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More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
Theatre Royal, St Helens
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Elefest 2018
Sandwiched between Liverpool and Manchester, Elefest is a lively little music festival on the grounds of The Elephant Hotel, Saint Helens. The festival promotes a DIY philosophy and attracts some of the top upcoming talent from the North West each year.
The Elephant Hotel, Elephant Lane, St. Helens
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Formby - Wednesday Waders
Explore the sands and shallows at low tide to identify the organisms that thrive in this richly diverse habitat. Thanks to Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s Marine Officer who will bring her expertise to this partnership event. Ideal for over 18 to 80 year olds. Booking essential. Booking Essential.
Formby
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Dennis And The Chamber Of Mischief
John Kirk With The Kind Permission Of Beano Studios and Kings Road Publishing presents DENNIS AND THE CHAMBER OF MISCHIEF This summer join storyteller John Kirk on a fun packed, fantastical adventure with some of your favourite Beano characters as he retells Nigel Auchterlounie’s "Dennis and the Chamber of
Newton-le-Willows Library
Wed 11 Jul

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Haydock 5K & 10K
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. So which event is for you? A 5k is great for all ages. Run, jog or walk the only thing that matters is that you’re part of it.
Haydock Racecourse
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Grand Dance Evening
THIS MAY HAVE TO BE THE LAST ONE AS NUMBERS HAVE BEEN DROPPING FOR 4 MONTHS NOW. If enough people come then I will not stop them. This is a chance to get together with other dancers and just dance the whole evening. Ballroom, Latin & Sequence dancing and a bit of fun in the middle for good measure.
Woolton Conservative Social club, Belle Vale road, LIVERPOOL
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Marus Bridge Primary School Summer Fayre
Please come to our Summer Fayre and help us raise money for much needed playground equipment for our school.
Kelvin grove, Wigan
Sat 23 Jun

More details - An evening with Stephen Bayliss
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!! A magical artist, his musical repertoire ranges from Motown, Soul, R&B and popular chart music. Stephen covers hits by Lionel Richie, Lonestar, Robin Thicke, Kings of Leon, Bobby Darin, Ed Sheeran and many more. The evening also includes: 4 course dinner, disco with DJ & late bar
DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan
Sat 7 Jul

More details - A Serial Killer Of A Cruise
Join us on board Elleswake our Chic, Unique and Intimate Venue Boat for a 3 hour Cruise full of true life tales from the darkest side of humanity, stories are told in the killers own words!
Kittywake Canal Cruises Wigan Pier, Wallgate, Wigan WN3EU
Wed 27 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 - FNL: The Vellys | The Protagonists | Thunder & the Giants
Join us in the Grand Vault for The Vellys, The Protagonists, Thunder & The Giants and more TBA! Wigan lads, The Vellys return to headline after a busy few months with out of town gigs, recording a yet to be named EP (which includes well received track ’Wired’ - check their Facebook) and gaining local...
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Fri 22 Jun

More details - THE JAM DRC!
The Jam DRC are back! Last year they blew the roof off the place and the night was a total winner. They bring the full repertoire - Going Underground, That’s Entertainment, Funeral Pyre, Eton Rifles, When You’re Young - all the big numbers and some of the more obscure records chosen by the band who are...
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Folk Sunday With Bad Grandad
Bad Grandad is back for another brilliant Sunday Folk session. Up this month we have another cracking lineup of regional artists including Copper Face Jack, Leslie Dawson Heath, Rare Ould Times, Pauline Blackburn, Ken Scally and of course the inimitable Bad Grandad himself.
Court Room, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Record Fair
Come on down to The Old Courts to meet Back Trax Music and guest stall holders. The purveyors of quality preloved records present RECORD FAIR on Sunday 24th June featuring established traders from the northwest selling records and memorabila covering lots of different styles of music. Doors 10.
Court Room, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Sun 24 Jun

More details - The Something New Show
Ey Up June! The Something New Show is here! Be truly entertained as you enjoy an excerpt from Fat Roland “Fat Roland works in a record shop but the front door hasn’t chimed for years. Amid the cobwebbed racks and fading album sleeves, he faces his 45th birthday alone.
Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Thu 28 Jun

More details - FNL: Shallow Waters & Manalishi - Wigan - Tour Date
A double headliner featuring two local bands on the rise. Energetic grunge alt. rockers - Manalishi are on tour with Shallow Waters, and stopping off at their collective home town of Wigan!
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Fri 29 Jun

More details - StillMarillion - Scripted in Wigan
StillMarillion are Europe’s top tribute to Fish Era Marillion. StillMarillion are delighted to return to The Old Courts and at this special show will be performing all of Script for a Jester’s Tear amongst a full 2 hour set of other Fish Era Classics.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Razorrawks & Marx | Slummy Eve | I Murpheous
Proudly wearing his influences on his sleeve, Razorrawks is a Northern rapper hailing from Preston, Lancashire. Unmistakably identified through his original delivery, regional dialect and Northern pride, he combines inspired lyrics over well produced beats drawing influence from all that surrounds him.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Wed 4 Jul

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.
Court Room, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Thu 5 Jul

More details - John Otway - Rock & Roll's Greatest Failure
Back in the austere 1950’s a schoolboy drank a bottle of ink and instantly became the centre of attention Rock veteran John Otway dubbed himself “rock’n’roll’s greatest failure” after many unsuccessful attempts to produce a second hit single to follow his 1977 classic (Cor Baby, That’s) Really Free with Wild Willy
Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Fallen - A Tribute To The Music Of Evanescence
Right from the dramatic intro of their set, Fallen recreate the epic, dark and lush sound of Evanescence, combining heavenly, soaring vocals and hard-hitting guitars with piano, orchestral and choral elements. Fallen are Europe’s premier Evanescence tribute and currently the only one in the UK.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Sat 7 Jul

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 12 Jul

More details - The Guns N Roses Experience
The Old Courts are delighted to welcome The Guns N Roses Experience." NOBODY DOES IT BETTER The biggest and best and most in Demand Gn’R tribute in Europe" It does not get any closer than this people.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Fri 13 Jul

More details - NORTHERN SOUL AND MOTOWN
How is it July already!!!! Summer Soul is here! Join us in The Grand Vault for another top night with DJ Deano and friends as they take you on a journey through the very best Classic Northern Soul and Motown. Dance, drink, be happy.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Folk Sunday With Bad Grandad
Folk Sunday is back. Bad Grandad once again brings you a selection of the best regional folk. Join us in The Victorian Courtroom to enjoy performances from Pete Cunliffe, Mark Dowding, The Moore Bailey Band, Graham & Bernadette Dixon and of course Bad Grandad himself.
Court Room, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Schools Rock Festival
Our first Schools Rock Festival at The Old Courts in collaboration with Wigan Music Services presents some of the best young, talented musicians that the Wigan Borough has to offer including performances from our own School of Rock groups as well as some of the brand new upcoming bands formed at some of our local
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan,
Mon 16 Jul

More details - "One Man Two Guvnors" at Wigan Little Theatre
Written by: Carlo Goldoni Directed by: Andrew Blake Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood. Permanently starving, Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police.
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite Sams Bar, if your sat nav can’t find it)
Tue 3 Jul to Sat 7 Jul, Mon 9 Jul to Sat 14 Jul

More details - Hale Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The delightful village of Hale, is set in rural S Merseyside between Widnes and Liverpool Airport. It is home to the cottage, sculpture and grave of the famous giant known as the Childe of Hale.
Hale Village Gardens, Liverpool
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Liverpool 5K, 10K & Pretty Muddy 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. So which event is for you? A 5k is great for all ages. Run, jog or walk the only thing that matters is that you’re part of it.
Sefton Park
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Sefton Park Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
This is a fascinatingly varied group of Liverpool gardens. In That Bloomin’ Green Triangle, Architecture group Assemble won the Turner Prize 2015 for their work with the four streets. It was the guerrilla gardening of local residents which led to the area’s regeneration.
Sefton Park Gardens, Liverpool
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Car Boot & Indoor Table Top Sale
8.30am Pitches: Inside £10; Outside £7 pre-booked, £8 on the day. Tel: 01942 275507 Refreshments available
St Marys Community Hall, Newton Road, Lowton, Warrington
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Sandymoor Fete
Liven up your summer with activities for all ages on the village green and entertainment in the community hall.
Sandymoor Village Green & Sandymoor Community Hall
Sat 14 Jul

More details - The Skids
The Skids. Artists performing: Skids.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Liverpool, Liverpool
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Wigan & Leigh Hospice - Open Garden for NGS
Large attractive gardens surround the Hospice creating a place of tranquillity. At the front are beautiful raised beds, at the rear 3 large ponds and a Chinese bridge. Outside patients rooms are colourful tubs and flower beds. A memorial daisy garden and 2 courtyards also feature.
Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Wigan
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Newburgh Fair
Newburgh Fair week starts with a Family Service at 10.30am on Sun 17 June. Then Lions Bingo night at 7pm on Tues 19 June; Folk Night at 7.30pm on Wed 20 June with Bernard Wrigley; PTA Ladies Night on Thurs 21 June; Community Quiz Night at 7pm on Fri 22 June; and the 41st Newburgh Fair from noon until 4.
Newburgh School, Back Lane, Newburgh
Today to Sat 23 Jun

More details - All Aboard the Pirate Ship!
conductorKevin Field - presenterAlasdair Malloy - Ahoy there, me hearties! Join Cap’n Alasdair Malloy and the cut-throat crew of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra as we hoist the Jolly Roger and set sail on a seafaring, swashbuckling, properly piratical adventure – in music!
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Liverpool Philharmonic Hope Street Liverpool
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Speke Hall - Nordic Walking
Try out this great whole-body exercise in the beautiful surroundings of Speke Hall. No experience needed - our instructor can even supply equipment! Booking Advisable. Phone: 07845780986.
Speke Hall, The Walk
Today, Tue 26 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Speke Hall - Romance and Revival: The Gothic at Speke Hall
Join us this spring and visit our new exhibition which reveals the tragic life of Ada Watt and the legacy left by her short time living here.
Speke Hall, The Walk
Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Speke Hall - The Tempest - outdoor theatre by The Lord Chamberlain's Men
The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, the UK’s premier all male theatre company, invite you to join them this summer for Shakespeare’s spellbinding masterpiece, The Tempest.
Speke Hall, The Walk
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Speke Hall - Trust10 Run
A free monthly way-marked 10K run around Speke Hall estate. A chance to enjoy traffic free routes, great views and have a great training opportunity. Join us for Trust10 which is held on fourth Sunday of each month. You can run on your own or with running friends or family.
Speke Hall, The Walk
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Speke Hall - In the footsteps of Harriet Beecher Stowe: Slavery and Gothic literature
This evening lecture will be delivered by Dr. Eleanor Byrne, Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Literature at Manchester Metropolitan University, as part of our partnership series. Your ticket includes a warming meal in the Home Farm restaurant. In 1853 famous U.S.
Speke Hall, The Walk
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Speke Hall - Romance and Revival: The Gothic at Speke Hall
Join us this spring and visit our new exhibition which reveals the tragic life of Ada Watt and the legacy left by her short time living here.
Speke Hall, The Walk
Wed 11 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Speke Hall - Nordic Walking
Try out this great whole-body exercise in the beautiful surroundings of Speke Hall. No experience needed - our instructor can even supply equipment! Booking Advisable. Phone: 07845780986.
Speke Hall, The Walk
Tue 17 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Sun 5 Aug

More details - Mr Hardman's Photographic Studio - Margaret Hardman Tour
This tour will focus on Margaret’s life before working at the Photographic Studio and the early years of her marriage to Edward. Discover more about this fascinating woman who had a skill for business which drove the studio to success. Booking Essential. Phone: 0151 709 6261.
Mr Hardman’s Photographic Studio, 59 Rodney Street, Liverpool,
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Mr Hardman's Photographic Studio - Then & Now Tour
This exciting walking tour begins with a look at some of Hardman’s photographs in the Exhibition Room at his home and studio in Rodney St, followed by a visit to buildings photographed by Hardman to learn about their architecture and history. Booking Essential. Phone: 0151 709 6261.
Mr Hardman’s Photographic Studio, 59 Rodney Street, Liverpool,
Fri 29 Jun, Fri 6 Jul

More details - Disabiity Awareness Day 2018
Disability Awareness Day 2018
Walton Lea Rd, Higher Walton, Warrington
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Liverpool Nightrider 2018
Nightrider is gearing up to showcase Liverpool’s famous landmarks and legendary musical heritage during a special year for the city. #Liverpool2018 is putting the city on the world stage by hosting a year-long series of events to celebrate a decade since it was chosen as the European Capital of Culture.
Liverpool Pier Head
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Lydiate Classic Car and Bike Show
Classic Car and Bike Show with Fair, all proceeds to NWCR If you have a classic car or bike please bring it to show. Charity Stalls and Refreshments in the hall. Public Parking at the Scotch Piper Inn, Disabled Parking in front of Hall.
Lydiate Parish Hall, 288 Southport Road, Lydiate, LIVERPOOL
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Long established Outdoor Car Boot Sale with indoor café/toilet facilities. Run by 1st Lydiate Scout Group with all proceeds towards Scouting for young people. No prior booking necessary, dogs welcome. Bring your own table. No sales of tobacco, alcohol, meat or conterfeit goods permitted.
Lydiate Parish Hall Field, 288 Southport Road, Lydiate
Sat 7 Jul, Sat 21 Jul

More details - Information Lecture:  Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening.
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening. Through the absorption of the divine power, many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain, that have been declared as "incurable" by the medical profession.
Friends Meeting House, George Fox Room(3rd Floor), 22 School Lane, Liverpool
Sat 7 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sat 18 Aug

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