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

DECEMBER EVENTS

Tuesday 4th December 2-4 pm
Winter Event at St James’ Church, Benwell Lane

Join us for our annual seasonal celebration

Craft activities – Christmas decorations, cards and drawing
Local history activities – films and quizzes
Plus mince pies and mulled wine

Friday 7th December 2pm
Telling Tales about Tyneside at West End Library, Condercum Road

Join us to watch “In Fading Light” – a film set in North Shields

Friday 14th December 2pm
From Casablanca with love at West End Library

Our Christmas film event with mince pies and popcorn

 

CLICK ON EVENT TO VIEW ANY FURTHER DETAILS 

NOW AVAILABLE – 2019 EVENTS PROGRAMME  2019 Events 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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