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What’s On In Wrexham: 24th May – 30th May

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Friday, May 24th, 2013.

Friday 24th May

Wrexham Fostering Service – Information Event

Wrexham Fostering Service are looking to recruit new foster families for children and young people of all ages. If you have a spare room in your home and the patience and understanding to help a child or young person who is unable to live at home, come along to our information event and talk to a member of the team. Or just collect an information leaflet; we look forward to meeting you. Professionals from the therapeutic fostering scheme (WRAP) will be attending between 1:00 pm and 4:00pm.

Venue: Llay Resource Centre

Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Damon lee on 01978 295317 or email damon.lee@wrexham.gov.uk


Bloom, A Well-being Course

Bloom is a free course that aims to improve mood and general well-being through gentle gardening, mindfulness and good food. This event is suitable for ages 18 and over.

Venue: Garth Hillside Organic Garden, Glyn Ceiriog

Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Ticket Price: £2 lunch contribution

Contact: Jennifer Naylor on 07946 596092 or email garthorganic@gmail.com


Saturday 25th May

Family Fun Day

This fun-packed day will include Roses Buds and Fancy Dress Competitions, Bouncy Castle, Fairground Rides, Games, Tug of War. There will also be refreshments available all day. Visits from the Fire Service, Police, Lifeboat. Many Side Stalls. Car boot Sale. All funds raised will be split between Macmillan Nurses and Llay Youth Club.

Venue: Llay Park Resource Centre

Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm

Ticket Price: N/A

Contact: Paul Crewe on 01978859020 or email paul.crewe@wrexham.gov.uk


Children’s Pottery Workshop

Bring the kids to throw a pot on the potter’s wheel and paint pottery in our Craft days Workshop at The Plassey. Hosted by Snowdonia Blue Slate Pottery

Venue: Plassey Craft and Retail Centre

Time: 10.30am until 4.30pm

Ticket Price: £4.50 to throw a pot

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


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


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


Sunday 26th May

Wrexham Psychic Spectacular

A unique evening including games and experiments based on Victorian Séance & Parlour Game Evenings. Plenty of audience participation and the chance for you to discover if the afterlife exists. There will also be psychic readings available from 6 till 8pm and also after the show at an extra cost , mini readings £10 & full readings £20. Strictly over 16s only.

Venue: Rafa Club

Time: 6.00pm 12.30 AM

Ticket Price: £6 and the option to pay for extra readings if required

Contact: 07825 240872 or email NICCIELLIE@GMAIL.COM


Monday 27th May

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


Tuesday 28th May

Tennis Coaching

The chance to brush up on your tennis skills and ;earn from a qualified coach. Meet at the courts. This is event is suitable for 6-14

Venue: Acton Park

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

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


Make Paper Springtime Decorations

Forgot about the rain and pop along to create your own springtime decoration. This event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: Nant Mill Visitor Centre

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

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

Ticket Price: £2.00


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


Volunteer Meet and Greet at Wrexham Museum

Are you interested in volunteering at Wrexham Museum / Bersham Heritage Centre? Then please come along to an informal ‘meet and greet’ chat at Wrexham Museum to find out how to get involved. The museum is seeking enthusiastic volunteers who love history and enjoy helping others learn to facilitate our handling trolley at Wrexham Museum or Bersham Heritage Centre. This is event is suitable for 16+

Venue: Wrexham Museum

Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

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


Wednesday 29th May

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


Crown Green Bowling Taster

Come and spend your afternoon trying your hand at bowling. Everyone welcome to come along and have a go.

Venue: Ponciau Banks

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: Free

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


Nature Treasure Trail and Badge Making

Come along for an enjoyable treasure trail and then make a badge. The event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: Alyn Waters

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


Thursday 30th May

Sheep Shearing and Woolly Wonders

Watch sheep shearing and spinning and try your hand at wool crafts. This is 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@wrexham.gov.uk


Tennis Coaching

The chance to brush up on your tennis skills and ;earn from a qualified coach. Meet at the courts. This is event is suitable for ages 6-14.

Venue: Bellevue Park

Time: 1:00pm – 3pm

Ticket Price: Free

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

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