Past Forward

Started by: jo anne (33394) 

The latest issue of the local history magazine is available online for free - Link

If you haven’t seen it already it’s well worth a read. Other archive editions are also available.

Started: 17th Apr 2020 at 12:44

Posted by: jo anne (33394) 

Not forgetting: Free eMagazine service available to all Wigan library card holders - Link

Replied: 17th Apr 2020 at 12:46

Posted by: jo anne (33394) 

For something perhaps less historical - more hysterical:

@VizComic (24 Apr):
Here's your Free Viz download for this week of the carry-on: Link

Replied: 24th Apr 2020 at 11:15

Posted by: jo anne (33394) 

* All Write Up North Short Story Anthology 2020 is now available online - LINK *

It includes all the stories & winning art work entered into a competition earlier this year.
The theme was ‘All Things up North’ & winners were announced at Wigan Library in February.

Congratulations to:

Ian McLoughlin - 1st place short story ‘The Woman Behind the Bar’
Natasha Tingle - runner-up short story ‘#Homeless but Still Human’
Elaine Phipps - front cover art competition winner
Graham Roberts - front cover art runner up

Anthology PDF

Replied: 26th Apr 2020 at 16:54

Posted by: jo anne (33394) 

BWCN is a guide to local news, projects, services, groups and events.

There’s a weekly newsletter - online every Wednesday - and you can email contributions:

Links: Latest Newsletter (29th Apr) / / @borough_wide

Replied: 29th Apr 2020 at 12:54

Posted by: jo anne (33394) 

A recent BWCN article - Wigan Libraries eMagazines

* You can become a Wigan libraries member online during the lockdown *

• Fill in the ‘Apply for a library card’ form - Link
• You will receive an email with a temporary membership number
• Email to request your permanent membership number
• You will then be ready to join the free eMagazine service

Replied: 22nd May 2020 at 17:02
Last edited by jo anne: 22nd May 2020 at 17:04:05

Posted by: jo anne (33394) 

Museum of Wigan Life - Facebook (27th Aug):
We are releasing the current edition of our popular local history magazine, Past Forward, as a free digital edition.

Download the magazine here:

Replied: 28th Aug 2020 at 08:29

Posted by: jo anne (33394) 

There’s news in the magazine of an interesting competition:

Submit entries to
Or Local History Writing Competition, Past Forward,
Museum of Wigan Life, Library St, Wigan. WN1 1NU

Closing date: Tuesday 1st February 2021

Replied: 28th Aug 2020 at 08:32

Posted by: jo anne (33394) 

@WiganMuseum (11th Dec):
The latest edition of Past Forward, the 'people's history' magazine is now out, and you can read it for free online here

Replied: 12th Dec 2020 at 12:08

Posted by: jo anne (33394) 

@ WiganMuseum:
Good news for rainy day readers, our Local History publication Past Forward have added 65 more issues to read for FREE - Link

Replied: 21st Jan 2021 at 07:35


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