EVENTS

Below you will find events organised by This Week, Regular Weekly Events, Regular Monthly Events, and Coming Soon.

The church hall is now open again for hire. Please see the Hall and Church Hire page at this link for more details, or contact the parish office.

THIS WEEK

St George’s Pantomime: the event of the year no doubt! The Prince, the Pauper, the Princess, and the Peas (a new Rutt/Laidler/Hatt/Cappleman/Tan play) will be performed on Friday 9th February at 7.30pm, and Saturday 10th February at 3pm and 7.30pm. Tickets are available from the Parish Office, various cast members, or just turn up and pay on the door – £5 including refreshments at the interval.

Collection for Children North East: We are trying to fill the box (back of church by the north door) by 11 February with knitted and bought items to include baby formula and larger sized nappies. CNE Wish List available at the back of church and here.

COMING SOON

Book Group: Wednesday 14th February, 7.30pm in the Winskell Room. The book is The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell.

For your diary

REGULAR WEEKLY EVENTS

Mondays

Little Saints, 2.00-4.00pm in the church hall, every week except bank holidays. For babies/toddlers and their parents/carers; there is no charge and all are welcome.

Beavers (6-8 years), 6.00-7.00pm in the church hall. If you would like to volunteer to help lead Beavers, please get in touch via the Parish Office.

Scouts (10.5-14 years), 7.15-8.45pm in the church hall (except for the third Monday of the month).

Tuesdays

Drop in – Fourat Duggan, 10.00am-12.00pm: Fourat will be at church on Tuesday and Friday mornings to see anyone who needs assistance/support whilst resident at the New Northumbria Hotel. St George’s will offer support, as far as is possible, to Fourat with her efforts to help those in life-changing times whilst at the hotel in Jesmond. Mobile: 07587608897.

Tuesday Group, 9.30am-12.00pm: Meets each week for gardening, maintenance and general DIY to the buildings and grounds. New volunteers always welcome. Coffee break at 10.30am!

Newcastle Concert Band, 7.30-9.30pm: Please see their Facebook page for more information.

Wednesdays

Prayers for Sick and other concerns. Wednesdays, 10am, at the home of Mike Oswald. Please contact the parish office if you’d like to join.

Physio Support Group, 2.30-4.00pm: This began as a group for older people who may have been isolated during the pandemic. Followed by a cup of tea or coffee!

Cubs (8-10.5 years), 5.30-6.45pm in the church hall.

Tai Chi, 7.15-8.45pm: click here for more details.

Thursdays

Little Kickers, 9.30-11am: children’s football, in the church hall. Please see their website for more information and to sign up.

Junior Choir Practice, 4.30-5.15pm in church.

Choir Practice, 7.00-8.15pm in church.

Fridays

Drop in – Fourat Duggan, 10.00am-12.00pm. Details as for Tuesdays.

Friday Café, 10.00am-12.00pm: tea, coffee, and a selection of delicious cakes in the Church Hall. Visitors living with dementia are especially welcome.

Sing & Socialise, 11.00am-12.00pm: meets in the Church Hall in the Middleton Room. All welcome – no skill required! Again, those living with dementia are especially welcome.

Bellringing practice, 7.30-9.00pm in the tower.

Saturdays

Rugby Minis, tag rugby sessions for ages 18m-5 years. 9.00am-11.20am (exact time of session depends on age group). More info on their website here.

REGULAR MONTHLY EVENTS

Virtual Parish Coffee, online every first Wednesday of the month at 10.00am. Contact the Parish Office for details on how to join.

Book Group: the next meeting is on Wednesday 21st February, 7.30pm in the Winskell Room. The book will be The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell.

Parish Walk: first Saturday of the month (usually). See above for details.

Cycle Group: next date to follow. Meet outside the church hall for 10am. All abilities welcome, main roads avoided, coffee stop usually included!

For further details on any of these events, please contact the Parish Office on weekdays, 9.45am-12.45pm. 0191 281 1659 or office@stgeorgesjesmond.org.uk.

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