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Wine Tasting Evening

Wine Tasting Evening

  A wine tasting evening is to take place at the Wine Rack in Birkdale village on Monday 27th November @ 7.30pm. It will be a Christmas-themed evening run by the experts in the Wine Rack. The evening will commence with Champagne, 7-8 drinks to follow and Port to...

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An Evening of Reminiscence and Song

An Evening of Reminiscence and Song

   Please come to what we hope will be an enjoyable evening for all. Terry Durrance will talk on 'Times Gone By.' The musical score will be by the Wayfarers Barbershop Chorus and Olivia Moss, a young up an coming opera singer.  Olivia will sing both classical and...

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New 200+ Club

New 200+ Club

We've launched the Birkdale Community Hub & Library 200+ club. Please join to make a regular contribution to the project with the possibility of winning cash prizes. There will be 2 x £20 prizes and 1 x £50 per month, plus a big £500 prize per year. Use the link in...

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Afternoon ChariTEA

Afternoon ChariTEA

  Please come and enjoy an afternoon tea with us. Home baking will be yours to enjoy! It is to be held at St.Peter's Parish Centre, St Peter's Road Birkdale PR8 4BY on  30th September 1- 4pm. You can drop in at any time for cake, scone, tea/coffee. Tickets £4 in...

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Local Railway History Evening

Local Railway History Evening

  We are pleased to announce that Keith Hicks, a railway historian, will give a talk on the history of our local Southport and Birkdale railway. Please come and join us as it should prove to be an interesting evening as Keith is very knowledgeable on railway history....

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  • Sat
    01
    Sep
    2018
    1:00 pmSt Peters Parish Centre

    Join us for cakes, tea, coffee, tombola, crafts, bric-a-brac, uekele band and kids games on Saturday 1st September to raise funds for the Station Master's House.

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About the Project

Friends of Birkdale Library became a registered charity in September 2013. When the old Birkdale library site was put out to tender in May 2015 we put in a bid, in conjunction with another agency, to purchase the site. This bid failed but since then we have been looking to find another suitable premises in the Birkdale area. For the past 12 months we have been in negotiations with Merseyrail.

We are now extremely pleased to report to you all that we have been given permission to use the station master’s house at Birkdale station for a library and community hub. The house has been unoccupied for many years so we will need to fund raise, and apply for grants, to bring the building up to modern day standards.We are working closely with a representative from Merseyrail. This project will be for the community by the community. We hope to have the support of our community as this is to benefit us all. We will need more people to help us for fundraising, volunteers and general help. We would like to make use of the railway heritage too as this could be the theme through out the house.

Friends of Birkdale Library will change its name to Birkdale Community Hub and Library at the Station Master’s House. We are very excited about this project as at last we have something that our community can be a part of. If you have any queries or would like to help please let us know via the Contact page.