🌞 FREE Summer events for all 🌞

Groundwork North Wales



FREE family friendly summer events for all

This Summer the team at Groundwork North Wales and their partner organisations Wild Ground and Refurbs are running their largest ever programme of free, fun, outdoor focused family-friendly events.

The summer programme will take place at a variety of different locations across the 3 counties of Wrexham, Flintshire and Denbighshire featuring locations such as Minera Lead Mines, Kings Mill, Brymbo Heritage Centre, Alyn Waters Country Park, Wepre Park and Wild Ground nature reserves across North East Wales.

All the activities on offer are free, booking is essential for most events as spaces will be limited. 


Groundwork North Wales Events

Our Back Yard, Connah’s Quay, are running their summer nature club ‘Quay Club’ based at Wepre Park in Connah’s Quay plus other activities.

Minera Lead Mines near Wrexham sees a programme of outdoor activities and craft activities and Wellies in the Woods sessions for parents/carers with younger children. Wellies in the Woods sessions will also be taking place at Alyn Waters Country Park.

The Healthy Rivers, Healthy Communities project have ecofriendly activities at King’s Mill on the outskirts of Wrexham. Activities vary from Leaf Printing and Nature Mandala Art to a Nocturnal Walk spotting nature not often seen in daylight.

New for 2023 the Go Green 4 Nature project connecting young people with their local green spaces is hosting activities including a Scything Workshop and Carbon Literacy at the Fossil Forest in Brymbo.

Groundwork North Wales Events
Young girl playing outside in the sunshine


Wild Ground Events

Summer brings new things to see and do on Wild Grounds’ nature reserves. At Lane End nature reserve near Buckley, Flintshire there are a range of fun nature and craft events on offer with Kite Making, Nature Prints and Pond Dipping with Crafts.

Nature based activity sessions are running at Wild Grounds’ other nature reserves including Rhydymwyn and Glascoed. Fun sessions such as Den Building, Building Rafts and Creating a Dragon Fly and Nocturnal walks are planned. All the sessions are designed to get the kids outside in the fresh air and excited about nature.

Wild Ground Events
Young boy showing of his outdoor craft


Refurbs Events

At Refurbs Repair and Reuse centre in Buckley Flintshire, every Friday will see an adult simple gardening and planting session take place in the community garden  from 10 am – 12 pm followed by a fun parent/carer and child craft session in the afternoons 12.30 pm – 2.30pm.

Refurbs Events


All the activities on offer are free, booking is essential for most events as spaces will be limited. Places can be booked by emailing [email protected] with details of the event you wish to book.

Events are made possible thanks to funding from various grant giving organisations, you can view our partners and funders by following the link below.

Partners and Funders