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More details - 6 Birch Road - Open Garden for NGS
A small wild life friendly garden brimming with colour making the most of its potential. Large collection of alpines and succulents and used in interesting and creative ways. Extensive and inspirational use of recycled materials giving them a new lease of life.
6 Birch Road, Leigh
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Leigh 5K
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
Pennington Flash
Sun 3 Jun

More details - ComedySportz
Two teams battle it out for your laughs in this all ages, all action, all improvised competitive comedy show. Using audience suggestions the teams go for gold with quick-witted gags, games, sketches and songs.
The Way Theatre/Studio Victoria Mill, First Floor, Bolton Old Rd, Atherton
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS
Recently restored medium sized gardens of Grade 2* vernacular Georgian vicarage comprising both formal and informal planting and statuary as the garden narrows to follow the woodland stream which runs through it.
The Old Vicarage, Manchester
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Car Boot Sale
Charity Car Boot Sale at Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street, Hindley, Wigan. WN2 3HZ. Sunday 27th May 2018 from 9am - 2pm. Pitches must be pre booked in advance. £10 per car. To book a pitch please call the fundraising team on 01942 525566 or email fundraising@wlh.org.uk for more information.
Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street, Hindley
Sun 27 May

More details - Birchwood Carnival
Birchwood’s annual showpiece offers something for everyone – talented performers, exciting displays, free kids activities, hands-on nature and history exhibitions, as well as the ever popular funfair.
Birchwood Forest Park, Birchwood, Warrington
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Arrive ’n’ Drive Karting for Families - Bank Holiday Monday 28th May 10am until 4pm
"Our Family Arrive ’n’ Drive days are special events when all of the family from ages 8+ can try their hand at karting. Different circuits and karts are offered to suit different ages: 8-11 years use the Cadet Loop, 12-15 and 16+ years use the Junior Circuit.
Three Sisters Circuit, Three Sisters Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan,
Mon 28 May

More details - Sisley Junior Kart School - ages 8-15 years
The renowned Sisley Kart Racing School was launched at the awesome Three Sisters Circuit in Wigan over Easter. Available for ages 8-11 years and 12-15 years, there are three levels of tuition, starting with the Novice Kart Lesson, where no previous experience is required.
Three Sisters Circuit, Three Sisters Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan,
Tue 29 May

More details - Arrive ’n’ Drive Karting for ages 8-15 years
Looking for the ultimate half term experience? Arrive ’n’ Drive sessions for ages 8-15 years offer twenty minutes of karting fun in a safe and controlled atmosphere. Either turn up on the day or reserve your space to avoid any queuing. £25 per person Running on 29th, 30th and 31st May 2018.
Three Sisters Circuit, Three Sisters Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan,
Tue 29 May

More details - The Secret Valley - Open Garden for NGS
Large 2 acre water garden with ponds, streams, waterfalls, islands and lake. High variety of trees, plants and climbers. It is a haven for waterfowl and local wildlife (incl swans, ducks, geese, coots, moorhens, grebes, herons and kingfishers). Adjoining gardens and allotment are also open.
The Secret Valley, Manchester
Sun 3 Jun

More details - "Bazaar and Rummage" at Wigan Little Theatre
Written by: Sue Townsend Directed by: John Churnside Gwenda, an ex-agoraphobic, leads a self-help group of three who have been unable to leave their homes for a variety of reasons. She forces them to help at a local bazaar, enlisting the support of a trainee social-worker.
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite Sams Bar, if your sat nav can’t find it)
Today to Sat 26 May, Mon 28 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra
Live steel music performance by this popular youth group from Stockport
Market Street, Wigan
Sat 16 Jun

More details - The Something New Show
The Something New Show returns! Up this month we have Rosie Fleeshman. Rosie writes witty, thought-provoking and brutally honest poetry. She is the co-runner of SPEAK, a diverse spoken word night in the heart of Manchester. She is a multi slam winner and the reigning Great Northern Slam Champion.
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Today

More details - LIONESS - The Amy Winehouse Experience
Amy Winehouse was without doubt one of the most influential, notorious and wonderfully talented singer-songwriters the UK has produced in a generation. Her meteoric rise from Camden local with bags of potential to worldwide superstar was something to behold.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Fri 25 May

More details - FNL: Mosley Bar | Salvador | Aviso |
Join us in the Bailiff Bar for Friday Night Live one last time before we move upstairs! Our very first Friday Night Live headliners - Mosley Bar return to end it as we started.
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Fri 25 May

More details - The Bob Dylan Experience
There are certain mandatory artists in any record collection, Bob Dylan is one of them. The Old Courts are excited to welcome The Bob Dylan Experience - The most sincere, heartfelt and accurate homage to the brilliant man himself who has written timeless hit music for decade upon decade.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Sat 26 May

More details - XSLF
XSLF started in 2013 when ‘Stiff Little Fingers’ Henry Cluney and Jim Reilly met again after years apart and realised the passion to perform still raged on.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Sat 26 May

More details - NORTHERN SOUL AND MOTOWN
Join us this bank holiday weekend for the latest installment of Northern Soul & Motown. Resident DJ Deano is back with his band of merry men bringing you the very best classic Northern Soul & Motown. Great atmosphere, great people! See you there!
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Sun 27 May

More details - The Great Half Term Den Build
It’s half term and we need you! Calling all maginative kids to help create our indoor den! come along to The Victorian Court Room and let your imagination run wild. All materials provided, a drink and a biscuit included and we will finish the session with a good old game of pass the parcel.
Court Room, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Mon 28 May

More details - Make My Own Pinata!!!!!
Who doesn’t love craft! Who doesn’t love to whack a pinata! Join us in The Victorian Courtroom to make your very own paper mache Pinata. Choose from either a summer bee or sunny chick design and off you go with help from our brilliant professional artist.
Court Room, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Tue 29 May

More details - The Gruffalo!
Guess who’s coming to The Old Courts? In association with ‘Say Two Productions’ we are excited to bring you a half term performance of ‘The Gruffalo’ We take you on a journey through the story of the cumbersome, cuddly Gruffalo, his exciting, funny adventures and his encounters with the mouse walking through the...
Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Wed 30 May

More details - FNL: Big Bambora | Mazebound | + more tba
Bickerstock, Deaf Institute and Mad Friday headliners Big Bambora return, expect huge sounding anthemic tunes and tight harmonies from this high energy indie rock and roll quartet.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Acoustic Roots - Brooks Williams
We are delighted to welcome Brooks back to Acoustic Roots for his second solo appearance with us. If country blues and Americana had a love-child it would be Brooks Williams, A mean finger-picker, a stunning slide guitarist and a singer with a voice, according to AmericanaUK - “that you just melt into.
Court Room, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Sat 2 Jun

More details - BLUES: Snakewater
Rising stars of the UK Bluesrock scene, Snakewater are fronted by 24 year-old Bobby Grant who attracts adulatory attention for his incendiary playing.
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Tallula Vintage
Join us in the splendour of The Victorian Courtroom for the latest vintage extravaganza from Tallula Vintage. Browse the exquisite handmade items and accessories and an incredible range of vintage must-haves.
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Northern Uproar
The Old Courts are delighted to welcome Northern Uproar with support from local lads Pink Shirts For Pale People and Jon Peet.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Pink Floydian
Pink Floydian are one of the most accurate Pink Floyd tribute bands in the UK today. Gathered together from the cream of the Northwest’s Floyd-loving musicians, they deliver over two and a half hours of Pink Floyd classics.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Open Mic Poetry
Open mic poetry session hosted by Wigan-based poet Louise Fazackerley. Come down, make yourself known, get yourself heard or just enjoy the work of others.
Court Room, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Thu 14 Jun, Thu 12 Jul

More details - FLEETWOOD BAC
The Rumours are true: Fleetwood Bac are coming to The Old Courts! Support on the night comes from the soulful vocals of local acoustic singer/songwriters; Andy Stonier and Jon Peet.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Fri 15 Jun

More details - NORTHERN SOUL AND MOTOWN
We’re back for another top night of music and dancing. Resident DJ Deano & accomplices will keep you buzzing until the little hours with the very best in classic Northern Soul & Motown. Great music, great people, no hassle, no problem! See you there!
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Simply Dylan
We’re delighted to welcome Simply Dylan with a stripped back acoustic set from Vision Thing. Simply Dylan is a standout act of pure class. - No frills, no gimmicks, no pretence SIMPLY DYLAN is John O’Connell’s personal exploration and celebration of the rich and diverse work of Bob Dylan.
Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Sycamore Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Approx acre cottage garden split into distinct areas, arches covered with rambling roses, colourful herbaceous borders, and a woodland area planted to encourage birds and wildlife. There is a natural spring, well, and ponds. There are plenty of seating areas to sit and enjoy this very pretty garden.
Sycamore Cottage, Manchester
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Cheeky Monkies Baby & Children's Sale - Wigan 16/06/18
We are hosting a baby and children’s sale at The Deanery, Frog Lane, Wigan, WN1 1HQ SATURDAY 16th June 1-3pm x For mums, dads, grandmas, granddads, aunts and uncles to buy or sell new or pre-loved items such as clothes 0-5 years, shoes, push chair, toys, high chairs, Moses baskets, bikes, sensory equipment,
The Deanery High School, Frog Lane, Wigan
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Summer Holiday
The Octagon’s first off-site production, Summer Holiday is a feel good 1960s musical which will be brought to life as never seen before.
Bolton transport interchange, busses, and Albert Halls, Bolton
Thu 31 May to Sat 23 Jun

More details - Summer Fair At St Paul's Church, Monton On Saturday 9th June 2018
Whatever the weather please visit us at St Paul’s Monton Summer Fair where there will be lots of stalls and delicious food on offer: home made jams and chutneys, cake stall, greeting cards, plants, Mothers Union Clothesline stall and much more.
St Paul’s Church Egerton Road Off Monton Green/Rocky Lane Monton Eccles
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Spring Steamings at Bolton Steam Museum
Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines - some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the North of England. The collection includes 2 rare beam engines (the oldest is 180 years old!
Bolton Steam Museum, Morrison’s Supermarket site, off Chorley Old Road, Bolton
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Bolton Shopping Centre
Stalls within the shopping precinct
Market Place Shopping Centre, 3rd Floor Management Suite, Bolton
Thu 7 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Ladies Night
Get the girls together and enjoy a fun night out with a lively performance by a flamboyant drag queen and male entertainers. Evening includes: 4 course meal, disco with DJ & bar service.
DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan
Sat 16 Jun

More details - 35 Ellesmere Road - Open Garden for NGS
Amidst the busy urban environment of Eccles in Salford, lies a hidden pocket of grand houses with wide roads,and these two havens of tranquillity. 35 Ellesmere Road is a peaceful country garden with deep herbaceous borders filled with shrubs, scented roses, and perennials.
35 Ellesmere Road, Manchester
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Moss Bank Park
The rides and inflatables will be back open from the 26th May Until september. Weekends and School holidays (weather permitting) 2 Hours of Unlimitied use for £5 Session 1 - 11-1 Session 2 - 1:15- 3:15 Session 3 - 3:30- 5:30 Free entry for Accompanying Adults No over 14’s allowed on equipment
Moss bank way bolton
Sat 26 May

More details - 11 Westminster Road - Open Garden for NGS
The garden at 11 Westminster Road has a pretty front garden with topiary chickens and is well stocked with perennials. mature trees, and box hedge.
11 Westminster Road, Manchester
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Childcare Expo Manchester 2018
The inspiring and educational event for the early years community is returning to EventCity, Manchester this Summer. Childcare Expo Manchester is a popular show for all those working in the early years sector, from nursery to primary and everything in between. Are you looking to top up your CPD?
EventCity Phoenix Way Off Barton Dock Road TRAFFORDCITY, Manchester
Fri 15 Jun and Sat 16 Jun

More details - Boltfest
The UK’s Biggest Free Tribute Festival Now in it’s 4th year Boltfest has grown from strength to strength and becomes more popular each year. Our ethos has always been to give away the tickets for Free and for you to come and experience 2 days of the best tribute bands on the planet.
Queens Park
Sat 26 May

More details - Vintage and Retro Craft Fair at Smithills Hall
Vintage and Retro Craft Fair at the impressive Smithills Hall, which is one of the oldest and best preserved manor houses in the North West. The fair will have a great selection of stalls selling vintage and retro clothing, accessories and collectables.
Smithills Hall Smithills Dean Road
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Circus Funtasia returns to Swinton for Bank Holiday!
Spectacular fire-breathing stunts, thrill-seeking acrobats, death-defying motorbike riders, powerful hand-balancing, and much more awaits you at Circus Funtasia!
Victoria Park, Manchester Road, Swinton
Today to Mon 28 May

More details - 10 Statham Avenue - Open Garden for NGS
Peaceful, pastel shades in early summer. Beautifully structured ¼ acre south facing garden carefully terraced and planted as it rises to the Bridgewater towpath. Hazel arch opens to clay paved courtyard with peach trees.
10 Statham Avenue, Lymm
Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - An afternoon of Country and Western Gospel
An afternoon of Country and Western Gospel Music to listen, enjoy and sing along with Sing for Joy Gospel Choir. Music from Ira Stanpill, Stuart Hamblen, Redd Harper, and others. Prize for best dressed child (cowboy or girl).A good afternoon out with a light tea to conclude.
The Gospel Hall, Maxwell Street, Astley Bridge, Bolton.
Sat 16 Jun

More details - G-EAZY - The Beautiful & Damned Tour
G-EAZY - The Beautiful & Damned Tour Plus Special Guest. Artists performing: G-Eazy.: Tickets avaiable.
Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
Wed 30 May

More details - Quays Culture presents electrifying performance with Motionhouse
This summer, Quays Culture will host a one-night only, exclusive outdoor performance, with the critically acclaimed, world-class dance circus production company, Motionhouse.
Salford Quays, Salford
Sat 9 Jun

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More details - Children Today & PFA Challenge Cup Activity Weekend!
Tackle a team building challenge with football legends for charity at the PFA & Children Today Challenge Cup Weekend!
Anderton Centre, New Rd, Chorley
Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

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