THE ATKINSON Oct 13: Matt Forde, comedian. Oct 13: Roachford, Blues music. SOUTHPORT THEATRE Oct 24-26: The Wizard of Oz. SOUTHPORT LITTLE THEATRE Oct 27: SDC present Wife After Death MEOLS COP YOUTH CENTRE Tue: Pilates-style Core Mobility Class, 07799267176/ firstname.lastname@example.org, 6.30pm. Limited places. GREENBANK HIGH SCHOOL 2nd/4th Thu: Southport Scientific Society, 7.45pm, 01704 576332, £3. CHRIST CHURCH, LORD STREET Wed: Midweek Music Concert, 1pm. THE SALVATION ARMY, SHAKESPEARE STREET Tue: Bible Study Fellowship, 9.45-11.45am ST JOHN AMBULANCE BALLROOM, WRIGHT STREET Tue: Line Dancing, 10am-12.30pm, Ballroom and Latin, 7-10pm. Sat: Ballroom, Latin and Popular Sequence social dance, 8-11pm. CROSSENS COMMUNITY CENTRE Mon: Sugarfoot Line Dancing, 9.45-11.15am. Tue: Jenny’s Gentle Movers, 10.30am-noon. Wed: Snack Lunch Club, noon-2pm, Internet Cafe, noon-2pm. Thu: Sugarfoot Line Dancing, 9.30am-11.30am Fri: Ladyfit Glass, 10.45-11.45am. ROYAL BRITISH LEGION Tue: The Poppy Club, 2pm. LORD STREET WEST UNITED CHURCH Mon: Dave’s Tea Dance, 2pm, beginners’ yoga, 6pm, intermediate yoga, 7pm. 1st Tue: Southport Friendship Centre over-50s, 2pm. Tue: Ashtanga yoga, 6.30pm. Thur: Ballroom, Latin American and Popular Sequence classes, 7-10pm, art class 10-noon. Fri: Weekend yoga, 6pm, beginners art class, 10am-noon, chair exercise, 12.30-1.30pm. ST PATRICK’S FUNCTION ROOM Mon: Slimming World 5pm/7pm. Tue: Weight Watchers 4.30pm/6pm. Wed: Slimming World, 9.30am, bingo 7pm. EMMANUEL CHURCH Mon: Photographic Society, 7.30pm. ROYAL CLIFTON HOTEL 1st Mon: Southport PIPs Lecture Group, between October and June, southportpipslecturesblogspot.co.uk/ 2nd Tue: The Southport and Formby National Trust Association. 2nd/4th Wed: Hesketh Probus, 10.15am, 01704 809691. 4th Thu: Southport and District Ladies’ Luncheon Club, noon. 01704 564335. 3rd Thu: Southport Horticultural Society, 7.30pm. 3rd Wed: Glaucoma Support Group, bi-monthly from Jan, 01704 579351. CONSERVATIVE CLUB, BATH STREET Thu: Over-55s Friendship Club, 1-3pm. SOUTHPORT COMMUNITY CENTRE, NORWOOD ROAD Mon: Whiz Kid, 3.30-5pm Tue: Can you dig it? 11am-1pm. Wed: Creative Painting 2.30-4.30pm, Chair exercise, 1-2pm. Thu: Computers for beginners, 10am-noon. Fri: Mums Café, 9.30-11.30am. VICTORIA METHODIST CHURCH Wed: Slimming World, 5pm/7pm. Thu: Slimming World,7.30am/9.30am. KEW CHURCH Tue: Slimming World, 9.30am, 11.30am, 5.30pm and 7.30pm. Wed: Kew Seniors over-55s, 1.303.30pm. LAKESIDE CHRISTIAN CENTRE Wed: Tap dancing classes, beginners 6.30-7.30pm, intermediate 7-8pm, advanced 8-9pm.
GUARDIAN COURT, SAXON ROAD Thu: Bridge Club, 1-4pm. Contact Marion 01704 225017/07935 439950. ST PETER’S CHURCH HALL Tue: Birkdale and Ainsdale U3A. Thu: Southport Folk Dance Club, 8pm ANCHOR COURT, SAXON ROAD Tue: Acoustic music afternoon, 2-4pm, contact Bob 07551 479188. ST JOHN’S CHURCH HALL 2nd Wed: Elderberries Gardening and Social Club, 10.30am-noon, 01704 560690.
WACA COMMUNITY CENTRE Alt Mon: Craft, Cuppa and Chat Group, 10.30-12.30pm. Tue: Afternoon Tea 60+ (1st Tue of the month, book in advance), 1-2pm, Chair Based Exercise, 2.30-3.30pm. Wed: Group Meeting Ainsdale Evangelical Church, 8-10pm, Stroke Association (Alt Wed), 2-4pm. Thu: Chair Based Tai Chi, 10-11am, Tai Chi, 8-9.30pm. Fri: Community Choir (NHS), 1.302,30pm. WACA RECREATION CENTRE Mon: Merseyside Army Cadet Force Formby Detachment, 7-9pm. Wed: Emanuel Pentecostal Church, 6.30-9.30pm. Thu: Merseyside Army Cadet Force Formby Detachment, 7-9pm. Sat: Little Ninjas Kickboxing, age 4-7, 10-11am, age 7-13, 11am-noon. Sun: Ainsdale Evangelical Church Group Meeting, 10am-1pm. St Gregory’s Prayer Group, 1.30-4.30pm. SCHOOL HALL BEHIND ST JOHN’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, LIVERPOOL ROAD MON: Ainsdale Folk Dance Club, 7.45 pm for an 8pm start.
AINSDALE COMMUNITY CARE, AINSDALE GREEN Tue: Introduction to English Country Dancing, 10am, 01704 574838. ST JOHN’S CHURCH HALL Wed: Little John’s baby and toddler group, 1.30-3pm, Southport Shotokan Karate Club, juniors 6-7pm, adults 6.30-8pm, Painting for Pleasure Art Group, 2-4pm. EDDA COMMUNITY ARTS AND LIBRARY Tue: Beginners ukulele 6.15-7.15pm, intermediate 7.30-9pm 07754 046827. AINSDALE METHODIST CHURCH
Mon-Fri: Coffee lounge, 10am-noon, two course lunch served at noon.
Mon: Line dancing 10-10.45am, games afternoon, jigsaws, scrabble, whist, quiz, indoor bowls 1pm, computer coaching, family history research 1-3pm, Latin and Ballroom class, 7.30-10pm, £6.
Tue: Walking football 10-11am, Tai Chi 2-3.30pm, Ainsdale Yoga Group, 6.30pm, Yoga4EveryBody email@example.com, no class Oct 10 and 17.
Wed: Keep fit 10-11am, indoor bowls, table tennis 1pm, Knit & Natter 2pm.
Thu: Art Class 10-noon, sequence dancing 1.30pm.
Fri: Gentle gym 9.50am, patchwork 11am, conversational French with friends 1.30pm, toddler group (term time) 1.30-3pm, Latin and ballroom class, 7.30-10pm, £6. Sat: Sequence dancing 7.30-10pm. AINSDALE VILLAGE CHURCH HALL Thu: Richard Hart Singers rehearsals, 7.45pm.
HIGHTOWN CRICKET CLUB Mon: Yoga class, 9.30-11.30am, call Rose 07900 017608. Tue: Yoga class, 10am-noon, 6.45-8.45pm, call Rose 0790 0017608. HIGHTOWN PUB Tue: Free quiz with prizes, 9pm. 4th Wed: Sefton and District Classic Bike Group outing, 11am.
GUILD HALL, CHURCH ROAD Oct 31: M & CO Fashion Show in aid of Cancer Research, 7pm. HARINGTON CENTRE Mon: Drama for ages 7-12, 4-5.30pm, 07736 387543. Sat: Drama for ages 4-16, 9am-1pm, 07736 387543. FORMBY LUNCHEON CLUB Tues: Chair Exercise, 2-3pm. ST JEROME’S PARISH CENTRE Mon: Stroke Association 10.30am, Formby Art Group 1-4pm, Texas Rose Line Dancing 7.30pm. Tue: Conron Art Group 9.30am-noon, dance lessons 7pm, social dancing 8-10.30pm, Indoor Bowls, 1-4.30pm Oct-Apr. Wed: Sewing Angels, 10.30am, Tea Dance 1-4.30pm, POPVOX 7-9pm. Thu: Texas Rose Line Dancing, 7-10pm. Fri: Social meeting place, 8.30pm. Sun: Coffee and a chat, 10am. 1st Wed: Mens Society Social meeting, 8.30pm. 2nd Wed: Union of Catholic Mothers meeting, 8pm. Last Sat: Dancing evening, 7.30pm. FORMBY METHODIST CHURCH Tue: Voice Your Voice Workshop, 6-7pm, ages 8-16, 07915092574. Wed: Chi Exercise, 2-3pm, term time. Fri: Chair exercise, 10.30-11.15am. Sat: Voice Your Voice for age 4-18, 45 minute group lessons, 07915092574. DOVE CENTRE Thu: Youth Club, 6-7.30pm. Fri: Youth Club, 6-9pm. HOLY TRINITY CHURCH HALL Mon: Fitsteps, 6pm. Mon: Mixed ability yoga, 8-9pm. Tue: Formby Scottish Country Dancing Group, 8.15-10.15pm. Last Thu: Formby Scottish Country Dancing Group, 8 to 11pm. GILD HALL Mon: Make Noise 2, 6-7pm young people’s choir, 7.30-9pm adult choir. Tue: Weigh Fit 9.15am. Wed: Tai Chi 10.30-11.30am, Drama for ages 4-16, 4-8pm, 07736 387543. Thu: Line dancing, 7.30pm, Drama for ages 4-16, 4-8pm, 07736 387543. Fri: Tune for Ted, 9.30am. Sun: Youth snooker club, 9.30am. FORMBY CRICKET CLUB Last Fri: WirrOrleans Jazz Band, with John Hallam, 8.30pm-11pm. £5. THE BIER HOUSE ST PETER’S CHURCH, GREEN LANE Last Wed: Formby Poetry, 7-9.30pm, £2. Guest poet followed by open mic.
THE COMMUNITY HUB ALL SAINTS WITH ST FRIDESWYDE CHURCH Mon: Drop-in 8.45am-noon, Blue Monday, 10am-noon. Tues: Drop-in 8.45am-noon, 10am-noon advice sessions. Fri: Drop-in 8.45am-noon, 10am-noon social. 1st Thurs: Memory cafe, 2-3.30pm. 3rd Tues: Carers support group, 2-3.30pm. 1st Wed: Carers support group, 6-7.30pm. CROSBY VILLAGE Alt Wed: Market day, 9am-4pm. CROSBY LAKESIDE Wed: Make Noise choir, 7.30-9pm. £5. Call Catherine Last on 07709 491766. UNITED REFORM CHURCH HALL Tue: Line dancing, 1-3pm/beginners 8-9pm, 0151 476 9852/07776 317318. MUSIC HOUSE ST MARY’S COLLEGE Wed: Opera Viva rehearsals, 7.30pm. ST LUKE’S CHURCH HALL Last Fri: Thornton and Crosby Gardeners’ Club, call 0151 931 1999. MOOR LANE METHODIST CHURCH Tues: Ju-Jitsu Junior.
UNITED REFORMED CHURCH Tue/Fri: Sequence dancing, 2-4pm.
OLD CHRIST CHURCH 2nd Fri: Waterloo Farmers & Artisans Market, 10.30am to 1.30pm. 2nd Sat: Waterloo Flea Market and Vintage Fair, 9.30am to 1pm. WATERLOO COMMUNITY CENTRE Mon: Open acoustic night, 9.30pm. Wed: Yoga class, 7.30pm. Mon: Zumbagold 55+ and beginner, 1.30pm. WRITE BLEND, SOUTH ROAD Sat: Storytime, 2pm, Chess club and lessons, 3pm.
BOOTLE STRAND Alt Fri: Market day, 9am-4pm.
MARIAN SQUARE Alt Fri: Market day, 9am-4pm. SEAFORTH LATHOM HALL Thu: Merseyrats Rock ’n’ Roll STAR OF THE SEA CLUB Mon: Bingo, 8pm.
LITHERLAND SPORTS PARK Tues: Pedal Away cycle ride, 10am.
MAGHULL COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION Mon: Singing Our Socks Off, 7-9pm. MAGHULL METHODIST CHURCH HALL Tue (except 3rd): Coffee morning 10am-noon. Thu: Zumba, 9.30am.
CHAPEL GALLERY Sat: Maker’s Markets, 10am-4pm. EMMANUEL CHURCH HALL Mon: Ormskirk Folk Dance Club, 8.15pm, 01695 726696. AUGHTON VILLAGE HALL Tue: Zumba, 11.15am, dance me fit 55+, 12.15pm.
QUARRY BANK COMMUNITY CENTRE Wed: Quarryarty art group, 2-4pm.
FOUR LAND ENDS MISSION, SKELMERSDALE ROAD Oct 24: Bickerstaffe WI talk “Let’s make Chocolate”, 7.30pm. Oct 27: Domino drive, 7.30pm, £5.
TARLETON LIBRARY Tue (except 3rd): Friends of Tarleton Library coffee morning, 10am-noon.
Matt Forde will be appearing at The Atkinson
Chocolate making is the subject of a talk in Bickerstaffe