What's on in Wigan, Lancashire
Welcome to Wigan in the beautiful county of Lancashire. Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Wigan - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.
Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Wigan to suit all the family, whatever the weather.
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Handy Local Guide
Taxis in Wigan
If you're out on the tiles in Wigan then please don't drink and drive - our list of taxis in Wigan will help you get from A to B quickly and safely so you can fully enjoy the delights of Wigan.
Tourist Information Centres
If you're stuck and don't know what to do, then pop in to your local Tourist Information Centre in Wigan (TIC) for friendly help and advice for tourists and locals alike.
Enjoy some of the wide choice of restaurants in Wigan for a gourmet feast of fresh local produce. You're sure of a warm welcome from budget diners to highly acclaimed restaurants.
Local Hotel Accommodation
Whether you're staying in Wigan for the night or you're staying for a few days or more, you'll love the choice of hotel accommodation available in the area.
Wigan Oak HotelWigan
Rooms from £50.00
Coaching Inn HotelWigan
Rooms from £34.00
Premier Inn Wigan (M6, J25)Wigan
Rooms from £42.00
Premier Inn Wigan WestUpholland
Rooms from £42.00
Holland Hall HotelUpholland
Rooms from £60.00
Forthcoming Events Diary
|OliverThe Citadel 'Hands On' Community Drama Group presents...Oliver. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:00pm and the performance will be on stage at 7:30pm. Also Oliver is on from Thu 20th June 2013 - Fri 21…||20 - 21 Jun 2013The CitadelSt HelensTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Skinny MollySkinny Molly appears live in Warrington, Cheshire at Pyramid and Parr Hall on Thursday, 20 June 2013. For ticket prices to watch Skinny Molly at Pyramid and Parr Hall, see the list of tickets available for Skinny Molly.…||20 Jun 2013Pyramid and Parr HallWarringtonMiscellaneous|
|Geno Washington and the YoyosThe UK Godfather of soulful rhythm & blues. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £14 (full price) / £12 (concession price) each. To purchase tickets contact the Citadel Box …||22 Jun 2013The CitadelSt HelensMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Steve WinwoodSteve Winwood appears live in Salford Quays, Lancashire at The Lowry on Monday, 24 June 2013. For ticket prices to watch Steve Winwood at The Lowry, see the list of tickets available for Steve Winwood.…||24 Jun 2013The LowrySalford QuaysMiscellaneous|
|Brian MayBrian May performs live at The Lowry Centre in Salford, Greater Manchester on Tuesday, 25 June 2013. Buy and compare your tickets for Brian May at The Lowry Centre now.…||25 Jun 2013The Lowry CentreSalfordMiscellaneous|
|Brian May amp; Kerry EllisPop And Rock - watch Brian May amp; Kerry Ellis live at The Lowry Centre in Salford, Greater Manchester on the Tuesday, 25 June 2013. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house!…||25 Jun 2013The Lowry CentreSalfordMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Brian May and Kerry EllisBrian May and Kerry Ellis performs live at The Lowry in Salford Quays, Lancashire on Tuesday, 25 June 2013. Buy and compare your tickets for Brian May and Kerry Ellis at The Lowry now.…||25 Jun 2013The LowrySalford QuaysMiscellaneous|
|Brian May Kerry EllisBrian May Kerry Ellis at The Lowry live on Tuesday, 25 June 2013 in Salford Quays, Lancashire. For tickets to see Brian May Kerry Ellis at The Lowry, see the list of ticket prices.…||25 Jun 2013The LowrySalford QuaysMiscellaneous|
|Halton Crafters Association Mini Craft MarketHalton Crafters Association are pleased to announce a series of craft markets brought to you in the Halton area of Cheshire. Our events are organised to showcase the great talent that Halton and the surrounding area has…||29 Jun 2013Churchill HallRuncornArts / Craft|
|Mum2mum MarketAward winning pop up sale of quality nearly new baby and children's goods, where mums sell to mums and keep 100% of their profits. Sales are strictly on a first come first served basis, there is no annual subscription t…||29 Jun 2013Christ Church Ministry CentreAughtonCar Boot Sales|
|The Smiths LtdThe UK's No.1 tribute to The Smiths. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £10 (full price) / £8 (concession price) each. To purchase tickets contact the Citadel Box Office o…||29 Jun 2013The CitadelSt HelensMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Topsy Turvy Theatre Co Presents Ruby Flew TooWritten especially for children using stunning scenery, original music & hand made puppets for ages 3 - 7. Please note the doors for this event open at 12:30pm and the performance will be on stage at 1:00pm. Ticket…||29 Jun 2013The CitadelSt HelensTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Workshop Experimental Watercolour CanalsWorkshop Experimental Watercolour - Canals Saturday, 29 June 2013 TIME 10am till 1pm TAKEN BY GUILD MEMBER Pam Potter Experimental Watercolour with Mixed Media, Canals. We will draw with paint tubes, spray, mark make…||29 Jun 2013Gallery at the WharfBurscoughArts / Craft|
|An Audience with Jodie PrengerAn audience with Jodie Prenger (Winner of Andrew Lloyd Webber's BBC talen show I'd do Anything and former pannellist of ITV's Loose Women. Ticket price includes a luxury afternoon tea and the chance to enjoy some reta…||3 Jul 2013Shaw Hill Golf and Country ClubChorleyLifestyle|
|Jj Grey and MofroUS band JJ Grey and Mofro return to the UK for a 6-night run as they continue their tour in support of new album This River. On July they will be playing The Met in Bury along with Big Boy Bloater and The Limits. For fur…||4 Jul 2013The MetBuryMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Simon McbrideDebut performance from talented emerging blues guitarist. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £12 (full price) / £10 (concession price) each. To purchase tickets contact th…||4 Jul 2013The CitadelSt HelensMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Chris and Pui RoadshowFamilies and children will love Chris and Pui Roadshow live at Pyramid and Parr Hall on the Saturday, 06 July 2013 in Warrington, Cheshire. For a list of ticket prices to watch Chris and Pui Roadshow live at Pyramid and…||6 Jul 2013Pyramid and Parr HallWarringtonFamily Days Out|
|Hugh CornwellThe original guitarist, singer and main songwriter in The Stranglers. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £18 (full price) / £16 (concession price) each. To purchase ticket…||6 Jul 2013The CitadelSt HelensMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Strictly ConfidentialStrictly Confidential at The Lowry live (Ballet & Dance) on Monday, 08 July 2013 in Salford Quays, Lancashire. To compare ticket prices for the Strictly Confidential event at The Lowry, see the list of ticket companies.…||8 Jul 2013The LowrySalford QuaysTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Strictly ConfidentialTickets for Strictly Confidential at The Lowry on the Tuesday, 09 July 2013 are bound to sell out fast - to watch Strictly Confidential live at The Lowry see our list of ticket comparison costs from box offices, primary …||9 Jul 2013The LowrySalford QuaysTheatre & Performing Arts|
Wedding fairs in Wigan
Get married in style by visiting wedding fairs in Wigan. From the bride's dress, to the wedding cake, venues and photographers, plan your special day with our list of local wedding exhibitions.