Wigan

Properties and events in Wigan

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Lancashire Mining Museum Battle of Britain Afternoon tea and Bevin Boys display

Lancashire Mining Museum, Higher Green Lane, Astley, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M29 7JB
In person
Pre-booking not required

Commemorating the Battle of Britain and coal mining during the Second World War, remembering the Bevin Boys who were drafted into the coal mines to help the war effort. The winding engine will be running, and the lamp room and cottage will be open.

Makers, Music & Masonry

61 Ellesmere Street, Leigh, Greater Manchester, WN7 4LQ
In person
Book on day

Ever wondered what happens inside a Freemason's lodge? Gain access to the mysteries and secrets of the lodge room for one day only whilst also enjoying our family-friendly makers, music and masonry festival. Live music, artisan markets, and more.

St James with St Thomas Church. Poolstock. Wigan. Greater Manchester.

St. James Centre, Church Street, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN3 5DZ
In person
Book on day

Climb the tower steps and enjoy a Bell ringing experience. See the experts at work and maybe have a go yourself. Visit our beautiful church and enjoy a free tour. Faith cafe open on a pay as you feel basis.

St Peter's Church, Firs Lane

Firs Lane, Leigh, Leigh, Greater Manchester, wn7 4sb
In person
Pre-booking not required

St Peter's Church is situated in Leigh Greater Manchester and is a Grade II* listed building built in 1881. One of the most interesting features in our church is the pulpit, which came from Manchester Catherdal during the Second World War.

Visit the Church of St Wilfrid Standish,

The Parish Church of St Wilfrid, Church Street, Standish, Wigan, Lancashire, WN6 0JT
In person
Pre-booking not required

Church will be open for visits. People will be available to explain its history. It will be possible to access the Peace Gate and the Bell Ringing Chamber. There will be a Churchyard Tour. Refreshments available