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
VE Day in Wrexham 1945 was celebrated in the High Street where thousands of locals gathered.
The Penycae Pram Race. One of the many local events that took place during the 1980s in Penycae, Wrexham. Filmed by Keith Davies of Penycae. Source: Keith Davies.
Monday 1st May 1922, Kick-off at 6pm at the Racecourse Ground, Wrexham. Admission including tax 8d, reserved side 1s. For the game, which included most of the Wrexham 3rd Division (North) side, there were over [more]