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.

Year of Environment Sefton Celebration

Sefton Council’s Green team will be working with the Southport Eco-Centre to stage the 2019 Year of Environment Celebration.

  • Lancashire Wildlife Trust will be on hand to promote the iNaturalist app and Greenspace Challenge.
  • Edge Hill University are bringing a number of exhibits highlighting coastal change on the Sefton Dune System.
  • Green Sefton will be leading walks into the neighbouring Queen’s Jubilee Nature Trail, home to Natterjack Toads, Sand Lizards and Rare Plant Species.
  • Interactive Exhibits for Children, highlighting the Green approach to transport, water and power will be available in the classroom.
  • Who can resist the challenge of ‘Down the Drain’ giant board game, the Recycling Dance Mat or the Fun Room?

*We have a number of spaces for stands, and can provide chairs and tables if needed* Contact John Dempsey on 01519342961 for more information*