Sunday 5th September

1pm – 5pm

Picnic on the Green, a free event on Ainsdale Village Green:

Music on stage

Bring your own picnic, gazebo, chairs, drink plus family & friends 😀

Local organisations can have a stall (Please call to discuss your requirements).

Leave not a trace, whatever you bring please take away!

Details to follow here shortly.

‘Arested: not charged’ From Bowie to Beatles and Eagles to Queen the eclectic mix of cover songs and original material performed by Dave Walker (acoustic guitar) and Mike Rimmer (electric bass) offers something for everyone, drawing on their experience playing in Rock, Pop, Folk, Blues, 60s, Country, Punk and New Wave bands.

‘Rhyming With Orange’ (RWO) are a 4 piece band from Southport and Crosby who describe themselves as ‘acoustic rock with a folky citrus zest!’ The band is equally adept at playing driving acoustic rock and playing sets with minimum percussion as the venue/ event/ occasion requires.
Musical influences include The Kinks; Fairport Convention; Fleetwood Mac whilst retaining their own unique sound.
Playing a mixture of original material and cover versions the RWO have headlined numerous festivals and venues throughout the north-west and released their first CD EP of original material, ‘Eye Games’, in 2020, to positive worldwide reviews, raising money for 2 mental health charities.

Grateful Freds Ukelear Deterrent are a band who play and sing all kinds of music everything from folk and country to pop classics.

Restless Angels “Female fronted multi genre band will be performing some lively crowd pleasing covers to close the event” – or similar if we’re not closing it.


Untrained Melody play a great range folk jazz and blues music everything from Bob Dylan to Bob Marley.  

Ukulele Buddies has the aim of bringing people together to want to play ukulele, sing and perform locally across Southport and the surrounding areas.

We meet at Edda Library in Ainsdale on a weekly basis on Tuesday evenings.

You can follow us on our Facebook page @ukulelebuddies and our Youtube channel ‘Ukulele Buddies’ where you will find cover versions, play along videos and live performances.  If you are interested in learning to play the ukulele or joining a ukulele group please contact us through Facebook messenger or talk to us after our performance.