What's on inLlangollen

Welcome to Llangollen

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Llangollen - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Llangollen to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Llangollen

31
MAY
Make & Take
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Make a craft with an historical twist at Wrexham Museum. Themes vary.Suitable for families with children.Drop in event. Every Tuesday during the school holidays.Creu a Chael Cyfle i greu crefftau hanesyddol yn Amgueddfa Wrecsam. Mae themun amrywio Yn addas ar gyfer…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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02
JUN
Bersham Ironworks Guided Tours
Bersham Heritage Centre & Ironworks

Made famous by John Iron Mad Wilkinson a leading figure in the Industrial Revolution the once noisy Bersham Ironworks now nestles quietly in the attractive Clywedog Valley two miles outside Wrexham in north‐east Wales.Meet at Bersham Heritage Centre car park. …

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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02
JUN
Volunteer Meet & Greet
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Find out more about volunteering with Wrexham Museums and chat with our current volunteers over a cup of teaCwrdd a Chyfarch GwirfoddolCyfle i ddarganfod mwy am wirfoddoli gydag Amgueddfeydd Wrecsam a sgwrsio gydan gwirfoddolwyr presennol dros baned o de …

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01978 297460
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07
JUN
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Wrexham to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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10
JUN
Touched by Greatness: The Story of Welsh Football
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Touched by Greatness: The Story of Welsh International Football.Timed to coincide with Waless first appearance at an international football finals since 1958 this exhibition chronicles the heroic endeavours of the Waless greatest footballers. The right of a Wales team to exist has…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01978 297460
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11
JUN
Bryn's Buddies
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Discover and explore the past at Wrexham Museums monthly history club.7‐11 year olds.Advance booking essential.£4 per child. Price includes drink and a snack.…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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18
JUN
Absolute Bowie On June 18
The William Aston Hall

The five piece has toured all over Europe for the last 8 years faithfully performing the music of David Bowie with uncanny accuracy. The audience are taken on a journey experiencing the different personas of Bowie from Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01978 293494
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18
JUN
Father’s Day Cards
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Come along and make a Fathers Day card. Drop‐in event. Cardiau Sul y Tadau Dewch heibio i wneud cerdyn ar gyfer Sul y Tadau. Digwyddiad galw heibio. …

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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18
JUN
Wuthering Heights
National Trust Erddig

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present Emily Brontes classic love story set on the beautiful mysterious wilderness of the Yorkshire moors. This treasured story of enduring love and passion has thrilled and entranced for generations and is now brought alive on…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08442 491895
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25
JUN
Sacred Spaces: The Rock Art of the San
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Sacred Spaces: The Rock Art of the San in southern AfricaEmbark on an adventure into Africas past and human creativity through the sacred paintings of the San people the Bushmen of southern Africa. Digital reproductions of the rock art still preserved…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01978 297460
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25
JUN
Shore to Shore: Celebrating Poetry
Holy Trinity Church

Picador and Booka Bookshop present SHORE TO SHORE:Celebrating Poetry and Community with the Laureate and Friends with Carol Ann Duffy Gillian Clarke Imtiaz Dharker Jackie Kay John Sampson plus special guest poet.Carol Ann Duffy has been a bold original voice and one…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01691 662244
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25
JUN
Who Do You Think They Were?
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Do you have any photos of relatives who served in the Armed Forces Would you like to decipher things such as their rank cap badge medals or trade badgesDo you have any items of uniform such as badges or medals that…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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02
JUL
Wrexham History Fair
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

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.Facebook: Wrexham Heritage ForumFfair Hanes Wrecsam Diwrnod llawn hanes gydag arddangosfeydd a gweithgareddau…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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25
JUL
Messy Museum!
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Painting sticking and general messy fun for 0‐3 year oldsDrop in event.Amgueddfa AnnibenPaentio sticio a hwyl anniben cyffredinol i blant 0 3 oed Digwyddiad galw heibio.…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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31
JUL
History Alive! Battle Fest 950
Bersham Heritage Centre & Ironworks

Wrexhams annual living history festival marks the 950th anniversary of probably the most important date in the history of this island. Follow the epic events of 1066 in the company of the Viking Society North Waless Cwmwd Il and Shropshire‐based Les Miles…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01978 297460
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04
AUG
Art of Africa
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Learn about the fascinating art of the San People via hands on art sessions with artist Andy Leigh. 7 year olds. Advance booking essential.Celf AffricaDysgwch am grefft diddorol y San People drwy sesiynau gydar artist Andy Leigh.7 oed. …

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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06
SEP
Notebook Making for Adults
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Create your own notebook to take home.Booking in advance essential.Creu Llyfr Nodiadau i Oedolion Creu eich llyfr nodiadau eich hun er mwyn mynd ag ef adref. Rhaid archebu o flaen llaw. …

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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10
SEP
Open Doors: Minera Lead Mines
Minera Lead Mines

Discover the story of the lead miners of Minera. Guided tour of the archaeological remains at 11am and 1pm. Drysau Agored: Mwyngloddiau Plwm MineraDewch i ddarganfod hanes mwynwyr plwm Minera. Taith dywys or olion archeolegol am 11am ac 1pm. …

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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12
SEP
The Royal Welch Fusiliers during WWI
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Fighting On All Fronts: The Royal Welch Fusiliers during the First World WarThe Royal Welch Fusiliers saw action on the Western Front Italy Egypt and Palestine Iraq the Balkans and Gallipoli in a series of hard‐fought contests on the road to eventual…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01978 297460
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24
SEP
Romesh Ranganathan
William Aston Hall

Romesh Ranganathan at William Aston Hall in Wrexham on Saturday 24 September 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Romesh Ranganathan live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Halloween Trail
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Follow the pumpkins if you dare Halloween costumes optionalTaith Calan GaeafYdych chin ddigon dewr i ddilyn y pwmpenni Gwisg Calan Gaeaf yn ddewisol …

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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27
OCT
Spooky Halloween Spiders!
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Watch out for those spiders Make your own spooky spider. Drop‐in event. Halloween costumes optionalCorynnod Arswydus Calan Gaeaf Gwyliwch y corynnod Cyfle i greu eich corryn arswydus eich hun. Digwyddiad galw heibio. Gwisg Calan Gaeaf yn ddewisol …

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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12
NOV
Remembrance
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Make a hand print poppy. Drop‐in event.CofioCreu pabi print llaw. Digwyddiad galw heibio.…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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12
DEC
Last One Standing: The Tale of Bersham Colliery
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

On December 18th 1986 the last tub of coal was wound to the surface at Bersham Colliery. With the closure of the last pit in the Denbighshire coalfield a centuries‐old tradition came to an end. This exhibition tells the story of coal…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01978 297460
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19
DEC
Seasonal Stories
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Make a Christmas craft to take home and listen to local published author and story teller Fiona Collins. Ages 5 year . Drink and biscuit provided.Advanced booking & payment essentialStraeon y tymorGwnewch ddarn o grefft Nadoligaidd iw gludo gartref a gwrandewch ar…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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Tourist Attractions


Chirk Castle

Chirk Castle is a 700 year old marcher fortress, which commands fine views over the surrounding countryside.Originally the 13th century castle, completed in 1310, was bought for £4800 in 1595 by Sir Thomas Myddelton a Welsh merchant.A magnificent marcher fortress completed in 1310 and now a stately home…

Bersham Heritage Centre & Ironworks

Bersham Heritage Centre, in the heart of the attractive Clywedog Valley, is Wrexham's centre for Industrial Heritage and home to the Museum Service's Industrial History collections. The Centre itself is on the site of an important 18th Century industrial complex.Like many of the properties in Bersham, the Heritage…

Park Hall Farm

Park Hall near Oswestry in Shropshire is one of the region's most exciting all weather family visitor attractions.With regular hands‐on animal activities, two massive indoor playbarns, lots of outdoor play and driving activities there is never a dull moment for the kids. At a more sedate pace there…

Allt-Gwmbyd 9-Hole Golf Course

Allt‐Gwmbyd 9‐Hole Golf Course ‐ golf course in Mold, Clwyd. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01824 780647 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Allt‐Gwmbyd 9‐Hole Golf Course golf courseclub.…

Central Station

Central Station Nightclub in Wrexham, Clwyd. Contact venue on telephone number 01978 358780 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Chirk Golf Club

Chirk Golf Club ‐ golf course in Wrexham, Clwyd. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01691 774407 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Chirk Golf Club golf courseclub.…

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