Chopwell Community Centre is at the heart of Chopwell village. This is an ex mining village in semi rural location on the outskirts of the West of Gateshead.
The Community Centre was established over 40 years ago and has been serving the community ever since.
We provide a wide range of services to cater for all members of the community.
** We have a community gym at £15.00 per month, £2.00 per session 8.30am to 8.00pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 9am to 1pm **
10.00 - 12 noon Men's Shed in the Men's shed cellar
7.00pm to 8.30pm Canny Chatters
Coffee shop 9.30am to 1.00pm
Want somewhere to meet your friends, have a chat and some refreshments?
Every Tuesday during the school term, between 9.30am and 1.00pm, the Centre has a Coffee shop staffed by volunteers who will be happy to see you.
For more information ring the Office on 01207 562462.
Toddler Group 9.30am to 11.30am
Every Tuesday morning between 9.30am and 11.30am there is a parent led toddler group in the Centre. They use play, dance and soft play equipment to stimulate and engage children. Why not bring your toddler along and make some new friends.
Lindsay 01207 654528
Quick Crafters 1.00 - 3.00
Computer Room - 10-12.00
Craft Group 1.30pm to 3.30pm
The Craft Group meet every Wednesday between 1.30pm to 3.30pm. They are like minded ladies who enjoy dress making, embroidery, quilt making and anything creative. Quite often they have tutors who come in and demonstrate how to make new things and have helpful tips. It is a great way to socialise and make new friends, all are welcome.
Drama Group 7pm to 9pm
The drama group was formed by Dave and Barbara Heslop whom are both very talented actors. They write and produce their own plays at least twice a year for the village of Chopwell, it is a huge sell out every time. Barbara has performed with the Open clasp and Dave is a performing musician. They meet every Wednesday 7pm to 9pm and are always looking for new performers.
Ladies Group 7pm to 9pm
Ladies group is now over 20 years old. They have a full membership at present, but have a waiting list for anyone wishing to join. They meet once a fortnight, have guest speakers, trips out and meals out. Fortnightly Wednesday 7pm to 9pm.
Jitter Bugs/Dance 10.30am to 11.30am
Tea Dance 1.30pm to 3.30pm
There are over 50 people of all ages who meet and socialise at this tea dance every Thursday. They host a Christmas party and once or twice yearly take a weekly trip and stay at an Hotel which caters for ballroom dance.
Slimming World 6.00pm to 9.00pm
Chopwell has one of the most successful groups in the area. It runs from 6.30pm to 8pm every Thursday and new members are always welcome
Telephone: Carole 07934372144.
Meet on the 1st Thursday of the month.
Councillors’ surgery 6pm to 7pm
On the 3rd Thursday of every month (except August and December) you can come along between 6 and 7 pm to see one of your local Councillors and ask them for help with any issues or problems that you have.
Computer Room - 10-12.00
Indoor Bowls 10.00 12.00