Birkenhead Priory

Birkenhead Priory – The oldest standing building on Merseyside, Birkenhead Priory encapsulates so much of the town’s history within a small, enclosed site.Founded in 1150, the monks of this Benedictine monastery looked after travellers for nearly 400 years and supervised the first regulated ‘Ferry ‘cross the Mersey’.

Visit The Birkenhead Priory website

Vintage Radio

Vintage Radio –  A community broadcast station manned solely by volunteers.Programmes for the over 50’s and the mature listener. Broadcasting on the internet only.

Visit The Vintage Radio website

Oxton Artists

Oxton Artists – The Oxton Art Fair is a wonderful showcase of art, craft and design from local artists within four of galleries of the Williamson Art Gallery in Birkenhead. Café available and fully accessible.

Visit the Oxton Artists website

Wirral Society of Arts (WSA)

Wirral Society of Arts (WSA) hold an annual open event at the Williamson Museum and Art Gallery on Slatey Road, Birkenhead.

Each artist can submit up to six pieces of work.

Visit the WSA website

WIRRAL U3A (University of the Third Age)

The U3A meet at the Williamson on alternate Mondays in the morning.
A friendly group of people who are no longer in full time employment and wish to carry on learning and being active. At the U3A meetings over a cup of tea or coffee they listen to a variety of interesting and informative speakers. Their activities do not end there as they have lots of interest groups and two walking groups.

For more information visit our website at  or ring 0151 345 1611. Diane Adams (chairman)

Visit Wirral

Wirral Peninsula – perfect for a short break or holiday, with its many attractions, events and festivals. Discover the coast. Discover Wirral.

Art UKArchive

Paintings held by Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

Visit the Art UK Archive of the Williamson Art Gallery

HMS Conway

Website  is dedicated to those Conways who gave their lives in the two world wars and to the nine captain superintendents and a ‘headmaster superintendent’ who gave so many so much. The ship was our wooden mother, they were our stern father.

Visit the Conway Centre website

Wirral History and Heritage Association

Our aim is to bring together individuals and organisations interested in every aspect of Wirral’s heritage and local history in order to promote and encourage an awareness and enjoyment of the peninsula’s unique past.

Visit the Wirral History and Heritage Association website