Community What's On 2015




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 Methodist Church, Westbourne Road CH48 4DQ
Talk followed by refreshments. Guests very welcome, 1.50.
... [click here for more info]

Thursday 12th February
Incedible Edible Transition West Kirby installation of three new planters at the Concourse.

They have been made from reclaimed timber and will be home for dwarf rootstock fruit trees as the central feature.
Hopefully we can also plant some more fruit trees next to the bike stands in the grassy area of the Concourse, too.
As always we are looking for volunteers to help with the maintenance and planting.
If you would like to get involved, you can contact Carola on 07724175779
Transition Town West Kirby
Sat 14th Feb
Mellow Yellow AGM and a special Valentine's Day Homegrown Bananas session at West Kirby Library.

The AGM will take place from 2pm and Homegrown Bananas will take place afterwards from 3pm.
Suggested donation is 4 and songs, stories and poems about love are welcomed, be it for the local community, a person or any other topics.
Check social media for main artists closer to the day and make sure to bring all the family!

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]

Saturday 21 February 7:30pm
The Port Sunlight Sea Dogs - Shanties and Songs of the Sea
Ruisi Quartet
A special performance in aid of RNLI
Wirral Festival of Firsts and Melrose Hall
At Melrose Hall, 6 Melrose Avenue, Hoylake, CH47 3BU
Free entry
Bucket Collections for RNLI
Tea and cake will be available to buy
and/or bring your own drinks!
Enquiries: 01516322152 or 01516324548

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

Tuesday 24th Feb 9.30am - 3pm.Transition Town West Kirby
Learn Hedgelaying Skills

Friends of Grange Park are joining Transition Town West Kirby in a Hedgelaying skillshare.
Bring lunch to share. Donations welcome. Stay for as long or as little as you like.
Grange Park, West Kirby

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 345 4978
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

Friday 27th February 7.30pm (& Saturday matineee 2 pm)
Persefone and the Pomegranate Seed.

West Wirral Musical Society
Melrose Hall, Melrose Avenue, Hoylake, Wirral CH47 3BU
Tickets inc tea & cakes and/or bring your own drinks.
From 632 2152 or 632 4548

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 28th 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

Saturday 28th February 2 pm.
Persefone and the Pomegranate Seed.

West Wirral Musical Society
Melrose Hall, Melrose Avenue, Hoylake, Wirral CH47 3BU
Tickets inc tea & cakes and/or bring your own drinks.
From 632 2152 or 632 4548

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]

--------------------- March 2015 -----------
Sunday 1st March 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

Thurs 5th March 7.30pm
Cruising Antarctica

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

Sat 7th March 10am til 2pm
Neston Farmers' & Food Makers' Market
And the first Saturday of every month, at the Market Square, Neston.
With the best locally grown and farmed produce, artisan and specialist food products and much more. Whatever your tastes you're sure to find something to enjoy. From pies to preserves, gourmet chocolate to lovely homemade cakes and savouries the market will host a wide range of mouth-watering delights, and live music on the day to keep you entertained while you shop. More details at www.discoverneston.co.uk/market.

Sun 8th March 10am to 3pmHoylake Local Food Fair
Hoylake Local Food Fair
At Hoylake Parade, Hoylake CH47 3AG
Local producers, local food, cookery demos.
Fundraising for Hoylake Parade lift fund.

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 11th March
AGM & Social Evening

Hoylake & District Gardening Society. Guests welcome.
Venue: Westbourne Hall, Westbourne Rd, West Kirby CH48 4DQ
For more information, please contact Rachel Ormrod, vice chairman, on 625 7604 or rachelormrod1@gmail.com

Friday, March 13th 7:00 for 7:30 p.m. start
West Kirby's Windmill A Mediaeval Landmark

An illustrated talk by G Rymill at St Bridget's Centre, St Bridget's Lane, West Kirby
Tickets on the door: 5 for non-members; 2.50 for Friends of West Kirby Museum

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 Wander 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 345 4978
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 March 28th 7.30pm.
Calico - Ceilidh Night

Melrose Hall, Melrose Avenue, Hoylake, Wirral CH47 3BU
Tickets 5 inc tea & cakes and/or bring your own drinks.
From 632 2152 or 632 4548

Saturday 28th MarchMediterranea Trio
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

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

--------------------- April 2015 -----------

Friday 3rd April - Monday 6th April 11.00am - 4.00pm
Easter Art Exhibition at the Coach House Royden Park

Come and see a variety of paintings all on display in the Coach House at Royden Park. Browse, purchase or potter.
Including a children's workshop all within the Coach House.
The Tea Servery here is open for refreshments.
Contact numbers/e-mail: midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk 0151 677 7594

Sat 4th April 10am til 2pm
Neston Farmers' & Food Makers' Market
And the first Saturday of every month, at the Market Square, Neston.Neston Farmers Market
With the best locally grown and farmed produce, artisan and specialist food products and much more. Whatever your tastes you're sure to find something to enjoy. From pies to preserves, gourmet chocolate to lovely homemade cakes and savouries the market will host a wide range of mouth-watering delights, and live music on the day to keep you entertained while you shop. More details at www.discoverneston.co.uk/market.

Sunday 5th April 10am to 2pm
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

Sunday 5th April 1.30pm - 3.00pm
Easter Happenings at Royden Park

Have ago at an Easter Egg hunt and enjoy the Easter Happenings at Royden Park
The Tea Servery here is open for refreshments and visit the Art Exhibition within the Coach House
Contact numbers/e-mail: midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk 0151 677 7594

Bank Holiday Monday 6th April 10.30am - 12.30pm
Spring Happenings at Royden Park

Discover what is happening during Spring at Royden Park. What are those early flowers and listen to the bird songs as many prepare to nest. This Ranger led walk discovers these and other interesting facts.
Meet: Court Yard/Coach House at Royden Park.
The Tea Servery here is open for refreshments. Sorry no dogs.
Contact numbers/e-mail: midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk 0151 677 7594

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

Hoylake & District Gardening Society
Venue: venue to be announced
Talk followed by refreshments. Guests very welcome, 1.50.
... [click here for more info]

Sunday 12th April 10.00am - 4.00pm
Static live Birds of Prey Display - Coach House, Royden Park

Visit Royden Park today and see these wonderful Birds of Prey from all over the world within the Coach House. These are all birds of Steve Dewsnap of Rockcliffe Raptors. Special requirements: Sorry no dogs within the Coach House
The Tea Servery here is open for refreshments.
Contact numbers/e-mail: midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk 0151 677 7594

Sunday 12th April 1.30pm - 3.00pm
A walk in the woods

Join the Ranger on this spring woodland walk in Royden Park.
Enjoy the fresh air, meet other people and discover what spring wildlife is active at this time of year.
Meet: Court Yard/Coach House at Royden Park.
The Tea Servery here is open for refreshments.
Special requirements: Out door clothing and waterproofs and able to carry out hands on practical work.
No need to book
Contact numbers/e-mail: midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk 0151 677 7594

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th April 10.00am - 4.00pm
Peninsula Arts and Crafts Display in the Coach House, Royden Park

Come and see a variety of crafts all on display in the Coach House at Royden Park. Browse, purchase or potter.
The Tea Servery here is open for refreshments.
Contact numbers/e-mail: midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk 0151 677 7594

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 345 4978

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

Saturday, 25 April 11am to 3:30pm
Coastal Foraging - Shoreline and Estuary, Parkgate/Thurstaston

With Eden Wild Food
Details and tickets at www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/coastal-foraging-shoreline-and-estuary-parkgatethurstaston-tickets-15435144934
For more information and for foraging tips and tricks check out www.edenwildfood.co.uk or on Facebook www.facebook.com/edenwildfood or @edenwildfood on twitter.

Saturday April 25th 7.30pm
An Evening with Johnny Kennedy

Melrose Hall, Melrose Avenue, Hoylake, Wirral CH47 3BU
Tickets 5 inc tea & cakes and/or bring your own drinks.
From 632 2152 or 632 4548

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]

Sun 26th April 9.30-4.30pm
Wild Food Day at Ness Gardens

The majority of the day will be spent in the glorious grounds of Ness, foraging and getting to know the edible wildlife on display. The tail end of the day will be dedicated to reviewing our finds and cooking up the very best wild foods for sampling.
Cost: 45 (includes buffet lunch and all hand-outs). Bookings can be made via Ness on 0151 353 0123 (please note a deposit is payable in advance to secure your place)

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 2nd May 10am til 2pmNeston Farmers Market
Neston Farmers' & Food Makers' Market
And the first Saturday of every month, at the Market Square, Neston.
With the best locally grown and farmed produce, artisan and specialist food products and much more. Whatever your tastes you're sure to find something to enjoy. From pies to preserves, gourmet chocolate to lovely homemade cakes and savouries the market will host a wide range of mouth-watering delights, and live music on the day to keep you entertained while you shop. More details at www.discoverneston.co.uk/market.

Saturday 2nd Sunday 3rd and Bank Holiday Monday 4th May 10.00am - 4.00pm
Peninsula Arts and Crafts Display in the Coach House, Royden Park

Come and see a variety of crafts all on display in the Coach House at Royden Park. Browse, purchase or potter.
The Tea Servery here is open for refreshments.
Contact numbers/e-mail: midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk 0151 677 7594

Date Sunday 3rd May 4.30am - 6.30am
Dawn Chorus at Royden Park

Listen to the fantastic sounds of nature as birds sing at this very early time of year. If you have them, bring a pair of binoculars.
Meet: Court Yard/Coach House at Royden Park.
Special requirements - Sorry no dogs. Warm and waterproof clothing.
Booking requirements/numbers: *Booking essential* Please contact Royden Park on 0151 677 7594
Contact numbers/e-mail: midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk

Sunday 3rd May 10am to 2pm
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

8th, 9th & 10th May
The British Open Team Dinghy Racing Championships 'The Wilson Trophy'

The largest, most prestigious event in the international dinghy team racing calendar it takes place at The Marine Lake, West Kirby, Wirral's world-renowned sailing amphitheatre. World class sailors will be competing against each other for this coveted trophy.
See the website www.wilsontrophy.co.uk for full details

Friday, May 8th 7:00 for 7:30 p.m. start.
West Kirby, Hoylake and the Lusitania

An illustrated talk by Heather Chapman
at St Bridget's Centre, St Bridget's Lane, West Kirby
Tickets on the door: 5 for non-members; 2.50 for Friends of West Kirby Museum

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]

Sunday 10th May 11.00am - 3.00pm
Animal Ark at Royden Park

Come and see a variety of exotic and native animals form skunks to chameleons, snakes to spiders and lots more!
Meet: In the Coach House at Royden Park
Special requirements: Sorry no dogs.
Contact numbers/e-mail: midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk

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: venue to be announced
Talk followed by refreshments. Guests very welcome, 1.50.
... [click here for more info]

Sunday 17th May 10.00am - 4.00pm
Vintage Car Rally at Royden Park

Come and see a range of vintage cars parked in the main events field at Royden Park.
The Tea Servery at Royden Park is open for refreshments.
Contact numbers/e-mail: midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk 0151 677 7594

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

Saturday 23rd, Sunday 24th and Bank Holiday Monday 25th May at 10.00am - 4.00pm
Peninsula Arts and Crafts Display in the Coach House, Royden Park

Come and see a variety of crafts all on display in the Coach House at Royden Park. Browse, purchase or potter.
The Tea Servery here is open for refreshments.
Contact numbers/e-mail: midwirralrangers@wirral.gov.uk 0151 677 7594

Sun 24th May 10am-2pm
Coastal Forage

This foraging session will involve exploring the sand flats of the Dee estuary on the Wirral for a variety of interesting and highly edible coastal plants. Conditions allowing, and with a little luck, we will look to find and harvest some estuary molluscs including clams and cockles. This fun and informative foraging session is suitable for adults and children alike and should make for a fun group day out. The session will last four, or slightly more, hours so please bring food and drink to keep energy levels up. Outdoor footwear including wellies/waders is well advised. Details of the meeting place will be provided on booking. Cost Adults 20, Children 10
Bookings, which are essential, must be made via Jesper on 07900544826 or via info@jesperlaunder.com

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 345 4978

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

--------------------- June 2015 -----------

Sat 6th June 10am til 2pm
Neston Farmers' & Food Makers' Market
And the first Saturday of every month, at the Market Square, Neston.
With the best locally grown and farmed produce, artisan and specialist food products and much more. Whatever your tastes you're sure to find something to enjoy. From pies to preserves, gourmet chocolate to lovely homemade cakes and savouries the market will host a wide range of mouth-watering delights, and live music on the day to keep you entertained while you shop.Wallasey Food Fair More details at www.discoverneston.co.uk/market.

Sunday 7th June 10am to 2pm
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

Sunday 21st June
Wirral LLR Bikeathon

Raising sponsorship money for the charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research (LLR) why not set yourself a new challenge! Whether it's a physical or fundraising challenge, why not join them for a fantastic day out to raise money for those affected by blood cancers? Everyone from 8 to 80 can take part in the Wirral Bikeathon. Whether you're riding solo or as a group, the day guarantees fun for all ages. So motivate your friends, family and colleagues now!
www.wirralbikeathon.com

Sunday 21st June
Oxton Secret Gardens

Over 20 local gardens to explore, many with entertainers and artistes, Village Centre entertainments, children's treats and refreshments
www.oxtonsociety.org.uk

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 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 345 4978
Saturday Night Fever
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

Sunday 28th June
The Wirral Coastal Walk 2015

Organised by the Rotary Club of North Wirral, this 15 mile charity walk from Seacombe to Thurstaston takes you around the scenic coastline of the Wirral Peninsula.
www.wirralcoastalwalk.org

Sun 28th Jun 9.30am-4.30pm
Herb Day at Ness Gardens

This course gives insights into many herbal applications of both native and non-native species, and offering practical techniques for making the most of garden herbs. A brief classroom introduction is followed by an extensive herb identification walk, where you will collect a small sample of medicinal plants followed by lunch. The afternoon includes a further short walk followed by a session making a variety of herbal preparations in class, including tinctures, syrups and ointments. This is a popular course and spaces are limited so early booking is advised.
45.00 per person (includes, lunch, course and admission)
Bookings are made via Ness on 0151 353 0123 (Please note: a deposit is payable in advance to secure your place)

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

Sat 4th July
Wirral Festival of Firsts Festi-Velo!
Traffic-free fancy dress family cycling fun from West Kirby to Meols.
More details coming soon.

Sat 4th July 10am til 2pm
Neston Farmers' & Food Makers' Market
And the first Saturday of every month, at the Market Square, Neston.
With the best locally grown and farmed produce, artisan and specialist food products and much more. Whatever your tastes you're sure to find something to enjoy. From pies to preserves, gourmet chocolate to lovely homemade cakes and savouries the market will host a wide range of mouth-watering delights, and live music on the day to keep you entertained while you shop. More details at www.discoverneston.co.uk/market.

Sunday 5th July 10am to 2pm
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

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 345 4978

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
Hoylake Allotment Open Day

Lots to see & do, stalls, bbq for the annual allotment open day - a great day out for all the family.
Hoylake Allotments - access at the bottom of Sandringham Avenue, Hoylake.

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

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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

Sun 23rd Aug
Coastal Foraging Session

This fun summertime foraging session will include exploring the sand flats of the Dee estuary on the Wirral for a variety of interesting and highly edible coastal plants. This informative foraging session is suitable for adults and children alike and should make for an enjoyable group day out. The session will last four, or slightly more, hours so please bring food and drink to keep energy levels up. Outdoor footwear including wellies/waders is well advised. Details of the meeting place will be provided on booking. Cost Adults 20, Children 10
Bookings, which are essential, must be made via Jesper on 07900544826 or via info@jesperlaunder.com

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

Saturday, 29th August
Show Your Own

Hoylake's annual fruit & veg show.
More details soon.

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Saturday 12th Septemeber
Wirral Earth Fest
More Earth Fest magic coming your way. Local food, local community, local music, local fun. Don't miss it this year! More details soon.

Sunday 20th Sept, starting at 11.00am
The annual Hoylake 10k run

The 10k Run is held annually to raise funds for the Wednesday Special Needs Club. The club runs and maintains the Soft Play Sensory Resource for Wirral's special needs people of all ages. The money raised from the 10k is used for the upkeep of the Sensory Resource. It is located in the The Parade Hoylake Community Centre, Hoyle Road, Hoylake.
For further information please visit www.wsnc.co.uk

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.
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
<b>Raising Agents</b>
Sun 27th September 1.00pm
Raising Agents - 100 years of the Women's Institute.
Theatre on the plot with the amazing Mikron Touring Theatre Company.

Bunnington WI is a bit down-at-heel. Dwindling membership means they can barely afford the hall, let alone a decent speaker. So when a PR guru becomes a member, the women are glad of new blood. Initially...
Gilroy Community Allotment Site, Gilroy Road, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 6DG.
A collection will be taken after the show.
Refreshments at the interval. Bring chairs, blankets and a picnic
Outdoor show with indoor back up in the event of very poor weather.
www.mikron.org.uk