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

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: 15.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01978 297460
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01
AUG
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: 15.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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02
AUG
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: 15.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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03
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: 15.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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03
AUG
Crush Under 18s: Summer Launch Party
Liquid and Envy

Summer Launch PartyWith 700 under 18 clubbers under one roof with the very best in Chart Tunes House RnB Dubstep UK Garage Dance Anthems Drum & Bass Trap Hip‐Hop UK Bass Classics and moreAdmission Information:£10.00 standard entry£1.00 use of cloakroom.Prices include free…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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04
AUG
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: 15.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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13
AUG
The Railway Children
National Trust, Erddig

Chapterhouse Theatre Company proudly presents The Railway Children the unforgettable and heart‐warming story of adventure and family set in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside. The lives of three children are changed forever by the mysterious disappearance of their father. Finding a…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (0844)2 491895
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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: 15.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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10
SEP
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: 15.2 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: 15.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01978 297460
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13
SEP
Joan Collins
Theatre Severn

Joan Collins at Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury on Tuesday 13 September 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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: 15.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
SEP
G4 Back For Good Tour 2016
Theatre Severn

Having reunited in 2014 G4 are now officially Back For Good.Hail the kings of Popera Daily MailA 5 masterclass in delivery tone and performance Celebrity RadioA pitch‐perfect performance Frost MagazineVocally Flawless Entertainment FocusSpecial Guests: G4 will join forces with the latest singing…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07989 302532
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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

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: 15.2 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: 15.2 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: 15.2 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: 15.2 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: 15.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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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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