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What’s On In Wrexham: July 12th – July 18th

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Friday, Jul 12th, 2013.

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Friday July 12th

Cunliffe Centre Fun Day

Pop along to the Cunliffe Centre ‘Fun Day’. There are lots to see and do including, food and refreshments. This event is suitable for all.

Venue: Cunliffe Centre

Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: David Bisson on 01978 298490 or email david.bisson@wrexham.gov.uk


Glyndwr University Business Network

Have you often feel that networking events seldom deliver the amount of sales opportunities and quality contacts you had hoped for? Do you invariably find yourself talking within a small pool of familiar individuals? Even worse, do you dread the events with a passion?! If the answer to any of the above is yes or ‘kind of yes’, then this is the ideal networking event to change all of that. It’ll be fun. It should be rewarding. Best of all, it’s completely free and we even throw in a spot of lunch! This event is restricted to 40 professionals from small businesses of 50 employees or less, so secure your place now.

Venue: The Catrin Finch Centre

Time: 12:00noon – 2:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contactethan.jones@glyndwr.ac.uk and Ticket Booking website http://www.glyndwr.ac.uk/en/Inbusiness/BusinessEvents/


Screening For Wales – Breast Test Open Day

Do you know any women aged 50 and over who are uncertain of breast screening?  Do you have any questions about breast screening and breast cancer awareness? If so, come for a guided tour around your local ‘Breast Test Wales’ NHS breast screening centre and have a chat to the friendly staff . To book a place or for more information please see the contact details below. Advanced booking is required.

Venue: Wrexham Breast Screening Centre

Time: 10:00am and 4:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: 01492 863541 or email anna.henwood@wales.nhs.uk


Underneath The Arches (Pont Fest)

Wrexham’s Pontcysyllte Aqueduct will be lit-up as part of a spectacular evening of music and entertainment on Friday 12th July. Entertainment from ‘The Big Beat’ and other local bands. Aqueduct illuminated after dark and Firework Finale. Bring a picnic a torch and a chair and enjoy the music, on-site catering available FREE parking at Trevor Basin (5 – 10 mins walk) Minibus 50p each way Advance tickets: Adults £4 / Concessions £2 / Family (2+4) £10 On the night: Adults £5 / Concessions £2.50 / Family £12 Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult Access may be difficult for some types of wheelchair.

Venue: Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Time: 7:00pm – 11:00pm

Ticket Price: Various

Contact: Claire Luckock on 01978 292537 or email Claire.Luckock@wrexham.gov.uk


Saturday July 13th

Garden Village 100 Year Celebrations

Grand parade. Come along dressed up in 1960’s clothes. There will be a fete on the Village Green, refreshments, stalls and children’s activities. A ‘Village Green Status Plaque’ will also be unveiled. Start from St Margaret’s at 1pm and school children will be picked up at Bethel at 1.10pm.

Venue: St. Margaret’s Church

Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm


Antiques And Collectors Fair

A monthly collectors fair selling a wide variety of antiques and collectibles, including glass, ceramics, militaria, pictures and prints, books, ephemera, jewellery, postcards etc.

Venue: Memorial Hall 

Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: £1.00 for adults, 70p for concessions, accompanied children are free.

Contact: Martin Heath on 01492 547868 or email wrexhamfair@aol.com


Walk Or Run A Mile For Autism

Along with the Walk or Run a Mile for Autism, we have a bouncy castle, over 20 stalls, face painting, police and fire brigade in attendance. Launch of Autism Wishes with the Mayor and Mayoress of Wrexham. facebook.com/events/558262610884732/

Venue: St. Christopher’s School

Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Ticket Price: £5 Adults / £2.50 Children / £10 Family Ticket

Contact: Jo Perera on 07769 210919 or email joperera@hotmail.co.uk


Sunderland Millfield Salvation Army Band

This event is part of the 90th Corps Anniversary Celebrations visit of Sunderland Millfield Salvation Army Band.

VenueSt Tydfils Church, Coedpoeth

Time: 7:00pm

Ticket Price: £4 advance booking and £5 on door

Contact: Envoy Gay Tonks on 01978 722677 or email gay.tonks@salvationarmy.org.uk


Archery in the Tea Garden

Paul Jones from The Archery Experience will  at The Plassey offering you advice and tuition in the art of archery. Come along and join in what is sure to be a fun-filled afternoon.

Venue: Plassey Craft and Retail Centre

Time: 11.00am until 4.00pm

Ticket Price: Archery £2 including tuition

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


Sunday July 14th

Herb Walk

Remedies past to remedies present – join medical herbalist Natalie Morris as she shows you around Chirk Castle’s kitchen and formal gardens, explaining the uses of many of the plants that grow there. Walk is free though normal admission to gardens still applies. Limited numbers. This event is suitable for ages 12 and over.

Venue: Chirk Castle

Time: 2:00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Joanne Thompson on 01691 777701 or email chirkcastle@nationaltrust.org.uk


Family Friends Eager Explorers

Come and take part in an exciting treasure trail around the park. Games, Refreshments & Activities for all the family and every child gets a treat. There will be Face Painting, Model Ballooning, Games, Activities, Cakes, Refreshments. A fun day out for all the family.
There’s also free entry into Barn.

Venue: Ty Mawr Country Park

Time: 2.00pm – 4.30pm

Ticket Price: £1 per family

Contact: Mary Roblin on 01978 366115 or email webmaster@wrexham.gov.uk


Sunderland Millfield Salvation Army Band

As part of 90th Corps Anniversary Celebrations visit of Sunderland Millfield Salvation Army Band. This worship will be led by the band at 11am and 4pm.

Venue: Salvation Army, Queen’s Place Car Park, Coedpoeth

Time: 11:00am and 4:00pm

Ticket Price: £4 advance booking £5 on door

Contact: Envoy Gay Tonks on 01978 722677 or email gay.tonks@salvationarmy.org.uk


Monday July 15th

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 6-11 years

Venue: Morgan Llwyd Sport Centre (Winter)

Time: 5:15pm

Contact: Multi-Skills Dragon Sport on 01978 355826 or email Queensway.Stadium@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: £2.40 (discount with PURE Card)


Wrexham Community Choir

Come and sing your heart out with Wrexham Community Choir. Everyone welcome – from seasoned singers to terrified beginners.
No musical experience is required as all songs are learnt by ear. Led by professional Musical Director Carol Donaldson, the Choir has a repertoire of songs in various languages and from a wide variety of genres. The Choir has been described as the “heart of the community” and has performed at many events and festivals including the Llangollen Fringe, Wrexham Olympic celebrations, Focus Wales, Women’s Festival of Music and Arts and other community events in Wrexham. The Choir meets every Tuesday (except in August) between 7.30 and 9.30pm in either the Wrexham Methodist Church or Lager Club.

For more information please contact atsixtyseven on 01978 290680.

Venue: Wrexham Methodist Church / Lager Club

Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Ticket Price: £3/£2 concessions

Contact: Wendy Paintsil on 01978 290680 or email info@67communications.co.uk


Wrexham ‘Sing With Us’ Choir

Have you been affected by cancer? Join our Wrexham ‘Sing with Us’ choir every Monday. Tenovus provide support, treatment and advice to cancer patients and their families, whenever and wherever it’s needed most. Our Choirs are fun, uplifting and friendly, and for anyone who’s been affected by cancer. You don’t have to read music, or be a great singer; every voice counts. This event is suitable for ages 18 and over.

Venue: Gresford Memorial Hall, Gresford

Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Izzy Rodrigues on 0808 808 1010 or email singwithus@tenovus.org.uk


Tuesday July 16th

The Meat Club

How much do you know about where your food comes from? This evening is based on pork and where it comes from. There will be a presentation from the Farmer, an Interactive Butchery demo, a chat with two artisan Breweries and sampling of their beers and at least 7 Tapas style dishes based on Pork which will be served during the course of the evening. Advanced booking is required.

Venue: The Plassey

Time: 7:00pm

Ticket Price: £20

Contact: Ian Rowley on 01978 356835 or email info@frenchflavour.co.uk Or contact the Box Office on 01978 356835


Wednesday July 17th

Guided Orchid Walk

Come and enjoy a summer walk with this guided orchid walk. For anyone interested then meet at the car park at the opening to Alyn Waters.

Venue: Alyn Waters Country Park (Llay Side)

Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Ticket Price: Free

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


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


Thursday July 18th

Community Clean Up

Meet at the Bowling Pavillion and help clean up your local community. This event is suitable for ages 16 and over.

Venue: Acton Park

Time: 10.00am – 12noon

Ticket Price: Free

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


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