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What's On....Jan-April 2024

What's On....Jan-April 2024

Where you'll find events for all ages hosted by the Museum of Wigan Life, the Turnpike Gallery, Archives: Wigan & Leigh, and the borough’s Libraries, there’s plenty to get involved with.

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About the Archives

About the Archives

The Wigan Archives Service has well over 500,000 documents, photographs, maps and historic books in our collections. See more ...,

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Catalogue Index

Catalogue Index

A Searchable Reference List Of Documents, Books and Collections that are held by Archives.

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PastForward - Back Copies

PastForward - Back Copies

Want a taster of Past Forward? We've got dozens of past issues of the magazine for you to read - covering dozens of different and interesting subjects from across the borough.

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