Friends of Wrexham Museums
The Friends are an independent charity that organises heritage based events at the Museum. Being a Friend is an easy way to be involved in Wrexham's museums, for instance working as a volunteer behind the scenes. For more information contact Wrexham County Borough Museum.
About The Friends of Wrexham Museum
The objectives and aims of the Friends are to promote, support and assist in all aspects the work of Wrexham County Borough Council's Museums and Heritage Services.
Who runs the Friends?
The Friends is a charitable trust and as such is run according to rules laid down by the Charity Commissioners. It is not part of the Council but a private body run by its members. The members elect from their number a small committee to run the organisation.
Chairman: Robert Williams
Vice-chairman: Sandra Allen
Treasurer: Rebecca Wright
Secretary: Helen Bendon
Annual Subscription Rates
(concessionary rates are for Juniors, Students, Pensioners and the Unwaged)
Two Adult & Two Children: £16
Activities & Events at Your Local Museum
We offer lots of activities that make learning about your heritage more enjoyable: talks, guided walks, art and craft activities for children and opportunities to come face to face with the Museum’s collections. If you think that museums are just about objects in cases, think again! To find out what is happening at your local museum, go to the Exhibitions and Events section.
Friends of Wrexham Museums Speaker Programme.
All meetings are held in the Education Room, Wrexham Museum, commencing at 7.00pm. Members only.
- Tuesday 18th September 2018, A.G.M. and Daniel Llewyllyn-Newton 'Re-Visiting the Animation of Wrexham Churches'
- Tuesday 16th October 2018, RayJones 'Moated Houses in Wrexham'
- Tuesday 20th November 2018, Arnold Grayson 'All By Water'- circumnavigating Wales in a dingy!
- Tuesday 18th December 2018, Christmas Social and Quiz
- Tuesday 15th January 2019, David Burton 'The Myddleton Years at Chirk Castle 1595-2004'
- Tuesday 19th February 2019, Peter Read 'The Reluctant Squire' -one-man show about Squire Yorke and his battle to save Erddig
- Tuesday 19th March 2019, Brian Gresty 'The Work of the Brymbo Heritage Trust'
- Tuesday 16th April 2019, Simon O'Rourke Our locally based tree carver- 'Tree Carving'
- Tuesday 21st May 2019, Jonathan Gammond 'A Guided Tour of Wrexham Museum' and its current special exhibitions
- Tuesday 18th June 2019, Alister Williams 'Wrexham 1914-1918 WW1 - The Final Account'
- July - Outing - to be arranged
- August - Holidays- NO meeting