Weekend Guide

Have a lovely weekend. Here is a selection of events taking place across the Borough


Newton Town Show. Prepare to be amazed when the Newton Town Show returns to Mesnes Park. Highlights of this year’s event include a motorbike display team, thrilling helicopter tours, a spectacular parachute display, the traditional tug o’ war –and military action through firing displays by Royal Artillery 103 Regiment and a First World War battle re-enactment. 11Am to 5pm. Newton Town Show

Family fun day in aid of st helens uniform bank and swap shop. Gerard Arms, Dentons Green. 2pm.

Clock Face Summer Fair. Midday onwards. Clock Face Pub and Restaurant, 408 Clock Face Road.

Family Fun Day. 11:30am to 2:30pm. St Mary’s Market

Connoisseur Ales Open Day. Midday to 10pm. Basement of Wolverhampton House, Church Street. Connoisseur Ales Brewery & Tasting Rooms

Ruskin Beer Festival. Midday til 11pm. Pavilion Bar, Ruskin Drive sportsground, ruskin drive, wa10 6rp.

Brookfest Music Festival. £10. Starts at Midday. Blackbrook rugby club

Ship Inn – Paper Mountains 9pm

Breeze Bar – Salander 9.30pm

St Helens Open Art Exhibition. This year’s exhibition is bigger and better than ever. The Open Art competition aims to encourage and support local artists of all abilities, as well as promoting excellence, talent and creativity within the borough. The end result and is a showcase of artworks of all mediums from fine art, photography, video, sculpture and much more! This exhibition is not to be missed. All galleries at The World Of Glass

Summer Beach. Complete with a large beach area for youngsters to tackle with their buckets and spades – and a fantastic children’s funfair. 10:00am – 4:00pm.


A new weekly Sunday Market at Haydock Park Racecourse kicks off today. 9am – 4pm. Features a wide range of stalls offering a whole range of quality goods for great prices from food, clothes, furniture, garden plants, crafts, household goods & much, much more! Children’s entertainment and food & drink outlets will also feature in this new weekly market. The weekly Sunday Market will provide free entrance and free parking.

Summer Fair At Holiday Inn Haydock. Calling all mums and dads save Sunday 6th August in your diaries and come along to our Summer Fair at Holiday Inn Haydock M6 J23! There will be inflatables, games and plenty more to keep everyone happy and best of all, it’s FREE! Midday to 4pm. Holiday Inn

Craft/Table-Top Sales at Mansion house. 12 Noon- 4pm with a fantastic range of gift ideas, things to brighten up your home, or to pamper yourself with!

Midland Marques of Yesteryear
Celebrating the great days of the West Midlands motor industry, restored Midlands-made classic cars from the 1930s through to the British Leyland and Rover era. Visiting Midlands-made cars welcome, email geoffn@nwmort.co.uk or call 01744 451681. North West Museum Of Road Transport 11am to 4pm.

Ralph’s Indie Music Radio Show. 25 tracks of the best unsigned UK indie music plus Ralph’s Top 10. Radio KC 5-7pm. http://rkc.noip.me/

The Junction, Rainford – Acoustic jam night. Acoustic Jam Session Late afternoon/Early evening drift in from 6.00 onwards for a gathering of assorted artists for practice and bonding – in the best musical sense of the word.

The Junction, Rainford – Wooden Horse Folk Club, 8.30pm Every Sunday Excl. Bank. Hols. Upstairs -small charge.


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