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More details - Try Sailing for FREE in MAY!
Sailing is a great sport that can be enjoyed by the whole family together. Why not come along to our Open Day on Saturday 12th May and find out more. Have a FREE trial sail with one of our instructors or just watch the kids have a go. We aim to let everyone who wants to, have a sail.
Leigh & Lowton Sailing Club Green Lane Lowton Nr Warrington
Sat 12 May

More details - Kenyon Hall Farm
3rd year for Creative Crafts at this popular long established venue, great for a family day out.
Winwick Lane, Croft, Warrington
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Orpheus in the Underworld
An adventurous helter-skelter journey from Greece, up to Mount Olympus and down to the Underworld. Fun and mischief with bouncing, foot-tapping music by Offenbach, including the Can-Can!! Orpheus is married to a beautiful wood nymph, Eurydice, but their marriage is in dire straits.
St. Joseph’s Hall, Chapel Street, Leigh
Tue 15 May to Sat 19 May

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
Tue 1 May, Fri 1 Jun

More details - The Three Sisters Family Festival Day – Bank Holiday Monday 7th May
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to drive a rally or race car? Or to enjoy handling a powerful racing kart? How about finding what ‘Supermoto’ motorbikes are all about? Well then, you better come and see all the May 7th action at Three Sisters Circuit WN4 8DD!
Three Sister’s Circuit, Three Sisters Road, A-in-M, Wigan
Mon 7 May

More details - Farmer's Market & Craft Fayre
Farmer’s Market & Craft Fayre at Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Hindley, Wigan. WN2 3HZ Sunday 29th April 2018, From 9am - until 3pm. There will be over 40 stalls selling a selection of food, drink and crafts.
Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street, Hindley, Wigan.
Sun 29 Apr

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)
Tue 22 May to Sat 26 May, Mon 28 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - MERRY HELL - Electric Saturday
Merry Hell are back at The Old Courts and have a brand new album to launch to you faithful followers and new recruits alike. The Folk-Rockers are the pride of Wigan and fly the flag for outstanding, relatable folk music.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 28 Apr

More details - MERRY HELL Acoustic Sunday
The Merry Hell album launch weekender concludes in The Old Courts Theatre with a seated acoustic gig to celebrate the launch of "Anthems To The Wind" Doors will open at 6pm to allow seating and relaxed refreshments. The band will be on stage at 7.30pm and the event will finish at 9.
Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sun 29 Apr

More details - BLUES: Emma Wilson Blues Band
Proudly from Teesside Emma Wilson is a dynamic, powerful & soulful Blues singer who gives it everything at every gig, leaving audiences completely wowed! Her powerful and expressive voice together with a solid band behind her mean that her shows are hugely popular wherever she performs...
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 5 May

More details - ACDC Experience
THE AC/DC EXPERIENCE – arguably Britain’s best AC/DC tribute band – are heading out on an eagerly-awaited nationwide tour.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Fri 11 May

More details - Fairport Convention
Rarely can so many superlatives be used to describe a band. The Old Courts are delighted to welcome true folk royalty.Fairport Convention has been making great music for over fifty years.
Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Tue 15 May

More details - THE HOUGHTON WEAVERS
The Old Courts are proud to present The Houghton Weavers, the UK’s leading Comedy/Folk group. This legendary band have been at the forefront of the country’s music scene for over four decades with a hectic concert schedule.
Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Fri 18 May

More details - Warrington Choral Society
Warrington Choral Society, directed by Michael Wynne presents a programme of music by Zelenka, Mozart and Vivaldi. Litaniae de Venerabili Sacramento (Zelenka); Regina Coeli (Mozart); Magnificat (Vivaldi)
St Mary’s Shrine Church, Buttermarket Street, Warrington
Sat 5 May

Cheeky Monkies Baby & Children’s Sale - Wigan 12/05/18 More details - Cheeky Monkies Baby & Children's Sale - Wigan 12/05/18
We are hosting a baby and children’s sale at The Deanery, Frog Lane, Wigan, WN1 1HQ SATURDAY 12th MAY 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 12 May
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"The Actress" - by Peter Quilter - St Michael’s ADS Spring Production More details - "The Actress" - by Peter Quilter - St Michael's ADS Spring Production
Don’t miss this funny & poignant comedy directed by Lauren Sturgess. "The Actress dramatises the events backstage as a colourful, complicated actress makes her emotional farewell performance.
St Michael’s Parish Hall, Shaw Street, Swinley, Wigan
Thu 10 May to Sat 12 May
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More details - Abba Tribute Party Night
Abba Forever are one of the best Abba tributes around. Their stunning vocals and truly amazing stage presence really do steal the show. The evening includes: 4 course meal, live entertainment, disco with DJ & bar service.
DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan
Sat 19 May

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Warrington Pretty Muddy & Pretty Muddy Kids
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.
Victoria Park, Warrington
Sun 6 May

More details - Planet Circus the wow factor!!
Planet Circus The Wow Factor!!! This year’s super show features: The world’s most dangerous circus act Team Brazil in The Globe of Death, with motorcyclists speeding around inside a steel cage at over 60mph, this act has to be seen to be believed.
DW STADIUM WIGAN
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - An Evening with Jake Quickenden
Leisuretec UK presents An Evening with Jake Quickenden on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 in Rigalettos at the DW Stadium in Wigan. Enjoy live music from reality TV star Jake Quickenden and then here about his experiences on the X Factor, I’m a Celebrity...
Rigalettos Restaurant DW Stadium Loire Drive Robin Park Wigan
Wed 2 May

More details - Definitely Oasis
Definitely Oasis are regarded by many Oasis fans and promoters alike as the best Oasis tribute band there is. See more info at definitelyoasis.net *Please Note – Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.
The Citadel Arts Centre, Waterloo Street, St Helens
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Twinkle Twinkle (12:30pm Performance)
This original tale of love, loss and light has been especially made for audiences aged 1 – 3 and its rich, near-wordless storytelling entrances toddlers and parents alike.
The Citadel Arts Centre, Waterloo Street, St Helens
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Twinkle Twinkle (2:30pm Performance)
This original tale of love, loss and light has been especially made for audiences aged 1 – 3 and its rich, near-wordless storytelling entrances toddlers and parents alike.
The Citadel Arts Centre, Waterloo Street, St Helens
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Jadis
U.K Neo Progressive band Jadis eagerly head out to play live for the first time in 6 years .Band members Gary Chandler,Stephen Christey and Andy Marlow are joined this time by Keyboard player Martin Orford ,who was a major part of the band during their ‘More than meets the eye’ and ‘ Across the Water’ albums.
The Citadel Arts Centre, Waterloo Street, St Helens
Fri 4 May

More details - Danny Bryant
The UK’s ‘National Blues Treasure’ (Planet Rock Radio), is coming to the Citadel to launch his highly anticipated new studio Album, ‘Revelation’. With support from Canada’s own Steve Hill. This will be a special night of Blues and Rock not to be missed. Visit www.dannybryant.com for more info.
The Citadel Arts Centre, Waterloo Street, St Helens
Sat 12 May

More details - Prince Tribute Endorphinmachine
In 2016, we lost Prince, one of the most prolific and controversial musical icons of all time. It seemed that there was nothing this man couldn’t do, and because there was only one PRINCE, there is only one Prince tribute band, Endorphinmachine.
The Citadel Arts Centre, Waterloo Street, St Helens
Fri 18 May

More details - St Helens Church Square
Back again, due to popular demand. Our Marquee is in the centre of Town opposite the entrance to Marks & Spencer. Very busy event with prime location. Car parking is 2 minutes walk away at a cost of £3.50 per day. (Correct at time of printing).
St Helens, Merseyside
Tue 22 May to Sat 26 May

More details - Handmade fair at the Georgian House
The fairs have a wide selection of stalls selling handmade cushions, cakes, chocolate, crafts, paper craft, jewellery, knitted items, pens, wood craft, button craft, jams, cards and much more. All items sold are made by the stall holder meaning that this is a true handmade fair with lots of talented people.
Mercure Georgian House, Blackrod, Bolton
Sun 13 May

More details - Shouldn’t Throw Stones – The View of a Night Watchman: A Photography Exhibition By Kevin Casey
The view of a Night Watchman, is the culmination of a two-year project undertaken by artist Kevin Casey.
Alexander Business Park (Tower Reception) Prescot Rd St. Helens
Fri 4 May to Sun 6 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun

Cheeky Monkies Baby & Children’s Sale - FARNWORTH 05/05/18 More details - Cheeky Monkies Baby & Children's Sale - FARNWORTH 05/05/18
We are hosting a baby and children’s sale at St James’s High School, Lucas Road, Farnworth, BL4 9RU SATURDAY 5th MAY 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,
St James’s High School, Lucas Road, Farnworth
Sat 5 May
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More details - Lane End Cottage Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Formerly a nursery, this 1 acre cottage garden is densely planted for all year round colour and scent with many unusual plant varieties. Features include deep colour themed mixed borders, ponds, herb garden, walled orchard with trained fruit, shady woodland walk, sunny formal courtyard, vegetable garden and chickens.
Lane End Cottage Gardens, Lymm
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - bring & Buy
Bring 7 Buy; tea & Biscuits; stalls, raffle; organised by our Guild members. All Welcome; Fundraiser for church funds.
Christ Church, Cholrey New Road, Heaton, Bolton
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Churches Together Men's Breakfast at the Jolly Carter, Winton
Three times a year there is the chance for men only to get together to enjoy breakfast together in the pub on a Saturday Morning and listen to an interesting speaker. This time the guest speaker is Rev Gareth Thomas from St James’ Hope/St John’s Pendlebury.
The Jolly Carter, 118 Worsley Road, Winton, Eccles
Sat 19 May

More details - THE HMF HOUSE BAND + Danny Liptrott + Paddy Peters - Horwich Music Festival 2018
The HMF House Band in Concert Helen Walker: Keyboards, Vocals Dave Peters: Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele, Harmonica,Vocals Dan Borszcz: Bass Mike Walker: Drums Expect an eclectic programme (Pop, Alternative, Folk, Rockabilly) of original material by The Nearlys and Dave Peters alongside reimagined cover versions
Horwich Community Centre, Beaumont Road, Horwich, Bolton
Fri 4 May

More details - The Dixie Beats - Horwich Music Festival 2018
The Dixie Beats bring the best of trad jazz to the opening concert of this year’s festival in what promises to be a foot-tapping, fun afternoon! All are welcome to attend this free event which is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Horwich and held in association with the Seniors’ Lunch Club.
Horwich Community Centre, Beaumont Road, Horwich, Bolton
Fri 4 May

More details - Casper Mason + Sam Bate + Tonge with the Haulgh Community Choir - Horwich Music Festival 2018
In Concert: Casper Mason (Singer Songwriter) Sam Bate (Vocalist / Musical Theatre) Tonge with the Haulgh Community Choir
Horwich Community Centre, Beaumont Road, Horwich, Bolton
Sat 5 May

More details - Charlie Dore & Julian Littman - Horwich Music Festival 2018
An evening of eclectic, contemporary folk as Charlie Dore, one of the UK’s most respected songwriters teams up with multi-instrumentalist Julian Littman of Steeleye Span.
Horwich Community Centre, Beaumont Road, Horwich, Bolton
Sat 5 May

More details - Hassan Erraji & Oriental Craze - Horwich Music Festival 2018
Hassan Erraji and Oriental Craze play a diverse repertoire of jazzy, uplifting roots and contemporary dance and easy-listening music of Morocco, the Middle East and beyond. Hassan Erraji is a Moroccan Master Musician.
Horwich Community Centre, Beaumont Road, Horwich, Bolton
Sun 6 May

More details - Horwich RMI Brass Band in Concert - Horwich Music Festival 2018
Established in 1912 by George Hughes and re-formed in 2016 the Horwich RMI Brass Band are re-building a famous name in brass music; come and hear this highly talented band of musicians in concert. Musical Director: Matt Ryan.
Horwich Community Centre, Beaumont Road, Horwich, Bolton
Sun 6 May

More details - Ladies Evening Hosted By Adele From Bag Heaven, Monton
Step into Spring with a new handbag or accessories! Please join us for a Ladies Evening hosted by Adele from Bag Heaven, Monton on Friday evening, 18th May 2018 from 7:30pm onwards in the Community Room at St Paul’s Church, Egerton Road, Monton. Raffle for a handbag donated by Adele.
St Paul’s Church Egerton Road Off Monton Green/Rocky Lane Monton Eccles Manchester
Fri 18 May

More details - May Bank Holiday 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 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - The Big Corner
Adapted from the short stories of Bill Naughton by former Octagon Artistic Director Lawrence Till, The Big Corner follows Bill and alf, two young Bolton lads hungry for adventure, who discover the mystery and delisghts of girls as they grow up together.
Octagon Theatre Bolton
Today to Sat 5 May

More details - English Classics Concert
Bolton Symphony Orchestra joins forces with Blackburn Music Society & Bolton Catholic Music & Choral Society to present an evening of English Classics with bass Louis Hurst & conductor Tom Newall. The programme includes Elgar’s Pomp & Circumstance No.
Victoria Hall, Knowsley Street, Bolton
Sat 12 May

More details - Dunham Massey - Super Senses Trail
Discover the garden in a way that appeals to all your super senses. Imagine you have the eyes of an owl and the ears of a rabbit on a sensory nature trail. Normal admission applies to the garden. Don’t forget to get your tickets from visitor reception before heading to the garden. Booking Not Needed.
Dunham Massey, Altrincham
Today to Tue 22 May

More details - Bolton Market Place Shopping Centre
Stalls within the shopping precinct.
Market Place Shopping Centre, 3rd Floor Management Suite, Bolton
Thu 26 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - 'Stags & Hens' (The Remix)
The play is set in a trashy 70’s disco in Liverpool, England. The action is mainly in the gents and women’s toilets of the disco where both Linda (The Bride) and Dave (The Groom) have decided to hold their stags and hens nights, not knowing that their other half is at the same place.
Altrincham Garrick Playhouse Barrington Road Altrincham
Mon 30 Apr to Sat 5 May

More details - Wild Goose Wellbeing Skill (Qigong)
Wild Goose Wellbeing Skill (Qigong) is a set of lovely Chinese exercises, which open the energy channels, benefiting all the body systems and calming the mind and emotions.
Large Schoolroom, Dunham Road Unitarian Chapel, Altrincham
Tue 8 May
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More details - Guided Estate & Bluebell Walks
Sunday 30th April / Monday 1st May Saturday 6th May / Sunday 7th May 11am & 2 pm • Enjoy huge carpets of bluebells & many other wild flowers • See magnificent woods in spring-time glory & listen to glorious spring birdsong • Walk by the Lake to see many kinds of water birds • Experience countryside not
Arley Hall & Gardens, Northwich
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May

More details - ComedySportz 4 Tots
The team from ComedySportz have a brand new show for even younger audiences with plenty of BIG laughs for little kids. With fully improvised songs, stories and sketches this show has plenty of interactivity to get kids joining in. Kids suggestions inspire silly games and adventures with players from ComedySportz.
Waterside Arts Centre, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 26 May

More details - ComedySportz
ComedySportz is the fast-paced family friendly competitive comedy show where you decide the winners! Two teams compete for your laughs with fully improvised gags, games, sketches and songs. There’s a referee on hand to keep it clean, keep it fair and field your suggestions.
Waterside Arts Centre, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 26 May