Popular singer-songwriter Anthony John Clarke is playing a fundraising concert for the Wigan Diggers' Festival in the top function room (lift available) of the Orwell, Wigan Pier, 4 Wallgate, Wigan, WN3 4EU. The supporting acts are Pauline Blackburn, Laura Taylor (poet), Bob Kettle, and Joan Blackburn.
It takes place on Wednesday 27 February; doors open 7.30 p.m. for an 8.00 p.m. start. Tickets are £5, available initially at Wigan Folk Club. Enquiries: 07833 301336.
The Wigan Diggers' Festival celebrates the life and ideas of Wigan born and bred Gerrard Winstanley and the 17th Century Diggers (True Leveller) Movement. It will take place on Saturday 7 September 2013.