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
Meets on third Wed of the month from 7.15pm.
Men in the Workshop, Glendale Business Park, Haugh Head, Wooler, NE71 6QP
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
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.