Monthly Newsletter


For St. Alban's and St. John's services, please check the 'Calendar' option from the left of the page.

Our new vicar, Rev'd. Tim Mayfield's Induction and Welcome has taken place, and he is now established at both churches, and also as our Area Dean for Tynemouth Deanery. 

August/September 2019:


1) The walking group continues during the summer, meeting every Tuesday outside the vicarage, at 19:00.   All welcome.

2) 14th & 15th September 2019 - Heritage open church weekend, and Earsdon Scarecrow Festival weekend !                       

* St Alban’s throws open its doors as part of the national Heritage Open Days. These have been described as England’s largest festival of history and culture. St Alban’s will be open to the public between the hours of 10am and 4pm on the Saturday. On the Sunday the church will remain open after our 10.00am service until 4pm.

* Earsdon  Scarecrow Festival Weekend.  Although not hosted by St Alban's, this is an integral part of Earsdon village life. Come and see all of the weird and wonderful scarecrows on Saturday 14th. Take part in the Earsdon Trail, and other fun events and stalls centred on the Edward Eccles Hall, between 1pm and 4pm.  To round off the day there is a Ceilidh in the evening!



Advance dates for your diary: 

Saturday 5th October, Harvest Supper at 7.30pm.  Harvest broth & rustic bread, followed by bramble & apple crumble at the Eccles Hall. In house entertainment will be provided. Tickets are £7 in church or from Joan Armstrong.   The evening is to raise monet for Water Aid.   (Harvest Sunday service is the following morning, Sunday 6th October at 10.00am.)

Saturday 2nd November,  Pie and pea supper, 7.00pm at the Eccles Hall. The entertainment will be from Fool’s Gold. This will be a live show using music, story and projected visuals to weave a fascinating show for all ages.    "You’re not Fool’s Gold; you are pure gold.”                                                                                                      

Tickets are £10.00 from church or from Joan Armstrong.  (Joan's contact details are in the September 2019 monthly magazine, "Church Views". )