How to have a ‘Proper Good’ Christmas

Blog Created: December 13, 2022

‘Tis the season to spread joy, love and merriness: and what better way to do this than to celebrate Christmas with businesses that make a difference to people across the borough?

This festive season, attend events hosted by local social enterprises who guarantee a great time – while giving back to those most in need:

Take time for yourself with the Wigan, Leigh and Makerfield Women’s Network Women’s Wintry Walk 

This is an invitation to walk with women, connect with others, have some time to yourself during the chaos of Christmas in Wednesday 12st December, 6-8pm. Register for FREE now

Enjoy food and festive fun on Boxing Day with Ekhaya Empowerment CIC

Don your favourite Christmas jumper, get the family together and join Ekhaya Empowerment for a Boxing Day full of games, quizzes, karaoke and, of course, food! 

Grab your tickets here

Boogie the night away with More Than Words CIC

Spend a night on the dancefloor at More Than Words’ inclusive club night for over 18s with disabilities and/or autism. Not only is it just £5 per entry and free for support workers-  it is BYOB! Find out more

Have the time of your life watching Dirty Dancing at Leigh Film Factory

Enjoy the feel-good favourite ‘Dirty Dancing’ on 30th December! Book your tickets and pre-order your prosecco here. Please note, customers called ‘’Baby” will not be permitted to book corner seats.

There’s lots of Proper Good stuff happening across the borough – if you’d like to find out more, or are feeling inspired to start your own social enterprise journey in the New Year, contact our Proper Good coordinator for more information and advice, Alex: 

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