South Liverpool Photographic Society
meets every Thursday at CADWA, Rocky Lane L16 1JD from 7.45 - 10.00. 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, email@example.com 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 14.00 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 – 10.00 am. Cost £3.00 each child/ additional children £1.00. Contact Ms Christine (Level 2 BSL qualified instructor). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ROTARY CLUB OF LIVERPOOL SOUTH
Rotary Liverpool South meets Monday evenings at 6.30 pm for 7.00pm 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
Singing for Smiles Wellbeing Choir. Thursdays 7.30pm at Childwall Valley Methodist Church. Email contact: email@example.com
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 & Wednesdays from 1.30 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, & a cosy corner for young readers. Come along & support your community library, staffed & run by volunteers.
THE ROYAL SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND – CHRISTMAS FAIR
The Royal School For The Blind, Wavertree, L15 6TQ, are hosting a Christmas Fair on Saturday 2nd December from 10am until 4pm. There will be a sensory grotto and a visit from Father Christmas with games and pocket money stalls in the school gym. As well as this, there is a vintage and crafts fair situated in the school hall with over 20 different stalls for you to complete your present lists. Outside will be a farmer’s market of local producers and after all that you can relax in the café for coffee and mince pies.
TRAMWAY & LIGHT RAILWAY SOCIETY
Annual Christmas Dinner, Monday 4 December; at the Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool. Those wishing to come please contact Mr Tony Kuivala on Tel 07885 435542 or firstname.lastname@example.org by the 28th November 2017. Everyone is welcome.
GARSTON PARK CHURCH CHRISTMAS FAIR
Garston Park Church, Garston Old Road, L19 1QL are holding a Christmas Fair on Saturday 25th November from 10.30 to 1.30pm, admission 50p. Lots of stalls, including homemade cakes, jams and pickles, Christmas gifts and the Traidcraft stall, morning coffee and delicious lunches. Father Christmas will be arriving in his Grotto at 11.30am.
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
Hope University Christmas Concert
Liverpool Hope University’s South Liverpool Orchestra have arranged a Christmas Concert on Tuesday 5th December at 8pm in Hope University Chapel, Hope Park, L16 9JD. Tickets are only £4 on the door including a Christmas buffet. Programme includes Lehar’s Gold and Silver Waltz, Strauss’ Radetzky March, Jingle Bells and sing-along Christmas carols
DIXIELAND JAZZ CONCERT
Come and join the Savoy Jazzmen in concert in the Sefton Park Palm House on Tuesday 5th December between 2 - 4 p.m. There is an admission charge of £6.00 which includes tea or coffee and a slice of cake. Come and listen or dance to the music of the 1920’s and 30’s. Further information from Peter Swensson 0151 722 1478.
GRASSENDALE FLOWER ARRANGEMENT SOCIETY
Meeting on Thursday December 14th 2017 when Karen Schofield from Preston will give a demonstration called “The Key to Christmas”. Meetings are held in Dovedale Baptist Church Hall, in Olivedale Road. L18 1DW. The doors open at 7.30pm, for meeting at 8.00pm. Visitors are welcome for a fee of £6.00.
The Arts Society Liverpool
Do you love the arts?. We provide nine interesting lectures per year, delivered by expert speakers. Visit us for our next lecture on 17 January 2018 at 2.00pm at Bridge Chapel, Heath Road, Liverpool L19 4XR for Pilgrimage in Medieval England by Tom Hughes. Visitors pay £6 donation. Refreshments and free parking available
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 6 weeks. Enrolling now. Call 0151 443 2197 for more information.
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 email@example.com
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
CAN YOU SING?
Mature ladies; Can you sing and dance a little? (own transport preferred). We are a mature group of ladies who perform charity concerts in and around the Liverpool area. If interested in joining, Please telephone 0151 427 9991 or 0151 427 3080.
ST BARNABAS CHURCH PENNY LANE
St Barnabas Church Penny Lane: The Lodge Lane Credit Union offers its full range of services every Tuesday. Also on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays a Citizens Advice Centre is available offering a range of advice on money/financial related subjects. Both services are available between 10.30am and 12noon.
TOTS & CO
Allerton United Reformed Church. We are a friendly play group for carers and their children meeting every Wednesday during term time (1.30-3.00pm). 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
CREDIT UNION AND CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU SERVICES
Every Tuesday between 10.30am and noon, Lodge Lane Credit Union offers its full range of services. Also, on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month the Citizens Advice Service is available – again between 10.30am and noon – offering advice on a range of money/finance related subjects. Please call in if you would like to talk to either of the above.
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. Please 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 email@example.com
LEE VALLEY KNITTING GROUP
Meet Wednesday 11 – 12.30 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.
ROBY GARDENING SOCIETY
Is a well-established friendly local gardening group. Visitors and new members very welcome. Meetings held on the 1st Tuesday each month at 8pm, at Page Moss Baptist Church hall, Page Moss Lane, Liverpool L14 0LZ. Admission £1.50, with refreshments. Please ring Jo 0151 289 8335.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
SOROPTIMIST INTER NATIONAL
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 email@example.com; mobile 07814 564649
ST BARNABAS CHURCH
Penny Lane weekly coffee mornings; Tuesday 10.30–12 noon. Sudley House, L18 open daily 10 am–5 pm. Free entry - Mossley Hill Rd Liverpool www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk Tel. 0151 478 4178.
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.
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, 19:15 – 22:00, 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 at 8 - 10 pm. The Scout Hut, Gorsedale Rd (off Dovedale Rd) L18 5EY Allerton/Mossley Hill). Contact Maria on 0151 427 1907
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 contact Norma Williams (0151 727 6438)
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.