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

Summer Concert Series: every Friday until 12th July (inclusive), 1-1.45pm. Please click the adjacent image to view the full programme. Admission is FREE with a retiring collection towards the Organ Restoration Project.

A Summer Night with Elvis: Elvis impersonator Gary Jay will be performing the hits at St George’s Church on Friday 24th May; doors open 6.30pm for a 7.30pm start. There will be an interval and refreshments available. Tickets are £10 on the door, from the Parish Office, or via Eventbrite.

COMING SOON

Kids Organ Prom: Wednesday 29 May, 2-3pm, featuring ‘Carnival of the Animals’. Tickets are available on Eventbrite (£10 adults, children FREE) and are selling fast. This year’s organist is YouTube sensation, Jonathan Scott, the only organist appearing at the 2024 BBC Proms.

FOR YOUR DIARY

Christian/Muslim Visit to Pray for Peace: Saturday 8th June, 2.30pm, at St Mary’s Chapel on Reid Park Road. Please note that this event was originally for women and children only, but now extends to men who accompany their families. Refreshments afterwards at the church hall of The Church of The Holy Name.

Book Group: Wednesday 26th June, 7.30pm in the Winskell Room. The book is Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin.

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 (10-14 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 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: meets monthly in the Winskell Room at 7.30pm. See above for details.

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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