Thursday 29th August 2019

I Heart Thursdays: Kitty’s Pick N’ Mix Scratch Night

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August's I Heart Thursdays event will take the form of a scratch night hosted by the fabulous Kitty O'Shea!


Thursday 29th August 8:00 pm  —  11:00 pm


Phoenix Plant Based Eatery

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Kitty kindly requests the company of lovely locals and friendly foreigners alike. She wants to know what you’ve been up to this fine summer and will be taking tips on surviving the menopause with a smile. 

Have a nosey at some new performances (find info on performers below), a good old natter and maybe even a sing along to boot!

I Heart Thursdays is a series of regular St Helens social get togethers to bring us all a little closer, it’s a chance for artist to meet audience, creatives to engage with communities. With no script and no agenda nothing is off limits, and anything could happen! Expect talks, screenings, dinners and just about everything in between! Why are our artists compelled to produce the work they do? What are the processes they harness in its creation? And what do we, the audience, really think of it all anyway?


Phoenix Plant Based Eatery is wheelchair accessible

Soft drinks, tea, coffee and cake available to buy; bring your own booze if you fancy a tipple.

Performances 8.30pm onwards

This is a free event but please book here via Eventbrite as capacity is limited. 

Photo credit: Stephen King


Taking to the stage at Kitty O’ Shea’s Pick N Mix on Thursday 29th August will be:

Claire Glover

Hardly a usual scratch night performer, singer-songwriter Claire has been singing for 35 years. Claire sings her own material as well as songs by female singer- songwriters including Karen Carpenter, Amy Winehouse and Stevie Nicks. Claire’s most recent claim to fame was singing with Steve Harley (of the Cockney Rebel) on his 2018 tour.






Matt Wilcock 

Playing the first handpan to be made in the North West of England, Matt Wilcock sets out to sooth your soul.

Lynn Gerrard

Lynn is a St Helens based poet, writer, serial worrier, author of Darkness & Decadence, Musings & Mischief, Whisperings & Wonderings. 

Image credit: Wallace Publishing 





Simon Cousins

Simon is a singer – songwriter whose lyrics are based around the poetic themes of Love, Laughter, Lullaby and Lament. 

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