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Heritage Events & Exhibitions

Exhibitions, Children’s workshops, guided walks, gallery activities, talks… there’s always something on at one of our sites.

Booking is advised for all children’s events. Tel: 01978 297 460 to guarantee a place.

Events

Please Note, some events may be postponed or cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. You are advised to check with the event organiser beforehand.

Efforts and Ideals: Prints and Propaganda during the First World War

Efforts and Ideals: Prints and Propaganda during the First World War showcases The Great War: Britain’s Efforts and Ideals, a portfolio of original lithographs commissioned by the Ministry of Information in 1917 to bolster public support for the war effort. Originally shown at the National Museum Cardiff in 2014, the exhibition at Wrexham Museum also includes artefacts and archives from the reserve collection of the Royal Welch Fusiliers Regimental Museum that complement the themes explored by the artists.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives
Dates: 19/06/2017 to 24/06/2017
Time: Mon - Fri 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sat 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This is event is suitable for Adults and children

Contact Wrexham Museum on 01978 297 460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: FREE

Date event submitted: 09 June 2017

Efforts and Ideals: Prints and Propaganda during the First World War

Efforts and Ideals: Prints and Propaganda during the First World War showcases The Great War: Britain’s Efforts and Ideals, a portfolio of original lithographs commissioned by the Ministry of Information in 1917 to bolster public support for the war effort. Originally shown at the National Museum Cardiff in 2014, the exhibition at Wrexham Museum also includes artefacts and archives from the reserve collection of the Royal Welch Fusiliers Regimental Museum that complement the themes explored by the artists.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives
Dates: 26/06/2017 to 01/07/2017
Time: Mon- Fri 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This is event is suitable for Adults and children

Contact Wrexham Museum on 01978 297 460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: FREE

Date event submitted: 09 June 2017

THE LOST SONS OF PENYCAE - launch and book signing

Launch and book signing of this long awaited publication which gives a fascinating insight into the war time history and stories of the brave men from this local village in Wrexham Includes light refreshments

Venue: WREXHAM MUSEUM
Date: 27/06/2017
Time: 6pm - approx 8pm

This is event is suitable for adults only

Contact WREXHAM MUSEUM on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297460 - advanced booking is required

Ticket Price: £5

Date event submitted: 06 June 2017

Wrexham History Fair

Wrexham Heritage Forum presents: One jam-packed day of history. Featuring exhibitions & activities by local heritage groups, heroic living history re-enactments, stimulating talks and tours, musical interludes, plus activities especially for the little ones. For full programme details see www.wrexhamstory.co.uk Facebook: Wrexham Heritage Forum

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives
Date: 01/07/2017
Time: 11am - 4pm

This is event is suitable for All

Contact Wrexham Heritage Forum on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297460

Ticket Price: FREE

Date event submitted: 23 May 2017

Efforts and Ideals: Prints and Propaganda during the First World War

Efforts and Ideals: Prints and Propaganda during the First World War showcases The Great War: Britain’s Efforts and Ideals, a portfolio of original lithographs commissioned by the Ministry of Information in 1917 to bolster public support for the war effort. Originally shown at the National Museum Cardiff in 2014, the exhibition at Wrexham Museum also includes artefacts and archives from the reserve collection of the Royal Welch Fusiliers Regimental Museum that complement the themes explored by the artists.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives
Dates: 03/07/2017 to 08/07/2017
Time: Mon- Fri 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This is event is suitable for Adults and children

Contact Wrexham Museum on 01978 297 460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: FREE

Date event submitted: 09 June 2017

Bersham Ironworks Guided Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of Bersham Ironworks and learn about ‘Iron Mad’ Jack. Meet at Bersham Heritage Centre car park where you will be met by our volunteer guide. There will be a short walk to the Ironworks site. Please note, there are no toilet facilities available at either Bersham Heritage Centre or Bersham Ironworks. We recommend wearing sturdy footwear. Free – donations welcomed. No need to book, just turn up.

Venue: Bersham Ironworks.
Date: 06/07/2017
Time: 10.30am – 11.30am

This is event is suitable for Adults

Contact Wrexham Museums. on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297460

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 24 April 2017

Super Stitchers - Quilters Session No.2

Quilters Session for Adults: Making useful three-dimensional items such as a needle case £15 per person (includes £5 materials charge & refreshments) Limited spaces available. Pre-payment required (cash only) to secure booking Led by: Val Shields Come along to 1 session or all 4! All sessions include an introduction to patchwork quilting via a talk, demonstration and workshop.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives
Date: 20/07/2017
Time: 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

This is event is suitable for 16+

Contact Wrexham Museum on 01978 297 460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297 460 - advanced booking is required

Ticket Price: £15

Date event submitted: 17 May 2017

Messy Museum

Painting, sticking and general messy fun for 0-3 year ! This week’s craft theme: Door hangers. Drop-in event. £1 per child.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives
Date: 24/07/2017
Time: 10.30am - 12pm

This is event is suitable for 0-3

Contact Wrexham Museums on 01978 297460 or email museum&wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297460

Ticket Price: £1

Date event submitted: 18 April 2017

Make and Take

Make a craft with a historical twist at Wrexham Museum. This week’s craft theme: Brymbo Man’s beaker. Suitable for families with children. Drop-in event. £1 per child.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives
Date: 25/07/2017
Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm.

This is event is suitable for Families with children.

Contact Wrexham Museums on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297460

Ticket Price: £1.

Date event submitted: 18 April 2017

Messy Museum

Painting, sticking and general messy fun for 0-3 year ! This week’s craft theme: Mini paper shields. Drop-in event. £1 per child.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives
Date: 31/07/2017
Time: 10.30am - 12pm

This is event is suitable for 0-3

Contact Wrexham Museums on 01978 297460 or email museum&wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297460

Ticket Price: £1

Date event submitted: 18 April 2017

Make & Take

Make a craft with a historical twist at Wrexham Museum. This week’s craft theme: Museum selfies. Suitable for families with children. Drop-in event. £1 per child.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives.
Date: 01/08/2017
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm.

This is event is suitable for Families with children.

Contact Wrexham Museum on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297460

Ticket Price: £1

Date event submitted: 18 April 2017

Messy Museums.

Painting, sticking and general messy fun for 0-3 year ! This week’s craft theme: Self portraits. Drop-in event. £1 per child.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives.
Date: 07/08/2017
Time: 10.30am-12pm

This is event is suitable for 0-3

Contact Wrexham Museums on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297460

Ticket Price: £1.

Date event submitted: 18 April 2017

Make & Take

Make a craft with a historical twist at Wrexham Museum. This week’s craft theme: Roman coin. Suitable for families with children. Drop-in event. £1 per child.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives.
Date: 08/08/2017
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm.

This is event is suitable for Families with children.

Contact Wrexham Museum on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297460

Ticket Price: £1

Date event submitted: 18 April 2017

Bersham Ironworks Guided Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of Bersham Ironworks and learn about ‘Iron Mad’ Jack. Meet at Bersham Heritage Centre car park where you will be met by our volunteer guide. There will be a short walk to the Ironworks site. Please note, there are no toilet facilities available at either Bersham Heritage Centre or Bersham Ironworks. We recommend wearing sturdy footwear. Free – donations welcomed. No need to book, just turn up.

Venue: Bersham Ironworks.
Date: 10/08/2017
Time: 2pm – 3pm

This is event is suitable for Adults

Contact Wrexham Museums. on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297460

Ticket Price: FREE

Date event submitted: 24 April 2017

Messy Museums.

Painting, sticking and general messy fun for 0-3 year ! This week’s craft theme: Acton dog mobile. Drop-in event. £1 per child.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives.
Date: 14/08/2017
Time: 10.30am-12pm

This is event is suitable for 0-3

Contact Wrexham Museums on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297460

Ticket Price: £1.

Date event submitted: 18 April 2017

Make & Take

Make a craft with a historical twist at Wrexham Museum. This week’s craft theme: Thaumatropes. Suitable for families with children. Drop-in event. £1 per child.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives .
Date: 15/08/2017
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm

This is event is suitable for Families with children.

Contact Wrexham Museum. on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297460

Ticket Price: £1.

Date event submitted: 18 April 2017

Messy Museums

Painting, sticking and general messy fun for 0-3 year ! This week’s craft theme: Peg superheroes. Drop-in event. £1 per child.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives
Date: 21/08/2017
Time: 10.30am-12pm.

This is event is suitable for 0-3.

Contact Wrexham Museums on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297460

Ticket Price: £1.

Date event submitted: 18 April 2017

Make & Take

Make a craft with a historical twist at Wrexham Museum. This week’s craft theme: Peg superheroes. Suitable for families with children. Drop-in event. £1 per child.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives .
Date: 22/08/2017
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm

This is event is suitable for Families with children.

Contact Wrexham Museum. on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297460

Ticket Price: £1.

Date event submitted: 18 April 2017

Bersham Ironworks Guided Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of Bersham Ironworks and learn about ‘Iron Mad’ Jack. Meet at Bersham Heritage Centre car park where you will be met by our volunteer guide. There will be a short walk to the Ironworks site. Please note, there are no toilet facilities available at either Bersham Heritage Centre or Bersham Ironworks. We recommend wearing sturdy footwear. Free – donations welcomed. No need to book, just turn up.

Venue: Bersham Ironworks.
Date: 02/09/2017
Time: 10.30am – 11.30am.

This is event is suitable for Adults

Contact Wrexham Museums. on 01978 297460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297460

Ticket Price: FREE

Date event submitted: 24 April 2017

Purse Strings - Quilters Session No.3

Quilters Session for Adults: Learn how to make a coin purse. £15 per person (includes £5 materials charge & refreshments) Limited spaces available. Pre-payment required (cash only) to secure booking Led by: Gwenfai Rees-Griffiths Come along to 1 session or all 4! All sessions include an introduction to patchwork quilting via a talk, demonstration and workshop.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives
Date: 21/09/2017
Time: 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

This is event is suitable for 16+

Contact Wrexham Museum on 01978 297 460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297 460 - advanced booking is required

Ticket Price: £15

Date event submitted: 17 May 2017

The Foundation Course - Quilters Session No.4

Quilters Session for Adults: Learn the skills of foundation piecing and make your own quirky trees design. £15 per person (includes £5 materials charge & refreshments) Limited spaces available. Pre-payment required (cash only) to secure booking Led by: Merrill Tanton Come along to 1 session or all 4! All sessions include an introduction to patchwork quilting via a talk, demonstration and workshop.

Venue: Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives
Date: 12/10/2017
Time: 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

This is event is suitable for 16+

Contact Wrexham Museum on 01978 297 460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 297 460 - advanced booking is required

Ticket Price: £15

Date event submitted: 17 May 2017