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Wrexham AFC versus Grimsby Town FC Bucket-Collection

Saturday 16th September 2023

We thank the owners of Wrexham AFC for kindly agreeing to our bucket-collection before the match against Grimsby Town at the Racecourse Ground, kick-off 3pm. All proceeds will help fund the charity’s core activities and our Restoration Project.

Gresford Memorial
Memorial Tribute

Thursday 21st September 2023

Wrexham Miners Project memorial tribute to the 266 miners that perished in the Gresford Disaster. 266 candles will be lit at the centre by family members or children. Supported by the Singalong choir. All welcome. 6pm-8pm.

The Declan Swans
Memorial Concert

Friday 22nd September 2023

Doors open at 7pm for our Memorial Concert in the Gresford Colliery Club. Luke Gallagher will be the compere for the evening, which will feature the Declan Swans, supported by FLY-52. Tickets are £10 per head available from the Miners Rescue Station or £15 on the door — if there are any left! All proceeds will go to our Restoration Project. We will hold a two-minute silence to commemorate the 266 who lost their lives.

Halloween Spectacular

Thursday 26th – Tuesday 31st October 2023

Our legendary Halloween Spectacular returns! We’ve some fantastic frights up our sleeves for you this year, don’t miss out on a spooktacular evening. Tickets are just £5 per person. All proceeds will go to our Restoration Project.

Celebrating 110 Years!

Wednesday 1st November 2023

Celebrating 110 years of the Rescue building opening. More details to be announced soon.

Welcoming our lifetime Patron - Mr Humphrey Kerr
Welcoming our lifetime Patron – Mr Humphrey Kerr

Friday 10th November 2023

Humphrey Kerr becomes patron on the 110th Anniversary of the Miners Rescue Station opening.  ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌‌‌​‍‌​‌​‌‌​​‍‌​​‌‌‌‌​‍‌​​​​‌‌​‍‌​‌​‌​‌‌‍‌​​‌​‌‌‌‍‌​​‌‌​‌​‍‌​​​​‌‌​‍‌​‌‌‌‌‌​‍‌​​​‌‌​‌‍‌​​‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌​‌​‌‌‍‌​​‌​‌‌‌‍‌​​‌​‌‌​‍‌​​‌‌​‌​‍‌​​​‌​​‌‍‌​​‌‌​‌​‍‌​​​‌‌​

Alan Jones from the North Wales Miners Association Trust (NWMAT) presented Humphrey with a miner’s safety lamp as a gift from all the miners and the volunteers who run the Miners Rescue Station to mark his patronage of the Wrexham Miners Project.  ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌‌‌​‍‌​‌​‌‌​​‍‌​​‌‌‌‌​‍‌​​​​‌‌​‍‌​‌​‌​‌‌‍‌​​‌​‌‌‌‍‌​​‌‌​‌​‍‌​​​​‌‌​‍‌​‌‌‌‌‌​‍‌​​​‌‌​‌‍‌​​‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌​‌​‌‌‍‌​​‌​‌‌‌‍‌​​‌​‌‌​‍‌​​‌‌​‌​‍‌​​​‌​​‌‍‌​​‌‌​‌​‍‌​​​‌‌​​

Humphrey also met Keith Hett (the last miner to officially ascend the Bersham Colliery shaft when it closed in 1986), his dog, Milo, and his son, Michael Hett

A spokesperson said: “Humphrey has been a valued benefactor and strong supporter of the charity’s aims and vision to help improve the lives of those in our community.  ‌

“Humphrey firmly aligns himself with the organisation’s belief that everyone deserves an opportunity to develop their self-confidence through learning new skills in a social group. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌‌‌​‍‌​‌​‌‌​​‍‌​​‌‌‌‌​‍‌​​​​‌‌​‍‌​‌​‌​‌‌‍‌​​‌​‌‌‌‍‌​​‌‌​‌​‍‌​​​​‌‌​‍‌​‌‌‌‌‌​‍‌​​​‌‌​‌‍‌​​‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌​‌​‌‌‍‌​​‌​‌‌‌‍‌​​‌​‌‌​‍‌​​‌‌​‌​‍‌​​​‌​​‌‍‌​​‌‌​‌​‍‌​​​‌‌​​Humphrey will be a great ambassador for our charity and we’re delighted to have him on board.”


Mr and Mrs Claus
Meet Mr and Mrs Claus – Book now!

December 2023

A magical meeting with Mr & Mrs Claus at the Miners Rescue Station.

2nd & 3rd Dec – 4-7pm
9th & 10th Dec – 4-7pm
16th & 17th Dec – 4-7pm

Only £5 which includes a free gift and precious memories!

Pop in or call us on 07703 360081 for tickets and time slots.

Wrexham Miners Project

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