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The Fire Within

The Galleries | TFW HQ and Emoji Stage | Wigan



Love is a Rebellious Bird

Love is a Rebellious Bird - launch

Current exhibition

Launching across 4 installation spaces curator’s AL and AL bring together artists from across the region to re-open the heart of Wigan town centres ground breaking new public space for culture to make actions, statements, protests and dream up a new world we can all share and fall in love with.



Past



Pocahontas screening

Pocahontas screening

Saturday 2nd November: 1pm

Leigh Film Society will bring Disney's Pocahontas to be screened across the Emoji Stage.

Halloween workshop

"Halloween" Themed Artist Workshop with Anna F C Smith

Saturday 26th October: 12noon - 2pm

Join artist Anna FC Smith in creating something spooky at our family friendly Halloween themed workshop.

Sushi Skills

Sushi Skills

Friday 25th October: 11.30am-1pm

FREE for all ages. Come along to The Little Kitchen and have a go at rolling your very own Sushi! Learn about one of our Borough ‘Icons’, Leigh born Kathleen Mary Drew Baker, whose discoveries led to the efficient farming of seaweed for Sushi Nori. Book your place

Creative Family Fun

The Artist Within - Creative Drop In

Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th October: 11am-3pm

Come along to the galleries, get inspired, and independently explore your creative skills. Resources are provided, and TFW team will be on hand for any help or guidance you may need.

Baby Sensory Play

Parent and baby classes

Tuesday 22nd October: 11.30am-12.30pm

Free community session for parents and babies up to two years old. Come along with your little ones to light up The Fire Within and make some noise at Wigan's amazing Emoji Stage.

WigLe Dance Studio auditions

Saturday 12th October: 11am

Dancing on the emoji ceiling at HQ. Will the stars align for your WN Dance company audition? Anyone aged 12-21 is welcome to the dance workshops. No preparation is needed, just your dancing shoes.

Leigh Film Society Family Matinee

Saturday 5th October: 1pm

Disney's The Little Mermaid.

Leigh Film Society and COSPLAY

Saturday 7th September: 11am - 3pm

Costume Competition and Spiderman Screening.

Wigan Pride

Saturday 10th August: 1pm

Wigan will host Wigan Pride on Saturday 10th August and the whole community is invited to come along and enjoy the day.

Disney's Dumbo

Saturday 3rd August: 1pm

Come and watch Dumbo taking flight in Tim Burton's reimagining of Disney masterpiece at Family Matinee screening. Free entry.

Wigan's Future Artists on the Emoji Stage

Saturday 27th July: 1pm

Dissolve into the dreamy sax sounds of summer from Matthew Dickman.

The Lion King

Saturday 5th July: 1pm

Can you feel the love tonight? The world in perfect harmony, with all its living things. The Lion King takes us on a journey of love, courage and destiny. Walt Disney made films for the child within us.

Livia Lazar Photography

Monday 1st July: 11am - 3pm

Livia Lazar, AL and AL, Anna FC Smith, Aaron Pearce, Dustin Lyon.

Talk

Saturday 29th June: 11am - 2pm

Michael Howard Lecture on Theodore Major.

Poetry

Saturday 22nd June: 1pm

Open mic poetry with Louise Fazackerley and writers from INK INC.

Poetry

Saturday 15th June: 1pm

Poetry with Louise Fazackerley and the writers from Sunshine House.

Inside Out

Saturday 8th June: 12.30pm

Leigh Film Society Childrens Matinee.

Exhibition Tour

Saturday 1st June: 1.30pm

A public tour with Al & Al with Sun Curves performing on the Emoji stage.

Poetry

Monday 20th May: 1pm

Poetry with Louise Fazackerley.

Music and Art

Saturday 18th May: 1.30pm

The Surgeiacs will be performing on the Emoji Stage followed by Wigan College Performing Arts group.

The Fire Within Festival

Saturday 11th May: 10am - 3pm

The official launch of The Fire Within Festival and the grand opening of all the exhibitions.

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