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                        Sheena Ramsey
                        CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Welcome to this year’s fun packed guide
to Knowsley Festivals 05, a series of
                                                 The festival themes are:
events and activities taking place over
the summer months aimed at                      TheGreat   which centres around enjoying
celebrating the culture of the borough                     outdoor action
and the residents that live within it.
                                                Absolute   embracing the
You will see from reading the programme                    arts and heritage of the borough
that there is a host of activities to get
                                                Sporting   based on fitness and
involved in, whether that is an evening         chance     healthy living
listening to the Royal Liverpool
Philharmonic Orchestra or a leisurely stroll
around the Knowsley Flower Show to a             We believe that the activities and events
spot of orienteering or an afternoon             that make up Knowsley Festivals ‘05 are a
making arts and crafts, we are sure you          vital part of a vibrant community bringing
will agree with us when we say that there        a whole range of benefits to the
is something to please every member of           community, offering opportunities for
your family.                                     learning new skills and building
                                                 confidence, giving Knowsley a sense of
This year’s brochure is split into three main    place and a cultural identity.
categories allowing you to find events
and activities quickly, that will be of          Enjoy the festival, experience as much as
interest to you.                                 you can and immerse yourself in what
                                                 Knowsley has to offer!
Arts       TEN THOUSAND                   An exhibition exploring diverse
                                          objects and ephemera chosen
           AND ONE                        from over 10,000 objects from the
           OBJECTS                        Knowsley Museum Service
           Date:    Thursday 2 June       collection.
                    - Sunday 17 June
           Venue: Prescot Museum
           Contact: 0151 430 7787

Outdoors   ON THE STREET                  3 days of fun activities in our town
                                          centres, including music, dance,
           WHERE YOU LIVE                 drama, street theatre and a whole
           Date:    Thursday 2 June       host of other activities to entertain
           Venue:   Huyton Town Centre    the whole family.
           Date:    Friday 3 June         As you wearily wander with your
           Venue:   Kirkby Town Centre    shopping through the town centres
           Date:    Saturday 4 June       let us lighten your load
           Venue:   Prescot Town Centre   and make you smile.
           Contact: Steve Guy 0151 443 2153

Arts       SEASIDE FUN
           Date:    Saturday 4 June       Drop in to make fish
           Time:    11am - 1pm            art. Fun for all the
                    2pm - 4pm             family.
           Venue: Prescot Museum
           Contact: 0151 430 7787
Arts       TREE OF LIFE/                  An exhibition based on the beauty
                                          of the human heart. This is an
           HEALTH AND                     exhibition by a number of artists
           ARTS EXHIBITION                using wood, ceramics, glass and
           Date:    Saturday 4 June       metal.
                    - 7 August
           Venue: Kirkby Gallery
           Contact: Jo Dry/Sarah Craven 0151 443 5619
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    Outdoors   GREEN FAYRE                 Come rain or shine, Court Hey Park’s
                                           Green Fayre will play host to some
               Date:    Sunday 5 June      weird and wonderful weather-themed
               Time:    11am - 5pm         fun. Join us, the National Wildflower
               Venue: Court Hey Park
                                           Centre, Merseytravel and the Friends of
               Contact: 0151 443 5820
                                           Court Hey Park to celebrate World
                                           Environment Day with a farmers
                                           market, craft fair, circus, arts activities
                                           and much more. Part of the
                                           Merseytravel Green Transport Festival.

    Arts       SUMMER                      Pop into Prescot Museum every
                                           Sunday between 2pm and 4pm
               SEA-LIFE                    throughout the summer to make
               ADVENTURES                  sea life creatures to take home.
               Date:   Sunday 5 June       The programme of activities includes
                       and every Sunday    jellyfish on sticks and designing your
                       during the summer   own underwater scenes to go
                                           on t-shirts.
               Time:    2pm - 4pm
               Venue: Prescot Museum
               Contact: 0151 430 7787

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Arts       STAND UP                        Ever fancied yourself as a stand up
                                           comedian? Why not come along
                                                                                     Outdoors   BATTY ABOUT                     Join the Rangers to see if you can
                                                                                                                                spot some of our nocturnal flying
           COMEDY                          and give it a try. This six week course              BATS                            friends.
           COURSE                          will provide you with the skills and                 Date:    Thursday 9 June
           Date:    Monday 6 June          the opportunity to get up and see if                 Time:    8pm - 10pm
           Time:    6.30pm - 8.30pm        you are the next Peter Kay!                          Venue: Halewood Park
           Venue:   Halewood                                                                    Contact: 0151 443 3682
                    Community School
                    and Arts College
           Contact: Klare Madden
                    07740 198 776

Arts       TEA DANCE                       A chance for people to get out their
                                           glad rags and dancing shoes and
           Date:    Wednesday 8 June       enjoy some fun.
           Time:    1pm - 4pm
           Venue: Huyton Suite
                                           Entrance fee - £1.70
           Contact: 0151 443 3761

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Arts       LINE DANCING                    Come along and join in this fun and       Arts       THE WALL
                                           exciting activity, which can help you                Date:    Friday 10 June
           Date:      Wednesday 8 June     keep fit.                                                                            The Wall is a production by over 30
                      and every Wednesday                                                       Time:    8pm                    local Kirkby musicians, bringing you
                      throughout the summer Entrance fee - £3                                   Venue: Kirkby Suite             the music from Pink Floyd’s The Wall.
           Time:    7pm - 11pm                                                                  Contact: Contact Kirkby Suite   A must for every Floyd fan, book
           Venue: Huyton Suite                                                                          on 0151 443 4063        early as tickets are in high demand.
           Contact: 0151 443 3761                                                                       or Kevin Maguire on
                                                                                                                                Tickets: £6.50
                                                                                                        07865 074113
chance     SHAPERS AND                     Get fit for the summer months by
                                           enrolling on a Shapers or Shapers
           SHAPER PLUS                     Plus induction. Please note that you
                                                                                     Arts       HUSTLE BAND                     Come and support young bands
           INDUCTIONS                      must pre-book before visiting the                    NIGHT                           and have a great time.
           Date:      Wednesday 8 June     centre. Please ring the centre of
                                           your choice, for those under the                     Date:    Saturday 11 June
           Time:      Various times
                                           age of 16 please call for a list of                  Time:    7.30pm - 9pm
           Venue:     Various Leisure
                                                                                                Venue: Huyton Leisure Centre
                      centres              Junior Shapers induction times. All
                                                                                                Contact: Paul Brennan on
           Contact:                        inductions are free of charge.
                                                                                                        0151 443 3989
           Heatwaves: 0151 443 2750      Simply show this brochure to claim
           Scotchbarn: 0151 443 4643 your FREE session
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Arts       ST. GABRIEL’S                St. Gabriel’s Youth Theatre Group –
                                        performance based on a 10 week          Arts       THEATRE IN THE              Join us and Jason on an amazing
                                                                                                                       adventure through Stadt Moers Park
           YOUTH THEATRE                health project. Come and support                   PARK - JASON                to search for the legendary golden
           GROUP                        this talented group.                               & THE                       fleece. The park becomes a giant
           Date:    Wednesday 15 June                                                      ARGONAUTS                   promenade theatre venue for three
           Time:    7.15pm                                                                 Date:    17 June - 7pm      days. This event is part of Liverpool
           Venue: Huyton Suite                                                                      18 June - 2.30pm   Culture Company’s Creative
           Contact: Lucy Knight on                                                                  & 7pm              Communities Programme and is a
                    0151 443 5642                                                                   19 June - 4.30pm   joint Arts in the Parks project with the
                                                                                           Venue: Stadt Moers Park
                                                                                                                       Friends of Stadt Moers Park and
                                                                                           Contact: 0151 489 1239 or
                                                                                                                       Spike Theatre. To book a ticket or
           BATTY ABOUT                  Join the Rangers to see if you can                          0151 443 5619/5820 find out more please call
Outdoors                                spot some of our nocturnal flying                                              0151 4891239 or
           BATS                         friends.                                                                       0151 443 5619/5820
           Date:    Thursday 16 June                                                                                      British sign language
           Time:    7pm - 9pm                                                                                             interpretation will be
           Venue:   Acornfield Local                                                                                      offered at the
                    Nature Reserve                                                                                        7pm
           Contact: 0151 443 3682                                                                                         performance
                                                                                                                          on Saturday
                                                                                                                          19 June.
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Arts       FRENZY DISCO                 Ensure you buy your tickets early for
                                        this teen scene disco.
           Date:    16 June
           Time:    7pm - 9pm           Tickets £5
           Venue: Huyton Suite
           Contact: 0151 443 3761                                               Absolute
                                                                                Arts       PRESCOT                        Join in this fun
                                                                                                                          packed family day out
                                                                                           CARNIVAL                       with performances, live music and
                                                                                           Date:    18 June               a fun fair.
                                                                                           Time:    12pm
                                                                                           Venue:   King George V
                                                                                                    Playing Fields
                                                                                                    Brownsfield Park
                                                                                           Contact: 0151 443 4796

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                                                                                chance     AQUA FIT                      Work up a sweat in the comfort of
                                                                                                                         Halewood Pool during a FREE Aqua
                                                                                           Date:    Monday 20 June
                                                                                                                         Fit session.
                                                                                           Time:    7pm - 8pm
                                                                                           Venue:   Halewood Leisure     Simply show this brochure to claim
                                                                                                    Centre               your FREE session
                                                                                           Contact: 0151 443 2124

                                                                                Arts       CHATTERBOOKS                  Popular children’s books are
                                                                                                                         discussed and children can get
                                                                                           Date:    Monday 20 June       involved in activities based on the
                                                                                           Time:    TBC                  book - for ages 9-12.
                                                                                           Venue: Stockbridge Library
                                                                                           Contact: 0151 443 5001
Sporting   FREE JUNIOR AND               Get your trunks and swimming
chance                                   costumes ready in order to take
           ADULT SWIMMING                advantage of a FREE swim at
           Date:    Sunday 19 June       Kirkby Pool.                           Sporting                                 Get your trunks and swimming
           Time:    9am - 12.30pm                                               chance     FREE JUNIOR AND               costumes ready to take advantage
                                         Simply show this brochure to claim
           Venue: Kirkby Pool
                                         your FREE session
                                                                                           ADULT SWIMMING                of a FREE swim at Scotchbarn Pool.
           Contact: 0151 443 4303                                                          Date:    Tuesday 21 June      Simply show this brochure to claim
                                                                                           Time:    9am - 12.30pm        your FREE session
                                                                                           Venue: Scotchbarn Pool
Sporting                                                                                   Contact: 0151 443 4643
chance     KNOWSLEY                      Stately Knowsley Hall provides the
                                         ideal backdrop for this 5k Run or
           CORPORATE                     Walk, organised in conjunction with
           CHALLENGE                     Knowsley Primary Care Trust for        Sporting
           Date:    Sunday 19 June       teams of four (one must be female      chance     ADULT SWIMMING                Take that first step towards learning
                                                                                                                         to swim by participating in our
           Time:    11am                 and all participants over the age of              LESSONS                       FREE swimming lesson.
           Venue: Lord Derby’s Estate    17). Entry is £28 per team.                       Date:    Tuesday 21 June      Simply show this brochure to claim
           Contact: Sharon Doyle on      Due to the nature of the course, we                        (10am – 11am)        your FREE session
                   0151 443 2155 or      actively encourage participation                           & Thursday 23 June
                   email: sharon.doyle   from all sections of the community                         (7pm – 8pm)
                   @knowsley.gov.uk      including wheelchair users and                    Venue: Halewood Leisure
                                         participants with special needs.                           Centre
                                                                                           Contact: 0151 443 2124

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Sporting                               Try your hand at aqua aerobics in       TheGreat
chance     LADIES AQUA                 this free taster session.
                                                                               Outdoors   KNOWSLEY                         A great festival for all junior fishing
                                                                                                                           enthusiasts to sample the waters of
           AEROBICS                    Simply show this brochure to claim
                                                                                          JUNIOR COARSE                    Halsnead Park’s big lake, which is
           Date:    Wednesday 22 June your FREE session                                   FISHING FESTIVAL                 renowned for quality fishing.
           Time:    7pm - 8pm                                                             Date:    Thursday 23 June        Entry fee is £3.50
           Venue: Kirkby Pool
                                                                                          Time:    5pm
           Contact: 0151 443 4303
                                                                                          Venue:   Halsnead Park
                                                                                          Contact: Steve Guy on
                                                                                                   0151 443 2153
Sporting                                                                                           or email steve.guy
chance     HEALTH TESTS                Drop in and receive a full range of
                                       health tests including blood                                @knowsley.gov.uk
           Date:    Wednesday 22 &     pressure, body fat percentage and
                    Tuesday 23 June    body mass index.                        Sporting                                    Try an aerobics session out for size in
           Time:    9.15am - 12pm
           Venue: Halewood Leisure
                                       Simply show this brochure to claim      chance     AEROBICS                         one of these FREE classes.
                                       your FREE session                                  Date:    Thursday 23 June
                    Centre                                                                                                 Simply show this brochure to claim
                                                                                          Venue:   12pm-1pm
           Contact: Peter Green on                                                                                         your FREE session
                                                                                                    Huyton Leisure
                    0151 443 2127
                                                                                                   6pm - 7pm
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Arts       BIG SUMMER                  Youth Arts Showcase
                                                                                          Contact: Huyton Leisure Centre
           SMOOTHIE                    Children and young people have
                                       fun performing for friends and family                       0151 443 3786
           Date:    Thursday 23 June   in an exciting evening of dance,                            Kirkby Sports Centre
           Time:    7pm                drama and music.                                            0151 443 4404
           Venue: Huyton Suite
           Contact: Lucy Knight
                                       Tickets £1
                                                                               Absolute                                    This popular monthly event sees live
                   0151 443 5642                                               Arts       NORMAN ROY                       bands performing some of the top
                                                                                          ORCHESTRA                        ballroom hits of the 1940’s.
                                                                                          BIG BAND NIGHT                   Tickets: £4
                                                                                          Date:    Friday 24 June
                                                                                          Time:    7pm
                                                                                          Venue: Huyton Suite
                                                                                          Contact: 0151 443 3761

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     Arts       PRESCOT ARTS                 The first ever Prescot Arts Festival
                                             features three days of music, visual
                FESTIVAL                     arts, street theatre, bands and bell
                Date:    Friday 24 June -    ringing - so why not come along
                         Sunday 26 June      and experience something new.
                Venue: Prescot Parish Church For more information visit the
                         Prescot Museum,     festival website on
                         Prescot Library,    www.artsinprescot.org.uk
                         Prescot Methodist
                Contact: Dave Wycherley on
                         0151 443 5640 or
                         07919 111294

     chance     AEROBICS                      Work up a sweat in this FREE
                                              aerobics session.
                Date:    Friday 24 June
                Time:    10am - 11am          Simply show this brochure to claim
                Venue: Heatwaves              your FREE session
                Contact: 0151 443 2750

     Absolute                                 Join us, as Whistonbury gets bigger
     Arts       WHISTONBURY                   and better. The afternoon is filled
                FESTIVAL                      with a variety of activities and stalls
                Date:    Saturday 25 June     with everything from circus shows
                Time:    2pm - 10pm           and face painting to beat the
                Venue: Stadt Moers Park       goallie and health walks in the Park.
                Contact: 0151 489 1239 or     The evening sees the arrival of
                        Mandy Gaffney on      bands playing live music while you
                        0151 430 7200.        chomp away at the barbecue, or
                                              get your tarot cards read. Everyone
                                              is welcome and you can bring your
                                              own food to the barbecue. This
                                              year’s Festival is in conjunction with
                                              Whiston Town Council.

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chance     RACE FOR LIFE                Lord Derby’s estate provides the
                                        backdrop for this women’s only
                                                                                   Outdoors   WHISTON                        Join local horticulturists for advice
                                                                                                                             on gardening and take a look
           Date:    Wednesday 29 June charity run aimed at raising money                      HORTICULTURAL                  at the many exhibits of flowers,
           Time:    7.30pm              for the Imperial Cancer Research                      SHOW                           plants and floral art.
           Venue: Knowsley Hall
                                        Fund. Part of a series of events                      Date:      Saturday 2 July
           Contact: Steve Guy on
                                        held throughout the country, the run                  Time:      2pm - 4.30pm
                    0151 443 2153       is extremely popular with more than                   Venue:     Whiston Town Hall
                    or email: steve.guy 120,000 runners supporting the                        Contact:   Don Sutcliffe on
                    @knowsley.gov.uk    cause throughout the year.                                       0151 426 9336
                    for an application

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Arts       RLPO CONCERT -                 The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
                                          Orchestra conducted by Matthew           Arts       HALEWOOD                       A spectacular
           THE WORLD AT                   Coorey with Alisdair Malloy and                     COMMUNITY                      array of fun and
           OUR FEET                                                                                                          entertainment for
                                          Dancers from across Knowsley.                       FESTIVAL                       all the family including
           Date:    Thursday 30 June      Following on from a truly wonderful                                                music, dance, drama
                                                                                              Date:    Saturday 2 July
           Time:    7.30pm                concert last year the Phil return with                                             and street theatre plus lots more
                                                                                              Time:    12pm - 5pm
           Venue: Kirkby Sports Centre    percussionist presenter Alasdair                                                   to keep the children happy.
                                                                                              Venue:   Halewood Leisure
           Contact: The Arts Service on   Malloy featuring local youth and                             Centre                Bring along a picnic and try your
                    0151 443 5640 or      schools dance groups performing a                   Contact: Steve Guy on          hand at something new.
                    emailarts.unit.dlcs   programme of popular dance and                               0151 443 2153
                    @knowsley.gov.uk      showtime favourites including
                    for further details   Singing in the Rain and Riverdance.
                                          Tickets cost £4.50 - £6.50               TheGreat
                                                                                   Outdoors   SNAP HAPPY                     Join us for this wonderful walk and try
                                                                                                                             to capture scenes in the park with
                                                                                              SEASONAL WALKS                 your own camera or one of the
Arts       CREATIVE                       An event to celebrate and reward
                                          people who have entered this
                                                                                              Date:      Sunday 3 July       disposable cameras provided. Later
           WRITING                        year’s creative writing competition.
                                                                                              Time:      1pm - 3pm           in the year a selection of the pictures
           CELEBRATION                                                                        Venue:     Stadt Moers Park    will be exhibited in the Visitor Centre
                                                                                              Contact:   0151 489 1239       and other locations. Bookings only
           Date:    Friday 1 July
                                                                                                                             as places are limited.
           Time:    2pm
           Venue:   Huyton Leisure
           Contact: Sue Stone
                    0151 480 5001

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Outdoors   TEDDY BEARS                   Bring along a
                                         picnic and your
                                                                                    Arts       SHOW & TELL                     Come and bring your antiques and
                                                                                                                               interesting objects to Prescot
           PICNIC                        teddy bear and                                        Date:      Saturday 9 July      Museum and discover the stories
           Date:    Sunday 3 July        join us for a fun                                     Time:      11am - 1pm           they hold. Please note we cannot
           Time:    1pm - 3pm            afternoon of                                          Venue:     Prescot Museum       offer a valuation.
           Venue: Sawpit Park            games and                                             Contact:   0151 430 7787
           Contact: 0151 443 3682        entertainment.

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Arts       COMEDY NIGHT Two of                                                      chance     MERSEYSIDE                      A multi sport event for the young
           WITH MICKEY FINN Merseysides best loved comedians
                            return to Knowsley back by popular                                 YOUTH GAMES                     people of Merseyside. Over 500
                                                                                                                               young people from Knowsley will be
           AND HAL NOLAN demand.                                                               Date:    Saturday 9 and         taking part in a variety of sports to
           Date:      Sunday 3 July      Tickets £5 / £4                                                Sunday 10 July         compete against neighbouring
           Time:      8pm                                                                      Time:    10.30am start          boroughs. Spectator’s are welcome.
           Venue:     Huyton Suite                                                             Venue: Bebington Oval
           Contact:   0151 443 5619 or                                                         Contact: Paul Dillon-Smith on
                      0151 443 3761                                                                     0151 443 5713

TheGreat                                                                            Arts       IN FOCUS                        Explore the history of cameras and
Outdoors   MAMMAL TALK                   An opportunity to learn more about
                                         the lives of foxes, squirrels, voles and              Date:    Monday 11 July-
                                                                                                                               the images taken with them.
           Date:      Wednesday 6 July   all things furry which make their                              9 October
           Time:      7pm - 9pm          homes in Halewood                                     Venue: King George V
           Venue:     Halewood Park                                                                     Playing Fields
           Contact:   The Museum                                                                        Brownsfield Park
                      0151 430 7787                                                            Contact: 0151 430 7787

Arts       SUMMER CONCERT Join us forpieces performed by
                                      an evening of music
           Date:      Friday 8 July      Knowsley Youth Orchestra, Knowsley
           Venue:     Huyton Suite
                                         Concert Band and St Thomas                 Arts       FRENZY DISCO                    Ensure you buy your tickets early for
                                                                                                                               this teen scene disco.
                                         Becket Junior’s Steel Pan Group.                      Date:    Thursday 14 July
           Contact:   0151 443 3761                                                                                            Tickets £5
                                         Tickets £4 / £3                                       Time:    7pm - 9pm
                                                                                               Venue: Huyton Suite
                                                                                               Contact: 0151 443 3761

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Outdoors   MILLBROOK                     Step back in
                                         time to discover
           FAYRE                         skills used long
           Date:    Saturday 16 July     ago. Falconry,
           Time:    12pm - 4pm           woodland crafts,
           Venue:   Millbrook Park       arts and much,
                    Millennium Green     much more. In
           Contact: 0151 443 5820        partnership with
                                         Millbrook Park Millennium
                                         Green Trust.

Outdoors   FRIENDS                       Come and join the Friends of
                                         Halewood Park for their annual
           BARBECUE                      barbecue. Fun and games for all
           Date:      Sunday 17 July     the family. Bring your own food.
           Time:      12pm - 4pm
           Venue:     Halewood Park
           Contact:   0151 488 6151

Outdoors   ANIMAL CRACKERS               Bring along your pets and enter
                                         them into our show. Categories for
           PET SHOW                      all shapes and sizes. In conjunction
           Date:      Sunday 17 July     with The Dog’s Trust.
           Time:      1pm - 3pm
           Venue:     Stadt Moers Park
           Contact:   0151 489 1239

chance     LIVERPOOL                     Little brother to the international
                                         tournament, the Liverpool-Knowsley
           KNOWSLEY MINI                 Mini Cup is held at King George V
           CUP                           Sports Complex, Longview Lane,
           Date:    Saturday 23 &        Huyton.
                    Sunday 24 July       For more information contact Eddy
           Time:    9am - 5pm            Jennings in the Tournament Office
           Venue: King George V          on 0151 443 2154
                    Sports Centre
           Contact: 0151 443 2154
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Outdoors   MCGOLDRICK                    Come along for an afternoon of fun
                                         and entertainment.                        Outdoors   ORIENTEERING                   Try your skills at this fun sport. Find all
                                                                                                                             the clues and solve the puzzle to
           FUN DAY                                                                            Date:      Wednesday 27 July   claim a prize. Meet at the
           Date:     Sunday 24 July                                                           Time:      1pm - 3pm           noticeboard in the park, near to the
           Time:    TBC                                                                       Venue:     Henley Park         gate at the corner of Delph Lane
           Venue: McGoldrick Park                                                             Contact:   0151 489 1239       and Warrington Road.
           Contact: 0151 443 3682

Sporting                                                                           Arts       WORDS AND                      Stories and crafts for under-fives.
                                                                                                                             Come along for lots of fun at the
chance     LIVERPOOL                     As Merseyside is
                                         well established                                     PICTURES                       library.
           KNOWSLEY                      as one of the                                        Date:    June / July          Call Kate for more details
           INTERNATIONAL                 world’s premier soccer                               Venue: All Knowsley Libraries
           YOUTH SOCCER                  hotbeds, it is the ideal location for a              Contact: Kate Deegan-Spragg
                                         tournament of this kind. Geoffrey                               0151 488 0944
           TOURNAMENT                    Hughes Playing Fields, is the venue
           Date:    Tuesday 26 July -    for the tournament, which sees over
                    Sunday 31 July       100 teams from all over the world         Absolute
           Time:    10pm - 8pm
           Venue: Geoffrey Hughes
                                         including USA, Germany, Norway,           Arts       SCHOOLS OUT                    School holiday activities for children.
                                                                                                                             No need to be bored, take part in
                                         China and France competing                           Date:    July/August
                    playing fields       against representative teams from                                                   craft, film shows and dance. Join in
                                                                                              Venue: Local librarys
           Contact: Eddy Jennings        the UK.                                                                             the fun for free at your local library.
                                                                                              Contact: Gerry Williams
                    0151 443 2154                                                                                            Call Gerry for more details
                                         Call Eddy Jennings in the                                       0151 482 1849
                                         Tournament Office or visit

Absolute                                 An exhibition of people’s own
Arts       THE THINGS                    personal collections from
                                                                                   Outdoors   FOREST TO                      A health walk from Stadt Moers Park
           PEOPLE COLLECT                throughout the borough; including                    PASTURE - DOWN                 to Pickerings Pasture following the
                                                                                                                             track of Ditton Brook as it winds
           Date:    Tuesday 26 July      children’s collections.                              DITTON TO THE                  down to the Mersey. Meet at Stadt
                    Sunday 4 September
           Time:    10.30am start                                                             MERSEY                         Moers Park at 12pm. The bus will
                                                                                              Date:      Thursday 28 July    pick people up at the Pasture to
           Venue: Prescot Museum
                                                                                              Time:      12pm - 4pm          bring them back. BOOKINGS ONLY!
           Contact: 0151 430 7787
                                                                                              Venue:     Stadt Moers Park    Part of the Mersey Forest’s Forest
                                                                                              Contact:   151 489 1239 to     Fever Fortnight.
                                                                                                         book a seat.

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Arts       PAINT THE                      Wear old clothes and join us to               Outdoors   KNOWSLEY                        The 7th Knowsley Flower Show is one
                                                                                                                                   of the largest horticultural shows in
                                          splash a bit of colour on our                            FLOWER SHOW
           LADYBUG                        inanimate insect. Children under                                                         the North West offering a host of
           Date:    Wednesday 3           eight must be accompanied by an                          Date:    Sunday 7 August        attractions including giant floral
                    August                adult.                                                   Time:    11am - 5pm             marquees, craft marquee, falconry,
           Time:    1pm - 3pm                                                                      Venue:   Court Hey Park /       dog obedience, gardener’s
           Venue: Stadt Moers Park                                                                          National Wildflower    question time, horticultural displays
           Contact: 0151 489 1239                                                                           Centre                 and much more. Join in on a
                                                                                                   Contact: 0151 443 2153          funpacked day for all the family or
                                                                                                                                   why not enter the show yourself –
Absolute                                                                                                                           there are special novice classes
Arts       NATIONAL PLAY                  Join in the celebrations at this family
                                                                                                                                   and help is at hand.
                                          fun day which encourages families
           DAY                            to work together on activity based                                                       Contact Steve Guy on
           Date:    Wednesday             projects and games.                                                                      0151 443 2153 or by email
                    3 August                                                                                                       steve.guy@knowlsey.gov.uk
           Time:    12pm - 3pm                                                                                                     for a copy of the schedule.
           Venue: River Alt Resource
                                                                                                                                   Visit our website:
                    Centre, Huyton
           Contact: Julie Sayers on
                    0151 443 3983                                                       Absolute                                   Get ready for some quality
                                                                                        Arts       UPFRONT 5                       entertainment from Upfront 5. This
                                                                                                   Date:      Thursday 25 August   borough wide showpiece will show
Outdoors   ORIENTEERING                   Try your skills at this fun sport. Find all
                                          the clues and solve the puzzle to
                                                                                                   Time:      7pm                  off new acts and new talent from
           Date:      Thursday 4 August                                                            Venue:     Kirkby Suite         the cream of Knowsley’s performers.
                                          claim a prize.                                           Contact:   0151 443 3989
           Time:      1pm - 3pm
           Venue:     Halewood Park
           Contact:   0151 488 6151                                                     Arts       KNOWSLEY                        Budding ‘Tiger Woods’ are invited to
                                                                                                                                   take part in this prestigious
                                                                                                   JUNIOR OPEN                     tournament held at Bowring Park
                                                                                                   GOLF PLAY                       Golf Course, Roby Road, Huyton –
                                                                                                   Date:    Friday 26 August       the first municipal course to open in
                                                                                                   Time:    7am                    the country. Entry fee is £8 and all
                                                                                                   Venue:   Bowring Park Golf      players, 18 years or under,
                                                                                                            course                 regardless of standard are welcome
                                                                                                   Contact: 0151 443 2153          to register for this popular
                                                                                                                                   Contact Steve Guy on 0151 443
                                                                                                                                   2153 for an application or email

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