The late summer sun shone on Gresford on Sunday 13th September as hundreds of people enjoyed The Gresford Festival.  For the second year running, local travel agency Delmar World sponsored the event and company directors Ann Anglesea and Howard Davies were in attendance.

Howard commented “Delmar World has been based in Gresford for over 50 years. As a family run business we have a great affinity with the community and the annual Village Festival is a wonderful event to support”

Delmar World support a number of different causes in the area with this year alone having risen over £600 for The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal as well as supporting local schools including The Rofft School, Marford and Darland, Rossett.

6Dog Show Winner

Highlights included wrestling, a bake off and an intriguing dog show. Delmar World was, for the second year running, the main sponsor and donated the main raffle prize of a £350 gift certificate for any Superbreak city break. This could be used by the holder to visit a variety of destinations within the UK and throughout Europe.


The prize was won by Ms Denise Murdoch who was absolutely overjoyed with the news and is keen to use the certificate to visit Venice.

Denise said "this is something else I can now chalk off my bucket list".

The raffle in all raised a whopping total of £3000 and had a total of ten lucky winners.

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Managing Director, Ann Anglesea; Organiser, Phil Jones; Prize winner, Denise Murdoch & Director, Howard Davies

Organiser, Phil Jones said "The Festival was an overwhelming success in every sense of the word. Almost 800 village folk turned up to the event and there was something for everyone to enjoy. On behalf of the organising team, we are grateful for the immense sponsorship from just about all of the local businesses but we remain extremely grateful to Ann and Howard the owners of Delmar World for their continued support as event sponsors"

Delmar World hopes to continue supporting this local event and looks forward to creating a wonderful break for Ms Murdoch and giving more local residents a sample of the tailor-made itineraries that can be created for them, by the expert team of travel consultants.

For those looking for help planning their next special holiday call into Delmar World’s offices on 54-56 Chester Road, Gresford or phone 01978 853886.

If you are considering a trip to California in particular make sure you attend Delmar’s California Day at Grosvenor Pulford Hotel on 8th October. For more details and to register your attendance call 01978 853886 or email

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