Wigan Live will be playing at 9 venues around Wigan Town Centre on 17th and 18th August 2018. All are within walking distance (1 mile max) of each other and the train station – so we encourage you to visit as many as possible! Think of it as a musical pub crawl.
Our 2018 Venues
Venues for our 2018 festival are: Wigan Central, The Old Courts, The Boulevard, The Royal Oak, Casino De Cuba, Joe’s Bar, Doc’s Symposium, Little Fifteens ,The Raven, and Tap N Barrel.
Interactive map of 2018 venues
The Old Courts
The Old Courts is a not for profit multi-arts centre which aims to bring innovative art, music, comedy, dance and spoken word events to Wigan and the surrounding areas.
Welcome to Wigan Central, Wigan’s only dedicated Real Ale & Cider Bar located in the historic Arch No. 1, Queen Street, Wigan. We know that Wigan Central will become the “1st. Stop” for real ale and cider lovers from across the region. We look forward to welcoming you.
The Boulevard is located right in the heart of the town center bars scene – but yet so different from all of it – The Boulevard is a unique below ground venue with an accommodating and friendly ambiance.
Tap ‘N’ Barrel
This is a unique bar situated over two floor and to the rear is a heated under cover beer garden. We have six hand pumps featuring our own Martland Mill range of real ales, plus others from further afield.
Casino De Cuba
Enjoy one of our fabulous Cuban cocktails while you soak up the surroundings, friendly atmosphere, and live music, all of which will set the scene for an unbeatable night out.
Little Fifteens is situated in the heart of Wigan nightlife, a stylish unusual decor with lots for the eye to take in, furniture from around the world, paintings of all varieties to admire and special features throughout such as the love booth and ladies double loos.
Rock Bar and venue, Wigan. All things Rock, Pop Punk, Ska, Indie and much more!!!
6 Arcade Street
The Raven is in the heart of Wigan Town Centre, a traditional boozer with a mighty fine selection of cask ales and ciders, premium spirits and fine wines. Real Fires, pie and peas and a warm welcome, this boozer has all the redeeming features of the ideal pub, with Live Music playing an important part in the atmosphere.