A Wirral Council library is to become the first in the area to host a live music performance after hours.
Wallasey Central Library will play host to young Wallasey hard-rockers ‘Guardians’ on 10th August from 7.00pm as part of a national trend for making use of library spaces for live music performances. Artists such as Adele and Florence & the Machine have performed in packed libraries across the UK.
Guardians, whose single ‘New World Order’ is available now on iTunes, played New Brighton...
The August Bank Holiday weekend sees the fantastic 2012 Mathew Street Music Festival in Liverpool. Held every year, this fab event runs over two days and is free!!! It offers over 80 hours of live outdoor music and celebrates cover, original and new bands which attract local people and guests from all over Europe.
This year's festival takes place on Sunday 26th and Monday 27th August in Liverpool City Centre. Five outdoor stages will showcase live music from 12 Noon until 6pm each day. Over 95...
Fancy a night out at i-Kandi in New Brighton or Vanilla in Hoylake?
Involve Northwest are running two fantastic acoustic/open mic nights in these venues, just for 13 to 19s!
The gigs will play host to performances by local musicians including Tequila, R & R and Kenny and the Energy, as well as host Sam Broadbere. Teens keen to get on stage and perform should arrive early to register.
Cllr Tony Smith, Cabinet Member for Children’s Services and Lifelong Learning said:
“This is a great...
The first phase of an international youth exchange involving people from Merseyside and Hong Kong has created new friendships and memories to last a lifetime, say organisers.
Mersey International Youth Exchange Programme is organised by Wirral Council, supported by Liverpool City Council, and run in partnership with Pine Court Housing Association and Cosmopolitan Housing Group.
The aim of the exchange is to give young people from Merseyside and Hong Kong the ‘chance of a lifetime’ to forge...
Wirral Youth Theatre worker Kay Geary has been praised for her work with young people after carrying the Olympic Torch on the Olympic Torch relay and helping to produce an inspirational educational DVD.
Kay was nominated to carry the Torch by her friend Bethan Lewis, (pictured with Kay on the Torch Relay), for the work she does with young people. Kay was born with cerebral palsy, a condition that affects all four limbs. Then at the age of 15, she was diagnosed with scoliosis.
Since a very...
Come and enjoy a fun-filled day at Kings Parade Gardens, New Brighton this Friday 3rd August from 10am to 4pm and join in with lots of sports and fun activities. You can have a go at golf, tennis and bowls or simply enjoy the bouncy castle or the many games we have on offer. You can take advantage of the golf and tennis coaches who will be on hand to tune your game!
Everyone is welcome to attend this free family event!
For more information, please contact event organiser Neil Price on 07769...
This Summer, Involve Northwest are running a range of activities for children and young people, many of which are FREE.
They have regular free Youth Club sessions during afternoons, as well as some free sporting sessions, including dodgeball and basketball.
The drop in Youth Club is running at Albany Hall on the following dates through August 2012, between 1pm and 3pm.
August - 1, 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 21, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30 and 31st
At the drop in Youth Club, there is LOADS going on for 13 to 19...
Rampworx are offering free sessions on Wirral this Summer!
Grind out boredom with free sessions in scooter, BMX, inline and board. Learn skills from Rampworx Pros with ramps and rails. Special events will be held through the Summer at Eastham skatepark and Moreton skatepark in Lingham Park.
Dates and times are as follows:
Eastham skateparkWednesdays - 8th, 15th and 22nd August 11am - 3pm
Moreton skateparkMondays - 23rd July and 13th & 20th August 11am - 3pm
You will need parental consent...
WIRRAL Council’s ‘looked after’ children and young people have played a major role in the launch of a new website and ‘welcome pack’ for children in care.
The new resources have been developed with children and young people who are in the care of Wirral Council. Similar resources have always been available, but crucially, these new services have had major input from ‘looked after’ children and young people themselves.
The pack is designed to be used by children and young people when they first...
Are you aged 14 to 25? Do have a learning difficulty or disability?
If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then the Your Future Your Choice event is the event for you!!
Running on Tuesday 16th October from 9am to 4pm, this free event will promote opportunities available for Wirral’s 14 to 25 year olds who have learning difficulties or disabilities.
Here’s more of a low down on what to expect:
Loads of fun activities throughout the day!!
There will be lots of opportunities to get support in...