A CAR wash in aid of the RNLI’s Mayday fundraising campaign is taking place at Hoylake lifeboat station this weekend.

Organised by the Hoylake RNLI lifeboat crew, the event on Sunday will see lifeboat crew volunteers don their distinctive yellow wellies to clean cars at the station on North Parade scrub, rinse and polish visitors’ cars for just £5 per vehicle from 10am until 1pm. 

The last car wash, in 2019, raised more than £1,000 for the RNLI’s lifesaving work.

Book fair

WIRRAL Book Fair takes place at the Floral Pavilion in New Brighton this Saturday from 11am to 4pm.

It promises a range of books with something for everyone - all tastes and ages and plenty of bargains.

It will feature vintage children’s literature including Just William and Biggles Twins, British Library crime classics, Agatha Christie and a wide range of Merseyside History from maritime to famous people.

You can also say hello to author and playwright Cathy Roberts. Entrance free. Details from literallybooks@gmail.com

'From now on ..'

WEST Kirby Musical Theatre Company's concert From now on - described by its producers as 'an uplifting celebration of the best of musical theatre' - will be staged next month.

They will be joined by dancers from the Wallasey School of Ballet for the concerts, at Heswall Hall on Tuesday, June 7 and Thursday, June 9. 

Performances start at 7.30pm. Tickets, £12.50, from 0151-630-3873 or the website www.wkmtc.co.uk

Model railway

WIRRAL O’Gauge Model Railway Open Day takes place this Sunday.

It is at Unit 7, The Odyssey Centre on Corporation Road in Birkenhead from 11am to 4pm. Admission £3. Free parking. Bring your two rail locos to run on the group’s DC and DCC tracks. Details from Mike Cole 07985 508024.

Thetis talk

DEREK Arnold will talk about the sinking of HMS Thetis as Bebington Family History Society's guest when it meets later this month.

Taking place at Bebington Civic Centre on Monday, May 23), the meeting starts at 7.30pm.

The Bebington group meets on the fourth Monday of every month. New members and visitors are always welcome. 

Music in Ashton Park

MUSIC is starting up again at the upper park arena of Ashton Park in West Kirby, which commences with the Peninsula Jazzmen on Sunday, May 29 from 2-4pm. Bring a blanket and brolly! Entry is free and donations for the Park are very welcome.

There are many more musical events during the year and please look at the website ashtonparkwestkirby.org.uk for details.

Alice in Pantoland

THE Seacombe Players' latest production Alice in Pantoland will be staged at Seacombe United Reformed Church in Brougham Road, Wallasey next Friday, Saturday and Sunday (May 20, 21 and 22). Performances start at the followin times: Friday (May 20) 7.30pm, Saturday (May 21) 2.30pm and Sunday (May 22) 2.30pm. Tickets - Adults £5 / Child £3 - are from Jean on 0151 630 7006. Funds to go towards reopening of the Church.

Murder night

GREASBY Players’ murder mystery quiz night The Murder of Julius Caesar will be taking place at Greasby Junior School tonight (Friday) and Saturday. Tickets, £10, from 07419 337064 or spcave16@gmail.com

Table tennis club

ARE you aged over 50 and do you like to play table tennis? Explayers across Wirral are invited to keep active through Friends in Retirement table tennis sessions at West Kirby Concourse on Tuesdays and Fridays from 1.30 to 4pm. Details from Peter Surridge (0151 632 5507) or just go along.

Coffee morning

A COFFEE morning and sale of pre-loved and new bags and purses is at St Paul’s Church on Old Chester Road in Rock Ferry this Saturday from 10am to noon. A wonderful array of plants is promised, along with refreshments. Admission free.

Ukraine concert

A CONCERT in aid of Ukranian refugees will take place at the Gladstone Theatre in Port Sunlight later this month.

The show - featuring performances from Mark Sebastian D’Lacey, Billy Thompson, Tia Gill and local dramatic, operatic and musical societies supported by the Greg Williams Glenn Miller-style big band - will be staged on Sunday, May 22 at 7.30pm. Tickets, £12, from gladstonetheatre.org.uk or 0151 643 8757.

All proceeds will go to the British Red Cross.

Come dancing!

DANCE sessions take place at St Barnabas Church Scout headquarters in Bromborough every Monday from 1.30 to 4pm. Admission £3. Free parking.


A LADIES Bellydance Exercise Group meets in Wallasey Village and Hoylake each week. It is open to women of all dance abilities. Details from wirralbellydancing@gmail.com or text 07389 716605.

Lung health

WIRRAL Lung Exercise Groups meet every week. It is for anyone with Chronic Pulmonary Obstructive Disease and was set up to help with everyday living by learning how other members cope with their breathing problems.

The group meets on Thursdays from 11.30am to 1.30pm at Moreton Community Centre on Maryland Lane. Entrance £2, including a raffle.

Lunchtime choir

IF you have always wanted to sing, a new community choir based in Wallasey is looking for members. It meets on Monday lunchtimes. For details, contact reallygoodsongclub@gmail.com or see Facebook @reallygoodsongclub

Join the club

NEWTON Park Bowls Club is looking for new members. Details from Beryl on 07960 521679 or Joyce 07709 528177.

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