50/50 Dancing at North Biddlick Club, Fatfield, Monday nights, 8-10pm plus bingo and raffles. £2.50.Newcomers welcome.

The Ox and Plough in Oxclose has live rock bands every Friday starting at 9pm, and quiz nights every Tuesday from 8.30.

Washington Arts Centre has various projects for children on Saturdays, including art, music, drums and theatre. Details available from the venue or tel. 0191 5613455

Arts & Craft Fair: First Saturday of every month, Arts Centre Washington, Fatfield. Free entry. 

Active families North East CIC offers a range of social and physical activities for the over 55’s In Washington and Sunderland at reasonable prices.  These include Zumba Gold, beginners line dancing, bingo and lunch clubs, pilates, walking and gentle exercise. A full timetable is available from or Facebook.

Coffee morning: First Saturday of the month at Holy Trinity Church, High Usworth. All welcome.

Breakfast, Lunch, Cuppa and Cake: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9.30am-1pm at Mickey’s Place Café, St Michael and All Angels Church, Sulgrave.

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