What’s on

Tell us what you’d like to see at Citizens House! More activities and events are being added all the time and we welcome enquiries from tutors and organisers – email bookings@citizenshouseconsett.org.uk

For one-off sessions (eg craft workshops, Seated Yoga taster, and a brand new ‘Pop and Prosecco’ singing event see  Workshops and events


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.

Support Group 11.00 am – 12.00 noon, weekly (not bank holidays) 
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
Contact Paul Grey at Keep Moving CIC on 07533 852 510

NEW!! Pilates for Beginners 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm, weekly from 8 July
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

Swingfit dance fitness, 11.00 am – 12.00 noon 
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.

Oasis for Life Café 9 .00 am – 3.00 pm

Forget-me-not Friends, 2.00 pm – 3.30 pm, monthly  2nd Tuesday
Dementia support group. Call Jennifer on 01207 500602.



Keep Moving – Exercise for Everybody 12.00 noon – 12.50 pm, weekly
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 (no classes in August)
Tutor: Sonya Wilks. Suitable for all levels. Call Sonya on 07976 439498.

Oasis for Life Café 9.00 am – 3.00 pm

Yoga with Jacqui Gunnion 7.00 pm – 8.30 pm, weekly (no classes in August)
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.

Jacqui is running a special Seated Yoga class on 23 July – why not give it a try or recommend it to someone you know who has limited mobility?

Oasis for Life Café 9.00 am – 3.00 pm

Al-anon family group 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm, weekly
Please contact John on 07718 762321

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

Coming up:

Consett and District Photographic Society– meets weekly at Citizens House from September 2019. Call David on 07546 588871.

Consett and Vale of Derwent Field Club – meets every month at Citizens House from November 2019. Call Jean on 01207 501989.