WITH THE festive period soon upon us, Wrexham's William Aston Hall has a great lineup of events perfect for seasonal celebrations with friends and family or for any last-minute gifts.

Kicking off on December 1, 'Sweet' are back. Scoring 15 momentous top 40 hits in the Seventies, with eight going top-five, including classic 1973 UK No.1, Blockbuster – Sweet perfected the art of making memorable records in a highly competitive era.

The Leader: Cabarela Cabarela (Image: William Aston Hall)

Cabarela brings their festive cabaret to William Aston Hall on December 9 for a night of Welsh language cabaret.

Join conductor Mark Lansom as he leads the Wrexham Symphony Orchestra in their Christmas concert on December 10. Their annual Christmas concert brings all the family together with readings, carols and the best festive music.

Delta Academy of Dance and Performing Arts perform their Christmas panto Pinocchio between December 13 and 17. This enchanting fairy-tale tells the story of how toymaker Geppetto creates a wooden puppet toy named Pinocchio and wishes on a star that he would one day become a real boy.

Join Criw Cyw on a magical journey to help a special friend. The popular Welsh language children's show Taith Nadolig Cyw comes to Wrexham this December 19.

The Leader: Welsh of the West EndWelsh of the West End (Image: William Aston Hall)

On the week leading up to Christmas, the Welsh of the West End will be in Wrexham for an intimate night of festive music featuring theatre favourites and Christmas classics. 

With over 18 million views, musical theatre super-group Welsh of the West End became an online viral sensation, entertaining audiences with their show-stopping versions of musical theatre classics.


Having performed at iconic venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, London Palladium, Trafalgar Square and the Principality Stadium, they went on to wow audiences internationally by reaching the live semi-finals of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent.

Finally, after t 30 years since East 17’s Christmas chart-topper, Stay Another Day in 1994, the band’s original member, Terry Coldwell, is joined by Joe Livermore and, former Artful Dodger collaborator, Robbie Craig for a festive treat on December 23.

The group has achieved 18 top-20 singles, and four top-10 albums and was one of the UK's most popular boy bands during the early to mid-1990s.

There's plenty to see in the run up to Christmas and something for the whole family to enjoy.