4 episodes

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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    • History

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

    Wigan Warriors New Crest - Brigantes Warrior

    Wigan Warriors New Crest - 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

    • 9 min
    Iron Age

    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

    • 14 min
    Prehistoric

    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

    • 10 min
    Teaser

    Teaser

    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.

    • 3 min

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