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Updated: Jul 3, 2023

King Street is the heart of Wigan. It is Showbiz in a Street.

It has been home to Breweries, Banks & Vaudeville & legends of music & stage.

It is where you were guaranteed a good time, an escape, no matter how hard life was.

Join this guided tour as we learn more about what has made this Street so special.

A Street of drama, history, laughter and love. Let the show begin...

Image Courtesy of Archives: Wigan & Leigh

Times: 12noon, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm

Max Capacity: 18 people

Tour Length: 45 minutes

Meeting Point: Museum of Wigan Life, 15 minutes prior to the start of each walk. We will use this time to chat about the walk route and for you to see some of the exhibition and information about King St in the museum, including a film by Northern Heart Films and Steve Fairclough – Letters Across Time.

Access Info: The tour is wheelchair accessible, lasting for a maximum of 45 minutes.

Booking info: No pre booking required.

For any questions, please contact Sean Jinks

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