New Years Eve – Come and Join Us!

Stuck for an idea for what to do this New Years Eve and can’t get a baby sitter?

HCPT Group 195 would like to invite you to their New Year’s Eve Ceilidh at  St Augustines Parish Centre, 7.30-12.30am. 

HCPT are a charity who take disabled and disadvantaged children on pilgrimage holiday for a week, in Lourdes, France.  This is a holiday of a lifetime for the children and a chance for respite for their families or carers. The children travel in small groups with dedicated volunteer carers and volunteer nurses and doctors. The Darlington group 195 take children from the local area.  

To reserve your tickets please text/phone Julie Watson on 07809 340321. 

Tickets priced at £7.00 for adults (includes New Year’s Eve toast) and £2.00 for children.

Family tickets also available (2A + 2C for £15.00)  

We look forward to welcoming you and celebrating with you and your families.  

Christmas Wreath Making

Thank You to everyone who cam along to our very popular Christmas Wreath Making events. The event has grown since last year, so much so we had two sessions this year, both of which sold out in a couple of days!

The event was another amazing success, there was Christmas is in air all day!

Please send you picture of your wreath to

Cafod Cabaret 2016

This year’s CAFOD Cabaret will be held on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd December. Would anyone who would like to take part please declare their interest as soon as possible to Martin McLean.  Tickets for CAFOD Cabaret will be available after Mass, from the Parish Centre bar or from Martin McLean (tel 01325 465275). Ticket price £5

It’s Party Time!

Leave the ball gown at home and come ready to dance the night away!

November 12th 2016

Join us for great music, great food and great company! All in aid of First Stop.

With live music from the 60’s right through to now, brought to you by ‘Playback the Band’

Tickets £10 including a buffet supper

Tickets available after 9.15 Mass or before 11.00 Mass in the Parish Centre or email

St Augustines Brownies

This week saw the first meeting of the relaunched St Augustines Brownies. We had nine girls at our first meeting where we sang some songs, and made an owl keyring with shrink plastic.

We have spaces for girls aged 7-10 years. Contact for more details.

Fancy training as a leader? Or just helping out on the odd occasion? Drop us an email.

Christmas Wreathmaking – SOLD OUT


Back by popular demand after last years amazing session, we will be having our Christmas Wreath making day on November 26th.

There will be 2 sessions: 11am to 1:30pm and 3pm-5:30pm

Wreath making kit and festive light refreshments.

Profits in aid of First Stop


Beer Tasting from The Durham Brewery

Whether you’re a connoisseur or a complete novice, there’s a beer for everyone.

Presented by The Durham Brewery

October 22nd 2016


All profits in aid of First Stop

A Stunning Wedding!

We had a wedding at the centre over the weekend. The hall was decorated by the wedding party themselves and the place looked stunning! Have a look at some of the pictures we took!

Quiz Night

Parish Quiz 24th June 2015

Parish Centre Quiz Friday 24th June at 8pm.  It’s your chance to celebrate/commiserate, enjoy/despair (depending on your point of view) the outcome of the Referendum among friends.. Last one before our summer break, don’t miss it!

Quiz Night

Quiz Night Friday May 20th

Hello, Brain Stretching time again !  Quiz in the PC, 20th May, start at 8pm. Come along and pit your wits against a string of ridiculously easy questions, with perhaps the odd zinger thrown in.  Our ever popular video round included of course, but mostly just come down and spend time idling about with friends and family. Smashing!