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What’s On In Wrexham 30th July – 10th August

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Monday, Jul 30th, 2012.

Welcome to our What’s On Guide for 30th July – 10th August 2012

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Tuesday 31st July

Woodland Creature Masks. Do you like foxes, badgers, rabbits or hedgehogs? Come along and make your favourite animal as a creature mask. This event is suitable for all ages.
Venue: Nant Mill Visitor Centre
Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Contact Nant Mill on 019978 752772 or email countryparks@wrexham.gov.uk
Ticket Price: £2

Fun Family Orienteering Course at Bellevue Park, Wrexham. Meet at the Bandstand.
Time: 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Contact Bellevue Park on 01978 264150 or email countryparks@wrexham.gov.uk
Ticket Price: Free

Create your own amazing mixed media artwork with renowned environmental artist Tim Pugh.
Venue: Oriel Wrecsam
Time: 10am – 12noon
This is event is suitable for all ages (Note: children 7 and under are to be accompanied by an adult)
Contact Oriel Wrecsam on 01978 292 093 or email oriel.wrecsam@wrexham.gov.uk
Box Office: 01978 292 093 – advanced booking is required
Ticket Price: £5 per person

Wednesday 1st August

Wrexham’s annual Play Day celebrations take place today with fun events including dens, fires, water slides and water fights, messy painting, giant glupe and junk modeling.
Venue: Queens Square, Wrexham
Time: 12noon – 4pm
This is event is suitable for all
Contact Play Development Team on 01978 340740 or email play@wrexham.gov.uk
Ticket Price: Free

Messy Cave Painting. Primitive painting like the Flintstones!
Venue: Alyn Waters Visitor Centre
Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm
This is event is suitable for all ages.
Contact Alyn Waters on 01978 763140 or email countryparks@wrexham.gov.uk
Ticket Price: £2

Thursday 2nd August

How to research your market. This workshop provides an introduction to the marketing process and will introduce you to developing marketing strategies. You will gain an understanding in market research and why good market research can provide a solid foundation in developing your marketing strategy. This session will also provide guidance on what information you need to know about your customers, competitors, the size of the market and market trends. Free but booking essential. Funded by Welsh Government.
Venue: The Atrium, Redwither Tower, Wrexham Industrial Estate, Wrexham
Time: 5.30pm – 8.30pm
Contact Hilary Neil-Williams on 01978 667000 or email Hilary.Neil-Williams@wrexham.gov.uk
Ticket Price: Free

Friday 3rd August

CMND/CTRL ft Doppelganger and The Antidote
Venue: Central Station, Wrexham
Time: 9pm – 2am
Entry: Free
Age: 18+

Warsisters play at the Commercial pub in Wrexham.
Venue: The Commercial
Time: 8pm
Entry: Free
Age: No minors

Saturday 4th August

Garden Village Farmers Market: The market takes place every 1st Saturday of the month just opposite the Four Dogs Pub. Come and see some of the best local produce from around the area. Locally produced meat, cheese, pies, bread, veg, fudge, vegetarian food, gluten free products and many other artisan craft stalls. For further details visit http://www.facebook.com/garden.village.wrexham?sk=wall
Venue: St Margaret’s Church hall and grounds, Chester Road, Wrexham.
Time: 10am – 2pm

A new extra care scheme for over 55’s in Acrefair is holding an event on Saturday with stalls, bouncy castle, food and emergency services in attendance.
Time: 12-4pm
Venue: Plas Telford, Llangollen Road, Acrefair

Kids Fun Craft Workshop. Bring the kids to make fun crafts such as pottery painting & papercraft.
Venue: The Plassey Craft & Retail Centre
Time: 10.30am until 4.30pm
Contact Sarah Brookshaw on 01978 780277 or email enquiries@plassey.com
Box Office: 01978 780277
Ticket Price: Crafts start at £2 per craft or £3.50 for 2 crafts

Sunday 5th August

History Alive. An annual living history festival at Bersham Ironworks with 23rd Regiment of Foot re-enactors taking centre stage.
Venue: Bersham Ironworks
Time: 12 noon – 4pm
Box Office: 01978 318970
Ticket Price: Admission: Adults:£2, Concessions: £1.50, Children under 16: 50p.

Brymbo Male Choir will be performing at Holy Trinity Church, Mostyn Street, Llandudno on Sunday from 8pm as part of their Summer Sunday evening recitals.
Tickets can be bought fom the church in advance or on the door.

Tuesday 7th August

Big Duck Race Day. Lots of fun, games and activities and a chance to win £50.
Venue: Nant Mill Visitor Centre, Rhosberse Rd, Coedpoeth, Wrexham, LL11 3BT
Time: From 1.30pm
Contact Nant Mill on 01978 752772 or email countryparks@wrexham.gov.uk

Olympic/Paralympic Games Taster for Children
Plas Pentwyn and Wrexham Council’s Sports Development team are holding an Olympic & Paralympic taster morning for children on the 7th August between 9:30am-12:30pm on the Centre’s field. With the Olympics underway, this as a great opportunity for children to get a good taste of some of the sports that are being played this year. A variety of sports will be delivered during the morning including: Goalball, sitting volleyball, jumping & running events and more. All children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Drinks will be provided on the day and there are no admission costs.
Venue: Plas Pentwyn Enterprise Centre and Lifelong Learning Centre
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
This is event is suitable for 5-13
Contact Katy Owen and Jordan Whitby on 01978 722980 or email plaspentwyn@wrexham.gov.uk
Ticket Price: Free

US hardcore band Agnostic Front play Central Station on Tuesday evening.
Venue: Central Station, Wrexham
Time: 7pm – 11pm
Tickets: £12.50
Age: 14+

Wednesday 8th August

Recycle with Michael’s 10th Birthday Party
To celebrate Recycle with Michael’s 10th birthday year Recycling Officers are touring Wrexham to help you to recycle as much as you can! Officers will be on hand to answer any questions, give advice and provide recycling boxes, bags and caddies free of charge! We have lots of interesting recycled items for you to see and Michael may even come along to say hello!
Venue: C & S Stores, Chirk
Time: 11am – 1pm
Contact Laura Millington on 01978 729745 or email laura.millington@wrexham.gov.uk
Ticket Price: Free

Friday 10th August

Live Music in the Park at Bellevue Park bandstand
Time: 7-9pm
Contact Bellevue Park on 01978 264150 or email webmaster@wrexham.gov.uk
Ticket Price: Free

CMND/CTRL ft bands Mowbird and Furrow at Central Station
Venue: Central Station, Wrexham
Time: 9pm – 2am
Ticket price: Free
Age: 18+

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