Christmas has arrived at St Hilda's Pit Head!

November 12, 2019


Upcoming Christmas themed events at St Hilda's Pit Head!


Creative Coffee Afternoon

The Creative Seed have been awarded funding from The Big Lottery to help tackle loneliness and social isolation for older people living in South Tyneside. Come along to a relaxed and friendly environment for a cuppa and try your hand at a various artistic and creative techniques, whatever your experience or level of ability.

Every Thursday
1pm - 3pm
St Hilda's Pit Head, Henry Robson Way, South Shields, NE33 1RA
Hot drinks and cake will be provided
Suggested donation - £3


St Hilda's Christmas Market

This Christmas, St Hilda's Pit Head will be transformed into an enchanted winter wonderland to get everyone into the festive spirit. Come and soak up the Christmas atmosphere as you browse a variety of stalls offering a wide range of unique Christmas gifts and decorations with music from the Westoe Brass Band.

Saturday 30th November
12pm - 4pm
St Hilda's Pit Head, Henry Robson Way, South Shields, NE33 1RA
£3 entry per person - under 16's are free! (Entry price includes one free hot drink per person)
All proceeds will go back into supporting the project:


Christmas Wreath Making Masterclass

The Creative Seed are teaming up with Letty Loves to deliver Christmas wreath making masterclasses. You will learn how to make your own festive wreath to take home whilst enjoying mulled wine and mince pies. Technical equipment and decorative accessories will be provided such as Luxury Ribbons, Dried Fruit, Pine Cones, Fresh Flowers Baubles etc.

The cost of the class is £35 per person
Various dates and times, see website for details
Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment please book online at:


Elves workshop and Santa's Grotto

Bring your little ones to meet Santa at St Hilda's Pit Head! The building will be transformed into a magical Yuletide wonderland will take your breath away. You can relax in our Christmas Café, which will be offering hot drinks, mince pies and other seasonal treats.

There'll be lots for the kids to do including games, entertainment and crafts, followed by a visit to our Secret Grotto, where they can deliver their very own letter to Santa himself!

Saturday 14th December
11am - 1pm
St Hilda's Pit Head, Henry Robson Way, South Shields, NE33 1RA
£15 per child - price includes - Craft workshop and a small gift from Santa.
Bookable at St Hilda's Pit Head, South Shields or online at


Burlesque'd Live At The Creative Seed

Burlesque'D - A Stage Spectacular" is Storming South Shields, Starring South Shields Born West End Actress Brooke Havana Bailey. Burlesque'd Fuses the world of Musical Theatre and the Mystery of Cirque together to create this theatrical adventure.

Saturday 23rd November
Doors open 7pm
St Hilda's Pit Head, Henry Robson Way, South Shields, NE33 1RA…

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