Meols (Southport)

Events

Please check with Group Leaders regards the event as many are being cancelled due to the Corona Virus

Our monthly meetings provide a friendly, informal opportunity for members and non-members to socialise and to talk to committee members and group leaders. These monthly meetings are held at the Emmanuel Church Hall, Cambridge Road, Southport - at 1:45pm for a 2:00pm start on the second Tuesday of every month.

There is usually a speaker at these meetings and we hope to introduce a diverse and interesting topic each month. If you have any ideas of who you would like to speak, or topics you would like to know more about, please let any committee member know.

Any changes to groups, notices will also be recorded here

Membership renewal is due at our March meeting

Events are listed in Date order.

Events for each group can be seen in the Group pages, by either clicking on the 'blue' name, or going via the top line menu..


Dates for your Diary
April 2020
Mon Apr 6thWalkingMoreston to New Brighton
Meet at Southport station for 9.58 train.
Leader Bill
Mon Apr 6thArt AppreciationLiverpool Anglican Cathedral. A group tour at 1.00pm
Cost £5pp. Contact Ann Ormesher on 505637
Tue Apr 7thFine DiningAt the L20 restaurant at the Hugh Baird college post code L20 7BL.
Two courses £11.50
Menu choices and desposit of£10 required . See Val or phone 224035
Tue Apr 14thMeetingCancelled due to Coronavirus

Quiz 40's, 50's and 60's

A general knowledge quiz covering events, music, books, sport et al concentrating on the decades of 1940, 1950 and 1960.
Small prizes, teams of up to eight at a table.
Fri Apr 17thWine tasting groupCocktail Night
17th April £20 maximum 12 people 6.30pm at Churchtown Deli
Locally distilled whiskey, gin and rum by Phillip,
Learn about the process, taste the product and then cocktails mixed by Phillip and his wife.
Tue Apr 21stLocal historyPlanning meeting
at Eileens house at 1:30 pm please note the change of date from March .
Thu Apr 30thGardeningPresentation of Fuschias
Victoria Methodist Church Hall, Sussex Road
2pm cost £3
May 2020
Tue May 12thMeetingCancelled due to Corona virus
Phillip Caine
Raconteur and author of Jack Castle series of novels
Thu May 21stGardeningWalking Treasure Trail
Kings Gardens at 2.00pm
Further details nearer the date.
Thu May 21stLocal historyInvited to join in with the gardening group to go on the historical and puzzle trail of kings gardens formulated by our very own Peter and Rosemary .
Fri May 22ndWine tasting groupChurchtown Deli
Three reds and three whites and canapés £15per person
Start at 6.30pm
Sat May 23rdTheatreDial M for murder - fully booked
Sat May 30thGardeningInternational Orchid Show
Conference Centre on the Promenade
June 2020
Sun Jun 7thGardeningCoach Outing
To Sue Makin's Garden in Cheshire. Lunch to be arranged. Cost approx. £23 plus lunch. 9.30am start.
Tue Jun 9thMeetingBarry Morris

Lusitania!
This talk whilst relating to the sinking of this magnificent ship is also a record of the first “ grand floating hotel” of the. 20th century. It was a Cunard liner that set the pattern for the way that cruise ships would be in the years to come......
Thu Jun 11thGardeningCrabtree Cottage
A visit to a beautiful garden at Crabtree Cottage,Burscough.
Fri Jun 12thWine tasting groupChocolates and Wine
June 12th / 19th(TBC) £15 maximum 14 people 6.30pm at Churchtown Deli
Home made chocolates matched with wines what more could you want?
These chocolates can’t be bought except in specialist shops. He won’t go into mass production despite being approached by major supermarkets, made locally in Southport
Tue Jun 16thWine tasting groupBoulevard West
Three whites three reds, cheese and biscuits and a very convivial host. Come along and learn, test your tastebuds and have fun. Brian opens up especially for us so please try and support if you can.
Tuesdays 7 pm. £15
Tue Jun 16thLocal historySouthport Pier
we will meet at Southport Pier at 2 pm with our own Harold, who will inform us of the history of Southport Pier with a well deserved drink in the café at the end of the pier.
July 2020
Wed Jul 1stGardeningGardener's Evening
St Cuthberts Church Hall.
Tue Jul 14thMeetingAppleby Bridge Meteorite
Russell Parry FRSPH
Russell has presented his talk to many astronomical societies, groups , museums and events, and has been featured on several tv and radio programmes.
Thu Jul 16thGardeningNora's Garden
New to us, come and visit this hidden treasure.
3 Leamington Avenue, Ainsdale.
Fri Jul 24thWine tasting groupChurchtown Deli
Three reds and three whites and canapés £15per person
Start at 6.30pm
August 2020
Thu Aug 13thGardeningKim's Garden
A visit to Kim's garedn. 14 Silverthorne Drive.
Tue Aug 18thMeetingStrawberry cream tea
Thu Aug 20thGardeningSouthport Flower Show
20th to the 23rd at Victoria Park.
September 2020
Tue Sep 8thMeetingJosephine Morris

The Art of Chocolate making
Josie will be demonstrating the arts and will also be bringing along some of her goodies to buy. Never too early to start Christmas shopping!......
Tue Sep 15thWine tasting groupBoulevard West
Three whites three reds, cheese and biscuits and a very convivial host. Come along and learn, test your tastebuds and have fun. Brian opens up especially for us so please try and support if you can.
Tuesdays 7 pm. £15
Tue Sep 15thLocal historyLord Street Historical Guide
there will be a history of Lord Street walking tour which will be led by a professional guide .
October 2020
Tue Oct 13thMeetingGhosts and Other Things
Tue Oct 20thLocal historyplanning meeting at 1:30 pm at Eileen's house
Fri Oct 23rdWine tasting groupChurchtown Deli
Three reds and three whites and canapés £15per person
Start at 6.30pm
November 2020
Tue Nov 10thMeetingJoanne Halliwell
by specific request

Betsy the housekeeper
Come along and hear all about the goings on, both above and below stairs. Betsy has been promoted so what a lot more she will have to say.
Tue Nov 17thWine tasting groupBoulevard West
Three whites three reds, cheese and biscuits and a very convivial host. Come along and learn, test your tastebuds and have fun. Brian opens up especially for us so please try and support if you can.
Tuesdays 7 pm. £15
Thu Nov 19thGardeningPlanning Meeting
plan events for 2021 and Quiz.
Victoria Methodist Chuech Hall , Sussex Road.
December 2020
Thu Dec 3rdGardeningXmas Event
Do it Yourself festive Garland making, and refreshements.
January 2021
Tue Jan 12thMeetingAGM and group leaders showcase .
February 2021
Tue Feb 9thMeetingBy request
A talk entitled Tax, Care, and Toy Boys led by Co-op estate planning.
March 2021
Tue Mar 9thMeetingThrough the Garden Gate
A Light hearted and entertaining illustrated talk by Margaret and Geoff Fletcher from the national garden scheme