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What’s On In Wrexham: May 31st – June 6th

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Friday, May 31st, 2013.

Friday 31st May

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 1st June

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


Jewellery And Bead Workshop

Alison Davies will be in the Plassey Craft Workshop providing a unique jewellery and bead workshop for visitors. This event is suitable for families.

Venue: Plassey Craft and Retail Centre

Time: 10:30am – 4:30pm

Ticket Price: Jewellery items start at £1.50

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


Environmental Clean Up Day

Environmental clean up day at the Trevor canal basin. Meet at the toilets on the car park at Trevor Basin.  Come along have some fun and make some friends while sprucing up your World Heritage Site. Refreshments will be provided.

Venue: Trevor Canal Basin

Time: 10:00am onwards

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Amanda Evans on 07878750376 or email amanda.evans@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+. Advanced booking is required.

Venue: Techniquest Glyndwr

Time: 11.00am – 1.00pm

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

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


Baby and Children’s Market Nearly New Sale

There will be free sports session for children from A-Star Sports, free Rhythm Time taster session, a free colouring table, a visit from a famous cartoon fireman, glitter tattoos, cupcakes, on site cafe, a select number of local businesses showcasing their unique children’s products and services as well as bargains galore from our nearly new sellers. There are a few stalls available but be quick. They are £12 each and this includes a table plus space at the side for larger items. Large venue so plenty of room for buggies. This is event is suitable for maternity to 8yrs.

Venue: The Enterprise Centre, Brymbo

Time: 10:00am – 12noon

Ticket Price: £1 adults on the door, children are free

Contact: Heather Marsh on 07946 513404 or email heather@babyandchildrensmarket.co.uk


Sunday 2nd June

Wrexham Race For Life

Cancer we’re coming to get you! Ladies. It’s time to show cancer who’s in charge at Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. There are over 200 types of cancers and we won’t give up until we find cures for them all. It’s fighting talk, but we mean every word we say. Cancer, we’re coming to get you. Run, walk, dance or sponsor at raceforlife.org. Join the 5K Wrexham Race For Life on 02/06/2013 at 11am. Admissions: Age 0-5: Free Age 5-16: £10 Age 16+: £14.99 Please note this event is for women and girls only and boys under the age of 12. However there are lots of ways for men to get involved including sponsoring and volunteering.  To register and for more information go to raceforlife.org or call 0845 600 6050

Venue: Alyn Water Country Park

Time: 11:00am

Ticket Price: £10/£14.99

Contact: Suzanne Carty on 0845 600 6050 or email suzanne.carty@cancer.org.uk. Or contact the Box Office on 0845 600 6050


Monday 3rd June

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 4th June

Commission On Devolution In Wales Public Meeting

The Commission on Devolution in Wales is currently reviewing the powers of the National Assembly for Wales.  It is holding a public event in Wrexham on 4 June.  Come along to find out more about the work of the Commission and to have your say.

Venue: Catrin Finch Centre, Glyndwr University

Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Ticket Price: n/a

Contact: Sara Parry on 029 2092 2864 or email commissiononwelshdevolution@walesoffice.gsi.gov.uk


Explore Enterprise

A short information session to describe the content of the 4 day Explore Enterprise course which leads to start up funding of up to £4K. This is event is suitable for 18 – 30 yrs. Advanced booking is required.

Venue: St Johns Training Centre

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Ticket Price: Free

Contact :Gemma Parsons on 02920 4310500 or email gemma.parsons@princes-trust.ork.uk. Or contact the Box Office: 02920 4310500


Plas Pentwyn’s 5th Birthday Party!

Plas Pentwyn  Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Centre are celebrating their 5th birthday. Come along and meet double Gold Olympic Medallist Tom James; as he will be returning to the Centre to see how it has developed since he opened it back in 2008. WCBC Sports Development will provide sporting fun out on the field for children, the library will host arts and crafts and our community garden will provide a variety of activities to try.  Fair rides and fun and games will keep all the family happy and the café have serve birthday treats.  Local Community groups are invited to have a free stall to fundraise, promote, and advertise their group; to book a stall or for more information please call Katy Owen or Jordan Whitby on 01978 722980.

Venue: Plas Pentwyn Enterprise & Lifelong Learning Centre, Coedpoeth

Time: 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Katy Owen on 01978 722980 or email katy.owen@wrexham.gov.uk


Wednesday 5th June

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 6th June

Tots Time

Tots Time at Bersham Heritage Centre. Have fun with your child and learn through stories, rhymes and songs. Make new friends! This session will be undertaken through the medium of English. Two children per one adult only please! Pre-boooking essential. This event is suitable for 0 – 3 years.

Venue: Bersham Heritage Centre

Time: 11:00am – 12noon

Ticket Price: £1 per child

Contact: Wrexham County Borough Museum on 01978 297460 or email museumeducation@wrexham.gov.uk. Or contact the Box Office on 01978 297460


The Church And The Arts

A Common Language a Common Endeavour? Rev Richard Sharples, Methodist Minister in Wrexham, believes that the Holy Spirit is stirring in Wrexham, beyond and in the Churches, through an emergence of the Arts. The evening will allow for a sharing of experience and the dreaming of dreams. Special Guest Speakers: Gavin Mart, Pioneer Minister and founder of the Engedi Arts Project in Colwyn Bay. Dave Gray, of The Foundry here in Wrexham, a focal point for creative energy.

Venue: Wrexham Methodist Church

Time: 7:30pm – 9:0pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Cytûn Wrecsam on or email info@missionwrexham.org.uk


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