MORE than 700 people have registered to take part in Wirral's Race For Life in aid of Cancer Research UK.

The Globe-backed event will be held in Birkenhead Park on Sunday, July 1.

Last year, 2,100 women put on their running shoes and did their bit for the cause raising £115,000 to help fight cancer and save more lives.

The Globe has been Race For Life's official newspaper since 2006.

To enter visit or call 0300 123 0770

Comedy night

A CHARITY night of comedy featuring TV funnyman Tony Slattery will be held at Hoylake Social Club this Friday.

Presented by West Kirby Rotary Club it starts at 7.30pm.

The London-born comedian and actor is most famous for his long-running residency on Channel Four comedy game show Whose Line is it Anyway?

All proceeds from Tony's show will be going to the charity Wirral Ways to Recovery.

Tickets, £10, and more details are available from

On the catwalk

A FASHION show will be held at St Thomas' church in Seaview Road, Liscard, this Friday.

Organised by Tybella boutique in Liscard it starts at 7.30pm.

Tickets £5, including a drink, are from 630 2830.


Open Garden

THE Fairclough's will open up their beautiful garden at Inglewood, 4 Birchmere in Heswall for charity as part of the National Open garden Scheme this Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20. Pay on gate: £4 adults / children free. Refreshments on sale. All proceeds to Wirral Hospice St John's.


Charity Football Match

TRANMERE Rovers Legends take on Wirral Radio FC this Saturday at Cammell Laird FC's ground in St Peter’s Road, Rock Ferry CH42 1PY. Kick off at 5.30pm. Pay on gate: £5 adults / under 16s free. After-party at St Anne’s Social Club from 7pm. Proceeds from the match and after party in aid of Wirral Hospice St John’s and the Lee Knight Foundation.

College exhibition

ILLUSTRATION with magic - Wirral Metropolitan College's art degree show - is on view at the Williamson Art Gallery in Birkenhead from this Saturday until Sunday, June 10.

It is open to the public from 10am-5pm, Wednesday to Sunday.

Art display

IRBY Artists' annual exhibition will be held later this month.

Taking place at St Chad’s Church Hall in Roslin Road, Irby on Saturday, May 26 it will feature more than 250 items of art and craft. It takes place from 10am to 5pm. Admission is free and refreshments will be available.

Car wash

A CAR wash and plant sale will be held at St Paul's Church in Seacombe a week on Saturday, May 26 from 10am-4pm. A You can have car washed for minimum donation of £2.

Embroiderers' guild

WIRRAL branch of the Embroiderers' guild meets this Thursday at Williamson Art Gallery in Slatey Road, Birkenhead from 7.15-9.15pm at the Williamson museum.

Free entry for members, £5 for visitors.

Sessions feature regular speakers or member presentations together with sales tables, raffles, refreshments and of course advice for anyone struggling with any embroidery query, hand, machine or mixed media.

Charity show

THE Castle Singers' spring concert in aid of Christian Aid will be held at Prenton Methodist Church this Saturday.

Taking place at the venue in Glenavon Road, Prenton, it starts at 7.30pm. Admission is £5, which includes a drink and a piece of cake.

Flaybrick walk

A GUIDED walk around Flaybrick Memorial Gardens in Bidston will take place this Saturday at 11am.

If interested, meet at 10.45am at nearby Tam O'Shanter Farm. Admission is £2 per person.

The walk will take an hour. It includes entry into the recently part-restored Chapels.

More details on Friends of Flaybrick Facebook page and or

Hooton Park

DO you have an interest in aviation history?

Would you like to help TAC (The Aeroplane Collection) restore classic aircraft and artefacts for static display at the former RFC / RAF Aerodrome at Hooton Park near Eastham.

Do you have experience working on aircraft, or relevant skills and experience?

There's a workshop on site containing tools and machinery.

If you are interested in becoming a member, contact TAC at Hooton Park on 0151 678 7798, mobile: 07765 077385 or email:


INDOOR bowls sessions will take place every second and fourth Friday of the month at Christ Church Community Centre in Higher Bebington from 10am-1pm.

Admission is £2, including refreshments.

Singers wanted

THE Capriccio Singers - a small mixed-voice choir - are looking to recruit new members for the tenor and bass section.

They meet every Friday from 7.30-9.30pm in Wallasey.

If you can sing, get in touch.

Details from

Join club

WALLASEY Rotary is holding an informal get together next week with the opportunity to meet its members and get more information on the organisation.

Taking place on Thursday, May 24, at Wallasey Yacht Club in Hope Street, New Brighton, it starts at 7pm. For details and to book-in call 07577 068 644.

Ladies bowling

VICTORIA Park Ladies Bowling Club is looking for new members, experienced or those interested in learning.

Details from Beryl Preston on 644 8770 or Dee Butler on 334 3386.

Iron Maidens

THE Iron Maidens ladies group meets every second Wednesday of the month and is looking for more members.

Meetings take place at Serpentine Family church in Liscard Road, Wallasey from 7.45-10pm.

Details on the group's Facebook page, The Iron Maidens WI Liscard.

Health walk

A WALLASEY evening health walk takes place every Tuesday at 7.15pm until September, meeting at Grove Road Station.

Arrive 10 minutes early to register for your first walk. Details from Anne on 07910960316.

Ceili dancing

IRISH Ceili Dancing classes are held every Friday at Wirral Change in St Lawrence's Drive, Birkenhead from 12.30-2pm.

Admission is free, absolute beginners welcome.

Details from Tricia McClure on 07783842856.

Bowling club

PRENTON Bowling Club is looking for new members, including beginners.

The mixed, non-league club meets every afternoon from Monday to Saturday inclusive at 1.30pm at 63 Prenton Road West. Details from Anne on 648 4168.

Dance exercise

A DANCE-based exercise class takes place at the Guide Headquarters in Leasowe Road, Wallasey every Thursday afternoon at 2.15pm.

All ages are welcome to attend. Admission £4. Details from Angela on 639 5486.

Food market

A MARKET selling locally-produced food is open at the Grosvenor Ballroom in Grosvenor Street, Wallasey every Friday from 9am-1pm and every other Sunday from 10am- 2pm.

Sunshine Club

A SUNSHINE Club - packed with family events for mums, dads and tots is held at the Grosvenor Ballroom in Grosvenor Street, Wallasey every Friday from 9am-11am.

Ladies bowling

HIGHER Bebington Ladies Bowling Club is looking for more members.

The non-league club meets on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Details from 608 8616.

Children's therapy

A BOWEN therapy children’s drop-in clinic will be held at Homestart Hub in Woodchuch Lane, Birkenhead this Friday from 1-3pm.

Benefits include healthier children with better concentration, improved sleep patterns, enhanced motor control and behaviour leading to happier, quieter, more relaxed children. Details,

Martial arts

JEET Kune Do Martial Arts School Wirral is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

Men and ladies welcome. Details from Alex on: 07867694084.

Tennis club

UPTON Victory Hall Tennis Club is looking for new members. Details from Sheila Ryde, membership secretary,

Senior swimmers

HESWALL Senior Swimmers club meets every Friday between 9am and 11am at Calday Grange School swimming pool and is looking for more members.

Details from Geoff on 216 8023 or Judith on 929 5751.

Support group

A SUPPORT group for families affected by eating disorders meets on the third Monday of each month at Heswall Hills Counselling Centre in Brimstage Road, Heswall (above Thyme Out cafe) from 6.30- 8.30pm.

Details from or Tina Marsh on 07773962183.

Reading group

A SHARED reading group meets every Monday at Hoylake Library from 10am to 11.30am.

It's a chance to hear a great story or poem.

Make new friends

DO you sometimes wish for a better social life?

If so, ‘Ex- Nexus’ social group meets every Wednesday at 8pm and is looking for more people to join.

Details from Brian on 648 1516 or Mary on 01244 531 874.

To advertise your event for free on our community noticeboard, email Craig at or call 649 4050