Christmas is Coming!!


If you have activities and Events, let us know and we will publicise them here


Christmas Breakfast with Santa at pact House
Pact house is offering a Christmas breakfast with Santa Christmas event on Saturday the 15th December between 10am-12pm. This is a free event and the children also receive a gift from Santa. I have attached the flier for you to print out and share with your families.

Christmas in Chester Le Street
Christmas comes to Chester-Le-Street Town Centre this coming Saturday 1st December at 1pm. This FREE event sees comedy acts 'Fairly Famous' and 'There's Nothing Like a Dame' performing up and down the Front Street leading up to the Stage show from 4pm in the Market Place and the all-important Christmas Tree Lights Switch on. There will be free parking in council run Chester-Le-Street car parks from 10am. I have attached an information flier for you to share with families.

Christmas food hampers
Feeding Families are offering our families in need a food hamper for over the Christmas period again this year. This will be referral only through their website which is now open. As they are now a registered charity, they have to be assured that the families we refer in are in genuine need, and they will take your referral as confirmation of this.
They are also in need of our support to gather donations if any of you could spare some time J and have an online raffle to raise funds if any of you wish to take part at

Referrals are to be taken through their website at-

Find out more on their Facebook page

Christmas at The Auckland Project

Get into the festive spirit with a host of seasonal activities and events at The Auckland Project throughout November and December

including specialist shopping markets, festive arts and crafts and a traditional Christmas Carol service.

More Information

Christmas Activities

I have included lists of Christmas activities that are available in the county, Please feel free to share with your families.

Feeding Families Christmas 2018

See attached information about the feeding families project.

The Greatest Showman

Brandon Carrside Youth Project are holding Christmas Extravaganza’s at four venues over the first week in December. The Greatest Showman, A holiday spectacular for the whole family….

1st December 3.30-5.30pm at Usher moor Catholic Club
1st December 5.30-7.30pm at New Brancepeth Village Hall
8th December 3-5pm at Esh Winning, Lady Queen of Martyrs
8th December 5-7pm at Brandon Carrside Youth Club

Tickets are £1.50 and can be bought at any of the youth clubs or Contact 0191 3784975

Foodbank Christmas Opening Times

Please find attached our Christmas opening times so that you can give the information to any clients receiving a voucher nearer the time.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the office on 0191 3037559



Christmas Crafts @ The Woodpile

We're running a Christmas Crafts Workshop, just wondering if you'd mind advertising it? here's a link to book and for more info, thanks

Chester-le-Street Theatre Group proudly presents ‘Robin Hood (The Geordie Pantomime Adventure)’

In this brand new adaptation of the classic Robin Hood story there’s a true local twist. Featured are all of the essential characters for a true and faithful telling of the story – but there’s also a few surprises in there too!!!! Within this action-packed story are frequent swords, swashbuckling and a catalogue of festive fun and jokes! You won’t want to miss it! Click for the Poster

TIERED SEATING AVAILABLE From Tuesday 27th November – Saturday 1st December at Chester-le-Street Community Centre Performances nightly at 7.15 pm with a 2.15 pm Saturday Matinee £10 Adults and £8 Concessions

Tickets available by calling our Box Office on 0191 3883778

We are proudly supporting NEH (North East Homeless) again during this production. Like our hero Robin Hood we would like to share our fortune with those less fortunate, so from now until closing night we shall be collecting items such as thermal socks, gloves & hats (no scarves), toiletries such as hygiene wipes, deodorant, feminine items etc (no aerosols), underwear (new), sleeping bags and insulated flasks/cups to help our street friends through the winter. Any donations will be gratefully accepted and passed on to NEH after the show. For anyone wishing to donate collection boxes will be placed in the Community Centre or donations can be given to cast members who will pass them on.

BEAUREPAIRE Community Christmas Event

Attached is our poster for 'A Traditional Christmas' asking for performers. Please share and get involved!

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