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.

Gentle Yoga Class: 2pm - 3:30pm; 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).

Hartbeeps (10am - 12:30pm); 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: 11:30am - 1:30pm; see bottom of page for details


Fun Little Foodies: 9:30 - 10:30am, 1:30 - 2:30pm, 4-5pm; 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;

Hartbeeps (Cristina - 07553 451588;; [External website])

Craniosacral Therapy (Kate;

Gentle Yoga Class - Suitable for beginners. Please contact the yoga teacher, Jacky Price, if you have any medical conditions - 07709 235215.

Fun Little Foodies (Beth - 07809225569;