Events, activities and films every other Wednesday
From 1.30pm, £3.50 per session
4th October – Performance: Mining Songs with folk singer Bill Elliot
Bill Elliott is the Grandson of Jack Elliott and a member of the “Elliott’s of Birtley” well -known locally, nationally and internationally for singing Coal Mining songs from the North East, the rest of the U.K. and the U.S.A. Five generations of his family worked at Harraton Colliery. The session will include singing of local Mining songs and a short film of Bill’s Dad working underground in Harraton and images of Old Fatfield from Beamish Museum’s Photo Archive.
Book above or on the door.
18th October – Film: Book Club: The Next Chapter (12a)
Follows the new journey of four best friends as they take their book club to Italy for the fun girls trip they never had. This special screening is supported by the library service and information about how to join a local book club will be available.
Stars Diane Keaton and Jane Fonda
1st November – Talk: Victorian Customs and Superstitions in North East England
An amusing talk which looks at different superstitions held by the Victorians. It might also help to explain why we have some superstitions of our own!
15th November – Film: What’s Love Got to Do with It? (12)
In London, an award-winning filmmaker documents her best friend’s journey into an assisted marriage in line with his family’s Pakistani heritage. In the process, she challenges her own attitude towards relationships.
Stars Lily James
29th November – Craft: Christmas Crafts
Join Rachel to get in the festive spirit and use natural materials to create a seasonal decorations for your home.
13th December – Christmas Party
Join us for community performances and a Christmas dinner!