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Whats On 5th to 15th February

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Saturday, Feb 2nd, 2013.

Tuesday 5th February

Physical Impairments Swimming Session

New swimming session designed specifically for people with physical impairments. Instructors are available before and after the sessions for advice and guidance as required.

Friends and family members are welcome to attend.
The event starts on February 5th and will run every following Tuesday

Venue: Plas Madoc Leisure and Activity Centre

Time: 11:15am – 12:00noon

Ticket price: Adult – £1.80 Junior – £1.15

Contact: Helen Laidler on 01978 297353 or email helen.laidler@wrexham.gov.uk



Wednesday 6th February


Free finance drop in event for parents

The event will offer: free money advice, help with returning back to work, help with childcare, housing and tenancy advice, help with energy bills and benefits advice.

There will also be free children’s activities.

Venue: Ysgol y Waen, Chirk

Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm

Contact: Wrexham Family Information Service on 01978 292094 or email fis@wrexham.gov.uk

Wrexham Council Tenants’ Assembly – Welfare Reform

Changes to Welfare Reform from April 2013 will have significant impact on most residents who receive welfare benefits. Throughout January, February and March there will be a number of events held at various local venues.

This meeting is aimed at Wrexham Council Tenants who want to know how the changes might affect them.

Venues can hold limited numbers so advanced booking is required.

The event is suitable for Wrexham Tenants aged 18+

Venue: Plas Madoc Opportunites Centre

Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Ticket price: Free

Contact: Mike Schirwing on 01978 315509 or email mike.schirwing@wrexham.gov.uk
Box office number (for advanced booking): 1800201978 (Text Phone)

Friday 8th February


Blood Donation

Giving blood can dramatically improve or save the lives of those in need of blood transfusions, which means that one donation could 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 can start giving blood. There is no upper age limit for donors who have donated in the last two years.


Venue: The Memorial Hall, Bodhyfryd, Wrexham

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

Contact: To book an appointment call the Donor Line on 0300 123 23 23 or visit www.blood.co.uk.

Saturday 9th February

Family Rugby Days

The Stiwt Theatre have teamed up with Wrexham Lager to show the main Six Nations Games. Pop along to the theatre auditorium to watch the game on the big screen, and enjoy a fully licensed bar, entertainment, waitress service and kids activities.

Scotland v Italy – 2:30pm

France v Wales – 5:00pm


Venue: The Stwit Theatre, Broad Street, Rhos
 Doors open (1:30pm)

Ticket Price: Free Entry

Children’s Craft Workshop

Bring your children along to enjoy a half term, Valentines themed craft workshop for the under 5s. The afternoon will involve lots of ‘gluing and sticking’ and children are advised to wear old clothes that they don’t mind getting messy! The event will be held by local CRB checked artist, Jemma Bailey. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Advanced booking is required.


Venue: Gwersyllt Resource Centre

Time: 2:00pm – 2:40pm

Ticket price: £2.50

Contact: Jemma Bailey on 07905939776 or email jemmabailey@yahoo.co.uk

Antiques and Collectors Fair

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

Venue: Memorial Hall, Wrexham

Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm

Ticket price: Free entry

Tuesday 12th February


February Half Term Art Activity


In Finland there is a tradition of growing small containers of grass to signify the arrival of Spring. Celebrate the new season by making a decorated vessel with added seeds that will come to life when watered. You are welcome to bring along a shallow container or choose from one of those provided. Advanced booking is required.

Venue: Oriel Wrecsam 
 11am-12pm, 12.30-1.30pm, 2-3pm

Ticket Price: £4

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

Box Office: 01978 292093

Wednesday 13th February

Young Archaeologists

A fun chance to find out what archaeologists do while getting to try it out for yourself.

Suitable for 4 -6 year olds. Advanced booking is essential.


Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Ticket Price: £2

Contact: Wrexham Museums on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Visit the Planetarium and make a Water Rocket

There will be 45 minute sessions throughout the day with the chance to make your own water rocket. The event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: Alyn Waters 
Time: 10am-4pm

Ticket Price: £2.50

Thursday 14th February


Visit the Planetarium and make a Stargazer

45 minute sessions throughout the day 10am-4pm. The event is suitable for all ages.


Venue: Ty Mawr Country Park 
 10:00am – 4:00pm

Ticket Price: £2.50



Make a Planet Mobile

The chance to make a mobile of the solar system at the bowling pavilion. Sessions will run throughout the day.


Venue: Bellevue Park (meet at the bowling pavilion)
 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: £2.00


Young Archaeologists

A chance to find out what archaeologists do and to try it out for yourself.

Suitable for 7 – 11 year olds. Advanced booking is essential.


Venue: Wrexham Museum 
Time: 10am – 12noon

Ticket Price: £3

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


Box Office: 01978 297460


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