Community What's On 2017




Mon 16 October 7:30pm
West Kirby Light Opera Society (WKLOS) workshop 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

Wednesday, 18th October, 1 - 4pm
Lantern Making workshop

At Making Space, 1 Gilroy Road, 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.

Thursday 19th October 7.30pm
Secrets of the Rainbow

By Ian Jones
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 21st October 10am to 2pm
Heswall Farmers' Market

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

Sat 21st October 7.30pm
Billy Kemp on tour

From USA, Nashville resident Billy Kemp performs original songs and tunes, mostly roots music.
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).

Tuesday, 24th October, 10:30am till 3:00pm.
Hedgelaying skills share

Grange Community Park, West Kirby, CH48 6EJ
You are invited to join Wirral Countryside volunteers, members of the Friends of Grange Community Park (FroG) and Transition Town West Kirby to learn hedge laying skills. We meet at the end of the cul-de-Sac of Somerset Rd. CH48 6EJ.
More information: 625 9974.
Lantern Making workshop
Tuesday, 24th October, 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 25 October 7.30pm
West Kirby Light Opera Society (WKLOS) chorus auditions for the WKLOS production next year of Once Upon a Time At The Adelphi

At Greasby Methodist Church Hall [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

Thursday 26 October 8pm
"Guatemala"
Land of Quetzels and Mayans.

Barrie Cooper
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 27th October 7.30pm
To Catch a Thief (pg)
Hoylake Community Cinema

Set on the French Riviera, this supremely stylish crime caper stars Cary Grant as retired jewel thief John Robie, and Grace Kelly as heiress Francie Stevens. When Robie is suspected of a new spate of burglaries he sets out to clear his own name.
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock (1955)
www.hoylakecommunitycinema.co.uk/to-catch-a-thief-27-10-17

West Kirby Farmers' Market
Sat 28th 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. 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
Parade Halloween poster
Saturday 28th October 2 - 4.15pm or 5 - 8pm.
Hoylake Parade Children's Halloween Party

Tickets are 2 for anyone over the age of 12 months (this includes adults). Halloween games, music, craft activities, face painting, glitter tattoos, food & more!
At www.hoylakeparade.com

Sat 28th October 8pm
Halloween special

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).

Sunday 29th October 10.00 am.
West Kirby Beach Clean with The High Tidiers

(Meet at Hilbre Tides Notice Board)
One of a series of fortnightly litter picks on the beach through to the end of October.
We want to plan other locations you want to tidy through the winter and we will be listening to your ideas. www.facebook.com/hightidiersWestKirby for further details of litter picks.

Monday 30 October 7.30pm
Alexandra Vaduva
Piano recital

Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op.15
Enescu: Suite No.1 in g minor, Op.3
Schubert: Impromptus, Op.90 Nos. 2 & 3
Brahms: Three Intermezzi, Op.117
Beethoven: Sonata in c sharp minor, Op.27 No.2
Hoylake Chamber Concert Society - www.chamberconcert.co.uk/oct17.html
At St Hildeburgh's church (corner of Stanley Road and The King's Gap in Hoylake, CH47 1HL).

Mon 30 October 7.30pm
West Kirby Light Opera Society (WKLOS) workshop 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, 31st October, 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.

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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.
... [more details]

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.
... [more details]

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).
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

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.
... [more details]

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

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.
... [more details]

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

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 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).

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.
... [more details]

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

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).

Sun 17th December 8pm
Carolling at the White Lion

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

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).