Haigh Fest postponed

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WIGAN’S massive music event Haigh Hall Live and Haigh Festival has been postponed for a year.

The sad news was announced today by Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust and event management firm Cuffe and Taylor.

The annual event was due to take place on the usual dates but clashed with the Stone Roses gig at Heaton Park, Manchester

The large scale of the Manchester concert and its proximity to Wigan meant it was not viable for organisers to compete and still go ahead with the festival.

Both companies frantically tried to rearrange the date but no alternative was found and so the decision to put the concerts back a year, was made.

FULL STORY IN THE WIGAN EVENING POST (SATURDAY) ...