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The Old Courts

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Mad Friday Bash

Great venue for up and coming bands in the area, about time we had a decent venue for such events... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wigan, United Kingdom
Christmas party

We used this venue for our Christmas party. The venue itself is beautiful but it was very very cold... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wigan, United Kingdom
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  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“live music”(13 reviews)
“court room”(6 reviews)
“tribute band”(4 reviews)
The Old Courts is a multi-disciplinary art centre based In Wigan Town centre within a few minutes walk from Wigan Bus station and both Wigan Train Stations. There is a full programme of activities which changes weekly which can be found on the...more
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Gerrard Winstanley House Crawford Street | Gerrard Winstanley House, Wigan WN1 1NA, England
+44 1942 834747
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All reviews live music court room tribute band intimate venue great sound behind the scenes sound engineer queen tribute amazing night great music venue spoken word pink floyd centre of town keep up the good work to suit all tastes main room well stocked bar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great venue for up and coming bands in the area, about time we had a decent venue for such events, keep up the good work

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank martincunningham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used this venue for our Christmas party. The venue itself is beautiful but it was very very cold on the night we were there. Prices for drinks were reasonable with a decent selection of spirts although some people did complain of the draft beer...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MrsElKel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We attended a family christening here yesterday. The venue looked very nice but it was cold. Apparently the radiators don't work so they are trying to heat the large space with a few electric heaters. There was a second room we were to use but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very up close and personal little theatre which added to the really good experience; staff at the venue are really helpfull and pleasant; decent choice of beers, hot drinks and sweets. Me and my Granddaughter loved it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Norm52Sky
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took my 7 year old grandson to watch Jack and the Beanstalk Saturday afternoon He had a wonderful time and the show was brilliant The actors where all fantastic and very suited to their rolls My grandson especially liked Simon as he gave him Henrietta...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

A great venue with something for everyone. Some great bands to be watched and 1 minute from center of town. The staff work really hard and have done wonders in getting some top artistes on in the grand vault. The bailiff bar is a hidden...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank templegater
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Very austere but remarkable venue. Ideal for small weddings. The venue was up stairs but we never saw a lift, so am not sure if it would cater for disabled.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marion T
Reviewed December 3, 2018

We visited the old courts last night to watch Trevor Roots Buffalo Soldier, a Bob Marley tribute band, has an excellent night, music was good, bar staff very friendly. We went into the Bailiff’s Bar for a drink before the acts started. The bar was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Davewigan1965
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Fortunate to have tickets for this sold out evening, obviously an audience for this kind of event in Wigan. Old enough to recognise the locations featured in these fantastic films! I realise it could be difficult, but for more comfortable viewing the films should have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hightown
Reviewed November 17, 2018

A great little venue in Wigan for a variety of arts. Welcoming staff. Great atmosphere. Well worth supporting.

Date of experience: November 2018
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December 21, 2018|
Response from nick r | Reviewed this property |
I think so; I've not parked on library st for sometime. Check the signage but often single yellow and pay and display bays you can park on Sunday and after 6 without worry
June 25, 2018|
Response from Francis C | Reviewed this property |
costs a couple of pouds more on the door, there are no seats in this venue.
January 28, 2018|
Response from 855melaniet | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen searing at the old courts.... don't think so x