Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street, Wigan
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Archives: Wigan & Leigh Exhibition
An amazing new family-friendly exhibition in the archives at Leigh Town Hall showcases the astonishing stories that make up the local history of the borough. There is lots to explore, from stories from Miss Weeton’s diaries of Wigan life in the 17th Century, to Leigh’s First World War Victoria Cross recipient; Alfred Wilkinson.
When: Every Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Venue: Archives: Wigan & Leigh, Leigh Town Hall, Civic Square, Leigh, WN7 1DY
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Our culture guide for Wigan Borough, which includes lots of activities and events at The Museum of Wigan Life, Archives: Wigan & Leigh and The Turnpike Gallery and borough libraries.
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