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MARCH

Saturday 1 March, 10am - 4pm Sunday 2 March, 10am - 4pm Craft Fair Leigh Indoor Sports Centre

50 stalls of card crafts. Browse and buy at your leisure. £3.50 entrance fee. For further information telephone 01942 487 800.

Monday 3 March, 2pm - 3pm Paleography Practice Museum of Wigan Life Medieval to modern handwriting for experts. Free informal drop-in sessions for those with a basic understanding of paleographic styles over the ages, transcribing original documents from the archives in a group. For further information telephone 01942 828 128.

Tuesday 4 March, 12pm - 1.15pm Growing Up Girls Our Grandmothers and Mothers in the Early 20th Century Museum of Wigan Life As part of Women’s History Month, join author and historian Elizabeth Roberts to talk about the expectations and experiences of girls growing up in Lancashire 100 years ago. How were they given the facts of life? What was their knowledge of sex and relationships? Find out more, based on original interviews. £2.50 including tea/coffee. Places are limited so please book on 01942 828 128.

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Tuesday 4 March, 6pm - 9pm Haigh’s Pancake Supper Haigh Hall An early evening event packed with family fun – children’s entertainment, games and delicious pancake themed supper. £11 adults, £6 children, £28 family ticket (2 adults, 2 children). Booking essential, telephone 01942 832 895. haighhall.info

Tuesday 4 March, 7pm start Dine and Demo Haigh Hall Part of the 2014 Wigan Food & Drink Festival. Haigh Hall's Chefs, Andrew Sturgess and Chris Lomas share their culinary skills with you and cook a three-course meal. £25 per person. For further information and to book tickets telephone 01942 832 895. haighhall.info

Thursday 6 March, 11am - 12.30pm Georgian Food with TV Food Historian Dr. Annie Gray Museum of Wigan Life Part of the 2014 Wigan Food & Drink Festival, TV food historian Dr. Annie Gray will be giving a fascinating insight into Georgian food and recipes. Free, includes refreshments. Places are limited so please book on 01942 828 128.

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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.

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.

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