News whats-on-whatson

Only a few days left until the big day, but there’s still time to enjoy some of the festive events taking place in the town.

Friday December 20th

Christmas Wreath Making

Make your own Christmas Wreath. Please bring along with you – A ball of string or twine, Greenery (essential), This can be Holly, Ivy or raided hedge rows. Then for decoration – (optional) Pine cones, Ribbon, Poinsettia, Christmas baubles or anything else you can think of. There will be a £2.50 charge for the Moss ring and refreshments will be provided. This is event is suitable for 16+

Venue: Cefn Mawr Library

Time: 1.00-3.00pm

Ticket Price: £2.50

Contact: Cefn Mawr Library on 01978820938 or email cefnmawr.library@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Saturday December 21st

Shoppers’ Rest
Enjoy a cuppa, crafts, children’s activities, music & FAMILY NATIVITY photos. {arranged by Churches working together and students from Youth with a Mission}

Venue: Upstairs at UN DEG UN (next to Waterstones book shop)

Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Wrexham Churches Working Together

 

Discover the Medieval City: Places, Voices, Journeys

This touring exhibition explores life in the medieval city of Chester and how its role as a place of pilgrimage and trade, and its location on the border with Wales shaped the lives of its inhabitants and their relations with their neighbours. In association with the Grosvenor Museum, Chester.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Time: 10.30am-3:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Famous Faces

The National Library of Wales is home to the national portrait collection. How many faces will you recognise among the oil paintings, photographs and busts on display? In association with the National Library of Wales.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Time: 10.30am-3:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Sunday December 22nd

Arts & Crafts Christmas family fun

Family fun arts and crafts morning, come along to make some Christmas decorations, Christmas pictures and other Christmas creations!

Venue: Gresford Memorial Hall, Gresford, LL12 8PS

Time: 10.00am-11.30am

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Jen Williams on 08448 747362 or email jenwilliams@thecreationstation.co.uk

 

Monday December 23rd

Christmas Lunch at the Museum

If you are looking for a unique venue to enjoy a pre-Christmas lunch with all the trimmings why not try the Bwtri café at Wrexham museum? You can enjoy a lovely meal with friends or family. Call the Bwtri on 01978 290302. If you are just popping out for a light lunch, why not try one of our special light bite Christmas offers. Christmas paninis and baguettes filled with turkey, stuffing and cranberry will also be available all day.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives

Time:  10:00am – 5:00pm; Sat: 10.30am – 3pm

Ticket Price: Various

Contact: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives on 01978 297480 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk. Advanced booking is required.

 

Explore Your Archives: He’s Behind You! Wrexham Pantomimes

To celebrate the Explore Your Archives campaign, Wrexham Archives & Local Studies Service has created a ‘story box’ of photos and documents all about Wrexham pantomimes, to show people the kinds of things they can discover in their local archive. Find out more at archiveswales.org.uk / archifaucymru.org.uk

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives

Time: 10:00am-5:00pm; Sat – 10.30am-3pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives on 01978 297480 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Discover the Medieval City: Places, Voices, Journeys

This touring exhibition explores life in the medieval city of Chester and how its role as a place of pilgrimage and trade, and its location on the border with Wales shaped the lives of its inhabitants and their relations with their neighbours. In association with the Grosvenor Museum, Chester.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Time: 10:00am-5:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk