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Aug 10, 2014

Wrexham claimed oldest cinema

Newsreel of Queen Victoria's funeral was among the clips screened on the opening night of Wrexham's Empire Music Hall. This gave rise later to a claim ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

that the building was Wales' oldest purpose-built cinema. It eventually became part of the Seven Stars pub - designed by the same architect in the same style. Both buildings reopened in 2012 as Saith Seren, a pub and centre for the Welsh language in Wrexham. For more information, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes in the window facing Lambpit Street. Or click here