Transition Town West Kirby

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What is TTWK?

...a group of concerned local people working towards a connected, sustainable low-carbon lifestyle, based in West Kirby, Hoylake, and elsewhere on the Wirral.

Our Activities

This extract from one of the regular monthly email updates gives you an idea of some of our activities:

Transition Town West Kirby Events Autumn 2015

Transition Town Lecture Series on Energy & Climate Change

  • September 10th, 7.00pm
- A discussion evening with John Ashton (Climate Change Diplomat and Negotiator); - tickets 6.00 (limited numbers so please book early to avoid disappointment) available from the website or Lattetude Café West Kirby.

  • October 9th, 7.00pm Prof. Richard Burrows on Tidal Power -
Could the Dee provide sustainable tidal energy? Free entry

  • November 6th, 7.00pm Solar Energy (speaker to be confirmed).
Free entry

  • December 4th, 7.00pm Christmas Cake, Museli and Hovering Helicopters (What is Energy and Carbon Footprints in the Sand),
Gareth Padfield and Margaret Campbell. Free entry.

All talks will take place at Wirral Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, CH48 4EL
(please note there is no parking available on Brookfield Gardens or Brookfield Road we recommend that all visitors park at the West Kirby Concourse.)
For more details visit the Transition Town West Kirby Energy Group website or email

Love Where You Live - Wirral Earth Fest launch event -
Friday 11th September, 7pm

A very special talk/performance by our invited speaker, John Ashton, (former UK government special advisor for climate change) with specially composed music from Operation Lightfoot and The Kirk Owls.
St. Bridgets Church, West Kirby. Tickets 6, online at, or tel: 0151 625 4109.

Wirral Earth Fest 2015 - Saturday 12th September 11am - 5pm

TTWK and St Bridget's Church come together to bring you a celebration of community, people and earth. With local music & street theatre, food & real ale, stalls & activities, storytelling and magic... There will be a Homegrown Bananas Open Stage Session in the afternoon, so why not come along and share your talent, be it musical, poetical, physical performance or more! Please contact Homegrown Bananas at for more information!

West Kirby Farmers' Market - Saturday 26th September 9am to 1pm

30 stalls, selling fresh local fish & meat, cheese & eggs, seasonal fruit & veg, cakes & bakes, and a whole lot more. Sold to you by the producer. On the 4th Saturday of every month.
St Andrew's Church Hall, Graham Rd, CH48 5DN. Free entry. Monthly newsletter on the market website

Reflective walk to Hilbre Island - Saturday 24th October.

Join us for a reflective walk to Hilbre Island. Meet at the slipway by the Sailing School at 12 to leave at 12:15. Bring lunch to share. We'll return at about 3pm.

Fungus Foray - Sunday 25th October 10.30am - 2pm (approx)

A guided walk with herbalist Jesper Launder. Discover the fungi on Caldy Hill and find out what's edible and what's not. Followed by mushrooms on toast! Suggested donation of 12.50 per head to cover costs. Numbers limited, so early booking advised. Contact or 625 0608.

Travelling Light Lantern Peace Parade - Wednesday, 11th November 5.30pm

Meet at Coronation Gardens, West Kirby for our annual lantern parade for all the family to celebrate peace and sharing. Bring a lantern or a light. Walk down the Prom to the beach where we will share St Martin's biscuits, a drink and music by firelight. Look out for lantern workshops in the weeks before the parade.

West Kirby Farmers' Market - Saturday 28th November 9am to 1pm - St Andrews Church Hall

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