North East & Yorkshire

Durham Friendship Centre is a very successful organisation of 50 members and we still have room for more.

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Our Monthly Meeting

We meet at 2:00 pm on the second Tuesday of the month at
Belmont Community Centre for entertainment by a guest speaker
and to enjoy each others company.

Our Programme of Speakers


Mar 14: AGM.

Apr 11: Glynis Granger, Young Prince Philip.

May 9: Dave Tindall, Changing Steps North East.

Jun 13: Gwen Keating, Seedy and Sophisticated.

Jul 11: Steve Cox, Air Traffic Control.

Aug 8: Colin Tonks, Tall Ships Adventure.

Sep 12: Kath and Harry Gilbert, Burma.

Oct 10: Gary Bankhead, Up Date on River Wear Assembledge.

Nov 14: Peter Stemmer, A Voice for All Occasions.

Dec 12: Alf Hext - Singer, Christmas Party.


Jan 9: David Fowler, Reiki-relaxation & Hearing.

Feb 13: John Moreels, Nostalgic Views of the North.

Mar 13: AGM.

Our Activities

Ten Pin Bowling - gives us gentle exercise every Monday at 10:30 am in AMF Bowl, Washington.

Pub Lunches - expand our waistlines every fourth Tuesday at 12 noon at a variety of venues

Day and Weekend Trips - provide camaraderie and relaxation at various times of the year.

Durham is an Independent Friendship Centre and also a Member of the Friendship Centre Federation