Men’s Groups in Northumberland

Men’s  Groups in Northumberland (Extract from the Golden Guide Northumberland, 2018)

Hexham Beacon Club, Trinity Methodist Church Hall, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE46 3LS  

01670 605670 Mel Wall

Friendly social group for retired men with speakers, occasional events, small weekly charge. Meets Wed 10.30 am—12.00pm. New members welcome.


Men’s Breakfast, Anglers Arms, Weldon Bridge, Longframlington, NE65 8AX

01665 570660, David Shipley          

Monthly group includes cooked breakfast, speaker, occasional walks and trips. Last Sat of the month from 8.30am.


Men’s Fellowship, Salvation Army Hall, Hartford Road West, Bedlington, NE22 6UK

01670 829356 

Meets on third Wed of the month from 7.15pm.


Men in the Workshop, Glendale Business Park, Haugh Head,  Wooler, NE71 6QP 

01668 260248            

Royal Voluntary Service group runs Tues—Fri 10.00am—2.30pm. Sessions for beginners or established woodworkers in fitted workshop. Friendly group.


Men’s Shed, Earth Balance, West Sleekburn Farm, Bomarsund, Northumberland, NE22 7AD

01670 457 557 Keith Nicholson

Self-help men’s group meets Fri 2.00pm—4.00pm at the Earth Balance site next to the Blue Tower. Group members share tools and resources working on their own projects and build or repair projects in the community. No registration, informal and friendly, just turn up.


Men’s Shed, Groundwork North East, Union Depot, Front Street, Pegswood NE61 6RG

01670 514876                  

Men’s shed group Wed 10.00am—12.00pm at Pegswood. Also informal group run by Friends of Ashington Community Woods. Ring for details of either group in advance of a first visit.


Men’s Shed, Newbiggin Leisure Centre, Woodhorn Rd, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea NE64 6HG

01670 625527, David Turnbull or 01670 629136 Kay Yeo

Free photography sessions, fortnightly, Tues 1.30pm—3.30pm. Expert tuition, location visits. Equipment not essential. All abilities welcome, just turn up.  


Senior Gentleman’s Club, Memorial Hall, Darras Road, Ponteland, NE20 9NX

01661 872661, Donald Lloyd

Club for over 55s meets second Mon of the month from 2.00pm. Guest speaker and refreshments, occasional outings and visits.


For more on men’s groups see pages 9-10 in the Golden Guide Newcastle & North Tyneside 2017.