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The Old Courts

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, 7:30 PM - 1:30 AM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, 7:30 PM - 1:30 AM
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Fab venue

The range of events here is amazing. The place itself is full of character and there’s a really... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wigan, United Kingdom
via mobile
Bailiff bar

Visited Saturday night with friends and family , refurbed bar is excellent , great live music... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dave M
Wigan, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“amazing venue”(4 reviews)
“tribute band”(3 reviews)
“live music”(6 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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Gerrard Winstanley House Crawford Street | Gerrard Winstanley House, Wigan WN1 1NA, England
+44 1942 834747
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The range of events here is amazing. The place itself is full of character and there’s a really good feeling around it. The latest event I was at was a private party at the weekend which was just great. The organisation was good while being...More

Thank SueHWigan
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited Saturday night with friends and family , refurbed bar is excellent , great live music , well stocked bar and great staff . Excellent ! Dave Mather

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Baliff Bar has been newly renovated and is a great place for live music in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We spent a happy hour listening to the superb voice of local lad Joe Astley who is a regular performer at the Bailiff. Check out...More

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely venue - very atmospheric and extremely welcoming. Beautifully utilised building with excellent facilities. The acoustics for the event were fabulous and the staff very accomodating.

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great refurbishment of Bailiff Bar.. Now a proper destination for live music. Hard to believe the transformation and the appeal is evident when you look at the attendance over the weekend openings. Excellent décor and fully stocked bar. Live music too. Much needed by the...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building goes to show you just how prolific are achitecs / biulders/craftsmen were and the facts that they are still standing is testament to those men.

Thank ALAN1910
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for friend's birthday prices for drinks not bad and hospitality wasn't bad either lovely staff and building :)

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue to watch bands, meet friends and attend gin festivals. Venue which has some character about it. Well worth a visit

Thank Joanne T
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Have visited the Old Courts in excess of 30 times now. From Art exhibits, cinema, theatre, prose, jazz, rock, talks, big band... it’s a brilliant not for profit venue, at the heart of the local community. The building has turned the numerous old court rooms...More

Thank Haden B
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome night. Great band, great atmosphere, great sound. Love the place. Blondie tribute next 😁 really handy for town later.

Thank Brian N
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26 June 2018|
Response from Francis C | Reviewed this property |
costs a couple of pouds more on the door, there are no seats in this venue.
28 January 2018|
Response from Melanie T | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen searing at the old courts.... don't think so x
8 October 2017|
Response from theoldcourts | Property representative |
Hi, The Venue for this performance is the Grand Vault which is a standing room only event. We can however provide seating if it is required for accessibility. If you can call the Box Office on 01942834747 Monday - Friday... More