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What’s On In Wrexham: 22nd June – 27th June

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Saturday, Jun 22nd, 2013.

Saturday June 22nd

Soapstar Soccerstar

Come down the the Racecourse and watch some footballing legends take on some of the stars of the screen all in aid of charity.

Venue: Wrexham Racecourse

Time: 3:00pm kickoff

Ticket Price: £8 on the gate for adults, £5 for children under 15 and £5 concessions

 

Wat’s Dyke Fun Day

The summer fun day has plenty of stalls and games for you to try out.

Venue: Garden Village

Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

 

Marford Fair

A fun-filled afternoon full of games, a bar and BBQ. Fun and games whatever the weather.

Venue: Rofft School

Time: 12noon

 

Cantorion Sirenian Singers’ Gala Concert For The Shooting Star Unit

This charity event will feature performances from Cantorion Sirenian Singers, Rhys Merion and musicians from the Royal London Colleges of Music. Alongside these acts Cathedral Organist John Hosking will perform an exciting and varied programme, which will finish with John Rutter’s Gloria, in a gala concert. The proceeds of which will go to THE SHOOTING STAR UNIT, Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

Venue: The Parish Church of St Giles

Time: 7:30pm

Contact: Sheena Williams on 07973 260180 or email sireniansec@hotmail.co.uk

Ticket Price: £15 full price and £10 (students only)

 

Fun Dog Show

This event is great fun for both owner and pet. The entries will begin from 11.00 am and judging will start at 1.00pm (£1.50 per class or £5.00 for four classes).

Venue: Ty Mawr Country Park

Time: 11:00am

Ticket Price: £1.50 per class

Contact: Ty Mawr on 01978 822780 or email countryparks@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

 

Robotics Challenge Club

It’s time to unleash your creative talents in Techniquest’s brand new Saturday LEGO Robotics Challenge club. The science experience will be running a Saturday LEGO club that will set participants the task of building and programming advanced LEGO robots to complete lots of exciting challenges. From Saturday 18th May, there are 6 consecutive weekends for over 12s, using LEGO MINDSTORMS kits. The sessions are run as a series, starting with the basics and building up to more challenging activities as the weeks progress. Parents or guardians may either drop their child off at the centre*, or stay on-site for the duration. Any parent or guardian leaving their child at the centre must provide us with emergency contact details at the time of booking. This is event is suitable for 12+

Venue: Techniquest Glyndwr

Time: 11.00am – 1.00pm

Ticket Price: £30 per attending participant (equivalent to £5 per session) PRE BOOK ONLY

Contact: Nikki Williams on 01978 293400 or email info@tqg.org.uk. Or contact the Box Office on 01978 293400 – advanced booking is required

 

Wrexham & District YAC

This fun archaeological and historical club has plenty of creative activities and local visits to places of interest. This event is suitable for ages 8 – 16.

Venue: Wrexham

Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm

Ticket Price: £2.00

Contact: Heather Butler on 01490 420920 or email webmaster@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Plassey Country Food & Craft Fair

This weekend event will feature a fantastic selection of quality food, drink and craft stalls in and around the Plassey’s event marquee! Over the two days local chefs will provide cookery demonstrations and local craftsman will also be showing how they make their unique crafts. There will also be plenty of children’s activities and the chance to win flight tickets for a ride on a hot air balloon.

Venue: Plassey Craft and Retail Centre

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Sarah Brookshaw on 01978 780277 or email enquiries@plassey.com

 

The Little Big Band Fundraiser

The Little Big Band will provide an evening of musical entertainment while you can enjoy a glass of Fairtrade sparkling wine (or sparkling fruit juice) reception. The band has an extensive repertoire including classics throughout the 1930s, 40s & 50s (including ‘Mack the Knife’ & Rock Around the Clock’) right through to exciting arrangements of modern tunes (such as ‘Feeling Good’ by Michael Bublé). All proceeds will raise money for local charity TCC. There are limited tickets are available on the door, and advanced booking is recommended.

Venue: Wrexham Rugby Club

Time: 7.30pm

Ticket Price: £10

Contact: Kay Polley on 01978 262588 or email kay@tcc-wales.org.uk. Or contact the Box Office on 01978 262588

 

Baby and Children’s Market Nearly New Sale

This event includes free Children’s sport sessions from A-Star Sports, colouring table and Darren Roberts Photography are bringing their pop up studio and offering 8×6 prints to take away on the day for just £10! Tiny Comforts will also be in attendance offering beautiful baby gifts and there will be opportunities to talk to Turtle Tots, Baby Sensory and rhythm time. Limited number of stalls available

Venue: The Catrin Finch Centre, Glyndwr University

Time: 10:00am – 12noon

Ticket Price: £1

Contact: Heather Marsh on 07946 513404 or email heather@babyandchildrensmarket.co.uk. Or contact the Box Office on 07946 513404

 

Sunday June 23rd

Plassey Country Food & Craft Fair

This weekend event will feature a fantastic selection of quality food, drink and craft stalls in and around the Plassey’s event marquee! Over the two days local chefs will provide cookery demonstrations and local craftsman will also be showing how they make their unique crafts. There will also be plenty of children’s activities and the chance to win flight tickets for a ride on a hot air balloon.

Venue: Plassey Craft and Retail Centre

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Sarah Brookshaw on 01978 780277 or email enquiries@plassey.com

 

Monday June 24th

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 anyone 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

 

Wednesday June 26th

Penycae Recycling Action Day

This event will look at how the community of Penycae can have a positive impact on the environment by recycling more. Including a re-Use area where you bring items you no longer require and friends and neighbours take it to re-use in their homes Recycling opportunities on the day include: Wood – Cardboard & Paper Cartons – Hard Plastics – Furniture Electrical Items – Scrap Metal Re-Use Area – Clothing Collection. There will be skips located at Bronallt, Afoneitha and Penycae.

Venue: Bronallt, Afoneitha, Penycae

Time: 10:00am – 12noon

Ticket Price: None

Contact: Andy Jones on 01978 832900 or email Andy.Jones@Wrexham.gov.uk

 

Guided Tour of Bersham Ironworks

Find out more about John Wilkinson, his life and his love of iron through a guided tour of Bersham Ironworks. Led by experienced volunteers the tours are held the last Wednesday of every month, 2pm-3pm. Meet at Bersham Heritage Centre and you will then walk to the Ironworks site. For those of you who don’t fancy the walk, meet at the Ironworks. Please bear in mind the Ironworks is an open site, with steep banks and steps. Please wear sensible footwear!

Venue: Bersham Ironworks

Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Bersham Heritage Centre on 01978 318970 or email museumvolunteers@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

 

Guided Orchid Walk

Come and enjoy a summer walk with this guided orchid walk. For anyone interested then meet at the car park at the opening to Alyn Waters.

Venue: Alyn Waters Country Park (Llay Side)

Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Ticket Price: Free

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

 

Thursday June 27th

Market’s Open Day

Have you ever thought about setting up your own business? Or have you ever considered taking up a stall in one of Wrexham’s three markets? To find out more come and have a chat with in the Market Office at the People’s Market.

Venue: People’s Market

Time: 10:00am – 12noon

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Claire Luckock on 01978 297258 or email claire.luckock@wrexham.gov.uk

 

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