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What’s On Guide: April 5th – 11th

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Thursday, Apr 4th, 2013.

Friday 5th April

Glyndwr University Events Whats On
Make Springtime 3D Pictures

Pop along and create your very own 3D springtime picture. This event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: Ponciau Banks

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: £2.00

Contact: Ponciau Banks on 01978 844028 or email countryparks@wrexham.gov.uk


Saturday 6th April


Bryn’s Buddies

Come along to Wrexham Museum’s monthly history club for children. In this months session there is the chance to examine the extinction of the dinosaurs as well as blowing up your very own miniature volcano! Please note, advanced booking essential. This event is suitable for those aged between 7 and 11 years old.

Venue: Wrexham Museum, Regent Street, Wrexham, LL11 1RB

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm

Ticket Price: £3

Contact: Wrexham Museum on 01978 297460 or email museumeducation@wrexham.gov.uk. Or contact the Box Office on 01978 297460


Spring Offensive

The Romans will be gathering in Wrexham ready to advance west to subdue the native Britons. Training sessions will be available for those young Britons who don’t wish to be put to the sword as enemies of the Emperor.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Time: 10.30am -3pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Wrexham Heritage Service. on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk. Or the Box Office on 01978 297460


Jewellery and Bead Workshop

Alison Davies will be in the Craft Days Workshop providing unique jewellery and bead demonstrations for visitors to The Plassey. This event is suitable for families.

Venue: Plassey Craft and Retail Centre

Time: 10.30am until 4.30pm

Ticket Price: Jewellery items start at £1.50

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


Rossett Country Market

Come along and shopw for some delicious home made cakes, cards, craft, preserves, honey and paintings. This event will take place every first Saturday of the month.

Venue: Rossett village hall, station road

Time: 10:00am – 12 noon

Ticket Price: Free entry

Contact: Country Market on 01246 261508


Sunday 7th April


Great Wrexham Road Runner 10K

Closed road 10K running event in aid of Nightingale House using chip and mat timing system. Support your local hospice and register today. This event is suitable for those aged 18 and over. Book your tickets now on http://www.wrexham10k.co.uk (advanced booking is required)

Venue: Starting from Queensway Stadium

Time: Noon

Ticket Price: £15 registration (£13 affiliated runners)

Contact: Nightingale House on 01978 314292 or email margaret.hollings@nightingalehouse.co.uk. Or contact the Box Office on 01978 314292


Monday 8th 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 those aged between 6 and 11.

Venue: Morgan Llwyd Sport Centre (Winter)

Time: 5:15pm

Ticket Price: £2.40 (discount with PURE Card)

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


Tuesday 9th April


Protect Your Pet

Do you live in Caia Park or Hightown ? If so then you can access all the following at a cost of only £10 per pet. Having your pet micro-chipped helps reunite you with your pet if it goes missing. Having your pet neutered will help to keep your pet happy, healthy and safe., along with having them health checked with flea and worm treatment. (Runs from the 9th, 10th and 11th April)

Venue: Kingsley Circle Community Centre

Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Ticket Price: £10

Contact: Kathryn Cramer on 01978 357583 or email kathryn.cramer@wrexham.gov.uk


Wednesday 10th April


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 those aged between 8 and 15.

Venue: Queensway Stadium

Time: 4.30pm  – 5.15pm (8-11 yrs) and 5.30 – 6.15 (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: 01978 355826


Thursday 11th April


Bizmums Wrexham

Being a mum in business can be isolating so come along to The Beeches in Gresford and join local mums in business to share what you do and make some new connections. April’s ‘Spotlight On’ Theme is Marketing, so there will be a 20 minute presentation for you to learn some Marketing skills.

Venue: The Beeches in Gresford

Time: 7.30pm

Ticket Price: Free for Members and first visit. £6 for returning guests

Contact: Michelle Childs on 07794 330172 or email michelle@bizmums.biz


Volunteer Meet and Greet at Wrexham Museum

Are you interested in volunteering? Wrexham Museum are seeking front of house volunteers in April and would love to hear from you if you are enthusiastic, enjoy helping others and have a passion for history! Come along to the ‘Meet and Greet’ session to find out more. Please contact the Assistant Learning and Access Officer to register your interest and find out more. This event is suitable for those aged 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


Ridiculous Things: The Comic Art of John Orlando Parry, a neglected Anglo-Welsh Victorian polymath

An illustrated talk looking at the story of John Orlando Parry, a Victorian musician, artist, entertainer, comedian, singer and song writer, who collaborated with the likes of Charles Dickens and Franz Liszt. An inheritor of the Welsh musical and poetic traditions through his father, the Welsh musician John Parry (Bardd Alaw), he became a metropolitan and cosmopolitan figure in Victorian society. Despite this he remains an elusive figure, partly because his work spanned so many different fields. FREE event, open to all. To book tickets please email lectures@glyndwr.ac.uk or call 01978 293466

Venue: Glyndwr University

Time: 7:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Katie Dutton on 01978 293466 or email k.dutton@glyndwr.ac.uk. Or contact the Box Office on 01978 293466.








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