Just walking the dog are the 27th Wigan St. Aidans Cubs with Pip at the annual St. George's Day parade on Sunday 23rd of April 1989.

RETRO: Wigan St George's Day parades from the 1970s and '80s

It’s St George’s Day today (April 23) and here’s another chance to look back at parades in Wigan from the past.

By Michelle Adamson
Saturday, 23rd April 2022, 4:55 am

This time we have mined our archives for images from the 1970s and ’80s.

Wigan will be holding its first parade since 2019 on Sunday April 24.

The procession begins at Wigan Parish Church at 11am and journeys around the town’s streets before returning to the church for a service.

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