Northern Stone and Peat Smoke

A stunning exhibition of woodcut prints by artist Anthony Ratcliffe. Anthony has travelled the North and captured the diversity of the environment, how history has shaped the landscape and the creatures that inhabit it.

Kirkby gallery is open Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm, with last entry at 4:30pm. On Saturdays, the gallery is open between 10am and 1pm, with last entry at 12:30pm until the 31st August.

There are self-led visits with activity packs available for schools. Please contact Tina Ball, (Contact details below) for more information. For families, enjoy the ‘Find the Animal’ activity, exploring the artworks to spot the creatures in their natural habitats.

*** This event runs through from 5th June to 31st August but for calendar purposes it is only visible on 1st August as to not clog up the calendar ***

Crosby Beach Clean

Most scheduled beach cleans take place on Sunday mornings, between 10:30am and 12:30pm, meeting on the Promenade below the Crosby Baths to collect equipment and for a short briefing. If it is very wet, meet under the canopy of the Baths.

Wirral Wildlife: New Ferry Butterfly Park Workday

Come and get involved with a busy day of volunteering!

Activities involve Scything around the pond in the morning and Charlie’s field entrance in the afternoon. This is of great benefit to the spring flowers for the next season.

Please bring lunch and sturdy footwear. Tools, training and tea will be provided on the day.

Car and bike parking is available on site, with good public transport links also available.

West Lancashire Wildlife Talk

Monthly meetings take place at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk, which aim to provide a space to learn more about the local area and socialise with like-minded wildlife enthusiasts.

Meetings take place in classroom B003, located within the Business School.

Talks cost £2.50 for non-members, £1.50 for members and Free for Edge Hill Students.

Crosby Beach Clean

*This Beach Clean event takes place on a Saturday* running between 10:30am and 12:30pm. We meet on the promenade below the Crosby Baths to collect equipment and for a short briefing. If it is very wet, meet under the canopy of the Baths.

Have a Field Day

Enjoy your local green space and plan a picnic for Have a Field Day 2019.

In 1934, the first Playing Fields Day was held and in this time Fields in Trust have protected over 2,800 parks and green spaces. Now, on the first Saturday in July, they hold their annual Have a Field Day, championing local parks and green spaces.

Why not organise your own picnic, and connect with your local green space again? They’re amazing for your physical and mental health!