The Body Shop Fight Animal Testing

Outside The Body Shop​ on Saturday 3rd June, staff members helped campaign for an end to animal testing. The Body Shop were the first global beauty brand to fight against animal testing in cosmetics. Over the last three decades, they have worked with their campaign partner Cruelty Free International and their collective efforts helped lead to…

Breastfeeding Awareness

Thank you to everyone who came down for our Breastfeeding Awareness Flash Mob. We hope you enjoyed the event and learnt something about the organisation Breastfeeding Together. You can learn more about the organisation and what they do here: http://www.breastfeedingtogether.co.uk/ Did you go? We’d love to see your pics or know what you thought of the…

Last Night of the Proms

Saturday 10th June at 7:30pm. Pemberton Old Wigan DW Band with soloist Vicky Little. LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS AT THE MILL! The Mill at the Pier will again be alive with the sound of music when it hosts the Last Night of the Proms concert. Organised by Wigan Rotary Club, the concert will feature…

The Wonderful Wigan Art

The Wonderful Wigan Art display is here at Grand Arcade! Shoppers will ahve th ahcne to view the artwork form now until the 5th June.   The Wonderful Wigan Art Project includes works by eight schools in the Wigan area who have joined together on a project entitled ‘Wonderful Wigan’. Each school has been inspired by…

Art Display By Mark Titchner

“Networked Narrative is pleased to announce our new public art project, ‘What I want more than anything else’ by Mark Titchner, a series of artworks that explore young people’s responses to the question, “What is it that you want more than anything else?” Some of this artwork is coming to Grand Arcade! The artwork will…

Keeping Children Safe Online

On Saturday 27th May, Grand Arcade hosted an online safety event with fun and education activities promoting safe use of the internet. O2 gurus were on hand to provide advice for parents in particular, helping them understand the importance of online safety. The O2 gurus gave friendly one to one sessions with support and guidance…

Easter Treat At Grand Arcade

Families crowded into Grand Arcade Shopping Centre this Easter and indulged in a cookie decorating workshop in association with Millie’s Cookies. On Saturday 15th April, Grand Arcades new mascot, Freddy the Cat, hosted his very first official Kids Club event! Freddy patrolled around the mall throughout the day, welcoming families into the Centre and posed…