Community What's On 2016




----------------------- August -------------

Monday 22nd August 2016 at 6.15pm
Breeze Ladies Evening Coastal Bike Ride

Join us on this gentle ride along the coast from New Brighton to Hoylake - all flat and great views across to Crosby and North Wales. Around 15 miles round trip at a gentle pace.
Read more at www.goskyride.com/Search/Details?eventid=82344

Friday 26th August 10am - 3pm
Hilbre Island Walk

With Wirral Wildlife
Arrive at 9.45 a.m. - prompt start (due to tides)
Meet on West Kirby slipway at the end of Dee Lane, next to Wirral Sailing Club.
Another chance to join our popular family trip as we walk two miles across the sands to Hilbre Island where hundreds of seals are hauled out on the sand banks of the River Dee. Many more swim around to the end of the island where you can get closer to them.
The walk is ideal for children and families and will include a seaside scavenger hunt, rock pool dipping, bird and seal watching.
Not suitable for children under 5 due to the long distance across to the island.
Cost: 5 adults/ 3 children.
To book: www.cheshirewildlifetrust.org.uk/events/2016/08/26/hilbre-island-walk

Friday 26th August to Monday 29th August
Hoylake Beer Festival 2016

Over 70 beers plus cider and wine, food and entertainment. Tickets are available from the reception at Hoylake Parade Community Centre or from www.hoylakebeerfestival.co.uk
West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 27th August, 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, including homebaked biscuits, traybakes, small cakes & flapjacks from the West Kirby kitchen of Funky Flapjacks. 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
Show Your Own
Sat 27th August 10am - 4pm
Show Your Own

Hoylake Allotment Association and Melrose Hall present a friendly local competition to champion local growers and artistic talents. Sections on Fruit, Cut Flowers, Pot Plants, Vegetables, Art, Wine, Childrens. Enter the fruit of your labours, or just come along to view. Refreshments available. Download schedule here or pick up from The Help Shop at Melrose Hall or telephone 0151 632 2152

Sunday 28th August 11.30 - 4.30 pm
Seal Watching

Volunteers from the Friends of Hilbre will set up the telescope and binoculars near the telegraph station on Hilbre Island to offer seal watching. (Weather permitting)

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Thurs 1st September, 7pm
Film Night and discussion

A Transition Town West Kirby Energy Group presentation
At West Kirby Arts Centre www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk
Free entry with bar, tea and coffee
No Parking on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road, if driving please use Concourse car park.

Fri 2nd September
The Rocket

A boy who is believed to bring bad luck to everyone around him leads his family and two new friends through Laos to find a new home
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 3rd September 9am til 1pm
Neston Farmers' & Food Makers' Market
The first Saturday of every month, at the Market Square, Neston.

Sat 3rd Sept., 10.00am & 12noon.
Ashton Park Guided Walks

*Booking essential* To book contact: Martin Harrison, 0151 625 8535 or martin@harrison5050.fsnet.co.uk,
A Wirral Heritage Open Day. Enjoy Wirral's history, heritage and architecture. Over 70 buildings open and 30 walks and tours organised. To find out more visit www.wirralhistoryandheritage.org.uk or collect a Heritage Open Days brochure from a library.

Sat 3rd 10am to 4pm,
Open Day at West Kirby Museum,

St Bridget's Centre, St Bridget's Lane, West Kirby,
A Wirral Heritage Open Day. Enjoy Wirral's history, heritage and architecture. Over 70 buildings open and 30 walks and tours organised. To find out more visit www.wirralhistoryandheritage.org.uk or collect a Heritage Open Days brochure from a library.

Sat 3rd Sept, 10am - 4pm
Open Day at St Bridget's Church

St Bridget's Lane, West Kirby
A Wirral Heritage Open Day. Enjoy Wirral's history, heritage and architecture. Over 70 buildings open and 30 walks and tours organised. To find out more visit www.wirralhistoryandheritage.org.uk or collect a Heritage Open Days brochure from a library.

Sat 3rd September 12-4pm
Neighbourhood Picnic

Friends of Victoria Gardens, West Kirby, invite you to a 'Neighbourhood Picnic' in the Gardens, with a bouncy castle, donkey rides, raffle, cakes and produce, bowls. Please do join us then, and bring your friends.

Wed 7th Sept 10.30am
West Kirby Old Village Walk
*Booking essential*
To book contact : Heather Chapman 0151 625 7013
A 1 mile circular walk through the Old centre of West Kirby - once a bustling community with farms, shops, and some 17th C buildings.
A Wirral Heritage Open Day. Enjoy Wirral's history, heritage and architecture. Over 70 buildings open and 30 walks and tours organised. To find out more visit www.wirralhistoryandheritage.org.uk or collect a Heritage Open Days brochure from a library.

Wed 7th Sept 2-3.30pm
Racing the Classics - a Golden era of Motorbike racing in the 70s

Rolph Vestrum
Let's Talk About Sport
At St Hildeburghs Church Centre, Hoylake
Cost - FREE. Refreshments provided
Contact Kate Hughes kate@kh2.org.uk or 07590 728456

Fri 9th, & Sat 10th Sept, 10am-4pm
Open Day at West Kirby Methodist Church,

Westbourne Road, West Kirby
A Wirral Heritage Open Day. Enjoy Wirral's history, heritage and architecture. Over 70 buildings open and 30 walks and tours organised. To find out more visit www.wirralhistoryandheritage.org.uk or collect a Heritage Open Days brochure from a library.
Alastair McIntosh
Fri 9th Sept 7.30pm
Wirral Earth Fest Launch Event with Alastair McIntosh

Alastair McIntosh with a talk on the link between our care for the earth and our own inner lives, and the enduring meaning of St. Bridget in environmental activism.
Supported by local new-folk band The Kirk Owls and The Storyfest Tellers. Tickets are just 5 and can be picked up at St. Bridget's parish office. Information: 625 4109

Sat 10th September 9am to 1pm
Wirral Farmers' Market
2nd Saturday of every month
New Ferry Village Hall
www.wirralfarmersmarket.co.uk

Sat 10th Sept, 10am to 4pm,
Open Day at West Kirby Museum,

St Bridget's Centre, St Bridget's Lane, West Kirby,
A Wirral Heritage Open Day. Enjoy Wirral's history, heritage and architecture. Over 70 buildings open and 30 walks and tours organised. To find out more visit www.wirralhistoryandheritage.org.uk or collect a Heritage Open Days brochure from a library.

Sat 10th Sept, 10am - 4pm
Open Day at St Bridget's Church

St Bridget's Lane, West Kirby
A Wirral Heritage Open Day. Enjoy Wirral's history, heritage and architecture. Over 70 buildings open and 30 walks and tours organised. To find out more visit www.wirralhistoryandheritage.org.uk or collect a Heritage Open Days brochure from a library.

Sat 10th Sept 12noon - 5pm
Wirral Earth Fest

A celebration of earth and people-friendly WirralWirral Earth Fest
Local music, food and lots of fun.
Entertainment for all the family, with local music, local food, stalls, BBQ, real ale, pop up performances, workshops and storytelling!

Sat 10th Sept 1pm to 4pm
Open Day at Shore Cottage ("Sally's Cottage")

Thurstaston Beach off Station Road, Thurstaston, CH61 0HN
A Wirral Heritage Open Day. Enjoy Wirral's history, heritage and architecture. Over 70 buildings open and 30 walks and tours organised. To find out more visit www.wirralhistoryandheritage.org.uk or collect a Heritage Open Days brochure from a library.

Sunday September 11th 2-4pm
Port Sunlight Lyceum Brass

Ashton Park Summer Concert Series
Performances will take place in the Upper Park Arena, Ashton Park, West Kirby

Wednesday 14th September at 2pm
West Wirral Family History Group

Westbourne Community Centre, Westbourne Road, West Kirby, CH48 4DQ
'Cheshire Maps and Mapmakers' - an illustrated talk by Jonathan Pepler
Visitors welcome, 2.00 including refreshments
... [more details]

Wednesday, 14th Sept 2pm
Tea Dance

Come along and enjoy our lovely tea dance with live music from our resident trio, The Swingmasters. If you're not a dancer, come along anyway and listen to the music, enjoy a cup of tea and a chat with new friends. 2:00-4:30pm. Admission 4 on the door.
Heswall Hall - 111 Telegraph Rd, Heswall, Wirral, Merseyside CH60 0AF, 0151 342 2614 www.heswallhall.co.uk

Wed 14th September 7.30pm
Grow Your Own Cutting Garden

by Chris Davies
Hoylake & District Gardening Society
Mini Hall at Hoylake Parade Community Centre
Talk followed by refreshments. Guests very welcome, 2.
... [click here for more info]
<b>Heswall Farmers' Market</b>
Saturday 17th September 10am to 3pm
Heswall Farmers' Market

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

Saturday 17th Sept 10am-5pm & Sunday 18th 1-4pm
New Beginnings! Flower Festival

West Kirby URC church will be adorned with flower displays on the theme of New Beginnings by award winning designers, local flower clubs and church members. Refreshments will be available alongside workshops including The Lonely Bouquet and Felt Flower Badges, plus a Pop-Up Choir anyone can join will rehearse on Saturday, 1.30-2.30pm and perform at 3pm! Admission by programme (3).
West Kirby URC, Meols Drive, West Kirby, CH48 5DA
www.wkurc.org.uk
Pure - the business of chocolate
Sunday 18th Sept 1pm
Theatre on the Plot

Pure - The business of chocolate
A musical romp through the history and the future of chocolate from the talented, energetic & funny Mikron Touring Theatre Company
Outdoor show at Gilroy Community Allotments - under cover in the case of bad weather
Bring chairs & blankets and a picnic
Tea & cake on sale
No tickets - a cash collection after the show
www.mikron.org.uk

Wed 21st Sept 10-2 & 6-7.30
Hoylake Parade Language Centre Enrolment Day

New adult language classes.
Beginners, improvers & advanced.
Spanish, Italian, French, German, Greek, English (ESOL), Mandarin & Japanese.
At Hoylake Parade Community Centre - more details and/or booking at www.wirraltutorsnetwork.co.uk or 07910 833 584

Wed 21st Sept 7.15 for 7.30pm
Royal Scottish Country Dancing Society

Watch some advanced dances before learning a few beginners dances yourself and then enjoying some well-earned refreshments.
West Kirby URC, Meols Drive, West Kirby, CH48 5DA
www.wkurc.org.uk

Thursday 22 September 8pm
Birds of Prey and Falconry
Raptors at the nest, falconers and campaigning for habitats.
Ben Tarvie
A Wirral Bird Club meeting
At Kingsmead School Hall, Hoylake, CH47 0LL.
Visitors welcome, 4 including refreshments
... [more details]

Friday 23rd Sept 7 for 7.30pm
Sing Along Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

A free sing along film, accompanied by lots of fun and laughter! Fancy Dress Optional!
West Kirby URC, Meols Drive, West Kirby, CH48 5DA
www.wkurc.org.uk
West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 24th September, 9 - 1pm
West Kirby Farmers' Market

St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, West Kirby CH48 5DE
Buy from a great selection of locally produced food, including homemade pasta, sauces and pesto from Hemingway's Pasta. 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 twitter logofacebook logo

Sunday 25th September 10 - 4 pm
Seal Watching

Volunteers from the Friends of Hilbre will set up the telescope and binoculars near the telegraph station on Hilbre Island to offer seal watching. (Weather permitting)

Sunday, 25th Sept 11am
Hoylake 10k Run

The 10k Run is held annually to raise funds for the Wednesday Special Needs Club, which runs and maintains the Soft Play Sensory Resource for Wirrals special needs people of all ages.
For more details and to book www.wsnc.co.uk/html/10k_fun_run.html

Monday 26 September 7.30pm
Wirral Chamber Music Series
Luba Tunnicliffe (viola) and Hannah Watson (piano)

Vieuxtemps: Sonata for Viola and Piano in B flat, Op.36
Rebecca Clarke: Sonata for Viola and Piano in e minor, Op.30 No.2
Schumann: Marchenbilder, Op.113
Brahms: Viola Sonata in E flat, Op.120 No.2
St Hildebergh's Church, Hoylake CH47 1HL
For more details about concerts and ticketing see the Hoylake Chamber Concert Society website www.chamberconcert.co.uk
<b>Dana and Susan Robinson</b>
Thursday 29th Sept 7.45pm
Dana and Susan Robinson

West Kirby Arts Centre
An exploration of rural America with elegant simplicity. Rich, intimate harmonies are supported by Dana's powerful guitar and fiddle playing and Susan's delicate, sometimes funky, sometimes haunting mountain banjo sound.
Tickets 10 online or on the door www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk/product/dana-and-sue-robinson-west-kirby-arts-centre

Friday 30th September 11am -2pm
MacMillan Coffee Morning at West Kirby Library

Come and join in the fun, and support a great cause.
With Friends of Hoylake & West Kirby Libraries

Fri 30th September
Robot & Frank

The film is set in the near future. Frank is a retired cat-burglar living alone while his successful son, Hunter, tries to care for him from afar. Finally, Hunter gets him a robot caretaker, but Frank soon learns that the robot could be useful as a burglary aide.
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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Sat 1st October 9-1pm
Neston Farmers' & Food Makers' Market
The first Saturday of every month, at the Market Square, Neston.
<b>Brunt Boggart</b>
Sat 1st October 7pm
Brunt Boggart

An evening of folk music and storytelling At West Kirby Arts Centre
Free entry with bar, tea and coffee
No Parking on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road, if driving please use Concourse car park.

Tuesday 4th October 2.30-4.00pm
Poetry & pies

An afternoon tea and an opportunity to share favourite poems, at West Kirby Library. Tickets 3.50 (Friends 3)
With Friends of Hoylake & West Kirby Libraries

Tuesday 4th October 6-7.30pm
OPEN MIC EVENT
At West Kirby Library.
A Wirral Libraries Poetry Week event

Wed 5th October 2-3.30pm
The life of Tranmere legend - Johnny King

Tony Adams- Tranmere Rovers FC unofficial historian
Let's Talk About Sport
At St Hildeburghs Church Centre, Hoylake
Cost - FREE. Refreshments provided
Contact Kate Hughes kate@kh2.org.uk or 07590 728456

Thurs 6th October, 7pm
World Habitat Day

A Transition Town Energy Group presentation
At West Kirby Arts Centre www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk
Free entry with bar, tea and coffee
No Parking on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road, if driving please use Concourse car park.

Thurs 6th October 7.30pm
Shooting Waders

A presentation by Matt Thomas
For Deeside Lecture Society
In the Small Hall at the U.R.C. Church West Kirby
Guests welcome
www.deesidels.weebly.com

Sat 8th October 9am to 1pm
Wirral Farmers' Market
2nd Saturday of every month
New Ferry Village Hall
www.wirralfarmersmarket.co.uk
GSD Ensemble
Sat 8th October 7pm
GSD Ensemble

A collaboration of talented young musicians from Manchester. Described as "a jazz ensemble with a vengeance", with fresh, energetic and beautiful music that defies categorisation.
At West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby CH48 4EL
Tickets 8 online or on the door
www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk/product/gsd-ensemble-081016

Sunday 9th October 10 - 2 pm
Seal Watching

Volunteers from the Friends of Hilbre will set up the telescope and binoculars near the telegraph station on Hilbre Island to offer seal watching. (Weather permitting)

Wednesday 12th October at 2pm
West Wirral Family History Group

Westbourne Community Centre, Westbourne Road, West Kirby, CH48 4DQ
'Timelines - Family History in Focus' - an illustrated talk by Hilary Watmough
Visitors welcome, 2.00 including refreshments
... [more details]

Wednesday, 12th October 2pm
Tea Dance

Come along and enjoy our lovely tea dance with live music from our resident trio, The Swingmasters. If you're not a dancer, come along anyway and listen to the music, enjoy a cup of tea and a chat with new friends. 2:00-4:30pm. Admission 4 on the door.
Heswall Hall - 111 Telegraph Rd, Heswall, Wirral, Merseyside CH60 0AF, 0151 342 2614 www.heswallhall.co.uk

Wed 12 October 7.30pm
All About Owls with Live Birds

by Terry Gurr
Hoylake & District Gardening Society
Mini Hall at Hoylake Parade Community Centre
Talk followed by refreshments. Guests very welcome, 2.
... [click here for more info]
Philip Henry & Hanna Martin
Thursday 13th October
Philip Henry & Hanna Martin in Concert

Phillip Henry, one of the UK's finest slide guitarists and harmonica players and Devonian fiddle-singer Hannah Martin - winners of 2014's BBC Radio Two Folk Award for Best Duo.
At West Kirby Arts Centre. Tickets 13 from www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk/product/philip-henry-hanna-martin-131016 No Parking on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road, if driving please use Concourse car park.

Saturday 15th October 10am to 3pm
Heswall Farmers' Market

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

Wednesday 19th Oct 6pm to 8pm
Homegrown Bananas

Join Transition Town West Kirby in The Tee Room, (on Banks Road, West Kirby)
Bring along a homegrown story, song or poem or simply come along and enjoy. We especially welcome children to articipate and anyone trying something new. Its free, and if you can afford a recommended donation of 3 a drink is included.

Thurs 20th Oct. 7.30pm
Behind the scenes of the Three Queens Spectacular

A presentation by Tony Storey
For Deeside Lecture Society
In the Small Hall at the U.R.C. Church West Kirby
Guests welcome
www.deesidels.weebly.com
West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 22nd October, 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, including your favourite freshly-baked french breads - baguettes, croissants, pains au raisins and more, all made by hand and traditionally baked from The French Corner 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 24 Oct 7.30pm
Wirral Chamber Music Series
Trio Martinu

Schubert: Notturno in E flat, D.897
Suk: Elegy, Op.23
Brahms: Piano Trio in c minor, Op.101
Dvorak: Piano Trio in f minor, Op.65
St Hildebergh's Church, Hoylake CH47 1HL
For more details about concerts and ticketing see the Hoylake Chamber Concert Society website www.chamberconcert.co.uk
<b>Lantern making workshops</b>
Wednesday and Thursday, 26th and 27th October from 10:30am - 2:30pm
Lantern making workshops for all ages

Join a Transition Town West Kirby workshop at West Kirby Library to make your own lantern for Travelling Light (see entry on November 11th), to celebrate peace and reconciliation, sharing and togetherness.

Thursday 27 October 8pm
A Dream Becomes Reality

The work of Lower Moss Wood Animal Hospital.
Ray Jackson
A Wirral Bird Club meeting
At Kingsmead School Hall, Hoylake, CH47 0LL.
Visitors welcome, 4 including refreshments
... [more details]

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Tues 1st November, 10:30am - 1.30pm
Lantern making workshops for all ages

Join a Transition Town West Kirby workshop at the Drop In Centre, United Reformed Church Hall, Meols Drive
Make your own lantern for Travelling Light (see entry on November 11th), to celebrate peace and reconciliation, sharing and togetherness.

Wed 2nd November 2-3.30pm
Non swimmer to Ironman in 24 months!

Helen Cooney
Let's Talk About Sport
At St Hildeburghs Church Centre, Hoylake
Cost - FREE. Refreshments provided
Contact Kate Hughes kate@kh2.org.uk or 07590 728456

Thurs 3rd November, 7pm
The Design and Build of the West Kirby Passive House

A Transition Town Energy Group presentation
At West Kirby Arts Centre www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk
Free entry with bar, tea and coffee
No Parking on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road, if driving please use Concourse car park.

Thurs 3rd November 7.30pm
The Blue Funnel Line & the incredible Holt Family
A presentation by Peter Mathot
For Deeside Lecture Society
In the Small Hall at the U.R.C. Church West Kirby
Guests welcome
www.deesidels.weebly.com

Sat 5th November 9am til 1pm
Neston Farmers' & Food Makers' Market
The first Saturday of every month, at the Market Square, Neston.

Tues 8th November, 10:30am - 1.30pm
Lantern making workshops for all ages

Join a Transition Town West Kirby workshop at the Drop In Centre, United Reformed Church Hall, Meols Drive
Make your own lantern for Travelling Light (see entry on November 11th), to celebrate peace and reconciliation, sharing and togetherness.

Wed 9 November 7.30pm
Preparing your Garden for Winter

by Sue Nicholas
Hoylake & District Gardening Society
Mini Hall at Hoylake Parade Community Centre
Talk followed by refreshments. Guests very welcome, 2.
... [click here for more info]

Wednesday 9th November at 2pm
West Wirral Family History Group

Westbourne Community Centre, Westbourne Road, West Kirby, CH48 4DQ
'World War 1 - some North West Wirral casualties in less well known spheres of action'
- an illustrated talk by Victoria Doran
Visitors welcome, 2.00 including refreshments
... [more details]

Wednesday, 9th November 2pm
Tea Dance

Come along and enjoy our lovely tea dance with live music from our resident trio, The Swingmasters. If you're not a dancer, come along anyway and listen to the music, enjoy a cup of tea and a chat with new friends. 2:00-4:30pm. Admission 4 on the door.
Heswall Hall - 111 Telegraph Rd, Heswall, Wirral, Merseyside CH60 0AF, 0151 342 2614 www.heswallhall.co.uk

Friday November 11th from 5:30pm
Travelling Light

Transition Town West Kirby's annual Lantern Peace Parade combines Armistice Day with the German tradition of St Martins Day.
Starting in Coronation Gardens, carry your own lantern along the promenade to the beach to celebrate peace and reconciliation, sharing and togetherness. All welcome.

Sat 12th November 9am to 1pm
Wirral Farmers' Market
2nd Saturday of every month
New Ferry Village Hall
www.wirralfarmersmarket.co.uk
Kristina Olsen
Sat 12th November, 7pm
Kristina Olsen in concert

Kristina Olsen is one of the most entertaining and compelling performers on the international folk circuit. A superb multi-instrumentalist (acoustic guitar, steel- body slide guitar, saxophone, concertina and piano) as well as an award-winning songwriter with a big bluesy voice.
At West Kirby Arts Centre. Tickets 10 from www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk/product/kristina-olsen-121116 No Parking on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road, if driving please use Concourse car park.

Thurs 17th November 7.30pm
Old West Kirby through the late 19th & 20th Centuries

A presentation by Heather Chapman
For Deeside Lecture Society
In the Small Hall at the U.R.C. Church West Kirby
Guests welcome
www.deesidels.weebly.com

Saturday 19th November 10am to 3pm
Heswall Farmers' Market

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

Monday 21st Nov 6pm to 8pm
Homegrown Bananas

Join Transition Town West Kirby in Nine Leaves Tea Lounge, nearby Hoylake Station
Bring along a homegrown story, song or poem or simply come along and enjoy. We especially welcome children to participate and anyone trying something new. Its free, and if you can afford a recommended donation of 3 a drink is included.

Thursday 24 November 8pm
Sights and Sounds of British Birds

Tips on bird song, and how to remember them.
David Tolliday
A Wirral Bird Club meeting
At Kingsmead School Hall, Hoylake, CH47 0LL.
Visitors welcome, 4 including refreshments
... [more details]
West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 26th 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, including your favourite freshly-baked french breads - baguettes, croissants, pains au raisins and more, all made by hand and traditionally baked from The French Corner 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 26 Nov 11am - 4pm
Friends of Coronation Gardens Christmas Craft Fair

A chance to buy that unique Christmas gift from local craftspeople and artists.
Westbourne Hall, Westbourne Road, West Kirby CH48 4DQ

Monday 28 Nov 7.30pm
Wirral Chamber Music Series
Notos Piano Quartet

Schumann: Piano Quartet in E flat, Op.47
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, K.320e
Brahms: Piano Quartet No.2 in A, Op.26
St Hildebergh's Church, Hoylake CH47 1HL
For more details about concerts and ticketing see the Hoylake Chamber Concert Society website www.chamberconcert.co.uk

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Thurs 1st December, 7pm
Bioenergy - Dr Tony Lopez-Sanchez, University of Liverpool

A Transition Town Energy Group presentation
At West Kirby Arts Centre www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk
Free entry with bar, tea and coffee
No Parking on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road, if driving please use Concourse car park.

Thursday 1st December 7.30pm
Christmas Customs Unwrapped

A presentation by Christina Spencer
For Deeside Lecture Society
In the Small Hall at the U.R.C. Church West Kirby
Guests welcome
www.deesidels.weebly.com

Sat 3rd December 9am til 1pm
Neston Farmers' & Food Makers' Market
The first Saturday of every month, at the Market Square, Neston.

Sat 10th December 9am to 1pm
Wirral Farmers' Market
2nd Saturday of every month
New Ferry Village Hall
www.wirralfarmersmarket.co.uk

Wed 14th December 2-3.30pm
Golf a Game of Change

A Question Time of Sport at Royal Liverpool GC
Host - Kate Hughes, former England International golfer
Panel:
  • John Heggarty, PGA Capt and professional RLGC
  • Maureen Richmond (Mo Walker), former Scottish International Golfer (Curtis Cup & Vagliano Trophy)
  • Joe Pinnington, RLGC historian
  • Alistair Beggs (TBC), leading STRI technician
A chance to put your golfing questions to some lead players in the game!
Cost - FREE. Refreshments provided
Limited spaces *you MUST book in advance* Contact Kate Hughes kate@kh2.org.uk or 07590 728456

Wednesday, 14th December 2pm
Tea Dance

Come along and enjoy our lovely tea dance with live music from our resident trio, The Swingmasters. If you're not a dancer, come along anyway and listen to the music, enjoy a cup of tea and a chat with new friends. 2:00-4:30pm. Admission 4 on the door.
Heswall Hall - 111 Telegraph Rd, Heswall, Wirral, Merseyside CH60 0AF, 0151 342 2614 www.heswallhall.co.uk

Fri 16th Dec 7pm
Steve Tilston in concert

Steve Tilston is one of our most celebrated songsmiths, widely recognised within the world of folk and contemporary music; the words, arrangements and subtle, quite superb guitar playing could be no one else. "The more you listen, the more there is to discover." Bob Harris
At West Kirby Arts Centre. Tickets 10 from www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk/product/steve-tiltson-161216 No Parking on Brookfield gardens or Brookfield Road, if driving please use Concourse car park.
West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 17th 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, including your favourite freshly-baked french breads - baguettes, croissants, pains au raisins and more, all made by hand and traditionally baked from The French Corner 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 17th December 10am to 3pm
Heswall Farmers' Market

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