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Yes, you read that correctly!

Thanks to support from Summer of Fun and Arts Council Wales, we are able to run this year’s special summer holidays programme completely free of charge!

The Welsh Government’s Summer of Fun is a scheme to support children and young people’s social, emotional, physical and mental wellbeing.

Special thanks also to the Wrexham Play Team for their support. You can follow the Play Team on facebook and twitter.

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Your full summer holiday guide

We’ve got something every day for all ages including movies, crafts, comics, den building and even some mini-gardening!

The full daily guide is below. You can also download the programme as a PDF here.

All activities are free drop-in – no need to book, just turn up. Spaces are limited to please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

DateTimeActivityDescriptionOther Info
Saturday 17th July 10am – 11am Junk CraftsBuild whatever you can imagine from our mountain of recyclables and craft materials!Most suitable for ages 4+.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Monday 19th July10am – 12pmPlay SessionPlayworker supported sessions in our new Useful Art Space – equipped for den-building, wall-drawing and imaginative loose parts play.Adults are welcome to stay, but not required to. 
Tuesday 20th July10am – 3pm Animation Creations! (Ages 7-11)Part of the Milquetoast exhibition programme.Create your own zany claymation characters from using digital software. Delivered by animator Livi Willmore.
Suitable for ages 7 to 11.
Parents/Carers are welcome, but not required to stay.
Make sure to bring a packed lunch if being dropped off.
Please indicate when booking your ticket if you are bringing your own tablet or would like to use one of Ty Pawb’s. 
Wednesday 21st July2pmFamily Film Club:
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (2018)
Runtime: 117 minCertification: PG
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Thursday 22nd July1pm – 2pmComics Club (Ages 7-11)Create your own comics with professional superhero comics artist Neil Edwards. Suitable for ages 7 to 11.
Parents/Carers are welcome, but not required to stay.
3pm – 4pmComics Club (Ages 12-16)Create your own comics with professional superhero comics artist Neil Edwards.Suitable for ages 12-16.Parents/Carers are welcome, but not required to stay.
Friday 23rd July10am – 11amPaper Garden: Beautiful ButterfliesMake butterfly sun catchers to take home!Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy!
Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
2pm – 4pmSeedlings: Carton Bug Hotel
Make your own brilliant bug hotel to support the tiny wildlife in your garden! Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Bring a milk or juice carton from home if you have one.
Most suitable for ages 4+.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Saturday 24th July10am – 11amJunk CraftsBuild whatever you can imagine from our mountain of recyclables and craft materials!Most suitable for ages 4+.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Monday 26th July10am – 12pmPlay SessionPlayworker supported sessions in our new Useful Art Space – equipped for den-building, wall-drawing and imaginative loose parts play.Adults are welcome to stay, but not required to. 
Tuesday 27th July10am – 3pmDesign Your Own Buildings (Ages 10 – 16)Part of the Milquetoast exhibition programme.Learn how to cast 3D architectural sculpture inspired by the Milquetoast exhibition by Bedwyr Williams. Delivered by artist Paul Eastwood. Participation is welcome in Welsh or English.
Make sure to bring a packed lunch if being dropped off.
Suitable for ages 10-16.
Drop off session.  
Wednesday 28th July2pmFamily Film Club:
Dora And The Lost City Of Gold (2019)
Runtime: 102 minCertification: PGChildren must be accompanied by an adult.
Thursday 29th July 1pm – 2pmComics Club (Ages 7-11)Create your own comics with professional superhero comics artist Neil Edwards. Suitable for ages 7 to 11.
Parents/Carers are welcome, but not required to stay.
3pm – 4pmComics Club (Ages 12-16)Create your own comics with professional superhero comics artist Neil Edwards.Suitable for ages 12-16.Parents/Carers are welcome, but not required to stay.
Friday 30th July10am -11amPaper Garden: Buzzy BeesMake a fuzzy bee decoration to take home!Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy!Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
2pm – 4pmSeedlings: Plant Pot Bird HomeBuild and decorate a bird home from a terracotta plant pot to feathered friend somewhere to nest!Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy!
Suitable for ages 4+.Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Saturday 31st July10am – 11amJunk CraftsBuild whatever you can imagine from our mountain of recyclables and craft materials!Most suitable for ages 4+.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Monday 2nd August 10am – 12pmPlay SessionPlayworker supported sessions in our new Useful Art Space – equipped for den-building, wall-drawing and imaginative loose parts play.Adults are welcome to stay, but not required to. 
Tuesday 3rd August10am – 3pm Animation Creations! (Ages 12-16)Part of the Milquetoast exhibition programme.Create your own zany claymation characters from using digital software. Delivered by animator Livi Willmore.
Suitable for ages 12 to 16.
Parents/carers welcome, but not required to stay.
Make sure to bring a packed lunch if being dropped off.
Please indicate when booking your ticket if you are bringing your own tablet or would like to use one of Ty Pawb’s. 
Wednesday 4th August2pmFamily Film Club
The Iron Giant (1999)
Runtime: 86 minCertification: PGBooking essential.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Thursday 5th August1pm – 2pmComics Club (Ages 7-11)Create your own comics with professional superhero comics artist Neil Edwards. Suitable for ages 7 to 11.
3pm – 4pmComics Club (Ages 12-16)Create your own comics with professional superhero comics artist Neil Edwards.Suitable for ages 12-16.
Friday 6th August10am – 11am Paper Garden: Mixed Media Sun FlowersHow tall can you make your paper sunflower?Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
2pm – 4pmSeedlings: Mini GardenCreate a tiny garden world to keep. Booking essential.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Create a tiny garden world to keep. Booking essential.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Saturday 7th August10am – 11amJunk CraftsBuild whatever you can imagine from our mountain of recyclables and craft materials!Most suitable for ages 4+.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Monday 9th August10am – 12pmPlay SessionPlayworker supported sessions in our new Useful Art Space – equipped for den-building, wall-drawing and imaginative loose parts play.Adults are welcome to stay, but not required to. 
Tuesday 10th August1pm – 2.30pmAction Artists! (Ages 7-11)
Part of the Milquetoast exhibition programme.
Creative character design and banner making with artist Jamila Walker. Try fun drawing activities and make a playful placard to protest homework, bullies or whatever matters most to you!
Suitable for ages 7-11.
Drop off activity.
3pm – 4.30pm Action Artists! (Ages 12 -16)
Part of the Milquetoast exhibition programme.
Creative character design and banner making with artist Jamila Walker. Learn drawing and making techniques inspired by the work in Bedwyr Williams’ Milquetoast Exhibition. Suitable for ages 12-16.
Drop off activity.
Wednesday 11th August2pmFamily Film Club
Night At The Museum (2006)
Runtime: 104 minCertification: PG
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Thursday 12th August1pm – 2pmComics Club (Ages 7-11)Create your own comics with professional superhero comics artist Neil Edwards. Suitable for ages 7 to 11.
3pm – 4pmComics Club (Ages 12-16)Create your own comics with professional superhero comics artist Neil Edwards.Suitable for ages 12-16.
Friday 13th August10am – 11amPaper Garden: Spiral SnailsMake swirly spiral snail pals to take home.Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
2pm -4pmSeedlings: Bird FeederBuild a fast-food joint for birds to hang up in your garden!Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Bring a milk or juice carton from home if you have one.
Most suitable for ages 4+.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Saturday 14th August10am – 11amJunk CraftsBuild whatever you can imagine from our mountain of recyclables and craft materials!Build whatever you can imagine from our mountain of recyclables and craft materials!
Booking essential.
Most suitable for ages 4+.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Monday 16th AugustPlay SessionPlayworker supported sessions in our new Useful Art Space – equipped for den-building, wall-drawing and imaginative loose parts play.Adults are welcome to stay, but not required to. 
Tuesday 17th August1pm – 2.30pmAction Artists! (Ages 7-11)
Part of the Milquetoast exhibition programme.
Creative character design and banner making with artist Jamila Walker. Try fun drawing activities and make a playful placard to protest homework, bullies or whatever matters most to you!
Suitable for ages 7-11.
Drop off activity.