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15:34 GMT, Monday, 22 March 2010

Things to do

A round-up of things to do in north east Wales over the next few weeks.

Wrexham Library - special events

In pictures: Actress Ruth Jones performs the official opening

Ruth Jones signs photos for fans at Wrexham Library

There's a series of events marking the re-opening of the newly refurbished Wrexham Library.

On Tuesday, there will be previews of the new BFI Mediatheque - a 'jukebox' selection of 1,500 films and television programmes spanning the 20th Century, most of which are not available anywhere else.

Wednesday sees two literary events featuring local authors: A Welsh language event (2pm), with BBC Wales' Grahame Davies, Aled Lewis Evans and Gwynne Williams; and an English language event (7pm) with Gareth Roberts and Holly Howitt.

Friday includes free computer taster sessions showing how to use the internet to carry out family history research.

Wrexham Library

The 1st Battalion Welsh Guards will be marching through Wrexham (25 March) to mark their return from Afghanistan where they served as part of 19 Light Brigade, based in Helmand province. They will march from the Barracks along Kingsmill Road and on to Queens Square and the Guildhall. The Mayor, Cllr Arwel Gwynn Jones, will take the salute outside the Halifax Building Society, Hope Street, at 11.45am.

The following day (26 March) the battalion march in Rhyl on the final part of their freedom marches through Wales, setting off from East Parade Arena at 11am towards the Town Hall.

Wrexham Council

Darts legends Eric Bristow and John Lowe appear at the Brymbo Sports and Social Club, Wrexham, (25 March) in support of the charity Get Kids Going which gives disabled young people the opportunity of participating in sport. Advance booking essential. Call 07984 075256.

Brymbo Sports and Social Club

Swan Lake, performed by Vienna Festival Ballet, is being performed at William Aston Hall, Wrexham (26 March), followed by a concert from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales (27 March).

William Aston Hall

St Asaph Choral Society will be performing Stainer's Crucifixion along with a brand new work by choir member Paul Hicks, The Celebration Mass (27 March).

St Asaph Choral Society

The Plantagenet Society host a Medieval show at Denbigh Castle (5 April).

Plantagenet Society

Denbigh Castle

Glanaethwy Choir from BBC TV's Last Choir Standing competition, perform with Flint Male Voice Choir at Flint Pavilion (17 April, 7pm). Tel: 01352 734058.

Flint Pavilion

There's a Moonwatch event being organised with local astronomy societies and meeting at Llyn Brenig Visitor Centre, near Corwen, from 6.30-11.30pm (17 April). Book 01490 420463.

Denbighshire Council

Llyn Brenig Visitor Centre

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