Ray Charles treat in Knowle Green

Lunch concert - On Thursday, Jeremy Sassoon on piano and Ben Gray on drums and percussion, will play jazz standards, swing numbers and numbers from Jeremy’s Ray Charles Tribute project. Jeremy is one of the most in-demand artists in the North West while Ben plays with the Hallé and BBC Philharmonic orchestras. To book for the concerts which start at noon and cost £15 including luncheon, tel. on 01254 826948.

Special lunch - Tickets are available for the Memorial Lunch in Knowle Green Village Hall on Sunday, March 6th. Tickets cost £10 including lunch, and can be obtained by phoning 01254 878447. There is also entertainment by The Sue Ryder Girls, but no bar so bring your own drinks.

Open gardens - Calling all local gardeners willing to open their gardens in aid of Knowle Green Village Hall. The bi-annual event is being held over the weekend of July 2nd and 3rd, and is fully insured and attracts many visitors. If you would like to know more about opening your garden to the public, telephone 01254 878447 or visit www.knowlegreen.org.uk for pictures of the last open gardens.

Winter concert - Knowle Green Church is looking forward to a celebration of local talent at its Winter Concert on Saturday, at 7 p.m. in the church. Everyone is welcome.