in and around Wigan
Whether you are staying for an extended break or just passing through, our What's On in Wigan guide can help you get the most out of your stay.
6th September 2015
Make your mark by joining the 3,500 runners brave enough to embark on Wigan’s 10k run. To help, there are ice baths provided post-race, and also massage tables for before and after are available to all entrants. So the road may be gruel-some, but the after-care will be worth it! Not to mention the self-pride and elation when crossing that finish line and receiving your gold medal and bag of goodies!
13th March 2015
As part of Wigan’s Food and Drink Festival, get the chance to travel the world in your own backyard. The event will spoil you to the finest world wines, which will be scattered around every floor. There will also be lots of food and live music to compliment your palette. Reservations are essential as the event is very popular, so book now for a day of classy tasting!
Mad Hatter's Tea Party
18th March 2015
There is a place. Like no place on Earth. A land full of wonder, mystery, and danger! Some say to survive it: You need to be as mad as a hatter! So come and enter the lands of alluring charm at the Mad Hatters Tea Party. The day will be jam-packed full of arts and crafts like hat-making, a wonderland theme and lots of fun for the entire family!
Haigh Hall History Tour
7th April 2015
Plan your visit to a magnificent medieval stately home, with a tour round the beautiful grounds and royal chambers followed by a home-cooked lunch. Meet the ghosts rumoured to be living in the attics and hear all about the history of the families living in the Hall thousands of years ago. There isn't a creek in the floorboards without a story behind it!