THE FRIENDS OF HARTHILL AND CALDERSTONES PARK
Will meet at 7.15pm on Monday 12th March 2018 for the AGM followed by a talk by Colin Twist on the Orchids in the UK. Meetings are held in Childwall Primary School on Woolton Road, Liverpool 16, the entrance to which is off Salisbury Park. A charge of £2 is made for visitors, who are most welcome to attend.
GRASSENDALE FLOWER ARRANGEMENT SOCIETY
Will meet on Thursday March 8th when Debbie Davis from Formby will give a demonstration entitled “Through my Garden Gate”. Meetings are held in Dovedale Baptist Church Hall, in Olivedale Road. L18 1DW. The doors open at 7.30pm, for meeting at 8pm.Visitors are welcome for a fee of £6.
MEETING OF THE GATEACRE SOCIETY
The meeting will be a talk by Dave Fryer on the Mercy ships which provide much needed medical services to countries in West Africa. This talk will be on Sunday March 11th at 2.30pm in the Gateacre Chapel, Gateacre Brow. Free entry to members and non members. Donations welcome.
LIVERPOOL OSTEOPOROSIS GROUP
Is holding a public meeting on Thursday, 22nd March at 2pm when Dr. M A Siddiqi, consultant Physician, will give a Medical Update on Osteoporosis. The meeting will take place at the Liverpool University Hospital, Aintree in the Woolfson Lecture Theatre, Clinical Services Building. Further info 0151 722 0726. Please note change of venue.
THE PUB CLUB
An informal group of diverse friends (ages 50+) who meet weekly for a chat, a drink, a laugh and something to eat if you fancy. We meet each Thursday between 6pm and 11pm at the Richmond Tavern in Church Road, Wavertree, (nr Penny Lane) but we often have ‘away-days’ to other pubs. For more info Pubclub@talktalk.net
NEVER SUNG BEFORE?
Already enjoy singing? No matter what your experience, join our ‘boot camp for the voice’ and perform in a community concert at one of Liverpool’s principal venues. Listen-and-repeat training, no need to read music, any skill level (or none) welcome. Discover how singing together improves your health, well-being and stress. Further details: firstname.lastname@example.org
DIXIELAND JAZZ CONCERT
The Savoy Jazzmen are giving a concert in the Sefton Park Palm House on Tuesday 6th March between 2-4 pm. Bring your brollies and join in the Mardi Gras parade numbers or just come and listen. There is a £6.50 admission charge which includes tea or coffee and a slice of cake. Further details from Peter Swensson - 0151 722 1478
LIVERPOOL WELSH CHORAL
Are singing in All Hallows Church L18 6JJ on Saturday March 17th at 7.30pm. Featuring Haydn’s Little Organ Mass, Chilcotts’s Requiem and Lo, The Full Final Sacrifice by Finzi. We have amazing solo singers and players from RNCM in Manchester withour organist Stephen Hargreaves and conductor Keith Orrell. All tickets £12.50 from Mavis Owens 0151 652 6374
TRAMWAY & LIGHT RAILWAY SOCIETY
Next meeting Monday 19 March; Greenbank Sports Academy (Rathbone Room), 8pm. Sharon Brown, Curator at the Museum of Liverpool. This evening Sharon will relate the story of Frank Hornby, who introduced Meccano to the world and “O” Gauge Hornby trains, followed by Dinky Toys. £2 includes refreshments. Everyone is welcome.
EASTER PRIZE BINGO
Broughton Hall Catholic High School PTA Easter Prize Bingo. Sunday 18th March 2018, 6th Form Centre Broughton Hall Honey’s Green Lane L12 9HJ. Doors open 6.30pm, GREAT Prizes & Raffle. Under 16s must be accompanied. Contact Mrs Hayward if you need further details 0151 541 9440.
THE ARTS SOCIETY LIVERPOOL
An illustrated lecture, ‘Mackintosh in Glasgow’ by Professor Clyde Bunfield, on Wednesday 21 March . Come and meet others who love Art and Culture at The Bridge Chapel Centre, Heath Road, Liverpool L19 4XR at 2pm. Admission £6 voluntary donation. Refreshments available and free parking.
ADULT DRAMA GROUP
At Valley Theatre, Netherley. Monday March 5th, 7pm. Fresh from their great success with “Babes in the Wood”, Valley Theatre adult drama group are back, starting a new season, which will finish in June with a performance for the Liverpool Fringe. 18 and over. All welcome. New actors welcome. Further details Martin Ball, director, 07746 697263 or email@example.comSCHOOL REUNION
Halewood Grange – Class of 75 Reunion at The Quarry, Woolton on Saturday, April 21. Tina Sherriff – 07984 458088 (on Facebook) or Marty Joyce – 07546 500796 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
TRADITIONAL AFTERNOON TEA DANCE
A traditional Afternoon Tea Dance (Merseyside Children’s Fund charity) with demonstrations of ballroom dancing is being held in the world famous Adelphi Hotel in the town centre. The event will commence at 1pm on Friday March 16 and the cost is only £15 per person, (£7.50 when booking with Jane and £7.50 on March 16). For further details phone Jane on 0151 709 7200.
NEW MEMBERS EVENING
Rotary Liverpool South new members evening Monday March 12, 7pm for 7.30pm Woolton Village Club, 23 Allerton Road, Liverpool L25 7RA. Come along and see what you think enjoy free food and a drink with us. www.liverpoolsouth.rotary1180.orgClub mobile. 07934 370525 or ring Roger Saunders on 07982 241289 or email email@example.com
SMILE AND SING with MERSEY HARMONY
Have fun, sing, and boost your skills. Come along to Merseyside’s only all-female barbershop chorus. Mersey Harmony performs at events and competes locally and nationally. Rehearsals every MONDAY, 7.15pm – 10pm, Academy of St Nicholas, Horrocks Ave, L19 5NY. For details: Call Angela – 07947 142440 – www.merseyharmony.co.uk or check out our Facebook page.
LIVERPOOL CONTRA FOLK DANCE CLUB
We do a mixture of Barn Dance; Pride and Prejudice; Square Dance styles. Get exercise, meet friendly folk and have fun. No need to bring a partner. Tuesdays open at 7.45pm. Class from 8pm to 10pm. The Scout Hut, Gorsedale Rd (off Dovedale Rd) L18 5EY Allerton/Mossley Hill). Contact Maria on 0151 427 1907
FREE COMPUTER CLASSES FOR ADULTS
ICT Functional Skills Entry Level 1 to 3 at New Hutte Neighbourhood Centre, Lichfield Road, Halewood or Halewood Academy on Wood Road. Just 2.5 hours a week. Courses are free and consist of email, word processing and the internet. Taster courses lasts for six weeks. Enrolling now. Call 0151 443 2197 for more information.
ST BARNABAS CHURCH, PENNY LANE.
Every Tuesday between 10.30am and 12 noon a coffee morning is held and everyone welcome to join us for a chat. In addition, during this time, Lodge Lane Credit Union is at the church offering a full range of Credit Union Services. Also, at the same time, Riversdale Housing Support Team is here providing a range of services to reduce the risk of homelessness (such as debt management, accessing benefits, finding accommodation).”
Breathe Easy Liverpool South is a friendly support group for people with lung disease/breathing difficulties. We usually meet the fourth Monday in the month at 1.30 pm, Bridge Chapel Centre, Heath Road, Liverpool, L19 4XR. For further information, please ring the British Lung Foundation Helpline on 03000 030 555.
Smile and experience Tender Loving Care supporting those affected by Dementia. Join our loving family and friends for entertainment, beverages and delicious food at Mossley Hill Athletic Club L18 8BX. 1pm till 3.30pm on 31st January, 7th February, 28th February, 14th March, 28th March, 11th April, 25th April, 9th May, 30th May, 13th June, 27th June, 11th July, 25th July and more dates to follow. £4 per person which includes hot/gold beverages, lunch and dessert.
South Liverpool Photographic Society
meets every Thursday at CADWA, Rocky Lane L16 1JD from 7.45pm to 10pm. Membership £60/£55 for September to June – £3 per visit. We warmly welcome anyone with a serious interest in photography to take part in competitions, displays and presentations and workshops. Beginners to veterans. Contact; Tim Evans on 0151 475 0345, firstname.lastname@example.org Website; www.slps.co.uk
LIVERPOOL & MERSEYSIDE PHILATELIC SOCIETY
Meet upstairs at Court Hey Methodist Church Hall, Bowring Park, L14 3NU, on alternate Mondays at 2pm prompt, September to June. Guest speakers and members display presentations of postal history and various stamp related themes. New members and guests welcome; good car parking. Bus 6, 61, 116, 610, 619 and quite close to Broadgreen station. Contact Dr. D.Crewe on 0151 733 1291 or Tim Evans on 0151 475 0345
Time 2 Sign
Children and parents learn British Sign Language (BSL),we sing along to nursery rhymes, counting and action songs whilst signing and having fun. Classes held every Tuesday at St Mary’s West Derby Millennium Centre. Time: 9.25am – 10am. Cost £3 each child/ additional children £1. Contact Ms Christine (Level 2 BSL qualified instructor). Email: email@example.com
ROTARY CLUB OF LIVERPOOL SOUTH
Rotary Liverpool South meets Monday evenings at 6.30pm for 7pm start. The Club has 30 active members who meet for fun, fellowship and the opportunity to serve others. We are always on the lookout for new members willing to give up their time for others under the Rotary motto “Service Above Self”. Check our website at www.liverpoolsouth.rotary1180.org or phone 07934 370524.
SINGING FOR SMILES
Meeting from Thursday, March 22 from 8pm to 9.30pm at Elm Hall Drive Methodist Church, L18 1LF.
BELLE VALE PREFAB PROJECT
Did you live in a prefab in Belle Vale? Come and join us in our free monthly meetings at the Millennium Centre, Childwall Valley Road, on the last Thursday in the month. We are an informal chatty group and love to meet up with old friends and make new ones. Find us on Facebook – Belle Vale Prefab Project – for more information.
St. Mark’s Church Hall, Hartsbourne Avenue, L25 2SB. Tuesdays 12.45pm to 2.45pm ALSO AT The Scout Hut, Gorsedale Rkoad, Mossley Hill, Liverpool 18. Thursdays 11am to 12 noon. Friendly classes. Class fee £3. Contact Sylia on 0151 722 6653
TICKET TO READ
Woolton’s FREE community library is open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1.30pm to 4pm at the Simon Peter Centre on Church Road. There is a wide selection of new books, with a quick choice section, large print volumes, and a cosy corner for young readers. Come along and support your community library, staffed and run by volunteers.
Christians Against Poverty
Are you struggling with bills and debts you can’t afford to pay? Christians Against Poverty can help. Our service is free to everyone regardless of age, gender, faith or background. Call us for a home visit on 0800 328 0006. See more at capuk.org
GENTLE MOBILITY YOGA class
Contact Frank Perry on 07780 865 609 or simply come along on Tuesdays to Linksview, 102 Vale Road, Woolton, Liverpool, L25 7FB. Class time is 2.30pm to 3.30pm and at the end we have a nice cup of tea.
Groups, clubs and classes
ADULT DISABILITY ACTIVITY DAY
Every Monday daytime from 11am to 3pm adult disability activity day; it includes DJ with karaoke, dancing, chair based exercise, bingo, play your cards right, full size snooker table, dart board, loads of prizes and much more. Free car park. At The New Derry Social Club, Mere Lane, Liverpool, L5 0QW. Run by P.A.C and the Derry Club.
ASPERGER CARERS GROUP
Held on the first Monday of each month at Rathbone Hospital, Library Building, William House, Mill Lane, Liverpool L13 4AW. For more information contact 07887 369550 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Have several support groups in Prescot, Halewood, Huyton and Kirkby for people living with dementia and their carers. The groups provide activities and an opportunity to meet other families with caring responsibilities. There is no charge to attend and refreshments are provided. Please contact us on 426 4433 for further information.
Are you at a loose end on a Tuesday morning? If so come along to Long Lane Church, off Mill Lane, Wavertree, 11am till 1pm. We have board games, crochet, knitting, card making, gardening and church maintenance (if you are handy). Refreshments provided £1. All welcome. For info call Helen on 07837 711178
Breathe Easy Liverpool South is a friendly support group for people with lung disease/breathing difficulties. We usually meet the fourth Monday in the month at 1.30 pm, Bridge Chapel Centre, Heath Road, Liverpool, L19 4XR. For further information, please ring the British Lung Foundation Helpline on 03000 030 555
TOTS & CO
Allerton United Reformed Church. We are a friendly play group for carers and their children meeting every Wednesday during term time (1.30pm to 3pm). Only £1 for a carer and up to two children and refreshments are included. All welcome.
WOMEN’S INSTITUTE CHILDWALL
Meet every first Thursday of the month (7.15pm) at Christ the King Parish club, Score Lane, L16. New members most welcome! For info contact 07787 606636 or email@example.com
PARKINSON’S SOUTH LIVERPOOL GROUP
We meet on the second Thursday of each month at Bridge Chapel Heath Road, Liverpool, L19 4XR at 7.15pm. Come and join us for an informal chat and helpful advice regarding Parkinson’s with quest speakers.
BOWEL CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Come and meet others, discuss, explore, exchange ideas and laughter in a friendly, non-threatening environment. If you would like to join us for a cuppa and a chat, come along to Meeting Room ‘A’, upstairs in Childwall Fiveways Centre, on the first Tuesday of every month from 6.00-7.30pm. Patients, former patients, family, friends & carers all welcome!! For more info ring Helen 07948 120955.
FIBROMATES – NORTH WEST FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP
Meets every month. If you have fibromyalgia, or care for someone who has it, you are most welcome to join us. We are a very friendly group who meet once a month to support each other and share information about managing fibromyalgia. Contact Anne Pritchard on 07912 084549 for further details
GRAND NATIONAL CHORUS
Open nights are held regularly at Prescot Town Hall, 1 Warrington Rd, Prescot L34 5QX, from 8pm to 10pm on Thursdays. Come and hear the fabulous harmony of the male voices. Ring 07716 127814 to book free place. http://www.liverpoolinharmony.co.uk
INCLUDE ME CIC
A weekly Wednesday morning meeting is held at Linksview, Vale Road, Woolton from 10am to 1pm. We are tackling the issues of loneliness and exclusion in the local area, so why not meet up with us for coffee and put your ideas and suggestions forward for what activities you would like us to provide for the group. Contact Janet on 07894 585689 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
LEE VALLEY KNITTING GROUP
Meet Wednesday 11am to 12.30pm at The Lee Valley Millennium Centre, Childwall Valley Road, L25 2PR. It is free to come along, we have a mixture of very experienced knitters and people wanting to learn. It’s not just knitting we also do crochet, quilting and other activities. Contact Laura 07794 119379.
M.S. SOCIETY YOGA
The M.S. Society has an afternoon of yoga at Linkside, Vale Rd. Woolton on a Tuesday afternoon from 2pm till 4pm. All are very welcome.
MERSEYSIDE NATIONAL TRUST ENVIRONMENTAL VOLUNTEERS
A friendly group who organise Sunday workdays at local National Trust estates. We have residential working weekends too. All equipment provided. We also have a Saturday walking programme. For full details of 2017 programmes: Twitter: @merseyside_NTV; call Chris on 0151 677 9664; Facebook: MerseysideNTV. No need to have NT membership.
Meets regularly at The Bridge Chapel, Heath Road, L19 4XR. Second Thursday of the month at 7.30pm. Tel. Beverley Jackson on 03442 253748. Patients and/or carers most welcome. Change attitudes. Find a cure. Join us.
SEWERS AND KNITTERS WANTED
Project Linus (projectlinusuk.org.uk) makes quilts/blankets for local children who are ill or in distressing situations. We welcome handmade items for all ages, we can provide fabric/wool if required and will arrange collection. If you can help, please contact email@example.com
We are a group of women, sharing a global vision with Soroptimist International. We work together through service projects, fund-raising and advocacy to advance human rights and the status of girls and women. We meet monthly on the fourth Wednesday at 7pm: Sefton Park Hotel, 37 Aigburth Drive, Liverpool L17 4JE. For further details, contact firstname.lastname@example.org; mobile 07814 564649
THE PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT & INFORMATION GROUP
Informal meeting held on last Wed. in the month (except Dec) at Sunflowers Centre, 21 Aigburth Rd, L17 4JR. Separate meeting rooms available for partners and carers. For info 0151 726 8934
EXERCISE, MOVEMENT & DANCE CLASS
The Bagot Stack system focuses on improving posture through progressive exercise and dance movements. Suitable for all abilities. Monday’s 1.30pm to 3pm and Thursday’s 7pm to 8pm. At All Hallows Centre, Harthill Road, Allerton, L18 3HU. Contact Jane on 0151 724 5192 or www.janesfitness.co.uk.
CADWA BOWLING CLUB ROCKY LANE
Would you like to play crown green bowls socially? All abilities welcome and bowls are provided if required. Also we play indoor from Sept. (short mat). We are just around the corner from the Turnpike Pub in Rocky Lane. For further information call Eric on 489 9484 or Jim on 07949 813591.
EAST WAVERTREE BOWLING CLUB
129a Dunbabin Road, Childwall. Enjoy the Summer outdoors, come and play Crown Green Bowls at our friendly club. Either a player or a beginner – all welcome. Just come along or call Liz Potter on 0151 428 5340.
ETON BOWLING CLUB
Come bowling at the oldest bowling club in Liverpool. You will be made very welcome and we will give coaching to all players new to the game. We are located at the back of The Halfway House in Woolton Road and our season runs from the end of March until October. Contact Geoff on 07922 110624.
SEFTON PARK BOWLING CLUB
Is looking for new members. Various competitions starting from Easter to October. Open Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, Wednesday and Friday Evenings, and most weekends. Learners & experts, singles & couples are all welcome. Postcode L17 7DG. Contact Gregg Watson on 0151 222 2964.