Page under construction – The long-anticipated Eisteddfod has passed into the domain of history, and, in fulfilment of our promise, we record some of its more prominent features and work. The pavilion, erected at a [more]
The annual dance for staff at Kirby’s Wrexham in 1961. Source: Local Bygones.
Wrexham History were delighted to be invited to the launch of the Hippodrome Lampshade, a new product exclusively available at Siop//Shop @ Tŷ Pawb. The design of the lampshade was inspired by the Hippodrome light [more]
Penny Farthing rider at Rhostyllen Carnival 1973. Source: NWNMedia
Wrexham Eisteddfod Stone arrives at Wrexham April 1976. Source: NWNMedia.
Rare documentary footage of the Polish Hospital at Penley. A unique community which ran like a transposed village from Poland before the war . . . one of many movies of this remarkable place filmed [more]
Source: Leader – Fifty Years on. First published 1970.
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]
Another of the many Carnival Days at Rhos during the 80’s. Source: Nene