Welcome

You can use the menu above to find out information about us – who we are and what we do, as well as the history and importance of the church and the graveyard. Please have a look at our What’s On page which will tell you about any forthcoming events or activities that you can take part in

NOW AVAILABLE TO WATCH

Our new film about the history of industry along the West Newcastle riverside can be viewed by clicking here. (Note – when you click on this link you may get a message about advertising – this is from our free hosting service. We do not make any money from these adverts)

Riverside Voices: War and Peace on the Tyne was commissioned by St James’ Heritage & Environment Group as part of our First World War project funding by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The film was directed by local film-maker Adrin Neatrour.

COMING UP SOON

Events in October
Tuesday 2nd October 2pm at St James’ Church
Condercum from the Romans to the bankers
Join us for this illustrated talk which offers a virtual tour around the sites of Roman and Victorian Benwell
Monday 15th October 1pm West End Library
Remembering St Stephen’s Church and Elswick
All that remains of St Stephen’s Church today is the spire. Do you remember the church and the surrounding area before the major housing clearance programmes of the 1960s and 70s? Join us for a slide show of photographs of St Stephen’s and its parish. Bring your own memories and photographs to share.
Tuesday 16th October 2pm at St James’ Church
St James’ People
Guided tour of the historic graveyard

 

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NEW PROGRAMME FOR AUTUMN 2018  Autumn 2018 Programme

Watch our short films about people buried in St James’ Graveyard  Stories from the Graveyard

– West End Stories: St James’ Heritage & Environment Group

              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLApmrnW2j8

The Graveyard Film – Watch our film about St James’ Graveyard

              https://youtu.be/W2pQFH8up5g 

 

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