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Local Life - Leigh & District - May 2018

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24 Upload your event for FREE at www.locallife247.co.uk/events Follow us on Facebook events2go FHT Wigan and Leigh Tuesday, April 24 & Tuesday, May 29, 7pm-10pm Guest speaker Kelly De Souza will be giving an insight into working in a Hospice and End of Life Care. Talks are held on the last Tuesday of the month. It’s £5 for FHT members, £6 for non-members and £3 for students. The Image Centre, Walmsley St, Leigh WN7 1XN. Tel: 01942 761100 An Ideal Husband Tuesday, April 24 - Saturday, April 28, 7.30pm St Joseph’s Players present the comedy by Oscar Wilde. Most people believe they marry their soulmate, but what if they do something wrong? It’s a story of blackmail, corruption, turmoil and confusion. Pay on the door. Tickets: £8 adults/£4.50 under 16s. St. Joseph’s Hall, Chapel Street, Leigh, WN7 2PR. Email stjosephsplayers1@gmail.com for info. Leigh Film Society Fri, April 27, 6.30pm doors, 7.30pm start (1hr 40m) ‘Land of Mine’ In post-WWII Denmark, a group of German POWs are forced to clear a beach of land mines under the watch of a Danish Sergeant. Tickets are £5 or £3 for students from www.leighfilmsociety. com/film.php?id=25 Contact: 07969 647466 Turnpike Centre, Civic Square, Market Street, Leigh, WN7 1EB. Tel: 01942 404404 Afternoon Classic Cinema Friday, April 27, 1pm (Leigh) or Monday, April 30, 1pm (Tyldesley) Leigh Film Society CIC presents the ‘A Day to Remember’ at both the Turnpike Centre (Leigh) and the Pelican Centre (Tyldesley). Bring your own lunch. Entry is free, but a donation is appreciated. Contact 07969 647466 or email enquiries@ leighfilmsociety.com The Pelican Centre, Castle Street, Tyldesley, M29 8E. Tel: 01942 882722 Golborne Band Friday, April 27, 7.30pm Come and join Golborne Brass Band as they perform on home turf at Lowton Social Club. There’ll be Classical favourites, film music, talented soloists and audience participation in a concert not to be missed! Lowton Social Club, 214 Newton Road, Lowton, WA3 2AQ. Tel: 01942 510210 Spring Fair Saturday, April 28, 10am-4pm Knitting, quilting, toys, paper products, tea towels, plants, jewellery & accessories, home produce, tombola, woodcrafts, refreshments, raffle. St Luke’s Primary School choir will also be singing. St Luke’s Church, Church Lane, Lowton, Warrington, WA3 2JA

25 Farmers Market & Craft Fair Sunday, April 29, 9am-3pm Food, Drinks, Crafts & much more. Angela SparkleScarve Jewellery, Jan Crafty Pots, and Dottie the Vintage Traveller to name but a few stalls. Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street, Wigan WN2 3HZ. Tel: 01942 525566 Parents Autism Conference Tuesday, May 1, 9.15am-2.40pm An opportunity to participate in this year’s Wigan Council Autism Conference, with great key speakers and Autism related information to share for families. Tickets are £2.50 (2 max per family). To book email s.training@wigan.gov.uk or call 01942 828829. Golborne Parkside, Rivington Avenue, WA3 3HG. Tel: 01942 726694 Millstone Rocks 2018 Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6 On Saturday bands include: Liquor N Poker; Jack Savage; Benefit State and more. And on Sunday, there’ll be: Skem Brass Band; Dave Strider Band; Desolation Row; Banta Rays and more. Millstone Inn, 52 Harvery Lane, Golborne, WA3 3RS. Tel: 01942 728031. Slag Lane Protest Ride Sunday, May 6, 11am This ride is to help highlight the importance of this road in linking two bridleways together for horse riders as part of ‘Ride out UK month’ and supporting the ‘Pass Slow and Wide’ campaign. The ride will go down Slag Lane to Byron Hall forestry and back. Email barefrills@hotmail.co.uk for more info. Pennington Wharf Marina / Slag Lane, Lowton,WN7 4QD Community Day Monday, May 7, 12pm-4pm As well as the many charity stalls, there’ll be entertainment organised especially for the whole family. There’ll be a trapeze act, Circus Whiz and Kevin the Clown will be appearing. As well as a fairground, pet show, a karate display, Classic cars, and children’s games and competitions. Culcheth Green, WA3 4ER. Leigh Stay & Play Tuesday, May 8, 5pm-7pm Stay and Play is for children aged between 0-11 with additional needs and their siblings. The free event is held on the second Tuesday of each month (term time only). No need to book, but for more information please call Lisa on 07719 330602. Toyfields, 1 Guest Street, Leigh, WN7 2RP. Tel: 01942 665955 Kingsleigh May Market Saturday, May 12, 10am-2pm Various stalls. Refreshments and light lunches. Further details of the Market and future events available from the Church. All welcome. Kingsleigh Methodist Church, King Street, Leigh, WN7 4LR. Church office: 01942 674542 Plant Sale Saturday, May 12, 10am-2pm and Sunday, May 13, 10am-2pm On sale there’ll be summer bedding, hanging baskets, and a selection of fruit and vegetables plants. They’re quality plants at reasonable prices. Free entry. Golborne Parkside Sports and Community Club, Rivington Avenue, WA3 3HG. Tel: 01942 726694