William Aston Hall is the largest theatre and concert venue in Wrexham and can be found right here on our main campus. The 900-seat venue is designed to accommodate a range of entertainment events, and regularly hosts huge names from music, comedy and theatre.
The Racecourse is the home ground of Wrexham Football Club but it also hosts gigs too - the Stereophonics are the latest band to play at the ground.
Central Station is just a short walk away from the main campus and is one of North East Wales leading live music venues and plays host to big name artists as well as up and coming bands and a selection of local talent.
Odeon Cinema at Eagles Meadow in Wrexham town centre has 8 state of the art screens, including 3D, to provide the ultimate in picture and sound quality. You’re guaranteed a great view so you can sit back and enjoy all the latest releases. You can get great discounts with your Student ID too!
Aside from William Aston Hall, there are a number of other theatre venues in the surrounding area.
Clwyd Theatre Cymru is Wales' most popular drama house. The theatre has its own production company which delivers a varied programme of plays to audiences every year, including a sell-out musical Christmas pantomime. Clwyd Theatr Cymru also hosts touring theatre, music concerts and contemporary film.
The Stiwt is located closer to the university in Rhos and hosts a similar mix of live performances and films. The theatre received a multi-million pound refurbishment in the late 1990s and is now a key community facility for the people of North East Wales and beyond.
Amateur theatre has strong representation in Wrexham through the Grove Park Theatre. The theatre is based in the town centre and showcases productions performed by the theatre's own amateur dramatics group.
Oriel Sycharth Gallery is our own on-campus art gallery. Rolling exhibitions in the gallery showcase local, national and international artists' work. The gallery is open 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
More contemporary and visual arts are displayed in Oriel Wrecsam, an arts centre in Wrexham town centre. The centre has three galleries, a cafe and a shop. It also hosts workshops for children and adults at regular intervals throughout the year.
Wrexham has a vibrant underground arts scene led by THIS Project, a community of artists, arts organisations and creative individuals who supports and promote culture and the arts in Wrexham.
Undegun, is a multi purpose creative space welcoming an array of artists, musicians, dancers and film producers to exhibit, perform and record on the site.
Galeri 3B is an experimental, innovative and amiable art space where artists, musicians and dancers have all ventured to test their latest projects.
Waterworld is the local leisure centre offering aquatic fun and games The impressive layout of facilities includes a 25 metre, 6-lane competition pool with spectator seating for 300, learner and function pools, a 65-metre slide, which is great for the family, as well a relaxing bubble pool and rapids river ride.
Deeside Ice Rink situated just 20 minutes from Wrexham, is the National Centre for Ice Sports in Wales, hosting an Olympic sized ice-pad and is also home to the only Ice Hockey team in Wales, the Deeside Dragons!
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