What’s on

Tell us what you’d like to see at Citizens House! We welcome enquiries from tutors and organisers – email bookings@citizenshouseconsett.org.uk

See also Workshops and events

The Oasis for Life cafe at Citizens House is open weekdays 9 am till 3 pm, and is ideal for lunch, drinks and snacks before or after a class or activity. 


MONDAY (except bank holidays)
Oasis for Life Café 9.00 am – 3.00 pm
The Cafe is run by the learners, volunteers and staff at Learning for Life – come along and try their great new menu in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.

Consett auto-immune support group 11.00 am – 12.00 noon, weekly (not bank holidays). (Room 3)
This is an informal volunteer-led support group for people living with a chronic illness, chronic pain, or an auto-immune condition. Come along and have a cuppa, a chat, a moan, tell us how you cope with your condition …. or just listen in a friendly setting. Please give Elaine a call on 07722 889958, or message Elaine Divers on Facebook to find out more.

Keep Moving – Exercise for Everybody 11.00 am – 11.50 am, weekly (Main hall)

Tutor Paul Grey specialises in exercise for people with a wide range of health and mobility issues including cardiac rehabilitation, nutrition and weight management, exercise for chronic respiratory disease, and GP referral. Contact Paul at Keep Moving CIC on 07533 852 510

Pilates class  2.30 pm – 3.30 pm, weekly (Main hall)
If you would like to find out what Pilates is all about, or if you’ve already done some Pilates and want to learn more, then this is the course for you! Your instructor Mary Taylor holds a Level 3 diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork and will gradually introduce the exercises and techniques – and you don’t need to be fit or flexible!

Only £5 per session or £45 for a block of 10 weeks. Please note – booking is essential as places are limited. Contact Mary via mm_2010@hotmail.co.uk or call 07726 005844

Consett and District Photographic Society 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm, weekly September – April (Main hall)
All welcome. Call David on 07546 588871.

Oasis for Life Café 9 .00 am – 3.00 pm

Swingfit dance fitness, 11.00 am – 12.00 noon (Main hall)
This popular session runs every week and will continue throughout the summer at Citizens House. Call Joanne on 07983 755010 for more information and take a look at the Swingfit Facebook page.

Seated Yoga, 1.00 pm  – 2.00 pm STARTS TUESDAY 3 SEPTEMBER (Room 1)
For people with limited mobility, all levels, small class for individual attention. See Jacqui Gunnion Yoga Facebook page, call her on  07759990047 or  email jgunnion@btinternet.com.

Forget-me-not Friends, 2.00 pm – 3.30 pm, monthly  2nd Tuesday. A friendly and welcoming dementia support group. Call Jennifer on 01207 500602. (Main hall in Sept & Oct)


Oasis for Life Café 9.00 am – 3.00 pm

Keep Moving – Exercise for Everybody 12.00 noon – 12.50 pm, weekly (Main hall)
Contact Paul Grey at Keep Moving CIC on 07533 852 510

Oasis for Life Café 9.00 am – 3.00 pm

Lotus Integral Yoga 11.00 am – 12.30 pm, weekly (Main hall)
Tutor: Sonya Wilks. Suitable for all levels. Call Sonya on 07976 439498.

Yoga with Jacqui Gunnion 7.00 pm – 8.30 pm, weekly (Main hall)
Tutor Jacqui is a British Wheel of Yoga Teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience. Her classes are suitable for everyone  from absolute beginners to people who already have a regular practice. See Jacqui Gunnion Yoga Facebook page, call her on  07759990047 or  email jgunnion@btinternet.com.

Oasis for Life Café 9.00 am – 3.00 pm

Al-anon family group 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm, weekly (Room 1 or Room 3)
Please contact John on 07718 762321

Consett Craft Collective Craft & Gift market 11.00 am – 2.00 pm, monthly 2nd Saturday. (Main hall)

Check out the Facebook link, please share & invite! This is an exciting vibrant market showcasing local arts, crafts and gifts. Bakery and refreshments. Free entry.

Consett and Vale of Derwent Field Club 6.30 pm, twice monthly November – February (Main hall)
This long-established and popular walking club (see website) runs a programme of winter talks which cover a wide range of topics from travel to nature, conservation to health. There is a small charge to attend which includes refreshments.  Upcoming dates are Saturday 2 November, Saturday 16 November, Saturday 14 December. For information call Jean on 01207 501989.