Published on Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at 2:29 pm
Henknowle Community Centre was built in the mid 1970s and is based in the heart of the Henknowle Estate in Bishop Auckland.
The centre is a hive of activity with something to suit people of all ages.
Various groups use the centre including the table tennis who meet on a Monday night from 7pm and Saturday afternoons at 2pm. They welcome people from all ages and of any experience.
The Healthy Heart Group meet every Tuesday morning from 10am and is open to anyone who has heart related problems and their carers. They have aromatherapy and relaxation classes, fun days out and social time.
WeightWatchers hold weekly meetings on Tuesday at 6pm and Saturday mornings at 9:30am. Trained leaders with personal experience in weight loss and get support from others just like you.
The Sugarcraft and Friends & Leisure groups get together on Wednesday’s for a relaxed social session while enjoying a range of gentle activities from kurling to bowling, sugar craft and cake decorating. They also enjoy a cuppa and a natter!
If you want to try a go at Line Dancing then join Twinkle every Wednesday night from 8pm, sessions are for beginners and improvers.
Crafty Tots is the new fun and educational way to introduce arts and crafts to children aged 0 – 5 years. Sessions take place on Thursday afternoons at 1pm. They offer a variety of messy activities for you and your child to enjoy together.
SAS Taekwondo offer both children and adults the opportunity to learn self defence and self discipline in a professional but relaxed environment by a qualified instructor. Sessions take place on Fridays and Sundays at 6pm.
The Shildon Jubilee Jazz Band meet on a Sunday morning and have been running for over 10 years and are always looking for new members. The sessions are open to anyone aged five years and over.
The centre offers a large sports hall, kitchen, lounge and meeting rooms. Residents can book the centre for birthday parties and special occasions. For more information visit http://henknowlecommunitycentre.weebly.com.
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