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13th Gateshead Scouts

Cub Scouts, for young people between the ages of 8 and 10 and 1/2, meet on a Monday evening between 6.30 and 8pm during term time. Pack meetings are a combination of games, team challenges and creative tactivities.

18th Gateshead Boys' Brigade

1st Blaydon Scout Group

1st Blaydon Scout Group is a very popular group located just outside the town centre. We offer young people the chance to take part in Scouting on a weekly basis.

1st Chopwell Scout Group

The Scout Association provides adventurous activities and personal development opportunities for 400,000 young people aged 6-25.In Chopwell we run all three of the Scouting Section on different nights of the week. 

1st Ryton Scout Group

1st Ryton Scout Group is a very popular group located next to Ryton Rugby Club. We offer young people the chance to take part in Scouting on a weekly basis. We have a Beaver Colony, Cub Pack and a Scout Troop – all of which are very popular.

1st Winlaton Scout Group

1st Winlaton Scout Group is a very popular group located next to the community centre in Winlaton. We offer young people the chance to take part in Scouting on a weekly basis.

2 Way Tenancy Solutions CIC

2 Way Tenancy Solutions CIC work with hard to reach residents/individuals who have failed to engage with services, be it housing, health and other support providers.

2nd Crawcrook Scout Group

2nd Crawcrook Scout Group is a very popular group located next to the rising sun in Crawcrook.. We offer young people the chance to take part in Scouting on a weekly basis. We have Cub Pack and Scout Troop – both of which are very popular.

3 Steps Project North East

Our aim is to provide a new approach to the address the continuing situation our fellow neighbour finds him/herself in, sleeping rough on our streets, the effects of mental health resulting in homelessness, drug and alcohol addiction, the plight of r

3rd Gateshead Boys Brigade

Aims/Objectives:  The advancement of Christ's kingdom among boys. Badgework, drill,camping, drama, football etc.

40th Gateshead Scout Group

We are currently recruiting Adult volunteers to restart the Scout Group in Kibblesworth.

5th Birtley Scout Group

7th Gateshead Scouts

We are a very active Scout Group meeting in the centre of Gateshead. We cover the full age range of 6-18 with the following sections; Beaver Scouts Wednesday 5.45p.m. to 7.15p.m. Cub Scouts Thursday 5.45p.m. to 7.15p.m. Scouts Thursday 7.15p.m.

Academy of Music and Sound

The Academy of Music and Sound is a Popular Music college run by musicians for musicians situated on Gateshead High Street.


"Advance is a community based group designed to integrate isolated members of society back into the community through outdoor activities, education & social integration whilst raising self-esteem, confidence & motivation." Advance are a group

Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service - ACAS

Acas stands for Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service. We aim to improve organisations and working life through better employment relations.

Age UK Gateshead

Are you aged 50+? Do you live or work in Gateshead? Then we're here to help you to ‘love later life' and encourage 'living, laughing and learning'.

We do this by:

Air Cadets - 361(Gateshead) Squadron

Youth organisation for air minded young people over 13 years old.

Alive Lunch Club

Lunch provided to guests - who are members - on Thursdays. Volunteer staff. Brings people together to socialise and share a meal. Hugely beneficial to those who take part and much appreciated.

Alzheimer's Society

Our Dementia Support service offers information and practical guidance to help you understand dementia, cope with day to day challenges and prepare for the future.

anchor northbourne care

Offering dementia care and residential care.  Anchor's Northbourne in Low Fell is a trusted provider of residential care for elderly people, and we offer specialised services for elderly people who have dementia and physical disability.   Our care ho

Armed Forces Outreach Service (AFOS)

The Armed Forces Outreach Service aims to assist Service Personnel who are either considering leaving the forces or those who are currently transitioning into civilian life, Veterans, Serving Reservists and family members of these groups.

Art Diamonds

Art Diamonds is a creative programme that provides for a range of arts activities and cultural events for people of retirement age in Gateshead and surrounding areas.

Arthritis Action

About Arthritis Action Founded in 1942, Arthritis Action is the only UK charity giving hands-on, practical help to combat the pain of arthritis through self-management and lifestyle advice.

Arthritis Care - Gateshead

We are a Gateshead based charity which is part of a National Organisation working with and for all people affected by arthritis.

ARTventurers Newcastle & Gateshead

We run colourful, creative (often messy!) art, craft and creative play sessions for babies, toddlers and children during the week in different areas of Gateshead as well as holiday classes and workshops, fantastic creative birthday parties, after sch

Atypical Support CIC

We registered the CIC with the intention of promoting people with hidden disabilities to get into work. We started the paperwork with companies house in December.

Autie Mates

Autie Mates is an adult autism peer led friendship support group for adults on the high end of the spectrum.

We are a social group, meeting monthly at Gateshead Clubhouse, every SECOND WEDNESDAY of the month, 11am -1pm.

Autism North East

Autism North East is a Social Enterprise, non-profit-making organisation providing assessment, diagnosis, intervention and training for children and young people where this is a concern related to an Autism Spectrum Condition.

Baltic, Gateshead

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art is located on Gateshead Quayside.

Baltic creates and produces exhibitions, activities, talks and performance and welcomes visitors free of charge.

Barmoor Hub

BARMOOR HUB OVER 40 YEARS IN THE COMMUNITY The Centre serves the community within the West of Gateshead particularly Ryton, Crawcrook, Clara Vale, Greenside and Stella. The centre is run by a voluntary management committee made up of local people who

Be: Trans Support and Development North

Be provide 121 person centred support, advocacy, peer support services, advice, information for transgender people and their families. We also provide gender consultancy services and training to external organizations.

Beacon Lough Baptist Church Toddler Group

A friendly and welcoming group for little ones from nought to nursery to come with their grown-up. Plenty of toys and books are on hand each week for tots to enjoy with their Grans, Mams, Dads or carers.

Bensham and Saltwell Alive

Bensham and Saltwell Alive is an initiative that has two key aims. The first is to highlight the wide variety of interests, gifts and talents that every resident in the neighbourhood has, whatever their age and background.

Bensham Grove Community Centre

Bensham Grove Community Centre can be found in a wonderful Grade ll listed building in the heart of Gateshead.

BHM Youth and Community Theare

Blackhall Mill Youth and Community Theatre meets on a Thursday evening at Blackhall Mill Community Centre. We are always working towards a show, and were part of Searching for the Heart of the Land of Oak and Iron in the Summer term.

Bill Quay Community Church

We're an independent church who meet in Bill Quay in East Gateshead, using the Methodist Church on Station Road as our base.

Birtley Community Centre

The Birtley Community Centre offers you and your family the opportunity to engage with other members of your community while taking part in youth, adult and senior activities, and special events.

Birtley Community Church

Who Are We? We’ve been meeting in Birtley since 2009 but the church has been active on Tyneside since the late 60’s. We are members of Taking Ground, the NE sphere of the international grouping of churches called Salt and Light International, and we

Birtley Community Partnership HUB

The Birtley Hub is a Resource Centre for the local community. Some of the things we have on offer are:

Birtley Heritage Group

A local history group encouraging the curiosity of people to delve into the hidden past and unearth some of the stories of Birtley's heritage to discover how the area has changed over the last one hundred and fifty years and pass on that informati

Birtley Medical Group

Our Practice is highly patient focused, having a multidisciplinary approach to patients’ health care.

Birtley Methodist Church

Birtley Methodist Church is on facebook EMAIL:  

We host regular events, subscribe and like our facebook page to keep up to date.


Blaydon Craft & Art Club

We make cards (parchment craft, decoupage, rubber stamping) cross stich and various other crafts. We also have an art group. We meet every Wednesday: morning 10am-12pm and afternoons 1-3pm. We also meet every other Wednesday evening 7-9pm

Blaydon Harriers & Athletics Club

BHAC offers a range of athletics activities to everyone aged 8 years and above for both coaching and competition.  We are a very friendly club and welcome all people who wish to participate, coach, officiate or volunteer regardless of ability, gender

Blaydon Jazz Club

Monthly jazz concerts at The Black Bull, Bridge St. Blaydon NE21 4JJ Sunday evenings - 8 pm to 10.30 Visit for full details.

Blaydon Rock & Blues Club

We are a small group who are dedicated to presenting Live Rock and Blues music at an accessible venue.

Blaydon Trinity Methodist Church

AGService: Sundays 10:45am (not 3rd Sunday) Monthly Cafe Style church, 3rd Saturday of each month 10am Soup Lunch: Every Monday (except Bank Holidays and August) A welcome place to enjoy a bowl of homemade soup and a roll, a pudding and tea and coffe

Blaydon Youth and Community Centre

Blaydon Youth and Community Centre sits at the very heart of the community and acts as a lifeline for adults and children of all ages, who take part in a wide range of activities bringing together the community of Blaydon and the surrounding areas

Blue Sky Trust

Support for people affected by HIV. Education for young people on relationships and sexual health.

Borderline Books

We collect books that are no longer needed by publishers, shops, libraries and individuals and redistribute them free of charge to organisations working with survivors of domestic abuse, people experiencing homelessness, ex-service men and women,

Bringing Words to Life Limited

Bringing Words to Life (BWtL) is a literacy charity based in Blaydon, founded by a published journalist and author.

British Lung Foundation

Lung disease affects more than 12 million people across the UK. We’re here for every one of them. The British Lung Foundation are leading the fight against lung disease to make sure no one has to face it alone.

British Red Cross Society

Response to emergencies in support of statutory authorities. Emergency response to individuals in crisis via Health and Social Care team including medical equipment loans, care in the home and transport services. First Aid cover at public events.


Our focus is to get you fit, in shape and feeling body confident but most importantly we'll make sure you are having fun exercising! Class begins with a dance aerobic cardio workout incorporating showgirl dance moves.

Business Debtline

Business Debtline (BDL) is a charity — part of the Money Advice Trust (MAT) — formed in 1991 to increase the quality and availability of free, independent money advice in the UK. Our trained team of specialist advisers can help with your queries.

Butterfly Bridge Project

Over two hundred people assembled at Derwent Walk Country Park at 10.30am on Saturday 21 September 2013.

Caedmon Choir

Community choir singing unaccompanied traditional and contemporary songs in a wide range of styles from Britain, Africa, America and beyond. No auditions.

Caedmon Community Primary School

Caedmon Community Primary School is a busy, friendly school situated in central Gateshead with lots going on.

Calvert Trust Kielder

Calvert Trust Kielder is a charity that provides outdoor adventure activities to all ages and all abilities.

Cancer Research UK Events NE

Cancer Research UK is the world's leading independent organisation dedicated to cancer research. Our vision is that together we will beat cancer.

Caprian Theatre Company

Formed in 1964 by a group of enthusiasts and named Caprian Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society, they produced their first musical play, Salad Days, by Sandy Wilson in 1965.

Cardiomyopathy UK

Our vision is for everyone affected by cardiomyopathy to lead long and fulfilling lives. We are the specialist national charity for people affected by cardiomyopathy.

Carers Trust Tyne & Wear

A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who cannot manage without their support due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction.

Carers Trust Tyne and Wear Care Service

Carers Trust Tyne and Wear's Care Service supports unpaid carers living in Gateshead. Our fully trained Carer Support Workers come into the home and take over the caring role so that the unpaid carer can take a regular break.

Carers Trust Tyne and Wear Young Carer Service

Carers Trust Tyne and Wear’s Young Carer Service supports children and young people age 5-17 living in Gateshead who care for someone they live with due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction.

Carols at the Cross

Changing Lives at Oaktrees Newcastle

Oaktrees is a 12-week, structured, abstinence-based programme for people who wish to be free from drugs or alcohol. It is open to people aged 18+.

Children in Hope

Aims/Objectives:  1. Promoting health awareness and welbeing in Children including Childhood Obesity in depreived parts of Gateshead. 2.

Chopwell & Blackhall Mill Live at Home Scheme

Providing services for older people in the local community The aim of our Scheme is to encourage and enable older people to remain in their own homes and to retain their independence for as long as they wish and are able to do so.

Chopwell Community Centre

Chopwell Community Centre is at the heart of Chopwell village.  This is an ex mining village in semi rural location on the outskirts of the West of Gateshead.

Chopwell Regeneration Group

Chopwell Regeneration Group was formed in May 2017 to improve the appearance and facilities in our village and bring the vacant shops in the main street back into use.

Citizens Advice Gateshead

Established in 1957, Citizens Advice Gateshead provides social welfare law advice to a population of over 200,000 people. We provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

Clara Vale Village Hall and Business Centre

Clara Vale Village Hall and Business Centre is set in a peaceful, rural village in the Tyne Valley.

Coatsworth Village Association

Coatsworth Road Village Association is a Facebook page that shares positive news and information about what's going on in and around Coatsworth Road in Gateshead.    

Collective Choir

Collective is a new choir, born to help bridge the gap between youth and adult community choirs in the North East. Created by members of the BBC Youth Choir Academy, we decided to form a youth choir in the North East for all to join.

Columbia Village Community Centre

We are a small friendly Community Centre, in the Brady Square (Columbia Area) of Washington.

We have bookable space for Parties and Meetings as well are regular bookings.

Community First Aid Team - Newcastle

FREE FIRST AID SESSIONS FROM BRITISH RED CROSS ARE YOUR FRIENDS OR FAMILY AT HIGH RISK OF ACCIDENTS OR EMERGENCIES? We provide free first aid workshops to groups who are more likely to be around when an accident or emergency happens. We are looking f

Community Music Whickham and Swalwell

Local Charity Community Music Whickham and Swalwell have arranged a Music Festival during November. ​Tickets via Eventbrite or on the door. More details on Facebook or via our website.

Connected Voice

We provide free advice and support to people and organisations to help them make a posit

Connected Voice Advocacy

Connected Voice Advocacy provides a wide range of advocacy services which promote social inclusion, equality and social justice.


At Gateshead Council we regularly consult with those living, working and visiting Gateshead. It really helps us to make informed decisions when we find out what you think about our services, local issues and plans.

Consumer Helpline

The Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline is a telephone, e mail and on-line service offering information and advice on consumer issues in the UK. The Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline provide advice is you have a problem with goods and services in the

Converge at Northumbria University

Converge at Northumbria offer FREE educational campus-based opportunities to those 18+ in the community who have/ or are experiencing challenges associated with mental health.

Cornerstone @ Sheriff Hill

Aims/Objectives:  Thirft Shop, Community Café and Listening Service.  To provide a quiet space for people to meet together. 

Council Crisis support

Gateshead Council is offering two types of support:

Crawcrook Judo Club - Centre of Excellence

Crawcrook Judo Club, St John’s Community Hall, Greenside Road, Greenside, NE40 4LF   Tots age 4 - 6yrs Judo related games Saturday morning, 9am - 9.30am. Beginners (age 6 - 7yrs): Saturday morning, 9.30am - 10.15am.

Creche Gateshead Leisure Centre

Come to Gateshead Leisure Centre where you can do your exercise,swim, fitness classes or enjoy a cup of tea in the cafe whilst your children are looked after in the creche . The sessions are 1 .1/2 hour long ring 4335736 or pop in and come speak to

CrècheMobile Project

The CrècheMobile project has been in operation since 1990 and has a wealth of childcare experience that we can bring to you.  With our fully equipped accessible double decker bus and a team of qualified workers who can travel throughout the North Eas

Cromer Avenue United Reformed Church

Christian worship and service to the community, promoting the Christian message.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Grief is a natural process, but it we know it can be devastating.

You are not alone.  We are here to support you.

How we can support you


Cumbric is based at springwell community centre, we have been up and running now since January 2016, We are an accredited training centre, and have opened an Art gallery in December 2016, with more art events coming up in 2017. We offer special needs

Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care

  Our Charity is a local cancer charity which operates in the three North East Counties , namely Durham , Northumberland and Tyne and Wear and take cancer patients free of charge in our brightly coloured ambulances  to and from the their homes to the

Derwent Valley Car Club

The Derwent Valley Car Club, based in Blackhall Mill, has been funded with a grant of £47,500 from the National Lottery’s Village SOS Programme.

Derwent Voices

Adult singing group who meet for fun and pure enjoyment.  No auditions, no need to read music.  We sing a wide range of music from traditional folk to classical and everything inbetween.Sat 14 Sept - FREE TASTER DAY.  Come along and "Find your voice"

Diabetes UK - Gateshead Local Group

Gateshead Group Meetings are normally held monthly, held on THE FIRST WEDNESDAY of each month (except January, February, July, August).  

Digital Voice

Digital Voice works with participants often excluded from digital media, helping individuals and communities to gain a wide range of benefits.

Dragonfly Cancer Trust

Dragonfly Cancer Trust support children and young people with incurable cancer up to the age of 24 years old.

Dunston Acer Pond

This small wetland is home to a pair of beautiful breeding mute swans. Mallards and moorhens also nest among the reeds and rushes and in summer the meadow is full of wildflowers and insects including the striking common blue butterfly.

Dunston Activity Centre

Activies include:  Fitness Room, Badminton, Karate, Netball, 5-a-side, Gym & Tots, Gymnatics,  Art Club, Yoga,  Softplay - 5 years and under (phone for availability).

Dunston Community Centre

Dunston Community Centre is a warm and friendly facility serving the town of Dunston in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, Tyne & Wear.

Dunston Drop-In CIO

We are a Youth Centre run by a board of trustees and volunteers. We commission child friendly sessions in relations to relationships, domestic violence, drugs and alcohol etc.

Dunston Library

Welcome to the volunteer-run Dunston Library!

Dunston Silver Band

Dunston Silver Band is based at the Dunston Community Centre, near Gateshead in North East England and is supported by Bristol Street Motors.We are guided by Musical Director Aidan Hodgson.Dunston Silver Band works hard and has fun.

Durham Wildlife Trust

We would like to invite you to join our Gateshead volunteer team and help us to improve our nature reserves in Gateshead. Get involved with practical site maintenance, wardening, monitoring & surveying and more!

Eagles Community Foundation

Aims/Objectives:  Community grassroots basketball development tied to healthy livingand educational/training outcomes including developing community clubs. 

Eastwood Promoting Independance Centre

Eastwood offers assessment and intermediate care services to adults within the Gateshead area we are part of Gateshead Council and work alongside NHS to promote well being, enablement, recuperation and rehabilitation  Multi disciplinary team work tog

Edberts House

Education Services for People With Autism Limited

Provision of residential, Specialist Further Education and other facilities for adolescents and adults with autism.

Elgins Womans Group

The Elgin Women’s Group is an informal group within the local community which provides an opportunity for women to meet and take part in educational, health, recreational and leisure time activities identified by women themselves.

Emma Hall Crawcrook

Emma Hall is operated and managed by the management team and is registered as a charity. It is available for hire by community groups or individuals.  See our Facebook page for full details.

Emmanuel College PTA

We are the Parent/Teacher Association for Emmanuel College, Lobley Hill. We aim to provide a service which will benefit students, parents and staff and enhance what the college provides. Many of our events are open to the wider community and we welco

Emmaus Gateshead

Aims/Objectives:  Working to raise funds to provide a community in Gateshead that will provide a home, work and companionship for up to 25 homeless people.  Raise awareness of the needs of homeless people. 

Emotional Wellbeing Team-Gateshead Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

The Emotional Wellbeing Team - Gateshead CAMHS is made up of practitioners in Gateshead who provide services aimed at improving the mental health and emotional wellbeing of children, young people and their families.  

Empowerment Consultancy & Training

Employers have a legal obligation and a duty to change their procedures and remove the barriers you face because of your disability so you can work and apply for jobs in the same way as someone who is not disabled.

Epilepsy Action Tyneside

We are a local branch of Epilepsy Action providing information and support to those affect by epilepsy in Tyneside and surrounding areas.

Equal Arts

We are a leading creative ageing charity supporting older people in Newcastle, Gateshead and across the UK.

FACT (Fighting All Cancers Together)

FACT offer a range of services to benefit cancer patients and support their family, friends and carers.

Fell Divers - Sub Aqua Club

Sub-aqua diving club (BSAC) Monday evening 7-9pm - Dunston pool, Dunston Bank Learn to dive or convert your PADI qualification. New members welcome.

Felling Community Association CIO

Felling Community Centre was established more than 50 years ago and provides various activities for people of all ages and interests in the local area.

Felling Food Network

Felling Food Network is established within the Felling Community to provide a weekly 3-ay emergency food parcel distribution point for local people experiencing food poverty in Felling and surrounding areas.  

Felling Irish Association

The Felling Irish Association, founded in 2008,currently has appox. 650 members.

It Aims are:

• To promote an interest in Irish history and Customs.

Felling Male Voice Choir

Felling Male Voice Choir was founded in 1920. With a membership of 80 and growing, the choir is always pleased to entertain audiences and welcome new members.

Felling Volunteer Library

Felling Library is situated within the Felling Hub.  We have a selection of fiction and non-fiction books for Adults, including a Large Print section.

Ferndene Bowling Cub, Ryton

Lawn bowls has been played at Ferndene park since 1957. It is a great sport that can be played by anyone, regardless of age, gender or ability. You can be competitive or a social player, the choice is yours.

First Contact Clinical

First Contact Clinical is a Social Enterprise based in the North East. We are experts in Deprivation Medicine. Our focus is on health problems that are more commonly found in disadvantaged areas and communities.

Forest Adventurers

Preschool groups at Ryton Federation School. 

Mondays and Fridays, 10:45-12 

Come along for some outdoor fun with your little ones! 

Suitable for Children aged 14 months and upwards.

Get in touch to book!

Foundations Furniture Project

Foundations Furniture was established in 1996 (charity number 1090034) and offers low-cost recycled furniture and electrical items to any household in Gateshead who are experiencing hardship.

Frenchtastic! Fun French classes for little ones!

** FREE TASTER SESSION FOR EVERY CHILD ** Have fun learning French through songs, games, drama, stories and play. Our classes for children are split into specific age levels to ensure that your little one gets the most out of targeted activities.

Friends Action North East

Friends Action North East (FANE) works across Gateshead, North Tyneside and Newcastle to support adults with learning disabilities in meeting new people and forging lasting friendships.

Friends of Bill Quay Park

Residents of Bill Quay and Pelaw who share an active role in developing their local Park.The Friends of Bill Quay Park is a group formed in 2008 to work in partnership with Gateshead Council’s Local Environmental Services, which aims to develop th

Friends of Blaydon Station

The Friends of Blaydon Station are a small group of volunteers dedicated to caring for Blaydon Railway Station.

Friends of Chase Park

Friends of Chase Park was set up to look at how we can develop the park to ensure it benefits the whole community. Chase Park in was refurbished in 2017 with thanks to funding by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Big Lottery Fund.

Friends Of Chopwell Park

We are a community group based in Chopwell. We are fundraising to build a skatepark for our local kids but also want to restore the park back to being used for all people of the village and make it a place parents and children alke wish to visit.  

Friends of Dryden School

Aims/Objectives:  To organise fundraising & social events in support of the school. 

Friends of Felling Park and Town Centre

Volunteers always welcome to help us revitalise Felling Park and Town Centre. Regular sessions take place in the park to tidy and clear areas and prepare flower beds. See Facebook page for details.

Friends Of Ferndene Park, Ryton

We help maintain the landscape elements of Ferndene Park in Ryton and you can be part of this lovely group of volunteers too.

Friends of Gateshead Central Library

We are a group of volunteers who support all the extra-curricular activities at Gateshead Central Library, including the Library Garden project and activities which involve local communities and a local school.

Friends of High Spen Primary School

We are a group of enthusiastic parents and staff who work together to raise funds and provide activities to enhance our children's learning.

Friends of Saltwell Park

The Friends help to protect and promote Saltwell Park for the benefit and enjoyment of the community.  We work closely with Gateshead Council and liaise with other Park users and local interest groups.  Our regular newsletters keep members updated

Friends of West Lane

 Aims/Objectives:  Raise funds for equipment and resources for the benefit of 4-11 year olds who reside in the Winlaton and Blaydon areas.  The group organises social and community events and brings together local scout groups, art club, pre-school g

Friends of Windy Nook Nature Park

Our group has been formed to enhance the local nature reserve at Windy Nook.

Funding Information North East - FINE

Provides funding information services to support the voluntary sector in the North East of England via publications and information bulletins and online database . Does not give advice or searches for funding forgroups/individuals.

Fusion Studios

Fusion Studios is a dance, Fitness and Music studio based in Birtley.

FutureSkills North East

FutureSkills North East is a not-for-profit social enterprise, established in 2015, based in Gateshead with the aim of providing a range of accredited training programmes for paid staff and volunteers in the voluntary and community sector across the

GAP- Changing Lives

Changing Lives GAP is a project providing assertive outreach to vulnerable women, who are involved in sex work or at risk of being sexually exploited, and over the age of 17.

Garesfield Golf Club

Garesfield Golf Club is a community Amateur Sports Club. Membership is open to all and there is no joining fee. We have special membership rates for young people. Visitors are welcome look out for our special offers on our website. 

Gasbags North East

Gasbags North East is a group for gay and bisexual men and men who are questioning their sexuality aged 18 and over who live in the North East of England We are a friendly mixed group which offers social activities.

GATES (Gateshead Access to Employment Service)

Aims GATES aims to inspire and empower adults with learning disabilities into sustainable employment.

Gateshead 50+

We offer a variety of opportunities for over 50s to exercise, socialise, and learn.  Everything we do is designed to help older people improve their physical and mental health and maintain their independence.

Gateshead Advice Partnership

Gateshead Advice Partnership is a coming together of the seven main advice agencies in Gateshead.  They are  Age UK, Alzheimers Society, Crossroads Care Gateshead, Gateshead Carers, Pathways Information and Advice, Sight Service and Citizen's Advice

Gateshead Armed Forces Community Support

Have you or a family member previously served in the Armed Forces, or are currently serving in the regular or reserve forces? If so, there is support available to you in Gateshead.

We can help with:

Gateshead Arts

Gateshead Arts team delivers an Arts programme across Gateshead.

Gateshead Bangladesh Association

Gateshead Bangladeshi Association was established in 1996 and aims to offer learning and leisure opportunities for Bangladeshi people living in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear.

Gateshead Bellydancing

Get shimmying and dance your heart out! Bellydance classes are a great way to learn something different, get moving and dance away the hassles of the day in a fun, friendly and welcoming environment. We meet on a Monday evening during term times from

Gateshead Camera Club

We meet every Thursday evening from 7.30pm during the months of September to April for lectures, competitions and demonstrations on the art of photography. The meetings are held at Gateshead Rugby Football Club. 

Gateshead Carers Association

Established in 1996 by 4 carers, Gateshead Carers Association (GCA) now has a membership of some 4200 carers!

Gateshead Civic Walking Club

Gateshead Civic Walking Club organise fellwalks in the mountains of the Lake District, Howgill Fells, North Yorkshire Moors, Yorkshire Dales, Cheviot Hills, Pennines and the Highlands of Scotland. There are Saturday, Sunday and local evening walsk ea

Gateshead Clubhouse

We are a group of individuals who all have lived experience of mental health problems/issues. We have come together to ensure that a genuine peer support led community hub is here for all who need it within the borough of Gateshead. 

Gateshead Council

Gateshead Council Benefits section

Housing Benefit and Local Council Tax Support from Gateshead council

Gateshead Council Debt Advice Service

Debt Advice Service provides debt & benefits advice to Gateshead residents   Gateshead Council Debt Advice Service are based within the wider Housing Services group, our remit is to provide debt and benefit advice to all residents of Gateshead es

Gateshead Council Housing Services

We are Gateshead Council's Housing Team. We manage and maintain nearly 20,000 homes across the borough and provide a range of housing services to Gateshead residents.

Gateshead Council's Homeless Service

If you are homeless or think you may be threatened with homelessness please contact our Housing Options Team

Homelessness freephone number: 0800 953 7112

Gateshead Council’s Neighbourhood Management Team

The Team operates across the whole of Gateshead, split into 5 area teams (Central, East, Inner West, South and West).

Gateshead Cycling Forum

Gateshead Cycling Forum aims to provide an effective channel of communication between Gateshead residents who travel by bicycle and the authorities planning and implementing new cycling infrastructure. Cycling is a convenient, inexpensive, healthy an

Gateshead District Explorer Scouts

Senior section of Gateshead Scouts open to boys and girls aged 14 to 18 years.

Gateshead District Scout Council

For information on scout groups in Gateshead

Gateshead Evangelical Church (GEC)

We are a growing multi-national church, 18 nationalities at last count, that is known locally for being a friendly and safe haven.  Singles, couples and families participate in a range of different events.

Gateshead Evolve

Gateshead Evolve is a single, integrated drug and alcohol recovery service for all adults in Gateshead. Recovery starts the moment at referral Service users will receive a strength based assessment and assigned a Recovery Co-ordinator.

Gateshead Family Information Service

Gateshead Family Information Service (FIS) offers free, confidential and impartial advice and guidance to parents, carers and childcare providers on: Events , activities and support available to families in Gateshead.

Gateshead FC Foundation

Gateshead Football Club Foundation aims to be a leading community charity building better lives through sport.

Gateshead Gamers

We are a friendly wargaming and boardgaming group, and are always looking for new members. We meet most Tuesdays (4:30-9:00pm) and Sundays (2:00-8:00pm) and will play almost anything!  

Gateshead Goes Local

Gateshead Goes Local has £2.2million of European funding to strengthen economic growth and jobs in disadvantaged areas within the borough between 2017-2022.

Gateshead Harriers & Athletics Club

Road and cross country running, track and field athletics for all ages and abilities.

Gateshead Harvest and Help

Harvest and Help Enterprise  is a Gateshead Council initiative, this is an assessed service  that offers adults with learning disabilities and autism the opportunity to gain vocational  experience  in a horticultural setting.  The enterprise is based

Gateshead Indoor Bowling Club

    8 rink indoor bowling centre open for casual and league bowling.

Gateshead Jazz Appreciation Society

Gateshead Jazz Appreciation Society was formed in 1981 and hold their meetings every 2 weeks on a Thursday in Gateshead Library.

Gateshead Ju-Jitsu Club

Gateshead Ju-Jitsu Club is an excellent class run by a very experienced coach with over 30 years of training in Ju-Jitsu. Senior Coach has an excellent coaching team of 9 other instructors. Excellent high standards in class and how class is run.

Gateshead Learning Skills The Interchange

Gateshead Council learningSkills deliver courses in a wide range of learning venues across the borough.   This means you can access learning locally in community centres, schools, libraries and council buildings. You can be guaranteed a friendly face

Gateshead Libraries

You can join your local Gateshead Council Library online or come into a library: we may ask for a document with your address. Membership is free and children can join at any age.

Gateshead Long Term Conditions Group

Newcastle Gateshead CCG has been working with a group of patients who have one or more long term conditions for over three years.  The group has worked with GP practices in Gateshead and Newcastle to change the way they organise appointments and p

Gateshead Mental Health User Voice

We are a service user led group that enables members to have a voice and be heard, to work together and share information on Mental Health services locally and nationally.

Gateshead Model Flying Club

Affiliated to the British Model Flying Association through whom our Third Party insurance is arranged.  Flying site at Birklands Lane, Sunniside.

Gateshead Muslim Society

Gateshead Muslim Society is committed to meeting the needs of the Muslim and BME communities in Gateshead.

Gateshead Parkrun

FREE, timed, weekly 5km runs held every Saturday at 9am in Saltwell Park, Gateshead, open to all ages and abilities.

Gateshead People

Gateshead People is a self advocacy group for people with learning disabilities in Gateshead.  We have 24 members and we meet every Wednesday from 10-00am till 1-00pm.  We talk about things that are important to us and get involved in campaigning for

Gateshead Phoenix Basketball

We are a Semi-Professional club founded in 2013 following the merger of Birtley basketball club and Gateshead Basketball Club .

Gateshead Private landlords association

Gateshead Private Landlords Association was set up a number of years ago to allow landlords to meet regularly, share information and encourage good management practice and standards of accommodation.

Gateshead Race for Life 5k

Race for Life 5k is coming to Gateshead 11th June 2017. This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research.

Gateshead Readers at Home

Gateshead Readers at Home is a wonderful established service within the borough of Gateshead for housebound people, operated by Gateshead Library Service in partnership with older people’s charity Royal Voluntary Service.

Gateshead Redheugh 1957

Gateshead Redheugh 1957 is an FA Charter Standard Community Club based in Teams, Gateshead. We have 20 teams, serving around 300 children and young people on a weekly basis.

Gateshead Service User Forum - Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (CNTW)

Gateshead Service User Forum is supporting people from the Gateshead area who have accessed services run by Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (CNTW).

Gateshead Stadium Netball Club

A community run netball club based at Gateshead Stadium. We train at Gateshead International Stadium on Monday evenings (term times only).

Gateshead Strategic Partnership

What is the Gateshead Strategic Partnership? The main aim of the Gateshead Strategic Partnership (GSP) is to improve the quality of life for everyone living and working in Gateshead. The GSP brings together representatives from the public sector, bu

Gateshead Trading Standards

Offers advice and support to Gateshead residents and business on consumer issues/disputes. We cover a wide range of legislation including fair trading, weights and measures and the safety of consumer goods.

Gateshead u3a

WELCOME TO GATESHEAD u3a (u3a? Think youth club for seniors)

Learn, laugh, live

Gateshead West Pre-Loved Uniform Scheme

Gateshead West Pre-Loved Uniform Scheme is a movement dedicated to Primary and Secondary school children in our area. Founded in 2021, we have tried to educate and empower others to take action.

Gateshead Wildlife Group

The group meet on the first Wednesday of each month from September to April. The meetings are held at Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, Low Fell , NE9 5EY and start at 7.15pm. Free car parking is available at Lowery Lane Car Park. 

Gateshead Youth Council

We believe that Young People are amazing individuals who, with support, encouragement and opportunity can achieve great things.

Gateshead Youth Theatre

Gateshead Youth Theatre runs two groups who meet on a Saturday morning. The sessions are led by Dave Raynor and run throughout the year in term time in the Caedmon Hall at Gateshead Central Library.

Gateway Studio Project

Gateway Studio Project, GSP is a community organization that provides a range of dance provision for ages 4 to senior adults.

Gateway Wheelers

Aims/Objectives:  Cycling for people with disabilities.


GemArts: GemArts is a dynamic arts development organisation - we profile and programme innovative and exciting culturally diverse arts, by creating and developing high quality concerts, events, festivals, workshops and commissions with regional, nati

Generation NE

The programme offers 18 - 29  year olds* (*subject to availability) tailored support, information, advice, and guidance to help you to find work. You will be allocated an Employment Advisor who can meet you in an outreach facility including librar

Get Active In Gateshead

The Get Active in Gateshead project ran by Gateshead Councils Sport, Physical Activity and Health Development department offer a variety of fun sessions in Gateshead to get people active and healthy.  If you live in Gateshead, are aged 14+ and wan

Get Set To Go | Tyneside & Northumberland Mind

The National Get Set to Go project has now started, initially as a three year programme that aims to improve the lives of 75,000 people with mental health problems by sustaining access to sport in their communities, with thanks to support from Spo

Gibside Art Group

The Gibside Art Group has been established since August 1965 when it started with only 7 members.  The membership has since grown to around 40 members who are drawn from a wide area, mostly within Tyne and Wear.

Glenpark Medical Practice

At Glenpark, we offer the highest quality modern healthcare, whilst being grounded in traditional patient, family and community centred values. We have an excellent team with diverse interests and work very closely with community and other staff to d

Governors for Schools

School Governor volunteering opportunity

Governors for Schools are a national education charity. We find and place volunteers on school and academy governing boards across England and Wales

Great Yoga Classes at St Mary's Heritage Centre

Our Yoga Classes are at St Mary's heritage Centre - the beautiful 900 year old mother church next to the Sage and the tyne Bridge.

On Wednesday evenings and afternoons Come alone or bring a friend.

Green Heart Collective

Green Heart Collective is a social enterprise with people and planet at its heart.

Green Scene

Green Scene is all about making green spaces, great places.  We offer a range of park, green space and community engagement services.  From April 2019 we will be running families activities from Saltwell Park and can also work with local community

Greenside Community Association

About us ......... Greenside Community Centre is at the heart of the village – on the corner at the junction between Woodside Lane & Lead Road.

Greenside Parish (Church of England)

"I am delighted to be the vicar of Greenside Parish, covering Crawcrook, Clara Vale, Coalburns and surrounds. 

Groundwork North East

Groundwork North East is an environmental organisation and a registered charity operating locally. Groundwork North East is an environmental organisation and a registered charity operating locally.

Grove Tuesday (RVS)

We are a new social group with support from Royal Voluntary Service called 'Grove Tuesday (RVS)' specifically set up for anyone over the age of 40yrs+ and perfect for when you need to see a friendly face, or just to get out and about. The group is vo

Guide Dogs Newcastle/Gatehead

Guide Dogs believes no one with sight loss should be left out of life, whatever their age.

Handcrafted Projects

Handcrafted is a charity based in Durham, Gateshead and Chester Le Street empowering those excluded from society to gain skills and find work.

Happy To Help

We all have times when we could do with some help around the house or when out and about.


Health equality for ethnically minoritised communities

There are numerous, often complex, reasons why ethnically minoritised communities face specific health issues and health inequalities.

Harlow Green Tenants & Residents Association

We are a formal tenants and resident group with an elected committee we: comment on the service provided by the Gateshead Housing Company to help improve our local area. have access to funding, such as Gateshead Council’s support grant.

Hat-Trick Project

Hat-Trick are Multisport Based project based in Newcastle upon Tyne working with over 2000 young people a week. We currently deliver sessions over Newcastle and have started delivering over in the east of Gateshead in the communities.

Headway Tyneside

Headway Tyneside provides support and information to people living with brain injury, their families, friends and carers in the Newcastle, Gateshead, North and South Tyneside areas.  Headway Tyneside also provides information to social and health car

Healthwatch Gateshead

We are here to make sure your views on health and social care services in the borough are heard.

What does Healthwatch Gateshead do?

Heel and Toe Childrens Charity

Heel & Toe Children's Charity provides a range of therapies to children with physical disabilities and complex needs at our centres in County Durham.

Helper service - Gateshead

Marie Curie Helper service – Tyne & Wear You can light up someone's life. Volunteer with us and be there for someone living with a terminal illness. We’re always looking for Helper volunteers in the Gateshead and surrounding areas.

Hertfordshire House Community Centre and Gardens CIO

The Hertfordshire House Community Centre has been at the heart of the Pelaw area community since well before April 28, 1984, when the centre as it now stands was first opened.

Heworth Grange School

Heworth Grange School is hosting a Summer Fayre on July 9th from 10am till 2pm. There will be a number of high quality stalls selling a variety of goods at the Fayre.

Heworth Grange SLS

Heworth Grange Comprehensive School's facilities are available to hire for sports, leisure, arts and educational bookings. We can also accommodate private functions, birthday parties and events at extremely affordable prices. Looking for a class?

High Spen Blue Diamonds

The High Spen Blue Diamonds are a traditional rapper sword dance team originally from the village of High Spen in County Durham who now practice at the Barley Mow Community Centre in Birtley

Hillside Church

Cafe Hillside 10.30 - 1.00 Friday's a day to get out and drop in. Come along enjoy a coffee with good company. Perhaps a bacon or sausage bap or perhaps something lighter and sweeter. Whatever you have – you’ll be made welcome No charge – just a dona

Holy Trinity Church - Swalwell

Open for Private Prayer

Wednesday 1pm - 3pm

Holy Trinity Gateshead Church

Sunday services are one of the main events in our church family life.  Each of our three services starts with tea and coffee and ends with tea, coffee and tasty treats.  Between those times of enjoying each other’s company we have 4 or 5 songs (a

In Kind Direct

Founded in 1997 by HRH The Prince of Wales, In Kind Direct distributes consumer goods donated by companies to UK charities working in the UK and overseas.

Insight IAPT

We provide free, confidential NHS talking therapies in your area. If you have been feeling low, anxious, or stressed, you can arrange an appointment directly with us. Just fill in the form on our website or giving us a call.

International Development Society - Newcastle University

The International Development Society (IDS) is an entirely student led organisation based at Newcastle University.

Iyengar Yoga @ Bensham Grove

A friendly class for men and women: Guided through yoga poses, you'll gain strength, flexibility and balance, plus a relaxed & alert mind. We practice poses with precision, and take care with individual difficulties.

J.r.b kickboxing club

Jrb kickboxing is a martial arts club fully registered with Wako gb which runs classes for beginner to advanced levels.Classes include body conditioning/ Cardio workouts,techniques,flexibility,grading progression from white belt - 3rd Dan black belt.

Joining Forces Tyne & Wear

Joining Forces is a veterans support project covering the whole of Tyne & Wear and supported through several Age UK local organisations.  If you were born before 1950 and have a military background, including National Service, Reserves and Mercha

Journey Enterprises Ltd

We are a local charity supporting people with learning disabilities. We believe everyone should have happy and fulfilling lives as part of their local community. 

Kays Cottages

We are a Tenants Association which has been going for just over two years.

Kibblesworth Bowling Club

Village Flat Green Bowling club encouraging players of all ages to enjoy and compete in local leagues and competitions.

Kibblesworth Village Millennium Centre

Here at Kibblesworth Village Millennium Centre we provide space, services and activities for the local community and surrounding area. Have a look at our weekly activities below and see if there's anything you would like to get involved in.

Kids Clothes Bank

Kids Clothes Bank offers free preloved children's clothes for anyone in need in Gateshead area. Our free shop is run by volunteers and is based in Kings Church on Swan Street. No referrals necessary, just a short application form to complete.

Kingsmeadow Community School SLS

Kingsmeadow Community School's facilities are available to hire for sports, leisure, arts and educational bookings.

Land of Oak & Iron

Land of Oak & Iron offers something for everyone. It’s bursting with acres of beautiful natural woodland, rich in wildlife, and has lots of industrial and cultural heritage to celebrate.

Lawnmowers Independent Theatre Company

A theatre company ran by and for people with learning difficulties. The Members of the Company place themselves alongside the daily struggles faced by people with learning disabilities. 


We are a friendly outdoor bowling club.We are open from early May to September. We play in league competitions & have a great social side. We meet every Monday at 1pm for a jumbles & every Friday night at 6pm.

Leam Lane Community Centre Association CIO

Hi all and welcome to Leam Lane Community Centre.  Our vision sees Leam Lane Community Centre at the heart of the community providing a sustainable, secure, diverse and accessible space.

Lee Brannigan Performing Arts Academy

At the Lee Brannigan Performing Arts Academy we pride ourselves on giving first class training and fun classes, for pupils to gain confidence and improve their stage ability.


Who we are: Liberdade is a Community development Trust that works with people with learning disabilities and autism in the North East of England, we run a number of arts and health initiatives that enable you or those you care for to get involved wit

Little Learners Gateshead West

A fun & educational mark-making class for ages 5 months to 5 years. We learn how to write through messy play, paint, scribbling, play dough, dance and more!

Little Lemurs Toddler Group

We are a toddler group called Little Lemurs. We on at St Andrews Church Hall, Leam Lane. We are on every Monday (term time) at 1:15 till 2.30.  We have a small charge of £2 per child and any additional siblings £1, under 1s are free.

Little Tiger Tots Barley Mow

Parent and toddler group for children 0-4 years to come along and play with other children of a similar age and for parents and carers to come for a chat and get support from other parents and carers in the local community Run every Wednesday morning


Livability is the disability charity that connects people with their communities. We tackle social isolation and the barriers that can cause this in the lives of disabled and vulnerable people. Through a wide range of disability, education, training

Livability North East

Livability is the disability charity that connects people with their communities. We exist to support disabled people to live a life that adds up for them.

Live Well TWAM

Live Well TWAM is Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums culture and heritage programme of inspiring activities and experiences for people aged over 50 to promote health and wellbeing.

Lobley Hill Community Centre

Click here to subscribe to our mailing list to get the latest news on activities and events at the centre!   Lobley Hill Community Centre in Gateshead offers a range of activities for the local community from fitness classes and line dancing to the G

Low Fell Library

Low Fell Library is a well used local community library on the corner of Durham Road and Chowdene Bank, with an up to date stock of books, daily newspapers and public access computers. Our opening hours are: Monday: 9.30 am to 5pm Tuesday, Thursday &

Low Fell Running Club

Low Fell Running Club is a friendly group catering for all ages and abilities. Monday evenings is ladies beginners night, as part of Run England, at 6.15pm for a 6.30pm start.

Low Fell Ukes

We are now back to meeting live at Gateshead Rugby Club every Monday between 6.30 and 9.00pm. This is in a large well ventilated function room and we do our best to keep each other safe.

Lyndhurst Bowling Club (1905 Limited)

Starting on Monday June 8th bowling is back at Lyndhurst. The management committee have studied, in detail, the directives from the Government and Bowls England. Detailed rules have been emailed or posted to members.

M.E Support Group @ Dunston

A lovely group just starting for people affected by: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Post Viral Fatigue syndrome or Fibromyaligia Syndrome.  Every Wednesday from 1pm with an informal art club each week and a support session on th

Made of Money

‘Made of Money’ is an award winning, practical and fun resource to help people on low incomes talk about money and its impact on their lives, and at the same time learn money management skills.

Make a Change project

Make a Change are a brand new project who help residents in Gateshead and Birtley back into employment. We can work with individuals for up to 12 months, and help get people back into the labour market. 

Making Every Contact Count

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) aims to give you and your organisation the skills and training you need to engage more effectively with the people you meet.

Making Music

Making Music is the UK's number one organisation for leisure-time music.

Marie Curie

We provide care and support for more than 50,000 people living with a terminal illness and their families in the UK each year. Our nurses work day and night, in people's home, providing hands-on care and vital emotional support.

Marie Curie

What we do We provide care and support for more than 40,000 people living with a terminal illness and their families in the UK each year. Our nurses work night and day, in people’s homes across the UK, providing hands-on care and vital emotional supp

Marie Curie Centre

Hospice Care for people with life limiting illness. The hospice provides specialist medical, nursing, daycare, inpatient & outpatient facilities in a homely and relaxed environment, offering support to carers and patients.

Marie Curie Helper Service

Someone to have a chat with over a cup of tea, help you get to an appointment or run an errand, or just be there to listen to lend a friendly ear. Our Helper volunteers can be there for you for exactly those things.

Marquisway Centre

Supporting and enabling adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, complex needs and autism to attain skills and have access to a wide range of individually tailored educational and developmental opportunities. Some of the opportunitie

Men's Shed (Chopwell)

Men's Shed (Chopwell) is now open in the Chopwell Community Centre. We are in the process of fitting out a community workshop - why not come along and be part of this?

Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Matters (MHM) was established 30 years ago by families and carers in the North East to provide support and care for people they loved with mental health problems. Today, MHM has grown into a major national organisation supporting people

MHA Communities Gateshead West

We are a community based scheme offering support services to older people who are socially isolated or unable to get out and about as they used to.

Mid Tyne Lions Club

Lions clubs provide extensive opportunities for men and women to learn and grow while serving locally and internationally. Lions Clubs International has grown to include 1.4 million men and women in approximately 45,000 clubs located in 202 countries

Money Advice Service

The Money Advice Service helps people manage their money. We do this directly through our own free and impartial advice service. We also work in partnership with other organisations to help people make the most of their money.

MoneyWise Credit Union

Moneywise credit union is a financial co-operative which offers savings, loans and related services to all our members.

Monkey Madness Softplay @ Dunston Community Centre

***Returns September 2017*** Toddler group aimed for children under 5 at Dunston Community Centre, Wednesday's and Thursday's 10.00am untill 11.30am. £2 per child. Soft play   Messy play  Arts and crafts   Song time   Snacks  

Mount Community Association

“The Mount” is a converted 18th Century Methodist chapel, and has served the Eighton Banks and surrounding community as a community centre for almost 40 years. The building is owned by Lamesley Parish Council and run by the Mount Community Associatio

Moving On Tyne & Wear

Moving On Tyne & Wear provides free one-to-one support to people who are unemployed and have physical/mental health issues or additional learning needs.  If you or someone you know is out of work, we can help you access the best support to hel

Muddy Monsters - Outdoor Toddler Group

Muddy Monsters is a fun filled, messy, muddy activity group for fun loving children under 5 years old.

Mulberry Allotment Society

The Mulberry Allotment Society promote the growing of fresh vegetables and flowers – and encourage all ages to the health benefits and enjoyment of allotments.More details to follow - These pages are in the process of being set up.

Mum's Talk

Do you have a baby under 2 years old? Are you feeling anxious, worried or low in mood? Does it feel like you are alone in this? You're not!! The Mum’s Talk course can help you cope with the anxieties and pressures of motherhood in a welcoming and non

My Guide

180,000 people in the UK find it difficult to leave their homes independently, because of sight loss. The charity, Guide Dogs, is aiming to change that, because we believe no one with sight loss should be left out of life.

National Autistic Society - National Brokerage Project

What is the National Brokerage Project? The National Brokerage Project is a three-year project run by The National Autistic Society.

National Garden Scheme North East - Durham, Northumberland, Teesside, Tyne and Wear

We are volunteers who organise the National Garden Scheme in the North East - owners of superb gardens open them to the public  - usually one day every year - and sometimes by arrangement for groups of people.  There is a small entry charge and of

Naturally Social Volunteer Group

We would like to invite you to join our Naturally Social volunteer group in building connections with the natural world and other people.

New Vision Training

New Vision is a Gateshead Council initiative, this is an assessed service that offers adults with learning disabilities and autism the opportunity to gain vocational experience in a creative setting. New Vision is a user led enterprise run by a tea

New Writing North

New Writing North was established in 1996 to support writers in the north of England to fulfil their creative ambitions.

Newcastle and District CHA & HF Rambling Club

If you enjoy fresh air, beautiful and varied scenery; to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city into the quiet of the countryside; the sound of birds, running water, and wildlife, then why not join our group.

Newcastle IVC

Newcastle IVC was founded in 1969 and is part of a national network of social clubs aimed at professionals, students, graduates and other people of similar interests. Newcastle IVC is run entirely on a voluntary basis.

Newcastle Law Centre

Newcastle Law Centre provides free legal advice to people across the North East who can’t afford to pay for a solicitor and who are not eligible for funded legal advice through Legal Aid. Newcastle Law Centre is an independent charity, established in

Newcastle Tamil Academy

Newcastle Tamil Academy is a not for profit Community Interest Company conducting Tamil language, Bollywood dance and Carnatic music classes for kids living around Gateshead, Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, South Shields and North Shields area.

Newcastle U3A

What is Newcastle U3A?: University of the Third Age.The U3A is a national and international organization for older or retired people. NO qualifications are needed or given. Newcastle U3A is about participative  learning with pleasure.

Next Steps Enterprises

Offering unique support to people with disabilities or on the Autism Spectrum to enable them to reach their full potential and to live an ordinary life like any other. more details to follow

North East Athletic

A peer led football project run by people with first hand experience of addiction and/or homelessness we jointly run sessions at Redheugh on a Wednesday 2pm (with Crisis and Gateshead Council) and Friday at 3pm ( with Newcastle United Foundation) All

North East Autism Society

For over 35 years we've led the way in providing specialist care, education and services for children, young people and adults with autism, across the North-east of England. Recognised for our innovation and excellence, everything we do stems from an

North East Dance Co-operative

The North East Dance Co-operative is a network of dancers and dance enthusiasts. We are independent, non-profit and volunteer-driven.

North East Recorder Orchestra

The North East Recorder Orchestra was formed in January 2004 to give recorder players in the North East of England the opportunity to tackle large scale pieces either especially written for the recorder orchestra or arrangements.

North East Sikh Service

The successful Sikh initiative that started in January 2009 (Waheguru Project) has relaunched after a break. As you can see, we have a new name and set of contact details. Simple, memorable and to the point we hope you will agree.

North East Young Dads and Lads

Our Values:

NEYDL is a unique youth support service that is dedicated to helping young men and young fathers to play an active and meaningful role in the lives of their children, within families and wider society.

northbourne care home

Anchor's Northbourne in Low Fell is a trusted provider of residential care for elderly people, and we offer specialised services for elderly people who have dementia and physical disability. Our care home’s well trained and helpful staff provide 24-h

Northbourne Care home

Northbourne Care home is based at Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5AR. Northbourne is part of anchor one of Britain’s largest not for profit organisations. We are holding a summer fair Saturday 6th August 2016. All welcome All moneys raised will go to reside

Northern Phoenix Wind Band

Northern Phoenix Wind Band is a community wind band based in Winlaton, Gateshead. We welcome new players of brass woodwind and percussion instruments of any age and ability.

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Foundation Trust (NTW) NTW provides mental health and disability services and support across North East England. We have 2 main hospitals and various community based sites and we support the Acute Trust out of the QE Hos

Northumbria Historic Churches Trust

The Trust's aim is to help with the conservation of churches of historic or architectural value in the north east, by offering financial assistance towards the cost of repairs.

NRASS - North Regional Association for Sensory Support

NRASS - North Regional Association for Sensory Support provide an advocacy and welfare rights service for people with a sensory loss in the North East region. Contact NRASS : 0191 492 2035  

Oasis Community Housing

5,000 people sleep rough in our communities every night – we exist to reignite a hope and a future for everyone facing homelessness. We believe that anyone’s life can be transformed however dark things may seem, and that every individual has worth an

Oxfam Whickham

Our Oxfam shop is in the heart of St. Mary's Green, Whickham. We rely on both donations from the public and volunteers to run the shop.  We have many volunteering opportunities.

Path Head Water Mill

We are a Heritage site open all year round for visitors and groups, with a 1.5acre site with open areas suitable for family picnics, painting, photography etc.

Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind is a small Refugee led Community organisation based in Gateshead whose aim is to support asylum seekers and refugees integrate into new society and culture.

PeerTalk Tyneside

At PeerTalk we aim to set up a UK network of volunteer facilitated peer support group meetings for people who live with depression and to support their families.

Pelaw Community Bowling Club

Pelaw Bowling Club aims to promote healthy recreation and encourage the game of bowls for all ages and both sexes in the local area of Pelaw and Bill Quay. We are always looking for new and experienced players.

Phoenix R.I.S.E Programme

The Phoenix R.I.S.E Programme offers community based low impact exercise classes for people with many health problems and the elderly.

Pilates and Yoga Studio

At Pilates & Yoga Studio Ltd, we work on getting you from a newbie with reduced activity and health problems to someone embracing a life of mobility, flexibility, relaxation and strength.


Small Pilates classes in Low Fell.

Positive:)Me Channel

Positive:)Me is a website/channel, dedicated to publishing and sharing the positive and inspiring video stories of people affected by cancer and other conditions.

Private Rented Sector Team

This team works closely with the Gateshead Private Landlords Association. The team responds to complaints about disrepair, noise, refuse and anit- social behavior in relation to private rented dwellings.

Private Sector Housing Team-Gateshead Council

The team are part of the Development, Transport and Public Protection service which in turn is part of the Communities and Environment Group at Gateshead Council.

Public Health ONE YOU Gateshead

Our One You Gateshead page is managed by Gateshead Council’s Public Health team. We have adopted the “One You” brand, developed by Public Health England, to share health and lifestyle information from reliable and trusted sources.

Radio Tyneside

Radio Tyneside is the local hospital broadcasting service which can be heard on Hospedia, the hospital entertainment system, on 1575AM , on Radio Player, at and on the i phone, 24 h

Ravensworth Golf Club

Red Kite Runners

Red Kite Runners is a motivational running club based in blaydon rugby club grounds . We train tuesdays and Thursdays from 6.30pm. We except all abilities from beginners to long distance running .

Red Wyvern Society

The Red Wyvern Society are a medieval re-enactment group who are dedicated to re-creating as many aspects as possible of life in fifteenth century Britain, for the education and entertainment of its members and visitors to our events.

RedHot Fitness

Hi Everyone! I would like to introduce you to RedHot Fitness.

Riverside (North)

Riverside is one of the leading social housing and regeneration organisations in the UK, owning or managing around 50,000 homes, from Irvine to Ipswich, with around 2,600 staff and a turnover of £257million. We provide sheltered and supported housing

RollerSkate Gateshead

Adult Female Roller Skating Sessions Every Tuesday at Gateshead Leisure Centre 8pm - booking essential, email or more details

Rotary BRW

                              Rotary BRW (Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham)                                       Serving Our Community since 1946                                            (70 years and still counting) The year our club was formed, Cle

Rotary Club of Birtley

We laugh, enjoy each others company, wine, dine and dance. Yet we raise amazing amounts of money for the charities we support. 

Rowlands Gill and District Community Association - volunteer with us

The Rowlands Gill and District Community Centre operates as a charitable organisation run entirely by friendly local volunteers. 

Rowlands Gill Volunteer Library Association

Welcome to the Rowlands Gill Volunteer Library. We are a popular library located in central Rowlands Gill run by friendly volunteers who are happy to help with your enquiries.

Royal Mencap Society

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.

RSPCA Newcastle & North Northumberland

The Newcastle and North Northumberland Branch is the most northern of the 164 RSPCA Branches, covering an area from Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead to Berwick upon Tweed and the Scottish Border.

Ryton Badminton Club

Ryton badminton club was set up by parents from Ryton comprehensive school in 1977 and ever since has  provided opportunity for adults and young people of  all levels of skill to have fun and develop their game.

Ryton Bridge Club

Duplicate Bridge. Meet Ryton Rugby Club every Thursday at 7.30pm.

Ryton Choral Society

We are a mixed voice choir who practise at Thorp Academy (Main Road, Ryton) (Tuesday evenings, 6.50- 9.00) and sing 3 concerts a year in the local area. 

Ryton Freemasons

We are an organisation which helps raise Charity Money and have a deep sense of community spirit. We are one of the largest givers of charity money in the UK as a whole.

Ryton Golf Club

Ryton Golf Club, founded in 1891, is located in the picturesque and historic heart of the Tyne Valley approximately 10 miles from the heart of Newcastle.

Ryton Ladies Netball

Do you fancy a change from the boredom of the gym? Come and join us at Ryton Ladies Netball! Sessions provide a gentle re-introduction to the game for women over sixteen and are led by qualified coaches.

Ryton Methodist Church

Ryton Methodist Church seeks to develop and share in a vibrant Christian ministry offering resources to support family and community development.

Ryton Rugby Football Club

We are a 'not for profit' community rugby union football club providing playing and socialising opportunities for all ages from six upwards. We are now recruiting for the U7's (Y2), U9/10's (Y4 and 5) and U17/U18 (Y12/13) and Senior Players.

Ryton Tower Bowling Club

Ryton Tower Bowling Club is a friendly bowling club based in Ferndene Park, Ryton. We play competitive bowls as a team in two leagues every Monday and Wednesday during the summer.

Safer Gateshead.

The Community Safety Board is the local multi-agency partnership that has been established to tackle community safety issues within Gateshead.  Along with other supporting partner agencies, some of the key organisations that make up the Community Saf

Sage Gateshead - Music for Adults

Whether you want to perfect your instrumental or vocal skills, or start from scratch, you can do it here. If you enjoy performing there will be plenty of opportunities for you to show off your skills.

SAILS (Support and Independent Living Service)

SAILS (Support and Independent Living Service) is a suite of commissioned supported housing provision for Young People aged 16 to 25 years who are homeless or threatened with homelessness, have a Gateshead local connection and require support to l

Salvation Army Community Church

Our church and community centre is exactly fit for community activities as well as a lovely place of worship. We are part of the local community and regularly have visitors popping in just for a look around and to see what's on.


Samaritans are available 24 hours a day every day of the year to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to self-harm and suicide. We support anyone in dis

Seven Stars Residents' Association

The Seven Stars Residents Association in Wrekenton aims to promote social welfare, advance education and relieve hardship in the area; to promote the inclusion of all residents in the area in discussing issues that affect their housing, the local

Seven Stories The National Centre for Children's Books

Seven Stories is The National Centre for Children’s Books. We believe that children’s books are an essential part of our childhood, our national heritage and our culture.

Sexual Health Services - South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust - delivering services in Gateshead

Gateshead Sexual Health Services -  providing a new and improved service from 6th April 2015 - see below for new clinic timetable We provide free confidential advice on a full range of contraceptive methods, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing

Shelter North East

We provide a number of different services that anyone can access.  Within our Newcastle office we have an Information Resource Centre where people can come and be given information about issues affecting their housing, debt or welfare benefits.  We h

Shipley Art Gallery

Relax, unwind and discover the fantastic range of art and design on show in the friendly surroundings of the Shipley.

Shipley Dementia Drop in Centre

This group has been set up to provide support for those caring for people with dementia and the person with dementia. We meet in the Gallery's Shipley lounge, left of reception every Thursday from 11-2pm.

Show Racism The Red Card

Show Racism the Red Card is the region's leading anti-racism educational charity. It has been going for almost 20 years and works with over 50,000 people per year running workshops, training and events.

Slimming World

    Would you love to lose weight easier than you ever thought possible.  Julie is a Gold award winning Consultant and has 13 years experience as a local Consutlant and area Manager.

Slimming World Birtley Golf Club

Our Slimming World group meets every Tuesday and Thursday 52 weeks of the year at 5.30 and 7.30pm in Birtley Golf Club, Birtley Lane, DH3 2LR.

Slimming World Burnopfield

We meet Burnopfield Community Centre, Mondays 5pm and 7pm

Slimming World in Gateshead with Amie

Hi, I'm Amie John and I run 3 local Gateshead Groups

Sat 8.00am & 9.30am, Hope House, Durham Road

Weds 4.30 and 6pm, The corporation club on Alexandra Road

Thurs 9 and 10.30am at Felling Methodist church.

Smart Works Newcastle

Smart Works Newcastle are an independent charity supporting women across the North East into employment.

Ahead of their interview women visit our centre for a two hour appointment, during which time they receive:

Smokefree Gateshead

When you decide it's time to stop smoking, we will help you find the services and support that are right  for you

Social Enterprise Acumen

Social Enterprise Acumen CIC provides capacity building support and advice to existing or would- be social entrepreneurs looking to develop their concept or grow their business.

SOFA(Supporting Opportunities for All)

SOFA is a Social Enterprise, established in 2009 and based at Cedars Academy.

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen & Families Association - SSAFA

SSAFA provides lifelong support to anyone who is currently serving or has ever served in the Royal Navy, British Army or Royal Air Force. We're ready to help you and your family, whenever and wherever you need us. For details of support: 

Special Olympics Gateshead

Special Olympics Gateshead Tyne and Wear is a sporting club and registered charity that provides weekly sports training in 9 sports to over 200 children and adults with disabilities across Tyne & Wear.

Sporting Memories Foundation

We are a charity and social enterprise that uses the power of remembering and talking about sport – along with physical exercise – to tackle dementia, depression, and loneliness in older people.

Springwell Yoga

Springwell Yoga Yoga Classes for beginners or those who haven't done yoga for a while and want to return.

St Chad's - Bensham

Parish church for the Parish of Bensham, Gateshead, including Teams and St Aidans School.

St Chads Church - A Safe Haven

St Chads Church in Bensham Gateshead is currently running the Safe Haven project.  During the next year we intend to grow our current community support offer and develop new activities based on what local residents want.

St Chads Community Project

 Welcome to St Chads Community Project  'Working in partnership with families to build a better community'.  We are a community project offering Childcare and Family Support services to local families in Gateshead.

St Cuthbert's Church - Blaydon

Sunday worship with junior ‘Trekkers’ 10.15am Refreshments at LiteBite on Thursdays 11.15am Other meetings include: Messy Church for youngsters, and a family friendly 4th@4 service

St James and St Bede Church (Gateshead Parish)

The Parish of Gateshead consists of two Church of England churches,  St James and St Bede Church on Wordsworth St and St Edmunds on Gateshead High Street.

St John The Evangelist Church

Sunday Parish Mass at 10.00am. The Anglican Parish serving Chopwell & Blackhall Mill All ages are welcome Please contact parish priest for details of other services or see notice board in church. Walsingham cell 2nd Wednesday in the month 6.30 Ma

St John's Church

Telephone number is for Vicarage. For details of services,baptisms etc contact the Church Office on 0191 410 0475. Service times 8am, 10am and 6pm Sundays. Church Hall public bookings 0191 410 0475.

St Mary's Heritage Centre

St Mary's Heritage Centre is a heritage venue on Gateshead Quays. It houses a permanent exhibition depicting the heritage of Gateshead and history of St Mary's.

St Oswald's Hospice

St Oswald's Hospice provides specialist care for local adults, young people and children. We are situated in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne and our purpose-built facilities offer a range of flexible services to North East families. Within our adult se

St Philip Neri Primary School

St Philip’s is a warm, friendly Catholic Primary School founded in 1882 in Dunston, Gateshead for children aged 4 – 11. We are proud of our many achievements and strive to live out our mission statement together.

St. George's Church

A Warm Welcome to St.

Stand Alone Therapeutic Counsellor Support Group on Estrangement

Have you cut or lost contact with your family or a key family member? Do you want to meet other people who are in the same position? Register now for our Newcastle support groups.

Stargate & Crookhill Community Centre

Stargate & Crookhill  Community Centre is in the West of Gateshead, The hall is used by all the Community particularly the Stargate, Crookhill, Stella, Crawcrook & Greenside area. The centre is run by a voluntary management Committee. We are


stART are a voluntary group organising community participatory arts within Bill Quay and Pelaw. We are based at Bill Quay Farm and mentored by Helix Arts we are facilitating our first series of workshops.

Step Change

We know debt. Our practical approach transforms lives. When debts get out of control, it's often difficult to know where to turn. That's why we're here to provide the expert and impartial advice that you need. We are the UK's leading debt charity.

Strathmore Road Methodist Church

Strathmore Road Methodist Church, based in the centre of Rowlands Gill, is a lively, caring and family friendly community of Christians who are seeking to live out their faith by being good news in the local area, helping all ages to encounter God in

Streetwise Opera

Streetwise Opera is an award-winning charity that uses music to help people make positive changes in their lives.

Student Law Office

The Student Law Office offers a full legal service, free of charge, to members of the public.  Students take on live client work under the supervision of qualified staff, conducting interviews, researching cases, advising, drafting and in suitable ca

Students' Advice Service, Gateshead College

We offer advice and assistance to students, potential students and their families about any aspect of student finance including eligibility for loans, grants, bursaries and how studying affects welfare benefits.

Sunderland and Gateshead Community Acquired Brain Injury Service (CABIS)

CABIS offer a range of rehabilitation services for people who experience symptoms or difficulties in their day to day life following an acquired brain injury.

Sunniside History Society

An extremely active history society covering a wide range of subjects, delivered by guest speakers and inhouse presentations.

Sunniside Methodist Church

Sunniside  is a small friendly congregation who gather at the Church, which is situated in the Centre of the village. As well as worship we aim to reach out to the local community.

Sunniside Social Club

Friendly and sociable environment for members with activities. View a tour of the club on video. Welcome to Sunniside Social Club, which is open to members over the age of 18. We welcome new members to share in the facilities of a well run club.

Sustrans Volunteers (North)

Over 4,000 volunteers currently help Sustrans. We'd love you to join us! Our volunteer groups and staff advertise for specific roles as and when they are needed.

Swalwell Local History Society

Swalwell Local History Society meets on the last Tuesday of each month January to December in Swalwell Community Centre at 7.30pm.

Swalwell Village

Swalwell is a small village in North East England. You can learn more about it on the village website  which includes history, imagery and interest sections on aspects of life in Swalwell.

Swan Kenney Theatreworks

Stage school located in the Emmanuel College, lobley hill specialising in all styles of dance from ballet to acro!!

Sweet Symphony School Of Music

Sweet Symphony is an established music school based in Washington, Tyne and Wear.

Talking Therapies

We work with people with common mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety.

Teams and Bensham Community Care

Teams and Bensham Community Care is a Registered Charity (1122735) providing a range of high quality services and activities which are available to people over 65 years of age in Gateshead.

Teams Medical Practice Health and Wellbeing Action Group

We are the Teams Medical Practice Health and Wellbeing Action Group and we support the work of Teams Medical Practice as well organising our own events promoting Health and Wellbeing in our local community.

Technology Support Squad

RNIB Technology Support Squad Helping you set up and use technology. We can give advice over the phone or visit you at home

The "Mill Motivators" Health and Wellbeing Group

We are a friendly group interested in improving our health and wellbeing. We meet at The Land of Oak and Iron Visitor Centre, Winlaton Mill on the first Wednesday of each month for tea or coffee and a walk in the Derwent Walk Country Park.

The Albert Kennedy Trust

The Albert Kennedy Trust supports LGBTQ+ young people in the UK experiencing homelessness or living in hostile enviroments to find safe homes, employment, education or training and to celebrate their identities in order to improve their life outco

The Blaydon Shed

Pop-Up Shed Info.

Hi, we are currently at Blaydon Library every Thursday between 11-2.30pm, while we look for new premises.

The Comfrey Project

Aims/Objectives:  To promote health and well-being amongst asylum seekers and refugees through group based horticultural activities on allotments.  Provide space for project users to relax, feel respected and listened to.  Year round activities andem

The Felling Heritage Group

Our group is unlike many other history groups because we do projects for our community.   Recently we held an event to mark the Commemoration of World War One.  This event consisted of the school children in the area creating flowers beds in Felli

The Hop Garden

We're a growing project in Gateshead set up to share skills and local, naturally produced fruit and vegetables.

The Hub, Kings Church, Gateshead

As well as being home to Kings Church, The Hub ticks all the boxes to facilitate events in the heart of Gateshead.

The Jetty-Project

Dunston Staiths is Grade II listed and a scheduled ancient monument, which juts out across the Tyne from Dunston.

The NewBridge Project : Gateshead

The NewBridge Project has studio space in Newcastle and Gateshead. NewBridge Studios offers space to artists at any stage of their career, working primarily within the field of visual art, with a desire to be part of a diverse and critically engaged

The Paddock

The Paddock itself is my 6 acre smallholding based on the beautiful Northumberland/Gateshead border, which has provided the starting point for my business which aims to bring local, fresh, seasonal, homegrown, homemade and organically sourced (whe

The Redeemed Christian Church of God

We are a Christian group who believes that the solution to Man’s need can only be found In God. We believe that the Manufacturer of a product is the best ‘technician’ who knows all about its product and can proffer solutions to every problem that may

The Redheughers Community Ceilidh Band

The Redheughers Ceilidh Band is a long established country dance band co-operative, led and tutored by Robin Dunn. We meet, practise and play every Tuesday throughout the year.

The Silver Programme

Based at Sage Gateshead We offer a wide variety of daytime musical activities for people over the age of 50, within a relaxed, informal and supportive environment including singing of all kinds, steel pans, guitars, recorders, rock ensembles and much

The Soundroom Community Music Project

The Soundroom is a community music project based on Cuthbert Street near the Redheugh Bridge in Gateshead. 

The Spirit of Chandless

The Spirit of Chandless is a community project working with Photographer Sharon Bailey and Artist Stevie Ronnie to develop and create an on-line resource which will archive, interpret and explain the heritage of the Chandless Estate in Gateshead.

The Waste and Recycling Visitor Education Centre

The Visitor and Education Centre aims to be your first port of call for all your recycling and waste management education connected to sustainability.

To support your needs, we provide the following free of charge:


The Community Centre has been developed by Warriors Community Projects, built by its volunteers and grown by its users into a valued community asset, which continues to be supported financially by the Felling Warriors Boxing/Thai Boxing club.  The Wh

Thomas Hepburn Community Zone

Fantastic Facilities available to hire at reasonable prices, which include Sports Hall, Dance Studio, Performance Hall, Multi Use Games Area, Community Lounge and Conference Room. Please feel free to contact us to book any of our facilities or if you

Time for Others

We are sorry our group 'Time for Others' is no longer holding coffee mornings every Wednesday, due to poor response in people attending.


TIU is an Education and Training organisation.

TIU provide Networking, Coaching; Mentoring and Training programmes for BAME youth(12-25 yrs), professionals and our allies

Our aim is to:

Trading Standards

The Council's Trading Standards service deals with a variety of consumer legislation covering:

Two Castles Housing Association

Two Castles Housing Association provides affordable homes for people over the age of 55.  We have a range of sheltered accommodation across the north east in Gateshead and Sunderland offering a safe and secure environment to live whilst maintaining t

Tyne Theatre and Opera House

The Tyne Theatre & Opera House offers the best in Music, Comedy and Theatre.

Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership

Tynedale Voodoo American Football Club

We are a brand new Ladies American Football Team founded in January 2016 and the First Ladies team in Tyne and Wear We train every Sunday from 11am in Winlaton We welcome players from all over the North East Complete beginners Welcome Fitness level u

Tyneside 114 BSAC (Sub-Aqua Club)

We are a branch of the British Sub-Aqua Club. Our activities include scuba and snorkel training, snorkeling; local, uk-wide and foreign diving and diving holidays.

Tyneside A Cappella

Meets at West Moor Community Centre, Benton Lane, Westmoor. NE12 7NP Ladies 4 part acapella singing. Mondays at 7.30pm

Tyneside and Northumberland Mind

Tyneside and Northumberland Mind is a mental health charity operating across Tyneside and Northumberland.

Tyneside Beekeepers

Tyneside Beekeepers is a friendly, open group of beekeepers based in the North East of England, around Newcastle and Gateshead.

Tyneside Book Club

We are a group of like-minded readers who meet on the first Monday of each month in Gateshead to discuss - guess what - a book. Members take turns to choose the title - and then we have a good old heated debate.

Tyneside Ceilidh Club

Enjoy easy dancing with a group of friendly and enthusiastic people. Each dance is ‘called’ and walked through first, so previous dancing experience is not necessary. Lively music is provided by The Redheughers Ceilidh Band led by Robin Dunn.

Tyneside Women's Health

We offer tailored mental health and emotional support for women. Our main services are: Drop-in sessions Mental health courses Therapeutic activities Support groups Councelling Personal growth Service user participation To access any of our service

US Active

US is a North East-based charity working across Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and North Durham. US helps young people aged 12 to 25, with or at risk of mental health issues, get involved in exercise and sport to improve their quality of life.

Valley Studios

We are the home of inspiring creativity and innovative training in performing arts slap bang in the middle of North East England. Nestled in Gateshead’s Team Valley we are a busy hub for professional performers, artists and students creating exciting

Veterans at Ease

Veterans at ease is a north east based charity helping veterans and their families deal with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other combat stress related issues. The charity is run by veterans for veterans.

Veterans Support - Walking with The Wounded North East is Operational

Walking with the Wounded is now operational and working from Gatehead Council providing Employment and Family Welfare Support to Veterans , Carers ,Partners and Spouses .

Victims First Northumbria

We provide practical and emotional support to help victims of crime across Northumbria, helping them to cope and recover from their experience wether they have reported this to the Police or not. This includes the Heal Project - specialist support fo


VONNE is the support body for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in the North East of England.

Washington Fencing Club

Meet at the Millennium Centre, Concord, Washington every Wednesday night 7:00 to 9:00. Foil, epee and sabre, adults and juniors. Head coach Pat Pearson, assistant coaches Gary Mills and Marie Matheson.

Washington Wargames Club

All periods catered for, multi-player games, competitive leagues, role playing etc. Meets every third Sunday at Columbia Village Hall

Wearside Women In Need

Refuge, advice and support to women and children suffering domestic violence. Office Tel No: 0191 565 8877 24hr Domestic Violence Helpline for women and children experiencing domestic abuse 0800 066 5555 or 0191 415 1506.

Wesley Memorial Methodist Church

Wesley Memorial is a lively Methodist Church on Durham Road, Low Fell. We meet for worship at 10.30am every Sunday, Younger Church also meets at 10.30am. Evening services on special occasions at 6.00pm. Many community groups meet at Wesley.

WEYES Children North East counselling

Children North East are proud to be able to offer an extension of their counselling service in to the Gateshead area. A team of specialist, qualified, BACP registered counsellors are currently taking referrals for counselling CYP aged 9 – 25yrs, thr

Whickham & District in Bloom Committee

The aim of the committee which was formed in 1976 is to promote, advance and encourage all aspects of horticulture within Whickham, Swalwell, Dunston, Lobley Hill & Sunniside areas.

Whickham & District Local History Society

We are the Local History Society for Whickham, providing a programme of monthly talks on the fourth Monday evening of each month from September to April, in the Community Centre on Front Street, Whickham, starting at 7.45pm.

Whickham & District Motor Club Ltd

Whickham & District Motor Club Whickham and District Motor Club was established in 1963 and has been one of the North East's largest and most involved motor clubs in the rallying scene for over 40 years. 

Whickham Community Centre

Whickham Community Centre is one of the busiest Community Centres in the Gateshead area.

Whickham Fellside Youth Football Club


This season we have 33 teams playing in our distinctive yellow and green colours, from Under-7 to Under-23's, a huge age-range of youth football with many multiple age group teams.

Whickham Hermitage Community Garden

Opening Times

Mon-Sun - 9am-4pm

Whickham Photographic Club

Interested in Photography: This could be for You. Whickham Photographic Club How long have we been going?

Whickham Rotary Club

Whickham Rotary is one of 34,000 Rotary clubs throughout the World; we depend on the dedication of our members who volunteer their time and talent to help others at home and abroad.

Whickham Scouts (1st Whickham 32nd Gateshead)

We are the largest Scout Group in Gateshead and we are always looking for new people to join in the fun. We are open to youth members between the ages of 6 and 14 we also have room for adult helpers and any skill you might have will be appreciated!

Whickham St Mary the Virgin Music

St Mary the Virgin Parish Church (11th Century) has a fine musical tradition with choir, ad-hoc orchestral group and fine 3 manual organ by Vincent.

Whickham Theatre Club

Whickham Theatre Club has entertained the people of Whickham and neighbouring communities since the 1970’s. We have an excellent reputation for our family Christmas shows which we usually perform during the last week in November.

Whickham Thorns Outdoor Activity Centre

Welcome to Wickham Thorns Outdoor Activity Centre! Check out our Facebook page for updates

Whickham Walking Group

We have had a full year of walks, mostly muddy, some snowy and a few on beautiful sunny days. We are now attempting longer walks to accommodate the 'younger and fitter' members of the group. We have enjoyed four celebration meals this year.

Whickham Wind

A windband for adult players. We began in the autumn of 2010 with the intention of providing an opportunity for adult players of woodwind and brass instruments to develop together. We now have about 35 members.  

Whickham Zumba

This is a fun, energetic exercise class that anyone can participate in (regardless of age, gender, fitness or dance ability). ​ Come along for a wiggle and a giggle, as well as meeting new friends and burning some calories.

Whitehall Road Methodist Church

Whitehall Road Methodist Church is located in the middle of the Bensham area of Gateshead, close to the town centre.

Winlaton & District Local History Society

The society was formed in 1970 by a group of twelve members with the aim of researching and promoting the history of the local area.

Winlaton Community Centre

Both the young people and adults who use our centre in large numbers for a wide range of activities, perceive the Winlaton Centre as a welcoming and friendly place.

Winlaton Library Volunteer Association

The library at Winlaton opened as a Community Library in July 2013, and is run by Winlaton Library Volunteer Association. Our library stocks a large range of books across many genres.

Winlaton Mill Village Hall

Aims/Objectives:  To provide facilities and promote activities in educational, social and cultural fields .


Winlaton Sketching Club

We are a small and friendly art club happy to give advice and help. We meet in  Winlaton Community Centre on Wednesday evenings from 6pm to 8pm. We have an annual exhibition with pictures for sale on the last weekend in September. New members are ver

Winlaton Vulcans Rugby Union Football Club

To further the game of Rugby football.

Winlaton Warriors Amateur Rugby League Club

Winlaton Warriors ARLFC run an Open Age Team catering for 16+ players and competes in League 2 of the North East Rugby League Competition which takes on Saturdays between May and September.They also have a Junior Section known as the ‘Little Warriors

Workers Educational Association - North East Region

Life long learning and further education for adults. 100 years young in 2003

Yoga & Pilates Fusion

If you feel tired, a bit stressed or overwhelmed come along and join a lovely friendly group of ladies every Monday & Wednesday 7-8pm in the Dance Studio at Thomas Hepburn Academy. The session involves very basic yoga & pilates moves designed

Young Womens Outreach Project

The Young Women's Outreach Project was established in 1992 to provide a specialist service to young women aged 11 to 19 years across in the North East of England.

Your Voice Counts

Your Voice Counts is a registered charity that supports people with learning disabilities to live the lives they want to live. We can help people in lots of ways.

Your Voice Counts' Travel Buddy Project

Your Voice Counts’ Travel Buddy project is a service that supports people with learning disabilities in Gateshead to learn to travel safely and independently. Are you a person with a learning disability?

Youth Focus: North East

Established in 1989, Youth Focus: North East (formerly Regional Youth Work Unit – North East) is a regional hub connecting young people and the organisations and professionals who support them.