The book - A Decriptive Sketch was produced Henry Tennyson Folkard, Wigan Chief Librarian, to commemorate the Opening. Copies were provided to all attendees.
The sketch also provides a background into locations previously used.
Produced from an original copy owned by Ron Hunt
Wigan Observer Report
Recounting the Banquet that followed the opening ceremony.
The Grime family provided the music, also had a business in King Street synonymous with the Grimes Arcade.