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 2018.

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

Boccia, bridge, circuits, pilates, table tennis, yoga



Other Classes

Maths tuition, ukulele, creative writing, German language, community bank, Duke of Edinburgh Award



Timetable — Sep 2018

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
TUESDAY 10.00am – 12.00 noon Tiffany Style Glass
10.00am – 12.00 noon Community Bank
10.00am – 12.00 noon German Language
12.00 noon – 1.30pm Table Tennis
WEDNESDAY 9.30am – 10.30am

10.35am 11.35am

Pilates – Gentle – NEW

Pilates – NEW

10.00am – 12.00 noon Crafty Creations – Mixed Crafts – NEW
10.00am – 12.00 noon Creative Writing
1.00pm – 4.00pm Textile Group  – Fibre Folk
6.30pm – 8.00pm Exercise/Pilates
6.30pm – 8.30pm Duke of Edinburgh’s Award  (9th May)
THURSDAY 9.30am– 12.30pm Pottery
 FRIDAY 10.00am – 12.30 noon Sewing Group/Patchwork
11.00am – 12.00 noon Boccia
SATURDAY 10.00am – onwards MATHS TUITION – see Posters

Whist drives on Friday 4th & 18th April 2018  at 7.30pm

and Saturday 12th April 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