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Lifelines Dementia Friendly Cafe
Date: 23rd August 2019
Details:  Friday 23 August at 1.30pm

We start with our usual tea & cake then we will have the very popular musical bingo. Prizes for the winners and let’s have a good old sing along as well. See you soon!
Venue:  St James Centre, Tipping St, Poolstock WN3 5EZ
Website:  Click to visit

Music in the Park
Date: 25th August 2019
Details:  Sunday 25th August
3pm - 3.45pm and 4pm - 4.45pm

Come and enjoy a fantastic free open air concert performed by The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Portsmouth (Royal Band).
Venue:  The Bandstand, Mesnes Park, Wigan, WN1 1TU

Foraging Walks ~ Blackberries
Date: 28th August 2019
Details:  Wednesday 28th August, 6.30pm - 8pm

Led by John of Touch Lucky Gin

The walk will take us along the canal towpath to Cale Lane area. During the walk we will forage, picking what is available as we go.

No need for any cutting implements. We can chat along the way about the beautiful surroundings and trees and shrubbery, learning from each other’s knowledge.

It would be helpful to bring a bag to fill with what you forage which John can gather from everybody at the end of walk.

Please bring waterproof clothing in the event of poor weather.

Any queries, contact John by Facebook message or text 07732 368585

Thanks and see you there.
Venue:  Starting from Canal Lock No. 77,
Rose Bridge, Manchester Road, Ince
Website:  Click to visit

The LANKULELE Show - Lancashire and NW Radio
Date: 29th August 2019
Details:  THURSDAY 29 AUGUST 2019

The next LANKULELE Show stars Wigan's very own... THE HAPPY PLUCKERS. Together with Mr Gary 'Parbulele' Smith and your host Bill Hart asking all the silly questions.

Tune-in on Thursday 29 August 2019 from 7 'till 8 UKe time for some Ukers fun, frivolity, live music and more...

Venue:  On-line at...
Website:  Click to visit

The Drifters at The Edge
Date: 30th August 2019
Details:  Friday 30 August, Starts: 7.30pm, Doors: 6:30pm

The Drifters are the longest running singing group in pop history still performing live, having enjoyed over 50 hits world wide.

Performing all the hits ‘Saturday Night At the Movies’, ’You’re More Than a Number’, ’Come on Over to My Place’, ’Up On the Roof’, ‘Under the Board Walk’, ’Kissin in the Back Row’, ’Save the Last Dance for Me’, ’Down on the Beach’, ‘Stand By Me’, ’Like Sister and Brother’ and many many more.

The Legendary group have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, performed for the President of The United States and are listed among the greatest artists of all time by Rolling Stone magazine.

No other vocal group has achieved as much success artistically or commercially as The Drifters and they remain among the best selling acts of all time.

Tickets: £32.45 ( £29.50 ticket price + £2.95 fees)
Venue:  The Edge, Riveredge, Wigan WN3 5AB
Website:  Click to visit

LANKYKATS - Purrrfect...
Date: 5th September 2019
Details:  Thursdays are rock days... A little bit of Rock 'n Roll Magic for Quid..


Raffles and top prizes..
£1 otd

Venue:  The Live Lounge
The Standish Unity Club
Cross Street
01257 424006
Website:  Click to visit

Britain's Rare Guitars Live
Date: 7th September 2019
Details:  Join us for a live TV recording at The Edge on Saturday the 7th September. The programme will be broadcast on SKY 192 in the Autumn. We have superb live music all day with some top music industry guests, some of the top 50 UK guitars makers and collectors to chat with plus a megamix of over 500 vintage, rare, custom shop and boutique instruments on show. Some amazing rare guitars that you will never ever see again. Don't miss this one off experience. Admission £10 plus kid under 12 go free.
Venue:  The Edge Conference Centre
Website:  Click to visit

Memory Walk
Date: 7th September 2019
Details:  Saturday 7th September, starting at 11am

The Annual Memory Walk in Wigan takes place at Haigh Woodland Park, in association with The Alzheimer’s Society and Inspiring healthy lifestyles. Why not join us for for a world without dementia.

There will be 2 walks available, a short walk up to 1 hour with various activities on route within the walled gardens at Haigh Woodland Park. There will also be a 10 Mile walk for those looking to challenge themselves. Register for either event via the link below.

All proceeds go to The Alzheimer’s Society. To make a donation please visit our Just Giving Page https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/tracy-morris8
Venue:  Meet outside The Visitors Centre,
Haigh Woodland Park, Haigh, Wigan. WN2 1PE
Website:  Click to visit

Marketplace of Mental Health Support
Date: 13th September 2019
Details:  Friday 13th September, 1pm – 3pm

Wigan and Leigh Recovery Teams are hosting a Marketplace of Mental Health Support
Come and talk to services in the Wigan and Leigh area that can support mental health issues. Plus meet local dementia and carer support groups; health and educational services and many more!
All Welcome
For more information, contact Recovery Team South 01942 772116
Venue:  Kingsleigh Community Centre, King St, Leigh, WN7 4LJ
Website:  Click to visit

Leigh Canal Festival
Date: 14th September 2019
Details:  Saturday 14th + Sunday 15th Sept, 10am - 5pm

The 5th Annual Festival will feature a wide range of attractions, many of which are free!

Attractions include:
Canal Boats
Kittywake canal cruisers
Fun fair
Children’s actvities incl. Face Painting
GM Fire & Rescue Service
Royal Artillery British Army Reserves
Canal Festival Food Court with Bar
Local clubs and voluntary organisations
Rugby match
'Music at the Miners' (afternoon & evening)
Venue:  Leigh Miners’ Welfare Institute, Kirby Road, Leigh WN7 4EF
Website:  Click to visit

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