Event Information:

  • Thu

    Wrexham Carnival of Words History Day

    11:00 amMemorial Hall, Bodhyfryd, Wrexham LL12 7AG

    Note. This is one event of a series in Wrexham running between the 23rd April and the 2nd May

    Six events with a focus on local history.

    11:00 - Local writer Peter Evans spins some yarns from his book about the Alun, Resurrection River
    12:00 - Author Barbara Erskine chats about the weird and wonderful stories she’s uncovered while researching the history of the Welsh Marches
    13:00 - Author Anthony Riches talks about the Romans in North East Wales, the research background to his novels, and the development of Hope’s Park in the Past project (includes re-enactments).
    14:00 - Andrew Green shares the background to his amazing book Wales In A Hundred Objects
    15:00 - A panel of authors talks about writing the history of Wrexham and North East Wales
    16:00 - Stories and Poems of the Royal Welch Fusiliers (includes re-enactments), plus Special Guest appearance by military historian Peter Doyle, author of Percy: A Story of 1918.

    There will be displays and exhibitions from local history groups in the Memorial Hall’s side rooms.