What’s on

We have set up some fantastic new virtual group activities and are adding more very soon. These are all delivered via MS Teams Guide to Download MS Teams and are available to anyone living or working in County Durham who wants to join in. Why not join in and you might make some new friends, learn new skills, have a laugh or just keep yourself busy during lockdown.

Virtual Groups can Include:

  • Box Fitness
  • Singing for Health
  • Craft and Chat
  • Mindset Matters: How we think affects how we feel
  • Eat Wise
  • Seated Exercise

If there’s anything else of interest please let us know by using the contact us button above

Click on the Virtual Events tab below to see the calendar, click on the title of the activity to see more information and booking details

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Events in East Durham

Event Event Venue Event Team Further information Time Date
November 2022

Stroke Support Group

A friendly group offering people who have experienced a stroke a chance to meet and share experiences.  Meets fortnightly.

Healthworks, Paradise Lane, Easington Colliery, County Durham SR8 3EX

Healthworks Reception

0191 372 8710

1:30pm - 3:30pm

Monday 28 November

Dance A Size

Dance a Size is a low/medium impact dance/aerobics class to music… suitable for all abilities (even seated).

Seaham Youth Centre, Strangford Rd, Seaham SR7 8QE

Jules Howe

Sharon 0191 581 2426

10am-11am

Monday 28 November

MS Support Group

A friendly group offering people with MS a chance to meet and share experiences.  Meets fortnightly.    

Healthworks, Paradise Lane, Easington Colliery, County Durham SR8 3EX

Healthworks Reception – 0191 372 8710

 

10:30am-12:30pm

Tuesday 29 November

Eatwise

Healthy eating isn’t about calorie counting, elimination diets or expensive ingredients….It’s real ingredients and wiser food choices. Join like-minded people to socialise and share...

Seaham Youth & community Centre, Strangford Road. Seaham. SR7 8QE

 

Samantha Lindsay

Call Healthworks 0191 372 8710 for information

10am-11.30am

Tuesday 29 November

Artworks

Are you interested in having fun and learning or improving your art skills?  Why not come along to our friendly group, all abilities welcome. ...

Healthworks, Paradise Lane, Easington Colliery, County Durham SR8 3EX

Healthworks Reception – 0191 372 8710

 

12.30pm-4pm

Wednesday 30 November

December 2022

Eatwise

Healthy eating isn’t about calorie counting, elimination diets or expensive ingredients….It’s real ingredients and wiser food choices. Join like-minded people to socialise and share...

East Durham Trust, Community House, Yoden Rd, Peterlee SR8 5DP

 

Corinne Coull

Call Healthworks 0191 372 8710 for information

9.30am-11am

Friday 02 December

Artworks

Are you interested in having fun and learning or improving your art skills?  Why not come along to our friendly group, all abilities welcome. ...

Healthworks, Paradise Lane, Easington Colliery, County Durham SR8 3EX

Healthworks Reception – 0191 372 8710

 

12.30pm-4pm

Wednesday 07 December

Diabetes Support Group

A friendly group offering people with diabetes a chance to meet and share experiences.  Meets Thursday on a monthly basis.

Healthworks, Paradise Lane, Easington Colliery, County Durham SR8 3EX

Healthworks Reception

0191 372 8710

1:30pm-3pm

Thursday 08 December

Eatwise

Healthy eating isn’t about calorie counting, elimination diets or expensive ingredients….It’s real ingredients and wiser food choices. Join like-minded people to socialise and share...

East Durham Trust, Community House, Yoden Rd, Peterlee SR8 5DP

 

Corinne Coull

Call Healthworks 0191 372 8710 for information

9.30am-11am

Friday 09 December

Winter Woolies

Doors are open at Healthworks. Take part in helping communities stay warm and dry as temperatures drop.  We have a range of warm winter...

Healthworks, Paradise Lane, Easington Colliery, Peterlee, SR8 3EX

Healthworks

Healthworks 0191 372 8710

8:30am-4pm

Monday 12 December

Artworks

Are you interested in having fun and learning or improving your art skills?  Why not come along to our friendly group, all abilities welcome. ...

Healthworks, Paradise Lane, Easington Colliery, County Durham SR8 3EX

 

 

Further Info – Healthworks Reception – 0191 372 8710

12.30pm-4pm

Wednesday 14 December

Artworks

Are you interested in having fun and learning or improving your art skills?  Why not come along to our friendly group, all abilities welcome. ...

Healthworks, Paradise Lane, Easington Colliery, County Durham SR8 3EX

Further Info – Healthworks Reception – 0191 372 8710

 

12.30pm-4pm

Wednesday 21 December

Events in South West Durham

Event Event Venue Event Team Further information Time Date
November 2022

Christmas Group

Join us for a FREE, fun session making simple Christmas Crafts and other activities to help you have a good Christmas Crafts and other...

Chilton Town Hall, Hutton House, Durham Road, Chilton, Ferryhill, County Durham. DL17 0HE

Well Being For Life

Nikki Williams tel: 07342 710886 Places are limited – call NIcola Williams  to secure a place

10:30am - 12:30pm

Monday 28 November

Dementia Cafe

Friendly small group for people with early dementia and their carers/ friends. Refreshments and activities Starting 21st Nov @ 1 pm for 6 weeks @ PCP Places...

Ritson Room, PCP, Carers way, Newton Aycliffe. County Durham. DL5 4SF

Well Being For Life

Tina Irving tel: 07826 869085. Places are limited so please contact Tina to secure a place.

13:00pm - 14:30pm

Monday 28 November

Afterwise drop in

The ‘Drop in’ is for clients who have completed the ‘Eatwise’ programme who would like to drop in for mini health checks, hot drink...

Newcastle Building Society, 15 Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland. County Durham. DL14 7HE

Well Being For Life

Bethany Holly tel: 07901 113009

14:00pm - 15:00pm

Tuesday 29 November

Christmas Group at ‘The Ark.’

Join us for a FREE, fun session making simple Christmas Craft sand other activities to help you have a good Christmas. Places are limited. Places...

‘The Ark’ Manor Road, St Helen Auckland, Bishop Auckland. County Durham. DL14 9EN

Well Being For Life

Bethany Holly – tel; 07901 113009

12:30pm - 14:30pm

Wednesday 30 November

December 2022

Winter Wellbeing Breakfast Club

Breakfast with a warm drink & chat  drink is available between 10:00am and 12:00pm. Open door, all welcome.

Bishop Auckland Baptist Church, 22 Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland. DL14 6AH

Well Being For Life

For further information please telephone Nicola Williams: 07342 710886

10:00am - 12:00pm

Thursday 01 December

Winter Wellbeing Warm Space

Join us in a warm space and enjoy a soup and a roll with refreshments all on us.  Activities available or just a quiet...

Chilton Town Hall, Hutton House, Durham Road, Chilton. County Durham. DL17 0HE

Well Being For Life

Tina Irving tel: 07826 869085 for further information

13:00pm - 14:00pm

Thursday 01 December

Winter Warmer Tea Club

The group is for families, letters to Santa, make decorations/Christmas cards. A visit from Santa. Refreshments included. Places are limited so booking is required. Please...

Dean Bank Literacy Institute, St Cuthbert’s Terrace, Ferryhiil, County Durham. DL7 8PP

Well being For Life

Please contact Tina Irving – 07826 869085

15:30pm - 16:30pm

Thursday 01 December

Eatwise

Healthy eating isn’t about calorie counting, elimination diets or expensive ingredients…It’s real ingredients and wiser food choices. Join like-minded people to socialise and share...

Dean Bank Institute, St Cuthbert’s Terrace, Ferryhill County Durham. DL17 8PP

Well Being For Life

Martin Jones, tel; 07874 871599

10:00am - 12:00pm

Friday 02 December

Christmas group

Join us for a FREE, fun session making simple Christmas Crafts and other activities to help you have a good Christmas. Places are limited,...

Coundon & Leeholme Community Centre, Leeholme Road, Leeholme. County Durham. DL14 8HN

Well Being For Life

Jules Howe – 07809 342192 to book your place.

Jack Williamson

10:30am - 12:30pm

Friday 02 December

Eatwise at St Paul’s Church, Spennymoor.

Healthy eating isn’t about calorie counting, elimination diets or expensive ingredients…It’s real ingredients and wiser food choices. Join like-minded people to socialise and share...

St Paul’s Church, Whitworth Terrace, Spennymoor. County Durham. DL16 7SG

Well Being For Life

For further information please contact Catherine Nicholson tel 07842 307879

10:00am - 12:00pm

Tuesday 06 December

Events in North Durham

Event Event Venue Event Team Further information Time Date
November 2022

Eatwise Group

Healthy eating isn’t just about calorie counting, elimination diets or expensive ingredients…It’s real ingredients and wiser food choices. Join like-minded people to socialise and...

The Venue, Community Centre, Wear Road, Stanley, Co Durham, DH9 6AH

Tammy Parke - 07917 133 650

Group runs weekly on Mondays from  07/11/2022 until 19/12/2022, and then  09/01/2023 until 27/02/2023. (No sessions 26th Dec & 2nd Jan)

10:00am until 11:30am

Monday 28 November

Winter Wellbeing

Join us for some festive Well-being over 4 weeks. Try out some self care techniques and discover the gift of giving…….make gifts, learn skills,...

UTASS, 9-11 Chapel Row, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Barnard Castle, Co Durham, DL12 0SN

Nicole Martin - 07827 231 131
Ellie Dhiman - 07827 982 462

Group will be running for 4 weeks from 15th November until 5th December

10am until 12pm

Tuesday 29 November

Practical Cooking Group

This Practical Cookery course is designed to offer development of practical skills and understanding ingredients in food preparation and cookery. Pupils will learn food preparation...

St Stephen’s Community Centre (South Stanley Partnership), Hollyhill Gardens Estate, Stanley, Co Durham, DH9 6PG

Wendy Scofield-Marlowe - 07825 196 656

Group will be starting on 09/11/22 until 30/11/22 – (4 sessions)

09:30am until 11:30am

Wednesday 30 November

Winter Wellbeing

Join us for some festive Well-being. Try out some soup making demonstrating/tasting /Christmas Crafting, making mocktails/mulled wine/hand scrubs demonstrating and take away.    

New Brancepeth Village Hall,17 Rock Terrace, New Brancepeth, Durham DH7 7EP

Tracy Hammell - 07342 710 887

The group runs weekly from Wednesday 16th November until 7th December (4 sessions)

1pm until 3pm

Wednesday 30 November

December 2022

Eatwise Group

Healthy eating isn’t just about calorie counting, elimination diets or expensive ingredients…It’s real ingredients and wiser food choices. Join like-minded people to socialise and...

North Road Methodist Church, North Road, Durham DH1 4SG

Julie Stobbart - 07717 320074

Group starts Thursday 3rd November and runs for 6 weeks up to 8th December.

1.00pm until 3.00pm

Thursday 01 December

Cooking on a Budget

Are you worried about rising energy and food costs? Come and join us for tips and support on meal planning, shopping to a budget,...

Believe Housing Community Hub, Dovedale Avenue, Sunnybrow, CROOK, County Durham, DL15 0XD

Nicole Martin - 0782 723 1131

Starts Wednesday 9th November and runs for 5 weeks to 7th December.

12:30 - 14:30

Thursday 01 December

Winter Wellbeing

Join us for some festive Well-being. Try out some soup making demonstrating/tasting /Christmas Crafting, making mocktails/mulled wine/hand scrubs demonstrating and take away.

Glenroyd House, Medomsley Road, Consett, DH8 5HL

Tracy Hammell - 07342 710 887

The group runs weekly from Thursday 17th November until 8th December (4 sessions)

09:30 -11:30am

Thursday 01 December

Winter Wellbeing Event

This event will involve Christmas lunch on a budget in the morning following Christmas craft activities in the afternoon.

Pelton Community Centre,  Front St, Chester-le-Street, Co Durham,  DH2 1DE

Wendy Scofield- Marlowe - 07825 196 656

One day event

10am until 2pm

Wednesday 07 December

January 2023

Eatwise & Exercise

Healthy eating isn’t just about calorie counting, elimination diets or expensive ingredients…It’s real ingredients and wiser food choices. These sessions will also be paired...

The Venue, Community Centre, Wear Rd, Stanley, County Durham DH9 6AH

Sam Myers - 0790 110 3803

This group runs on Wednesdays from 18th January for 8 weeks to the 15th March 2023. (No session on Feb 22nd)

18:00 to 20:00

Wednesday 18 January