Photos of Wigan
Photos of Wigan



Wigan Album

Shops in and around Wigan

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Ben Turner Woodcock Street stock on display
Photo: Nick Hampson
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Item #: 32219
Another photo of the shop in Wigan. Ben Turner standing far left

Comment by: Zoonie on 11th May 2020 at 21:29

Fantastic picture. Could the dog be a fox terrier and be the lucky butchers dog?

Comment by: Philip G. on 12th May 2020 at 10:52

A startling photo Nick. Thanks. It must have been difficult for Ben and his men to have lifted and then hooked those beasts onto more than two sides of his shops, but what a C'mon he'd gave. I must say, though, there's something of the heebie-jeebies about this scene. In fact, I'm reminded of the time my friend and I had gone to see The Exorcist, at Liverpool, and how we'd become startled by the size of the cinema's restless queue. The queue had covered the building's front, side, and then some. A no-brainer, and after having a pint each - served by Alan Rudkin, in suit and tie - , instead, we high-tailed it out of town - having a second each, in The Stork, at Billinge, a while later. I like 'mushrooms with tooth' on platters wild.

Comment by: DTease on 12th May 2020 at 13:38

That dog thinks he’s died and gone to doggie heaven.

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