What’s on

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Find out what’s happening in your local club or organisation.

Thursday, February 20

St Helens National Trust Centre meets at St Thomas’ Church, Westfield Street, starting at 2.30pm.

The speaker will be Elizabeth Newall on ‘Port Sunlight and the Lever Family’. Visitors welcome.

Thursday, February 27

Newton-le-Willows Gardeners Association meets at Newton Sports and Cricket Club, starting at 7.30pm. The speaker will be Matthew Smith from Brighter Blooms, who will give a talk about summer and autumn flowering bulbs.

Sankey Canal Restoration Society will hold its next meeting at St Patrick;s Church Centre, Marian Avenue, Earlestown, starting at 7.30pm, The guest speaker will be Graham Dodd on ‘the Shropshire Union Canals’. Admission is free.

Saturday, March 1

The Helen Marie Friends charity holds a coffee morning at Rainford Parish Hall. Admission costs 50p and there will be a cake stall, tombola and raffle.

Monday, March 10

Queen’s Park Local History Group will meet at Sprayhurst Social Club in Boundary Road starting at 7pm. Sue Gerrard speaking about ‘Life of a local reporter’. More details from 0778 6647931.

Wednesday, March 19-22

Rainford Amateur Dramatics Society present The Haunting of Hill House, a suspense drama by Shirley Jackson. Tickets priced £7 from Myra on 01744 883350.

Wednesday, April 2

The St Helens Choir Festival will take place at 7pm at St Helens Parish Church with 13 choirs from all over St Helens taking part, raising money for Willowbrook Hospice.