Community What's On 2017



Thursday 2nd November 7.30pm
Guardians of the Dawn - The Liverpool Pilots

By John Curry
Deeside Lecture Society event in the Small Hall U.R.C. Church, Meols Drive, West Kirby.
Visitors very welcome.
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Friday 3rd November, 7pm
Party Night at St Michael's Church, Newton

In aid of 'playing my part' church fundraising. Live music from Coast (4 piece folk group), the Greasby Ukes and The Semi Acoustics (Jimmy Rae and Sarah-Lou Fletcher). Small firework display. Tickets are 6 with light refreshments included. Contact David on 07821 346328

Sunday 5 November 1-7pm
West Kirby Light Opera Society (WKLOS) principal auditions for the WKLOS production next year of Once Upon a Time At The Adelphi

At Hoylake Community Centre [download flyer]
To attend or for more info, please contact MIKE ELLIS on 632 1989 or email him at mike@4ellis.co.uk www.wklos.org.uk

Tuesday, 7th November, 10am - 12.30pm
Lantern Making workshop

At Drop In, URC Hall, Meols Drive, West Kirby
Transition Town West Kirby invite you to join Lantern Making Workshops for Travelling Light Lantern Peace Parade. Travelling Light is on 11th November every year and combines German St Martin's lantern celebrations with Armistice Day to promote peace and reconciliation.
We invite you to make a lantern and join us at the parade. Suggested donation: 5 per lantern. Booking is required: 625 9974.

Wed 8th November 7.30pm
Houseplants aren't just for Christmas

by Carol Seery
Join Heswall & District Gardening Society for this talk at Hoylake Parade Community Centre. Guests are always welcome at 2 per meeting which includes tea/coffee.
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Fri 10th November 7.30pm
Steve Tilston & Jez Lowe in concert

Award winning songwriters take to the stage.
West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details and tickets on www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk
(Please note that there is no parking available on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road. We recommend that all visitors park at the Concourse).

Friday 10th Nov 7.30 pm
Chester Zoo: Acting for Wildlife in the UK Too

A talk by Sarah Bird from Chester Zoo.
Room B, Heswall Hall, Heswall
Admission 3. All welcome.
www.wirralwildlife.org.uk
Wirral Farmers' Market
Sat 11th November 9am to 1pm
Wirral Farmers' Market
2nd Saturday of every month
New Ferry Village Hall
www.wirralfarmersmarket.co.uk

Saturday 11th Nov 10am - 5pm
Irby Artists' Autumn Exhibition

St Chads Church Hall, Roslin Road, Irby. CH61 3UH
FREE admission. Many items for sale and refreshments available.
www.irbyartists.com

15th November 7.30pm
Rough Island Band

James Sills and his band on their 'This Island of yours' British tour
West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details and tickets on www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk
(Please note that there is no parking available on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road. We recommend that all visitors park at the Concourse).

Thursday 16th November 7.30pm
The Battle of the Somme

By Judith Beastall
Deeside Lecture Society event in the Small Hall U.R.C. Church, Meols Drive, West Kirby.
Visitors very welcome.
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Friday 17th November 7:00 pm
Bríd Harper & Diarmuid Johnson.

At Melrose Hall, 6 Melrose Avenue, Hoylake, CH47 3BU
Two of the finest Irish Traditional musicians around.
Bríd Harper, regarded as one of Ireland's top traditional fiddle players, joined by Diarmuid Johnson flute and songs.
Tickets 10
Call 0151 632 2152 to reserve
Bring your own drink!

Friday, 17 November 2017 07:30 PM
Don Giovanni

We are delighted that the wonderful Opera Viva have agreed to perform this comedic opera, featuring opera's great anti-hero, inspired by the Spanish Legend of Don Juan, at Heswall Hall (111 Telegraph Rd CH60 0AF). Whether you love opera, or have not seen one previously, but have always fancied giving it a try, this is the one for you. Wonderful music sung by Opera Viva's excellent singers and chorus. Tickets 10 On sale soon - watch out for details - www.heswallhall.co.uk/whats-on-at-heswall-hall/233-don-giovanni.html.
Heswall Farmers' Market
Saturday 18th November 10am to 2pm
Heswall Farmers' Market

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

Saturday 18th November 8:00 pm
Danny Pye: Swing Night

At Melrose Hall, 6 Melrose Avenue, Hoylake, CH47 3BU
*Tickets 5 to inc. Tea & cake.
Bring your own drink!
*Tel: 632 2152 or 632 4548

Thursday 23 November 8pm
"A Shot at Wildlife"
2013 - A year of amazing photos.

Pauline and Ian Greenhalgh
A Wirral Bird Club meeting
At Kingsmead School Hall
Non-members are very welcome and the charge is 4, which includes light refreshments.
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Friday 24th November 7.30 pm -10.30pm
80s DISCO - Save 632 3003 Fundraising Event

Melrose Hall
Organised by the Friends of 632 3003.
There is a maximum capacity at the venue of 100 tickets.
Tickets 8
For more info & to buy tickets go to:
www.melrosehall.org.uk
Facebook: friends of 632 3003
Twitter: @Save6323003
Email: tickets@6323003

Friday 24th November 7.30pm
The Levelling (15)
Hoylake Community Cinema

Outstanding directorial debut set during the Somerset Levels floods of 2014. When a young man dies soon after inheriting the family farm from his dominant father Aubrey (David Troughton), his estranged sister Clover (Ellie Kendrick) returns home.
Directed by Hope Dickson Leach (2016)
www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk/the-levelling-24-11-17

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 25th November, 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 Transition Town West Kirby. www.westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk
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Sunday 26th November 10am
West Kirby Santa Dash
10k or 5k run, 5k or 2k stroll - you choose! Family fun event, raising funds for Wednesday Special Needs Club www.wsnc.co.uk
For further info contact Fiona Hanik 07769 674718

Monday 27 November 7.30pm
Dina Duisen & Ruisi Quartet

Piano quintet
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat, Op.44
Haydn: String Quartet in G, Op.33 No.5
Dvorak: Piano Quintet in A, Op.81
Hoylake Chamber Concert Society - www.chamberconcert.co.uk/nov17.html
At St Hildeburgh's church (corner of Stanley Road and The King's Gap in Hoylake, CH47 1HL).

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Sat 2nd December 10am to 4pm
West Kirby Winter Festival at West Kirby Library

A collaboration between Transition Town West Kirby and West Kirby Library, we'll present a day of making, doing and listening with craft and other stalls, live music, children's storytelling, a community open stage session and more. It's free entry, (although donations are always welcome to help us keep making these events possible at the Transition Town West Kirby stand on the day) and family friendly with children especially welcome. If you'd like to get involved in the music or Homegrown Bananas open stage session please drop us an e-mail to wirralearthfest@gmail.com

Sat 2nd December 8pm
'The Hoylake 1910 Lifeboat Disaster', John Stower presents a musical show, a fundraiser for the RNLI
West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details and tickets on www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk
(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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Thursday 7 & Friday 8 December at 7:30pm and Sunday 10 December at 2:30pm
WKLOS's annual Christmas Concerts 2017 entitled, "The Wonder Of Christmas"

Venue: Westbourne Hall, Westbourne Road, West Kirby CH48 4DQ
Tickets: 12 available by telephoning the box office on: 0151 342 2143 or by booking online at: www.ticketswirral.com (booking fee applies)
For further details visit: www.wklos.org.uk
Licensed bar & refreshments available
The Concert features a hugely entertaining variety of musical numbers celebrating both the traditional and lighter sides of Christmas. A great way to start your festivities!

Thurs 7th December 7.30pm
Spooky Liverpool - The Creepy City

By Ken Pye
Deeside Lecture Society event in the Small Hall U.R.C. Church, Meols Drive, West Kirby.
Visitors very welcome.
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Sat 9th December 9am to 1pm
Wirral Farmers' Market
2nd Saturday of every month
New Ferry Village Hall
www.wirralfarmersmarket.co.uk

Saturday 9th December 10.00 start
Litter Walk on the Wirral Way

(Starting as a group from the Croft Drive Car Park on the Wirral Way)
Please join The High Tidiers for monthly litter picking sessions around West Kirby. Each session is a 90 minute litter pick followed by a short meeting to hear where people want us to litter pick in the future. See our Facebook page for details and photos. www.facebook.com/hightidiersWestKirby

Sat 9th December 8pm
Jazz Club Christmas Party

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

Friday 15th December 7.30pm
White Christmas (U)
Hoylake Community Cinema

Army entertainers captain Bob Wallace (Bing Crosby) and private Phil Davis (Danny Kaye) become successful Broadway producers who join a sister act' (Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen) in a bid to save their former commander's failing business.
Directed by Michael Curtiz (1955)
www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk/white-christmas-15-12-17
At www.hoylakeparade.com

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

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

Sat 16th December 8pm
Children's Christmas Trail and Concert

West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details and tickets on www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk
(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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Sunday 17th December 10.00 to 12.00
Beach Litter Pick

Meet at the Hilbre Tides Noticeboard opposite Dee Lane at the Entrance to West Kirby Beach
Please join The High Tidiers for monthly litter picking sessions around West Kirby. Each session is a 90 minute litter pick followed by a short meeting to hear where people want us to litter pick in the future. See our Facebook page for details and photos. www.facebook.com/hightidiersWestKirby

Sun 17th December 8pm
Carolling at the White Lion

A West Kirby Arts Centre event
Check details and tickets on www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk

Tuesday 19th December 10.00 to 12.00High Tidiers logo
Litter Pick at Sandlea Park

Meet inside the Dee Lane Entrance
Please join The High Tidiers for monthly litter picking sessions around West Kirby. Each session is a 90 minute litter pick followed by a short meeting to hear where people want us to litter pick in the future. See our Facebook page for details and photos. www.facebook.com/hightidiersWestKirby

Wed 20th December 8pm
Young Artists Talent Night

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

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 23rd December, 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 Transition Town West Kirby. www.westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk

23rd December 8pm
Carol Concert

With the Celebrated West Kirby Arts Club Band
West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
Check details and tickets on www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk
(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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Tuesday 9th January 10.00 to 12.00
Litter Pick on Grange Hill

Meet at Grange Cemetery, Lang Lane Entrance
Please join The High Tidiers for monthly litter picking sessions around West Kirby. Each session is a 90 minute litter pick followed by a short meeting to hear where people want us to litter pick in the future. See our Facebook page for details and photos. www.facebook.com/hightidiersWestKirby

Wed 10 January 7.30pm
From the Muddy Banks of the Dee
by Matt Thomas

Join Heswall & District Gardening Society for this talk at Hoylake Parade Community Centre. Guests are always welcome at 2 per meeting which includes tea/coffee.
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Sat 13th January 9am to 1pm
Wirral Farmers' Market
2nd Saturday of every month
New Ferry Village Hall
www.wirralfarmersmarket.co.uk

Thurs 18th Jan 7.30pm
A Captain's Life on a Cruise Ship

A talk by Derrick Kemp
Deeside Lecture Society event in the Small Hall U.R.C. Church, Meols Drive, West Kirby.
Visitors very welcome.
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Heswall Farmers' Market
Saturday 20th Jan 10am to 2pm
Heswall Farmers' Market

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

Sunday 21st January 10.00 to 12.00
Beach Litter Pick

Meet at the Hilbre Tides Noticeboard opposite Dee Lane at the Entrance to West Kirby Beach
Please join The High Tidiers for monthly litter picking sessions around West Kirby. Each session is a 90 minute litter pick followed by a short meeting to hear where people want us to litter pick in the future. See our Facebook page for details and photos. www.facebook.com/hightidiersWestKirby

Thursday 25 January 8pm
"Roadrunner Country"
Southern US states in Spring.

Keith Offord
A Wirral Bird Club meeting
At Kingsmead School Hall
Non-members are very welcome and the charge is 4, which includes light refreshments.
... [more details]

Friday 26th January 7.30pm
Timbuktu (12)
Hoylake Community Cinema

In this extraordinary French-Mauritanian drama, cattle herder Kidane lives with his wife and child near Timbuktu, which has come under the occupation of Islamist rebels. A work of intense anger that resonates with razor sharp wit and compassion.
www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk/timbuktu-26-01-18
At www.hoylakeparade.com

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 27th January, 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 Transition Town West Kirby. www.westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk

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Thurs 1st Feb7.30pm
Understanding Ness- the Evolution of a Botanic Garden

A talk by Nick Lightfoot
Deeside Lecture Society event in the Small Hall U.R.C. Church, Meols Drive, West Kirby.
Visitors very welcome.
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Sat 10th February 9am to 1pm Wirral Farmers' Market logo
Wirral Farmers' Market
2nd Saturday of every month
New Ferry Village Hall
www.wirralfarmersmarket.co.uk

Wed 14 February 7.30pm
Waking up the Garden

by Richard Lewis
Join Heswall & District Gardening Society for this talk at Hoylake Parade Community Centre. Guests are always welcome at 2 per meeting which includes tea/coffee.
... [more details]

Thurs 15th Feb 7.30pm
My Life as a Flautist

A talk by Myra Pigott
Deeside Lecture Society event in the Small Hall U.R.C. Church, Meols Drive, West Kirby.
Visitors very welcome.
... [more details]
Heswall Farmers' Market
Saturday 17th Feb 10am to 2pm
Heswall Farmers' Market

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

Thursday 22 February 8pm
"Discovering Doñana"
The birds of the most important wetlands in SW Spain.

Paul Kenyon
A Wirral Bird Club meeting
At Kingsmead School Hall
Non-members are very welcome and the charge is 4, which includes light refreshments.
... [more details]

Friday 23rd February 7.30pm
Under the Skin 23.02.18 (15)
Hoylake Community Cinema

Remarkable sci-fi with Scarlett Johansson as a predatory alien who drives around Scotland, 'picking up' men. Although a box office failure, it won numerous awards and was lauded by critics and audiences alike. A must see... absorbing in every sense!
Directed by Jonathan Glazer (2013)
www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk/under-the-skin-23-02-18
At www.hoylakeparade.com

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 24th 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 Transition Town West Kirby. www.westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk

Monday 26 February 7.30pm
Foyle & Stsura
Violin & piano duo

Tchaikovsky: Souvenier d'un lieu cher, Op.42
Lutoslawski: Partita
Schumann: Violin Sonata in a minor, Op.105
Brahms: Violin Sonata in d minor, Op.108
Hoylake Chamber Concert Society - www.chamberconcert.co.uk/feb18.html
At St Hildeburgh's church (corner of Stanley Road and The King's Gap in Hoylake, CH47 1HL).