Community What's On 2019




Thu 7th Feb 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Harry Potter Book Night at West Kirby Library
West Kirby Library, West Kirby Library the Concourse, Grange Rd, West Kirby, Wirral CH48 4HX, UK
Hogwarts 'Share the magic'
Treasure hunt & crafts to celebrate Harry Potter Book Night.
Most suitable for ages 5-10.
Free *but must book in advance at the library. Places limited.
Dress code: wizarding robes, Harry Potter fancy dress or your best Muggles outfit.

Thursday 7 Feb 7.30pm
60 Years Onward: DH Lawrence and the Obscene Publications Act 1959, "Lady Chatterley's Lover" and the Law, Suzanne McClure

Deeside Lecture Society
In the Small Hall at the U.R.C. Church West Kirby Visitors welcome - 3
For more details contact John Turner 625 7061
www.deesidels.weebly.com
Membership for 10 Lectures 15

Friday, 8 Feb from 18:15-20:30
Homegrown Bananas Open Stage session at The Sweet Pea Cafe

2A Acacia Grove, CH48 4DD West Kirby
Our February Open Stage Session at Sweetpea! Join us with music, songs in draft and spoken word also welcome! Entry is by a suggested donation of 3+ to help us keep these events going and support creativity and community. We're looking forward to seeing you!

Fri 8 Feb 7.00pm for 7.30pm start
Fourth Quarter, an evening of music and comedy
Headline by the talented singer songwriter Leonie Jakobi, comedians Che Burnley, Mike Carter, Aaron Wood and Paul Campbell
West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details and tickets...
(Please note that there is no parking available on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road. We recommend that all visitors park at the Concourse).

Friday 8th Feb 7.30pm
Do Badgers Have A Future?

A talk by Lesley Brockbank, Wirral and Cheshire Badger Group.
Room B, Heswall Hall, Heswall
Admission 3. All welcome.
www.wirralwildlife.org.uk/programme.html
Wirral Farmers Market
Sat 9th Feb 9am to 1pm
Wirral Farmers' Market
2nd Saturday of every month
New Ferry Village Hall
www.wirralfarmersmarket.co.uk

Sat 9 Feb 7.00pm for 7.45pm
Mersey Belles and Beaus
Ukulele ensemble

West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details and tickets...
(Please note that there is no parking available on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road. We recommend that all visitors park at the Concourse).

Wed 13th Feb 7.30pm
Heswall Hall Cinema presents "The Children Act" (12A)

The 2017 drama based on the novel by Ian McEwan
Heswall Hall - 111 Telegraph Road Heswall Wirral CH60 0AF Check details and tickets...

Thu 14th Feb 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Afternoon tea & entertainment from The Concourse Singers at West Kirby Library

The Friends of Hoylake & West Kirby Libraries invite you to celebrate Valentines day with them.
*Tickets MUST be booked in advance from the library. 3.50 (Friends 3.00)

Saturday 16th Feb 10am to 2pm
Heswall Farmers' Market

Third Saturday of every month
www.facebook.com/HeswallFarmerMarket

Sat 16 Feb 7pm for 7.45pm start
Miranda Sykes: Behind the Wall

Building on the success of her Borrowed Places tour, singer songwriter Miranda Sykes is back with a completely new project: Behind The Wall.
West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details and tickets...
(Please note that there is no parking available on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road. We recommend that all visitors park at the Concourse).

Thurs 21st February 7.30pm
Creating a Wildlife Friendly Garden

by Dr Hilary Ash
Join Hoylake & District Gardening Society for this talk at St Michael & All Angels, Woodland Road, Newton, West Kirby CH48 6EL. Guests are always welcome at 2 per meeting which includes tea/coffee.
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Thursday 21 Feb 7.30pm
The History and Works of the Dogs Trust - Aimee Best

Deeside Lecture Society
In the Small Hall at the U.R.C. Church West Kirby Visitors welcome - 3
For more details contact John Turner 625 7061
www.deesidels.weebly.com
Membership for 10 Lectures 15

Friday 22 Feb from 7pm
Macmillan Mammoth Quiz

At The Ring O'Bells in Village Road, West Kirby.
All proceeds will go to the charity and all are welcome.

Fri 22nd Feb 7.30pm
This Sporting Life

Hoylake Community Cinema film at The Beacon Arts Village, The Old Town Hall, 1, The Quadrant, Hoylake CH47 2EE
Doors/bar opens 6.30 pm, film 7.30 pm.
Check details and tickets...

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 23rd Feb, 9 - 1pmtwitter logofacebook logo
West Kirby Farmers' Market

St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, West Kirby CH48 5DE
Buy from a great selection of locally produced food. Today and the 4th Sat in every month. Genuine local producers selling quality artisan foods. Organised by local volunteers, producers and Town West Kirby https://westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk

Saturday 23rd Feb
Family fun at West Kirby Library

Lego & board games. Just turn up and get building.

Sat 23rd Feb 10:00am - 12:00pm
The High Tidiers - West Kirby Clean Up Crew - Cubbins Green Litter Pick

Cubbins Green, Macdona Dr, West Kirby, Wirral CH48, UK
Come and join our group of enthusiastic volunteers as we clean up Cubbins Green and the surrounding area. We provide all the kit you need for litter picking. It's a great feeling of achievement as we care for this beautiful area and our volunteers are also welcome to nominate future areas for litter picking. See our Facebook page for details and photos. www.facebook.com/hightidiersWestKirby

Sat 23 Feb 6.30pm
A Lesson from The Past

A new musical drama related to in the 1810 Hoylake Lifeboat disaster. Performances are scheduled for 6:30 pm Saturday 23rd February, 2:00pm Sunday 24th and 6:30pm Sunday 24th February 2019 at West Kirby Arts Centre. Proceeds will be donated to the RNLI.
West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details and tickets...
(Please note that there is no parking available on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road. We recommend that all visitors park at the Concourse).

Health Walks


Health walks are FREE short, friendly, weekly walks for all, especially those new to walking. Meet new people and enjoy the beauty of Wirral with our trained walk leaders. There's no need to book but please arrive 10 minutes early on your first walk to register. You need comfy shoes and water if it is hot. These walks continue throughout the year and additional locations may be available. For current walks, please go to: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk

  • West Kirby
Mondays, 12noon (Not on Bank Holidays)
This walk is not suitable for beginners.
Meet at: Wirral Sailing Centre, West Kirby Marine Lake

  • West Kirby
Wednesdays, 12noon
Particularly suitable for beginners.
Meet at Wirral Sailing Centre

  • Royden Park
Thursdays, 2.30pm
A longer than usual walk - not suitable for beginners.
Meet at: Royden Park Car Park

Monday 25 Feb 7.30pm
Florian Mitrea

Mozart: Fantasy in c minor, K.475
Beethoven: Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53 (Waldstein)
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No.1
Liszt: Sonata in b minor
Wirral Chamber Music Series at St Hildeburgh's church, Hoylake CH47 1HL
More details...

Thursday 28 Feb 7.30pm
"Hilbre Island"

Return to Inspiration Island. Matt Thomas
A Wirral Bird Club event at Kingsmead School Hall, Bertram Drive, Hoylake, CH47 0LL
Visitors are very welcome, and the charge is 4.00, which includes tea/coffee and biscuits.
These are not ticket events - please just come along.
For more information, please contact Bill on 07795 148140 or visit www.wirralbirdclub.com

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Sat 2 Mar 7.00pm for 7.30pm
Kent Duchaine

Legendary American Delta Bluesman Kent DuChaine live in concert
West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details and tickets...
(Please note that there is no parking available on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road. We recommend that all visitors park at the Concourse).

Thursday 7 March 7.30pm
A Lifetime's Hobby in Photography: Images Here, There and Everywhere - Mike Hall

Deeside Lecture Society
In the Small Hall at the U.R.C. Church West Kirby Visitors welcome - 3
For more details contact John Turner 625 7061
www.deesidels.weebly.com
Membership for 10 Lectures 15
Wirral Farmers Market
Sat 9th March 9am to 1pm
Wirral Farmers' Market
2nd Saturday of every month
New Ferry Village Hall
www.wirralfarmersmarket.co.uk

Sat 9 Mar 7.00pm for 7.45pm
Roving Crows acoustic set

"Really individual Celtic folk rock group" Mike Harding, BBC
At West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details and tickets...
(Please note that there is no parking available on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road. We recommend that all visitors park at the Concourse).

Saturday 16th March 10am to 2pm
Heswall Farmers' Market

Third Saturday of every month
www.facebook.com/HeswallFarmerMarket

Sat 16 Mar 7.00pm for 7.30pm
St Patrick's Eve Irish Music Night

John Walsh and Keith Price from Cream of the Barley return after their sold out night this time last year. Also joining them again is Barbara Hough the celebrated OCarolan harpist to give us another priceless night of Irish music.
At West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details and tickets...
(Please note that there is no parking available on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road. We recommend that all visitors park at the Concourse).

Sun 17 Mar 2.00pm
Piano fundraiser

A concert to raise money for a new Arts Centre piano on.
A mixture of relaxing jazz, light classical, brand new originals, and well-known songs.
Free entry, donations welcome.
At West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details...
(Please note that there is no parking available on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road. We recommend that all visitors park at the Concourse).

Wed 20 Mar 7pm for 7.30pm
Peril at Sea - Up The Road Theatre Production

The greatest storm in living memory blasts the English coast. Striving against the howling winds and pounding waves, a lonely boat struggles on. Those left behind wait impatiently, huddled together, isolated and unfamiliar. As the storm rages, stories, memories, songs and myths tumble out of the night, capturing a life lived on and around the sea.
At West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details & tickets...
(Please note that there is no parking available on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road. We recommend that all visitors park at the Concourse).

Wed 20th March 7.30pm
Heswall Hall Cinema presents "Bohemian Rhapsody" (12A)

A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music & their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury
Heswall Hall - 111 Telegraph Road Heswall Wirral CH60 0AF Check details and tickets...

Thursday 21 March 7.30pm
Deeside Lecture Society Annual General Meeting and lecture, Visiting the Victory: A Life on the Ocean Wave, Michael Corfe

(Please note: The AGM starts at 7.30pm, followed by the lecture at 8pm).
In the Small Hall at the U.R.C. Church West Kirby Visitors welcome - 3
For more details contact John Turner 625 7061
www.deesidels.weebly.com
Membership for 10 Lectures 15

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 23rd March, 9 - 1pmtwitter logofacebook logo
West Kirby Farmers' Market

St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, West Kirby CH48 5DE
Buy from a great selection of locally produced food. Today and the 4th Sat in every month. Genuine local producers selling quality artisan foods. Organised by local volunteers, producers and Town West Kirby https://westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk

Sat 23 Mar 7.00pm for 7.30pm
Like a Hurricane

Popular Rock and Pop
5 piece guitar band - 70s to date Classics inc: Eagles, Bryan Adams, Neil Young, Oasis, Santana, Taylor Swift, Lynyrd Skynyrd.
At West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details & tickets...
(Please note that there is no parking available on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road. We recommend that all visitors park at the Concourse).

Health Walks


Health walks are FREE short, friendly, weekly walks for all, especially those new to walking. Meet new people and enjoy the beauty of Wirral with our trained walk leaders. There's no need to book but please arrive 10 minutes early on your first walk to register. You need comfy shoes and water if it is hot. These walks continue throughout the year and additional locations may be available. For current walks, please go to: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk

  • West Kirby
Mondays, 12noon (Not on Bank Holidays)
This walk is not suitable for beginners.
Meet at: Wirral Sailing Centre, West Kirby Marine Lake

  • West Kirby
Wednesdays, 12noon
Particularly suitable for beginners.
Meet at Wirral Sailing Centre

  • Royden Park
Thursdays, 2.30pm
A longer than usual walk - not suitable for beginners.
Meet at: Royden Park Car Park

Monday 25 March 7.30pm
Ensemble Perpetuo

Finzi: Interlude for Oboe and String Quartet, Op.21
Schubert: String Trio in B flat, D.471
Bliss: Quintet for Oboe and String Quartet
Adrian Sutton: Spring Masque [for violin and viola]
Sibelius: String Trio in g minor
Mozart: Quintet for Oboe and String Quartet in c minor, K.406b
Wirral Chamber Music Series at St Hildeburgh's church, Hoylake CH47 1HL
More details...

Thursday 28 March 7.30pm
"Shropshire's Magnificent Peregrines"

One of the most charismatic birds. Jim Almond
A Wirral Bird Club event at Kingsmead School Hall, Bertram Drive, Hoylake, CH47 0LL
Visitors are very welcome, and the charge is 4.00, which includes tea/coffee and biscuits.
These are not ticket events - please just come along.
For more information, please contact Bill on 07795 148140 or visit www.wirralbirdclub.com

Fri 29th March 7.30pm
The Wizard of Oz

Hoylake Community Cinema film at The Beacon Arts Village, The Old Town Hall, 1, The Quadrant, Hoylake CH47 2EE
Doors/bar opens 6.30 pm, film 7.30 pm.
Check details and tickets...

Sat 30 Mar 7.00pm for 7.45pm
Shine - Fundraiser for the 'Underground Training Station'

An evening of the best of 90s bands, played live. With tunes from Oasis, Primal Screem, R.E.M., Stone Roses, Pulp, Radiohead & many more. All proceeds to the Underground Training Station (UTS) Foundation. Fund raising and prizes on the night - and, of course, some bangin tunes!
At West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details & tickets...
(Please note that there is no parking available on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road. We recommend that all visitors park at the Concourse).

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Wed 10th April 7.30pm
Heswall Hall Cinema presents "The Wife" (15)

Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominated Glenn Close stars in this acclaimed 2017 drama
Heswall Hall - 111 Telegraph Road Heswall Wirral CH60 0AF Check details and tickets...
Wirral Farmers Market
Sat 13th April 9am to 1pm
Wirral Farmers' Market
2nd Saturday of every month
New Ferry Village Hall
www.wirralfarmersmarket.co.uk

Sat 13 Apr 7.00pm for 7.45pm
Martha Tilston

Singer songwriter Martha has played main stage spots at festivals including Glastonbury Acoustic stage, the Australian National Folk festival among others.
At West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details & tickets...
(Please note that there is no parking available on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road. We recommend that all visitors park at the Concourse).

Thurs 18th April 7.30pm
Planting in the Shade

by Carol Madden
Join Hoylake & District Gardening Society for this talk at St Michael & All Angels, Woodland Road, Newton, West Kirby CH48 6EL. Guests are always welcome at 2 per meeting which includes tea/coffee.
... [more details]

Saturday 20th Apr 10am to 2pm
Heswall Farmers' Market

Third Saturday of every month
www.facebook.com/HeswallFarmerMarket

Thursday 25 Apr 7.30pm
"What's That Raptor?"

A comprehensive guide. Keith Offord
A Wirral Bird Club event at Kingsmead School Hall, Bertram Drive, Hoylake, CH47 0LL
Visitors are very welcome, and the charge is 4.00, which includes tea/coffee and biscuits.
These are not ticket events - please just come along.
For more information, please contact Bill on 07795 148140 or visit www.wirralbirdclub.com

Fri 26th April 7.30pm
Under The Shadow

Hoylake Community Cinema film at The Beacon Arts Village, The Old Town Hall, 1, The Quadrant, Hoylake CH47 2EE
Doors/bar opens 6.30 pm, film 7.30 pm.
Check details and tickets...
West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 27th April, 9 - 1pmtwitter logofacebook logo
West Kirby Farmers' Market

St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, West Kirby CH48 5DE
Buy from a great selection of locally produced food. Today and the 4th Sat in every month. Genuine local producers selling quality artisan foods. Organised by local volunteers, producers and Town West Kirby https://westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk

Health Walks


Health walks are FREE short, friendly, weekly walks for all, especially those new to walking. Meet new people and enjoy the beauty of Wirral with our trained walk leaders. There's no need to book but please arrive 10 minutes early on your first walk to register. You need comfy shoes and water if it is hot. These walks continue throughout the year and additional locations may be available. For current walks, please go to: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk

  • West Kirby
Mondays, 12noon (Not on Bank Holidays)
This walk is not suitable for beginners.
Meet at: Wirral Sailing Centre, West Kirby Marine Lake

  • West Kirby
Wednesdays, 12noon
Particularly suitable for beginners.
Meet at Wirral Sailing Centre

  • Royden Park
Thursdays, 2.30pm
A longer than usual walk - not suitable for beginners.
Meet at: Royden Park Car Park

Monday 29 April 7.30pm
Rautio Piano Trio

Mozart: Divertimento Trio in B flat, KV254
Beethoven: Piano Trio in D, Op.70 No.1
Bernstein: Piano Trio
Ravel: Piano Trio in a minor
Wirral Chamber Music Series at St Hildeburgh's church, Hoylake CH47 1HL
More details...