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Wirral Globe’s community noticeboard guide to local events

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Nov 21, 2023

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

9 to 5

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

Staged at the Gladstone Theatre in Port Sunlight from November 30 to 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 are from gladstonetheatre.org.uk

Bird club talk

An Eye for Birds is the subject of Bruce Kendrick’s illustrated talk to Wirral Bird Club this Thursday (November 23) at St Bridget’s Church Centre on Church Road in West Kirby (7.30pm start). Admission is £4.

Race night

CHILDREN’s charity Stick ‘n’ Step is hosting a charity race night this Friday (November 24) at Poulton Vics Social Club. First race starts at 7.30pm. Tickets from facebook.com/events/1112072069776753

For details, email Netty@sticknstep.org or call 0151 638 0888.

Magic Lantern

GLASS slides of Wallasey Village and the surrounding area from the Wallasey Historical Society Collection will be shown using an original Magic Lantern projector at English Martyrs’ Church on St George’s Road, Wallasey on Friday (November 24), starting at 7pm.

Free Admission and refreshments. To book a place, email ham.parishadmn@ gmail.com

Bowls

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 doyleg1@sky.com for more details.

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 stpaulsmtsecretary@gmail.com 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 and would like more details, email: wirraloverfiftiesswimmers@gmail.com 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 taking place at the United Reformed Church in Heswall on Saturday, December 2.

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

Badminton

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. For details, call Ian on 07710 536953 or email ibt@f2s.com

Bowls club

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 you are interested in joining, contact Gerry on 07989 970778 or by emailing doyleg1@sky.com for more details.

Christmas fair

A GRAND Christmas fair is at Highfield Church on Rock Lane West in Rock Ferry this Saturday (November 25), starting at 11am.

There will be stalls including homemade cakes, tombola, bric-a-brac, jewellery, teddy tombola, crafts and more.

There will also be a cafe selling bacon butties, soup and sandwiches and Father Christmas will be in his grotto.

Country music

LEASOWE Castle Country Music Club meets every Thursday at Poulton Vics Social Club, Poulton Bridge Road, Wallasey from 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 is free and the event starts at 7pm.

The Fort Sessions’ – a night of live acoustic guitar and different singer each week – are held at the venue every Friday (7pm start).

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 alexacharlottepenny@gmail.com

Festive show

WIRRAL Theatre4All.nw’s Christmas show Dear Santa is on this Saturday at Gladstone Village Hall in Burton (7.30pm). Tickets from theatre4all.nw@gmail.com or Nikki on 07969 040767.

Exercise class

A DANCE exercise class takes place at Guide Headquarters on Leasowe Road in Wallasey every Thursday (2pm). Admission is £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 on Victoria Road in New Brighton.

They are described as suitable for most levels of mobility. Details from 07544 150 112 snjwhitehead@btinternet.com

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