January 2018

Boxing Day Wigan. Anna FC Smith research

Anna FC Smith is researching the origins of Wigan’s Boxing Day fancy dress custom. Get in touch with your earliest memories of boxing day fancy dress, and send any photos of your costumes and nights out to annafcsmith@gmail.com

The project is part of the Arts Council funded project at Wigan Libraries, ‘Imago’ #imagowigan

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The Transit of Venus. Jane Fairhurst

Jane Fairhurst has a solo show exploring her interest in the female deity at The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan. The exhibition is open until the 20th January 2018. 

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There Ought to be a Place, Phil Lancaster

Cross Street Arts is thrilled to present the first solo show by photographer Phil Lancaster. The exhibition is a series of portraits of the service users at the Marie Trust, Glasgow, where Lancaster still volunteers. These honest and direct portraits capture the humanity, individuality and personality of some of the most marginalised in our society. The exhibition is raising money for The Brick, Wigan and The Marie Trust homeless charities. The show opens Friday 12th Jan 2018, 7-9pm. It is open till the 26th of January by appointment. Please email or ring the studios to arrange a visit after the 12th.

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