advent and christmas 2019 benwell and scotswood (1)

Download our events leaflet for Advent & Christmas 2019 here.


St James’ Events:

Saturday 14th December, 6-8.30pm
Christmas knees up with West End Voices
All are invited to this Christmas event with the community choir. Supper included – £4 suggested donation.

Christmas Eve, 24th December, 6.30pm
Carols & Crib service
By candlelight we sing carols and tell the Nativity story by building our nativity scene. Admission free.
If you are able, you are invited to bring gifts for homeless adults to be distributed by the charity Changing Lives.

Christmas Day, 25th December, 10am
Christmas day service
With Holy Communion.


St Margaret’s Events:

Saturday 7th December, 2-4pm
Christmas Fayre
Raffles, bake stalls, bric-a-brac and plenty of fun ‘Messy Church’ activities for children. Admission free.

Tuesday 17th December, 4.30-6pm
Kids Christmas Disco
For a ticket contact Rachel – 07864681970. £2 (food included!)

Christmas Eve, 24th December, 5pm
Carols, Crib & Christingle service!
We tell the Nativity story by singing carols, building our nativity scene and decorating oranges for the traditional Christingles. Admission free.

Christmas Day, 25th December, 10am
Christmas day service
With Holy Communion.


Venerable Bede Events:

Sunday 1st December, 4pm
Churches Together Advent Sunday service

Tuesday 10th December, 7pm
West Road Community Carol service
Join us in a festive gathering to celebrate a year of supporting one another in the West End. Admission free.

Christmas Eve, 24th December, 4pm
Carols & Crib service
We tell the Nativity story by building our nativity scene and singing carols. Admission free.

Christmas Eve, 24th December, 11.30pm
Midnight Mass
All are invited to gather on this holy night to remember Christ entering the world.

Christmas Day, 25th December, 10am
Christmas day service
With Holy Communion.


St John’s Events:

Sunday 1st December, 10am
Advent Sunday Service.
With Holy Communion.

Saturday 14th December, 1.30-3pm
Kids Christmas party
Festive fun for the young ones! Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Contact Edith on 07881998860. Admission free.

Wednesday 18th December, 6pm
St John’s Carol Service


Elsewhere in the Parish:

Cornerstone Community centre, NE4 7TU
Sunday 1st December, 1-3pm
Christmas Lunch
The churches of Benwell & Scotswood Team Parish invite you to join them for a festive version of their monthly lunch. Free (donations welcome).

Pendower Good Neighbour Project NE15 6SD
Wednesday 11th December, 5.30-8.30pm
Pendower Christmas Special
The Sunnybank centre on Pendower Estate hosts a Christmas event for the whole family.