A NEW era is about to be ushered in at Wrexham’s sole remaining cinema, the Hippodrome, with plans to install twin screens. Preliminary work on the £100,000 project starts next week, and the two screens [more]
Grove Park Theatre 21st birthday celebration dinner at the Wynnstay Arms Hotel Wrexham. The full programme includes 21 years of history by J. Emrys Williams. Source: Kindly donated by Margaret Hayes of Wrexham.
Building Work in progress to convert the Sunday school of the former Hill Street Chapel, which was demolished. The only surviving bit of the chapel is a small length of wall visible in the foyer [more]
Walter Roberts Pantomime Company – Robinson Crusoe at the Majestic Cinema, Regent Street Wrexham in 1947. Source: Pic supplied by Geoff Wilding.
Pictured in 1978, Barry Flanagan with the Hippodrome Cinema he kept alive. Source: Alan Wilkinson
A selection of Hippodrome pictures taken in October 1988 following conversion to two screens, previously unpublished, kindly donated by Alan Wilkinson. Source: Alan Wilkinson
Three fires between September 1986 and May 1987 Vogue Cinema. (more to follow). Source: Alan Wilkinson; Leader
One of the most disastrous fires ever experienced in Wrexham happened in 1907, when the Public Hall was gutted. Later the Hippodrome occupied the site. The Public Hall formed only the centre of a block [more]