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Saturday 7.30pm Tim

Carl Howard takes the lead role in the play "Tim - an ordinary boy" by Steve Regan about Colin Parry...


Art on the Promenade

A special feature of the Festival is Art on the Prom along the the Hoylake promenade,


Margaret Ransome

Margaret Ransome is this year's feature artist at Art in the Parade. Margaret is celebrated for her beautiful still life paintings in pastels.



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Saturday 2.00pm

Wirral Ukulele Orchestra

A popular return to the festival for another scintillating performance

Saturday 7.30pm Wirral Symphonic Wind Band

Summer Pops to delight lovers of classical and light classical music.

Don't miss!

A great day of Art on the Promenade and the BSide the CSide Show  13th July 2014

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We launch this year's ground breaking Art Programme with a beautiful - though tongue in cheek - image taken a few days ago at Hoylake's Red Rocks: "Hoylake - an alternative Place"!

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Katriana Gillanders is the winner

of our first ever music competition. Check the music and photography competition results, out now!

Poetry results coming shortly!

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The delightful Pagoda Chinese Youth Orchestra will open the day'a entertainment offering a taste of “world music”.


Lormac productions will bring us a community singalong version of the Pirates of Penzance with the Frank Lund “Grace Darling” Art installation as a backdrop. Unmissable!

Bring the children - dress up as pirates or policemen and join in the battles.


1245    Chinese Liverpool Pagoda Youth Orchestra

1350    G&S Pirates of Penzance

14.40    Casey Cunningham

15.00    Saxophone Ensemble

15.20    Matty H

15.40    Jodie Schofield

16.00   Pacific Swingers

16.20    Mark Pountney

16.20    Night & Days

16.40    West Kirby Rock Choir

17.00    End


Times are approximate. The Festival is grateful to the Wirral Youth Theatre for technical support.

Ticketed events still to come!

There have been some great shows this week - here are the last few chances to enjoy what the Festival has to offer!

Harry Hill and Mike McCartney join forces at a reception in Hoylake to launch a display of some works from Harry Hill's My Hobby exhibition on 26 June.

It's all over for 2014  - thank you everyone who attended, performed, volunteered at this year's festival. Check the photos on our Flickr pages  ... and watch out for news about

Wirral Festival of Firsts 2015

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Saturday 7.30pm C-City and Friends

Join C-City, the Dave Gilbertson Saxophone Ensemble and Caitlin Edwards for something really different in a musical show that will highlight the renowned jazz musician Martin Smith and his exciting new project 'WEAVE'

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