News & Features 01 Dec, 2023

Richard Ashcroft Announces Second Date At Wigan Robin Park

Richard Ashcroft Announces Second Date At Wigan Robin Park

Due to demand, Richard Ashcroft has announced a second date at Robin Park, Wigan for Sunday 21st July, as part of his long-awaited homecoming show at Robin Park, Wigan. These shows will be the first time Richard has performed in Wigan for over 25 years.

Tickets on sale now here 

“After 25 years, I’m back playing in my hometown,” Richard says. “Looking forward to an amazing night in Wigan.”

Richard Ashcroft is a two-time Ivor Novello winner (Songwriter of the Year in 1998 and Outstanding Contribution to British Music in 2019) who has released five Top 5 solo albums, including the #1 debut ‘Alone With Everybody’. He first came to attention with The Verve, with who he released one of the biggest albums of the era in the shape of ‘Urban Hymns’ (the UK’s 18th biggest selling album of all-time) as well as a succession of anthems which remain staples of his live set today, including ‘The Drugs Don’t Work’, ‘Bittersweet Symphony’, ‘Lucky Man’ and ‘Sonnet’. His most recent album, ‘Acoustic Hymns’, was released in 2022 and reached No.2 in the UK Album Chart.

Robin Park is Wigan Warriors’ new multi-million pound facility, built in association with Wigan council. Located next to The DW Stadium, Robin Park is just a 20 minute walk from Wigan town centre, and Wigan North Western train station.


Richard Ashcroft – The Homecoming – Robin Park, Wigan

Saturday 20th July – SOLD OUT