Ashton in Makerfield 25th Anniversary Festival 2018

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Programme of Events

15th to 29th September

Tickets available from 3rd September at:- Ashton Library normal opening hours.

Market StallSaturday’s 8th, 15th & 22rd Sept.

Tuesday’s 4th, 11th and 18th September

 Sorry – but no refunds on unused tickets

While all information provided is correct at the time of    going to press, the Festival Committee must reserve the right to alter or cancel any event.                                      We are sure that our supporters appreciate this safeguard…

Saturday 15th September

Taster Session of Local Foods

 Ashton Market 10.00am / 2.00pm

Also the Great Damondo

Children’s Entertainer         Free  Sponsor: Economic Development Dept., Wigan Council

Saturday 15th September

An Evening of Song

Parkside Male Voice Choir 7.30pm St. Thomas’ Church,  Ashton

Tickets £4.50                        Pay on door £5.00

Monday 17th September

 7.30pm Queens Road Methodist Church Queens Road (off Wigan Road)

Everyone Welcome                 Retiring Collection

Tuesday 18th September

Talk by David Fearnley  on the history of Garswood Hall,  Ashton – Residence of the Launder family in the 17th century and the Gerard family in the 18th century

7.00pm Ashton Library  

Tickets £3.00         Pay on the door £3.00

Wednesday 19th September

No Event

Thursday 20th September

Let the Children Entertain you Come along and support our local children

6.00pm St.Edmund Arrowsmith High School

Tickets £4.50 Pay on the door £5.00 Children £3.00

Friday 21st September

No Event

Saturday 22nd September

Children’s Activity in the Library – See Poster in Library

Ashton Library 10.00am    Free entry

Saturday 22ndSeptember

A warm welcome back to the Pemberton D.W. Brass Band

Pemberton Old Band has a long and outstanding history that dates back to the late 19th century. In recent years our organisation has gone from strength to strength.  Our First Section band is conducted by Ben Dixon

7.30pm St.Thomas’ Church, Ashton 

Tickets £4.50 Pay on the door £5.00 Children £3.00

Monday 24thSeptember

No Event

Tuesday 25thSeptember

Byrchall High School Entertain

Come and be entertained by our local high school pupils

Guest Artists from St. John Rigby College.

7.00pm Byrchall High School

Tickets £3.50       Pay on door £4.00      Child £2.00

Wednesday 26thSeptember

Come and enjoy an evening of entertainment by Cansfield High School Pupils

7.00pm Cansfield High School Old Road, Ashton

Retiring Collection for Festival Funds                      Tickets available from School

Thursday 27th September

Talk on the history of Park Lane Chapel

10.00 am Park Lane Chapel Wigan Road, Landgate

Retiring Collection

Thursday 27th September

Wigan Ukulele Club

The club was born from a desire by its founder, Stephen Corless to learn and share the enjoyment of playing this wonderful little instrument with others.

7.30pm St. Oswald’s Social Club   Tickets £4.50             Pay on door £5.00

Friday 28th September

Wigan Seagulls High Performance Acrobatic Gymnastics Club

Members of our Elite Squad compete in the North West Tariff

Championships – the first NW competition of the new season, we saw some fabulous performances out on the competition floor with a magnificent medal haul of :-

19 Gold Medals

11 Silver Medals and

6 Bronze Medals

7.00pm   Tickets on sale at Seagull’s Gym £5.00

Saturday 29thSeptember

Spectrum Community Choir Charity Evening for the Dementia /Alzheimer’s

Come along and enjoy an evening of song by one of our local Choirs

7.30pm St Thomas’ Church  Tickets £3  Pay on the door £3