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We’re halfway through January now,  and the post-Christmas slump means there still aren’t too many events on in Wrexham over the next week.

For more events in Wrexham, then have a nose at our regularly updated What’s On Page. If you’ve got an event that you’d like featured on our site, then you can use our What’s On Submission Form.

Saturday 25th January

Dylan’s Final Journey

A LimeLight Productions Wrexham  starting in his ‘lovely, ugly’ home town of Swansea, the play follows Dylan Thomas through some of the journeys he made, culminating in his final journey to New York in 1953, where he died. This is event is suitable for 16+. Advanced booking is required.

Venue: Llangollen

Time: 7.30pm

Ticket Price: £8 & £6.50

Contact: Lyn Aston on 018978 351315 or email limelightwrexham@googlemail.com

 

Back to Health Open Day

If you are suffering from aches and pains, back pain, joint pain, in fact any kind of muscular pain please pop along to the open day to discuss your problem with a highly trained and experienced health professionals. All welcome. No charge. Mini consultations, talks & demonstrations.

Venue: Back to Health, Garden Village

Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Nia Wagenaar on 01978 264 531 or email info@back-to-health.co.uk

 

Tuesday 28th January

Module 5 – Managing your finances

This module focuses on this important area of costing and pricing. It helps you identify the types of costs you may incur in your business, explains the different methods of pricing and gives you guidance to set the price for your products and services. By the end of this session you will: Understand the different types of costs in your business Be able to establish your personal survival budget Know how to cost your product or service Understand the different pricing strategies open to you Be able to set competitive and profitable prices for your products and services. Free but booking essential. Funded by Welsh Government

Venue: The Atrium, Redwither Tower

Time: 5.30pm – 8.30pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Hilary Neil-Williams on 01978 667000 or email Hilary.neil-williams@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Wednesday 29th January

Module 3 – Winning and keeping customers

This module is designed to guide and support you to develop your marketing. It takes you step-by-step from defining your product or service and identifying your customers to planning how to attract those customers and get them to buy. By the end of this session you will: Have a step-by-step process to develop a marketing plan Be able to clearly define your Ideal Customer and match your product or service to what they want Know how to price your products and services to maximise your profit Understand the basics of successful selling Be able to put a plan in place to get your first customers. Free but booking essential. Funded by Welsh Government

Venue: The Atrium, Redwither Tower

Time: 5.30pm – 8.30pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Hilary Neil-Williams on 01978 667000 or email Hilary.neil-williams@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Pro Wrexham – Informal Business Networking

Need a crash course in Linked in? So do we! Pro Wrexham is back with informal breakfast networking followed by a presentation for all those who need to improve their Linked in skills. After the breakfast networking, Giles Warbuton, MD of On The Shortlist Recruitment will be doing a 30 minute presentation on the dos and don’ts of Linked in to help you build yourself a better profile. Giles has 11 years in IT technical and project management roles and 8 years leading IT recruitment businesses. Pro Wrexham is a new professional networking group. This isn’t a members club; there are no joining fees. We simply aim to create opportunities for your business locally through informal events. As before, all Wrexham based businesses are welcome to join us – plus anyone in the local area who’d like to do business in Wrexham. Tickets are £10 each which includes bacon or sausage baps, orange juice and hot drinks over networking and the Linked in session.

Venue: Wrexham Golf Club, Holt Road

Time: 7:00am – 8:30am

Ticket Price: £10

Contact: Amanda Wynne Evans on or email meet@prowrexham.co.uk

Ticket Booking Websitehttp://bit.ly/1lUTCSX (external link)

 

Friday 31st January

Generate Wales Breakfast Club

If you are looking for an enjoyable forum to make new contacts – or bring clients to, then the Generate Wales Breakfast Club is for you! Meetings are held monthly and run from 08:00 to 10:00, and are specifically aimed at Welsh SME’s working in the renewable and energy efficiency industry. The Breakfast Club is the first of its kind in Wales, holding sessions in South, West and North Wales. Our aim is to bring Welsh businesses together to connect, create opportunities and beat competition. The club is an ideal place to learn about new programmes, policy changes and discuss hot topics over breakfast and a coffee. If you are interested in speaking at one of the clubs, or have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us by emailing Generatewales@est.org.uk. We look forward to meeting you. Agenda 08:00 – 08:30 Breakfast Rolls & Refreshments 08:30 – 08:50 Welcome, Introductions and Guest Speakers (TBC) 08:50 – 09:55 Networking 09:55 – 10:00 Close and Coffee

Venue: Ramada Plaza, Ellice Way

Time: 8:00am – 10:00am

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Generate Wales Breakfast Club on or email generatewales@est.org.uk

Ticket Booking Websitehttp://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/generate-wales-breakfast-club-north-wales-registration-10116098523?aff=es2&rank=1&sid=ebd5ea4f81cb11e38c9112313d225df9 (external link)

 

Ongoing Events Throughout The Month

Dial 999: The History of the Emergency Services in Wrexham

We all rely on the three emergency services – the Police, Ambulance and Fire & Rescue – to protect our communities and save lives. This exhibition reveals their beginnings locally and how they have changed over the past two hundred years.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives

Dates: 27/01/2014 to 01/02/2014

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

Ticket Price: Free

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

 

Absolute Gem: Nature’s Works of Art

A chance to see the unique mineral collection gathered from around the world two hundred years ago by Lady Henrietta Antonia, Countess of Powis. In association with Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives

Dates: 27/01/2014 to 01/02/2014

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

Ticket Price: Free

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

 

STRAND

The exhibition looks at the work of artists exploring the use and symbolism of hair in their work. Ken Ashton (Deeside), Marion Michell (London), Jane Copeman (Cheshire), Jeanette Orrell (Denbighshire) and recent Liverpool Art Prize winner Tabitha Moses (Liverpool). The exhibition will be supported by museum loans of hair items including mourning jewellery and brushes.

Venue: Oriel Wrecsam

Dates: 04/01/2014 to 29/03/2014

Time: Mon – Fri. 9.30 – 19.00. Sat 9.30 – 3.45

Ticket Price: Free Admission

Contact: Oriel Wrecsam on 01978 292093 or email orielwrecsam@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Knit and Natter

Weeky social Knitting/Crochet group for experienced knitters in a warm friendy enviroment. A chance to share your knitting skills and to swap patterns, with a free cuppa! No need to book just bring your knitting.

Venue: Cefn Mawr Library

Time: Every Wednesday 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Rosie Jones on 01978820938 or email cefnmawr.library@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Korean Martial Art – Tae Kwon Do and Self Defence Classes

Ady Jones Tae Kwon-Do Schools – Korean Martial Art of Kick Boxing and Self Defence Ady Jones Tae Kwon-Do Schools based in Wrexham and currently have Tae Kwon-Do classes in Ruabon and Gresford. We cater for all ages and abilities. • 3-6 year olds Tigers classes • Tae Kwon Do for Children and Adults aged 7 and above Classes for beginners through to black belt & first lesson is free!! Chief Instructor Mr Ady Jones 6th Degree Black Belt, Former Coach to Olympic Gold Medalist Jade Jones and Former Welsh Team Captain & British Team Member. This is event is suitable for ages three and over.

Venue: Gresford Memorial Hall & Ruabon Sports Centre

Dates: 01/10/2013 to 31/12/2015

Time: 5:15-6:00pm, 6:00-7:00pm 7:00-8:00pm

Ticket Price: £4.00 per session

Contact: Ady Jones on 07968542174 or email contact@livetaekwondo.co.uk