The following activities take place on a regular basis at our church:


Youth Club on alternate Mondays caters for the age range 9-15. 7pm until 9pm.

Toddler Sense (10am) starting November 6th 2017; see bottom of page for details


Hand in Hand's weekly Activities & Reminisce Club (1:30-3:30pm): This is a club for men and women aged over 65 where they can enjoy the company of others, as well as enjoying a mixed programme of arts & crafts; memories; entertainment; games and quizzes; speakers; outings.

Beavers (5:15pm), Cub Scouts (6:15pm) and Scouts (7:30pm).

Tots Play 9:30am - 12:30pm, from September 26th 2017; see bottom of page for details


10am - 11:30am; Parents & Toddler Group - Term time only. We are a thriving and friendly group, catering for pre-school toddlers. We charge £1.50 for adults plus 50p per child, which covers refreshments and any overheads. Refreshment time is 10:30am, serving health foods e.g. toast, fruit, bread sticks and raisins. The children sit at small tables and chairs in a separate eating area while carers enjoy coffee. There is a variety of toys, books and puzzles. We have craft mornings. Every session ends with singing action songs.

The hall set up for weekly Parents and Toddler Group

Weightwatchers: 1:30pm - 3:30pm starting 6th September 2017; see bottom of page for details


Boxercise: 10am - 11am; see bottom of page for details

Fun Little Foodies: 10am; see bottom of page for details

Yoga Bellies: 7:30pm - 8:30pm; see bottom of page for details


Girls' Brigade (from 6pm) - this is a Global Christian organisation, which runs cool groups for 4-18 year olds. Each group takes part in all sorts of activities that help young people to make new friends; have fun; find out about God; gain awards; and learn new skills.

  • 4- 8s enjoy fun, games and friendship
  • 7-11s excitement, friendship and challenges
  • 10-14s new experiences, lots of laughs and enjoyment
  • 13-18s new opportunities; a space to be 'you'; and action.


For details of Brownies contact Janet Liddell 0191 262 8340.

Bookings by external groups:

The following groups each hire one of the halls in the Simonside Centre for sessions:

Karencraft (07963 773227;

Weightwatchers (Hayley - 07470 191665;

Toddler Sense (Lisa - 07775 188501; Website (external link)

Tots Play (Michelle - 07854 298918; (external link)

Boxercise (Caroline - 07891 909718;

Yoga Bellies (Juliette - 07952 439150;

Fun Little Foodies (; Website (external link)