Dickens play

GREASBY Players' latest comedy play What the Dickens is at Greasby Community Centre this Saturday (January 27) at 8pm. Tickets from 07419337064 or spcave16@gmail.com

Art group

An art group meets every Wednesday from 2-4pm at Pensby bowling club. All abilities welcome Artist on hand for tuition including Tea & coffee £25 per month. For details, call or text Annie on 07773648386 or Chris on 07815538244.

Bird club talk

Siberian Summer is the title of Steve Woolfall's illustrated talk to Wirral Bird Club this Thursday (January 25).

It will take place at St Bridget’s Church Centre, Church Road, West Kirby, starting at 7.30 pm. Admission is £4, which includes tea/coffee and biscuits.  Details from Bill on 07795 148140

Race For Life  

ENTRIES are now being taken for this year's Wirral Race For Life events in aid of Cancer Research UK.

The Globe-backed fundraiser, taking place in Birkenhead Park on Sunday, May 19 is open to people of all ages and abilities where mums, dads, sons, daughters, grandparents and friends can choose from 3k and 5k events.

There will also be a chance on the day to take part in Pretty Muddy, a 5k mud-splattered obstacle course, and there’s a Pretty Muddy Kids option.

To enter, visit raceforlife.org   

Family festival

A HUGE family festival including a live music stage, dance music arena and a children’s stage is coming to Wirral later this year.

Monopoly Events is bringing the Wirral Family Festival to Prenton Park on Saturday, May 11 from noon to 11pm.

The event is brought to you by the curators of the nation’s biggest pop culture event, Comic Con Liverpool.

Early bird adult tickets £17.50 and child tickets £7. Toddlers go free. Full line-up to be announced soon. Tickets via ticketquarter.co.uk

Dance classes

CHILDREN's 'starter' dance classes are held at Merrall’s Dance Centre in Moreton every Monday from 5.15pm-6.15pm, £5.50 per class (paid weekly). The dance centre is situated at 195 Pasture Road in Moreton. Details from 0151 606 1458 or www.merrallsdancecentre.co.uk

Get creative

ART classes are at Newton Village Hall on Mondays from 2.30-4.30pm and 7-9pm and Wednesdays from 10am to noon.

They feature drawing and painting for beginners to experienced artists.

There are also lessons in oil, watercolour, acrylics and mixed media. For details, email nigelmorris@hotmail.co.uk or call 678 0834.

Rock ‘n’ roll

CHESHIRE Cats’ rock ‘n’ roll fundraising nights are every Wednesday from 7.30pm at The Poulton Victoria Club on Poulton Bridge Road, Wallasey. Entrance £1.50. In aid of charities for sick children.

Toddler dance class

A toddler dance class takes place on Saturday mornings 9am at Lower Bebington Methodist Church. Classes are £4 per week. For details Contact Karen or Wendy at geminidance@outlook.com.


AN "innovative" exhibition of work by more than 20 local potters is on display at a Wirral art studio.

The challenge was thrown down to potters who attend workshops at the Rathbone Studio in Birkenhead, to create individual plates and platters decorated with different pattern and design techniques.

The result is an exhibition that will show the diversity of clay, truly ‘Inspiration On A Plate’.

It is on view at the venue on Argyle Street from until February 3. Opening times are Tuesday to Saturday from 2-5pm.


OXTON CC Bowls Club has launched a recruitment drive for Crown Green Bowlers to join its existing first-team squad for the 2024 season, playing in both afternoon and evening Birkenhead & Wirral District leagues. If interested, contact Gerry on 07989 970778 or email doyleg1@ sky.com for more details.

Folk club

WALLASEY folk and acoustic club meets on the first and third Sundays of each month at Misty Blues, on Manor Road in Liscard.

It's a chance for singers, poets, storytellers and musicians to share their talent and entertain each other and the audience.

Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Attendees are asked to make a donation of £3 which pays the room hire charge.

Details from the club's website and Facebook page or email wfac@btinternet.com.

Over-50s swim

WIRRAL over-50s swim club meets at Calday Grange Swimming Pool every Friday (9 to 11am). Interested? Email wirraloverfiftiesswimmers@gmail.com or call Pam on 07884 972400 to arrange a taster session.


A BADMINTON club in West Kirby is looking for new members. It meets Tuesdays at Westbourne Hall Community Centre, Westbourne Road, from 8 to 10pm.

Details from Ian on 07710 536953 or email ibt@f2s.com

Country music

LEASOWE Castle Country Music Club meets every Thursday at Poulton Vics Social Club, Poulton Bridge Road, Wallasey (7.15 to 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. Admission free (7pm start). The Fort Sessions’ - a night of live acoustic guitar and different singers each week - are at the venue every Friday (7pm).

Folk dancing

FOLK dance sessions are on the first, third and fifth Tuesday of every month at Victoria Hall, Bebington from 8 to 10pm. Details alexacharlottepenny@gmail.com

Exercise class

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

Ladies bowling

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


FLEXERCISE - described as fun and friendly exercise sessions for the over 60s - take place every Wednesday (6.30 to 7.45pm) at St James’ Church Hall, New Brighton. Details from 07544 150112.

Charity cuppa

A CHARITY coffee morning is held every Tuesday from 10am to noon at St Alban’s Parish Centre, Liscard.

No fee, just a voluntary donation in aid of the Lourdes fund.

Oxton U3A

OXTON University of the Third Age (U3A) holds fortnightly meetings at Trinity with Palm Grove Church, Alton Road, Birkenhead.

If you are interested and would like more details, email membership@oxtonu3a.co.uk

Badminton club

BADMINTON club nights are every Monday and Friday from 7.30pm until late at Upton Victory Hall on Salacre Lane in Upton.

New players (from beginner level) welcome.

Details from Lauretta on 07936 293350 or lauretta.radcliffe@yahoo.co.uk

Tap dance

A MONDAY evening tap dancing class in Wallasey is looking for new members. This is not a beginners’ class, experience preferred.

Call Angela on 07786 360959.

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