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What’s On In Wrexham: August 16th – August 22nd

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Thursday, Aug 15th, 2013.

Friday August 16th

 

Free Design A Tile With Style

This drop in activity will get the creative juices flowing and give you the chance to design your own tile. Inspired by the designs of JC Edwards, Acrefair, design and paint your own tile. This event is suitable for under 16′s.

Venue: Bersham Heritage Centre

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: 01978 318970 or email bershamheritage@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Rookie Lifeguard Summer Camp

You must be Wave 6+ to take part. This is event is suitable for Under 16′s

Venue: Chirk Leisure Activity Centre

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Chirk Leisure Activity Centre on 01691 778666 or email chirk.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free Seadoos

Motorised fun in the pool and the perfect chance to race your friends. This event is suitable for under 16′s.

Venue: Waterworld

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with a Pure Card

Contact: Waterworld Leisure Activity Centre on 01978 297300 or email waterworld@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Junior Gym

Does what it says on the tin. This event is suitable for under 16′s.

Venue: Chirk Leisure Activity Centre

Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Ticket Price: £3.10 with Pure Card

Contact: Chirk Leisure Activity Centre on 01691 778666 or email chirk.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Saturday August 17th

 

The Shotgun and Chelsea Bun Club

This ladies only event involves an introduction to clay shooting along with a cake club. The club are trying to keep the Olympic legacy alive and challenge perceptions on clay shooting just being for the wealthy and just for men.  The club want as many women involved in the sport as possible.

Venue: Fauxdegla Shooting Ground

Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Contact: Victoria Knowles-Lacks on 07742793977

 

Inflatable Fun

Test your balance and skill on this fun inflatable obstacle run. This event is suitable for under 16′s.

Venue: Waterworld

Time: 3.40pm – 4.30pm

Ticket Price: Free with a Pure Card

Contact: Waterworld Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 297300 or email waterworld@wrexham.gov.uk

 

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

 

One Day Digital Photography Course for Beginners

Enjoy a day in the idyllic surroundings of Chirk Castle while learning to use the settings on your Bridge or Slr camera to bring home better photos of your day and improve your photos in the future. There will be some theory inside then as much time as possible outside putting what you have learned into practice.

Venue: Chirk Castle

Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Ticket Price: £80

Contact: No Fear Photography on 07876194438 or email joe211jo@yahoo.co.uk

 

Free Tennis at BelleVue Park

Come along and play some free tennis for all the family at Bellevue Park. Activities include Family Play, Adult Coaching, Cardio Tennis, LTA Mini Tennis, Short Tennis and Tennis Xpress all for free. Everyone who attends this event will be provided with an opportunity to continue playing tennis, including an offer redeemable at a local place to play. This event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: BelleVue Park

Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Pam Griffiths on 01978 352710 or email pam.griffiths@tenniswales.org.uk

Ticket Booking Websitehttp://www.allplaytennis.com/TennisWeekend/Wales/BellevuePark (external link)

 

Sunday August 18th
Poker Fun Day

This event is held in aid of Autism Wishes and Epilepsy sucks. Pop on down and have a great time and raise money for some excellent charities.

Venue: Brymbo Cricket Club

Time: 1:oopm –  7:00pm

 

History Alive

Wrexham’s annual living history festival is back again with two re-enactment groups, veteran and vintage cars, motorbikes and machinery of yesteryear. Relive the Civil War between King and Parliament. This event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: Bersham Heritage Centre

Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Ticket Price: £3 adults, £2 concessions, 50p under 18s

Contact: Bersham Heritage Centre on 01978 318970 or email bershamheritage@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Summer Fair

Pop along and enjoy summer at Brymbo Enterprise Centre. Peppa and George Pig Brymbo Community Market Crazy Golf Bouncy Castle A-Star Sports Reptile Roadshow Wii Competition Sports Challenge Giant Board Games Candy Floss Wooden Sandpit Prizes Tombola.

Venue: Brymbo Enterprise Centre

Time: 11.00am – 3.00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Lesley Kenton on 01978 898070 or email centrereception@btrt.co.uk

 

Free Junior Gym

The chance to work out in the gym. This is event is suitable for Under 16′s.

Venue: Gwyn Evans Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 1:00pm -2:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

Contact: Gwyn Evans Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 269540 or email gwynevans.sportscentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free Junior Gym

The chance to work out in the gym. This is event is suitable for ages 12 – 16.

Venue: Plas Madoc

Time: 11:00pm – 1:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

Contact: Gwyn Evans Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 269540 or email gwynevans.sportscentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free Water Polo

Looking for a fun way to spend your afternoon? Then pop along for a game of water polo. This event is suitable for under 16′s/

Venue: Chirk Leisure Centre

Time: 3:00 – 3.45pm

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

Contact: Chirk Leisure & Activity Centre on 01691 778666 or email chirk.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Monday August 19th

 

Dragon Sport Multi Skills

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 event is suitable for ages 8 – 11.

Venue: Morgan Llwyd Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 5.15pm – 6:00pm

Ticket Price: £2.00

Contact: Queensway Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 355826 or email queensway.stadium@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free Junior Aqua Aerobics

Exercise in the water to funky music Mondays excluding bank holidays.

Venue: Waterworld

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with a Pure Card

Contact: Waterworld Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 297300 or email waterworld@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free Inflatable Fun

This weekly event is guaranteed to be a fun-filled morning. This is event is suitable for Under 16′s.

Venue: Chirk Leisure Centre

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

Contact: Chirk Leisure & Activity Centre on 01691 778666 or email chirk.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free Parent & Toddlers

This is event is suitable for Under 16′s

Venue: Chirk Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 10.15am – 10.45am

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

Contact: Chirk Leisure & Activity Centre on 01691 778666 or email chirk.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Tuesday August 20th

 

Seadoos & Snorkelling

Have fun in the pool and have the chance to try out some snorkelling. This is event is suitable for ages 8-15

Venue: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 5.15pm – 6:00pm

Ticket Price: £2.75 or £2.30 with Pure Card

Contact: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 821600 or email plasmadoc.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free Synchronised Swimming

Move gracefully in the water to the beat of the music. This event is suitable for under 16′s.

Venue: Waterworld

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with a Pure Card

Contact: Waterworld Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 297300 or email waterworld@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Skip Day

Plas Madoc estate office will be  providing skips today. Skips will be located at the back of Lawton House Flats, Wats Dyke and North Avenue. Take the opportunity to clear out all your unwanted items for the Summer. Contact the Estate Office for further information.

Venue: Wats Dyke/Lawton House Flats/North Avenue

Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Mark Parry on 01978 813000 or email mark.parry@wrexham.gov.uk

 

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

 

Make Mini Scarecrows for your Flowerpots

The chance to make your very own little scarecrow to protect and decorate your flowerpots. This event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: Nant Mill Visitor Centre

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: £2.00

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

 

Wednesday August 21st

 

Summer Trail and Woodland Crafts

Take part in the exciting summer trail and woodland crafts sessions.

Venue: Alyn Waters Country Park

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: £2.00

Contact: Alyn Waters on 01978 763140 or email countryparks@wreham.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

 

CV Workshop

CV Workshops running 10am-1pm and then 6-9pm (max. of 10 people per group) with 1-2-1 sessions that can be booked between 2-5pm. Running every Wednesday from 3rd July. These workshops are fun, thought-provoking and provide practical steps to help you write an engaging CV, covering letter and find out about job opportunities.

The workshops are small, friendly and safe environments to help you gain confidence to get the job you want.

Venue: The Foundry

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm and 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Ticket Price: £25 per person (group) or £35 per person (1-2-1)

Contact: Hayley Hand on 07921318778 or email hahtrainingsolutions@gmail.com

Box Office: 07921318778 – advanced booking is required

 

Free Water Polo

Come and join the qualified coaches and learn new skills and tactics. This event is suitable for under 16′s.

Venue: Waterworld

Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with a Pure Card

Contact: Waterworld Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 297300 or email waterworld@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Junior Aquathlon (Swim & Run)

Distance varies according to age group. This event is suitable for ages 8 – 16.

Venue: Chirk Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 11.45am – 3:00pm

Ticket Price: £2 with Pure Card, £2.40 without

Contact: Wrexham Council Sports Development Team on 01978 292088 or email sportsdevelopment@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free ‘Fitswim’ Swimming Clinic

Must be able to swim 50m competently to take part in the clinic. This event is suitable for ages 8+

Venue: Chirk Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

Contact: Chirk Leisure & Activity Centre on 01691 778666 or email chirk.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free Adult and Child Swimming Sessions

The chance to spend some quality time together and spend some time developing your swimming skills. This is event is suitable for 6months – 4 years. Advanced booking is required.

Venue: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 10:00am – 10.45am

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

Contact: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 821600 or email plasmadoc.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Thursday August 22nd

 

Roller Disco

Grab some roller skates and have take part in this fun roller disco. This event is suitable for under 16′s.

Venue: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 1:00 – 2.30pm

Ticket Price: £2 or £1.75 with a Pure Card plus 75p skate hire

Contact: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 821600 or email plasmadoc.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Free Snorkelling

Learn to swim with masks and snorkels. This event is suitable for under 16′s.

Venue: Waterworld

Time 1:00 – 2:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with a Pure Card

Contact: Waterworld Leisure & Activity Centre on 01978 297300 or email waterworld@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Acton Park Fun Day

Come and join the fun at the Acton Park Fun Day. There are stalls, wildlife exhibition (birds of prey), activities for children and police cars/fire engines for the little ones to see. Fun for all the family.

Venue: Acton Park

Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Richard Aram on 01978 763142 or email richard.aram@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Make Colourful Butterfly Masks

The chance to make your very own butterfly mask. Meet outside the Rangers office by the tennis courts

Venue: Bellevue Park

Time: 1.00pm – 3.00pm

Ticket Price: £2.00

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

 

Make Lavender Bags To Sweeten Your Home

Brighten and sweeten up your home by making your own lavender bags. This 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

 

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