Regular Users

Groups which regularly use our facilities are listed below. Please click the + sign next to the name (or just click the name) to find out more about each activity. Although most groups operate on a regular basis, you are encouraged to contact the organiser before attending.

(October to April)

For church and non-church men and women. Fortnightly meetings on Monday evenings with guest speakers etc.

Contact: Catriona Fenwick 0191 252 9913

Tuesday 1.30 – 3.30 pm

Contact: Mr Gordon Highmoor 2811116

Sunday 1.30 pm to 6.30 pm

Contact: Vicky 0191 265 0009


9.30 am to noon

Contact: Eve Graham 0191 252 3681

Fortnightly on Friday afternoons. A social meeting for church and non-church members.

Contact: Paul Hartley 0191 252 8787

(April to October)

Rehearsals, on Monday evenings, start in April for an annual show held in the Church Hall in early October.

For more details, including details of the show and dates, visit the society’s page here or their Facebook page here.

Enables children from 5 to 11 years of age to explore Christian values through the use of drama, craft and story-telling.

The Holiday Club takes place for one week in July attracting upwards of 40 children.

Contact: Joan Blanchfield on 0191 296 1931, or email her at 


Tuesday 10 am to noon

Contact: Lindsay McDougal 01670 735036

Meets monthly on third Monday 1 to 3 pm.

Contact: Gerry Daniels 0191 252 3807

(term time)

Designed to offer children of all ages the opportunity to develop their skills within the performing arts.

Ages 6 yrs to teens  11.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Little Boppers: Ages 2 to 5 yrs  9.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.



(September to May)

Wednesday evening each week.

Contact: Angela Cook 0191 251 5086

Tuesday evening

Contact: Gemma Wilson 07961 958710

Wednesday 1 pm to 4 pm

Contact: Chris Bulloch 0191 252 1179

Thursday 1.30 to 4.00 p.m.

Contact: Mary Christopher 0191 253 1664

Girlguiding for Adults.  Open to all who wish to keep alive the spirit of Guiding.

Meet second Thursday in month for talks and outings.

Contact: Ann Stembridge 0191 252 6168

Singing, dance and acting for ages 7 yrs to 12 yrs

Contact: Jeff Waites 0191 298 0242


Contact: Coordinator 07908 416969

Further details at:

Quiz Team – Monday afternoon – by arrangement

Canasta – Friday afternoon, fortnightly

Bridge – Wednesday afternoon, weekly

Art Group – Thursday morning, weekly

Singing for Pleasure – Thursday morning, fortnightly

Psychology Study Group – Thursday morning, monthly

Natural World – Wednesday afternoon, monthly

Monday and Thursday early evening

Contact: 08457 123 000

Monday and Wednesday 6.00 to 9.30 p.m.

Contact: Sheila Smith 0191 252 8452

Thursday 7.00 to 8.30 p.m.

Contact: Susan Johnson 0191 252 5526