Cinema & Theatre

Odeon Cinema, Brook Street, Wrexham

The Odeon Theatre was built for and operated by the Oscar Deutsch chain of Odeon Theatres. It opened on 13th March 1937 with Paul Robeson in “Song of Freedom”. Designed by architect Harry Weedon who [more]

Cinema & Theatre

Odeon Wrexham. Plas Coch Retail Park.

Odeon Wrexham. Plas Coch Retail Park, Plas Coch Road, Wrexham, LL11 6TE The 7-screen Odeon opened on 4th December 1997. Seating capacities in the screens range from 364, down to 112. In early 2008, work [more]

1910s

Hope Street, Wrexham 1911

Hope Street, Wrexham, showing Bradleys Outfitters decorated to celebrate the coronation of George V which was held on the 22 June 1911.  

Cefn

Cefn Mawr – One day in 1950

Alun Salisbury recounts the sights & sounds as he delivers the Cefn Chronicle one day in 1950 – from watching Willy the butcher cleaning the shop counter to hearing the whine from the milkshake machine [more]

As it was!

The Evil Practices of Rhos

In today’s world, many of us go into shops and pubs on Sundays and children play freely in the streets and parks.  Here is a little glimpse into the Rhos of 1892, when such things [more]

School Days

Inside Grove Park School 2016

Inside the Groves/Bromfield School 26th Jan 2016 Wrexham History had exclusive access to enter the school on a guided tour to parts of the building that were considered safe. This visit took place on the [more]