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UPDATE: All future scheduled meetings have been put on hold until things return back to normality ...

 Meanwhile, meetings will take place electronically via Zoom. If you are interested in joining a Zoom meeting please get in touch. 

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Last Meeting

Derek Winstanley shared some of his fascinating research into the life and times of radical thinker, Gerrard Winstanley, his family and the influence of Wigan.

View Zoom presentation


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 Wigan Sports Club also known as Wigan Cricket Club. 

The doors open at 6:30pm, and the bar is open serving drinks plus hot and cold beverages, so come along early and have a chat.

Free parking is available.

This room is on the ground floor and is fully accessible to all. 

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.

Members £2.50, visitors £3.00 per meeting.

The membership fee is £5 per year, payable in September, reduced to £2.50 for new members who join after February.


Wigan Cricket Club

Bull Hey, Parsons Walk, Parson's Walk, Wigan WN1 1RU

01942 241581