Community What's On 2014



Tues 18th Nov 7.30 pm (Please note this is the 3rd Tuesday)
Elizabeth Davey
'Exploring Birkenhead Priory'

Hoylake and West Kirby Civic Society
United Reformed Church Hall, Meols Drive, West Kirby.
New members and visitors are always welcome.
Visitors 2.50 per meeting.

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat Nov 22nd, 9 - 1pmtwitter logofacebook logo
West Kirby Farmers' Market

St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, West Kirby, Wirral CH48 5DE
By popular demand - your monthly Farmers' Market in West Kirby. Today and the 4th Sat in every month. Genuine local producers selling quality artisan foods. Organised by local volunteers, producers and Transition Town West Kirby. www.westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk

Saturday 22nd Nov 10am to 4pm (arrive at 9:30am)
Painting on Silk

Tutor: Isobel Messer
This course will be suitable for both beginners and improvers. We will be working with Iron on Dyes, although there will be the opportunity to experiment with other media. Dyes and fabrics can be provided for an additional cost of 3.00 payable to the tutor on the day. Frames will be supplied. Unpainted silk scarves available to purchase on the day.
Full Fee: 30 (25 for volunteers or members of Friends of Burton Manor Gardens)
Includes tea, coffee, soft drinks. Please bring a packed lunch or café available on site.
www.burtonmanorgardens.org.uk/painting-on-silk

Sat 22nd Nov 10am to 3pm
Christmas Market Hoylake Chapel.

Arts, crafts, cakes, Santa's workshop, music, face painting tea room, come and buy local arts and crafts and taste some of the finest local produce and more!!
Hoylake Chapel, Station Road CH47 4AA

Saturday Nov 22nd from 2.30pm
A special helping of Homegrown Bananas

Featuring the official Album Launch for one of the bands who have been with us since the beginning, The Kirk Owls! They will launch their album Fledgling Fables with a family themed event that encourages the participation of the shy, the amateur and the young.The session will open at 14:30 with performances beginning at 15:00 so please make sure to get down early! Everyone welcome, and don't forget to bring along a song, poem or other performance to share.
The venue will be the very excellent Curio, located towards the end of Banks Road, West Kirby.Antara

Sunday 23 November
New Brighton & North Wirral Coastal Park

Local search for waders and sea birds.
www.wirralbirdclub.com Field Meeting. Non-members are welcome to come to field trips - [click here for more info]

Monday 24 Nov 7.30pm
Antara

A flute and harp duo formed in 2007 and based in London. They are now much in demand throughout the country, performing at venues including the Wigmore Hall, Kensington Palace, and now Westbourne Hall, West Kirby.
Hoylake Chamber Concert Society
More details at www.chamberconcert.co.uk
To read more about Antara visit their website www.antaraduo.co.uk

Tues 25th, Wed 26th and Fri 28th Nov, 7.30pm
Hillbark Players - open auditions

For their June 2015 open-air Shakespeare production of 'Much Ado About Nothing'
At Greasby Methodist Church Hall, Greasby Road, Greasby.
Audition pieces will be available on the Hillbark Players website from 1st
November. www.hillbarkplayers.co.uk

Wednesday 26th Nov at 7pm
Curiosity Corner

Organiser: June Corner
There will be a new selection of items for a fun evening of the 'Guess what they are' quiz. Cheese and wine will be served during the evening.
Full Fee: 10 (7.50 for volunteers or members of Friends of Burton Manor Gardens).
www.burtonmanorgardens.org.uk/more-curiosity-corner

Thurs 27th Nov 7.30pm
The Mountain of Fire

Indonesia
By Peter Mahot
Deeside Lecture Society... [click here for more info]

Thurs 27 November 8pm
"The Life of a Ranger"

Following the work of a Ranger on the Sefton coast. Chris Tynan
Kingsmead School Hall, Bertram Drive, Hoylake CH47 0LL
www.wirralbirdclub.com Non members are very welcome and the charge is 3.50 which includes light refreshments.
For more information, please contact Bill on 0151 648 4253

Friday 28th November 7.30pmGoldfinger
Goldfinger
To many, Goldfinger is the quintessential Bond film and a brilliant third entry in the series. Here Bond gets his Aston Martin and pits his wits against a memorable villain, Auric Goldfinger. Add the first Shirley Bassey theme song and some exciting action sequences and the result is an explosive cocktail.
A Hoylake Community Cinema film, at Hoylake Parade
Licensed bar, fresh food. Doors open 6.30 & film 7.30pm
For more details or to book visit www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk

Saturday 29th Nov 10.30 - 2.30pm
Friends of Coronation Gardens Christmas Craft Fair

A chance to buy unique arts/craft items from local artists and craftspeople, for Christmas presents.
Westbourne Hall, West Kirby CH48 4DQ
www.coronationgardens.co.uk

Saturday Nov 29th 7.30pm
Classics Before Christmas

CPE Bach, Magnificat
Joseph Haydn, Insanae Et Vanae Curae
Schubert, Mass in G
At The Church of the Good Shepherd, Heswall
The St Peter's Singers
www.stpeterssingers.co.uk
Tickets 10 from Lingham's, Telegraph Road, Heswall

Sun 30th Nov 10am
West Kirby Santa Dash
West Kirby Santa Dash
Meet at West Kirby Concourse
10k or 5k run, 5k or 2k Stroll
Fun family event, raising funds for two local charities!
Organised by Wirral Sports Development Team, this event is for the whole family, from babies in buggies to wheelchair users, walkers to runners.
Entry 5 per adult, children Free
Entry includes Santa hat for each participant
Teens age 13+ can participate without an adult
Register now at West Kirby Concourse or The Oval Leisure Centre - limited places - book early to avoid disappointment. Proceeds towards Hoylake Cottage and Arrowe Park Neonatal Unit.
Further info - Fiona Hanik - 0776 967 4718

Sun 30th Nov 10.30am - 3pm
A walk of two Parks from Royden Park

Come on a Ranger led walk from Royden Park to Arrowe Country Park.
Explore the footpaths between these two parks and discover the history behind each site.
Meet at Court Yard/Coach House at Royden Park.
Special requirements: Out door clothing and waterproofs and food and drink for the day.
No need to book
Contact e-mail: midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk

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Monday 1st Dec 7.30pm
Heswall Horticultural Society Christmas Social with the Castle Singers
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Tombola and Grand Raffle. Heswall Hall. Visitors Welcome 2.50
For more information ring 0151 342 2007
www.heswall-hort-soc.co.uk

Tues 2nd Dec 11am - 3pm
Save Our Heathlands - Help with scrub clearing on Thurstaston Common
Come and help with practical scrub clearing on our heathland at Thurstaston Common. Enjoy the fresh air, meet other volunteers and help the environment.
All tools and gloves provided.
Meet at Thurstaston Hill car park off Telegraph Road.
Special requirements: Out door clothing and waterproofs and able to carry out hands on practical work.
No need to book
Contact e-mail: midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk

Wed 3 December
Christmas Outing & Festive Lunch

Tatton Park Mansion - Guests welcome, members have priority.
Hoylake & District Gardening Society
For more information, please contact Rachel Ormrod, vice chairman, on 625 7604 or rachelormrod1@gmail.com

Wed 3rd Dec 7.30 - 9.30 pmTransition Town West Kirby
Christmas Skills Share

Hand made Christmas presents and decorations - bring your own ideas and decorations, or just come and learn at The Brookfield Art Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby CH48 4EL. Organised by Transition West Kirby's Mellow Yellow Group (tel: 625 9974 for more details)

Thurs 4th Dec 7.30pm
Christmas Carols with the Oldershaw Singers & Friends

At St James Church, New Brighton, in aid of Wirral Mind.
Yuletide Melodies
Thurs 4th Dec 7.30pm
Ray O'Brien -Merseyside Entertainer

Tea & coffee after lecture
Deeside Lecture Society... [click here for more info]

Friday 5th, Sat 6th December at 7.30pm, Sun 7th Dec at 2.30pm
Yuletide Melodies

Brought to you by West Kirby Light Opera Society (WKLOS)
Westbourne Hall, West Kirby CH48 4DQ
www.wklos.org.uk

Sat 6 December
Sefton Coast

Waders, sea birds and red squirrels.
www.wirralbirdclub.com Field Meeting.
Non-members are welcome to come to field trips - [click here for more info]

Sat 6th Dec 6pm
Festive Youth Talent Night

To raise funds for the Christmas Lights and the Festival Events, a holly, jolly evening showcasing Wirral's creative talent. The night begins with a play, written and performed by Drama Central Youth Theatre group. When a village gets cut off by a snowstorm, the local children set about lighting it up again. Will they succeed in time for Christmas day?
After a break for refreshments, musician Lucy Mayhew presents a variety of singers, bands and poets, including Tim Lennon, Bronnie Hughes (winner of the Ryan Seacrest competition), Tabitha Hayles, and more. A celebration of young performers in our area.
St Bridget's Centre, St Bridget's Lane, West Kirby www.stbridgetscentre.co.uk
Tickets 10, available from: Lattetude Cafe & Sweet Pea Cafe

Saturday 6th Dec, 7.30 pm
Hoylake Choral Society presents

Karl Jenkins - The Armed Man.
Fauré - Cantique De Jean Racine
Rutter Anthems
Carols for All
Organist - Richard Lea
Conductor - David Bebbington
West Kirby United Reformed Church, Meols Dr, West Kirby CH48 5DA
Tickets for all concerts are 10, Students and Children 3. Tickets can be obtained in advance, from: The Ticket Secretary, Heather Norman 07887 634076; Hoylake Post Office, 48 Market Street, Hoylake; any choir member.
www.hoylakechoralsociety.org.uk

Sunday 7th Dec 10am to 2pmWallasey Food Fair
Wallasey Food Fair

Fresh local food direct from the producer on the first Sunday of every month
St Mary's Catholic College, Wallasey Village CH45 3LN
www.wirralfood.wix.com/wallaseyfoodfair
Phone 07510105549
Email events@themaplecakery.co.uk

Friday Dec 12th 7-30pm onwards
Theatre@Melrose
The Big Christmas Sing

Melrose Hall, Hoylake
Admission Free.
Tea & Mince Pies & Music

Sat 13th Dec 10:30 - 2:30
Friends of Ashton Park Christmas Fair

Stalls galore featuring many ideas for Christmas gifts as well as bric-a-brac, books, raffle and tombola in aid of Ashton Park.
Free admission, good value refreshments - tea, coffee, mince pies etc.
Entertainment - Carols from members of Hoylake Choral Society at 11:00am
Wassail from Green Blade Singers at 2:00pm
Westbourne Community Hall, Westbourne Road, West Kirby
Enjoy the recently refurbished facilities and take a walk in the park from the hall car park to find a Christmas Fairy!

Saturday 13th December 6.00-9.30pm
The Happy Families Christmas Show

The Brookfield Art Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby CH48 4EL
Carols Songs Stories Games Jokes Fun with The Singing Bluebirds Community Choir, Lucy Mayhew & John Gorman.
To put a smile on your face, warm the cockles and whelks of your heart, split your sides and, more importantly, fill you with so much Christmas Spirit you won't want Christmas ever to end.
Tickets: Adult 6 Child 4 Family ticket for four 15 From: Lattetude Cafe and Sweet Pea Cafe
A Brookfield Art Centre Christmas Event for West Kirby visit www.westkirbychristmas.webs.com

Saturday, 13th Dec, 7.30pm
An Evening of Christmas Music

Birkenhead Choral Society is delighted to announce that they will be joined this year by the Oxton St Saviour's Primary School Choir and Wirral Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet at St Saviours Church, Oxton. You will hear carols old and new, interspersed with seasonal readings and music, which promises to be an enjoyable evening for all the family.
Tickets costing 8 are available from BCS members; The Green Community Shop, Oxton; Tapleys, Bebington; Linghams, Heswall and Usher Travel, Liscard. There is no charge for young people under 19 years of age.
Contact 0151 638 6469 for further details.

Saturday 13th Dec, 7.30 pm
The Greasby Players Present
For One Night Only...
The Pantomime Tapes Parts 1 and 2

All your favourite pantomimes wrapped up into one crazy radio style play - not to be missed!!!
Westbourne Hall, West Kirby
10 per ticket, concessions 8 includes a fabulous evening buffet
Tickets available tel 0151 677 9187

Sunday 14th December 9.30am - 4pm
Tackling Suckering Plum And Snowberry In Charlie's Field

New Ferry Butterfly Park
This will be building on last year's project when the area was cleared to bring the field under management for the benefit of butterflies. There will be scything of the adjacent acid grassland area to benefit sheep's sorrel which in turn benefits small copper butterflies.
Stout footwear and waterproofs recommended.
Public transport available - the Park is next to Bebington Train Station. Map of location.
Contact: Paul Loughnane by email or telephone 0151 645 8937.
www.wirralwildlife.org.uk

Sun 14th Dec 10.30am - 3pm
Woodland rhododendron clearing at Royden Park

Come and help with practical woodland work and Nutcrackerremove some of the unwanted rhododendron at Royden Park. Enjoy the fresh air, meet other volunteers and help the environment. Hot potatoes also on the menu.
All tools and gloves provided.
Meet at the Rangers Office, Royden Park.
Special requirements: Out door clothing and waterproofs and able to carry out hands on practical work.
No need to book
Contact e-mail: midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk

Sunday Dec 14th Sunday 12.00 - 2.00
The Santa Treasure Hunt around West Kirby

Starting from the Concourse in front of the West Kirby Library follow the clues on a trip around town and collect the Christmas Treasures as you go. Following a theme of the 12 days of Christmas you will have to collect 12 treasures and find the answers to our riddles and tricky questions.
And at the end there will be a hot drink and mince pie and meet the real Father Christmas...HO HO HO.
Entry Fee Adult 5.00 Child 2.00 to include mince pie and hot drink at the end of the trail. Entry forms available form Lattetude Cafe and Sweet Pea Cafe.

Sun 14th December
Nutcracker
An exciting first - English National Ballet performing Nutcracker as part of their 2014 Christmas Season. And they're screening it at Hoylake Community Cinema!
For more information see Hoylake Community Cinema website: www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat December 20th, 9 - 1pmtwitter logofacebook logo
West Kirby Farmers' Market

St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, West Kirby CH48 5DE
By popular demand - your monthly Farmers' Market in West Kirby. Today and the 4th Sat in every month. Genuine local producers selling quality artisan foods. Organised by local volunteers, producers and Transition Town West Kirby. www.westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk

Sat 20th Dec, 2.00 - 8.00pm
Wirral Creatives Christmas Fair on West Kirby Library Concourse

Over 20 stalls selling hand made goods prefect for those last minute Christmas presents. With a music stage, there will be entertainment all afternoon and into the evening, with local choirs and musicians bringing a feast of seasonal music with a modern twist.

Sat 20th December at 7pm-9pm
Wirral Community Orchestra Christmas Concert

At West Kirby United Reformed Chuch, Meols Drive , West Kirby.
Features a celebration of popular Christmas music and Christmas Carols for all ages to enjoy with audience participation.
Tickets 4 per adult - 10 per family. Refreshemnts of tea/ coffee and mince pies included in the ticket price.
For more details contact us at 0151 632 3045 or via our website www.wirralcommunityorchestra.co.uk

Sun 21st Dec 12.30pm - 3.30pm
Mince Pie Winter Walk from Royden Park

Join the Ranger on this winter amble through some the countryside close to Royden Park. Stop off for a mince pie.
Meet at the Court Yard/Coach House Royden Park.
Special requirements: Sorry no dogs. Warm and waterproof clothing and suitable footwear.
No need to book
Contact e-mail: midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk
N.B.The Santa Special Train Rides run at Royden Park on this day (12 midday - 4pm). *You need to have booked at the station some weeks before this date if you wish a ride*

Sun 21st Dec 7.30-10pm
Carolling
The White Lion Public House, Grange Road, West Kirby
In Victorian times church leaders decided to ban joyous carols in churches, but the people of South Yorkshire chose to sing them in pubs instead and now people travel from far afield to join in their joyous Christmas Celebrations. This year will see the start of this tradition here in West Kirby with an evening of joyful carols to gladden the spirit and the heart.
Just turn up and join in, and Craig and the gang will lead the way.
A Brookfield Art Centre Christmas Event for West Kirby
www.westkirbychristmas.webs.com

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Sat 3rd Jan 11.30amTransition Town West Kirby
Reflective walk to Hilbre Island

An invitation to nurture body and soul. Meet 11.30am at the slipway, Dee Lane.
Please bring protective clothing and some lunch to share. Hot drinks and day room will be available on the Island.
Return approximately 2.30pm
Transition West Kirby's Mellow Yellow Group (tel: 625 9974 for more details)

Thurs 8th Jan 7.30pm
Gretna Green's Secret War

& other Gardens WW1 Munitions Factory
By Bill Johnstone
Deeside Lecture Society... [click here for more info]

Friday 9th January 7.30 p.m.
Kiwis and Kea - Adventures in New Zealand

Room B, Heswall Hall, Heswall.
Cheshire Life nature columnist and photographer Tom Marshall takes us through two years alongside New Zealand's unique wildlife.
Admission 3. All welcome.
www.wirralwildlife.org.uk

Sunday 11th January 9.30am - 4pm
Keeping The Hedgerows In Trim at New Ferry Butterfly Park

Trimming hedgerows to maintain the diversity of shrubs and collect some hedge stakes in the process to sustain hedge laying projects.
Stout footwear and waterproofs recommended.
Public transport available - the Park is next to Bebington Train Station. Map of location.
Contact: Paul Loughnane by email or telephone 0151 645 8937.
www.wirralwildlife.org.uk

Sunday 11th January 11am - 3pm
Save Our Heathlands - Help with scrub clearing on Caldy Hill

Come and help with practical scrub clearing on our heathland at Caldy Hill. Enjoy the fresh air, meet other volunteers and help the environment.
All tools and gloves provided. Meet at the turning point down Fleck Lane, off Column Road near West Kirby. Special requirements: Outdoor clothing and waterproofs and able to carry out hands on practical work. For more details contact midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk

Wed 14 January 7.15pm
Botanic Gardens Liverpool by Steve Lyus

Hoylake & District Gardening Society
Venue: West Kirby Concourse
Talk followed by refreshments. Guests very welcome, 1.50.
... [click here for more info]

Sunday 18th January 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Geology and Soils of Thurstaston Common

Join the Ranger on this walk and find out more what lies beneath your feet. Discover how the sandstone of this part of the Wirral formed and how the soils depict the plants that grow here.
Meet: Thurstaston Hill car park off Telegraph Road.
Special requirements: Warm and waterproof clothing and stout footwear. For more details contact midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk

Tuesday 20th January 11am - 3pm
Save Our Heathlands - Help with scrub clearing on Thurstaston Common

Come and help with practical scrub clearing on our heathland at Thurstaston Common. Enjoy the fresh air, meet other volunteers and help the environment.
All tools and gloves provided.
Meet at Thurstaston Hill car park off Telegraph Road.
Special requirements: Outdoor clothing and waterproofs and able to carry out hands on practical work. For more details contact midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk

Thurs 22nd Jan 7.30pm
More Downstairs than Up

By Garnet Walker
Deeside Lecture Society... [click here for more info]

Thurs 22 January 8pm
"In Search of the Flower Kissers"

The life of Hummingbirds, of which there are 300 species. Michael Leach
Kingsmead School Hall, Bertram Drive, Hoylake CH47 0LL
www.wirralbirdclub.com Non members are very welcome and the charge is 3.50 which includes light refreshments.
For more information, please contact Bill on 0151 648 4253

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 24th January, 9 - 1pmtwitter logofacebook logo
West Kirby Farmers' Market

St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, West Kirby CH48 5DE
By popular demand - your monthly Farmers' Market in West Kirby. Today and the 4th Sat in every month. Genuine local producers selling quality artisan foods. Organised by local volunteers, producers and Transition Town West Kirby. www.westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk

Sunday 25 January
Pennington Flash, nr. Leigh Lake

Varied habitats with a lake, scrapes and wood.
www.wirralbirdclub.com Field Meeting.
Non-members are welcome to come to field trips - [click here for more info]

Sunday 25th January 1pm - 3.30pm
A stroll around Grange Hill

Come on a Ranger led walk over Grange Hill. Enjoy the views if the weather is clear and discover what winter gems can be found here.
Meet at Grange Old Road off Grange Road, West Kirby
Special requirements: Warm and waterproof clothing and stout footwear. Dogs on lead please. For more details contact midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk
Cinema Paradiso
Friday 30th January 7.30pm
Cinema Paradiso

A boy who grew up in a native Sicilian Village returns home as a famous director after receiving news about the death of an old friend.
A Hoylake Community Cinema film, at Hoylake Parade
Licensed bar, fresh food. Doors open 6.30 & film 7.30pm
For more details or to book visit www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk

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Sunday 1st February 10am - 12.30pm
Winter Birds at Royden Park

Join the Ranger and spend some time looking at our resident winter birds and gaining some hints on feeding and nest box locations.
Meet: Coach House/Court Yard at Royden Park. Sorry no dogs. For more details contact midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk

Thurs 5th Feb 7.30pm
Yellowstone

Wonderful Images
By Brian Anderson
Deeside Lecture Society... [click here for more info]

Sunday 8th February 11am - 3pm
Save Our Heathlands - Help with scrub clearing on Thurstaston Common

Come and help with practical scrub clearing on our heathland at Thurstaston Common. Enjoy the fresh air, meet other volunteers and help the environment.
All tools and gloves provided.
Meet at Thurstaston Hill car park off Telegraph Road.
Special requirements: Outdoor clothing and waterproofs and able to carry out hands on practical work. For more details contact midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk

Tues 10th Feb 7.30 pm
Edward Hillditch
'The Story of Bees' Seeds'

Hoylake and West Kirby Civic Society
United Reformed Church Hall, Meols Drive, West Kirby.
New members and visitors are always welcome.
Visitors 2.50 per meeting.

Wed 11 February 7.15pm
How to get the best from Heucheras & Tiarella by Vicky Fox

Hoylake & District Gardening Society
Venue: West Kirby Concourse
Talk followed by refreshments. Guests very welcome, 1.50.
... [click here for more info]

Wednesday 18th February 1.30pm - 3pm
Half Term Fun activities at Royden Park

Join the Rangers and discover what is around Royden park at this time of year and have a go at some fun detective activities.
Meet: Coach House/Court Yard at Royden Park. Sorry no dogs. For more details contact midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk

Thurs 19th Feb 7.30pm
Wirral - How it Was & is Now

Development over past 200 years
By Rod Tann
Deeside Lecture Society... [click here for more info]

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 21st February, 9 - 1pmtwitter logofacebook logo
West Kirby Farmers' Market

St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, West Kirby CH48 5DE
By popular demand - your monthly Farmers' Market in West Kirby. Today and the 4th Sat in every month. Genuine local producers selling quality artisan foods. Organised by local volunteers, producers and Transition Town West Kirby. www.westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk

Ruisi Quartet
Monday 23 Feb 7.30pm
The Ruisi Quartet

Haydn: String Quartet in G, Op.76 No.1
Debussy: String Quartet in g minor, Op.10
Beethoven:String Quartet in E flat, Op.127
Hoylake Chamber Concert Society
At Westbourne Hall, West Kirby CH48 4DQ
More details at www.chamberconcert.co.uk
To read more about The Ruisi Quartet, visit their website www.ruisiquartet.com

Thurs 26 February 8pm
"Chasing the Day"

The extraordinary effect of light on birds, and their behaviour. Keith Offord
Kingsmead School Hall, Bertram Drive, Hoylake CH47 0LL
www.wirralbirdclub.com Non members are very welcome and the charge is 3.50 which includes light refreshments.
For more information, please contact Bill on 0151 648 4253
The Producers
Friday 27th February 7.30pm
The Producers

How can a Broadway producer who has seen his day really make a lot of money? Leave it to writer/director Mel Brooks to answer that, and answer it he does in the uproarious comedy
A Hoylake Community Cinema film, at Hoylake Parade
Licensed bar, fresh food. Doors open 6.30 & film 7.30pm
For more details or to book visit www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk

Sat 28 February
Chester: Heronbridge and River Dee

Easy walk through woods and along the river.
www.wirralbirdclub.com Field Meeting.
Non-members are welcome to come to field trips - [click here for more info]

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Thurs 5th March 7.30pm
Cruising Antarctica

A Captain's Viewpoint by Captain Derrick Kemp
Deeside Lecture Society... [click here for more info]

Tues 10th March 7.30 pm
Michael Murphy
'European Parks'

Hoylake and West Kirby Civic Society
United Reformed Church Hall, Meols Drive, West Kirby.
New members and visitors are always welcome.
Visitors 2.50 per meeting.

Wed 11 March
AGM & Social Evening

Hoylake & District Gardening Society. Guests welcome.
Venue: West Kirby Concourse
For more information, please contact Rachel Ormrod, vice chairman, on 625 7604 or rachelormrod1@gmail.com

Thurs 19th March 7.30pm
A.G.M & Life as a Young Photographer

Tea, coffee & mince pies after lecture by Mike Hall
Deeside Lecture Society... [click here for more info]

Sunday 22nd March 10.30am - 12.30pm
Wildlife Wonder through Stapledon Woods

Join the Ranger on a walk through Stapledon Woods and discover the wildlife at this time of the year. Meet: Kings Drive North off Column Road.
Special requirements: Warm and waterproof Clothing and suitable footwear. Sorry no dogs. For more details contact midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk

Thurs 26 March 8pm
"Green Shoots & Orange Tips"

Spring on the Dee estuary. Matt Thomas
Kingsmead School Hall, Bertram Drive, Hoylake CH47 0LL
www.wirralbirdclub.com Non members are very welcome and the charge is 3.50 which includes light refreshments.
For more information, please contact Bill on 0151 648 4253
Rashomon
Friday 27th March 7.30pm
Rashomon

Set in feudal Japan, this film presents an intriguing tale of violent crime in the woods, told from the perspective of four different characters - a bandit, a woman, her husband and a woodcutter.
A Hoylake Community Cinema film, at Hoylake Parade
Licensed bar, fresh food. Doors open 6.30 & film 7.30pm
For more details or to book visit www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk

Sat 28th March
Shropshire Meres

Walk based around Ellesmere.
www.wirralbirdclub.com Field Meeting. Non-members are welcome to come to field trips - [click here for more info]

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 28th March, 9 - 1pmtwitter logofacebook logo
West Kirby Farmers' Market

St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, West Kirby CH48 5DE
By popular demand - your monthly Farmers' Market in West Kirby. Today and the 4th Sat in every month. Genuine local producers selling quality artisan foods. Organised by local volunteers, producers and Transition Town West Kirby. www.westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk

Saturday 28th March
The St Peter's Singers

Fauré Requiem
Mozart, Coronation Mass
At the Church of the Good Shepherd, Heswall
www.stpeterssingers.co.uk
Tickets 10 from Lingham's, Telegraph Road, Heswall
Mediterranea Trio
Monday 30 March 7.30pm
Mediterranea Trio

Schumann: Piano Trio in d minor, Op.63
Rachmaninov: Piano Trio in g minor, Op.Post.
Beethoven: Piano Trio in B flat, Op.97 ("Archduke")
Hoylake Chamber Concert Society
At Westbourne Hall, West Kirby CH48 4DQ
More details at www.chamberconcert.co.uk
To read more about Mediterranea Trio, visit their website www.mediterraneatrio.com

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Wed 8 April 7.15pm
On the Track of Yaks in Nepal by Rachel Ormrod

Hoylake & District Gardening Society
Venue: West Kirby Concourse
Talk followed by refreshments. Guests very welcome, 1.50.
... [click here for more info]

Thurs 23 April 8pm
"Roaming in Romania"

The Danube Delta and beyond. Richard Steel
Kingsmead School Hall, Bertram Drive, Hoylake CH47 0LLIn The Heat Of The Night
www.wirralbirdclub.com Non members are very welcome and the charge is 3.50 which includes light refreshments.
For more information, please contact Bill on 0151 648 4253

Friday 24th April 7.30pm
In The Heat Of The Night

Detective Virgil Tibbs is caught up in the racial tension of the US South when he is arrested after the murder of a prominent businessman.
A Hoylake Community Cinema film, at Hoylake Parade
Licensed bar, fresh food. Doors open 6.30 & film 7.30pm
For more details or to book visit www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 25th April, 9 - 1pmtwitter logofacebook logo
West Kirby Farmers' Market

St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, West Kirby CH48 5DE
By popular demand - your monthly Farmers' Market in West Kirby. Today and the 4th Sat in every month. Genuine local producers selling quality artisan foods. Organised by local volunteers, producers and Transition Town West Kirby. www.westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk

Sunday 26 April
Slaidburn & River Hodder (by coach)

Spring birding in a beautiful valley with stunning Bowland moors backdrop.
www.wirralbirdclub.com Field Meeting. Non-members are welcome to come to field trips - [click here for more info]

Monday 27 April, 7.30pm
Palomino Quartet

Haydn: String Quartet in C, Op.33 No.3
Ades: Arcadiana, Op.12
Schubert: String Quartet in G, D.887
Hoylake Chamber Concert Society
At Westbourne Hall, West Kirby CH48 4DQ
More details at www.chamberconcert.co.uk

Palomino Quartet- Hayden- Quartet in C Major from Philip Denvir on Vimeo.


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Sat 9 May
Moore Nature Reserve, nr. Warrington

Popular reserve with lakes, woods and pasture.
www.wirralbirdclub.com Field Meeting. Non-members are welcome to come to field trips - [click here for more info]

Tues 12th May 7.30 pm
Eileen Willshaw (Wirral Borough Council Heritage Officer)
'Wirral - Making Our Heritage Matter'

Hoylake and West Kirby Civic Society
United Reformed Church Hall, Meols Drive, West Kirby.
New members and visitors are always welcome.
Visitors 2.50 per meeting.

Wed 13 May 7.15pm
Primulas and Auriculas by Ingrid Millington

Hoylake & District Gardening Society
Venue: West Kirby Concourse
Talk followed by refreshments. Guests very welcome, 1.50.
... [click here for more info]

Thurs 21 May
Thornton Hough Evening Walk

Gentle walk along footpaths around the village.
www.wirralbirdclub.com Field Meeting. Non-members are welcome to come to field trips - [click here for more info]

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

St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, West Kirby CH48 5DE
By popular demand - your monthly Farmers' Market in West Kirby. Today and the 4th Sat in every month. Genuine local producers selling quality artisan foods. Organised by local volunteers, producers and Transition Town West Kirby. www.westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk

Thurs 28 May 8pm
"AGM & Wirral Bird Club Members - Tell Tales"

Stories of birdwatching through the past year. Wirral Bird Club Members
Kingsmead School Hall, Bertram Drive, Hoylake CH47 0LLRed Sorghum
www.wirralbirdclub.com Non members are very welcome and the charge is 3.50 which includes light refreshments.
For more information, please contact Bill on 0151 648 4253

Friday 29th May 7.30pm
Red Sorghum

Set in the northern province of Shandong during the 1920s and early 30s. 7.30pm
A Hoylake Community Cinema film, at Hoylake Parade
Licensed bar, fresh food. Doors open 6.30 & film 7.30pm
For more details or to book visit www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk

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Thurs 25 June 8pm
"Shetland to Scilly"

Over 100 species of birds of the British Isles, from Puffins to rarities. Ashley Grove
Kingsmead School Hall, Bertram Drive, Hoylake CH47 0LLSaturday Night Fever
www.wirralbirdclub.com Non members are very welcome and the charge is 3.50 which includes light refreshments.
For more information, please contact Bill on 0151 648 4253

Friday 26th June 7.30pm
Saturday Night Fever

John Travolta graduated from minor celebrity to superstar with Saturday Night Fever. Travolta plays Tony Manero, a Brooklyn paint-store clerk who'd give anything to break out of his dead-end existence
A Hoylake Community Cinema film, at Hoylake Parade
Licensed bar, fresh food. Doors open 6.30 & film 7.30pm
For more details or to book visit www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk

Sat 27 June
Carsington Water, Peak District (by coach)

Reservoir plus scrapes, woods and meadows. Excellent facilities.
www.wirralbirdclub.com Field Meeting. Non-members are welcome to come to field trips - [click here for more info]

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 27th June, 9 - 1pmtwitter logofacebook logo
West Kirby Farmers' Market

St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, West Kirby CH48 5DE
By popular demand - your monthly Farmers' Market in West Kirby. Today and the 4th Sat in every month. Genuine local producers selling quality artisan foods. Organised by local volunteers, producers and Transition Town West Kirby. www.westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk

--------------------- July 2015 -----------

Thurs 23rd July 8pm
"Bee-eaters & Kingfishers"

An introduction to the birds of Goa. Chris Galvin
Kingsmead School Hall, Bertram Drive, Hoylake CH47 0LL
www.wirralbirdclub.com Non members are very welcome and the charge is 3.50 which includes light refreshments.
For more information, please contact Bill on 0151 648 4253

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 25th July, 9 - 1pmtwitter logofacebook logo
West Kirby Farmers' Market

St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, West Kirby CH48 5DE
By popular demand - your monthly Farmers' Market in West Kirby. Today and the 4th Sat in every month. Genuine local producers selling quality artisan foods. Organised by local volunteers, producers and Transition Town West Kirby. www.westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk

Sunday 26th July
Leasowe Common and River Birket

Returning waders, sea birds and migrants.The Hunt
www.wirralbirdclub.com Field Meeting. Non-members are welcome to come to field trips - [click here for more info]

Friday 31st July 7.30pm
The Hunt

Lucas (Mads Mikkelsen), a highly-regarded school teacher, has been forced to start over having overcome a tough divorce. Just as things are starting to go his way, his life is shattered.
A Hoylake Community Cinema film, at Hoylake Parade
Licensed bar, fresh food. Doors open 6.30 & film 7.30pm
For more details or to book visit www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk

--------------------- August 2015 -----------

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 22nd August, 9 - 1pmtwitter logofacebook logo
West Kirby Farmers' Market

St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, West Kirby CH48 5DE
By popular demand - your monthly Farmers' Market in West Kirby. Today and the 4th Sat in every month. Genuine local producers selling quality artisan foods. Organised by local volunteers, producers and Transition Town West Kirby. www.westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk
The Damned United
Friday 28th August 7.30pm
The Damned United

Set in 1960s and 1970s England, The Damned United tells the confrontational and darkly humorous story of Brian Clough's doomed 44-day tenure as manager of the reigning champions of English football - Leeds United.
A Hoylake Community Cinema film, at Hoylake Parade
Licensed bar, fresh food. Doors open 6.30 & film 7.30pm
For more details or to book visit www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk

--------------------- September 2015 -----------

Friday 25th September 7.30pm
Casablanca

In World War II Casablanca, Rick Blaine, exiled American and former freedom fighter, runs the most popular nightspot in town. The cynical lone wolf Blaine comes into the possession of two valuable letters of transit. Casablanca
A Hoylake Community Cinema film, at Hoylake Parade
Licensed bar, fresh food. Doors open 6.30 & film 7.30pm
For more details or to book visit www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk