Eight things to do in St Helens

Beer lovers raise a pint ahead of the world record attempt and Proud of Our Ale festival
Beer lovers raise a pint ahead of the world record attempt and Proud of Our Ale festival

There’s plenty going on in Helens over the coming weeks. Find out more here...

Thursday September 10

St Helens and Warrington Oddfellows is from 10.30am we are having ‘Tea, Talk and Toast’ event, with St Helens’ own Lancashire Tea providing the tea at its office in North Road. And on Wednesday, September 23 from 11.30am they are having brunch at Larkins Restaurant, 110 Crab Street St Helens WA10 2DJ. To find out more about these or other events call Julie on 01744 895536 /Office 01744 453650 or email her at Julie.webster@oddfellows.co.uk

Friday September 11

St Helens Council’s Ranger Service holds a guided tour of Clinkham Wood Local Nature Reserve, looking out for bats and other

fantastic nocturnal creatures present in our local eco. Meet on Moss Bank Road, by the noticeboard on the small green opposite the former Black Horse pub site at 7.45pm. Call 01744 677 772 for details.

Tuesday september 16

The St Helens Dyslexia Association holds its monthly drop in meeting, starting at 7pm in room one of the Millennium Centre.

Friday September 18

Calling all beer lovers! The Sefton Arms in St Helens is offering readers a free pint of beer and the chance to make history this month, when it attempts to break the record for the most people drinking the same beer at the same time. The date for your diary is Friday September 18 at 7pm - which is also the day when England take on Fiji to kick off the Rugby World Cup.

Sunday September 20

The Friends of Taylor Park holds its annual kite festival between noon and 4pm. Meet at the big hill hwere there will be displays and a kite workshop. Admission is free.

Thursday September 24

The next meeting of the St Helens branch of the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society takes place between 6.30pm and 8pm in room eight of St Helens town hall. Helen McPeake will give a talk on ‘Mindfulness’.

Friday September 25

Macmillan Cancer Support is hosting a fundraising coffee morning at the Spice of Life Restaurant, Lower Ground Floor, St Helens Hospital between 9.30am and 11.30am. The event is part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s largest national annual fundraiser; the ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. The event at St Helens Hospital also helps to raise awareness of the services and support available to people affected by cancer. For information about the Macmillan Coffee Morning or for support and information about cancer email: macmillansupport@sthk.nhs.uk or telephone: 01744 647000.

Friday October 23

Newton Social Club is hosting a 80s Night with Nick Morley. Starting at 7.30pm, with fancy dress optional, and tickets, priced £4 are available from the club.