Sacred Heart Church North Gosforth

Groups within the Parish

We have a wide range of groups within the parish, providing for spiritual needs, promoting social justice, having fun, supporting people in need, and helping to look after the church and grounds.

Here is a list of regular group meetings during the week. Scroll down to the bottom of the page for further details. 

Day Time Place Event
Church Hall
Mother and Toddler Group (term time)
7.30:9.30PM (Sept to Feb)
Church Hall
POSH Drama Group
See below
Church Hall
Irish dancing classes
Church Hall
Art Group
See below
Growing in faith together
Church Hall
Church Hall
Coffee morning after mass

Growing in Faith Together (GIFT)

The Parish of Sacred Heart North Gosforth is committed to Adult Faith Formation in order to bring about spiritual growth and transformation in our lives as individuals and as a community. We seek to work through the power of the Holy Spirit to make our faith more meaningful and relevant to everyday life. Meetings are held on Zoom.
Contact: Flo Nilsson:

The council meets approximately 4 times each year. Dates and times of meetings are published in the bulletin.

More details on the PPC and its members can be found here

The minutes of most recent meeting are available by clicking here
Contact: Jo Shepherd:

Dance class at the Sacred Heart Church Hall takes place on Friday morning at 11 am. It is based on gentle strengthening ballet exercises, and is a chance to dance to great music. There is something for every ability.

Come and see if it’s for you – we’d love to meet you.  
Contact: Moira Potts: 



Sacred Heart SVP Conference was founded in 1931 and has been active ever since, undertaking a range of work in the Parish. The SVP tries to assist all those in need on a person to person basis, regardless of their faith, colour, race or status.

SVP meets regularly on Tuesday evenings.

To contact us please either ask our Parish Priest or telephone our General Office: 0207 703 3030

Irish dancing classes

Irish dancing classes with Craig Mason in the Church hall, Wednesday evenings between 6:30-7.30PM for boys and girls aged 4+.

For more information, or to book a free trial lesson, email or online via

Amateur dramatics with the main production being an annual pantomime. Everyone welcome whether you can sing, dance, act, paint scenery, make costumes, play a musical instrument – or not!
Contact: TBA

An opportunity to draw and paint in genial company.

Meets Thursday from1030 am to 3:00 pm.

Contact: Monica Jackson

We are a friendly group that meets every Monday morning during term time in the Church Hall from 9:30 am to 1100 am. Babies and toddlers under 3 years old are welcome. Cost £2 per child. 

Contact: Hilda Dixon for more information

The Church Hall.

Many of the Parish Groups meet in the Church Hall, which was built in 1999. It is situated in the church grounds, connected to the church. Whilst it is used extensively, it may sometimes be available for private functions.

To check availability and to book the Hall, please contact J Donnelly Tel.: (0191) 236 5588.