Saturday May 15

Time to be announced

Jesmond Old Cemetery, Sandyford Road NE2 1NL

Heritage Tour

Guided tours of this historic hidden gem, the last resting place of John Dobson, Emerson Bainbridge and John Fenwick. No car parking available. Detailed arrangements and times to be notified in due course, in line with public health advice.

Sunday May 16

Time to be announced

Jesmond Old Cemetery, Sandyford Road NE2 1NL

Heritage Tour

Guided tours of this historic hidden gem, the last resting place of John Dobson, Emerson Bainbridge and John Fenwick. No car parking available. Detailed arrangements and times to be notified in due course, in line with public health advice.

Sunday May 16 – Sunday 23 May

During cemetery opening hours (8:00am – 6:45pm, Monday to Friday, 10:00am – 4:45pm, Saturday and Sunday)

Jesmond Community Orchard, St Andrew’s Cemetery, Tankerville Terrace NE2 3BU

Miniature Gardens Competition

To be organised by Jesmond Community Orchard. Further information to be announced at a later date.

Monday May 17 

7:30pm

Online Meeting

Jesmond Women’s Institute Open Meeting

Speaker and other details to be confirmed at a later date.

Tuesday May 18

Time to be confirmed

Jesmond United Reformed Church, Burdon Terrace NE2 3AE

Music from Jesmond URC

Details to be confirmed.

Wednesday May 19

10:30am – 12:00 noon

Jesmond Library, St George’s Terrace NE2 2DL

Wellbeing for Life

A special Open Meeting in the series of events promoted by the Friends of Jesmond Library and the Elders Council of Newcastle. Further details to be announced in due course.

Wednesday May 19

1:30 for 2:00pm

An online meeting

Lord Armstrong and Jesmond Dene

A special Open Meeting of Jesmond U3A, with speakers Christine Dinsdale and Amanda Hepburn. All welcome, of all ages! Non-U3A Members wishing to attend should email info@jesmondfestival.org.uk in order to receive a Zoom invitation.

Wednesday May 19

7:00pm

Newcastle Cricket Club, Osborne Avenue NE2 1JS

Quiz Time

Everyone is welcome to this entertaining quiz night, promoted by Newcastle Cricket Club. Online or (fingers crossed!) in person. Details to be announced at a later date. For more information email steward@newcastlecc.org.uk .

Wednesday May 19

Timing to be confirmed

The Church of the Holy Name, North Jesmond Avenue NE2 3JX

Poetry Please

The Holy Name Poetry Club invites you to share a poem of your own choice, and enjoy an online meeting with fellow poetry lovers. To take part, please email welcome@holynamejesmond.co.uk in good time before the meeting.

Thursday May 20

6:00 – 7:00pm

Jesmond Library, St George’s Terrace NE2 2DL

Plastic Free Jesmond and Sandyford

Awards presentation for the best plastic free businesses in Jesmond and Sandyford, 2020-2021.

To receive a Zoom invitation email events@jesmondlibrary.org .

Friday May 21

11:00am – 12:00noon

Online Event

Breathing and Singing for Health

A Workshop with Laura Reavley, promoted by the Jesmond Dementia Action Alliance.