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Events 2023

Make Some Noise

Events 2023

Streets Apart Festival

Streets Apart Festival

Streets Apart Festival

Streets Apart Festival

Armed Forces DayArmed Forces Day

Wigan Town Centre all day. Parade begins at Mesnes Park at 11am.

Show your support and thanks to our service men and women as they parade with pride accompanied by live music. Enjoy a day of FREE family entertainment with stalls, fairground attractions, military vehicles and armed forces themed music and acts.

When: 24th June 2023, 11am-4pm

Where: Wigan Town Centre

Stree Apart FestivalStreets Apart Festival

A spectacular FREE two-day street festival coming to Wigan this summer.

The weekend will begin with a huge parade of giant puppets, bringing colour and carnival to our streets. Established artists will bring high-quality entertainment, DJs, and catwalks, alongside street art, face painting and community performances. Visit the festival web site (external link) for more information and updates to the programme.

When: 8th and 9th July 2023

MakeSomeNoisethmbMake 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: Until January 2024, Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm

Venue: Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street, Wigan

Visit Wigan Museum,

whatsonWL-expoArchives: 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

Cost: Free

Visit Archives: Wigan & Leigh Exhibition, ,


For more events in Wigan Borough .

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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