Birkdale United Reformed Church

  • Grosvenor Road
  • Birkdale
  • Southport
  • Merseyside
  • PR8 2ET


Church News

Grosvenor Jazz is coming to Birkdale URC!

Every two months, on the last Saturday, we will hold an evening of Jazz and serve it up with a light supper. The first Grosvenor Jazz Night will be on 29th September with another planned for 24th November.See our facebook page for details...

We're not licensed, so bring your own drinks; glasses available.

Trio Nay launching Grosvenor Jazz 29th September!

Trio Nay performs vocal jazz standards and repertoire from the Great American Songbook unapologetically and proudly, as this is such good material! The trio aims to remind people of the quality of these songs and introduce them to those who are unfamiliar with them. Influences come from the great interpreters of this repertoire, particularly Ella Fitzgerald (for example, ‘Love is Here to Stay’ and ‘The Lady is a Tramp’ from the Song Book albums) and more recent artists such as Amy Winehouse (‘Someone to Watch Over Me’ from the Deluxe Edition of Frank). The stripped down nature of a drummerless trio allows the voice to be the featured aspect, with piano solos, the occasional double bass solo and some reharmonisations of familiar songs to add interest.

Starts at 7:30 pm. Entry by ticket only, £10 including a light supper. 

BYOB, glasses available. Numbers limited.

Call Brian on 07817 540 133 to book.

The Glad News:

Sunday, 11th February,  at 3pm we welcomed Pete Rimmer and friends from Bothy Folk Club. A good time was had by all, with plenty of audience participation and we raised over £70 towards the work of the church in the community.

Thanks, Pete, it was a great afternoon!

Cafe Jam came to Birkdale

On 4th February we had Cafe Jam with us for an evening of singing and cake, mountains of it! They said it was one of the best-attended sessions so far. A great time was had by all!

Lunch club celebrated 50 years on September 19th. 

We had a specially decorated cake by Sarah, a talk by Janice, and a toast to the future. Photos here record the event, and also photos from Derek of early days of lunch club. See who you can recognise...

Joyce Poulton50th Anniversary cake

Remember Joyce Poulton? She reigned over the church kitchen for many years, but her colleagues would move mountains for her!

Diners and staff at 50th anniversary

The celebration lunch was enjoyed by church members and visitors from the local area. If you would like to join us for lunch come along! Good value for great food! See the Lunch Club page for details.

Do you recognise these ladies? Can you guess when this was taken?

Past staff picture - When was this?

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Our community is growing fast!  We now have seven groups meeting in our premises.  

They cover art, badminton, fitness and football classes, a fun choir, woodcarvers and our lunch club.

Meet them here...

POPCATS Music Time!!

Popcats times have changed.  These music and movement classes for children from 6 months to 5 years are held in the church hall every Monday from 1:30 to 2:30pm.  The Thursday sessions have finished. Learning and fun are had through music, movement and stories.  Great fun for all!

Call Clare on 07977 402726 or visit her Facebook page.


Diddikicks, fun football coaching classes for kiddies from 18 months to 5 years, has started in the church hall on Saturday mornings. 

Click here to Find them on our Community Groups page

Janice Atfield is organising a 

Julian Prayer Meeting

at 10am on the first Friday of every month.

This is an opportunity to spend 30 minutes in silent prayer.