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MERE BROW VILLAGE EVENTS

Forthcoming Events

May 2017

Friends of Tarleton Library Monthly Talk
COTTAGE GARDEN PLANTS AND FLOWERS
BY GRAHAM IDDON

Tuesday, 16th May 2017 at 10.30am
Tarleton Library, Mark Square, Tarleton

Suggested donation £1. Refreshments available from 10am
Contact no. 01772 815179

Tarleton WI
HUMOROUS VERSE
SPEAKER: SHARON WARDSLEY

Thursday May 18th 7:30 p.m.
Tarleton C of E School Church Road, Tarleton

Competition: A Limerick Bookstall
VISITORS WELCOME
Contact: Ann Day on 01772 813143 for more information

Friends of Becconsall Old Church
Concert by Tarleton Brass Band
20th May 7.30 pm
Becconsall Lane, Hesketh Bank, Preston, PR4 6RR

Admission £5 to include Wine and Light Refreshments
For further details contact 01772 815352 or 07739 297 248
No parking at the Old Church.
Please use the Church Hall Car Park on Station Road

West Lancashire Light Railway
TEDDY BEARS' OUTING 2017
Sunday 21st May, 11.30 - 4.30
Station Road, Hesketh Bank
Two engines in steam. Bring a bear - travel half fare.
Look out for a big surprise in the woods!

www.westlancs.org

June 2017

The Little Owl Art Studio
Holiday Art Club
30th May 2017 - 7th June 2017 (9am - 3pm or 10am - 4pm.)
Rothwell Barn Moss House Lane, Much Hoole, PR4 4TD

Fun and exciting art and craft activities to keep children entertained during the half term holiday. Weekdays from £25 per day. Children taught by a fully qualified Art & Design teacher. DBS (previously CRB checked). 01772 755269

Becconsall Flower Club Invites you to a demonstration
‘Wooden it be Nice’
By Sharon Nolan of Tarvin

Tuesday 6th June, 2017 At 7.30p.m.
All Saints Church Hall, Hesketh Bank

Visitors Welcome

Friends of Becconsall Old Church
Open Garden at 32 Becconsall Lane
11th June 2.00pm
Becconsall Lane, Hesketh Bank, Preston, PR4 6RR

Tea and Cake at the Old Church
Admission £3 to include tea and cake

For further details contact 01772 815352 or 07739 297 248
No parking at the Old Church.
Please use the Church Hall Car Park on Station Road

Tarleton WI
MEMBERS’ NIGHT
Thursday June 15th 7:30 p.m.
Tarleton C of E School Church Road, Tarleton

VISITORS WELCOME
Contact: Ann Day on 01772 813143 for more information

Friends of Tarleton Library Monthly Talk
THE DEVELOPMENT OF VICTORIAN LORD STREET
BY HILARY AMBROSE

Tuesday, 20th June at 10.30am
Tarleton Library, Mark Square, Tarleton

Suggested donation £1. Refreshments available from 10am
Contact no. 01772 815179

West Lancashire Light Railway
STRAWBERRIES & STEAM
Sunday 25th June 11.30 - 5.00
Station Road, Hesketh Bank

Can you resist?
www.westlancs.org

July 2017

OLD CHURCH SUNDAY
16th July 10.30am
Becconsall Lane, Hesketh Bank, Preston, PR4 6RR

Join the parishioners from All Saints Church in their Morning Worship

Tarleton WI
CHUTNEY AND CHEER
SPEAKER: MELANIE LATHAM

Thursday July 20th 7:30 p.m.
Tarleton C of E School Church Road, Tarleton

Competition: An Animal made from Fruit or Vegetables
Raffle
VISITORS WELCOME
Contact: Ann Day on 01772 813143 for more information

August 2017

Friends of Becconsall Old Church
Musical Concert with the Throstle Pickers
5th August 7.30pm
Becconsall Lane, Hesketh Bank, Preston, PR4 6RR

Admission £5 to include Wine and Light Refreshments.
Vintage Coach available to take you down to the Old Church from the Church Hall Car Park on Station Road.

For further details contact 01772 815352 or 07739 297 248
No parking at the Old Church.
Please use the Church Hall Car Park on Station Road

West Lancashire Light Railway
’NEARLY 50’ GALA WEEKEND
12th & 13th August, 11.30 - 5.00 both days
Station Road, Hesketh Bank

All available locos in steam. Visiting loco(s)
Other attractions.

www.westlancs.org

September 2017

Friends of Becconsall Old Church
Heritage Harvest
9th /10th September 11.00am to 4.00 pm
Becconsall Lane, Hesketh Bank, Preston, PR4 6RR

Fruit and Vegetables, Cheese and Cakes etc., for Sale. Admission Free
For further details contact 01772 815352 or 07739 297 248
No parking at the Old Church.
Please use the Church Hall Car Park on Station Road

Tarleton WI
SOCIAL EVENING
September 21st 7:30 p.m.
Tarleton C of E School Church Road, Tarleton

Competition: “My Favourite Event of the Summer (and why)”
VISITORS WELCOME
Contact: Ann Day on 01772 813143 for more information

West Lancashire Light Railway
50th ANNIVERSARY GALA!
23rd - 24th September, 11.30 - 4.30
Station Road, Hesketh Bank

All available steam engines in steam. As many diesels in action as possible.
Visiting loco(s) Other attractions, hopefully including stationary engines.
Watch this space!
www.westlancs.org

Hesketh Bank Village Show
Saturday TBA September 2017
All Saints Church Hall, Station Road, Hesketh Bank

www.heskethbankvillageshow.co.uk

October 2017

Tarleton WI
BLOOD BIKERS
SPEAKER: MARTIN WALSH

October 19th 7:30 p.m.
Tarleton C of E School Church Road, Tarleton

Competition: A Handmade Crocheted or Knitted Item
Raffle
VISITORS WELCOME
Contact: Ann Day on 01772 813143 for more information

www.BigPumpkins.co.uk
BIG PUMPKIN SALE
Saturday 21st - Tuesday 31st October
167 Moss Lane, Hesketh Bank, PR4 6AE

A range of BIG pumpkins and specialist squashes for sale.
Giant Pumpkins ~ Big Carving Pumpkins~ Mini Squashes ~ Eating Pumpkins & Winter Squashes
For more info please visit
www.BigPumpkins.co.uk

West Lancashire Light Railway
HALLOWEEN
Sunday 29th October, 11.30 - 4.30
Station Road, Hesketh Bank

Special trains after dark. Come in fancy dress!
www.westlancs.org

November 2017

West Lancashire Light Railway
BBC CHILDREN IN NEED
Sunday 5th November, 11.30 - 4.30
Station Road, Hesketh Bank

Two locos in steam.
Free train rides - but please give generously to the Children in Need appeal.

www.westlancs.org

Tarleton WI
“AGM, CHEESE AND WINE,
DISPLAY OF SHOW ENTRIES

November 16th 7:30 p.m.
Tarleton C of E School Church Road, Tarleton

VISITORS WELCOME
Contact: Ann Day on 01772 813143 for more information

December 2017

Tarleton WI
A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION AND JACOB’S JOIN
December 14th 7:30 p.m.
Tarleton C of E School Church Road, Tarleton

Please wear you Christmas Hats!
VISITORS WELCOME
Contact: Ann Day on 01772 813143 for more information

West Lancashire Light Railway
SANTA SPECIALS 2017
16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th (until 3.00) December 10.30 – 5.30
Station Road, Hesketh Bank

Travel in a steam train to meet Santa at Toyland.
Advance booking essential – Visit our web site to find out how.

www.westlancs.org

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Regular Events

Monday

Tarleton Family History Group
FAMILY HISTORY
HELP DESKS

1st Monday of the month
10am to 12, Tarleton Library
Free help for beginners and experienced Family Historians to research their ancestors and solve problems. Help also with online access to Ancestry and Computer Programmes. Telephone Ian White on 01772 816841 (Tarleton Family History group is affiliated to the Federation OF FH Societies and members of Liverpool & SW Lancashire FH Society)
More Local Family History

Leyland Chess Club
Junior Chess Coaching
Mondays - 5:30pm to 6:30pm (School term time)
New Longton Village Hall,
Boundary Close, New Longton. PR4 4TD

Junior chess coaching provided for all abilities, from absolute beginners to advanced tactics. Contact: David Clayton. Tel.: 01772 434060

Pilates Class
Every Monday 6.30pm-7.30pm
Croston Old School, Church Street, Croston PR26 9HA

A Pilates class to ease back pain, strengthen your core and improve posture. All abilities/ages welcome. Contact: Deb Hoyle 07757 417664

GET FIT - GO FIZZICAL
DANCERCISE
MONDAYS 7.30PM
OUR LADYS PARISH CENTRE
HESKETH LANE, TARLETON

£3.50 per session. Suitable for all ages.
For more information ring Julie or Klare on 01704 211871

LEISURE LEAGUES
HESKETH BANK 5 A-SIDE
EVERY MONDAY; 8-10pm
HESKETH BANK AFC, PR4 6SN

*NEW* community 5 a-side football league at Hesketh Bank AFC, taking place on Monday nights. All teams that sign up will receive 5 free football kits (Shirt & Shorts). League matches are 40 minutes long with fully qualified referees and league staff. Enter your team for FREE at www.leisureleagues.com Contact: Jack Nixon 07772303789

Tuesday

Friends of Tarleton Library
COFFEE MORNING
Every Tuesday Morning 10am – 12 noon
(except the third Tuesday of the month when there is a talk)
Tarleton Library, Mark Square, Tarleton All welcome.

Contact no. 01772 815179

Tarleton & District Gentlemen's Luncheon Club
Club Meeting
1st Tuesday of the month 1200hrs for 1230hrs
October to May at the Rufford Arms Hotel

The Club would welcome applications from new members for the forthcoming season. Annual subs £15.00. Four Course Lunch £15.00. Includes speaker each month. Contact Mike Barron on 01772-814105 or 07973-704141 for more details

The West Lancashire Carers Centre
Carers Support Group
Third Tuesday of each month 1.00pm till 3.00pm
Holmeswood Methodist Primary School, Holmeswood

If you are interested in attending this group please come along or would like any more information ring 01695 711243 and speak to Sue.

The Little Owl Art Studio
After School Art Class
Tuesday 4pm - 6pm
Rothwell Barn Moss House Lane, Much Hoole, PR4 4TD

£10. Delivered by a fully qualified Art & Design teacher. DBS (previously CRB checked). 01772 755269

Sam Taylor
SLIMMING WORLD
Every Tuesday 5.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.
Tarleton Bowling Club, Sutton Lane, Tarleton PR4 6UY
Everyone welcome. No humiliation, no one's actual weight is ever discussed. Eat your way slimmer, never go hungry! People who attend Slimming World are three times more likely to succeed than if they go it alone. Together, we can do it! For more information call Sam 07721031103

Leyland Chess Club
Junior Chess Coaching
Tuesdays - 6pm to 7pm (School term time)
Yarrow Room, Croston Old School, Church Street, PR26 9H

Junior chess coaching provided for all abilities, from absolute beginners to advanced tactics. Contact: David Clayton. Tel.: 01772 434060

Black Belt Leadership Academy
FAMILY MARTIAL ARTS
6.30 pm Every Tuesday
Our Ladies Parish Centre
Hesketh Lane, Tarleton

You can discover the hidden secrets to developing a more focused, confident, self-disciplined and physically fit child - plus find out how to raise a leader NOT a follower! We are confident our programmes will suit you and your family - get in touch now to find out how you can try our classes for free.
Contact: 07770 616501

Herbalise Yourself
Free Fit Club!
Tuesdays 6.30pm (from February 11th 2014)
Tarleton

Free fit club starting on February 11th 2014. We meet in Tarleton weekly and get together in groups to work out. Workouts involve power walking, jogging and running groups and in lighter months bootcamp style fitness. Friendly atmosphere, come alone or bring friends with you. For more details on times and days, get in touch, ring Anna 07970647403

KTB Music
KTB CONCERT BAND
Tuesday evenings (in term-time), 7.00-9.00pm
Much Hoole Methodist Church Hall, Moss House Lane, Much Hoole, PR4 4TD

For musicians of all ages and all skills, to join in with like-minded people and play music for fun. Run by local saxophonist Sam French. 01772 933042

Becconsall Flower Club
7.30pm First Tuesday of each month
(except January & June)
All Saints Church Hall, Station Road, Hesketh Bank

Visitors are always warmly welcome
For further information please ring 01772 813843
(Demonstration titles of individual meetings will be posted on this website each month)"

The Legh Arms
Tuesday Quiz
Every Tuesday 9:30pm
The Legh Arms, The Gravel, Mere Brow, PR4 6JX

£1 Quiz entrance fee – free butties
Tel 01772 812359

Wednesday

North Meols Nifty Fifty Sports Club
NIFTY FIFTY CLUB
Every Wednesday morning
10am - 12 noon
North Meols Community Centre,
Greaves Hall, Banks

Keep fit with one hour of circuit exercises then coffee/tea break followed by yoga, badminton, short tennis or use of the equipment in the fitness room. We also organise short walks locally on various other days. Membership fees are £12 per month. This popular club is currently oversubscribed but anyone wanting to put their name on the waiting list should call in at a meeting and register.

ART CLASS
Wednesday 1-3pm Term time
North Meols Leisure Centre
Greaves Hall Avenue, Banks PR9 8BL

Medias used include, water colours, acrilics,oils,ink, pencil,scraper board, silk painting etc. Beginners welcome, materials provided £6 per session Ring Barbara on 01704 564167 or 07804108097 or call in at any session.

COERVER COACHING
FOOTBALL SKILLS COACHING
WEDNESDAYS
4-5PM 5 & 6 Yrs
5-6PM 7,8 & 9yrs
6-7PM, 10,11 & 12yrs
3G SOCCER, HESKETH BANK

The Coerver Coaching method is an Individual Football Skills development programme for all children no matter what ability, as long as they want to learn and have fun. It is very individually based and concentrates on the individuals skill base through the Technical, Psychological, Social and Physical.
For details please contact Simon Hardman 07538 288767

B-Fit
Indoor Circuit/Fitness Class
Every Wednesday @ 6.30-7.30pm
Hesketh Bank Village Hall, Station Road, PR4 6SR

Only £5 per session. Anyone welcome. Great chance to get fit and meet new people, all with a smile! Call Tom on 07976708065 to get a place.

KTB Music
KTB KIDS
Most Wednesday evenings, 6.20-7.20pm
Longton VM Sports and Social Club, School Lane, Longton, PR4 5YA

A fun, friendly choir for children aged 7-9 years. Run by local musicians Katy Bradley and Rachel Cooper. 01772 933042

Girlguiding UK
1st Rufford Guides
Wednesdays (in term time) 7.00pm - 8.30pm
Rufford Scout Hut, Flash Lane, Rufford. L40 1SW

Weekly meetings for girls aged 10 - 14 to have fun, build friendships, gain valuable life skills and make a positive difference to their lives.
Leaders and Unit Helpers also needed in our area. (Training is available) Rainbows (Age 5-7) and Brownies (Age 7 - 10) also meet weekly. Contact: Sarah Bennett Tel: 01695 735791

KTB Music
LONGTON VICTORY MEMORIAL CHOIR
Most Wednesday evenings, 7.30-9.00pm
Longton VM Sports and Social Club, School Lane, Longton, PR4 5YA

A fun choir rehearsing all genres of music in a warm, relaxing environment. Run by local musician Katy Bradley. 01772 933042

The Legh Arms
BINGO NIGHT
Every Wednesday 8:30pm
The Legh Arms, The Gravel, Mere Brow, PR4 6JX

Tel 01772 812359

Thursday

The Garden Studio
Gardening Club
3rd Thursday every month 10am to 12noon
The Garden Studio Plant & Design Centre
151A Southport New Road, Tarleton. PR4 6HX

Full disabled access & facilities Non Members Welcome for single sessions with Guest speakers OR on Garden visits For more information Tel: 01772 812672

Right at Home
Coffee Afternoons
First Thursday of each month, starting 5th July  2pm – 4pm
Old Church Court 110 Liverpool Old Road Walmer Bridge PR4 5GE (next to Spar/Post Office)

Join us for tea, biscuits, chat, information and advice
Guest visitors, Everyone welcome, no charge.

St Michaels 1st Much Hoole
Rainbows
Every Thursday – 5.45 – 6.45pm
Much Hoole Village Hall

Places are available for all girls age 5-7 years
Contact Karen - 07882556078

ACTIV8 SELF DEFENCE
JUJITSU CLASSES
Juniors every Thursday 6.00pm
Hesketh Bank Village Hall, Station Road.

Jujitsu will improve your confidence, peace of mind and fitness levels. Jujitsu is a practical self defence for todays changing society. No more bullying at school or work.
01772 743315

Black Belt Leadership Academy
FAMILY MARTIAL ARTS
6.15 pm Every Thursday
Our Ladies Parish Centre
Hesketh Lane, Tarleton

You can discover the hidden secrets to developing a more focused, confident, self-disciplined and physically fit child - plus find out how to raise a leader NOT a follower! We are confident our programmes will suit you and your family - get in touch now to find out how you can try our classes for free.
Contact: 07770 616501

WEIGHT WATCHERS
Every Thursday 7 - 8 pm
The Christian Centre, Moss Lane, Hesketh Bank.

Refreshments are available. New 'recruits' are always made welcome. For further information contact Michelle Hartley on 01772 621437

Cheongye Kwan Institute
MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
Thursdays from 7pm - 8.30pm
New Longton Village Hall

Your first class is FREE
For more information contact 01772 619869

Tarleton WI
Third Thursday of the month 7.30 pm
Tarleton C.E. Primary School Hall, Church Road, Tarleton
We welcome all visitors and there is full disability access.

GET FIT - GO FIZZICAL
ZUMBERCISE
THURSDAYS 7.30PM
OUR LADYS PARISH CENTRE
HESKETH LANE, TARLETON

£3.50 per session. Suitable for all ages.
For more information ring Julie or Klare on 01704 211871

Friday

West Lancs Community Choir
"Songbirds"
Every Friday morning 10.00 a.m
All Saints Hesketh with Becconsall Parish Church Hall, Station Rd, Hesketh Bank, PR4 6SR

Do you love to sing? Share music? Make new Friends? We sing for pleasure, well-being and enjoyment". For more information please ring Jacqui on 07710756894

Longton Country Market
Country Market

Every Friday 10.30 to 11.45 am
WI Hall, School Lane, Longton.

Home made cakes, savouries, jams, chutneys local honey, free range eggs, plants, cut flowers and seasonal fruit and veg. We also have a craft section. Refreshments are available.
Further information from Jose Booth 01772 745742

Saturday

The Little Owl Art Studio
Crazy2Cre8
Childrens Art Club

Every Saturday from 10am - 12pm
Rothwell Barn, Moss House Lane,
Much Hoole, PR4 4TD

Drawing, painting, printing, batik, sculpture, decopatch, mosaics and much more! Children taught by a fully qualified Art & Design teacher. DBS (previously CRB checked). £5 per hour. 01772 755269

The Garden Festivals Company
Mere Brow & Holmeswood Farmers Market
Every Second Saturday of the Month
Homestead Farm, Wiggins Lane, Holmeswood L40 1UJ

The farmers market will include fresh meats, poultry, game, vegetables, cheeses, seafood, cakes, pies, bread, chutneys, plants, flowers and much more. Homestead Farm will be operating a BBQ food outlet cooking local bacon and sausage for hungry visitors. The Farm Shop and its tearoom will be open for Lancashire food, teas, coffee, cakes and even a farmers hearty meal. For enquiries.
For more information tel 01704 212734 (office hours)

West Lancashire Cinema Organ Trust (WeLCOT)
BALLROOM DANCING / SEQUENCE DANCING
7.30 - 11.30 pm
Supper dances every third Saturday
(except July)
All Saints Hall,
Station Road, Hesketh Bank,
PR4 6SN

Contact Andrew Sephton
01772 812296
More information: WeLCOT Website

Sunday

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, TARLETON
SUNDAY EUCHARIST 8 am Said
SUNG EUCHARIST 10.45 AM

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
All welcome
Further details from parish administrator
viviennegoddard (at) talktalk.net

The Crafty Potter
Children's Sunday Art Club
Every Sunday 11am-12
Unit 3 (ground floor) Bridge Court, Little Hoole, PR4 5BF

Pebble Painting, Card Making, Decopatch, Mosaics, Clay Crafts and more!! £6 per head Tel: 01772 875646

West Lancashire Light Railway
STEAM TRAIN RIDES 2017
Every Sunday and Bank Holiday
26th March - 29th October 11.30 - 4.30
Station Road, Hesketh Bank
www.westlancs.org

IATD Fitness
Swimming Lessons
Every Sunday 1-2pm
Tarleton High School

Swimming lessons with teachers in the water to aid confidence and development. All equipment is provided, all your child needs is their swimsuit!
Contact Jo on 07540785834

Black Belt Leadership Academy
FAMILY MARTIAL ARTS
11.30 am Every Sunday
Tarleton Community Sports Centre

You can discover the hidden secrets to developing a more focused, confident, self-disciplined and physically fit child - plus find out how to raise a leader NOT a follower! We are confident our programmes will suit you and your family - get in touch now to find out how you can try our classes for free.
Contact: 07770 616501

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your event in the following format to info@hubmaker.com or facebook.com/hubmaker or twitter.com/hubmaker:


Organising Body
EVENT TITLE
Date & Time
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Short Description
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