Friday Gang, at South Hylton Methodist Church, will be ending this term on Friday with a family fun night. All the family are invited to go along and enjoy fun and games and tasty things to eat. This will be the last get together until mid-September. However, the children will continue to meet each Sunday throughout the summer, at 10.30am and the first Sunday of each month is Family Service when everyone will be welcome.
On Saturday, July 2, from 10am to 5pm there will be a free family fun day in Barnes Park. There will be lots of musical entertainment at the band stand throughout the day and a number of events going on in the park including archery, Dr Who Tardis, foods from around the world, climbing wall, penalty shoot out and much more. Please note there will be no parking within the park and there is limited street parking.
Bowes Railway Museum, Springwell Road, Gateshead, holds open days regularly. There are shunting demonstrations and mining displays and also guided tours. There is something for all train enthusiasts. There is also a cafe. Open days coming up are July 4 and, August 1 and 2, and September 5 and 6. There is no charge for these events, however, donations to the upkeep of the railway would be gratefully received. For further information about Bowes visit www.bowesrailwy.uk