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What’s On In Wrexham: July 19th – July 25th

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Thursday, Jul 18th, 2013.

Friday 19th July

Live Music on the Bandstand

The free events organised by Wrexham County Borough Council, Parks and Countryside Service in partnership with the Friends of Bellevue Park, are now into their 11th year. In total there are five Friday evening concerts, all starting at 7pm, featuring a range of acts, ranging from Jazz to Rock. Tonight Mudslide will be performing in the bandstand.

Venue: Bellevue Park

Time: 7.00pm-9.00pm

Ticket Price: Free

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


Evening Recital by Luke Jones at St. Giles’ Church

Classical piano recital by Wrexham’s own Luke Jones. Come along and see him perform music from Beethoven and Brahms.

Venue: St Giles’ Church

Time: 7.00pm

Ticket Price: £7, concessions £5

Contact: Sharon Jones on or email lukejones@operamail.com

 

 

Saturday 20th July

Ruabon Fete

Join in the fun and games and enjoy the fun fair, dog show, birds of prey and music.

Venue: St Mary’s Field

 

Open Afternoon at Holt Castle

A free tour of the site, which will give you the chance to view some of the castle’s finds and see what they have been up to. Please wear sensible shoes. Open access site. This event is suitable for all ages.

Venue: Holt Castle

Time: 1pm – 3pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk


Sausage and Beer Festival

This event will feature over 15 various Real Ales and over 50 varieties of sausages. The tickets include entertainment for children, live music and entertainment and access to the sausage bistro.

Venue: Stiwt Theatre

Time: 12 noon ’til 10pm

Ticket Price: Adults £4 Child £3 Family £12

Contact: Stiwt Theatre on 01978 841300 or email stiwt.com. Alternatively contact the Box Office on 01978 841300 – advanced booking is required

 

Saturday Art Mash-up and Saturday Studio Sessions

Join artist Jo Marsh for a fun afternoon of arts and crafts in this mini art school. There are classes throughout the afternoon suitable for 7 – 12 year olds and for ages 13+.

Venue: Oriel Wrecsam

Time: 1:00pm – 3:30pm

Ticket Price: £5 per session

 

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

 

Tenovus Charity Dinner Dance

This is sure to be a night to remember, kicking off at 7pm for a drinks reception followed by a lovely three course meal and dancing for the rest of the evening. Come along to this special event to celebrate Tenovus’ 70th Birthday!
All proceeds raised will go towards helping expand cancer services in North Wales. Tenovus aims to help prevent, treat and find a cure for cancer. In doing that they offer support, advice and treatment for cancer patients, information on cancer prevention and funding for research to improve the outcomes for people with cancer and they do this where it is needed most – right at the heart of the communities in Wales.

Venue: Bryn Howel Hotel, Llangollen

Time: 7.00pm

Ticket Price: £50

Contact: Molly Whelan on 07800790353 or email molly.whelan@tenovus.org.uk. Or alternatively contact the Box Office on 01978 860331 – advanced booking is required

 

Sunday 22nd July

Free Water Polo

Pop along and spend some time on your Sunday afternoon enjoying a free 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 23rd July

Free Inflatable Fun

Kick start your summer holidays with some inflatable fun. This event is suitable for under 16’s.

Venue: Chirk Leisure Centre

Time: 11:00am-12noon

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

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

 

Free Parent and Toddlers

Mon 10.15-10.45am excluding bank holidays £3.50 without a Pure Card. This event is suitable for under 16’s.

Venue: Chirk Leisure & Activity Centre

Time: Mon 10.15-10.45am

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

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

 

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

 

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)

 

Free Junior Aqua Aerobics

Exercise in the water to funky music Mondays excluding bank holidays. This event is suitable for under 16’s.

VenueWaterworld

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

 

Tuesday 23rd July

Paint Summer Sun-Catchers

This fun afternoon will give you the chance to paint your own summer sun-catcher. Sessions will run between 1.30pm – 3.30pm

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

 

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

 

Free Synchronised Swimming

Move gracefully in the water to the beat of the music and learn or brush up on your synchronised swimming technique. This event is suitable for under 16s.

Venue: Waterworld

Time: 12noon – 1:00pm

Ticket Price: Free with a Pure Card

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

 

Seadoos & Snorkeling

Have fun in the pool and do some snorkeling. This 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

 

Wednesday 24th July

Free Adult and Child Swimming Sessions

The chance to teach your child how to swim. Suitable for ages 6 months – 4 years. Booking is essential.

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

 

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 ‘Fitswim’ Swimming Clinic

To take part you must be able to swim 50m competently. Suitable for ages 8 and over.

Venue: Chirk Leisure & Activity Centre

Time 11:00am-12noon

Ticket Price: Free with Pure Card

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

 

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

 

Clay Play

The chance to enjoy the sunshine and take part in play with clay day. This event is suitable for all ages.

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

 

A Taste of Wales Community Fun Day

A community funday offering activities for the whole family, including food tasting, story telling, craft and Zumba taster sessions. Guests will include Rugby legend Rupert Moon and Sali Mali.

Venue: Queensway Stadium

Time: 12.00 noon – 4.00pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: James Duckers on 01978 356351 or email webmaster@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Thursday 25th July

Community Fun Day

Come along for what is sure to be a fun filled day. There is free entry and the Car park costs just £1.00

Venue: Ty Mawr Country Park

Time: From 1.30pm

Ticket Price: Car Park £1.00

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

 

Crown Green Bowls Taster

Meet at the bowling pavilion and take part in a bowls taster session.

Venue: Bellevue Park

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Ticket Price: Free

Contact: Bellevue Park on 01978 264150 or email countryparks@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

 

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

 

 

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