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Local Life - Wigan - March 2018

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72 Crazy Golf Re-Opening

72 Crazy Golf Re-Opening Saturday, March 17, 11am-4pm To celebrate St Patricks Day the Crazy Golf at Haigh will be open for the day. The Friends of Haigh Country Park built and manage an 18-hole course opposite the High Ropes adventure course in Haigh Woodland Park. A round of golf is £1 per player. Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane, Wigan, WN2 1PE. Tel: 01942 828280 Family Charity Night Saturday, March 17, doors open at 6.30pm St Patrick’s Day Family Charity Night in aid of Little Angels Staffie Rescue. There’ll be bingo, a quiz, raffle, Irish games and a delicious hotpot. Tickets are £6 for adults and £3 for under 12s. Contact Susan Finch on 07944 084971 for more info and tickets. St James Social Centre, St James’ Road, Orrell, WN5 7AA. Tel: 01695 623902 Run Wigan Festival 2 Sunday, March 18, 9.30am-2pm Joining Jack has organised Half Marathon, 5k and Family Mile races all starting in Market Street for you to spectate or take part. There’ll be live music and entertainment and European food markets too. To register your place for any race visit http:// Market Street, Wigan Artisan Market Sun, Mar 18, Sun, Apr 22, Sun, May 20, 10am-4pm Haigh’s monthly artisan market rocks back to the park and there are monthly dates available until December 2018! There’ll be more than 80 art, food, craft, and drink artisans, as well as street food, live music and great community atmosphere. Haigh Woodland Park, Haigh, WN2 1PE. Tel: 07789 181677 1940s Night Friday, March 23, 7.30pm-11pm Helen Marie Charity presents a 1940s Night with Katz Korner. There’ll be a hotpot dinner and dessert, raffle and tombola. Tickets are £12 and all proceeds go towards sick and disabled children. Call 07724 995298 for tickets. St Mary’s Club, Trent Road, Billinge, WN5 7QT. Tel: 01744 892836 Fundraising Event Friday, March 23, 7pm Enjoy an evening of song, fashion and much more including fancy goods, cake and veg stalls and an Easter Bonnet competition. Tickets are £5. For further information and tickets please contact Kath McGuire on 01695 721038. Church of St Thomas the Martyr, 7 Church St, Up Holland, WN8 0ND. Tel: 01695 728091 Easter Weekend Friday, March 30, 3pm to Sunday, April 1, 3pm Join the Easter weekend celebrations at the Poacher, where there’ll be something for all ages, big kids included. The Poacher Winstanley, Holmes House Avenue, Winstanley, WN3 6JA. Tel: 01942 214648 Build a Unicorn workshop Wednesday, April 4, 10.30am-11.30am Step into colourful Unicorn Land to build a 16” cuddly unicorn to take home, and design T-shirts for your little ones to wear! £15 per child suitable for 3+ (inc drink and unicorn biscuit). Booking is required. Whittle Vintage Tea Room & Café, 34 Chorley Old Road, Whittle-Le-Woods, PR6 7LD. Tel: 01257 367260

73 Much Ado About Nothing Wednesday, April 11, 7.30pm to Saturday, April 21, 7.30pm (7.30pm showings every day) Benedick and Beatrice are tricked into confessing their love for each other, and Claudio is tricked into rejecting Hero at the altar. The first Wednesday & Thursday are £10, Monday is £10, and other nights are £12. Online bookings subject to 60p per ticket Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton Street, Wigan, WN1 3SL. Box Office: 01942 242561. ST JAMES SOCIAL CENTRE St James Road, Orrell PRESENTS Star NIGHT Friday 6th April, 2018 Doors open 7.00pm - starts 7.45pm In aid of Robinson OBE Thursday, April 12, 7.30pm-11.30pm Jason Robinson OBE will be speaking and taking part in a Q&A offering an insight into his career of rugby league and union. Compère for the night is comic John Lebbon. Tickets are £18(+£1.26 booking fee) via or £23 on the door. The Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan, WN1 1NA. Tel: 01942 834747 The Wizard of Oz Thursday, April 12, 6pm-8pm; Friday, April 13, 2pm-4pm; Friday, April 13, 6pm-8pm This Easter treat is fun for all the family. Ticket prices vary from £12.50-£15 from The Albert Halls, Victoria Square, Bolton, BL1 1RU. Tel: 01204 332157 Capturing tender special moments to cherish and treasure Newborn Weddings Christenings Special Parties Please contact Eleanor T: 01257 792745 M: 07510 612926 Featuring Wigan’s own John Martin and 5 star Comedian Tony Roscoe, plus fantastic duo Crawford & Brown Tickets £10 Available at the club - 01695 623 902 or Frank 01744 345 073 StJamesSocialCentreOrrell

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