Light Night Wigan + Leigh returns to kick off the festive season with a celebration of glowing art installations and community performances that celebrate the borough, its historical network of canals and the beauty of nature.
Building off the success of last year’s inaugural event, highlights this year include the spectacular Light Trail of artworks and performances along the canal way leading up to Wigan Pier and inside the iconic Trencherfield Mill’s engine hall. In Leigh, the Turnpike Gallery will be host to a mesmerising exhibition from acclaimed artist Zarah Hussain from 15th October. Then on 19th November to time with the annual Leigh Christmas Light Switch On, there will be a community lantern parade in partnership with Leigh Carnival will take place featuring performances from WigLe dance. Look out for local workshops to get involved in making your own lanterns, all are welcome to join in the fun.