THE Port Sunlight Players’ production of 9 to 5 The Musical is on this week.

Staged at the Gladstone Theatre in Port Sunlight from this Thursday (November 30) to Saturday December 2, it is about three female co-workers who concoct a plan to get even with the ‘sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot’ they call their boss.

Featuring music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, it is based on the 1980 hit movie. Tickets from

Christmas fair

THERE'S a Christmas Fair at Claremount Road Church on Wallasey this Saturday (December 2). From midday until 3pm, Admission is £1, children go free. There will be stalls, games and refreshments.


OXTON CC Bowls club has launched a recruitment drive for Crown Green Bowlers to join its existing 1st Team squad for the 2024 Season, playing in both afternoon and evening Birkenhead & Wirral District Leagues.

If you are interested in joining, contact Gerry on 07989 970778 or by email for more details.

Charity fayre

A Christmas fayre in aid of The Holistic Cancer Centre takes place this Saturday (December 2) at Christ Church Parish Hall on Upton Road, Moreton from noon - 4pm.

There will be various stalls including craft, books, art, jewellery, Tombola, Toys, Bric a Brac, and more. Santa will be in his Grotto.

Hospice lights

THIS year's 'light up a life' lights switch-on for Wirral Hospice St John's takes place next month.

Ten thousand lights will shine out in memory of loved ones and in aid of the hospice following the Globe-backed switch on ceremony, taking place on Sunday, December 10.

They will be turned on by the husband and children of Helen Parentini, who died at the hospice on September 18 last year following a battle with cancer.

Juan said: "It's such a special honour to be asked to switch on the lights for Light up a Life. Helen was so grateful for the kindness and care she was given by the wonderful team at the hospice".

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To sponsor a light for Light up a Life, call 0151 343 0778 or click here to make a donation online

Rock 'n' roll

MIKE Byrne and the Sunrockers will be back at Heswall British Legion next Wednesday (December 6), promising another great night of rock and roll, singing and playing the music of Buddy, Elvis, Jerry Lee, Roy and many others, Doors open 7,30pm. Admission £5 on door.

Festive fair

A Christmas Fair will be held at Westbourne Hall on West Kirby on Saturday, December 9 from 10am-4pm in aid of Westbourne Hall Community Trust. It will feature speciality stalls, books, bric-a-brac, a raffle and refreshments

Get creative

AN art group meets at Pensby bowling recreation centre on Wednesday afternoons from 2-4pm. All abilities welcome. An artist is on hand to give advice and tuition. Call or text Chris 07815538244.

Christmas concerts

The first of three Christmas concerts at Trinity with Palm Grove Church on Alton Road in Oxton takes place this week.

Liverpool Harmonic Gospel Choir is in concert at the venue on Friday, December 1 (7pm). 

Wirral Recorder Orchestra are in concert there on Saturday (December 2) at 4pm.

Port Sunlight Choral Society and BHSA Lunimelles are there on Friday, December 8 at 7pm.

RSPB Wirral talk

ANTHONY Brandreth will give an illustrated talk entitled The North Atlantic Ocean” as RSPB Wirral's next meeting on Thursday, December 7.

It will take place at Hoylake Community Centre on Hoyle Road, Hoylake, starting at 7.30 pm.

Visitor admission is £5.

Festive songs

ST PAUL’S Musical Theatre Company’s festive show A Holly Jolly Christmas is at Grosvenor Ballroom on Grosvenor Street in Wallasey on Friday, December 8 and Melrose Hall on Melrose Avenue in Hoylake on Saturday, December 9. Performances start at 7.30pm. Tickets from or on door.

Over 50s swim

WIRRAL over 50s swim club meets at Calday Grange Swimming Pool every Friday from 9 to 11am.

If you are interested in taking part and would like more details, email: or call Pam on 07884 972400 to arrange a taster session.

Carol concert

A CAROL concert hosted by Rock Ferry Salvation Army Band and supported by The Castle Singers is at the United Reformed Church in Heswall on Saturday (December 2).

The performance starts at 7.30pm. Tickets, £10, from John on 0151 653 0600 or 07731 472201.


A LONG-running badminton club in West Kirby is looking for new members.

It meets every Tuesday at Westbourne Hall Community Centre, Westbourne Road from 8 to 10pm, with a tea break at 9pm. Details from Ian on 07710 536953 or email

Country music

LEASOWE Castle Country Music Club meets every Thursday at Poulton Vics Social Club, Poulton Bridge Road, Wallasey from 7.15-11pm. Details from 07707 712936.

Piano bar THERE is live piano music at the Mess Cafe at Fort Perch Rock, New Brighton every Thursday night (7pm). Admission free (7pm start). The Fort Sessions’ - a night of live acoustic guitar and different singer each week - are at the venue every Friday (7pm).

Folk dancing

FOLK dance sessions take place on the first, third and fifth Tuesday of every month at Victoria Hall, Bebington from 8 to 10pm.

For details, contact

Exercise class

DANCE exercise classes take place at Guide Headquarters on Leasowe Road, Wallasey every Thursday (2pm). Admission £5. Details from Angela on 07786 360959.

Ladies bowling

BEBINGTON Ladies Bowling Club meets on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Call 0151 608 8616 for details.

Exercise class

FLEXERCISE - described as fun and friendly exercise sessions for the over 60s, take place every Wednesday from 6.30pm-7.45pm. at St. James Church Hall in New Brighton. Details from 07544 150 112.

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