News whats-on

Spring is upon us and with it comes a number of events for the town. 

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

 

Saturday 22nd March

Rhosddu Spring Craft & Gift Fair

Looking to buy something bit different or special for Mother’s Day or Easter? At the Rhosddu Spring Craft and Gift fair there is a wide range of handmade gifts, sweets and cakes. There will also be a raffle with prizes available from stallholders.

Venue: Rhosddu Primary School, Prices Lane, Rhosddu

Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Ticket Price: Free admission

Contact: Lindsey Lancelotte on 07795578486

 

Michael Jackson Tribute Concert

Experience the magic of James Jackson, the UK’s leading Michael Jackson tribute act, as he performs to some of the King of Pop’s greatest hits including: Billie Jean, Smooth Criminal, Thriller, Beat It and many more in this 90+ minute concert! This event will be held in aid of Wrexham charity, Autism Wishes. For more info please visit www.autismwishes.co.uk

Venue: Wexham Memorial Hall

Time: 6.45pm

Ticket Price: From £5.00

Contact: James Godfrey on 07939 204864 or email james@jamesjacksonuk.co.uk

Box Office: 08448 842920 (Advanced booking is required)

 

Sunday 23rd March

‘Belles On Bikes’ Cycle Ride For Women

Volunteers from charity ‘Sustrans’ are hosting a cycle event for women, offering the chance to come together on two-wheels and get back in the saddle. There is no need for lycra or any gadgets….just a bike with a saddle and brakes (& perhaps a waterproof)! The ride will begin in Chirk and head to Llangollen before heading back again.

Venue: Starting from Chirk Train station to Llangollen …and back

Time: 10.30am

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Ani Sutton on 07793748513 or email animsutton@gmail.com

 

Sport Relief Mile

It’s Sport Relief time once more and in aid of the event, this year you can raise funds and awareness by running, walking or hoola hooping a mile. This event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: Ty Mawr Country Park

Time: Go to www.sportrelief.com for full details

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Ty Mawr Country Park on 01978 822780 or email Countryparks@Wrexham.gov.uk

 

Monday 24th March

Dylan Live

This bilingual performance traces Dylan Thomas’ trip to New York in 1952 through a fusion of vinyl, jazz, beat poetry, hip hop, spoken word and film. Featuring Professor Daniel Williams, Martin Daws, Zaru Jonson, Aneirin Karadog, Ed Holden, Huw V Williams and Ewan Jones Morris.

Venue: Catrin Finch Centre

Time: 7.30 pm

Ticket Price: £5 for non-students

Contact: Fflur Gwynn on 02920 472266 or email post@literaturewales.org

 

 

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. The exhibit is open until March 29th.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives

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

Ticket Price: Free

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

 

Tuesday 25th March

Marketing in a Digital World

This module aim to help you start to understand these new opportunities, to learn to use the tools available and to see how you can apply them in your business.

Venue: The Atrium, Redwither Tower, Wrexham Industrial Estate

Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Ticket Price: Free

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

 

Thursday March 27th

Free Breakfast Roadshow in North Wales

In this series of Road Shows a range of topics will be covered. Each road-show will cover the following topics; – Choosing the right Pension Provider for your business – Administering the scheme and communicating with your staff – Factoring in the costs of the scheme into your cash flow and profit equation – The latest employment law aspects – are your contracts up to date? – The impact on your Payroll provision Join us from 8:00am for tea, coffee and bacon rolls. The presentations will begin from 8:30am.

Venue: The Village Hotel, St David’s, Ewloe

Time: 8:00am

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Sarah Lowe on 01244 357252 or email sarah.lowe@law.uk.com (advanced booking is required)