Events

Event Information:

  • Sat
    25
    Apr
    2020

    Wrexham Carnival of Words History Day

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

    CANCELLED DUE TO CORONA COVID 19 SITUATION

    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.

    Note this is part of the Wrexham Carnival of Words event running between 23.4.2020 and 2.5.2020

    https://wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com/historyday/