What’s On from October

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A brief selection of versatile ideas of what’s on from October in and around Wigan. From farmer’s markets, charity runs, traditional sweets, beer festivals and just in time for Halloween – ghoulish guided walks.

Markets at Cedar Farm Mawdesley

Back Lane, Mawdesley, Ormskirk L40 3SY

What's On from October

We welcome many local stall holders to our vibrant markets every Saturday. Our friendly stall owners will tempt you with the very best fresh local produce, unique crafts, hand-made goodies and vintage treasure. You can enjoy hot food and drinks while you browse the market in our Food Barn and we often invite local musicians to perform while you shop.

The markets all run from 10am until 4pm. Entry and parking is free.

Our regular markets are scheduled as follows:

FARMERS MARKET on the first Saturday of the month

VINTAGE MARKET on the second Saturday of the month

CRAFT MARKET on the third Saturday of the month

COMING SOON! POP-UP FARM SHOP on the fourth Saturday of the month

For more information on Cedar Farm, its artisan shops, cafes, studios, animals and play areas take a look at their website.

Also close to many decent restaurants and pubs in Parbold, Mawdesley, Eccleston Newburgh after your day browsing.


Grandad Jim’s Traditional Sweet Shoppe Grand Opening

Saturday 25th September – Standishgate

What's On from October

The opening of Grandad Jim’s new store in Wigan is at 10am on Saturday 25th Sept. Coronation Dtreet stars Alan Halsall (Tyrone) and Tisha Merry (Steph) will be there too. There will be free samples on the day too!


Alder Hey Children’s Charity 10k at Haydock Park Racecourse

3rd October 2021

What's On from October

The Running Bee Foundation, brings you The Alder Hey Children’s Charity 10k at Haydock Park Racecourse. Join hundreds of runners and raise money for fantastic local causes. The Running Bee Foundation events welcome runners of all abilities. All welcome.

For ticketes and information check here.


Sausage Craft Ale and Cider Festival Liverpool

Saturday 14th November – Mountford Hall (Liverpool University), 160 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TR

What's On from October
  • Live Bands& DJs
  • Craft Beers
  • Gin Bar
  • Eating Contests
  • Games
  • More

Pre registration tickets.


Shoverpool Guided Ghost & History Tours

Just in time for Haloween. A range of popular tours,, om foot, by puts, provate and even ghoul gourmet dining. Take alook at the informative Shiverpool Website, check out the video and book online.

Delivering famous street theatre shows to large and small audiences, tailored tour immersive experiences for schools and colleges, universities and corporate audiences. A schedule of shows open to all, from families to tourists from all over the world. 

Audiences who come to Shiverpool are transported from the everyday to different worlds of Liverpool’s famous Haunted Heritage. Stopping Time, suspending disbelief, live for 90 minutes, perhaps a little longer, together, in the infinite NOW!

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