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Festival Coach Hire

The town of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, rose to prominence during the Industrial Revolution through its textile and coal mining industries. After a period of decline in the 20th century the town experienced a phase of rejuvenation in the 21st and has become a desirable place to live and work as well as to visit.

Wigan’s historic canals, Wigan Pier being part of that network, is popular with boaters who navigate the waters in narrowboat barges. There are a number of cafes and restaurants in the town and shopping enthusiasts will find a variety of retail outlets to browse through or purchase a rich array of merchandise in. Wigan has several bars, pubs and nightclubs making this town an excellent place to go on a night out.

Wigan also has a calendar stock full of events which draw crowds throughout the year and many people choose to travel to and from the town’s festivals by coach and minibus, available to hire from Coach Hire Wigan. The Wigan International Jazz Festival, held in the town for over 30 years, occurs over several days in July while the Wigan Live Festival, a musical event held in the Town Centre, happens at the end of August.

Food-lovers should head over to Wigan early in the month for the Continental Market, held in the Market Square, which is a culinary festival showcasing food from all over Europe. The Big Purple music festival, a free event run by Kidney Research UK and held at The Boulevard, occurs later in the month and lasts from midday to just after midnight. The Diggers Festival is held in remembrance of the 17th century egalitarian movement of the same name and involves poetry reading, theatre, film and lectures. Ale-lovers may want to visit Wigan during the Reet Good Beer Festival, its annual beer and ale festival.

Whatever type of festival you wish to attend in Wigan, be it musical, culinary or some other area of culture, and whenever the event happens, Coach Hire Wigan are available to transport festival-goers to and from their destinations. As the leading providers of coach and minibus hire in Wigan, many satisfied customers testify to this company’s reliability and excellent customer service that places them far ahead of their competitors. Customers who have used Wigan coach hire before appreciate the high quality of the transport vehicles as well as their comfortable and attractive interiors.