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.

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.

REMEMBERING THE BOND

Have you seen our new booklet about the history of the Bond Church which was launched on 3rd October in the new community garden on Adelaide Terrace which celebrates the history of this much-loved church? Remembering the Bond

New Heritage Trail: Benwell and Scotswood at the time of the First World War

To commemorate the end of the First World War, we have produced a heritage trail showing some of the significant locations connected with the War. Benwell and Scotswood at the time of the First World War-Heritage Trail

COMING UP IN NOVEMBER

Tuesday 6th November 2pm at St James’ Church
In sickness and in health
Illustrated talk by Olive Taylor about the development of health services in Newcastle.

Monday 19th November 1pm at the West End Library
The Shopping Spree
Pat Lowery will give an illustrated talk about some of Newcastle’s iconic shops, past and present, including Fenwick’s, Bainbridges and Callers, and some of the most interesting stalls in the Grainger Market including the oldest existing Marks and Spencer in the world.

 

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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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