The Church

The St Peter’s Church is used for regular services both at the weekends and during the week. (See service times).
The church is a large space which can easily seat 200-300 people. It is also equipped with a new sound and media system making it a useful space for larger group meetings, presentations and performances.

For all enquiries please contact Peter Crawley petercrawl@aol.com or tel: 07962 564023

The Parish Hall


The parish hall was built in the 1990s and is an extension to the church and adjacent to the Parish House. It can be accessed internally from the church and from an external side door. Car parking is available in the church car park.

It has a small galley kitchen suitable for tea and coffee making and preparation of light refreshments. The hall is well equipped with tables, chairs, crockery, glasses etc all available for use at church events and for outside bookings.


The Parish hall is available for hire and the maximum occupancy is 220.

For all enquiries please contact Peter Crawley petercrawl@aol.com or
tel: 07962 564023


The current caretaker is Mrs Celia Connelly tel. 07952 439594.

Coffee Rota

Click here for link to coffee rota

Regular Groups

Coffee Morning

All are welcome to join us for tea or coffee after 10.00am Mass on Wednesday.

Please check with the Service times that there is a service timetabled.


Kumon Maths and English is a supplementary educational programme for children aged from 3 to 18 years. After an initial assessment and once enrolled on the programme, Kumon students study daily worksheets set for them individually by the Instructor. Students progress at their own rate through the programme according to their ability.

Kumon classes run every Monday from 4pm until 6pm and every Saturday from 2pm until 4pm throughout the year.

For further information please contact the Kumon Instructor,

Liz Burrin on 07765 051136 or email gatesheadlowfell@kumoncentre.co.uk

Further information can also be found at www.kumon.co.uk

Low Fell Chrysalia Flower Club

Enjoy a relaxing evening watching a demonstration of flower arranging followed by time to share ideas and refreshments.

The flower club meets on the FIRST MONDAY of each month. If this coincides with a bank holiday then the meeting is on the second Monday of the month.

For further information please contact Heather Henderson tel. 07599082201

Over 55’s

For further information on our over 55’s group, please see our dedicated page

Rhythm Time

Here at Rhythm Time, our exciting, multi-sensory and educational baby and toddler classes will help your little one’s development from birth to pre-school.  Our specially created music-based activities will stimulate all their senses AND help develop their COMMUNICATION, SPEECH, CONFIDENCE, LITERACY, LISTENING SKILLS, PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT and SOCIAL SKILLS – all whilst having fun to music! 

Rhythm Time have GOLD accreditation with the Children’s Activities Association so you’ll be sure that our classes are the BEST quality!


Award-winning Young Baby Courses starting at St Peter’s on 14th Sept at 11am.

6 weeks for only £30.  Suitable from birth to 6 months created specifically to help your

new-born’s early development.

From 14th September

  • Toddler class at 9.30am
  • Baby class at 10.15am
  • Young baby course at 11am

For further information contact:

Claire Robertson
Rhythm Time Tyne and Wear
07932 537494

Toddler Group

For further information on Toddlers, check our dedicated page


The Fells Angels WI group meet on the second Thursday of each month and bring women of all ages and walks of life together; to learn new things, form friendships, share new experiences and to campaign on issues that matter to them and their communities.

For further information contact dianeembley@blueyonder.co.uk


Meets on the 3rd Monday of each month

Crafting Community

On the second Saturday of each month 10.30 to 12.45 everyone is invited to come together for a cup of tea or coffee, if you are a crafter you can bring this will you and join other crafters.

If you want to renew a craft from the past but need some support come along and we will attempt to find someone to help you. If you want to take up a new craft but do not know where to start or indeed wish to invest until you have tried it, again come along.

Maybe you just have an hour spare and fancy a cup of tea and a chat, again come along.

Parish Hall Events – LINK

Parish Events

The Parish Hall is used for Holy Communion and Confirmation courses throughout the year.

Each year popular and successful fundraising events eg Summer Cream Teas and December Turkey Sandwiches take place in the hall.

The Parish hall is also available for Baptism celebrations and Funeral receptions.