There is a host of music, food, and fun over the Jubilee weekend as Wrexham looks to celebrate the awarding of city status.
Atik kick things off on Wednesday evening with The Right Royal Blow Out Weekender! The venue opens at 10pm, and it is £1 entry before midnight.
Wrexfest returns to Wrexham and runs from 2nd to 5th June. It shares the structure of music festivals like Focus Wales and Chester Live, but it is unique as it combines the arts, theatre, spoken word, the Welsh Language and the people of Wrexham. One of the highlights will be singer Jane Weaver, who performs on 4th June at Tŷ Pawb. Watch their Facebook page “wrexfest” for further details.
If tribute bands are your thing, look no further than the Hotter Than Hell KISS tribute band. They will be performing at Heart Rock (HR), Eagles Meadow, on 3rd June at 8pm. Voted as one of the hottest Kiss Tribute Shows in Europe, they deliver the ultimate night out in tribute to the Hottest Band in the World! You can also catch the UK’s most notorious original hard Southern Rock band, Sons of Liberty, on 2nd June. Go to HR’s Facebook page “golivegivelove” for further details.
Staying in Overton, why not pop along to the Overton Jubilee Street Market on 3rd June from 10am to 1pm. Go to Eventbrite.co.uk and search for “overton jubilee street market”.
The Blk Sheep
The Blk Sheep (Plassey Leisure Park) and Music Is Now present Cheshire’s own Dan Adams (Facebook: “dancadamsmusic”) on 3rd June at 2pm. For more information, contact 01978 780 999 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We Are The Cae
The We Are The Cae Music Festival takes place on 4th June. Taking place at the Soccer Million Riverside Arena, Penycae, there will be seven hours of live performances for just £12.50 a ticket. Main acts include the Bootyard Bandits, Western Sand, Twister and Red Rum. There will be fully-licensed bars and food available and further information is available on their Facebook page, “wearethecaemusic”.
Overton Village Hall
Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee by dancing the night away at a disco in Overton Village Hall from 7.30pm to midnight on 4th June. Tickets are only £5 per person and include a hog roast (or vegetarian alternative). (Facebook: “OvertonOnDee“) and fill in their booking form.
The Fat Boar
The incredible singer-songwriter and guitarist Lucy Mayhew will play at the Fat Boar on 4th June at 8pm. Go to Lucy’s Facebook page (“lucymayhewmusic”) to find out more.
The Stronger Together Street Party celebrates the Platinum Jubilee with multi-cultural communities coming together for the greater good. Running from 2nd to 5th June, the event on Henblas Street will feature live music, a street party, bouncy castles and more.
If you would also like to keep up to date with the latest community events, click here.