The Turnpike is a new, independent arts organisation. Since January 2017, it has occupied the first floor of an iconic 1970s brutalist building in the centre of Leigh, Greater Manchester. The Turnpike is a unique arts venue, producing high quality and inspiring new cultural opportunities for all, removing systematic barriers to participation and raising aspiration and resilience across the community.
Tuesday–Friday: 10am – 4pm
Saturdays: 10am- 2pm
Bus: The Turnpike is less than five minutes walk from Leigh's central bus station. For bus routes visit
Car: If you’re travelling by car, we are easily accessible from the motorway network and are conveniently located right next to Leigh Town Hall Car Park.
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