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Saturday 17 May, 10am - 3.30pm Lady Mabel Walk Haigh Country Park Join us as we follow in the footsteps of old Mab, tracing out her 14th century journey of penitence from Haigh Hall to Mabs Cross, then on to Wigan Parish Church to see the effigies of Lady Mabel and Sir William Bradshaigh, returning via the River Douglas and Haigh Estate. The walk covers a distance of approximately seven miles (11km). Please arrive suitably dressed for the weather and with suitable footwear. Bring a packed lunch. Meeting in the Stables Courtyard at 10am. Suitable for adults and children over eight years of age. £5 per person. Booking essential, telephone 01942 828 271.

Saturday 17 May, 7pm - 9pm Dance Fusion Lowton Rose Centre Borough wide dance festival. £3 per ticket For further information contact Vicky Fletcher, Community Wellbeing Arts Officer. Telephone 01942 827 404 or email

Sunday 18 May, 1pm - 3pm Family Navigation Pennington Flash Country Park Enjoy a day out at your local park and learn how to navigate the course and locate the markers with tuition and map provided. Good family fun. Stout footwear required. Turn up between 1pm - 3pm to take part. Cost £1.

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n Famil y Navigat io Tuesday 20 May, 10.30am - 12pm Coffee, Cake & Culture Spare the Rod Experience Museum of Wigan Life Love it or hate it, we all went to school. Did you enjoy your school days and is it true children were seen and not heard? An interactive workshop not for the faint hearted! £3 per person. Places are limited so please book on 01942 828 128.

Sunday 25 May, 6am for stall holders, 7am - 1pm for public Car Boot Sale Leigh Indoor Sports Centre Indoor car boot sale. Browse and buy at your leisure or you can book a stall for yourself. Tables and chairs are provided. £12.00 per stall, pay on booking. £1.00 adults, OAPs and children are free. For further information telephone 01942 487 800.

Wigan Now : Spring 2014 edition  

Welcome to the first issue of the lifestyle magazine packed with events and experiences for the people of Wigan and Leigh.