Exhibition Closing Event
Saturday 12 January 12pm
Join us to celebrate the myriad of ways the 'No Man's Land' exhibition has inspired artists and groups in Leigh over the last two months.
The event will include artwork produced through our Learning and Engagement Programmes, family friendly workshop activities, as well as dance performances from Fallen Angels - Expression Leigh and WigLe Dance.
Mairi Chisholm, Irene 'Winkie' Gartside-Spaight in No Man's Land c.1916 © National Library of Scotland
Friday 9 November 7-9pm
Join us to celebrate the launch of a nationally-acclaimed photographic exhibition that offers rarely-seen female perspectives on the First World War.
No Man’s Land features frontline images made by nurses, women ambulance drivers and photographers during the conflict, alongside contemporary female artists working a century later.
Brunch with the Artist: Alison Baskerville
Saturday 10 November 11am-12pm
Join contemporary photographer and former soldier Alison Baskerville, together with curator Dr Pippa Oldfield, for this informal discussion over brunch about the themes of No Man’s Land: Women’s Photography and the First World War.
Find out more about the inspirations behind the exhibition, meet the artist, and have the opportunity to join in the Q&A at the end.
For more information and to book your place visit eventbrite
Alex from Soldier (2011–16) © Alison Baskerville
From Leigh with Love
Saturday 10 November 10-2
Civic Square, Leigh
Come along and have your portrait taken by a professional photographer and create a picture postcard for someone you love.
This FREE activity is inspired by the thousands of photographic postcards sent to friends and family during the First World War.
FREE, DROP IN, SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES
Crowd of people, including military volunteers, gathered outside the Drill Hall, Ellesmere Street, Leigh, 4 August 1914. Wigan and Leigh Archives
Saturday 10 November 12:30-2pm
Suitable for children 4+yrs and their families.
Join us for a creative workshop led by artist Emma Curd. Make your own zine inspired by the No Man's Land exhibition in this family friendly workshop.
Booking is essential and children must be accompanied by an adult. To book contact firstname.lastname@example.org