Community Groups

ELCAP is home to numerous community groups, some of which are longstanding.

Mondays:

OPEL Lunch Club and Exercise Fitness Group

Tuesdays:

Elemore Ladies Club or Easington Lane & Hetton Disabled Club

Wednesdays:

Senior Citizens

Thursday:

Line Dancing, Exercise Fitness Group, Belly Dancing and Houghton Brass band

Friday:

Monthly Community Cinema

Saturday:

Monthly Coffee Mornings and Dennis, our local pit pop band practice

The Ladies Club

  • The Ladies Club meet fortnightly on a Tuesday evening 6.00pm - 8.30pm.
  • We have a committee of 10 members who meet every few weeks to discuss future programs etc. and over 50 members.
  • Each meeting has either a speaker, demonstration, competition, bingo or musical entertainment as well as outings to the theatre and day trips.
  • The program varies with a view to entertain members of all ages.
  • The Ladies Club is open to all women over 18 years and is a non political group that has been running since January 1961.

Disabled Club

  • The Disabled Group meet fortnightly on a Tuesday evening 6.30pm - 8.30pm on alternate weeks to the Ladies Club.
  • The club was formed more than 50 years ago and continues to provide a social evening in a safe environment where people with varying disabilities can join more able bodied people and together enjoy many different activities.
  • The Annual Programme of events includes musical entertainment, bingo nights, domina handicaps, craft nights and the Annual Summer Trip and Christmas Party.
  • For further details please contact: Jean Merton, Secretary, Tel: 0191 5264057

Senior Citizens

  • The Senior Citizens meet fortnightly on a Wednesday evening 6.00pm - 8.30pm.
  • The Senior Citizens Club was established in 1974 and is one of the oldest in the area and continues to provide a focal point at which the older people of the surrounding area can meet and socialise together.
  • An Annual Programme of events includes musical entertainment and the Annual Summer Trip and Christmas Party.
  • New members are always welcome. For further details please contact: Mary Grey, Secretary, tel: 0191 5263577