The Stanhope Community Centre is a registered charity (Reg. Charity No. 1166351) based within the old Police Station (built in 1841). Located in the beautiful market town of Stanhope in Weardale, County Durham, the centre offers comfortable accommodation for all kinds of community events and a wide range of leisure activities for all ages and all abilities.

Stanhope Community Centre

Take a look at our activities & classes, and start something new in 2019.

We have activity rooms, meeting rooms, a large hall, plus a computer suite for community use. There are on-site tea and coffee making facilities along with cooking facilities.

Come and join one of our activities and make new friends.

Disabled facilities available.



Activities & Classes


 Textile Group — Fibre Folks

Spinning, knitting, crochet, weaving




Sewing Group

Sewing, patchwork




Art & Craft Classes

Pottery, Tiffany style glass, mixed crafts




 Leisure & Exercise Classes

Bridge, circuits, pilates, table tennis




Other Classes

 Ukulele, creative writing, community bank, Duke of Edinburgh Award




Timetable — October 2019

MONDAY 9.30am – 10.30am Circuits/Exercise Class
12.00 noon – 2.00pm Learn Bridge
2.00pm – 5.00pm Bridge
6.30pm – 8.30pm Ukulele Group  – beginners welcome
6.15pm – 7.15pm

7.15pm – 7.45pm

Wellbeing Unlimited – Circuit Fitness

Wellbeing Unlimited -HIIT – fast & furious – exercise

TUESDAY 10.00am – 12.00noon Tiffany Style Glass
10.00am – 12noon  Community Bank
12.00 noon – 1.30pm

6.15pm – 7.00pm

Table Tennis

Wellbeing Unlimited – Beginners Circuit

WEDNESDAY 10.00am – 11.00am Pilates
10.00am – 12.00 noon Creative Writing
1.00pm – 4.00pm Textile Group  – Fibre Folk
6.30pm – 8.00pm Exercise/Pilates
THURSDAY 9.30am– 12.30pm Pottery
10.00am – 12noon Lip Reading NEW – starting 31.10.19
6.15pm – 7.15pm Wellbeing Unlimited -Legs, Bums and Tums
 FRIDAY 10.00am – 12.30 noon Sewing Group/Patchwork
SATURDAY 9.30am -3.30pm Scrap Bank – Handicrafts

Whist drives each Friday  at 7.30pm

and second Saturday each month at 2.00pm – all welcome.




We always welcome people who would like to help us.

Activity & Class Instructors

If you have an interest or hobby, that you would like to share with others, or maybe you want to start a new interest group, then get in touch, we always try our best to accommodate everyone.

Garage Sales Helpers

If you can give a few hours of your time on a regular basis please come and help us.

Students, work-seekers some time with us could help with your future and add a different experience to your c.v.

See contact details below to find out more.



Room Hire

We offer several rooms at low cost rent. Whether you want to run a group session or hold a meeting or seminar our rooms offer light and comfortable rooms of various sizes.

We also have a large hall (see image 3) which is ideal for exercise classes, seminars, presentations and talks.

We also provide tea, coffee, soft drinks and light refreshments. Catering can be arranged.

Please contact us with your requirements and we will provide you with a competitive price.








    You can contact us by using any of the following methods:

Email: | Tel: 01388 528955 | Facebook



Stanhope Community Association

11 Front Street, Stanhope, County Durham, DL13 2NQ

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