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What’s On Guide: 26th April – May 1st

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Friday, Apr 26th, 2013.

Friday 26th April


Advance Brighter Futures Charity Quiz Night


Held on the last Friday of every month, all proceeds raised on the night will go to a local mental health charity. 8 members per team max.

Venue: Wrexham Lager Club

Time: 7:00pm

Ticket Price: £3 per team member


Blood Donation Session


Giving blood can improve or save the lives of those in need of blood transfusions. A single donation can be broken down into three component parts (red cells, plasma and platelets) meaning that one donation can potentially save or improve the lives of up to three people. Anyone aged between 17 – 65, weighing more than 50 kg (7 stone 12lbs) and in general good health could potentially start saving lives by becoming a blood donor.

Venue: Wrexham Memorial Hall

Time: 1:20pm – 3:40pm and 5:10pm – 7:30pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: National Contact Centre on 0300 123 23 23 or email



Sunday 27th April


James Jackson: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Act


Experience the magic of James Jackson, The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute 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 show. The event will be held in aid of Anthony Nolan. For more information on the charity, please vists: www.anthonynolan.org

Venue: Wrexham Memorial hall

Time: Doors Open 6.45pm, Concert Starts 7.30pm

Ticket Price: From £5.00

Contact: James Godfrey on 07939204864 or email jamesasjackson@icloud.com. Or alternatively contact the Box Office on 01978 292015. Advanced booking is required.

Ticket Booking Website: http://fs25.formsite.com/jamesasjackson/form1/index.html (external link)



Saturday Art Mash-up and Saturday Studio Sessions

Join artist Jo Marsh for a fun afternoon of arts and crafts in this mini art school. There are classes throughout the afternoon suitable for 7 – 12 year olds and for ages 13+.

Venue: Oriel Wrecsam

Time:  1:00pm – 3:30pm

Ticket Price: £5 per session

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



Sunday 28th April



Bersham Colliery Open Day

North Wales Miners Association Trust Ltd will open the gate at Bersham Colliery providing all those interested with the chance to see  historic headgear, the engine house and mining artefacts on the yard. All welcome.

Venue: Bersham Colliery

Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: North Wales Miners Association Trust Ltd on 07710337059 or email nwmat@hotmail.co.uk



Monday 29th April


Bloom, A Well-being Course

Bloom is a free course that aims to improve mood and general well-being through gentle gardening, mindfulness and good food. This event is suitable for ages 18 and over.

Venue: Garth Hillside Organic Garden, Glyn Ceiriog

Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Ticket Price: £2 lunch contribution

Contact: Jennifer Naylor on 07946 596092 or email garthorganic@gmail.com


Free Families Event

Why not bring your children along to Church of the Nazarene for a fun morning of arts and crafts. There will also be a free raffle for parents, and the chance to speak to experts about family finance, changes to benefits, energy advice and returning to work or training. There will also be the chance to get yourself a free piggy bank.

Venue: Church of the Nazarene, Penycae

Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Wrexham Family Information Service on 01978 292 094 or email fis@wrexham.gov.uk



Multi-Skills Dragon Sport

A new way of teaching children the skills for a life in sport is set to give Welsh youngsters the same sporting start as in countries like Australia and New Zealand Dragon Multi-Skills and Sport will focus on embedding basic skills – such as agility, balance and co-ordination – that give the essential building blocks, before moving on to playing a specific sport. This is event is suitable for anyone aged between 6 and 11.

Venue: Morgan Llwyd Sport Centre (Winter)

Time: 5:15pm

Contact: Multi-Skills Dragon Sport on 01978 355826 or email Queensway.Stadium@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: £2.40 (discount with PURE Card)


Tuesday 30th April


Caia Park and Hightown Communities First Annual General Meeting

All residents of Caia Park and Hightown are invited to attend the first Annual General Meeting at Caia Park and Hightown Communities First Cluster Board.

Venue: Kingsley Circle Community Centre

Time: 7.30pm

Ticket Price: No charge

Contact: Caia Park and Hightown Communities First on 01978 357583 or email pauline.vickers@wrexham.gov.uk




Wednesday 1st May


Junior Boxercise

Take part in a 45 minute work out for all abilities in this new, fun filled exercise at Queensway Stadium. This event is suitable for ages 8 – 15.

Venue: Queensway Stadium

Time: 4.30pm – 5.15pm (8-11 yrs) and 5.30pm – 6.15pm (12-15 yrs)

Ticket Price: £2.90 (discount with PURE Card)

Contact: Junior Boxercise on 01978 355826 or email Queensway.Stadium@wrexham.gov.uk. Alternatively contact the Box Office on  01978 355826


Volunteer Meet and Greet at Wrexham Museum

If you have an interest in volunteering, then Wrexham Museum are looking for front of house volunteers to help out in May. If you’re enthusiastic, enjoy helping others and have a passion for history, then come along to Wrexham Museum’s Meet and Greet session to find out more. This event is suitable for ages 16 and over.

Venue: Wrexham Museum

Time: 10.30am – 11.30am

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Wrexham Museum on 01978 297460 or email museumvolunteers@wrexham.gov.uk


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