Community What's On 2017



Monday 27 March 7.30pm
Yoon Chung
Wirral Chamber Music Series

Brahms: Albumblatt
Brahms: Variations on an Original Theme, Op.21 No.1
Beethoven: Sonata No.30 in E, Op.109
Schubert: Impromptu in G flat, Op.90 No.3
Schubert: Sonata in c minor, D.958
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
Yoon Chung
Tuesday 28th March 9.15am
West Kirby Litter Pick

Mariners' Column Telegraph Road
A 90 minute litter picks followed by a short meeting to plan ahead.
Join your local community looking after local spaces. All welcome!
www.transitiontownwestkirby.org.uk

Fri 31st March, 7.30pm
Backbeat

A fascinating drama, directed by Ian Softley, about the early 'Hamburg' days of the Beatles
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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Saturday 1st April 10am-12noon
Young Rangers club

This is a new club for 7 - 12 year olds, on the first Saturday of every month at Royden Park. Children will learn more about nature through hands on practical activities and crafts. 3 per session. Meet at the Ranger's office
For more information and a full list of activities please contact Royden Park Rangers on: 0151 677 7594

Monday 3rd April 10am-12noon
Little Woodpeckers Club.

Help your little one take their first steps into exploring nature by joining this new and exciting a nature club for pre-school aged children. First Monday of every month at Royden Park. 3 per session. Meet at the Ranger's office
For more information and a full list of activities please contact Royden Park Rangers on: 0151 677 7594

Monday 3rd April & EVERY Monday 12 midday - 1pm
West Kirby Walk

Free, fun and friendly weekly walks with Wirral Walk On - your local Walking for Health scheme. See www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/content/west-kirby-health-walk-monday for more information.
Meet outside the sailing centre car park near Morrison's. CH48 0GQ
3 mile coastal route which crosses Wirral Way.

Wednesday 5th April and EVERY Wed morning 10am
Wirral Pedal Away

Free guided bike ride along the coastal path and Wirral Way, with an emphasis on fun! Give it a go regardless of age, ability or cycling experience - you can even borrow a bike and helmet if you need to, for a small donation (1).
Meet outside the Sailing School on South Parade.
More info at www.cycling.org.uk/pedal-away or 07971476520 or 01925 234213

Wednesday 5th April & EVERY Wednesday 12 midday - 1.00pm.
West Kirby Walk

Free, fun and friendly weekly walks with Wirral Walk On - your local Walking for Health scheme. See www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/content/west-kirby-health-walk-wednesday for more information.
Meet outside the sailing centre car park near Morrison's. CH48 0GQ 1.9 miles.
Coastal route which crosses the Wirral Way. Rest opportunities and wheelchair/buggy access.

Wednesday 5th April 1pm - 3pm
Woodland magic: 4 - 5 years.

Join the rangers at Royden Park for a fairies and elf event.
*Booking essential* - 5 per family
Please phone the Ranger's office on: 0151 677 7594

Wed 5th April 2-3.30pm
A Walk Around Wales

A talk by BobChadwick
Let's Talk About Wirral - hearing from local people and their involvement in culture and sport in times past and present.
At St Hildeburghs Church Centre, Hoylake
All welcome, and it's FREE including refreshments.
Contact Kate Hughes kate@kh2.org.uk or 07590 728456

Thursday 6th April 1pm - 3pm
Sounds, smells and colours of spring

Family event at Royden Park.
*Booking essential* - 5 per family
Please phone the Ranger's office on: 0151 677 7594

Thursday 6th April & EVERY Thursday 2.30pm
A Walking For Health free weekly walk

Leaving from Royden Park every Thursday at 2.30pm. For more adventurous walkers (not suitable for buggies or wheelchairs as there are various routes, mainly off road). Sturdy footwear required.
Please see www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/content/royden-park for contact details, and for more information on the walks.

Fracturing Shale for Gas and Oil posterFriday 7th April 7pm
Fracturing Shale for Gas and Oil
Science, Technologies and Consequences

A talk by Professor Denis Hall
West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby
(Car parking at West Kirby Concourse - 5 mins walk)
Admission free, donations to Transition Town West Kirby to cover our costs please.
www.transitiontownwestkirby.org.uk www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk

Friday 7th April 7.30pm
British Bats

Tony Parker's, (Assistant Curator of Vertebrate Zoology at the World Museum,) talk will look at the biology, ecology and identification of British bat species, particularly those found locally. Tony will also look at the conservation issues facing bats, simple ways to help our bats and tell you how you can get more involved in the study of this amazing group of small mammals.
Venue: Room B, Heswall Hall, CH60 4RH
Cost: 3. Contact: info@wirralwildlife.org.uk
www.cheshirewildlifetrust.org.uk

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

Saturday 8th April 9.15 am
West Kirby Beach - Love Where You Live

A 90 minute litter picks followed by a short meeting to plan ahead. Join your local community looking after local spaces. All welcome! www.transitiontownwestkirby.org.uk
Meet at the Hilbre Tides Notice Board

Sunday 9th April
Birds of Prey event.

Have you ever wondered what a bird of prey looks like? Come and find out with Rockcliffe Raptors. There will be a display of real birds for you to see at Royden Park.

Wednesday 12th April 10am-12noon, and 2-4pm
Celebrate Gardening Week

Why not join the Rangers at Royden Park and plant your own seed to take home.

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

Westbourne Community Centre, Westbourne Road, West Kirby, CH48 4DQ
'Heir hunting - an insider's view!' An illustrated talk by Alison Williams
Visitors welcome, 2.00 including refreshments
... [click here for more info]

Wednesday, 12th April 2-4.30pm
Heswall Hall 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. Heswall Hall - 111 Telegraph Rd, Heswall CH60 0AF www.heswallhall.co.uk Admission 4 on the door.

Wed 12 April 7.30pm
Behind the Scenes at RHS Shows

by Janet Weeds
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, 12 April 7.30pm
Heswall Hall Cinema presents "A United Kingdom" (12)

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Tickets 5 available from Linghams Booksellers, Heswall: Goulds, Heswall; and from the hall on 0151 342 2614.
www.heswallhall.co.uk

Thursday 13th April 10am-12noon, and 2-4pm
Hunt for the Easter bunny and Easter crafts.

Families can participate in a variety of Easter themed arts and crafts activities in the coach house at Royden Park.

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

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

Monday 17th April 8pm
Matt Gordon & Leonard Podolak

Appearing Sunday at The Royal Albert Hall, on Monday at West Kirby Arts Centre! Tickets 12 from www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk
West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby (No parking in Brookfield Gardens - Car parking at West Kirby Concourse - 5 mins walk)
West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 22nd April, 9 - 1pmtwitter logofacebook logo
West Kirby Farmers' Market

St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, West Kirby CH48 5DE
Buy from a great selection of locally produced food. Today and the 4th Sat in every month. Genuine local producers selling quality artisan foods. Organised by local volunteers, producers and Transition Town West Kirby. www.westkirbyfarmersmarket.co.uk
Villiers String Quartet
Monday 24 April 7.30pm
Villiers String Quartet
Wirral Chamber Music Series

Schubert: Quartettsatz, D.703
Granero: Noche del Amor Insomne
Still: String Quartet No.3
Brahms: String Quartet in c minor, Op.51 No.1
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

Tuesday 25th April 9.15am
West Kirby Litter Pick

Gilroy Nature Reserve
A 90 minute litter picks followed by a short meeting to plan ahead.
Join your local community looking after local spaces. All welcome!
www.transitiontownwestkirby.org.uk

Thursday 27th, Friday 28th, Saturday 29th April 7.30pm
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

A Wirral Community Theatre event at Westbourne Hall, CH48 4DQ
Based on an 1890's story by Oscar Wilde about Lord Arthur Savile who is engaged to the lovely Sybil Merton and looking forward to a blissful married life. However his future mother-in-law Lady Julia is about to throw his life into chaos and his happy future into doubt with the help of a mysterious stranger...
Tickets available online www.wirralcommunitytheatre.co.uk, or by calling 07906 265 317

Thursday 27 April 8pm
Feathers and Wings

Featuring over 50 bird species from all over the globe.
Brian Anderson
A Wirral Bird Club meeting
At Kingsmead School Hall, Hoylake, CH47 0LL.
Visitors welcome, 4 including refreshments
... [more details]

David Owen posterFriday 28th April, doors open 7pm
When is a Child Not a Child?

A talk by David Owen
David is on a journey from Liverpool crime to African child rights. He will entertain and inform you with tales from two worlds of courtrooms, prisons and inspiring people.
West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby
(Car parking at West Kirby Concourse - 5 mins walk) www.transitiontownwestkirby.org.uk www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk

Fri 28th April, 7.30pm
Mustang

A 2015 Turkish-French feaure film debut by director Deniz Gamze Ergüven, which follows the lives of five orphaned sisters who are sent to live with their traditionally conservative uncle and grandmother
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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Monday 1st May 10am - 4pm
May Fair at Ashton Park

Children's fair, viking village, belly dancers, pony rides and lots of stalls.
All the fun of the fair in the Park and in Westbourne Community Hall.

Monday 1st May & EVERY Monday 12 midday - 1pm
West Kirby Walk

Free, fun and friendly weekly walks with Wirral Walk On - your local Walking for Health scheme. See www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/content/west-kirby-health-walk-monday for more information.
Meet outside the sailing centre car park near Morrison's. CH48 0GQ
3 mile coastal route which crosses Wirral Way.

Wednesday 3rd May and EVERY Wed morning 10am
Wirral Pedal Away

Free guided bike ride along the coastal path and Wirral Way, with an emphasis on fun! Give it a go regardless of age, ability or cycling experience - you can even borrow a bike and helmet if you need to, for a small donation (1).
Meet outside the Sailing School on South Parade.
More info at www.cycling.org.uk/pedal-away or 07971476520 or 01925 234213

Wednesday 3rd May & EVERY Wednesday 12 midday - 1.00pm.
West Kirby Walk

Free, fun and friendly weekly walks with Wirral Walk On - your local Walking for Health scheme. See www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/content/west-kirby-health-walk-wednesday for more information.
Meet outside the sailing centre car park near Morrison's. CH48 0GQ 1.9 miles.
Coastal route which crosses the Wirral Way. Rest opportunities and wheelchair/buggy access.

Thursday 4th May & EVERY Thursday 2.30pm
A Walking For Health free weekly walk

Leaving from Royden Park every Thursday at 2.30pm. For more adventurous walkers (not suitable for buggies or wheelchairs as there are various routes, mainly off road). Sturdy footwear required.
Please see www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/content/royden-park for contact details, and for more information on the walks.

Miranda SykesFriday 5th May 7pm
Miranda Sykes on tour

Miranda Sykes returns to West Kirby Arts Centre as part of her solo tour. Don't miss this!
Tickets 12 each - More details and tickets online at www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk

Saturday 6th May 10am-12noon
Young Rangers club

This is a new club for 7 - 12 year olds, on the first Saturday of every month at Royden Park. Children will learn more about nature through hands on practical activities and crafts. 3 per session. Meet at the Ranger's office
For more information and a full list of activities please contact Royden Park Rangers on: 0151 677 7594

Sunday May 7th 2-4pm
Like a Hurricane
Bands in the Park

In the Upper Park Arena at Ashton Park, West Kirby
Bring a brolly and a blanket
Admission free but donations welcome
www.ashtonpark.btck.co.uk

Monday 8th May 9.15 am
West Kirby - Love Where You Live

A 90 minute litter picks followed by a short meeting to plan ahead. Join your local community looking after local spaces. All welcome! www.transitiontownwestkirby.org.uk
Meet at the end of Greenbank Road by the football pitches.

Monday 8th May 10am - 12noon
Little Woodpeckers Club
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Help your little one take their first steps into exploring nature by joining this new and exciting a nature club for pre-school aged children. First Monday of every month at Royden Park.
3 per session. Meet at the Ranger's office
For more information and a full list of activities please contact Royden Park Rangers on: 0151 677 7594

Wed 10th May 2-3.30pm
Out and About with the Wirral Street Pastors

A talk by Alex Laing
Let's Talk About Wirral - hearing from local people and their involvement in culture and sport in times past and present.
At St Hildeburghs Church Centre, Hoylake
All welcome, and it's FREE including refreshments.
Contact Kate Hughes kate@kh2.org.uk or 07590 728456

Wednesday 10th May at 2pm
West Wirral Family History Group

Westbourne Community Centre, Westbourne Road, West Kirby, CH48 4DQ
'Newspapers and where they can lead.' An illustrated talk by Hilary Watmough
Visitors welcome, 2.00 including refreshments
... [click here for more info]

Wednesday, 10th May 2-4.30pm
Heswall Hall 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. Heswall Hall - 111 Telegraph Rd, Heswall CH60 0AF www.heswallhall.co.uk Admission 4 on the door.

Wed 10 May 7.30pm
A Year at Eaton Hall Gardens

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

What is the future of our NHS posterFriday 12th May 7.15pm
What is the Future of our NHS
A talk by Alex-Scott Samuel and Kevin Donovan

At West Kirby Arts Centre! To avoid disappointment, pre-order (free) tickets from www.westkirbyartscentre.org.uk
West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby (No parking in Brookfield Gardens - Car parking at West Kirby Concourse - 5 mins walk)
Admission free, but donations to Transition Town West Kirby to cover our costs please.
www.transitiontownwestkirby.org.uk

Friday, 12 May 7:30pm
The Northern Rhythm Big Band

The music and songs of Glen Miller, Count Basie and many, many more. At Heswall Hall. Tickets 10 from: Linghams Booksellers, Heswall; Gould's, Heswall; and Heswall Hall (Tel: 0151 342 2614 - pay by phone, no booking fee).

Sat 13th May 9am to 1pm
Wirral Farmers' Market
2nd Saturday of every month
New Ferry Village Hall
www.wirralfarmersmarket.co.uk

Sunday 14th May 1pm - 3pm
Sunflower planting family event at Royden Park.

Learn about the life cycle of a sunflower and plant your own to take home and grow.

Saturday 20th May 9.15 am
West Kirby Beach - Love Where You Live

A 90 minute litter picks followed by a short meeting to plan ahead. Join your local community looking after local spaces. All welcome! www.transitiontownwestkirby.org.uk
Meet at the Hilbre Tides Notice Board
Heswall Farmers' Market
Saturday 20th May 10am to 3pm
Heswall Farmers' Market

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

Sunday 21st May 12noon-5pm
Art in The Park

Open air seaside art fair in Coronation Gardens, West Kirby
A display of local arts and crafts for you to browse & buy.
www.facebook.com/Art-In-The-Park-588790151152275

Sunday May 21st. 2-4pm
St Helen's Concert Band
Bands in the Park

In the Upper Park Arena at Ashton Park, West Kirby
Bring a brolly and a blanket
Admission free but donations welcome
www.ashtonpark.btck.co.uk

Thursday 25 May 8pm
AGM & Wirral Bird Club Members - A Bird's Eye View

Club members share their birding experiences through their own photographs.
Wirral Bird Club Members
A Wirral Bird Club meeting
At Kingsmead School Hall, Hoylake, CH47 0LL.
Visitors welcome, 4 including refreshments
... [more details]

Friday 26th May 7.30pm
Ex-Machina

A Hoylake Community Cinema film, at Hoylake Parade
A 2015 independent science fiction thriller written and directed by Alex Garland in his directorial debut.
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 27th May, 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

Sunday 28th May
Birds of Prey event.

Have you ever wondered what a bird of prey looks like? Come and find out with Rockcliffe Raptors at Royden Park.

Monday 29th May 1pm - 3pm
Woodland Magic!

Join the rangers at Royden Park for a fairies and elf event.
*Booking essential* - 5 per family
Please phone the Ranger's office on: 0151 677 7594

Wednesday 31st May 1pm - 3pm
Bug hunt at Royden Park

*Booking essential* - 5 per family
Please phone the Ranger's office on: 0151 677 7594

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Thursday 1st June 10am-12noon, and 2-4pm
Butterflies hunt at Royden Park
Go on your very own butterfly hunt. Then head back to the coach house for fun butterfly art and crafts activities.

Thursday 1st June & EVERY Thursday 2.30pm
A Walking For Health free weekly walk

Leaving from Royden Park every Thursday at 2.30pm. For more adventurous walkers (not suitable for buggies or wheelchairs as there are various routes, mainly off road). Sturdy footwear required.
Please see www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/content/royden-park for contact details, and for more information on the walks.

Sunday June 4th 2-4pm
Wirral Symphonic Wind Band
Bands in the Park

In the Upper Park Arena at Ashton Park, West Kirby
Bring a brolly and a blanket
Admission free but donations welcome
www.ashtonpark.btck.co.uk

Monday 5th June & EVERY Monday 12 midday - 1pm
West Kirby Walk

Free, fun and friendly weekly walks with Wirral Walk On - your local Walking for Health scheme. See www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/content/west-kirby-health-walk-monday for more information.
Meet outside the sailing centre car park near Morrison's. CH48 0GQ
3 mile coastal route which crosses Wirral Way.

Wednesday 7th June and EVERY Wed morning 10am
Wirral Pedal Away

Free guided bike ride along the coastal path and Wirral Way, with an emphasis on fun! Give it a go regardless of age, ability or cycling experience - you can even borrow a bike and helmet if you need to, for a small donation (1).
Meet outside the Sailing School on South Parade.
More info at www.cycling.org.uk/pedal-away or 07971476520 or 01925 234213

Wednesday 7th June & EVERY Wednesday 12 midday - 1.00pm.
West Kirby Walk

Free, fun and friendly weekly walks with Wirral Walk On - your local Walking for Health scheme. See www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/content/west-kirby-health-walk-wednesday for more information.
Meet outside the sailing centre car park near Morrison's. CH48 0GQ 1.9 miles.
Coastal route which crosses the Wirral Way. Rest opportunities and wheelchair/buggy access.

Sat 10th June 9am to 1pm
Wirral Farmers' Market
2nd Saturday of every month
New Ferry Village Hall
www.wirralfarmersmarket.co.uk
Wirral Bikeathon
Sun 11th June from 9.30 am
Wirral Bikeathon

The Wirral Bikeathon is a charity family bike ride from Arrowe Park, through the Wirral aiming to raise money by sponsorship to support Bloodwise (formerly Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research).
www.wirralbikeathon.com

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

Westbourne Community Centre, Westbourne Road, West Kirby, CH48 4DQ
'What Was On The Telly?' An illustrated talk by Barry Humphreys
Visitors welcome, 2.00 including refreshments
... [click here for more info]

Wednesday, 14th June 2-4.30pm
Heswall Hall 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. Heswall Hall - 111 Telegraph Rd, Heswall CH60 0AF www.heswallhall.co.uk Admission 4 on the door.

Saturday 17th June 10am to 3pm
Heswall Farmers' Market

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

Saturday 17th June 7.30pm
Love Songs

Birkenhead Choral Society will be performing Love Songs (Music of Lennon & McCartney, Shearing and Rutter)
At St Saviour's Church, Oxton. Tickets 10, (Under 19s free)
Contact 0151 638 6469 for details
www.birkenheadchoral.org

Sun 18th June 12noon-5pm
Art in The Park

Open air seaside art fair in Coronation Gardens
A display of local arts and crafts for you to browse & buy.
www.facebook.com/Art-In-The-Park-588790151152275

Thursday 22 June 8pm
Bird Jizz Explained

An aid to better bird identification.
Hugh Stewart
A Wirral Bird Club meeting
At Kingsmead School Hall, Hoylake, CH47 0LL.
Visitors welcome, 4 including refreshments
... [more details]
West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 24th June, 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

Sunday June 25th 2-4pm
Mold Town Concert Band
Bands in the Park

In the Upper Park Arena at Ashton Park, West Kirby
Bring a brolly and a blanket
Admission free but donations welcome
www.ashtonpark.btck.co.uk

Friday 30th June 7.30pm
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

A Hoylake Community Cinema film, at Hoylake Parade
A true story about the memoir of Jean-Dominique Bauby, editor of popular French fashion magazine Elle, who despite suffering a massive stroke leading to 'locked in syndrome', managed to write his own memoirs before he died. Several critics considered it to be one of the best films of its decade.
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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Monday 3rd July & EVERY Monday 12 midday - 1pm
West Kirby Walk

Free, fun and friendly weekly walks with Wirral Walk On - your local Walking for Health scheme. See www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/content/west-kirby-health-walk-monday for more information.
Meet outside the sailing centre car park near Morrison's. CH48 0GQ
3 mile coastal route which crosses Wirral Way.

Wednesday 5th July and EVERY Wed morning 10am
Wirral Pedal Away

Free guided bike ride along the coastal path and Wirral Way, with an emphasis on fun! Give it a go regardless of age, ability or cycling experience - you can even borrow a bike and helmet if you need to, for a small donation (1).
Meet outside the Sailing School on South Parade.
More info at www.cycling.org.uk/pedal-away or 07971476520 or 01925 234213

Wednesday 5th July & EVERY Wednesday 12 midday - 1.00pm.
West Kirby Walk

Free, fun and friendly weekly walks with Wirral Walk On - your local Walking for Health scheme. See www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/content/west-kirby-health-walk-wednesday for more information.
Meet outside the sailing centre car park near Morrison's. CH48 0GQ 1.9 miles.
Coastal route which crosses the Wirral Way. Rest opportunities and wheelchair/buggy access.

Thursday 6th July & EVERY Thursday 2.30pm
A Walking For Health free weekly walk

Leaving from Royden Park every Thursday at 2.30pm. For more adventurous walkers (not suitable for buggies or wheelchairs as there are various routes, mainly off road). Sturdy footwear required.
Please see www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/content/royden-park for contact details, and for more information on the walks.

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

Sunday July 9th 2-4pm
Ellesmere Port Concert Brass
Bands in the Park

In the Upper Park Arena at Ashton Park, West Kirby
Bring a brolly and a blanket
Admission free but donations welcome
www.ashtonpark.btck.co.uk

Wednesday, 12th July 2-4.30pm
Heswall Hall 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. Heswall Hall - 111 Telegraph Rd, Heswall CH60 0AF www.heswallhall.co.uk Admission 4 on the door.

Thursday 13 July 7pm
Songs of joy and sadness from the time of Shakespeare with lutes and other early instruments

Esp;érance - Clare Devine (soprano), Stewart McCoy (lute)
West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby CH48 4EL Tickets 6. A West Kirby Arts Centre Event

Friday 14 July 7.30pm
Craig Ogden
Summer Guitar Recital

Hoylake Chapel, Station Road, Hoylake, CH47 4AA
Tickets: 12, Children (18 and under): 8 - BOOK HERE www.festivaloffirsts.com/product/craig-ogden
A Festival of Firsts Event www.festivaloffirsts.com
Heswall Farmers' Market
Saturday 15th July 10am to 3pm
Heswall Farmers' Market

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

Saturday 15 July 2-3pm
Hoylake Carnival Parade

Wirral past & present
From Hoylake Roundabout to Queen's Park
2.00 - 3.00pm Free
A Festival of Firsts Event www.festivaloffirsts.com

Sun 16th July 12noon-5pm
Art in The Park

Open air seaside art fair in Coronation Gardens
A display of local arts and crafts for you to browse & buy.
www.facebook.com/Art-In-The-Park-588790151152275

Wednesday 19th July 7.30pm
Kabantu (formerly Project Jam Sandwich)

www.kabantu.com
Hoylake Chapel, Station Road, Hoylake, CH47 4AA (tbc)
Tickets: 12, Children (18 and under): 8 - BOOK HERE www.festivaloffirsts.com/product/kabantu
Bucket Collection for Claire House
A Festival of Firsts Event www.festivaloffirsts.com

Thursday 20th July 7pm
Trevor Carter The Bard of Windmill Hill, Bristol

Storytelling
www.windmillbard.co.uk
West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby CH48 4EL Tickets: 6
A West Kirby Arts Centre Event

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 22nd July, 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

Sunday July 23rd 2-4pm
Peninsula Jazzmen
Bands in the Park

In the Upper Park Arena at Ashton Park, West Kirby
Bring a brolly and a blanket
Admission free but donations welcome
www.ashtonpark.btck.co.uk
Thursday 27 July 8pm
A Spoonful of Thailand

The most vibrant and exciting birds and mammals of this wonderful country.
Alan Davies and Ruth Miller
A Wirral Bird Club meeting
At Kingsmead School Hall, Hoylake, CH47 0LL.
Visitors welcome, 4 including refreshments
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Friday 28th July 7.30pm
Ice Cold in Alex

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