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Aladdin - The Family Pantomime

Theatre
Wednesday 7 - Friday 23 December 2022
Once again, Professional Pantomime is returning to The Old Courts this Christmas. "Oh Yes It Is!"After the incredible success of Cinderella in 2021, Pendle Productions are back, this time with their spectacular family pantomime - Aladdin! ...

Jah Wobble & The Invaders Of The Heart

Grand Vault
Thursday 8 December 2022
Combining global music, reggae, fusion and punk influences, Jah Wobble has entranced the world with his hypnotic bass riffs for over four decades and has become one of Britain's most influential and distinct bass players. Accompanied by h...

Franck Carducci And The Fantastic Squad

The Old Courts, Wigan
Friday 9 December 2022
Don?t miss Franck and the band for the first time ever at the Old Courts ? after the past couple of years it?s going to be one to savour!...

Woody Cook

Grand Vault
Saturday 10 December 2022
When your parents are Fatboy Slim and Zoe Ball, it sets for a vibrant start in life to say the least but make no mistake, Woody is forging his own creative path and gathering momentum too. A colourful character indeed. DJ, presenter and str...

Nine Below Zero

Grand Vault
Sunday 11 December 2022
South-London's finest rhythm and blues group, British blues rock institution Nine Below Zero have released both commercially and critically acclaimed albums since being formed in in 1977 by guitarist and lead vocalist Dennis Greaves. Named ...

Artist Drop In

The Old Courts, Wigan
Tuesday 13 December 2022 - Tuesday 28 February 2023
A brand new drop in for artists of all disciplines...

What The Pluck

Court Room
Wednesday 14 December 2022
The Lancashire-based modern string quartet perform pop and rock covers with a twist, and an ever-expanding repertoire across many genres. ...

Christmas Classical Concert - What The Pluck

The Old Courts, Wigan
Wednesday 14 December 2022
What The Pluck are a modern string quartet, breaking the mould of what people expect a string quartet to be....

FNL Christmas Special - The Flechettes + Brother + Indoor Shoes + Schackites

Grand Vault
Friday 16 December 2022
Friday Night Live, a classic showcase of various up and coming artists with a festive spin ready to get into the Christmas spirit.- Headliner for the evening is amazing local band The Flechettes, an Old Courts favourite, who will perform so...

The Lottery Winners

Grand Vault
Saturday 17 December 2022
Born in Salford and raised on romance, unstoppable indie-pop four-piece The Lottery Winners blend fizzing anthems and momentous guitar pop melodies with a humorous and wistful lyricism. The band has built an extensive and loyal fanbase thro...

Mad Friday Festival

Grand Vault
Friday 23 December 2022
An all day music festival with a fantastic line up featuring energetic live performances from local up and coming bands. A range of all different types of artists, working both in the Grand Vault and the Bailiff.  Previous year's festivals...

Roxy Magic

Grand Vault
Saturday 7 January 2023
A fabulously entertaining evening celebrating the music of Roxy Music & Bryan Ferry as performed by Roxy Magic, with a great combination of high quality musicianship and a wonderful Bryan Ferry look and sound-alike in Kevin Hackett. Formed...

Shakespeare's Fool

Theatre
Wednesday 11 January 2023
Starring Robin Leetham, this one-actor show about Will 'Cavaliero' Kempe, one of the finest performers of the Elizabethan age, premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2021 and returned in 2022, receiving rave reviews from audience and critics...

Ed Cosens (from Reverend and The Makers)

Theatre
Thursday 12 January 2023
A creative catalyst for over a decade as the guitarist in Reverend and The Makers, Sheffield singer-songwriter Ed Cosens has enjoyed a rich musical life, creating hit songs and albums, playing shows across the world, without many truly und...

Detroit Live - Motown Tribute Show

The Old Courts, Wigan
Friday 13 January 2023
Detroit Live perform the greatest hits from the sensational Motown catalogue (and little bit of Northern Soul). After performing similar shows in theatres throughout the UK, the Musicians and Vocalists decided to collaborate and bring you a...

Flotsam & Jetsam

Theatre
Saturday 14 January 2023
Visual, wordless theatre with original music and delightful puppetry, this is Lempen Puppet Theatre's hopeful adventure story about two very different creatures that must learn to work together. Flotsam floats, Jetsam sinks - Both their wo...

Looking For Me Friend: The Music of Victoria Wood

Theatre
Wednesday 18 January 2023
A funny and touching tribute to this much loved and sorely missed national treasure. Written and performed by BBC1's All Together Now star, Paulus, ('King of Cabaret', The Stage) this brand-new show sees him in a fresh light as a lifelong...

The Style Councillors

The Old Courts, Wigan
Friday 20 January 2023
The Style Councillors are the world's one and only tribute to The Style Council. Formed in 2013 by Darren Fletcher (Paul Weller) and Steve Hayes (Mick Talbot), The Style Councillors have quickly built a loyal fanbase for the group w...

The Bluebird

The Old Courts, Wigan
Saturday 21 January 2023
Join Mirtel, a Seer, and her tree spirit, Micky, on their quest to find the elusive bluebird and help unlock itsmystery?...

Jekyll & Hyde

Theatre
Wednesday 25 January 2023
In a new and enthralling one-man stage adaptation of the classic tale of terror, acclaimed actor Jonathan Goodwin plays both Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde in this production from Don't Go Into The Cellar! Victorian theatre company. Journey...

A Foreigners Journey

The Old Courts, Wigan
Friday 27 January 2023
Legendary bands Foreigner and Journey are giants of the AOR (Adult Orientated Rock) and Classic Rock genres, attracting huge audiences as live acts since forming in the 1970's. Sadly for those in the UK, their shows over here have been few ...

Bouncers

The Old Courts, Wigan
Wednesday 8 February 2023
120 mins incl one interval....

The Rollin Stoned

Grand Vault
Saturday 11 February 2023
A tribute to The Rolling Stones focusing on the early part of their career from 1964 - 1969 including 'Jumping Jack Flash', 'Paint It Black', 'Not Fade Away' and 'Satisfaction'. They have been described by The Times as 'better than the real...

Dommy B - Spark the Goblin Wizard

Theatre
Saturday 11 February 2023
With lyrics, laughs and lots of joining in, poet Dommy B needs your help to save the day! Spark's magic rhymes can turn anything into anything. He'll turn the bogeys up his nose into some pink ribbons and bows. He'll make a gorgeous high h...

I Spy with My Little Eye

Theatre
Saturday 18 February 2023
Based on the brand new picture book by Steven Lee ("How the Koala Learnt To Hug") and brought to you by The People's Theatre Company, the creators of There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly, this beautifully interactive musical celebrates...

Alfie's First Fight

Theatre
Saturday 25 February 2023
If you liked Roald Dahl's Danny Champion of the World, the books of Jacqueline Wilson and the Rocky Movies, then you'll love this 'edge-of-your-seat storytelling' (Manchester Libraries) one-man show, written & performed by children's author...

The Second Best Bed

Theatre
Thursday 2 March 2023
Liz Grand ("Where is Mrs Christie") stars as Anne Hathaway on the night of Shakespeare's funeral in this superb one-woman play, written by Avril Rowlands and directed by Chris Jaeger. Full of both humour and pathos, it has received great c...

John Hegley - Biscuit of Destiny

The Old Courts, Wigan
Thursday 9 March 2023
Luton performance poet, comedian, musician and songwriter John Hegley presents his hour-long award-awarded 2022 Edinburgh show, with John Keats's hobby horse, elephant drawings and a teacher who made a word of difference. Yes, it took only ...

Kazabian VS Arctic Monkeyz

Grand Vault
Saturday 11 March 2023
Kazabian & Arctic Monkeyz head to head... an Indie-Rock lovers dream!  Kazabian are the official and number one tribute act to the mighty Kasabian, endorsed by the real thing and touring extensively around Britain and Europe. Bearing an u...

The Formidable Lizzie Boone

Theatre
Wednesday 22 March 2023
From the multi-award winning Selina Helliwell, 'The Formidable Lizzie Boone' is a night of drama, dark comedy and maybe a nipple tassel or two which will pull you into Lizzie's world for a night of healing. What do you get when you combine ...

Hey Beatles

The Old Courts, Wigan
Saturday 25 March 2023
Hey Beatles are an successfully established, Midlands-based Beatles tribute committed to bringing the sights and sounds of swinging Beatlemania to life and guaranteed to get the crowd dancing away like it's 1965! Playing all the Fab Four's...

Edy Hurst's Comedy Version of War of the Worlds

Theatre
Thursday 30 March 2023
Edy Hurst's Comedy Version of Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of H.G. Wells' Literary Version (Via Orson Welles' Radio Version & Steven Spielberg's Film Version) of the War of the Worlds. If you're not on board from the title, I don't know how...

Mister Magnolia

Theatre
Saturday 1 April 2023
Folksy Theatre's fun, family extravaganza based on the book by the wonderful Quentin Blake. Join Mister Magnolia on his wacky adventures, filled with colourful characters, live music, puppetry and audience interaction! Mister Magnolia has...

James Ketchell - It's All Mental

Theatre
Wednesday 19 April 2023
'It's All Mental' is record-breaking aviator, adventurer and author James Ketchell's second UK tour. The only person on the planet to have climbed Everest, cycled around the world AND rowed an ocean, will be sharing his mind-set and the men...

StillMarillion

The Old Courts, Wigan
Saturday 13 May 2023
Paying homage to progressive rock legends Marillion and focusing primarily on the Fish era of the band, StillMarillion are Europe's top tribute to Marillion and Fish. Featuring Martin Jakubski on vocals, he has been singing Marillion songs...

Pink Floydian - The Pink Floyd Experience

The Old Courts, Wigan
Saturday 10 June 2023
Pink Floydian are a 7-piece tribute to the greatest prog rock band of all time. They have been building up a reputation as one of the finest and most authentic Pink Floyd tributes in the UK. They have received praise for their incredibly ac...

Josie Long

The Old Courts, Wigan
Wednesday 21 June 2023
Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and very-hard-to-pin-down-indie-underdog-nightmare Josie Long is back with a brand new show, Re-enchantment. 'After defeat, re-enchantment is necessary', said Lola Olufemi. This thought inspires Jo...

Absolute Bowie

The Old Courts, Wigan
Saturday 1 July 2023
There will only ever be one David Bowie, he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie fans across the UK. Absolute Bo...
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