A SPECIAL birthday event is taking place to mark the first anniversary of Wrexham's arts and cultural hub.

Last April, Dydd Llun Pawb (Everybody’s Monday) saw thousands of people celebrating the grand opening of Tŷ Pawb with a packed day of family-friendly

A similar event next month is set to mark a year since the opening.

Dydd Llun 2 will take place on Easter Monday, April 22 and will be a free all-day event featuring live performances, music and entertainment with family activities, arts and crafts for all ages.

Daytime performers will include Evrah Rose, PopVox Choir, Delta Academy Choir and Welsh Samba band, Bloco Sŵn.

Then in the late afternoon and evening the entertainment will continue in the People’s Square where there will be some top bands and artists including Meilir, Omaloma and popular party band Break the Record.

More performers are still to be announced and a full programme for the event will be issued shortly.

Shops, food stalls and the bar will be open and it will also be the very last day you can see two stunning exhibitions – Uptwist Downtiwst and Julie Cope’s Grand Tour: The Story of a Life by Grayson Perry.

During the day there will be the official unveiling of new artwork for Wal Pawb, the revolving wall in the market hall which has been designed by artist Kevin Hunt.

Lead member for people – communities, partnerships, public protection and community safety, Cllr Hugh Jones, said: “Daytime community events are where Tŷ Pawb really comes into it’s own. There’s no place quite like it for bringing people together for live entertainment, arts. great food, shops and fun for all the family.

“Tŷ Pawb has grown from strength to strength over it’s first year and this promises to be a fantastic free event with something for everyone and a very fitting celebration to celebrate a wonderful achievement for the town.”