BETA Education


About BETA

  • Registered Charity established to improve Literacy and the love of learning.
  • Committed to researching local history and recording local people’s memories for the future.
  • Works with the local community, taking part in local heritage events, thus furthering education and access to local history.
  • Basic Education & Training for Adults was established September,1991. 
  • Researches local history working with and for the benefit of the local community.
  • Organises community events and presentations. These activities are funded through small grants and fundraising and are run by volunteers. 
  • Seven regular volunteers and can call on more when needed. These volunteers cover a wide range of ages and ability.
  • Does not have any paid staff.
  • BETA is a registered education charity and is well established in Wigan and known for research into local history, working with a diverse group of local people of all ages and abilities.

For more information


Below are some great publications that are freely available to view or download. Enjoy


BETA Visit to the National Memorial Arboretum

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Lest We Forget - WW2

Events, facts and memories of World War II

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A Window on 2,000 years of Wigan history

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Wigan & the English Civil Wars

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When We Were Young

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Then & Now Wigan

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Local Wigan Memories of World War 1

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80th Anniversary of the May Blitz on Liverpool - 1941

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Operation Barbarossa - 1941

Hitler's invasion of Russia

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