Adding & Growing!

2018 has been a manic year at The Old Courts. Aside from a packed programme of events, it’s been all about bricks and mortar, expanding our offering and the ever-increasing list of new, fascinating people we’re lucky enough to meet and work alongside. We made the decision to gut and re-imagine The Bailiff Bar. A decision we didn’t take lightly but one we’re glad we went with. The relaunch has hit the ground running and we now have a superb programme of free and varied events attracting large numbers week in week out. We’ve welcomed on board The Coven vegan Read more…

Royal Court Theatre: The beginning

As some of you will have seen we purchased the Royal Court Theatre at auction in May this year. We have been approached many times over the last few years about opening a theatre in Wigan, we knew it was something Wigan needed and it was something we felt passionate about. Wigan does of course have Wigan Little Theatre which is run by a very successful amateur dramatic society. They really do a great job. However, further to this, we know that Wigan needs a stage for people to develop work and a platform for up and coming talent to Read more…