WIRRAL Community Theatre will stage its pantomime Aladdin later this week.

Performed at Westbourne Road in West Kirby from Friday until Sunday, January 12 to 14 - the fun-filled family show follows our hero's attempts to capture the girl of his dreams and escape from the evil Abanazer.

The production - packed with songs, comedy and magic is suitable for all ages.

Details from wirralcommunitytheatre.com/tickets

Gardening society

MATT Thomas will give a talk entitled From the muddy banks of the Dee as Hoylake & District Gardening Society's guest tonight (Wednesday).

Taking place in the mini hall at Hoylake Parade Community Centre in Hoyle Road, Hoylake, it starts at 7.30pm.

Established in 1945, the club has more than 90 members, with a full programme of events throughout the year.

It is described as a very friendly club, catering for gardeners of all abilities.

Meetings comprise a talk by a professional on some aspect of gardening.

The programme is very varied from head gardeners and Chelsea Gold medallists to talks on wildlife, herbal medicines, foreign lands, and beekeeping to name a few.

Talks are followed by tea, coffee and biscuits with a chance to chat to the speaker and of course, to other members.

Admission is £2.

During the summer months, there are coach trips to prestigious gardens in the North of England, plus visits to private gardens in the area.

Variety Showcase

HESWALL Operatic Society is looking for new members to take part in its production of Variety Showcase.

The group rehearses on Tuesday nights at 8pm at Kylemore Community Centre, Kylemore Drive, Heswall. If you would like more information contact 648 3457. 

Wildlife Trust talk

INVASIVE non-native species in the Dee catchment area will be the subject of Mark Hudson's presentation to Wirral Wildlife Group this Friday.

Taking place in Room B at Heswall Hall in Heswall, it starts at 7.30pm. Admission is £3. All welcome.

Details are from www.wirralwildlife.org.uk

Farmers' market

WIRRAL Farmers' Market will be open at New Ferry Village Hall this Saturday from 9am to 1pm.

Details from www.wirralfarmersmarket.co.uk


NEED to walk off those extra pounds gained over Christmas? 

Come and join the Cestrian Ramblers when they leave Chester at 9am on Sunday 21st January for an 9 mile, grade C walk at Burwardsley.

The group organises two Thursday walks each month throughout the year, some with a pub lunch. 

For more details, call 336 5927, email: ramblerschester@hotmail.co.uk or go to to www.cestrianramblers.org.uk

Time for tea

AN afternoon tea featuring music from Ellipses will be held at West Kirby Library next Wednesday.

It takes place from 2.30-4pm.

Admission is by ticket only, available from West Kirby Library.

Tickets are £3.50.

Language class

ENROLMENT for language classes will take place at Hoylake Parade Community Centre in Hoyle Road, Hoylake next Thursday, January 18 from 10am-2pm and 6pm-7.30pm.

All levels and abilities catered for French, Spanish, German, Italian and Greek at Hoylake Parade, Hoyle Road.

For more information contact 200 2117

Lecture society

*GAVIN Hunter will give a talk on Storeton Quarry and Birkenhead Tramway as Deeside Lecture Society’s guest next Thursday, January 18.

Taking place in the Small Hall at West Kirby United Reformed Church in Meols Drive, West Kirby it starts at 7.30pm.

The group meets every first and third Thursday in the month, from October to March.

It features talks on a range of topics from subjects of local interest to national and international events, the natural world, historical events and the lighter side of life.

Recent subjects have included an insight into Cunard’s Three Queens Liverpool spectacular, bygone West Kirby and wildlife photography in the Dee estuary.

Our speakers talk for roughly one hour and invite questions and comments. Most talks are illustrated.

For further information, call the society’s chairman, John Turner on 0151 625 7061 or visit www.deesidels.weebly.com

*Editor's note - Derrick Kemp was due to give a talk entitled A Captain's Life to the group next Thursday as mentioned in the paper version of today's noticeboard, but this talk has been postponed and replaced with Mr Hunter's presentation. We were only informed of the change as the Globe went to press yesterday.

Accordion club

WIRRAL Accordion Group is looking for more members.

It meets on Tuesdays at 7pm.

For more details, call 608 3273.

Get creative

CHILDRENS' creative writing and storytelling classes take place at West Kirby Library on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4pm-5.30pm and Williamson Art Gallery in Birkenhead from 11am-12.30pm.

Creative writing and storytelling classes for adults also take place at West Kirby Library on Wednesdays from 2pm-3.30pm and St James' Centre in Birkenhead on Thursdays from 1pm-2.30pm.

More details from Charles@readnowwritenow.org.uk

Go walking

WIRRAL Ramblers are taking part in a walk through Cartmel in the Lake District this Sunday.

Details from www.wirralramblers.org.uk

Sign language

A BRITISH Sign Language meet-up group session takes place at Mayer Hall in Bebington every Monday.

It is a chance to build and develop sign language skills in a relaxed, fun, atmosphere.

All sign language levels, deaf and hearing welcome. It takes place from 6.30pm to 8.15pm.

Details are from Soo on 07986656178.


PILATES classes are held at Wirral venues three days a week.

They take place in Claughton on Monday at 6.30pm, Irby on Tuesday at 9.30am and West Kirby later that day at 7pm and Irby at 8pm on Wednesday.

A new daytime class starting every Thursday 9.45am, Claughton.

Beginners welcome.

For full details call Becky on 07971333000 or email funfabfitness@hotmail.co.uk

Sewing group

A SEW and natter group meets in the community room of Tesco’s Bidston Moss store every from 6-9pm.

Details from Paula Banks on 07783041626.

Townswomen's Guild

NEW Brighton Townswomen's Guild meets on the second Thursday of the month at Emmanuel Church Hall in Seabank Road from 1.45-3.45pm.

Members enjoy talks, games, raffles and have fun.  

It you would like to join and want more details, call Barbara on on 522 0223.

Anyone for badminton?

WEST Kirby Concourse Badminton group is looking for more players.

The group meets every Monday and Thursday morning between 10am and midday.

Further details from David on 648 3826.


MEDITATION and Mindfulness classes take place every Thursday at Hoylake Community Centre in Hoyle Road, Hoylake.

Sessions start at 7.30pm.

Details are from 0151 652 2210.

Folk dancing

ENGLISH Folk Dancing sessions take place at Victoria Hall, Bebington behind the Acorn pub on the first, third and fifth Tuesday of the month.

Admission is £2 per session.

Details from 652 4479 or 339 8854 n Martial arts JEET Kune Do Martial Arts School Wirral is looking for more members. More details from Alex on 07867694084.

Swimming club

HESWALL Senior Swimming club meets every Friday from 9-11am at Calday Grange swimming pool.

Details from Judith on 929 5751.

Country dancing

SCOTTISH country dancing sessions take place in Royden Hall, Frankby on Monday night.

Full details are from 648 5054 or 677 6653.

Wirral U3A

Wirral University of the Third Age is looking for more people to join.

The group is aimed at people no longer in full-time employment.

Whether you want to make new friends, listen to fascinating talks or take up an interest the U3A will give you a chance.

Its members meet at Williamson Art Gallery in Slatey Road, Oxton every other Monday morning.

If you are interested and would like more information, ring 345 1611 or visit its website, www.u3asites.org.uk/wirral

To advertise your event for free on our community noticeboard, email Craig at cmanning@wirral-globe.co.uk or call 649 4050.