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The Old Dog Music Hall, Wigan, Lancashire

Formerly - Jolley's Old Dog Music Hall

Wigan Theatres

A photograph of the Entrance to the Old Dog Music Hall - With kind permission Wigan Reference Library.

Above - A photograph of the Entrance to the Old Dog Music Hall - With kind permission Wigan Reference Library.

 

A photograph of the Alleyway beside the Old Dog Music Hall - With kind permission Wigan Reference Library.The re-opening announcement of the Old Dog Music Hall (under new management) appeared in the Wigan Observer on Saturday, August 28th 1886:-

OLD DOG MUSIC HALL WIGAN
Prop. Mr Will Morris
Chairman Mr Jim Murphy
Pianist Mr John Dickinson
Mr Morris begs to inform the public of Wigan and neighbourhood that he intends opening the above place of entertainment: After extensive Alteration and Beautifying as a regular Music Hall, on Monday September 6th 1886.
With a first class company of professional artistes.
And hopes by strict attention to the wants of his Patrons to merit a fair share of Public Patronage.
OLDFIELDS SPARKLING ALES.
Wines and Cigars of the Finest Brands and Semi-Billiards.
Open Every Evening at 7pm
Saturday at 6pm
Mondays at 7 30pm
ADMISSION FREE

This establishment was situated next door to the Alexandra Music Hall, and was previously a coaching inn. It continued to function with great success, as a Music Hall, for nearly twenty five years, after which it became an ordinary public house, until it was demolished in 1970.

Right - A photograph of the Alleyway beside the Old Dog Music Hall - With kind permission Wigan Reference Library.

This article on the Old Dog Music Hall, Wigan was written by George Richmond and kindly sent in for inclusion on this site in March 2012. The article is © copyright George Richmond 2012.

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