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Local Life - Wigan - March 2018

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68 Upload your event for FREE at Follow us on Facebook events2go Racing Scholarship Qualifier Sunday, February 25, 9am-7pm You could become a racing driver in 2018. You’ll race a fully funded season in the National Formula Ford Championship plus a testing programme by driving on the simulators at Three Sisters Circuit, Wigan. Book at to secure your place in advance. Three Sisters Circuit, Three Sisters Road, Ashton in Makerfield, WN4 8DD. Tel: 01942 719030 Audience with Murder Wed Feb 28, 7.30pm to Sat, Mar 10, 7.30pm It’s been called ‘A Russian doll of a play’, as layer after layer, it moves from a seemingly innocuous domestic play, through a murder mystery, to an unexpected climax. Tickets and info from www. *The play contains strong language.* Wigan Little Theatre, Crompton Street, Wigan, WN1 3SL. Tel: 01942 242561 Tallula Vintage Thursday, March 1, 4pm-11pm Tallula Vintage specialises in one-off garments, accessories, retro style pieces and hand-made clothing. Tallula pride themselves on being unique with a collection of clothing from all over the globe. Free event, but register interest at www.eventbrite. The Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan, WN1 1NA. Tel: 01942 834747 60’s Charity Night Friday, March 2, 7.30pm Enjoy a 60’s themed charity night with food, fun, a raffle and auction. Local band T’OTHERS will be performing all night. All proceeds will go to the Storehouse Project, a local charity helping the most vulnerable in our community. For tickets call 07816623612 St Judes Social Club, Poolstock Lane, Wigan, WN3 5JE. Tel: 01942 241401 Pink Floydian Saturday, March 3, doors open 7pm, starts 9pm Pink Floydian is one of the most authentic Pink Floyd tribute bands playing their inconic songs including “Shine on you crazy diamond” and “A Great Gig in the Sky.” To book the band call Ian on 07427 611 957 or email Tickets are £8.80 (incl. booking fee) The E Rooms, 14 Westgate, Skelmersdale, WN8 8AZ. Tel: 01695 731016 Junkhouse Dog Blues Band Saturday, March 3, 7.30pm-11.30pm The Manchester-based Blues Band was founded and fronted by British Blues Harmonica Champion Luke Shaw. Junkhouse Dog mixes shuffles and electric swing with vintage Chicago style grit. Tickets are £8 in advance or £10 on the door. The Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan, WN1 1NA. Tel: 01942 834747

69 Stay & Play - Wigan Monday, March 5, 5pm-7pm Free Stay & Play for children with additional needs and their siblings. Come have a coffee and a chat while the kids play! No need to book. First Monday of the month (term time only). Hop, Skip & Jump, Wigan Youth Zone, Parsons Walk, Wigan, WN1 1RU. Tel: 01942 807373 Ladies Luncheon & Fashion Thursday, March 8, doors open from 11.30am Ladies luncheon with fashion show by Barbara’s of Standish. The event has been organised by Wigan Flower Club. Tickets are £28 each and can be purchased by calling Barbara’s of Standish on 01257 425480. Ashfield House, Ashfield Park Drive, Standish, Wigan, WN6 0EQ. Tel: 01257 473500 Martin Taylor MBE Thursday, March 8, 7.30pm-11.30pm Solo Jazz guitarist, self-taught since the age of 4 Martin Taylor MBE has made a mark in the industry. The Grammy nominated, virtuoso player and composer, has a 50 year career with 14 British Jazz Awards and multiple collaborations including Jeff Beck, Tommy Emmanuel, George Harrison, and Dianne Schuur. Tickets are £20 on the door or £18.98 in advance Over 14’s by an adult. The Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan, WN1 1NA. Tel: 01942 834747 The GMP Band Friday, March 9, 7.30pm-11pm St John Rigby College is pleased to welcome back the GMP Band for the third year! It’ll be an evening filled with pop, soul and funk! Free entry. St John Rigby College, Gathurst Road, Orell, WN5 0LJ. Tel: 01942 214797 Pizza & Pint night Friday, March 9, 6pm-10pm An evening of artisan pizza and craft beers. Slow proved sourdough wood fired artisan pizza from the vintage horse trailer. The beer sommelier carefully pairs each menu with a selection of craft beer along with a selection of gins and fine wines. Two Left Feet Tap, Kitchen Courtyard, Haigh Woodland Park, WN2 1PE. Tel: 01942 828 280 Night at the Races Saturday, March 10, 7pm-11.59pm Everyone’s a winner at this race night. You can buy horses with the owners of the winning horses winning prizes, have a bet and win pennies galore, as well as lots of fun and games. Honeysuckle Inn, 75 Pool Street, Wigan, WN3 5BT. Tel: 01942 241551 Artisan Market Saturday, March 10, 10am-4pm Wigan Auction House on Miry Lane Wigan has announced a new monthly market day on the second Saturday of each month. There’ll be stall holders selling organic meat and dairy, artisan pies and cakes, arts and crafts, bespoke children’s’ clothes, vintage traders and more. Free entry. Wigan Auction House, Miry Lane, Wigan, WN6 7TG. Tel: 01942 230460 Rio Carnival in Liverpool Friday, March 16, 10pm to Saturday, March 17, 4am There’ll be Latin parade performers, Carnival Samba with infamous Rio beats and rhythms and international DJ’s. As well as a range of South American Street food stalls, Brazilian beers, and a face paint artist. Find out all you need to know at Liverpool

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