Lifespan Snowball, every Tuesday!

Do you like to have a flutter? Do you want to support a local charity? Then why not combine the two?! Lifespan's Snowball is a monthly draw where you subscribe £5 every month and you could win each month! Contact Lifespan for more details:-
Please note that this is not an online lottery and funds are used to support Lifespan and the services it offers its patients. Full T&Cs are available upon request from the Lifespan team. 01434 622 398 or

Gin Tasting, 2nd March 2019, 6pm

Saturday 2nd March 2019
6-9pm @ Haydon Bridge Community Centre

Come and have an entertaining evening started off with gin tasting! Join Gin & Tonia as they take you on a tasty journey with 3 different gins (option to purchase extra gin available) and enjoy a buffet as you travel! Then to finish off the evening we have the beautiful voice of Emma Smith.
Tickets include gin tasting, 2 course buffet and singer - £15 each.

You can purchase tickets online (for a small fee) using the link below or direct from Lifespan (with no fee):

Afternoon Tea, 30th March 2019, 1-4pm

Saturday 30th March 2019
1-4pm @ Stocksfield Methodist Church

Join us for a wonderful afternoon tea in this beautiful setting. Why not treat that special lady in your life with mothers day being the next day?
£8pp for tea/coffee, sandwiches, scone, cake and a little treat. Pre-booking is essential for the afternoon tea - or 01434 622 398
If you can't say for a full afternoon tea, why not join us for cake and coffee? (no pre-booking needed)

Sparkling Afternoon Tea & Art Demonstration, 11th June 2019, 1pm

Sparkling Afternoon Tea & Art Demonstration
Tuesday 11th June 2019
1pm @ Crook Hall & Gardens, Durham - Hall & Gardens open 10am-5pm

Karen Thompson and Gillian Coates provide us with a wonderful demonstration of their artwork while we enjoy a sparkling afternoon tea at Crook Hall & Gardens, raising funds for North East Charity; Lifespan Complementary, supporting those with terminal illness.

 £22 Ticket includes:
2 Canapes
Glass of Prosecco or Elderflower Fizz
Full Afternoon Tea
Access to Hall & Gardens

We will also be auctioning a voucher donated by each artist, to create a bespoke piece of art for the highest bidder

Raffle & greeting cards available

You can purchase tickets online (for a small fee) using the link below or direct from Lifespan (with no fee):

Celebration Dinner, 28th September 2019, 6pm

Annual Celebration Dinner & Art Auction
Saturday 28th September 2019
6pm @ Derwent Manor Hotel

Join us as we celebrate our 14th year with a 3 course dinner, drink on arrival, silent auction and live entertainment from Stratosphonic! Set in a beautiful hotel with a black tie theme, this evening is a wonderful occasion to help us celebrate!

£30 per ticket when booked before 30th June 2019, £35 after this date.
Ticket includes welcome drink, 3 course dinner, silent auction & live band.

Contact Lifespan to book your tickets, please notify us at the time of booking about any food allergies/intolerances etc.

Syn Bin Fundraiser, Saturday 19th January 2019

Syn Bin Fundraiser
Saturday 19th January 2019
9am-12noon @ Hexham Market Place

With the help of donations from local Slimming World members, Lifespan will be holding a tombola stall full of SWEET TREATS! The syn bin fundraiser is a combined effort between local Slimming World groups and Lifespan. Come down and try your luck whilst raising funds for a local charity.

Table Top Sale, Sunday 20th January 2019

Table top sale
Sunday 20th January 2019
10am-12noon @ Bardon Mill Village Hall

Join us for a new year table top sale with FREE ENTRY. With table top stalls and traders, you are sure to find something you like! Bacon sarnies will be available to purchase along with tea/coffee etc.
If you are interested in having a table to sell your items, please email Nici, with details of what you would be selling to

Christmas Raffle Tickets

You have helped us raise a FANTASTIC £913! Thank you for your support!

Our annual Christmas raffle tickets are on sale!
50p per ticket or £2.50 per book.
1st prize:- £100 Shopping Vouchers
2nd prize:- Christmas Hamper
3rd prize:- Christmas Cake
Contact the office via email or phone to get yours or pick them up at one of our events below!
01434 622 398
All ticket stubbs to be returned to the office by 7th December for the ticket draw on 11th December 2018.


Festive Afternoon, Saturday 1st December, 12-2pm

A festive afternoon for you and your family/friends! Come and join us at Stocksfield SICA for a seasonally themed afternoon with Broomley First School choir are joining us to provide us with some entertainment. Refreshments are available to purchase and some festive stalls will be selling their wares.



Fashion Show, Wednesday 5th December, 6pm

Come along to a fantastic fashion show, hosted by M&Co Hexham! Some great fashions for adults and children and some great bargains including a discount on the night! Tickets will be available to purchase from M&Co in store - £3 each with all funds going to Lifespan. Nibbles & refreshments are included in your ticket.

Join us at 6pm on Wednesday 5th December, in M&Co Hexham! Please contact Nici if you are interested in child participating in the fashion show -


Fundraising Jumble Sale, Sunday 4th November, 10-12pm

Come and have a mooch around the various jumble and trader sale stalls then grab a bacon sarnie afterwards! Sale opens at 10am at Bardon Mill Village Hall.
Please contact Lifespan if you wish to have a table (jumble or trader) at the event. or 01434 622 398

Annual Celebration & Dinner, September 29th 2018 at Durham Town Hall

Last night was our annual celebration & dinner at Durham Town Hall.

It was a great night and we shall know on Monday as to how much was raised but we must say Thank you to so many people, this will be like an Oscar speech and I apologies if I forget anyone on this first draft.

Firstly thank you to every one who donated to our silent Auction and to our live auction, we are so grateful, as without this we, well we couldn’t have had an auction but obviously this brings in a great amount of money for us.

Thank you to everyone who donated a prize for our Promise Tree.

Thank you to Beveridge’s nursery, Ebchester for the lovely donation of dahlias for our tables.

Thank you to all of the fantastic staff at Durham Town Hall, everyone was so friendly and helpful.

Thank you to Paul Richardson and his catering students from New College Durham, who did a fantastic job of making and serving the delicious food.

Thank you to Gerry Jackson for hosting our event and live auction.

Thank you to Stratosphonic for entertaining us all.

Thank you to all of our wonderful guests for coming along to the event and supporting Lifespan, you made it a fantastic night for us all.

Thank you to Lesley and Linda for setting up the art auction lots.

I have added some photos, so sorry but I didn’t manage to get a photo of one table, as the two times I was going to, someone was missing from the table, then I clearly forgot, sorry.

Have a fantastic Sunday.


Brilliant Bingo, October 20th, 12-4pm

Come and join us for an afternoon of Bingo followed by some light entertainment.

We will be serving some refreshments including a buffet, soft drinks, hot drinks and some alcohol beverages.

There will be a entrance fee, more information to come soon.

Coffee mornings at Bardon Mill Village Hall

We will be at the fabulous Bardon mill Village Hall on the following two dates, it is a great venue, there is a huge field and park just outside of the hall, making it the perfect place to bring the whole family.

there will be refreshments and cakes available to buy along with a tombola. Entry is FREE.

Tuesday August 14th- 10am-12pm

Tuesday 28th August 10-12pm There will also be a craft stall at this event.

Coffee morning at Saint Mary's Catholic Church, Hexham

We have a few coffee mornings organised for the month of August, the dates and information is below. All coffee mornings are FREE ENTRY, take place 10-12pm and there will be cakes, refreshments and a tombola at each event.


Tuesday 7th August- Saint Mary's Catholic Church, Hencotes, Hexham



Annual Celebration Dinner & Auction

WE ARE LIVE, tickets are now on sale and we are all very excited for the evening.

We are very excited to announce that our annual celebration dinner & auction, will be held on September 29th at Durham Town Hall, we hope that you can join us for a fabulous evening with a 3 course dinner, silent auction, auction and live music from Stratosphonic 

We have had promises and fabulous pieces of art work donated by local businesses, North East artists and International artists including international artist ANTONY GORMLEY who has very kindly has donated an original piece of work to Lifespan, which will be auctioned on the evening. 
The work that Antony has donated to Lifespan this year is of carbon and casein (a milk-product based paint) on paper, called STRETCH. It is 30 x 25 cms framed, signed, dated and inscribed on the reverse. 
More details on this piece and our other kindly donated auction pieces will be available in the next few weeks, our auction catalogue is available upon request.
Tickets are £45 & include:
Welcome bubbly on arrival at 6pm
Call to 3 course dinner at 6.45pm
Auction of Anthony Gormley piece
Silent Auction of art & promises
Live entertainment from Stratosphonic 
Carriages at 12.00am
DRESS CODE- Black tie preferred. 
Tickets will be on sale next week.
Find our more via
or 01434 622 398.

Coffee & Tee

Wednesday July 25th

1 til 3pm

Bardon Mill Village Hall

Join us for a brew and a putt with Rookie Sports fun take on the classic game of golf, fun for all ages!

Entry is free and there will be a tombola, a children's lucky dip, refreshments will be available to buy including coffee, tea, soft drinks and cake.

Rookie Golf is a fun target game, suitable for all ages. There will be a small cost to have a go and there will be a prize for the highest overall scorer of the day.
Rookie Sports have kindly loaned us the use of their Rookie Golf targets for free to support our fundraising.

For more information :

01434 622 398



Saturday 17th March

1.00pm -4.00pm

Stocksfield Methodist Church

Come and enjoy a selection of sandwiches, cakes and scones, with unlimited tea and coffee

£7-50 per person.