Mary Weir

Hamsterley Hoppings 5We have said “farewell” to one of Hamsterley’s most interesting and colourful characters – Mary Weir, who died peacefully at the home she shared with her daughter Susan.

Mary was born in London, an Eastender, but the war brought the family to the north. Continue reading

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Hamsterley Churches Together Services

The Churches Together CentreDetails of Churches Together Services in Hamsterley for January 2016 can be found by clicking this link Hamsterley CTC – January 2016


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Baptist Church January 2016

The Baptist Church, Photograph by Derek ToonIn January our Sunday services are as follows: on January 10th with our Minister Rev Trevor Rowe, on January 24th with Tony Hutter from Whitley Bay and the joint Hamsterley Churches Together service on January 31st with Stephen Fry from Darlington, all at 10.30am. The village Bible Study will be at 7.30pm on Thursday 7th, and the next Toast Office Coffee morning on Thursday 21st  January.


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Local Church Information

St James ChurchThe pages for the Churches Together Centre , St James’ Church and Methodist Chapel have both been updated providing new Churchwarden contact details for St James’ and the September/October rota for St James’ and the Methodist Chapel.

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Hamsterley Cinema – Winter Programme

Cinema - Winter Listing

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Fashio Show

Fashio ShowA Fashion Show takes place in Hamsterley Villag Hall on MONDAY 5th OCTOBER  at 7pm. Ladies & Children’s Fashions Autumn/Winter Collection (Clothes are available to purchase on the night) Adults £8.00 Children    £4.00 (to include glass of wine/juice & nibbles).

Tickets available from The Cross Keys.All proceeds to Butterwick Hospice at Bishop Auckland For more information or tickets contact:Helen Kirby on 01388 603003 or Email: helenkirby@butterwick

Download a poster here: Poster

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Mi Marra – A poem by Liz Campin

MarrowHave I told you about mi marra?

The first I’ve ever grown.

All I did was stick the plant int’ ground

And God did the rest on his own.

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Discovery Evenings

Methodist ChurchThe Autumn Term of Discovery Evenings will commence on the 5th October at the Churches Together Centre at 7:15 pm.  The first session will be led by Dr Ben Strugnell, a local independent vet specialising in farm animal pathology who runs Farm Post Mortems Ltd.  Ben qualified from the vet

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