ARE you running an event in St Helens or the surrounding area and want people to know about it?

Then we can help, as we have teamed up with events experts Evvnt to showcase your local listings in the St Helens Star.

Not only can you advertise an event on our website and in our newspaper, it will also feature in hundreds of other locations across the web.

Whether you want to advertise a gig, festival, sports session or even a jumble sale, you can do it on our new what’s on events calendar.

St Helens Star:

St Helens Theatre Royal is one of the major venues in the town

You can submit your event for free and it will sit on your local website along with a listing.

Premium options are also available to have your event featured more prominently on the site and our newspaper’s events page.

Morgan Stevenson, digital transformation director for Newsquest, the parent company of the St Helens Star, said: “We are excited to be partnering with Evvnt to power our local events offering.

“Evvnt replace traditional event calendars with a dynamic event marketing automation platform which syndicates events content to multiple sites and calendars.

“These exciting features are perfect to support our communities as we continue through the pandemic in order to safely enjoy what’s going on on locally.”

To promote your event, head to, click on ‘what’s on’ at the top and then ‘local events’.

Next, click on the ‘promote your event’ button on the top right and then you can add your details directly to the events calendar.

Take a look at our new events homepage by visiting

For those who want more than the free listing there is a one-off premium plan, or you can select one of the monthly subscription plans which are discounted up to 50 per cent for those with regular events schedules.

Enhanced listings receive in-depth stats and results, with revenue and click-tracking from your own event dashboard.

Premium event marketing includes:

- Event syndication to listing sites, calendars, and targeted music sites to get your event maximum exposure

- Search engine optimisation to ensure your event shows up everywhere your attendees are looking, especially on Google

- Detailed reporting with information on-site traffic and click-throughs to your links. You can see exactly where your attendees came from and how much revenue has been driven from each listing site.

Pricing is tailored to the event and your needs.