The Prince of Wales visits Wrexham to mark St. David's Day


The Prince of Wales visits Wrexham

The Prince of Wales has visited Wrexham on St. David’s Day to celebrate Welsh culture and the city’s vibrant community spirit. 

His Royal Highness first travelled to the Turf pub next to Wrexham AFC, where he was greeted by club co-owner Rob McElhenney, and heard about the positive impact the venue and the club has had on the local community. The Prince of Wales then visited the Racecourse Ground to hear about the club’s redevelopment and historic rise over the past three years since the takeover by Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds.

The Prince of Wales visits Wrexham

Following this, The Prince of Wales visited Ysgol Yr Holl Saint/All Saint’s School, to engage with its St. David’s Day celebrations and hear about the work pupils have been carrying out to learn about Welsh history and culture. During the visit His Royal Highness met pupils taking part in activities including Dawnsio Gwerin - traditional Welsh folk dancing - and baking Bara Brith, a Welsh tea bread flavoured with dried fruits and spices.

The Prince of Wales visits Wrexham

Whilst in Wrexham, The Prince also paid his respects at the memorial of the Gresford Mining Disaster, one of the most serious disasters in British coal mining history. This year marks the 90th anniversary of the tragic event which saw 266 men die following an explosion at the mine.

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