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Christmas In Wrexham 2017

We have got hold of a copy of the Council’s promotional booklet for this Christmas, and we have made our own version of the content on this page – you can view a version of the Council’s PDF here.

Events In November….

GROVE PARK THEATRE CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR
18TH NOVEMBER
10.30am – 2pm
Grove Park Theatre; Free Entry 01978 351091 Christmas crafts, gifts, refreshments

CRAFT FAYRE
18TH NOVEMBER
11am – 3pm
Alyn Waters Country park; Free Admission 01978 763140

CHRISTMAS FELTING WITH CORAL
MONDAY 20TH AND MONDAY 27TH NOVEMBER
Brynteg Memorial Centre • 10am -12noon
Plas Pentwyn • 1pm – 3pm
Free for eligible participants (Must live in rural Wrexham) Contact: Stacey Deere 01978 722980
No experience necessary, full instruction given. All materials provided including refreshments. Booking essential. To check your eligibility contact 01978 722980 or email conf2learn@wrexham.gov.uk

SHALAMAR
23RD NOVEMBER
Doors: 7pm
William Aston Hall
£27.50 – £50(Meet & Greet) 0844 888 9991

WREXHAM GLYNDWR ROTARY CLUB PRESENTS WREXHAM CHRISTMAS LIGHT SWITCH ON
23RD NOVEMBER
5pm – 8pm
Queens Square,Wrexham town centre; free rotaryevents@outlook.com
(more on our Christmas Lights page here)

SANTA & REAL REINDEER PARADE
24TH NOVEMBER
6pm – 8pm
Bellis Brothers Farm Shop and Garden Centre
www.bellisbrothers.co.uk
The arrival of Santa and his real reindeer, late night shopping, festive tunes, children’s entertainment, food tastings and other festive treats.

THE BOB DYLAN STORY
24TH NOVEMBER
Doors: 7.30pm William Aston Hall £22
0844 888 9991

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
25TH NOVEMBER
9.15am – 10.30am
Bellis Brothers Farm Shop and Garden Centre Adult breakfast £7.95 to include a drink. Children’s breakfast price £7.45 to include a drink and a gift from Santa either at your table or in the grotto. www.bellisbrothers.co.uk
Booking is essential, please call the restaurant directly on 01829 272031All money raised from Breakfast with Santa is for Nightingale House Hospice.

THE NUTCRACKER
25TH NOVEMBER
4pm
The Stiwt
Adults £12; Children £8 01978 841300 www.stiwt.com

THE SELECTER/ BEAT
25TH NOVEMBER
Doors: 7pm William Aston Hall £25
0844 888 9991

REAL REINDEER WITH US ALL WEEKEND
25TH – 26TH NOVEMBER
Bellis Brothers Farm Shop and Garden Centre
www.bellisbrothers.co.uk
Santa’s reindeer will be with us all weekend outside in their pen in our covered plant area amongst the Christmas trees.

SANTA’S GROTTO
25TH – 26TH NOVEMBER
11am – 4pm
Bellis Brothers Farm Shop and Garden Centre
www.bellisbrothers.co.uk
No booking required for the grotto.
All money raised from Santa’s Grotto is for Nightingale House Hospice

Events In December….

RUABON COMMUNITY COUNCIL CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH – ON
1ST DECEMBER
6.30pm; Ruabon Village Hall; free entry www.ruabon-community.org.uk
SOUL II SOUL
1ST DEC
Doors: 7pm William Aston Hall £22
0844 888 9991

MICHAEL BUBLE TRIBUTE CHRISTMAS DINNER SHOW
FRIDAY 1ST DECEMBER
7pm – late
Ramada Plaza Hotel, Wrexham
£38
info@cycloneevents.co.uk www.cycloneevents.co.uktickets and info available at www.cycloneevents.co.uk

DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT
1ST – 30TH DECEMBER
Grove Park Theatre
01978 351091 www.groveparktheatre.co.uk Pantomime

CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA
2ND DECEMBER
11am-4pm; Queens Square
Wrexham has pulled out all the stops to make this Christmas a real cracker, the parade will snowball into the seasons merriest musical procession as Santa, his reindeer and a stocking full of surprises flood the streets of the town centre. The parade will leave Rhosddu Road at 11am and will arrive on Queens Square for the opening of Santa’s Grotto.
Queens Square will be filled with stalls, children’s rides, choirs singing carols, free land train trips, photo opportunities with the children’s characters and a giant Christmas snow globe.
Claire.luckock@wrexham.gov.uk

FRIENDS OF RUABON FROST FAYRE
2ND DECEMBER
1pm
Ruabon Village Hall
Free Entry
sarahmather13@btinternet.com
Santa’s Grotto, festive crafts, gifts, refreshments

SANTA’S GROTTO
OPENS SATURDAY 2ND DECEMBER
UNTIL SATURDAY 23RD DECEMBER
11am-4pm Monday to Saturday Queens Square
£4.50

FROZEN TRIBUTE SHOW
SAT 2ND DECEMBER
2 shows
12pm and 4pm
Llay Miners Welfare, LLay, Wrexham
£10
info@cycloneevents.co.uk • www.cycloneevents.co.uk tickets and info available at www.cycloneevents.co.uk

COEDPOETH CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL
SATURDAY 2ND DECEMBER
12noon – 4.30pm
Plas Pentwyn and St Tudfils Coedpoeth
Free
Stacey Deere
01978 722980
Santa Grotto, Real Reindeer, Stalls and festive treats at Plas Pentwyn. Join Santa to parade at 4.30 to St Tudfils for Carols and the Coedpoeth Christmas Light Switch on

NIGHTINGALE HOUSE CONCERT
2ND DECEMBER
7pm
St Giles’ Parish Church £15
01978 314292
THE STYLISTICS
2ND DECEMBER
Doors: 7.30pm William Aston Hall £28.50
0844 888 9991

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
2ND,9TH AND 16TH OF DECEMBER
9.15am – 10.30am
Bellis Brothers Farm Shop and Garden Centre
Adult breakfast £7.95 to include a drink. Children’s breakfast price £7.45 to in- clude a drink and a gift from Santa either at your table or in the grotto. www.bellisbrothers.co.uk Booking is essential, please call the restaurant directly on 01829 272031
All money raised from Breakfast with Santa is for Nightingale House Hospice.

SANTA’S GROTTO
2ND, 3RD, 9TH, 10TH, 16TH AND 17TH DECEMBER
11am – 4pm
Bellis Brothers Farm Shop and Garden Centre
www.bellisbrothers.co.uk
No booking required for the grotto.
All money raised from Santa’s Grotto is for Nightingale House Hospice.

VALE OF LLANGOLLEN LIONS CLUB SANTA SLEIGH
3RD DECEMBER
Early evening; free; Festive visit from Santa around Ruabon www.llangollenlions.com

THE CHRISTMAS DRIVE-IN MOVIES!
SUNDAY 3RD DECEMBER
5.15pm – Elf (PG)
8pm – Home Alone (PG)
£15 per car
Bodhyfryd Car Park
Chester Street
01978 292015
Popcorn on arrival for each car

WREXHAM CITIZENS CAROL CONCERT
3RD DECEMBER 2017
4pm
St Giles’ Parish Church 01978 355808
PHIL JUPITUS
8TH DECEMBER
Doors: 7.30pm William Aston Hall £15
0844 888 9991

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
9TH – 31ST DECEMBER
The Stiwt www.stiwt.com 01978 841300 Pantomime

VICTORIAN MARKET
7TH DECEMBER 2017
12 noon – 8pm St Giles’ Church
Wrexham’s Victorian Christmas Market has become one of the most eagerly awaited events in the towns calendar and successfully attracts thousands of visitors year after year. This year the market will be even BIGGER and BETTER as the market will be extended into the town with more stalls, Victorian entertainment and a traditional carousel. Contact: Claire.luckock@wrexham.gov.uk

CHRISTMAS CRAFTS
10TH DECEMBER
1.30pm-3.30pm
Ty Mawr Country park, £2.50 per/person • All Ages
01978 763140
Make your own Christmas crafts using natural and recycled materials

THE NUTCRACKER
12TH DECEMBER
Doors: 7pm
William Aston Hall
£13 (Junior), £16.50 (Concession), 18.50 (Full Price)
0844 888 9991
Be swept away on a magical adventure in one of the most famous
classical ballets of all time – The Nutcracker. With its combination of enchanting choreography and unforgettable music, this fabulous ballet is a Christmas treat like no other.

LIVE ICE CARVING AND FESTIVE FOOD MARKET
14TH DECEMBER
3pm – 8pm
Wrexham Museum
£2.50 adults £5 family
( 2 adults and up to 3 children )
01978 297460 • Facebook: wrexhammuseums

TENOVUS LOVELIGHT CONCERT
14TH DECEMBER 2017
7pm
St Giles’ Parish Church, £8.00 01978 356582

MONSTERS OF ROCK AC/DC TRIBUTE
15TH DECEMBER
Doors: 7pm, William Aston Hall £18
0844 888 9991

COR GLYNDWR CONCERT
16TH DECEMBER 2017
7pm
St Giles’ Parish Church, £6.00 01978 355808

SLADE
16TH DECEMBER
Doors: 7pm, William Aston Hall £23.50
0844 888 9991

NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS SERVICE
17TH DECEMBER
3.30pm
St Giles’ Parish Church 01978 355808

WREXHAM YOUNG MUSICIANS CONCERT
18TH DECEMBER
7pm
St Giles’ Parish Church management.stgiles@gmail.com

NATIVITY ACTION PLAY
23RD DECEMBER
3pm
St Mary’s Church, Ruabon, Free
01978 824087
A nativity play starting at Ruabon village hall and going through Ruabon to St Mary’s Church.

CRIB SERVICE
24TH DECEMBER
3pm
St Mary’s Church; Ruabon; free 01978 824087

MIDNIGHT MASS
24TH DECEMBER
11.30pm
St Mary’s Church; Ruabon, free 01978 824087

CRIB SERVICE
24TH DECEMBER 2017
4pm
St Giles’ Parish Church 01978 355808

MIDNIGHT SERVICE
24TH DECEMBER 2017
11.30pm
St Giles’ Parish Church

CHRISTMAS DAY FAMILY COMMUNION
25TH DECEMBER
9am
St Mary’s Church; Ruabon; free 01978 824087