What’s on in Heswall

Saturday 1st December

Linghams bookshop is the venue for an appearance by award-winning local children’s author Rob Keeley who will be launching The Coming of the Spirits, the final novel in his Spirits series for children and young adults! The event takes place from 1-2pm.


Saturday 1st December

Festive Hobby and Craft Fair, 11am–2pm, at Heswall Hall.Time to start Christmas shopping at the wonderful stalls full of gifts, jewellery, crafts and art. All in aid Wirral Hospice St. John’s. Bacon and sausage sandwiches, hot drinks and cake! Admission £1 adults, under 16s free (pay on door).


Monday 3rd December

Heswall Gardening Society: Social Evening 7:30pm, at Heswall Hall


Wednesday 5th December

The four-piece Christian band Missionbandforu will be performing an alternative carol
service at The Beacon One World coffee bar, at Telegraph Road, Heswall at 8pm. It will be the usual mix of secular and Christian music, good conversation, coffee, tea and of course mince pies.


Saturday 8th December

Heswall Animal Welfare Coffee Morning at Heswall Hall, 10am to 11.30am. Admission £1.


Saturday 8th December

A Christmas Cracker of a Quiz, 7:30pm–11pm. Bar open at 6:45pm. Small number of tables left for this fantastically popular team quiz evening. £30 for a table of 6, to include festive food – a brilliant night out for just £5 a head! Tickets available from buytickets.at/heswallhall


Sunday 9th December

Christmas Maker Bee Artisan Market, 12noon–5pm at Heswall Hall. An opportunity to browse a great selection of the North West’s best artisans, with indoor stalls, hot food and drink, and a Christmas Grotto for the children.  There will also be workshops for adults and children e.g. wreath making.  Proceeds from the Grotto and the artisan raffle will go to Claire House Children’s Hospice. Grotto tickets must be purchased in advance via https://bit.ly/2QDbclx


Tuesday 11th December

Wirral Philatelic Society meets at 7:30pm, at Heswall Hall. Christmas Party and Talk.


Wednesday 12th December

Heswall Hall Tea Dance: Come along and enjoy live music from the resident trio, The Swingmasters. If you’re not a dancer, come along and listen to the music, enjoy a cup of tea and a chat with new friends. 2:00-4:30pm. Admission £4 on the door.


Wednesday 12th December

The Heswall Society will be presenting Carols Around the Tree, led by Revd Martin Cannam and accompanied by the Port Sunlight Lyceum Band. Starting at 7.15pm outside the gates of St Peter’s Church, Lower Heswall. All welcome.


Wednesday 12th December

Heswall Hall Evening Cinema: The Happy Prince (15), 7:30pm. This award-winning film stars Rupert Everett and Colin Firth in a biopic of Oscar Wilde’s last days. In a Parisian hotel, the past comes flooding back to Wilde, transporting him to other times and places. From Dieppe to Naples to Paris freedom is elusive and Wilde is a penniless vagabond, always moving on, but his incomparable wit is still sharp. Tickets £5 available from: Linghams and Gould’s, Heswall, Heswall Hall, and My Gift Place, Neston & online buytickets.at/heswallhall


Saturday 15th  December

Comedian Romesh Raganathan will be signing copies of his new book at Linghams book shop from 2.30pm.Tickets £20 inc a copy of his book. Call the shop on 0151 342 7290 for info.


Saturday 15th December

Christmas Carol Concert, hosted by the Castle Singers with Castle Brass, 7:30pm, at Heswall Hall. Organised by Rotary Club of North Wirral in aid of local charities. Tickets £8 (includes refreshments and programme). Ticket enquiries to 0151 653 0600 or 0773142201.


Tuesday 18th December

Heswall Hall Cinema presents Frank Capra’s heart-warming Christmas classic It’s A Wonderful Life (U), at 2pm. Admission £3.50 (pay on the door)


Wednesday 19th December

Heswall Hall Memory Lane Afternoon Club: mulled wine, mince pies and watch one of the all-time favourite Christmas films. For more information or to book tickets, contact Trudi Harris, Hall Manager, on 0151 342 2614. 2:00pm, doors open at 1:30pm. Tickets are £3.50 include refreshments – (Carers free) and are available on the door.


Friday 28th December

Heswall Hall is the venue for two family films for the holidays: The Muppets Christmas Carol (U), from 2pm, and Christopher Robin (PG), from 6pm. Tickets are £4 for adults, £2 for children (under 12s), family tickets £10 (two adults and two children). Tickets available from: Linghams and Gould’s, Heswall, Heswall Hall, and My Gift Place, Neston & online buytickets.at/heswallhall