South Tyneside Positive Activities/Boldon Youth and Community Project’s Easter Holiday Activities this year included a trip for some of the young people to Whitley Bay Ice Rink where they had a two-hour session on the ice and an hour session of Zorb Football.
The Youth Project was able to provide these activities after securing funding from The Police Commissioners Fund at the end of last year. Twelve young people ‘endured’ a two-night residential where they took part in indoor camping at Barrowburn. They participated in map and orienteering skills where they had to navigate themselves through the surrounding areas. Throughout the walk the children were able to absorb the spectacular views and develop their team skills as well as discovering and collecting carcasses of deceased wildlife. The group would like to give a massive thank you to Escape Interventions and Allan Moore for providing this activity.
Crowgarth Fun Day Gymkhana will be held in West Boldon on the field at the top of Dipe Lane and bottom of Hylton Lane. This spring event, run by Kate and Emma Lynch and Carla Davison, will be held from 9am on Sunday, May 8. Entries on the field on the day. Classes include in hand, riding classes, tack and turnout, jumping etc. Fun dog classes will once again be part of the programme on the day. Refreshments will be available.
East Boldon Library will hold a Local History Day on Friday, May 20, from 10am. Quite a lot of old photographs of the area and other old documents have recently been donated to the library and will be on view that day.
St. George’s Church in East Boldon will hold a Patronal Festival on Saturday, April 23, at 7pm. The event will include songs performed by the worship music group Benefice. Everyone is welcome to come along.
South Tyneside Libraries Wednesday Heritage Club will hold a film event entitled Ellen, Rosemary and The Dollys in the Central Library Theatre to be introduced by Tom Kelly tomorrow at 2pm. The three Films will include Jarrow Voices. Admission is £1 and tickets are available from the Central Library 0191 424 7864.
An Antique and Interiors sale will be held tomorrow in Boldon Auction Rooms on Front Street in East Boldon. Viewing is from 9am and the sale commences at 10am.
Iyengar Yoga classes for beginners and improvers take place in the community centre on New Road in Boldon Colliery on Mondays and Fridays from 9.30am-11.15am and Tuesdays from 7pm-8.45pm. There is spare equipment available if you do not have your own. Contact the community centre for more details on 536 8085 or Trish on 1460563.
Enid Bond’s Wednesday afternoon Flower Club, which meets in East Boldon Methodist Church, on the corner of Bridle Path, each week will host an afternoon tea with a floral theme on Wednesday, April 27, from 2pm- 3.30pm. Flower arrangements and other items will be on sale, as well as homemade refreshments and raffle. All are welcome.