On Saturday, there will be a coffee morning in Cleadon Methodist Church hall from 10am to noon in aid of St Clare’s Hospice. This annual event offers a Christmas stall in addition to the usual cakes, preserves, and books etc, plus a raffle. There is always plenty of tea or coffee, scones, biscuits and people to chat with. Go along and enjoy it while supporting this excellent charity.
Cleadon Village Drama Club’s production of Ladies Day, by Amanda Whittington, opens on Monday and continues until Saturday, November 12, in the Little Theatre in Boldon Lane. When four fish packers from Hull invade the glamorous world of Royal Ascot you can expect much hilarity and a little poignancy. Played ‘in the round’ this promises to be an enjoyable first of the season. Tickets at £6.50 are available by ringing 0191 447 0493.
A special service for All Souls’ Day, when our loved ones are remembered, will be held in All Saints’ Church at 3pm on Sunday.
Toddlers@All Saints meets every Wednesday in All Saints’ parish hall from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. All babies and toddlers are welcome to go along and take their mums, dads, grans or carers to play with them. A similar age group meets in the Chapter House on Sundays at 10am. Known as the Saintlets, they have some play time before joining the church’s congregation.
Learning Ladders meets in All Saints’ Old Schoolroom, next to the parish hall. It offers top up education in maths and English for children at various stages of their education. It is designed to meet the standards of the National Curriculum but maximises learning by giving each child an individual programme, helping them to gain confidence through participation and achievement. Contact 0191 529 0792 to find out more.
Lingo Kids holds French classes for children from Reception class to Year 6 and meets in the Old Schoolroom, next to All Saints’ parish hall every Wednesday in term-time from 4.40pm. Book a place or find out more by ringing 07454383249.
Soup and roll lunches are available every Tuesday in All Saints’ parish hall from 11.45am to 1.15pm. There is a choice of homemade soups with a roll followed by homemade cake with tea or coffee all for £3. In addition, there is a lovely welcoming and social atmosphere, so go along and give it a go.