TICKETS are on sale for two classical candle-lit concerts in Wirral this advent. Wirral Chamber Music festival is bringing world-class musicians to small venues in Hoylake and Thornton Hough.

The concerts include Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, performed by Thelma Handy, festival director and leader of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

Tickets available at or Facebook page

Carols for MNDA charity

SHOPPERS in Neston will have the chance to both listen to carol singers and donate to a very worthy cause at the same time on Friday.

The Neston Singers will be performing for half an hour from 10am in Sainsbury’s supermarket and again at 11am and members of the Wirral Group of the Motor Neurone Disease Association will be holding a bucket collection.

Christmas Alphabet

A FESTIVE concert featuring Lilli Moore, Phil Longstaffe-Smith and guests is at Melrose Hall in Hoylake this Saturday (December 11).

Christmas Alphabet takes place at the venue on Melrose Avenue, Hoylake at 7-30pm that night.

Tickets, £10, from 632 2152 or 632 4548. Seasonal refreshments and Bring your own Drink.

Model railway

WIRRAL O Gauge Model Railway’s Open Day is this Sunday (December 12) from 11am to 4pm.

Admission is £3. There will be free parking and light refreshments. Bring your two rail locos to run on the society’s DC and DCC tracks. Unit 7, The Odyssey Centre, Corporation Road, Birkenhead CH41 1HB. Further details from Mike Cole on 07985 508024.

Christmas lunch

THE Upton Retired Ladies & Gentlemen’s Lunch Club Christmas Lunch (with entertainment) is this Tuesday (December 14). It will be held at Prenton Golf Club.

To book your seat at the table lunch or to get more information about the lunch club, contact its secretary on 0151 632 4127.

Wirral Book Fair

A BOOK fair will be held in the Panoramic Lounge of New Brighton’s Floral Pavilion this Saturday.

There will be a wide range of books, from vintage children’s titles to local history. It promises a range for all tastes and ages, pockets and purses. It takes place from 11am to 4pm. Free entry. Further details from

Community plots

DO you know of a community group, church, charity or school whose members/pupils would benefit from improved health and wellbeing through doing gardening activities in the fresh air?

If so, the Friends of Birkenhead Park, who look after the Edward Kemp Community Garden and Growing Area in Birkenhead Park, may be able to help. Due to Covid, a few of the site’s plot holders have had to give up their plots, meaning there are three 5m x 5m plots available.

If you are interested, have a look on the Friends website for more details or email

Belly dancing

LADIES belly dance exercise sessions take place in Wallasey village and Hoylake every week. Ladies of all ages attend each week and the oldest is 80. If you are interested in joining? Contact for more details or call 07389 716605.

Sing along

WIRRAL Singing Cafe is open at a new venue - Heswall Hall - every Thursday, from 10.30am to midday.

It is for anyone who likes singing or listening to live music from the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s.

Christmas show

WEST Kirby Musical Theatre Company will stage Sing a Song of Christmas, a concert full of Christmas music on Wednesday, December 15 and Thursday, December 16 at Heswall Hall.

Also appearing are dancers from Wallasey School of Ballet.

Performances start at 7.30pm. Tickets, £12.50, are from 0151 630 3873 or

Aladdin panto

THE Carlton Players' pantomime Aladdin will be staged at the Little Theatre in Birkenhead from next Friday (December 17) to Sunday, December 19.

Tickets and more details are from, or the Health and Home Brew Centre in Oxton Road, Birkenhead.

If you have an event for inclusion on Wirral Globe’s noticeboard, email craig.manning@