What’s on

Events Calendar

There are lots of opportunities for you to find out more about how we can help with well being for life in so many different ways.  Why not come along to one of our introduction events to find out more?  Our friendly staff will be happy to have a chat over a cup of tea/coffee and tell you more about our free Wellbeing for Life service. Check out the events in your area, or further information call 0800 8766 887 or email us today.

New details are added regularly to these pages, so please visit often to make sure you don’t miss anything. Even if an event is listed as “closed” please get in touch to find out how you can register or get details of upcoming events in your area.  We are always keen to hear about new groups that people would like to have in their local area so please let us know if you have ideas about what activities could support health and wellbeing where you are.

Ways to Wellbeing

Ways to Wellbeing is a programme which aims to support adults to improve their health and wellbeing. Ways to Wellbeing can help you to access a wide range of opportunities to support your wellbeing, including meeting new people, being more active and learning new skills. Please follow the link below to find out more about Ways to Wellbeing and what group activities they can offer:

http://www.durham.gov.uk/waystowellbeing

Events in East Durham

Event Event Venue Event Team Further information Time Date
April 2020

Stroke Support Group – Cancelled until further notice

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 06 April

Diabetes Support Group – Cancelled until further notice

A friendly group offering people with diabetes a chance to meet and share experiences.  Meets 2nd Thursday of each month.

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

Healthworks Reception
0191 372 8710

1:30-3:00

Thursday 09 April

MS Support Group – Cancelled until further notice

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 14 April

Stroke Support Group – Cancelled until further notice

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 20 April

Fibromyalgia Support Group – Cancelled until further notice

Have you got any questions, do you want an opportunity to chat to others, providing support and sharing experiences in a comfortable environment?  None judgemental.  Takes place the 3rd Tuesday of the month.

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

Healthworks Reception

0191 372 8710

1pm - 3pm

Tuesday 21 April

Friends R Us – Cancelled until further notice

Are you looking to make new friends, talk to other people in a relaxed atmosphere or just get out of the house for some me time? Every other Monday.

 

 

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

Healthworks Reception 0191 372 8710

 

12:30pm-3pm

Monday 27 April

MS Support Group – Cancelled until further notice

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 28 April

May 2020

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 04 May

Friends R Us

Are you looking to make new friends, talk to other people in a relaxed atmosphere or just get out of the house for some me time? Every other Monday.

 

 

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

Healthworks Reception 0191 372 8710

 

12:30pm-3pm

Monday 11 May

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 12 May

Diabetes Support Group – Cancelled until further notice

A friendly group offering people with diabetes a chance to meet and share experiences.  Meets 2nd Thursday of each month

 

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

Healthworks Reception

0191 372 8710

1:30-3:30pm

Thursday 14 May

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 26 May

June 2020

Friends R Us

Are you looking to make new friends, talk to other people in a relaxed atmosphere or just get out of the house for some me time? Every other Monday.

 

 

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

Healthworks Reception 0191 372 8710

 

2:30pm-3pm

Monday 08 June

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 09 June

Diabetes Support Group

A friendly group offering people with diabetes a chance to meet and share experiences.  Meets 2nd Thursday of each month

 

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

 

Healthworks Reception

0191 372 8710

1:30-3:00pm

Thursday 11 June

Friends R Us

Are you looking to make new friends, talk to other people in a relaxed atmosphere or just get out of the house for some me time? Every other Monday.

 

 

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

Healthworks Reception 0191 372 8710

 

12:30pm-3pm

Monday 22 June

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 23 June

July 2020

Friends R Us

Are you looking to make new friends, talk to other people in a relaxed atmosphere or just get out of the house for some me time? Every other Monday.

 

 

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

Healthworks Reception 0191 372 8710

 

12:30pm-3pm

Monday 06 July

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 07 July

Diabetes Support Group

A friendly group offering people with diabetes a chance to meet and share experiences.  Meets 2nd Thursday of each month

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

Healthworks Reception
0191 372 8710

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

1:30-3:00pm

Thursday 09 July

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 21 July

August 2020

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 04 August

Diabetes Support Group

A friendly group offering people with diabetes a chance to meet and share experiences.  Meets 2nd Thursday of each month

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

Healthworks Reception
0191 372 8710

1:30-3:30pm

Thursday 13 August

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 18 August

September 2020

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 01 September

Diabetes Support group

A friendly group offering people with diabetes a chance to meet and share experiences.  Meets 2nd Thursday of each month

Healthworks Reception
0191 372 8710

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

1:30-3:30pm

Friday 11 September

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 15 September

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 September

October 2020

Diabetes Support Group

A friendly group offering people with diabetes a chance to meet and share experiences.  Meets 2nd Thursday of each month

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

Healthworks Reception

0191 372 8710

 

1:00-2:30PM

Thursday 08 October

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 13 October

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 27 October

November 2020

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 10 November

Diabetes Support Group

A friendly group offering people with diabetes a chance to meet and share experiences.  Meets 2nd Thursday of each month

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

Healthworks Reception

0191 372 8710

 

1:30-3:00pm

Thursday 12 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 24 November

December 2020

Diabetes Support Group

A friendly group offering people with diabetes a chance to meet and share experiences.  Meets 2nd Thursday of each month

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



Healthworks Reception
0191 372 8710

1:00-3:30pm

Thursday 10 December

Events in South West Durham

Events in North Durham

Event Event Venue Event Team Further information Time Date
April 2020

Cancer Awareness

There will be information and advice on what to look out for with types of cancer and someone there to answer any questions.

Tanfield View Surgery

6th April 2020

Caroline Seymour

8:30 until 4:00

Monday 06 April

Winter Wellbeing

Come along for some hints, tips and ideas about staying safe at home and how to avoid slips, trips and falls. As well as useful advice and information about staying warm, keeping well and being happy and safe this winter.

Durham City Baptist Church, Edge Court, Sunderland Road, Durham DH1 2JY

Dawn Roe
Laura Bryden
Wendy Scofield Marlowe
Michelle Phillips

07827 981 736

0800 8766 887

Every other Friday for 4 sessions starting on 7th Feb

10:00 - 11:30

Friday 17 April

Eat Wise to Drop a Size

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 the experience.

Tesco, Genesis Way, Consett, DH8 5XP

Wendy Scofield Marlowe

07825 196 656

0800 8766 887

Every Friday for 10 weeks form 17th April

1pm until 3pm

Friday 17 April

Eat Wise to Drop a Size

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 the experience.

Durham Baptist Church, Edge Court, Sunderland Road, Durham, DH1 2JY

Dawn Roe
07827 981 736
0800 8766 887

Every Tuesday for 8 weeks, starting 21st April 2020

7pm until 8:30pm

Tuesday 21 April

Wellbeing Group

Wellbeing for young parents Our sessions are to support relaxation, practical cooking, healthy eating and healthy lifestyle education and pamper sessions.

Community Centre, Laurel Avenue, Gilesgate, Co. Durham, DH1 2EY

Suzanne McClean
07342 710 887

Group is running weekly on a Friday – starting on 31st January for 6 weeks with the exception of 21/02/2020

9:30

Friday 24 April

Wellbeing Group

Covering Stress management, basic diet advice and microwave cooking.

The Sjovoll Centre

Front Street, Pity Me, Durham, DH1 5BZ.

Wendy Scofield Marlowe

07825 196 656

0800 8766 887

Every Monday for 4 weeks up until 24th February with exception of 17th February

10:00 - 11:00

Monday 27 April

X-PERT Diabetes Group

A self-management course for people living with pre-diabetes and either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, whether you have just found out you have diabetes or whether you have been living with it for years. X-PERT provides tools and techniques to help you manage your condition better. A clinical trial has demonstrated that attendance significantly improves health and wellbeing.

Attending the X-PERT Diabetes programme will increase your knowledge skills and understanding of your condition and help you to make lifestyle choices to manage your blood glucose levels more effectively. 

St Patricks Church Hall

Victoria Rd, Consett DH8 5AX

Pearl

01325 342 182

0800 8766 887

Every Monday for 6 weeks from 2nd March

10:00 - 12:30

Monday 27 April

Bridging The Gap

Healthy Lifestyle group for Phase 4 Cardiac Rehab. Advice and support on healthy eating, physical activity and improving your lifestyle. Referral is via Cardiac Rehab

Consett Fire Station, 2 Granary Court, Consett, DH8 6FF

 

Michelle Phillips
07826 884 695

Tuesdays – weekly

12:00 - 13:00

Tuesday 28 April

Bridging The Gap

Healthy Lifestyle group for Phase 4 Cardiac Rehab.

Advice and support on healthy eating, physical activity and improving your lifestyle.

Referral is via Cardiac Rehab

The Venue

Stanley Day Centre, Wear Rd, Stanley DH9 6LU

Laura Bryden

07809 909 364

0800 8766 887

Thursdays – weekly

12:00 - 13:30

Thursday 30 April

Winter Wellbeing

Our sessions are to support you to keep moving, stay warm and boost overall wellbeing over the colder winter months.

We will provide you with top tips for eating well, gentle chair based exercise, singing bingo, fun and games to boost wellbeing. You will also be provided with a FREE goody bag at the end of the last session.

Laurel Avenue Community Centre, Laurel Avenue, Gilesgate DH1 2EY

Dawn Roe
Laura Bryden

07827 981 736

0800 8766 887

Every other Thursday for 6 sessions starting on 30th January

13:00 - 14:30

Thursday 30 April