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What’s On Guide: Easter Weekend Special

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Wednesday, Mar 27th, 2013.

Friday 29th March


Tissue Spring Flowers

The chance to make some pretty spring flowers out of tissue paper. This is event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: Ponciau Banks

Time: Sessions from 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: £2.00

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


Good Friday in Wrexham Town Centre

A dramatic re-enactment of scenes from the events of the original Good Friday will be taking place in Wrexham Town Centre. Starting at Trinity Church, King Street the event will lead you through the town centre. There will be music from The Salvation Army band and plenty of colourful flags and banners. Taking part will be members of local churches and Youth with a Mission (Wales), Wrexham Churches Together (Cytun) and Mission Wrexham

Venue: Starts at Trinity Church, ending at Eagles Meadow

Time: Trinity Church 10.30am, Eagles Meadow from 11am

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Wrexham Churches Together & Mission Wrexham on 01978 357405 or email info@missionwrexham.org.uk


Easter Trail sponsored by Cadbury

Lots of fun for all the family. Find the clues hidden around the grounds to claim your delicious Cadbury egg. Suitable for ages 3+. Running from March 29th – April 1st.

Venue: Chirk Castle

Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Ticket Price: Normal Admission plus £2.50 per trail

Contact: Joanne Thompson on 01691 777701 or email chirkcastle@nationaltrust.org.uk

Saturday 30th March


Easter Extravaganza Weekend at The Plassey

There’s plenty to do for all the family during this fun-filled three-day event. Saturday – Fun Easter Crazy Golf (Prizes to be won), Kids Easter Crafts & Bouncy Castle for the little ones! Sunday – Easter Hunt starts 10.30am prompt, followed by Easter Crafts, Easter Competitions & Bouncy Castle for the little ones. The Easter Bunny will also be visiting our Tea Garden on both Saturday & Sunday!! Family Friendly Stables Coffee Shop will be open for you to enjoy drinks, snacks & lunch in the tea garden overlooking the fabulous views of the Dee Valley or why not treat your family to a meal in our fantastic Plassey Shippon Restaurant. With over 20 delightfully individual shops to browse, ranging from craft items, ladies fashions & accessories, bespoke jewellery not to mention our quality selection of wedding suppliers

Venue: Plassey Craft and Retail Centre

Time: 10.30am until 4.30pm

Ticket Price: Free Parking and Free Entry

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


Storytelling Event – Exploring Welsh/Finnish folklore

Fantastical Folklore – Explore Welsh/Finnish folklore led by leading contemporary storyteller Michael Harvey, who has appeared regularly on television and radio and at major international festivals. Note: One of these sessions is delivered through the medium of Welsh

Venue: Oriel Wrecsam

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm, 1:00pm – 2:00pm, 2.30pm – 3.30pm (Welsh)

Ticket Price: £5.00 per performance

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


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 31st March


Easter Trail

A fun day for all the family. Follow the Easter Trail and see what you can find.

Venue: Ty Mawr Country Park

Time: From 10.30am – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: £2.00

Contact: Ty Mawr on 01978 822780 or email countryparks@wrexham.gov.uk


Family Fun Day

A day of fun for the whole family at the Ironworks. The day will include a bouncy castle, giant games, story corner, an Easter egg hunt and face painting. There will even be the chance to feed the ducks.

Venue: The Ironworks

Time: 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Ticket Price: Free


Indoor / Outdoor Car Boot Sale

Do you have things stuck in cupboards/lofts that you never use? Or do you adore a bargain? Fed up of winter weather stopping your car booting? Hate stupid dark mornings? Then pop along to the RAFA Club for a morning of bargain hunting. Bar opens from 11am for alcohol, however tea coffee and cold drinks are available from 9.30 am.

For sellers £8 gets you a space in the car park or a huge table in the conference room and there are up to 80 tables available.

Venue: RAFA Club Ruthin Road Wrexham

Time: 9:30 am – 12:30pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Nicci on 07825240872 or email wrexhamcarbootsales@gmail.com


Monday 1st 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)



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