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What’s On In Wrexham: August 2nd – August 8th

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Friday, Aug 2nd, 2013.

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Friday 2nd August:

 

Free Family Fun Swim

Children aged 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Charges apply for adults.

Venue: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Ticket Price: Free for children. Charges apply for adults

Contact: Plas Madoc Leisure Activity Centre on 01978 821600 or email plasmadoc.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free Design A Tile With Style

This drop in activity will get the creative juices flowing and give you the chance to design your own tile. Inspired by the designs of JC Edwards, Acrefair, design and paint your own tile. This event is suitable for under 16’s.

Venue: Bersham Heritage Centre

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: 01978 318970 or email bershamheritage@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Rookie Lifeguard Summer Camp

You must be Wave 6+ to take part. This is event is suitable for Under 16’s

Venue: Chirk Leisure Activity Centre

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Chirk Leisure Activity Centre on 01691 778666 or email chirk.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free Seadoos

Motorised fun in the pool and the perfect chance to race your friends. This event is suitable for under 16’s.

Venue: Waterworld

Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with a Pure Card

Contact: Waterworld Leisure Activity Centre on 01978 297300 or email waterworld@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Junior Gym

Does what it says on the tin. This event is suitable for under 16’s.

Venue: Chirk Leisure Activity Centre

Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Ticket Price: £3.10 with Pure Card

Contact: Chirk Leisure Activity Centre on 01691 778666 or email chirk.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Live Music on the Bandstand

The last of the Live Music On The Bandstand. Grab a picnic blanket and come and enjoy some live music in the sunmmer weather (hopefully!)

Venue: Bellevue Park

Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Bellevue Park on 01978 264150 or email countryparks@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Saturday 3rd August

The Ventures 35th Birthday Celebrations

The Venture is a children’s charity in Caia Park consisting of an adventure playground, early years centre, mentoring schemes and alternative learning programmes. They are celebrating their 35th birthday with a big pirates and princesses themed party. The event will see the official opening of a huge pirate ship built by the children and young people and made possible through a grant from WREN. All activities are free and food is also provided. Tiaras or eye patches are essential for entry.

Venue: The Venture, Caia Park

Time: 1:00pm (fancy dress parade through Caia Park) 2:00pm (Activities on The Venture)

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: 01978  355761

Rossett Country Market

This monthly event provides the perfect chance to wander around and do some shopping. There will be the chance to buy home made cakes, cards, craft, preserves, honey and paintings.

Venue: Rossett Village Hall

Time: 10:00am -12 noon (every first Saturday of the month)

Ticket Price: Free entry

Contact: Country Market on 01246 261508
Inflatable Fun

Test your balance and skill on this fun inflatable obstacle run. This event is suitable for under 16’s.

Venue: Waterworld

Time: 3.40pm – 4.30pm

Ticket Price: Free with a Pure Card

Contact: Waterworld Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 297300 or email waterworld@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Pontcysyllte Fun Day

Family Fun Day with stalls, children’s rides and birds of prey, as well as reptiles, small animals and mini beasts from Reptile Kids. Free entry and free parking.

Venue: Trevor Basin

Time: 12noon – 5pm

Ticket Price: Free entry

Contact: Kay Rickard on 01978 292536 or email kay.rickard@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Indigo Theatre’s One Man Pantomime

Indigo has two small performances. The toddler show uses puppets and characters, music and mayhem for a fun, interactive theatrical extravaganza. The Junior show uses masks and screen projections to create a tale about a young boy trying to be a knight. Both shows last 30-40 minutes. You don’t need to book but there is a full capacity of 35 people for each show. This is event is suitable for 3-10year olds.

Venue: Oriel Wrecsam Arts Centre,

Time: 10.15am and 11:00am

Ticket Price: £4 per child – accompanying adults go free

Contact: Adam Tranmer on 07730 666676 or email atranmer@googlemail.com

 

Sunday 4th August

 

Free Junior Gym

The chance to work out in the gym. This is event is suitable for ages 12-16

Venue: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: Sun 11:00-1:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

Contact: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 821600 or email plasmadoc.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free Junior Gym

The chance to work out in the gym. This is event is suitable for Under 16’s.

Venue: Gwyn Evans Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 1:00pm -2:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

Contact: Gwyn Evans Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 269540 or email gwynevans.sportscentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free Water Polo

Looking for a fun way to spend your afternoon? Then pop along for a game of water polo. This event is suitable for under 16’s/

Venue: Chirk Leisure Centre

Time: 3:00 – 3.45pm

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

Contact: Chirk Leisure & Activity Centre on 01691 778666 or email chirk.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Guided Plas Power History Woodland Walk (Woodland Trust)

A guided woodland tour and the perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Meet at the Ironworks. All are welcome.

Venue: Bersham Iron Works

Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Bersham Iron Works on or email countryparks@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Monday 5th August

 

Free Junior Aqua Aerobics

Exercise in the water to funky music Mondays excluding bank holidays. This event is suitable for under 16’s.

Venue: Waterworld

Time: Mon 1:00 – 2:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with a Pure Card

Contact: Waterworld Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 297300 or email waterworld@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free Inflatable Fun

This weekly event is guaranteed to be a fun-filled morning. This is event is suitable for Under 16’s.

Venue: Chirk Leisure Centre

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

Contact: Chirk Leisure & Activity Centre on 01691 778666 or email chirk.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Dragon Sport Multi Skills

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 event is suitable for ages 8 – 11.

Venue: Morgan Llwyd Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 5.15pm – 6:00pm

Ticket Price: £2.00

Contact: Queensway Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 355826 or email queensway.stadium@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Tuesday 6th August

 

Seadoos & Snorkelling

Have fun in the pool and have the chance to try out some snorkelling. This is event is suitable for ages 8-15

Venue: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 5.15pm – 6:00pm

Ticket Price: £2.75 or £2.30 with Pure Card

Contact: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 821600 or email plasmadoc.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Qualified Tennis Coaching

Meet at the Courts and brush up on, or learn new tennis skills. This is event is suitable for Ages 6+

Venue: Acton Park

Time: 1.00pm – 3.00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Acton Park on 01978 763140 or email countryparks@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Professional BMX Coaching

Professional coaching for beginners from 10.30am – 12.30pm. Coaching for non-beginners from1 – 3pm. Advanced booking is required. There are also some bikes are available for hire. This event is suitable for ages 7+

Venue: Ponciau Banks Park

Time: 10.30 -12.30pm and 1:00 – 3:00pm

Ticket Price: £3.00

Contact: Brena John on 01978 844028 or email brena.john@wrexham.gov.uk. Or contact the Box Office on 01978 844028 or 01978 822780

 

Community Duck Race

Duck Race Day with lots of other fun activities to take part in. All are welcome.

Venue: Nant Mill Visitor Centre

Time: From 1.30pm

Ticket Price: Some Activities Free

Contact: Nant Mill on 01978 752772 or email countryparks@wexham.gov.uk

 

Free Synchronised Swimming

Move gracefully in the water to the beat of the music. This event is suitable for under 16’s.

Venue: Waterworld

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with a Pure Card

Contact: Waterworld Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 297300 or email waterworld@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Junior Aquathlon (Swim & Run)

Distance varies according to age group. Please register by calling 01978 292088. This event is suitable for ages 8 – 16.

Venue: Clywedog Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 10.30am – 2:00pm

Ticket Price: £2 with Pure Card, £2.40 without

Contact: Wrexham Council Sports Development Team on 01978 292088 or email sportsdevelopment@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Wednesday 7th August

Ex-Miners Meeting

NWMAT & LMHC would like any ex Mines Rescue Team members to pop along to Llay Miners Welfare at 2pm to chat about your time as Rescue Team members & also about the practices at the Mines Rescue Station.  If you have any memorabilia, photo’s etc from your time there we would be pleased to see it.

Venue: Llay Miners Welfare

Time: 2:00pm

Contact: membership@northwalesminers.com

 

Dingle and the Darkie Ranger-led Walk

A 4 mile walk which starts near the Duke of Wellington Public House in Trevor, and links the new World Heritage Site at Pontcysyllte aqueduct with the surrounding countryside. Meet in the layby (LL14 3SG / Grid Ref. SJ 272 428). Unsurfaced paths, some steep inclines, some stiles. 4 miles / 2 hours. No dogs please.

Venue: Trevor

Time: 7:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Dave Smith on 01978 729762 or email dave.smith@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Play Day

Come inside the gallery as part of Wrexham’s fabulous Play Day for some fun arty activities. This event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: Oriel Wrecsam (Wrexham Library)

Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Nicky Prosser /Laura Wooding on 01978 292093 or email oriel.wrecsam@wrexham.gov,uk

 

Play Day 2013

Wrexham will once again be celebrating National Play Day on Queen’s Square and Llwyn Isaf (the Guildhall field). People of all ages, from babies, children and young people to parents, professionals and grandparents, are invited to join in this free and fun event. This event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: Queens Square and Llwyn Isaf (the Guildhall field),

Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Mike Barclay on 07800 688 981 or email mike.barclay@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Funky Photo Frame Flower Pots

Come along and design/decorate you funky flower pot frame using different craft materials. This event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: Alyn Waters Country Park

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: £2.00

Contact: Alyn Waters on 01978 763140 or email countryparks@wrexham.gov.uk

 

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

 

CV Workshop

CV Workshops running 10am-1pm and then 6-9pm (max. of 10 people per group) with 1-2-1 sessions that can be booked between 2-5pm. Running every Wednesday from 3rd July. These workshops are fun, thought-provoking and provide practical steps to help you write an engaging CV, covering letter and find out about job opportunities.

The workshops are small, friendly and safe environments to help you gain confidence to get the job you want.

Venue: The Foundry

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm and 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Ticket Price: £25 per person (group) or £35 per person (1-2-1)

Contact: Hayley Hand on 07921318778 or email hahtrainingsolutions@gmail.com

Box Office: 07921318778 – advanced booking is required

 

Free Water Polo

Come and join the qualified coaches and learn new skills and tactics. This event is suitable for under 16′s.

Venue: Waterworld

Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with a Pure Card

Contact: Waterworld Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 297300 or email waterworld@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free Adult and Child Swimming Sessions

The chance to spend some quality time together and spend some time developing your swimming skills. This is event is suitable for 6months – 4 years. Advanced booking is required.

Venue: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 10:00am – 10.45am

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

Contact: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 821600 or email plasmadoc.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free ‘Fitswim’ Swimming Clinic

Must be able to swim 50m competently to take part in the clinic. This event is suitable for ages 8+

Venue: Chirk Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

Contact: Chirk Leisure & Activity Centre on 01691 778666 or email chirk.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Thursday 8th August

 

Free Snorkelling

Learn to swim with masks and snorkels. This event is suitable for under 16′s.

Venue: Waterworld

Time 1:00 – 2:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with a Pure Card

Contact: Waterworld Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 297300 or email waterworld@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Make Clay Creations

The chance to let your imagination run wild and make your own clay creation. This event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: Ty Mawr Country Park

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: £2.00

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

 

Roller Disco

Grab some roller skates and have take part in this fun roller disco. This event is suitable for under 16′s.

Venue: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 1:00 – 2.30pm

Ticket Price: £2 or £1.75 with a Pure Card plus 75p skate hire

Contact: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 821600 or email plasmadoc.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

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