BRIMSTAGE Maze is the place for a Family Farm~Fest this Saturday and Saturday (June 1 and 2).

It will feature a local artisan craft market, Viking and Saxon enactment displays and villages, birds of prey displays, circus workshops, interactive saga Tractor barrel rides, Fire displays, Traditional Viking story-telling, Entrance into Maizy’s Play Barn, Kid's yoga, 'Meet the princesses', seed planting, arts and crafts, Slime workshop and food and drink stalls. 

For more details, see the Brimstage Farm & Maze website: or see their Facebook page.


MIKE Byrne and the Sunrockers are at Heswall British Legion next Wednesday (June 5) with 'another great night of Rock and Roll' music. Taking place at the venue on Pensby Road in Heswall, doors open 7.30 pm. Admission £5.

Table Tennis

WIRRAL Table Tennis League needs players for the 2024/25 season, commencing in September. Matches are each week from September to April on a home and away basis.

If you are interested in taking up the sport, contact Dave Morris on 07565 199660 for more details or see the website:

Volunteers wanted

THE Friends of Birkenhead Park are looking for volunteers to get involved with their work at Edward Kemp Community Garden and Growing Area next Wednesday (June 5) from 10.30am until 3pm.

The garden is a place where people can grow their own food, take part in physical activities and learn about the environment as well as participating in social activities. Anyone able to help the group on the day can contact Sheila Blair on admin@ or text 07891 977337.

Wirral Globe: The Friends of Birkenhead Park volunteers at work The Friends of Birkenhead Park volunteers at work (Image: Shela Blair-Lea / The Friends of Birkenhead Park)

Bird club talk

LIFE on Venus is the subject of Jim Almond's illustrated talk to RSPB Wirral next Thursday (June 6) at Hoylake Community Centre on Hoyle Road in Hoylake (7.30 pm). Admission £5.

Get creative

ART classes are at Newton Village Hall on Mondays from 2.30-4.30pm and 7-9pm and Wednesdays from 10am-noon. For details, email or call 678 0834.

Bowls club

WEST Kirby Prom Bowls Club is looking for new members. Sessions are on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. Details from 0151 625 5158.

Lady Lever exhibit

A NEW exhibition showcasing 40 pieces of women’s artwork dating from the early 1800s to the 1980s is on view at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight until August 18. 

Another View: Landscapes by Women Artists looks at how artists have used their practice to explore the issues of their day, asking questions about class, gender, politics, and more through their depictions of landscape.

Wirral Globe: Work on display in 'Another View: Landscapes by Women Artists' at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight until August 18Work on display in 'Another View: Landscapes by Women Artists' at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight until August 18 (Image: Craig Manning / Newsquest)

In concentrating on work by women, the exhibition examines the term "lady amateur," which was often used in contrast to the "professional" artist title usually reserved for males, before exploring how women pushed for greater recognition as artists, particularly in the 19th century.

Entry to the exhibition is free. For more details go to

Get snappy

HESWALL Photographic Society meets on Friday evenings at St Peter’s Church Hall in Lower Heswall (7.30pm). Details from

Greasby bowls

GREASBY Ladies Bowls Club is looking for new members with or without experience to join the club. Interested? Call 07772991348 for details

Bands' call

WIRRAL Pop Orchestra is looking for new members. Its repertoire includes pop, cinema and musical theatre. It rehearses on Tuesday evenings from 7.30pm to 10pm at St Anne’s Parish Centre on Highfield Road in Rock Ferry.

Wirral Big Band also needs trombone and trumpet players. It rehearses on Monday evenings from 8pm to 10.30pm at the same venue. If interested, email

Dance classes

CHILDREN’s ‘starter’ dance classes are at Merrall’s Dance Centre in Moreton every Monday from 5.15pm-6.15pm. Details from

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 (7.30pm).

Over-50s swim

WIRRAL over-50s swim club meets at Calday Grange Swimming Pool every Friday (9 to 11am). Email tor taster session.

Country music

LEASOWE Castle Country Music Club meets on Thursdays at Poulton Vics Social Club, Poulton Bridge Road, Wallasey (7.15pm).

Piano bar

THERE is live piano music at the Mess Cafe at Fort Perch Rock, New Brighton every Thursday night. Admission is 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 8pm-10pm. Details

Ladies bowling

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


FLEXERCISE - fun and friendly exercise sessions for over 60s - are every Wednesday (6.30pm) at St James’ Church Hall, New Brighton. Details from 07544 150112.

Anyone for ... ?

BADMINTON club nights are every Monday and Friday from 7.30pm until late at Upton Victory Hall on Salacre Lane in Upton. Details from Lauretta on 07936 293350 or

Tap dance

A MONDAY evening tap dancing class in Wallasey is looking for new members. Call Angela on 07786 360959.

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

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