What's on in Wigan, Lancashire
Local Tourist Guide
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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Discover museums, art galleries, historic houses, castles, attractions, theme parks and much more in and around Wigan to keep both parents and children amused and entertained whatever the British weather decides to throw at you!
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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
|911911 appears live in Warrington, Cheshire at Pyramid and Parr Hall on Tuesday, 11 March 2014. For ticket prices to watch 911 at Pyramid and Parr Hall, see the list of tickets available for 911.…||11 Mar 2014Pyramid and Parr HallWarringtonMiscellaneous|
|Richard and AdamRichard and Adam at The Lowry Manchester live on Tuesday, 11 March 2014 in Salford, Greater Manchester. For tickets to see Richard and Adam at The Lowry Manchester, see the list of ticket prices.…||11 Mar 2014The Lowry ManchesterSalfordMiscellaneous|
|CamelCamel appears live in Warrington, Cheshire at Pyramid and Parr Hall on Thursday, 13 March 2014. For ticket prices to watch Camel at Pyramid and Parr Hall, see the list of tickets available for Camel.…||13 Mar 2014Pyramid and Parr HallWarringtonMiscellaneous|
|Russell Kane SmallnessTickets for Russell Kane Smallness at The Lowry on the Friday, 14 March 2014 are bound to sell out fast - to watch Russell Kane Smallness live at The Lowry see our list of ticket comparison costs from box offices, primar…||14 Mar 2014The LowrySalford QuaysTheatre & Performing Arts|
|The Comedy Club WarringtonThe Comedy Club at the Park Royal Hotel Warrington on Friday 14th March. 3 Top Comedians As Seen On TV. Host Comedian â€“ Mandy Muden Faking It, Heroes of Magic - The Big Stage, Come Dine With Me (All Ch4) "Hi, I'm Mand…||14 Mar 2014Warrington Park Royal HotelWarringtonTheatre & Performing Arts|
|ClannadClannad appears live in Salford, Greater Manchester at The Lowry Manchester on Saturday, 15 March 2014. For ticket prices to watch Clannad at The Lowry Manchester, see the list of tickets available for Clannad.…||15 Mar 2014The Lowry ManchesterSalfordMiscellaneous|
|Halton Crafters Association Spring Mini MarketHandmade gifts and tasty treats made by local crafters…||15 Mar 2014Churchill HallRuncornArts / Craft|
|Martin Harley Band + Albert JonesMartin Harley is a phenomenally talented guitarist, singer and songwriter he fronts the highly praised UK-based acoustic trio; The Martin Harley Band. Martinâ€™s latest album MOJO FIX which was recorded in Texas, comes o…||15 Mar 2014The MetBuryMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Mary BlackMary Black at The Lowry Manchester live on Saturday, 15 March 2014 in Salford, Greater Manchester. For tickets to see Mary Black at The Lowry Manchester, see the list of ticket prices.…||15 Mar 2014The Lowry ManchesterSalfordMiscellaneous|
|Nearly DanNearly Dan in concert The Spirit and Sound of Steely Dan Reelin' in the Years Anniversary tour 2013 Less tribute and more homage, Nearly Dan is saviour to the growing legions of Dan fans, desperate to hear the meticul…||15 Mar 2014The CitadelSt HelensMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Smithills Band ConcertSmithills Band Concert at Darwen Library Theatre live on Saturday, 15 March 2014 in Darwen, Lancashire. For tickets to see Smithills Band Concert at Darwen Library Theatre, see the list of ticket prices.…||15 Mar 2014Darwen Library TheatreDarwenMiscellaneous|
|Thank You for the MusicThank You for the Music performs live at Pyramid and Parr Hall in Warrington, Cheshire on Saturday, 15 March 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Thank You for the Music at Pyramid and Parr Hall now.…||15 Mar 2014Pyramid and Parr HallWarringtonMiscellaneous|
|The willows Wedding FayreWe invite you to partake of FREE Italian buffet Enjoy our tom Jones Tribute Bring the children and they will be entertained by Our Mr,Magic Derek Gustard Bridal wear by emma Louise Bolton and over 15 vendors waiting …||16 Mar 2014The WillowsBlackrodExhibitions|
|Miles KaneMiles Kane performs live at Pyramid and Parr Hall in Warrington, Cheshire on Monday, 17 March 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Miles Kane at Pyramid and Parr Hall now.…||17 Mar 2014Pyramid and Parr HallWarringtonMiscellaneous|
|DLT Film Society One ChanceDLT Film Society One Chance at Darwen Library Theatre live on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 in Darwen, Lancashire. For tickets to see DLT Film Society One Chance at Darwen Library Theatre, see the list of ticket prices.…||18 Mar 2014Darwen Library TheatreDarwenMiscellaneous|
|Wigan Athletic vs WatfordWigan Athletic vs Watford appears live in Wigan, Lancashire at DW Stadium on Saturday, 22 March 2014. For ticket prices to watch Wigan Athletic vs Watford at DW Stadium, see the list of tickets available for Wigan Athle…||22 Mar 2014DW StadiumWiganMiscellaneous|
|Tom WrigglesworthTom Wrigglesworth at Pyramid and Parr Hall live (Comedy) on Sunday, 23 March 2014 in Warrington, Cheshire. To compare ticket prices for the Tom Wrigglesworth event at Pyramid and Parr Hall, see the list of ticket compan…||23 Mar 2014Pyramid and Parr HallWarringtonTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Lydiate Scouts Car Boot SaleIntroduction A friendly Car Boot Sale organised and run by the 1st Lydiate Scout Group with all proceeds towards the promotion of scouting in Lydiate and beyond. Full details available at www.lydiatescouts.org.uk/carboot…||29 Mar 2014Lydiate Parish HallLydiateCar Boot Sales|
|Grand NationalGrand National appear live to play Horse Racing at Aintree Racecourse on Thursday, 03 April 2014, in Liverpool, Merseyside. For the best ticket prices, see below.…||3 Apr 2014Aintree RacecourseLiverpoolSports|
|June FieldJune Field at Darwen Library Theatre live (More Arts, Theater & Comedy) on Thursday, 03 April 2014 in Darwen, Lancashire. To compare ticket prices for the June Field event at Darwen Library Theatre, see the list of tick…||3 Apr 2014Darwen Library TheatreDarwenTheatre & Performing Arts|
Easter in Wigan
Easter activities in Wigan
Enjoy a fun-filled family Easter holiday with our list of events taking place over the Bank Holiday Easter weekend in Wigan.
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.