What's on - Wigan

May 2018

Child’s Play – A celebration of childhood

A new exhibition giving children a taste of life in the Victorian era. A free interactive experience giving families an insight into Victorian Life through dress up, games and education.

Wigan Race for Life 5k

5k run to help raise money for Cancer Research. Car parking charge applies.

  • Wednesday 23rd May 2018: 7pm - 9pm
  • Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane, Wigan, WN2 1PE
  • Prices: Children - £10.00, Women - £14.99, Under 6 entry (girls and boys) - free and no registration needed.
  • Enter the Wigan 5k race (external link).

Haigh Foodie Friday

Fantastic food from a variety of different food traders, some you know and some brand new, but all amazing.

Live music also and dog friendly.

  • Friday 25th May 2018: 6pm - 10pm
  • Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane, Wigan, WN2 1PE
  • Free entry and free parking after 5pm.

Wigan Comic Con 2018

Great medium sized event spread over 2 halls. Fun and inclusive. Great mix of traders. Guests from TV, film and the comic industry. Retro arcade machines free to play. Retro video gaming free to play TV/ film displays.

Den building & Bushcraft

Enjoy Bush craft including fire lighting, den building, making hot chocolate and smores on the fire plus more. All participants to wear warm clothes and suitable footwear that you don’t mind getting muddy. Activities are suitable for ages 6 - 14 years.

  • Monday 28th May 2018: 9.30am - 11.30am, meet at the visitor centre by 9.15am at the latest.
  • Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane, Wigan, WN2 1PE
  • Tickets are £10 per person
  • Book tickets by calling 01942 828280 or visit Haigh Woodland Park (external link) for more information.

Summer of Culture logoSummer of Culture

Wigan Borough is celebrating a summer of culture, with a whole programme of cultural activities, events, shows and exhibitions for the whole family to enjoy.

Organisations across the borough are coming together to celebrate the wealth of creativity, innovation and heritage we have to offer.


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