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Posted: Mon 11th Jul 2011 Going Out Guide (July 11-17)

This article is old - Published: Monday, Jul 11th, 2011 Going Out Guide (July 11-17)

Welcome to the first of’s weekly Going Out Guides, which will go live on the site every Monday to give you a run down of the week’s gigs, concerts, comedy, theatre, sports and other events.

Monday 11th July
Tonight sees the Bill Basey Big Band perform big band music from the 1930s to 1960s, in the style of Glen Miller, Count Basie, Benny Goodman at the The Club House (ex BICC), Oak Road, Wrexham Industrial Estate. The show starts at 8.30pm and tickets can be purchased on the door for £3.

Tuesday 12th July
On Tuesday author and illustrator Jan Lancelotte Heard will be attending a signing session of her book ‘The Magic Garden’ Poems of Hope’ at the Fat Cat Cafe Bar in town. This is a free event which starts at 6.30pm.

Wednesday 13 July
Bluegrass and rock band Hayseed Dixie will be performing at Central Station on Town Hill this Wednesday night. They perform a mixture of rock covers by the likes of ACDC and original compositions. Tickets can be bought for £15 in advance and doors open at 7pm.

Meanwhile Glyndwr University is hosting an all day conference titled “The Use of Biopolymers in the Health Sector” at the Catrin Finch Centre with a number of industry guest speakers. The event is free and starts at 9.30am. To register your interest or reserve a place contact Anna Davies

Wrexham FC take on Huddersfield Town at the Racecourse in the first of their pre-season fixtures, new signings Chris Westwood (defender), Jake Speight (striker) and Danny Wright (striker) could feature. Kick off is 7.45pm. Ticket prices are as follows: £10.00 – Adults £5.00 – Seniors & Young Persons £2.00 – U16s. Only the Mold Road Stand will be open for this fixture.

Thursday 14 July
Theatr Stiwt in Rhosllanerchrugog will be holding a Chamber Orchestral Concert featuring Sinfonia Cymru. Tickets cost £7.00 concessions £10.00 aduts and the concert starts at 7.30pm.

Babe Shadow are also performing at Central Station the same evening, their music is described as ” a guitar-twanging kind of pop music”. Tickets cost £2 and doors open at 8pm.

During the day Glyndwr University are hosting An Academic Day of Science from 10am at the Catrin Finch Centre where the work of university researchers will be discussed. The event starts at 10am and entry is free. Pre-registration is advised as places are limited. To book email or call 01978 293466.

Friday 15 July
A Beats, Dubstep & Drum and Bass night for 16+ called Hysteria will start at Central Station this Friday night with performances from Bar 9 & Cookie Monsta. The night starts at 8pm and tickets costs £10 advance.

Saturday 16 July
Lions Ruabon are having a fun day at Ruabon Community Centre Field which will feature classic cars, dog show, games, wild birds, puppet shows and more. Entry is free and the event starts at 12.30pm.

Sunday 17 July
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