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Archives: Wigan & Leigh

Explore hundreds of years of local history in the Archives in Leigh Town Hall

Our amazing new family-friendly exhibition at Leigh Town Hall showcases the astonishing stories that make up the local history of the borough.

Come and explore stories from around the borough with us...

  • Get an insight into the day-to-day with Miss Weeton’s diaries of Wigan life in the 17th Century
  • Learn all about Alfred Wilkinson, Leigh’s First World War Victoria Cross recipient
  • Delve into the mysterious world of the Grey Lady of Damhouse
  • Have a go on our Archives Arcade games table and interactive displays.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Archives
Telephone
01942404430
E-mail
archives@wigan.gov.uk

Where to go

Name
Archives: Wigan & Leigh
Address
Leigh Town Hall
Leigh
Postcode
WN7 1DY

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
No

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