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Whats On In Wrexham 15th – 29th June

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Friday, Jun 15th, 2012.

Welcome to our ‘What’s On Guide’ for 8th-14th June 2012

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As the Euro 2012 Championships are ongoing – check our guide to places to watch the games here.

International Students Rugby League 4 Nations tournament reaches its climax at Glyndwr Uni Racecourse today – Scotland v Ireland at 5pm and the title decider between Wales & England KO at 7pm. Both Wales and England have given strong and impressive performances over the week and the grand finale should prove a high scoring demonstration of excellent rugby league.

Garden Village Playgroup – Wat’s Dyke Way
Garden Village Playgroup have Psychic Jon Scotland joining them for an evening of “Past life regressions and Derren Brown style psychic games!”. There will be opportunities for 1~2~1 readings after the demonstration. Tickets are just £5. There will be a licensed bar. Doors open 7pm, demonstration begins 7.30pm. For more info contact them via : gardenvillageplaygroup@hotmail.co.uk Facebook or 07530430771

Wales play France at Rugby League at the Racecourse from 2.30pm

Fun Dog Show
Has your dog got the waggiest tail? Entries from 11.00 am. Judging starts at 1.00pm. Price: £1.50 per class – £5.00 for 4 classes.
Venue: Ty Mawr Country Park
Time: from 11.00am
This is event is suitable for All ages Contact Ty Mawr Country Park on 01978 822780

Tuesday 19th-23rd Beauty and the Beast
Tip Top Productions are presenting Disney’s Beauty and the Beast next week at Clwyd Theatr Cymru.
Tickets available online (www.clwyd-theatr-cymru.co.uk/en/whats_on/event/2083) or call 0845 330 3565

Friday 22nd
St Margaret’s Church in Garden Village is holding it’s Summer Fair on Friday the 22nd of June.

Come and have a go on a swing boat or treat yourself to a strawberry tea. Aswell as all the usual stalls selling cakes, second hand books dvd’s etc, there’ll also be a chocolate fondue, aromatherapy and massage, jewellery and plants, aswell as favourites like the teddy tombola and raffle.

3.30- 6.30pm. Everyone welcome.

Cancer Research UK, Race for Life Wrexham
Race for Life is the UK’s largest women-only fundraising event. To date, over six million women have raised over £457 million for Cancer Research UK’s life-saving work. Be a part of the biggest fight against cancer and walk, jog or run to help to beat cancer. Enter now and raise money for our groundbreaking work that has saved millions of lives. See http://raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org for further details and contact details.
Venue: Alyn Water Country Park
Date: 17/06/2012
Time: 11am

Redcoats Against Napolean – A lecture by Carol Divall
Carole Divall has devoted many years of painstaking research into telling the story of Thomas Atkins, the ordinary British soldier, during the Napoleonic campaigns, with a particular emphasis on the 30th Regiment of Foot. She has become a much sought-after speaker on this subject and the Friends of Wrexham Museums lecture gives the people of the Wrexham area a rare opportunity to hear her speak on their own doorstep. The lecture has been organised by the Friends of Wrexham Museums, a registered charity aimed at assisting with the preservation and presentation of all aspects of the history and culture of Wrexham County Borough.
Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives
Date: 19/06/2012
Time: 7pm

Summer Solstice Walk
Wat’s Dyke Way and River Dee Walk. Starts at 7:00pm from the Boat Inn car park, Erbistock (LL13 ODL) 4.5 Miles / 2.5 hours. No Dogs. Grade B+
Venue: Starts at the Boat Inn Erbistock
Date: 20/06/2012
Time: 7:00pm
Contact Sion Roberts on 01978 729766 or email sion.roberts@wrexham.gov.uk

Live Music In The Park
Come and enjoy live bands. At the bandstand
Venue: Bellevue Park – Bandstand
Date: 22/06/2012
Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm

A service will be held to mark the 30th Anniversary of the Falklands War at 11 am at St Giles Parish Church Wrexham.

St Peters School Fete
St Peters School in Rossett are holding their school fete on Saturday with a pet show, BBQ, children’s games, live music, demonstrations and with a cafe and bar on site. £1 entry.
Time: 1.00pm – 5.00pm

Ysgol Plas Coch Summer Fayre & Car Boot Sale
Come along to our annual Summer Fayre and Car Boot Sale event. Lots of fun activities, bouncy castles, fairground attractions, face painting, dance and football displays, various stalls, BBQ, and much more !, The car boot sale and stall pitches attract a small fee of £10 each but entry to the event is free to all. Gates open at 10.00am for the Car Boot Sale and 11.00am for the Fayre. Bring the whole family down for a great day out !
Venue: Ysgol Plas Coch, Stansty Lane Rhosddu, Wrexham
Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm

Charity Ball & Auction in aid of Nightingale House Hospice… To be held at BRYMBO SPORTS & SOCIAL COMPLEX LIVE BAND, BUFFET, RAFFLE, AUCTION… Doors open 7:30pm. TICKETS £10 each. Tickets available from Brymbo sports & social complex. Auction incl.. Signed celebrity items…
Venue: Brymbo Sports & Social Complex
Time: 7:30pm
Tickets: £10

With Wimbledon on the horizon, what better way to spend a sunny afternoon than brushing up on your tennis skills? Wrexham Council in conjunction with the North Wales Tennis Centre and ‘allplay’ are offering taster tennis sessions to whet your appetite for the big event. All ages are catered for with specifically tailored sessions: •1-2pm – ages 8 and under •2-3pm – 14 and under •3-4pm 14-adults No booking is necessary. To find out more about ‘allplay’ log on to: www.lta.org.uk/allplay
Venue: Wrexham Tennis Centre
Time: Various

“How to research your market”
This free seminar looks at the advantages and disadvantages of self-employment and identifies why some businesses fail. This session will help you consider your motivation for starting a business, your personal qualities and your business skills. You will also gain an understanding of business planning, the legal implications involved when starting a business and what support is available and how to access it. Free but booking essential. Funded by Welsh Government.
Location: The Byre, Units 1-3, Croesnewydd Hall, Wrexham Technology Park
Times: 5.30pm – 8.30pm

Come and see these splendid plants.
Venue: Alyn Waters Country Park (Llay Side)
Date: 27/06/2012
Time: 1.30pm-3.30pm

Public Lecture at Glyndwr – Simon Callow: Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World
7pm William Aston Hall, Glyndŵr University, Mold Road, Wrexham LL11 2AW
“To celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Charles Dickens we are joined by acclaimed actor and writer Simon Callow for a special event that explores the central importance of the theatre to the life of the greatest storyteller in the English language.”

For more information check Glyndwr’s site here.

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

An outdoor performance of Twelfth Night in the gardens of Cefn Park, a large Victorian House on the edge of Wrexham. Bring a picnic and something to sit on. There will be a licensed bar serving beer and wine and light refreshments available.
Venue: Cefn Park, Cefn Rd, Wrexham, LL13 9TT
Date: 28/06/2012
Time: 19.00
This is event is suitable for all ages
Contact Archie Graham-Palmer on 07771 935159 or email archie@cefnpark.co.uk
Box Office: 01492 580 774 – advanced booking is required
Ticket Price: £12/concessions £8.50

Whizz Bang Cakes – School Holiday Club
Drop off your child at our Workshop and they will decorate a cake box with paint, glitter and stickers. They will learn how to decorate 6 homemade cupcakes to take home. Refreshments and snacks included for each child. (Monsters & Aliens Theme)
Venue: The Plassey Craft & Retail Centre
Date: 29/06/2012
Time: 9.30am until 12.30pm

This is event is suitable for Age 4+
Contact Nicola Matthias on 07708 936979 or email whizzbangcakes@yahoo.com
Box Office: 07708 936979 – advanced booking is required
Ticket Price: £20 per child

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