Campaign to overcome the complete and wholesale demolition of the The Galleries complex,Learn More
Identify, Protect & Relocate the Assets and ArtefactsLearn More
Project to restore the Gateway and Lodges. Grade 2* Listed Building "At-Risk"Learn More
The project aim is to repair and relocate the stonework, recovered, from the old Town Hall, King St, to a prominent position within the Town Centre.Learn More
Volunteers required to photograph and research local buildingsLearn More
Discovering and locating oil paintings of Margaret Eleanor and Amelia Gidlow originally displayed in the Board Room of Wigan Infirmary. There is also a stained galss window dedicated to the sisters.Learn More
Upcoming Events & Meetings
Our Calendar of upcoming events and meetings
Our venue and meeting dates:
Wigan Local History and Heritage Society meets on the second Monday of each month, with a local history themed presentation starting at 7.15pm in The Function Room at Real Crafty, Wigan https://www.
The doors open at 12 noon, and the bar is open serving drinks plus hot and cold beverages, so come along early and have a chat.
Free parking on street is available after 6pm.
This room is on the ground floor and is fully accessible to all.
However, toilets are not fitted with grab rails so cannot be classed as disabled toilets for that reason.
A warm welcome is given to members old and new, and visitors are also welcome.
Everyone is welcome to join us and learn about the rich history and heritage of Wigan.
The membership fee is £10 per year, payable in September, reduced to £5 for new members who join after February.
2020 May - No meeting due to Covid 19 lockdown
2020 April - No meeting due to Covid 19 lockdown
2019 December - No meeting - Xmas Party
2019 September (2019 AGM - Minutes to be agreed at next AGM)
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