LARGE kite demonstrations are among the entertainment at Hoylake Lifeboat Station's Open Day this Monday (August 26).

There will also be trade stands, charity stalls, raffles, small funfair attractions and tours of the lifeboat during the free public event on Hoylake Promenade.

Hoylake Lifeboat and hovercraft will be on display and the public will be able to come aboard meet the crew and have a look around.

West Kirby Lifeboat crew will also be there with their inshore Lifeboat and Hagland tractor.

Representatives from the coastguard, Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) and other rescue services will be displaying their rescue equipment.

The boathouse will be open for the sale of souvenirs, Christmas cards, calendars and refreshments.

Event spokeswoman Carole Jackson told the Globe: "We are looking forward to welcoming the NGT (Northern Kite Group) back again this year flying their giant kites from the beach.

"We are hoping for a fine day.

"The event is free and you will see members of the crew with collection buckets along the promenade.

"We hope everyone has a great time and would only ask please do not lock pets in cars."

The event takes place from 10am to 5pm.

The promenade will be closed to traffic from 8am to 6pm.

Social bridge club

NEW members are wanted for a social bridge club that meets on Monday mornings at St Barnabas Church community centre in Bromborough.

You do not need a partner.

Details from Sue on 0151 645 2133 or 07954166202.

My Fair Lady

WALLASEY-based St Paul's Musical Theatre Company's production of Lerner & Lowe's My Fair Lady will be staged in October.

Produced and directed by Brenda Davies with music direction by Sian James, the show will be staged at the Floral Pavilion in New Brighton from October 24 to 26.

It features much loved songs such as On the street where you live, With a little bit of luck and I could have danced all night.

The cast features Rebecca Hulse as Eliza Dottlittle, Barry Prescott as Alfie Doolittle, David Oliver as Henry Higgins and John Phipps as Colonel Pickering.

Tickets from box office on 666 0000.

Ladies Golf

WARREN Ladies, a small friendly club, is looking for new and experienced ladies to play golf at the Warren, Grove Road, Wallasey on Monday and Thursday mornings. 

All abilities welcome. Call Cathy on 07866 902 020 for further information

Morris dancing

MERSEY Morris Men are holding a taster session for aspiring dancers at the village hall, Manor Road, Thornton Hough on Monday September 9 from 8-10pm.

All welcome to try your hand at this traditional English dance form.

Relaxed Bridge

TEN sessions of relaxed duplicate bridge will take place at Bebington Bridge Club every Friday afternoon from September 27 - November 29, from 1.50pm until 4pm.

For more details and to register contact Jackie on 334 9718

Screen writing

WIRRAL screen writer Marc Gee is holding taster sessions for those who think they have that winning idea for TV.

Details from Marc on 07790410982.

Probus club

IRBY & Thurstaston probus club is inviting retired ladies and gentlemen to join.

It meets at the Holiday Inn, Hoylake every third Tuesday of the month for lunch followed by speaker or entertainment from choir or band. Details, George Goodall 648 2610.

Teddy bears

A Teddy Bears Picnic will be held at Heswall United Reformed Church on Saturday, August 31 from 10am-1pm.

It promises a fun morning of face painting, colouring comps, cakes, refreshments plus much more and a teddy parade.

Bring a picnic.

Admission is £3 for adults, children free with teddy.

The event is in aid of Air Ambulance North West.

Accordion club

WIRRAL Accordion Group is looking for more members. It meets on Tuesdays at 7pm.

Details from 608 3273.

Support group

A SUPPORT group for men who have experienced, or currently have, mental health issues or just need general support has been launched in Merseyside.

Ego Mens support aims to provide a safe and nonjudgemental space for men across Merseyside to be able to talk and not suffer in silence.

For more details see the group’s egomenssupport

Manx society

WIRRAL Manx Society meets on the third Tuesday of each month between September and May at Lower Bebington Methodist Church in Bromborough Road, Lower Bebington. Details from 648 5230.


WALLASEY Ladybirds group will meet once a week from Tuesday, September 10.

Sessions take place at 7pm at Wallasey Conservative club in Manor Road, for fun evenings with talks, shows refreshments etc.

A place to meet friends and a warm welcome for new members, do come along and bring a friend.

Table Tennis

TABLE 365 is looking to encourage people of all ages and experience to take up or return to the game.

Details from David on 07446 839505 or

nKnit and natter

LOVE to knit? Love to natter?

A weekly event at West Kirby Library every Friday morning from 10.30am to midday may be for you. Knit, chat and unwind over a ball of yarn and make some new friends.

Get fit

TRANMERE Circuit Class for all abilities take place every Thursday from 9.30am-10.30am at St Catherine’s Community Centre in Church Road, Tranmere. To book place, call 0151 647 3619 or Heather on 07925076914.

Bowls club

GREENHEYS Ladies Bowling Club is looking for new members. It plays in Central Park, Wallasey on Monday and Wednesday afternoons. Details Dorothy (678 6330).

Acting classes

ACTING classes for adults take place at Hoylake Community Centre every Thursday from 7-9pm. Details from or contact Martin on 07788 723570 or martin@

To advertise your event, for free, on our noticeboard, email craig.manning@ or call 649 4050