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What’s On In Wrexham: August 22nd – August 29th

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Thursday 22nd August

 

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

 

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

 

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

Friday 23rd August

 

Qualified Tennis Coaching

Brush up on your tennis skills, or even learn some new skills. Meet at the courts. This event is suitable for ages 6+

Venue: Acton Park

Time: 1.00pm – 3.00pm

Ticket Price: Free

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

 

It’s Clay Play Day

An afternoon play day with clay. This is event is suitable for all ages. 

Venue: Ponciau Banks

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: £2.00

Contact: Ponciau Banks on 01978 844028 or email countryparks@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

 

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

 

Free Family Fun Swim

Children aged 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Charges apply for adults.

Venue: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Ticket Price: Free for children. Charges apply for adults

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

 

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

 

Saturday 24th August

 

Wrexfest

Organised by the ‘Change Wrexham For Our Future’ facebook page, this event is going to be a funpack day showcasing local business and talent from across Wrexham. The day will include performances from dancers and musicians, stalls from local businesses and plenty of hands on events for everyone to get involved in including face painting, bouncy castles!,giant garden games and much, much more!!

Venue: Llwyn Isaf and Queen’s Square

Time: 11:00am – 9:00 pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Beth Bennett on 01978 290563 or email bethster1@live.co.uk

 

Sand Creations Workshop

Country Chic will be at the Visitors Centre providing a unique & fun Sand Creations Workshop for visitors to The Plassey.

Venue: Plassey Craft and Retail Centre

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Ticket Price: n/a

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

 

Archery in the Tea Garden

Paul Jones from The Archery Experience will be here The Plassey offering advice and tuition in the art of archery. Come along and join in the fun and learn some new skills.

Venue: Plassey Craft and Retail Centre

Time: 11.00am – 4.00pm

Ticket Price: Archery £2 including tuition

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

 

Sunday 25th August

 

Free Junior Gym

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

Venue: Plas Madoc Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: Sun 11:00-1:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

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

 

Fun Day in the Tea Garden

Pop on down to The Plassey for Fun In The Tea Garden. Bungee Trampolines, Climbing Wall, Face Painting & Much More!

Venue: Plassey Craft and Retail Centre

Time: 11.00am – 4.00pm

Ticket Price: n/a

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

 

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 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 26th August

 

Family Fun Day

Family Fun Day by Home-Start County Borough of Wrexham. The event is to raise money and raise awareness of Home-Start. The event is for all families in Wrexham and surrounding areas. There will be activities for children as well as stalls and refreshments.

Venue: Bellevue Park

Time: 11.00am to 3.00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Mason, Home-Start County Borough of Wrexham on 01978 366660 or email sharon-hscbw@talktalkbusiness.net

 

Tuesday 27th August

 

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

 

Professional BMX Coaching

Professional coaching for beginners from 10.30am – 12.30pm. Coaching for non-beginners from 1pm – 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 Animal Pencil Toppers

The chance to make your very own animal pencil topper.

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 28th August

 

Crown Green Bowling

Come along and have a try at this sport. This event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: Ponciau Banks

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: Free

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

 

Make Wooden Bows and Arrows

Pop down and try your hand at making a wooden bow and arrow.

Venue: Alyn Waters Country Park

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: £2.00

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

 

Guided Tours 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

 

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

 

Free ‘Fitswim’ Swimming Clinic

You must be able to swim 50m competently to take part. 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 29th August

 

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

 

Old Macdonald Day

Pop along and see the animals up close, make a badge and experience a ride in the tractor trailer.

Venue: Ty Mawr Country Park

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: £3.00

Contact: Ty Mawr on 01978 822780 or email countryparks@wrexham.gov.uk

 

 

Fun Tree Trail

Come and join the fun Tree Trail around Acton Park. Meet at the Herbert Jennings side of the park close to the children’s playgrounds.

Venue: Acton Park

Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

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

 

 

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