What’s on in St Helens

MONDAY, ARPIL 23: St Helens Historical Society will meet at the Friends Meeting House, Church Street, St Helens, at 7.30pm. David Smallshaw will giving a talk enetitled ‘Scars and the Sankey’.

THURSDAY, APRIL 26: The next meeting of the Sankey Canal Restoration Society will be held at St Patrick’s Parish Centre, Marian Avenue, Earlestown, from 7.30pm. Chris Coffey will be the society’s guest speaker, showing films celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Rainhill Trials.

FRIDAY, APRIL 27: Newton Sports Club will hold a reunion from 7.30pm onwards for footballers who played in the local amateur leagues to chat about the good old days; remember that goal, or that brilliant save, or mis-timed tackle!

FRIDAY, APRIL 27: Prescot Parish Church, Church Street, will hold a Prescot Festival fundraising concert with Pilkington Choir and soloists. Tickets cost £5 and the concert starts at 7.30pm.