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More details - Weeping Ash Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Created by retired nurseryman and photographer John Bent, Weeping Ash is a garden of all-year interest with a beautiful display of early snowdrops.
Weeping Ash Garden, Glazebury
Sun 25 Feb, Sun 4 Mar

More details - Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt at Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Hindley, Wigan. WN2 3HZ Sunday 18th March 2018 Three time slots available, 10am, 12noon and 2pm. £5 per child, must be pre booked. The children will be met by Bess the Bunny and Ted the Bear on arrival, then make Easter crafts in our Oak Centre.
Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street, Hindley
Sun 18 Mar

World Rocks Against Dementia (Bolton) More details - World Rocks Against Dementia (Bolton)
Come and play your part in Bolton’s effort towards World Rocks Against Dementia, an annual international music event to raise money and awareness around the condition.
Our Lady of Lourdes Social Club, 275 Plodder Lane, Farnworth, Bolton
Sat 17 Mar
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More details - "Audience with Murder" at Wigan Little Theatre
Written by: Roger Leach and Colin Wakefield Directed by: Peter Hall This is an intriguing and witty thriller, full of unexpected twists.
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite Sams Bar, if your sat nav can’t find it)
Tue 27 Feb to Sat 3 Mar, Mon 5 Mar to Sat 10 Mar

More details - The North West Teddy Bear & Doll Fair
A great range of Artist, preloved, shop and vintage Teddy Bears and Dolls, Accessories and Bear Making Supplies. Fully wheelchair accessible and parking is free open 10.30am-4pm Adults £2.
Bolton Wanderers Macron Stadium Burn ham Way Horwich Bolton
Sun 11 Mar

North of England Orchid Show and Members Orchid Plant Auction   (Auction starts at 1.30pm) More details - North of England Orchid Show and Members Orchid Plant Auction   (Auction starts at 1.30pm)
Come and see the wonderful blooms and colours of the world of orchids, many many different types of orchids on display, usually there are orchid traders to buy an orchid or two you may not have seen before. And this is the chance to find that special orchid, as our members auction off their excess plants at 1.30pm
THE COMMUNITY HALL MANCHESTER RD RIXTON WITH GLAZEBROOK
Sat 3 Mar
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More details - Messy Church
For accompanied children of all ages. Craft, games and songs all around a Bible theme, followed by food. Free, though donations toward cost of food & craft welcome. Fun & Food. All welcome Christ Church Heaton, Chorley New Road Bolton BL1 5AH.
Christ Church, Cholrey New Road, Heaton, Bolton
Wed 21 Feb

More details - FILM: CHILDREN OF GOD
The Old Courts LGBT Film season brings you a monthly night of the best in LGBT Cinema in association with Cinema for all. This Month we have Children of God a screenplay by Kareem Mortimer directed and filmed by independent films Bahamas.
Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
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More details - The Something New Show
Right, ok, what’s in store for you this month? - Poetry from lyrical, laugh-out loud, cheeky wordsmith Dave Viney. Scally-cum-sonnet maker- stories about kid brothers and Snoop Dog wanna-be’s.
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Thu 22 Feb

More details - The Happy Mondaze VS True Order
Who doesn’t buzz off Madchester music? An absolute no-brainer of a gig here. The music of The Happy Mondays and New Order played live in The Grand Vault by the brilliant ’Happy Mondaze’ and ’True Order’ It’s as simple as that.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Fri 23 Feb

More details - FNL: The Blackheart Orchestra / Tom Jones / Hoonose
The Blackheart Orchestra play an intimate show in the Bailiff Bar. Think Florence & The Machine and Portishead meet soft Kate Bush style vocals. With four critically acclaimed albums, TV commercials and films under their belt this is not to be missed. Acoustic support from Tom Jones & Hoonose.
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Fri 23 Feb

More details - The Icicle Works
The Icicle Works are coming to The Old Courts. This cult band (named after the 1960 short story "The Day the Icicle Works Closed") boasts hits such as "Love Is a Wonderful Colour" and "Birds Fly (Whisper to a Scream)".
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 24 Feb

More details - PADDY RYAN
The Old Courts are delighted to welcome Paddy Ryan for an evening of outstanding Irish, Folk and Rock music brought to you by the inimitable singer, songwriter and rounded performer. Paddy lives and breathes music and comes from a rich heritage of performers.
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 24 Feb

More details - FNL Woodley Taylor / Brandon Lee Webb Band/ McHale's Permanent Brew
"Somewhere between a loved up Mick Jagger and a cocked out Neil Young” - Ric Brooks (Tunafish Media Ltd), Woodley Taylor return to headline the Bailiff Bar again after a storming set (with more than a couple of encores – nobody wanted them to stop playing) last Autumn to promote their brilliant debut album ‘Breathe A
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Fri 2 Mar

More details - Doing It For Joan
Doing It For Joan | Saturday 3rd March | Doors 16:30pm - | Entry by donation All artists performing at this festival are friends of, and have enjoyed being involved in many of the music, word festivals and other ventures that Joan Blackburn was also involved in for many years.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 3 Mar

More details - BLUES: Midnite Johnny Band
Midnite Johnny has worked extensively throughout his native USA and has established a reputation as one of South Florida’s most powerful Blues and Rock guitarists.
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 3 Mar

More details - Martin Taylor MBE
Seriously, where do you begin? The Old Courts are honoured to welcome Martin Taylor MBE, the solo Jazz guitarist, self-taught since the age of 4 who has made such a mark on this instrument that words don’t really suffice, but here goes - GRAMMY nominated, virtuoso player , composer, 50 year career, 14 British...
Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Thu 8 Mar

More details - THE VIBRATORS
With a career spanning several decades, vocalist/guitarist IAN "KNOX" CARNOCHAN, bassist PAT COLLIER, guitarist JOHN ELLIS and drummer EDDIE originally formed the VIBRATORS in February 1976, and their first gig was supporting THE STRANGLERS at Hornsey Art College in North London.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Fri 9 Mar

More details - FNL: Shallow Waters / Manalishi / Soldato / Purple Merlin
Local band on the rise Shallow Waters return to headline with their spiralling desert grooves, crunching stoner tones, and howling guitar solos, with support from energetic grunge alt.
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Fri 9 Mar

More details - DR JOHN COOPER CLARKE
**FRONT 2 ROWS SEAT £22.50 (36) NONE- FRONT 2 ROWS £19.50 (117) NUS CONCESSIONS £16 (18) **************************** The Old Courts are incredibly excited to announce the visit of the legend that is DR JOHN COOPER CLARKE. John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s as the original ‘people’s poet’.
Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Tue 13 Mar

More details - FNL: Joe Astley & The Back Pages/ Scaredy Cats / Small Town
Headliners Joe Astley and The Back Pages are the new faces of rock ’n’ roll, bringing a fresh, new edge to music; their four part harmonies and unique stage presence has gained them attention all over the North-West with notable performances at our Mad Friday Festival and also at Liverpool’s, Zanzibar &
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Fri 16 Mar

More details - STRANGE BREW (Rock Night): POWER 3
A new monthly Saturday Rock night with great live bands playing rock + hard rock with loads of classic tunes! Find us in the Bailiff bar with it’s unique, amazing atmosphere and vibe! Come along and enjoy a great night of rock music at Wigan’s premier live music venue, you know you want to!
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 17 Mar

More details - St Patrick's Night Knees Up With Beware Of The Pig
It’s that time again! The Old Courts St Patrick’s celebrations with the inimitable, brilliant, barnstorming ’Beware Of The Pig’ - our annual bash is always a chocca, energetic, memorable celebration of the best traditional Irish Folk music with a load of surprises and twists thrown in for good...
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 17 Mar

More details - Jhamlet
Hamlet returns from his life styding abroad to find his home utterly changed and his place in the world uncertain. His father is dead and his mother is rmarried to his uncle, who is now King. Torn apart with grief and suspicion, Hamlet must decide on what to do.
Octagon Theatre Bolton
Today to Sat 10 Mar

More details - East is East
For the seven kids of George Khan - proud Pakistani and chip shop owner - life is one long compromise. Written by Ayub Khan Din and directed by Ben Occhipinti, this play was made into a BAFTA wainning film and has become a popular comedy drama. It is now being brought back to life in Bolton. Age recommendation 14+
Octagon Theatre Bolton
Thu 15 Mar to Sat 14 Apr