What’s on in Neston

Monday 28th January – Sunday 3rd February

Health & Wellbeing Week at Neston Library, including a range of activities to help improve mental health and physical well-being, such as zest fitness, IT buddy session and wellbeing coffee morning. All the activities are free but some events may need booking. Contact the library on 0151 337 4670 for more information.

 

Friday 1st February

‘Got to be Michael Jackson’ tribute act at Neston Royal British Legion. The legion is also hosting Everton legends Neville Southall and Ian Snodin on Friday 15th March. Contact the legion on 336 4630.

 

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th February

Gordale’s 3rd Annual Food Festival, including special appearances by celebrity chef Paul Askew and Ellis Barrie, from the Great British Menu. Enjoy food tastings and a farmers’ market from 10.30am to 4.30pm.

 

Wednesday 13th February

Open Mic Night at the Brewers Arms in Neston, from 8.30pm. The event takes place on every second Wednesday or the month. Call 336 1627.

 

Thursday 14th February

Burton and Neston History Society:  speaker Dr Diana Leitch. Development of the Chemical Industry in Runcorn and Widnes from the Eighteenth Century onwards

Dr Diana M Leitch, MBE, FRSC, is both a chemist and a local historian. She has been researching the history of the chemical industry on both sides of the River Mersey for many years. Born and brought up in Runcorn – at the thriving heart of an industry which developed in Runcorn and Widnes from the 18th century onwards – Diana is descended from Weaver flatmen, who brought the salt from Winsford up to Runcorn, and others who came from Oxfordshire to work in the growing chemical industry in the mid 19th century.

 

Saturday 23rd February

Neston Flicks – The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, 7pm at Neston Civic Hall. A British film set in 1946, the plot follows a London writer who exchanges letters with residents of Guernsey, under German occupation during World War II. Starring Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Glen Powell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode, Tom Courtenay and Penelope Wilton. Tickets from NCYC, Paisley Grey (formerly My Gift Place). Food vouchers for Scouse made by Royal Oak. Tel 0151 336 7805 for info.

 

Monday 25 February for two weeks

Fairtrade Fortnight will see events happening in and around Neston. Come and find our Fairtrade stall at the Friday market and look out for what’s happening in churches, schools and community centres.