Bensham Grove Community Centre can be found in a wonderful Grade ll listed building in the heart of Gateshead. The building has lots of original Arts and Crafts features and is well worth a visit.
The Centre has been a Community Centre for the people of Bensham for more than 90 years and has all of the usual community groups such as, Parent and Toddlers, Childrens Dance school, Karate Club, Womens Groups special interest groups like; local history, walking, pottery, needlework and lots more. The people who attend the Centre tend to be reflective of the local community and there are groups to be found for a diverse range of ethnic groups and interests.
The Centre is best known for its wide range of Adult Learning Courses which are offerred termly and cover a number of topics but arts and crafts in particular. Details of all of these courses can be found at www.benshamgrove.org.uk
The centre also has rooms and resources for hire, parties, events, conferences and meetings; please ring the Centre on 0191 4336450 for more information. The Centre aims to be compliant with the Councils equal opportunities policy, should users have particular requirements please contact Centre staff.