Unfortunately we have had to make the difficult decision to close St Margaret's Centre and The Old School Cafe until further notice. Staff will be contacting all attendees and customers on Monday 23rd March, and we will contact everyone again when we plan to reopen. We will be monitoring the centre's main Facebook page and will [...]
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As we are all aware, the situation is changing daily. Here at St Margaret's Centre we are doing our best to remain open so we can continue to support our attendees and local community, but to do this, we feel it is necessary to change the way we run the centre to help keep us [...]
Hi everyone! The centre is busier than ever, and we have taken the new year as an opportunity to introduce a wider variety of courses with the help of other organisations. Our course leaflet can be downloaded by following this link: February and March courses 2020 In addition to our regular courses, we are very [...]
Hello everyone, as we approach the end of 2019 we would like to say a big thank you to everyone who has supported the centre in the last year. We are busier than ever, and have big plans in 2020 to help us run an even wider range of activities, courses and groups so [...]
Windows of Wonder! In just two weeks on 15th November we will be holding a fundraising evening at the centre to coincide with this year's Durham Lumiere Festival. Our Windows of Wonder festival will light up the centre with a range of colourful window displays, and we'll be joined by the fab Peel Street band. There will also [...]
These will be the last courses of 2019 and as always they are available to anyone aged 18+ in the County Durham area who experiences mental ill health. Brown Paper Christmas Cards 31 October, 7, 14, 28 November, 5 December 10am – 12pm £3 This style of card has a natural and recycled appeal and [...]
Thursdays 10am - 1pm Everyone needs someone to talk to once in a while, and at St Margaret's Centre we see the benefit of a simple chat every single day. A friendly face can make the difference between a good day and a bad one, so we are introducing a brand new scheme to make [...]
Take a look at our next crop of short courses, available to anyone aged 18+ in the County Durham area who experiences mental ill health. Watercolours with Fineliners - FULL 19, 26 September, 10, 17, 24 October 10am - 12pm £3 This technique is sometimes known as 'line and wash'. It is quite a delicate [...]
Vacancy: Activity/Craft Organiser St Margaret's Centre is hiring an Activity/Craft Organiser to create a stimulating and varied programme of activities and social events inside and outside of the centre for attendees to enjoy, and to assist the Art Instructor in the smooth running of the craft activity area. To find out more, please download the [...]
Our new course list is out, available to anyone over the age of 18 living in the County Durham area who experiences mental ill health. Please take a look: Pebble Painting 27 June, 4, 11, 18, 25 July, 1 August 10am - 12pm... £3 Pebbles and rocks which have been washed smooth by the sea [...]