Dance back to the 40s at the town hall

World War II-themed tea dance
World War II-themed tea dance

A 1940s themed tea dance – complete with uniforms and music – will take visitors back to wartime Britain at St Helens Town Hall on Thursday, September 1 (2pm-4pm).

The event ties in with the Heritage Festival throughout September and forms part of the council’s successful St Helens Live programme.

Doors open at 1pm and entry costs £3. Refreshments will be provided.

The Heritage Festival features a number of key events throughout September including the popular Heritage Open Days event (September 9 to 11), which will see a number of venues across the borough open up to the public completely free of charge.

St Helens Town Hall will open its doors to the general public for free guided tours of the building.

Other venues include: St Helens Masonic Hall, the Friends Meeting House, Just Mackintosh at Catapult Too, The World of Glass, Smithy Heritage Centre, Dream, Stanley Bank Industrial Triangle, Fir Tree Farm and St Mary’s Lowe House Church.

A map highlighting all the venues with brief information on dates/times etc can be collected from local libraries, leisure centres or any one of the participating venues. For more detailed venue information go to

On Saturday, September 17 there will be a Classic Car Display in Church Square featuring a range of fantastic cars from a bygone era.

For more information go to or telephone 01744 675492.