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Wigan History Podcast

Welcome to the Wigan History Podcast. Telling the largely unknown story of Wigan history starting from the Roman settlement, to the mysterious Medieval times through to Wigan's pivotal role in the civil war through to its industrial era. How did we get to Wigan Pier? Subscribe and listen to find out.You can contact the podcast; tom@wiganhistorypodcast.co.uk

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Romans

The Celts have been living in Britain for some time and it’s was time for something to shake things up a bit. So, from the South came some agressive Italians… the Romans were coming. They came to Wigan… but what did they do here? What did they build? And why did they leave? Find out… Read More »Romans

24mins

7 Mar 2021

Rank #1

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Bonus Episode – Wigan Warriors New Brigantes Warrior

In this episode I discuss the highly controversial new crest of the Wigan Warriors rugby club, which features a Brigantes Warrior? Why? Well find out all about the Brigantes and their “links” to Wigan in this episode of the Wigan History Podcast. Want to contact the show? Email me; tom@wiganhistorypodcast.co.uk

9mins

15 Nov 2020

Rank #2

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Iron Age

On this episode of the Wigan History Podcast, we move into an Iron Age, which in the Wigan area was mostly dominated by the Celts. Who were the Celts? They were probably one of the most underrated civilisations of the time, had they been completely united. And they bloody loved a chariot. Hear the story… Read More »Iron Age

14mins

22 Jun 2020

Rank #3

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Prehistoric

Hello and welcome to the Wigan History Podcast This episode is about Prehistoric Wigan and in particular the bronze age  First, let’s get a bit of context for the nation as a whole during this time. Prehistoric Britain is a sizable period of time, when we talk about prehistoric, what we are actually referring to… Read More »Prehistoric

10mins

20 May 2020

Rank #4

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Welcome to the Wigan History Podcast. Telling the largely unknown story of Wigan history starting from the Roman settlement, to the mysterious Medieval times through to Wigan's pivotal role in the civil war through to its industrial era. How did we get to Wigan Pier? Subscribe and listen to find out.

3mins

11 May 2020

Rank #5