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Novels, Nibbles and Good Company
Date: 23rd April 2019
Details:  Tuesday 23rd April, 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Join us at this free Carers event for free cheese and nibbles, a glass of wine and an evening of World Book Night celebrations! Please contact us if you would like to attend.

Get into reading, bring a book to swap and contribute to the ‘Big Story’.

Create a pop-up tale with help from the Wigan Libraries team.

Dress up as your favourite book character (If you like: we will be!)

Take a snap at the Selfie Station

Find out more about Wigan Libraries, services on offer, how to join as a member, or volunteer.

Speak to Wigan and Leigh Carers Centre to find out about the support on offer for Carers.

Contact 01942 705959 / info@wlcccarers.com
Venue:  Wigan & Leigh Carers Centre, 3-5 Frederick St, Hindley, WN2 3BD
Website:  Click to visit

Wigan Anxiety Group
Date: 24th April 2019
Details:  Wednesday 24th April, 7pm - 8.30pm

We are a Rethink Mental Illness support group and we meet every other Wednesday. Feel free to join us or email us for further information:

wigananxietygroup@rethink.org
Venue:  St Wilfred’s Parish Hall, Standish WN6 0JT.
Website:  Click to visit

DUOs in UNITY - Forthcoming Events
Date: 25th April 2019
Details:  DUOs in UNITY

Bookings to date..

Thurs 27 Sept - Sounds Retro - Acousticats

Thurs 25 Oct - Dogs Delux - The Jist

Thurs 22 Nov - T'other Two - Hart~Carney

Thurs 24 Jan - Acoustic Café - Dogs Delux

Thurs 28 Feb - Hart~Carney - Double Vision

Thurs 28 Mar - Sounds Retro - T'other Two

Thurs 25 Apr - Acoustic Cafe - Hart~Carney

Contact: bill@lankybeat.com
08450 94 87 95 BT Low Call
Venue:  Standish Unity Club
The Live Lounge
Cross Street
Standish
WN6 0HQ
01257 424007
Website:  Click to visit

FUCHSIA & GARDENING SOCIETY (Wigan & Districts)
Date: 25th April 2019
Details:  Thursday 25th April, 2019

Wigan Fuchsia & Gardening Society are back in the Church of the Living Faith in Church Street, Orrell.

This month - Plant Sales

(N.B. not in May as the May advert says)

Speaker: John Porter (who will judge our annual show in August)

Topic: Show Preparation.

Meeting starts at 7.45 pm


Contact: 0151 423 2979

Venue:  Church Hall
Church of the Living Faith
Church Street
Orrell
Wigan
WN5 8TG

Open MIc with Chonkinfeckle at the Bailiff Bar
Date: 25th April 2019
Details:  Join us in The Bailiff Bar every last Thursday of the month for our new open mic hosted by local legends Chonkinfeckle. Get down from 7:30pm for an 8pm start.

18 and over only

Free Entry
Venue:  The Bailiff Bar (In the Old Courts)
Entrance 1:
King Street West,
Wigan.
Website:  Click to visit

Gimme Abba - 20th Anniversary Tour
Date: 26th April 2019
Details:  NOT JUST ANOTHER ABBA TRIBUTE

“ABBA have left a fine musical legacy, and it’s in good hands.”

Gimme ABBA have been performing this fabulous tribute for over 19 years, and in 2019 they will be celebrating their 20th anniversary!

After 20 years of performances, Gimme Abba are now established as one of the best loved UK tributes to Abba! This unique stage show has developed over the years into more than just another ABBA tribute show, reproducing the charismatic stage presence of the flamboyant and glam front four.

This complete and superb ABBA show comes with a repertoire that draws from the greatest hits of Sweden’s most famous export. Totalling over two-hours, this performance is jam-packed with all the popular Abba songs and includes fascinating theatrical elements, many costume changes, choreographed dance routines and four-part vocal harmonies that come together to re-create that original ABBA party feel.

“The humour, energy and enjoyment generated on stage delights audiences” and provides a light hearted side to our ever evolving show, without compromising the integrity of the performance. This spectacular show will bring back memories of that golden ABBA era. This is not just another Abba tribute but a ‘truly complete and exciting Abba experience’ so what are you waiting for? Dust off those platforms! Put on those Flares! and come on our nostalgic trip back to the 70s. ‘Coming to a theatre near you’ this is a show not to be missed.

Abba’s music has stood the test of time and is a testament to the exceptional song writing of Benny and Björn, “being able to perform them for you is both a privilege and an honour, and one that we do not take lightly!” – Lawrence, Benny.
Since forming 20 years ago, Gimme ABBA have enjoyed theatre shows, concerts and festivals worldwide with performances in France, Holland, Germany, Cyprus, Malta, Spain, Brazil, Portugal and nationwide in the United Kingdom.

*Please Note – Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £16

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel Box Office on 01744 762300 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Legends of Laughter Show
Date: 26th April 2019
Details:  LEGENDS OF LAUGHTER IS SHOW 😂😂😂
with Mick Miller & Billy Pearce is coming to #Wigan

FIVE STAR RATED | SIDESPLITTING FUNNY | LOL

🗓️ Friday 26th April 2019
🗺️ The Monaco, Atherton Road, Hindley, #Wigan WN2 3EU

Tickets
🎟️ General Admission £25 Unreserved Seating
🎟️ *Balcony Area (Top) - £39.50 Reserved Table Seat | Hot Buffet Selection | Pay Bar Facility | Table Service (*access to this area is via steps so is therefore not suitable for wheelchair users)

🌐 https://anaudiencewith.co.uk/event/legends-of-laughter/
🌐 https://themonacohindley.co.uk

MICK MILLER ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Comedy has evolved over the years and so has Mick Miller. He got his big break on ITV’s “New Faces” which was the premier talent show of its day. He became a household name when he was a regular on ITV’s “The Comedians” and has continued to work solidly ever since.

Nowadays, he is equally at home entertaining on board cruise ships, performing at Corporate Functions, Theatres, Cabaret Clubs and the new style Comedy Clubs. He also co-stars with Johnny Vegas in the cult BBC comedy show, “Ideal”.

BILLY PEARCE ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
A National treasure, and without doubt one of Britain's most talented and best loved comedians, multi award winner Billy Pearce, has won just about every comedy award going, including a British comedy award, Solo comedian of the year, and Best television comedy newcomer at the London Palladium. There are few stages upon which Billy has not appeared, and he's broken Box Office records at a number of National Theatres.

'In a live situation there is quite simply no one like him' (The Stage)

'Billy Pearce absolutely nails his stand-up routine, packed full of punchlines'
Venue:  The Monaco, Atherton Road, Hindley, Wigan WN2 3EU
Website:  Click to visit

Jasper Carrott's Stand Up and Rock at The Edge
Date: 27th April 2019
Details:  Saturday 27th April

JASPER CARROTT'S - STAND UP & ROCK!
Featuring the BEV BEVAN BAND

Stand Up & Rock is back….
The 2019 tour will see the legendary Jasper Carrott back with a new stand up show alongside his musical compatriots, the Bev Bevan Band, that have been ‘rockin’ audiences all over the world. As well as being Jasper's mate, Bev is founding member of The Move and ELO and has one of the finest bands around, with special guests including 60’s star Geoff Turton from the Rockin’ Berries.

This unique show gives the opportunity to see and hear great artistes belting out a night of classic songs and Jasper back where he belongs ... making us laugh!
Venue:  The Edge, Riveredge, Wigan WA3 5AB
Website:  Click to visit

The Courtbetweeners
Date: 27th April 2019
Details:  After seeing the Courteeners smash T in the Park, Reading and the 2016 support slot to the Stone Roses the lads couldn’t believe that there wasn’t a tribute to this amazing band, they decided to do something about it.

Featuring songs from St Jude, Falcon and Anna enjoy the massive anthems of Courteeners with tracks such as The Opener and Are You In Love With A Notion, re-live the first album with Bide Your Time and Fallowfield Hillbilly and go crazy to crowd favourites like Not Nineteen Forever and What Took You So Long.

The only tribute to Courteeners in the UK and probably the world.

Courteeners & Blossoms Management

*Please note under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs.

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £10

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel Box Office on 01744 762300 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Chonkinfeckle Live at Bailiff bar @ The Old Court
Date: 28th April 2019
Details:  Contemporary Wigan folk duo make a welcome return to the Old Courts.

FREE ENTRY

FROM 8:00pm
Venue:  The Old Courts
King St West,
Wigan
WN1 1NG

 
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