Your what’s on in St Helens guide

Former Cuban president  Fidel Castro
Former Cuban president Fidel Castro

FIND out what’s going on in St Helens’ many clubs and organisations...

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27: The Sankey Canal Restoration Society meets at St Patrick’s Parish Centre, Marian Road, Earlestown. The meeting will see two films presented by Ron Martin - one on Liverpool’s overhead railway and ther other on Liverpool ferries. Admission is free.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27: The local branch of the Locomotive Club of Great Britain meets at 7.30pm in the Pied Bull, High Street, Newton, with a talk on the railways of Cuba, and the employment of ancient steam engines under Fidel Castro’s regime. More details from 01925 226473.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29: Spice of Life restaurant hold a Macmillan Coffee Morning, at St Helens Hospital

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29: Ranelagh Grange Care Home, Stoney Lane, Rainhill, holds its autumn fayre between 2pm and 4pm, with stalls, bouncy castle, and raffle.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30: The Friends of Taylor Park host the annual kite festival, organised by the Friends of Taylor Park. The event will run between noon and 4pm on the big hill in Taylor Park.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3:The next meeting of the St Helens and District Group of Diabetes UK will be on Wednesday, October 3 at 7.30pm in St Helens Town Hall. The speaker will be Helen Pendlebury, who will be talking to about ‘Foot Care and Diabetes’. More details from 0151 480 0821.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8: Queen’s Park Local History Group meet in the lounge of the Sprayhursy Social Club, Boundary Road, St Helens, from 7pm. The speaker will be Pauline Hurst on ‘The history of St Helens Hospital’. Details from Margaret on 07786 647931. All donations to Willowbrook Hospice.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11 TO 13: The Rainhill Garrick Society, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary, performs the comedy Arsenic and Old Lace at Rainhill Village Hall. Written by Joseph Kesselring, it’s the story of two elderly ladies who poison their poor lodgers. Tickets from priced £5 from 01744 813429, or the village hall.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27: The Helen Marie Friends charity holds a coffee morning at Rainford Parish Hall from 10am. Admission costs 50p and all proceeds will go together the charity’s work with poorly children.

EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY: Peter Street Community Centre hold an over 50s keep fit class from 10am.