Activities for All Ages

Activities for all ages in our Parish listed by Venue and Day

Please note that you may attend any of the meetings/activities etc. at our churches even if this is not your regular place of worship.


All Saints' Church

Sunday - Sunday School - 10.30 am in The Vestry Meeting Room

Monday - Age UK Lunch Club - 10.30 am in The Vestry Meeting Room

Monday - (2nd and 4th Mondays) Mother's Union - 2 pm in The Vestry Meeting Room

Tuesday - Prayer Meeting - 10 am held at 28 Inverness Street, Fulwell, Sunderland

Wednesday - Ladies Fellowship - 7.30 pm in The Vestry Meeting Room

Thursday - Guides - 6 pm held at Roker Methodist Church Hall, Roker, Sunderland

Thursday - Rangers - 8 pm held at Roker Methodist Church Hall, Roker, Sunderland

Saturday - Monthly Coffee Morning (2nd Saturday of each month) - 10 am in The Vestry Meeting Room



St. Andrew's Church

Sunday - Young People's Fellowship (YPF) - 7.15 - 8.30 - held at Priestman Hall, Talbot Road, Roker, Sunderland 

Sunday - Operatic Society - 7.30 pm - held in Priestman Hall, Talbot Road, Roker, Sunderland

Monday - Monkwearmouth Drama Group - 7.30 pm - in Priestman Hall

Tuesday - Muddlers (Mums/Dads & Toddlers) - 10 am - in Priestman Hall

Tuesday - Bell Ringers Practice - 7 pm - in Church Tower

Tuesday - Bible Study - 7.30 pm - 9 pm at St. Andrew's Vicarage, 2A Park Avenue, Roker, Sunderland

Wednesday - 'Wednesday Morning Drop In' (everyone welcome) - 10.30 am - 1 pm - in Priestman Hall

Wednesday - Cubs (2 packs) - 5 pm & 6.30 pm in Priestman Hall

Wednesday - Beavers - 6 pm held at Marine Activity Centre, 

Wednesday - Parish Surgery (booking of Weddings & Baptisms) - 6.15pm - 7.15 pm - Parish Office

Thursday - Muddlers (Mums/Dads & Toddlers) - 10 am in Priestman Hall 

Friday - Rainbows - 5 pm - in Priestman Hall

Friday - Brownies - 6.15 pm - in Priestman Hall

Friday - Guides - 7.30 pm - in Priestman Hall



St. Peter's Church

(All activities take place in Bede's Bakehouse in the Church)

Monday - Photography for all - 7 pm 

Thursday - Book Club on 3rd Thursday in the month at 3 pm

Thursday - Art Class for Beginners - 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm

Friday - Afternoon Craft Group - 2.30 pm - 4 pm


Please ring 07943476510 for details regarding the Art Groups

For all other classes, new members are welcome to just come along.



SEE BELOW FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT OUR ACTIVITIES



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Afternoon Craft Group - St. Peter's

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Are you interested is attending a Craft Group? Instead of sitting at home alone why not come along with your knitting or sewing etc. to have a chat and enjoy the company of others who like to be creative?

Everyone is welcome to join us.

We meet together at St. Peter's Church, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland in Bede's Bakehouse on Fridays from 2.30 pm - 4 pm.

All Saints' Monthly Coffee Morning

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All Saints' Church have a monthly coffee morning on the 2nd Saturday of each month which is held in the Vestry Meeting Room from 10 am till 12.30 pm.


A warm welcome awaits you all!


Art Classes

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Are you interested in attending an Art class? We meet at St. Peter's in Bede's Bakehouse, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland

Beginners Art Class - 6.30 pm -

8.30 pm on Thursdays


Please ring 07943476510 for details regarding this group and attendance.

Bible Study/Prayer Meetings

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Please come and join us every Tuesday - 7.30 pm - 9 pm as we study the Bible. We meet in The Rectory, 2A Park Avenue, Roker, Sunderland. A warm welcome awaits you.

We also have a Prayer Meeting on Tuesdays at 10 am held at 28 Inverness Street, Fulwell, Sunderland which is open to everyone so please come and join us.


Please note: we are currently on a summer break until September.

Gather2Gether

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Do you want to explore the Bible or learn more about healing, ministry or prayer? Gather2Gether is a different kind of meeting with lots of different things going on. We may have a short film, a Bible reading or an activity and you may want to take part or not - it's up to you - you can just sit and listen if you like.

The Gather2Gether Meeting meets on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 6.30 pm at All Saints' Church, Fulwell, Sunderland in the Vestry Meeting Room. The meeting lasts around 90 minutes with light refreshments available afterwards. 

A warm welcome awaits you so please join us.

Ladies Fellowship

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The Ladies Fellowship usually meet in the Vestry Meeting Room at All Saints' Church, Fulwell each Wednesday night at 7.30 pm.  We often have guest speakers who give an insight into their particular area of expertise, hobby or interest.  Please feel free to come and join us - new members are always very welcome.  

Details of events and speakers appear on our facebook page at Parish of Monkwearmouth: St Andrew's, St Peter's & All Saints - Home.


Please note: we  are currently on a summer break until September.

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Men's Group

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The Men's Group meet fortnightly at The Blue Bell Pub, Fulwell, Sunderland and take part in the pub quiz enjoying a good night out whilst raising money for the Tearfund Charity. The group also meets around 4 times a year for a Curry Night!  You don't have to drink when you come out (some have beer, some soft drinks and there is a kitty). The group is open to anyone over 18 (although under 18s can come to the curry nights).

If you would like to join us our next quiz night will be Wednesday, 3rd July 2019. The quiz starts at 9 pm so please come a little bit earlier so we're ready to start. Just look for me Michael Keirl.  Hope to see you there!

For more information please contact Michael Keirl (on Facebook) or the Parish Office - 0191 5160135.

Monkwearmouth Drama Group

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Monkwearmouth Drama Group meets in the Priestman Hall, St. Andrew's Church on Monday evenings at 6.30 pm.  

The group is always looking for new members - whatever age - either to help behind the scenes or to take part in the productions. They stage everything from pantomime to Shakespeare. Why not pop along and see what takes place. If you'd like to find out more visit their facebook page: Monkwearmouth Drama Group

Mothers' Union

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The Mothers' Union meetings are held fortnightly on Monday afternoons (2nd & 4th Monday of the month) at 2 pm at All Saints' Church in the Vestry Meeting Room. There are often guest speakers (followed by refreshments) and details appear on our facebook page at Parish of Monkwearmouth: St Andrew's, St Peter's & All Saints

A warm welcome is extended to everyone (you don't need to be a mum) if you would like to attend.


Find out more about the Mothers' Union by clicking on the button below


Please note: we are currently on a summer break until September

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Photography for All

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Are you interested in attending an Photography Class? All ages are welcome.

We meet on Monday evenings at 

7 pm at St. Peter's Church in Bede's Bakehouse, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland

New members are always welcome so please just come along and join us.

St. Andrew's Operatic Society

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Do you like singing? St. Andrew's Operatic Society is always looking for new members to join them whether treading the boards or helping out behind the scenes.  The group meet at 7.30 pm on Sunday evenings in the Priestman Hall at St. Andrew's Church.  If you'd like to find out more visit the facebook page and send them a message. Facebook address is: St Andrew's Operatic Society, Sunderland.

St. Andrew's Wednesday Morning 'Drop In'

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We've been holding the Wednesday Morning 'Drop In' for around a year and it's a great opportunity for a natter over a cup of coffee or tea with delicious biscuits every Wednesday morning.  We meet in the Priestman Hall and you can join in with a bit or art or craftwork or boardgames or just join in with a chat and enjoy the company of friends old and new! The 'Drop In' lasts from 10.30 am - 12.30 pm but you don't have to stay for the whole thing and you can come and go when you like.  Come and have some fun, explore some new activities and make new friends!  Hope to see you soon!