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The next trip for St Helens Ramblers is good days walking at Sedburgh, which nestles at the southern end of the rounded Howgills fells and is a lovely area for walks at all levels. The attractive village has a number of pubs, cafes and bookshops. Transport for this day out is by coach leaving Central St, next to Birchley Street car park at 8.30am. For more information use the website http://www.shdrc.btck.co.uk or ring 07535 953 488.
Friday april 3 to 12
Laura Gregory in the role of Aurora, Sleeping Beauty herself, in their upcoming production of Sleeping Beauty at St Helens Theatre Royal. Tickets from 01744 756000.
saturday april 4
If you’re a fan of live acoustic music in relaxed surroundings, then check out Swampstompers Unplugged at The Rendezvous Bar in Church Street. Eric Burke (vocals, harmonica, percussion) and Baz Dooley (vocals, guitars, mandolin, mouth bow) will host an evening of acoustic blues, field hollers and contemporary favourites at one of the town’s most welcoming music venues. The evening will run from 9pm till late and admission is free.
saturday april 11
Children’s TV favourite Mr Bloom will prove a huge hit with youngsters when he pops into town next month. The CBeebies star will be making an appearance in the town centre between noon and 3pm, as part of a fun packed ‘Easter Garden’ in Church Square between Thursday 2 April and Saturday 18 April. Mr Bloom features in BBC’s CBeebies hugely popular ‘Mr Bloom’s Nursery’. Mr Bloom, played by Ben Faulks, is a gardener.