Community Services

Coffee morning


Coffee Morning: 10.30am – 12.00pm

(First Monday of every month)

Are you new to the Centre and not sure of what we do or offer? Pop in to see us on the first Monday of every month between 10.30-12.00pm. Enjoy a free tea or coffee and cake and pick up some information. St Martins Centre, Roman Avenue, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2RJ. For further information contact Yvonne on 0191 276 4002.

Memory Teas: 1.00pm – 3.00pm

(Second and Fourth Monday of every month)

From Monday 11th September Memory Teas will be held every second and fourth Monday of the month. Dementia friendly, carers, friends and family welcome. Come along and join in our fun activities or just enjoy a cuppa, cake and a chat! Activities will vary week to week and will include music, crafts, memory boxes, local history, games and much more! You can also access information regarding benefits and Lasting Power of Attorney. If you would like more information please call Yvonne on 0191 276 4002 – Suggested donation £2

Chi Mi Verses Arthritis: 10.30am – 11.30am – FREE

Do you have an MSK condition (arthritis, fibromyalgia etc.)? Chi Me improves flexibility, balance, mobility, and can help with pain. Sessions are free…why not give it a try? Contact Annie Crompton, Regional Officer 07483 320 309


Art Session: 10.00am – 12.00pm – FREE

Come and try painting with watercolour, where we explore fun exercises, doodles and paintings, within a calm and relaxed setting. All course information and materials will be provided by the tutor.

Councillor Surgery: 12.00pm – 1.00pm

(Byker Ward Surgeries Held Second Tuesday of every month)

Your local Byker Ward Councillor is available every month except for August and Bank Holidays. Meet your local Councillor to discuss issues, problems and to give feedback on your local community. Members of Parliament (MPs) | Newcastle City Council can be reached by phone at 0191 211 6216 or by email at You can also enter your postcode on the website to find out which constituency you live in.


Techy Tea Party: Starts 28th February, 10.30am – 12.30pm – FREE

A free 4-week course learning basic IT skills, bring along your own devices and we will be providing tea, coffee and biscuits.


Crafts with Jackie: 10.30am – 12.00pm

(Alternative weeks between Crafts & Social for over 55s)

Everything provided including refreshments. Jackie will be covering the following – pop up boxes, handbags, gift bags, felt and fabric decorations plus lots more. Max 12 places per session, please book with Reception.


Newcastle Futures: 10.30am – 12.00pm

A drop in offering a range of employment and training support.

Gentle Circuits: Starts 8th March, 11.00am – 12.00pm – £2 per session

Gentle circuits for those who prefer lower impact and gentle exercise.


Money Advice for Households in Byker and Walker (MANE)

(By appointment only,  07436 569 208)

MANE offers a free, unconditional and face to face debt advice service. Appointments are available by arrangement on an individual basis Monday, Wednesday or Thursday daytimes, or attend our drop in on Wednesday morning 10-12 for an initial chat. Please contact Susan Watson on 07436 569 208 for an informal no obligation chat, or email

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