Monday, 6 September 2010

Remembering Benwell

St James’ Church, Benwell

September 10TH-12TH 2010

Open for visitors:

Friday 10th 10.30-4, Saturday 11th 10.30-4.30, Sunday 12th 12 – 4.

Every day:

• Photographic displays – “Remembering Benwell” and “West end churches”.
• Explore the church and graveyard - self-guided tours.
• Find your ancestors - searchable data-base and plan of graveyard.
• Noah’s Ark exhibition – hundreds of woolly animals and a knitted Ark on display!
• Refreshments

Friday 10th September

10.30 a.m. Doors open. Coffee and scones.

11.00 a.m. Talk on: “Methodism in West Newcastle”:

2.00 p.m. Talk on: “The local heritage of John Dobson”:

4.00 p.m. Film show: “West Newcastle through the past century”

Saturday 11th September

10.30 a.m. Doors open

All day Family activities – graveyard trail, colouring, face painting, etc

11.00 a.m. Try our homemade cakes

11.30 a.m. Guided tour of church

2.00 p.m. Guided tour of church

Sunday 12th September

12 noon Doors open

All day Graveyard wildlife quiz

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