What's on inNewtown

Welcome to Newtown

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Newtown - 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 Newtown to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Newtown

13
FEB
Bryn’s Buddies
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Wrexham Museums history club for children aged 7 11 years. Each session we travel back in time to discover and explore. Drink and a biscuit provided. 10.30am‐12.30pm.Advanced booking only. To book email: museumeducationwrexham.gov.uk or phone: 01978 297460 …

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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15
FEB
Messy Museum
Wrexham Museum and Archives

Come along to Wrexham Museums messy craft session for 0‐4 year olds Have fun colouring painting and making.Older siblings welcome. Drop‐in event.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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16
FEB
Speaker Programme: Friends of Wrexham Museums
Wrexham Museum and Archives

20th October2015Gladstone Library Speaker: Gary Butler17th November 2015The Industrial Revolution and the Changing Landscape of Wrexham and its surrounding areaSpeaker: Ray Jones19th January 2016The Story of Wales Greatest Poet‐ Dylan Thomas Speaker: Peter Read16th February 2016Family in World War 1 Life…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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17
FEB
Fossil Making
Wrexham Museum and Archives

Come along and make your very own fossil to take home Drop‐in event.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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21
FEB
Funhouse Comedy Club
Nags Head, Mount Street

Sunday night comedy at The Nags Head Wrexham.Funhouse Comedy Club returns to the Nags Head Wrexham for a night full of laughter.Originally from Lincolnshire but based in Manchester headliner Pete Phillipson has been building a name for himself on the circuit as…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
FEB
David O Doherty
William Aston Hall

David O Doherty at William Aston Hall in Wrexham on Wednesday 24 February 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
MAR
RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET The Musical
Shrewsbury Theatre Severn

GOODNESSGRACIOUS GREAT BALLS OF FIRE The Olivier‐Award winning rock spectacular RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET is back. Exploding onto the stage at Theatre Severn in March 2016 Shrewsbury Operatic Societys brand new production of the sixties rock and roll science‐fiction musical will…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01743 281281
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14
MAR
Volunteering Wrexham County Borough Museum and Arc
Wrexham Museum and Archives

Call in for a chat and a cuppa to find out more about volunteering with us and current opportunities. No need to book just turn up…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01978 297460
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29
MAR
Giant Bugs!
Wrexham Museum and Archives

Make your own giant bug to take homeDrop‐in event.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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22
APR
TOM STADE ‘You’re Welcome!’ UK Tour 2015/101
Glyndwr Uni

Every inch a star.super confidence and charisma If comedy is the new rock n roll then Tom Stade is Keith Richards DAILY RECORD Back on the road after the sell‐out success of his month‐long run at the Edinburgh Festival earlier this year…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01978 290666
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26
JUN
Cholmondeley Castle Triathlon
Cholmondeley Castle

. The run passes through the estate grounds which date back to the 12th Century and has one lap for the Super Sprint and two laps for the Sprint Plus and Olympic races. Triathletes will finish their Cholmondeley race experience by sprinting…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01892 870681
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13
OCT
Ed Byrne Outside Looking In
Theatre Severn

Ed Byrne Outside Looking In at Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury on Thursday 13 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Ed Byrne Outside Looking In tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


British Ironwork Centre

The British Ironwork Centre is a family company, long dedicated to, and passionate about the preservation and creation of quality metal work, in all its formsThis wonderfully diverse resource is the back bone of our business, and one that we as both a family and company have spent…

Brown Moss

One of Shropshire's most interesting sites for plants with over 200 species of wild plants including the rare Floating Water Plantain. One of Shropshire's most interesting sites for plants with over 200 species of wild plants including the rare Floating Water Plantain. With its marshes, pools, heathland and…

Hawkstone Hall and Garden

Come and visit the secret jewel in Shropshire. Entrance in the village of Marchamley.Party bookings taken.Open: 14 ‐ 31 August…

Hawkstone Park

Situated in acres of outstanding natural beauty it is the obvious choice of those who wish to combine beautiful surroundings, intimate service and wonderful food from a team renowned for its pursuit of excellence. Hawkstone Historic Park & Follies is a unique place. Centred around the…

Hodnet Hall

There has been a park and gardens at Hodnet for many hundreds of years, and their design and size has followed on from the three different sites of the houses in which the Heber‐Percy family and their ancestors have lived. Woodland walks alongside a daisy chain of…

Moreton Corbet Castle

The castle may date from as far back as the 12th century. It was partially demolished in the 16th century to make way for the great Elizabethan mansion house.…

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