2018 marks 100 years since the end of the First World War and this November there will be plenty of opportunity to commemorate this historic occasion and to discover more.
Here are the events that you will be able to come along to in the town centre:
WWI Mobile Trench and Biplane
Saturday, November 10, 10am – 4pm – Queens Square, Wrexham
Come and discover about life in the trenches with a mobile WWI trench. The trench provides a fascinating insight into life on the Western Front during WWI. Alongside the trench there will be a Biplane – the original WWI Bristol Scout Static – on display. The biplane is made up of a considerable number of original parts and is the only flying example left in the world.
WWI Tea Dance
Saturday, November 10, 2pm – 4pm – Wrexham Memorial Hall
Come along to a good old fashioned Welsh Tea Dance, with live music to take you back in time. Ticket price includes freshly baked scones with jam and cream, traditional welsh cakes, bara brith and a hot drink.
Tickets £3 available from the Tourist Information Centre – 01978 292015
Annual Remembrance Service
Sunday, November 11, 10.55 am – RWF Memorial, Bodhyfryd,
At 10.59 am a bugler will sound the “Last Post” and the two minute silence will be observed. Members of the public are invited to attend this poignant event to remember those who fought and lost their lives during WWI, WWII and many subsequent conflicts.
Beacon of Light
Sunday, November 11, 7pm – St. Giles’ Church
“Beacons of Light” Will see over 1000 beacons lit throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories to commemorate the end of WWI. The beacon will be lit at 7pm on the top of St. Giles Church.
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