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Chess Club - GATESHEAD LIVE   
  every Monday evening from 6.30pm  
  Gateshead Civic Centre
  Customer services - 0191 4333 000
  FREE
 For all Chess lovers - new members welcome to come along.

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Chess for Everyone @ Blaydon Library   
  5pm  
  Blaydon Library
  Alan Anderson
  Free
 Every Thursday. Engage your creativity and imagination; develop strategic thinking and decision making skills, hone your logic and reasoning. Chess is for everyone! Suitable for 6+ years. Refreshments available for a small donation.

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Family History Surgery   
  Third Saturday of the Month 10am to 12pm (excluding August)  
  St Mary's Heritage Centre
  0191 433 4699
  FREE
 Volunteer members of the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society are on hand to help and advise with any family history queries at this drop in session.

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Family History Surgery   
  Every Tuesday 2 - 4pm (excluding August)  
  St Mary's Heritage Centre
  heritage@gateshead.gov.uk
  Free
 Need help researching your family tree? St Mary's Heritage Group volunteers are on hand to help you with your family history queries at this drop in session.

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Farm Club   
  Third Saturday of each month, 10am - 12noon  
  Bill Quay Farm
  0191 433 5780
  £1 - Limited places, book in advance.
 Put on your wellies, old clothes and get stuck in. An opportunity for young people to help on the farm. 8-16 yrs. 16 January, 20 February, 20 March, 17 April, 15 May, 19 June, 17 July, 14 August, 18 September, 16 October, 20 November, 18 December

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Fingers and Thumbs   
  Every Thursday 2 - 4pm  
  St Mary's Heritage Centre
  0191 433 4699
  Free
 Whether you're a novice knitter or stitcher, or just want to try this traditional craft, then come along to our group. All levels of experience welcome. Our group works on shared pieces as well as individual projects and we have all the equipment you need to get started.

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Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group   
  Every Thursday 11am to 1pm  
  St Mary's Heritage Centre
  0191 433 4699
  £4 to attend, payable to the group
 New members are welcome to join this friendly tutor led guitar group. Each week new techniques and tunes are brought to the group alongside the well known standards. Share some much loved songs and make music as well new friends.

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Gateshead Floral Art Society - GATESHEAD LIVE   
  Every Third Wednesday of the month in the evening  
  Gateshead Civic Centre
  Lynn Knight 0191 433 8460
  small fee
 The Floral art club learn and share their vast knowledge of floral art with the members at this monthly session but also arrange special events throughout the year with guest speakers and nationally acclaimed arrangers. New members and enquiries are welcome.

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Gateshead Local History Society   
  19:30  
  Gateshead Heritage @ St Mary's
  Gordon Hudson - 0191 410 5673 or heritage@gateshead.gov.uk
  small subscription
 This groups meets regularly on the third Wednesday of every month and new members are always welcome. The society is supported by the wealth of local, regional and historical knowledge by Gordon Hudson and the other members of the group. If you would like to learn more or share your research and knowledge with the wider group then come along to the sessions. Various other activities are organised throughout the year.

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Mini Meerkats @ Chopwell   
  Every Tuesday, 2.30 - 3pm  
  Chopwell Library
  Lynne Corder
  Free
 Stories, rhymes and activities for your little ones. Suitable for under 5s Just turn up

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Mini Meerkats @ Crawcrook   
  Every Thursday, 2.15 - 2.45pm  
  Crawcrook Library
  Lynne Corder
  Free
 Stories, rhymes and activities for your little ones. Suitable for under 5s Just turn up

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Recorded Music Society - GATESHEAD LIVE   
  2.30pm to 4.30pm last Wednesday in every month from Spetember 2009  
  St Marks Church
  Lynn Knight - 0191 433 8460
  small fee
 A social group for all lovers of a wide variety of recorded music. New members are always welcome.

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Rhymetime at Gateshead Library   
  10am  
  Gateshead Library
  0191 433 8410
  Free
 Stories, movement and rhyme for under fives. Join the fun for free.

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Tales for Tots   
  Wednesdays, 2:15 pm  
  Gateshead Library
  0191 433 8420
  Free
 Storytime and crafts for under 5s.

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