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What’s On Guide: April 12th – 18th

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Wednesday, Apr 10th, 2013.

Friday 12th April


‘First Day’ – Print International

On the first Friday of all the new Oriel Wrecsam exhibitions, we invite bloggers, tweeters and Facebookers to join staff and volunteers. This event includes a tour of the exhibitions before anyone else and opportunities to find out more about the artists. A must for all art / design / applied arts students. You can find us on Facebook and @OrielWrecsam on Twitter. Event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: Oriel Wrecsam

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

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


Free Families Event

Why not pop down and bring your children along to the Hightown Community Centre for a craft and activity session. There will be the chance for parents to enter a free raffle, along with the chance to chat to experts about family finance, changes to benefits, energy advice and returning to work or training. There will also be free piggy banks.

Venue: Hightown Community Centre

Time: 12.30pm – 3.00pm

Ticket Price: Free

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



Saturday 13th April


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


Archery in the Tea Garden

Paul Jones from The Archery Experience will at The Plassey offering advice and tuition in the art of archery. Come along and join in the fun!

Venue: Plassey Craft and Retail Centre

Time: 10.30am -4.30pm

Ticket Price: £2 including tuition

Contact: Sarah Brookshaw on 01978 780 277 or email enquiries@plassey.com


Antiques & Collectors Fair

A monthly collectors fair selling a wide variety of antiques and collectibles, including glass, ceramics, miliaria, pictures and prints, books, ephemera, jewellery, postcards etc.

Venue: Memorial Hall, Wrexham

Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: £1 for adults and 70p concessions.

Contact: Martin Heath on 01492 547868 or email wrexhamfair@aol.com


Emily’s Ball – Raising Autism Awareness

Emily’s Ball is a charity Ball that raises awareness of Autism and funds for both The National Autistic Society and Autism Cymru. The event will include a wine reception, three course gala dinner, guest speakers, entertainment, raffle and auction. More information can be found atwww.emilysball.co.uk/. Advanced booking is required.

Venue: Carden Park Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa

Time: 6.30pm – 1:00am

Ticket Price: £45/£25

Contact: Emily’s Ball on 07769 210919 or email joperera@hotmail.co.uk. Or contact the Box Office on 07769 210919



Monday 15th April


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 6-11 years

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)


Bloom – A Wellbeing Course

Bloom is a free course that aims to improve mood and general well-being through gentle gardening, mindfulness and good food. Get in touch with us for more details and how you can get involved. This event is suitable for anyone over the age of 18.

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



Wednesday 17th April


Junior Boxercise

Take part in a 45 minute work out for all abilities in this new, fun-filled exercise at Queensway Stadium.

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. Or contact the Box Office on 01978 355826



Thursday 18th April


CIEH Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering

Yale Training are running a CIEH Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering course. The course will take place on the 18th, 22nd , 29th April & 7th May. The qualification is designed for managers and supervisors or anyone who requires a broad understanding of food hygiene. Delegates need to have completed the CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering within the last 3 years. Advanced booking is required.

Venue: Yale College, Wrexham

Time: 9.00am – 4.30pm

Ticket Price: £235

Contact: Laura Probert on 01978 317309 or email yaletraining@yale-wrexham.ac.uk. Or contact the Box Office on 01978 317309




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