If you like looking back at Wigan's past like I do, you might like this film, it was made in 1977 by Granada TV and it is about Wigan Casino, but it includes a lot of footage of Wigan as it was in 1977 and as such it is very nostalgic.
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Posted by Brian on 11th October 2007 at 00:16
Hi stoo - you're officially the first blogger on wiganworld, thanks for joining.
Great vid. Did you know you can embed YouTube vids in your blog - on YouTube there is some code with the vid - copy'n'paste it.
Go to write blog. On the editor click 'Source' at top then paste in YouTube code. ;o) Don't forget to click 'Source' again afterwards to type in your blog.
I'll knock together a little user guide soon.
Posted by Stoo on 11th October 2007 at 08:14
Thank you Brian, I have followed your instructions and it looks like it worked and the video is now embedded in the Blog.
Posted by molly on 15th October 2007 at 23:51
thanks stoo really enjoyed watching this although the casino was not in my era i have heard a lot about it and how well it was liked by all of that generation.. i loved to listen to the older people and thier memorys of wigan in thier day would you know the names of the lady and gentleman .. thanks again and well done
Posted by dianne on 26th March 2008 at 23:33
really enjoyed the film used to go to the casino every week brought back a lot of memories
Posted by wizzerwin on 27th April 2008 at 19:57
Brill stoo. vid was great. I remember the casino times very well, it brought back lots of memories.
The old man on the canal at the end of the video was my nephews great grandad, can't wait to tell him.
Posted by tina on 26th July 2008 at 23:19
I was to young to go in ,but my brother went every week.thank you brought back lots of memories.great job thanks
Posted by John Davies on 4th October 2008 at 14:09
Thanks Stooo I enjoyed the video and it brought back many memories. I live in Calgary, Canada.
I have been back for visits and even with all the changes Wigan is still a great place.
Posted by johnnyrotten on 6th November 2011 at 17:02
you would say that about wigan live stooo/apls/bernard/gorden ....... who else writes in comic sans ?
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