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Activities at the Centre

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Regular Activities


Groups we've been notified that are not running this week:

Ryhope Ladies Club - returns 15th January

T'ai Chi and Feng Shu/Kung Fu on a Thursday evening have now closed.  T'ai Chi is available on a Wednesday morning.


Ryhope Heritage Society

If you’ve got some free time every second Tuesday in the month, then why not come along and join our small friendly group that looks back over the history of Ryhope, Sunderland and the surrounding areas.

We share knowledge and stories of old Ryhope through films, slide shows and speakers all from our local area.  There’s something here to suit everyone.

Our past films have covered Sunderland in World War I, The History of Seaburn, Ryhope our Mining Village and lots more. We have visiting speakers Phil Curtis and Sharon Vincent talking about old Sunderland with slide shows.

We meet every second Tuesday of the month in Ryhope Community Centre on Black Road at 1:30pm in the Multi-Purpose Room, so come along and join us and enjoy a cup of tea after looking back over your local heritage.

Our next meeting is 14th January 2020.
uest speaker is Sharon Vincent who will be giving a talk on "A Sea Captains Table".

New members are very welcome to join us


Community Connectors:  Thursday 30th January 2020

Our Community Connectors Meeting will be held on Thursday 30th January 2020 in Ryhope Community Centre - 12:00 until 13:00.  All welcome. 


Health and Fitness - Ryhope Community Centre have a varied program of health & fitness classes suitable for all ages, abilities and fitness levels with an aim to promote Health and Wellbeing via low cost accessible exercise within the community.

Classes/Groups include:

  • Active Forever (over 50's)
  • Ballroom & Sequence Dancing (over 65's) [term time only]
  • Cricket Practice [Ryhope Cricket Club] (ages 4 - 11) [Oct - Apr]
  • Keep Fit (over 50's)
  • JC Kickboxing
  • Pilates
  • Ryhope Karate Club
  • Ryhope Keep Fit Club (over 55's) [term time only]
  • Skinnypigs
  • Slimming World
  • T'ai Chi

For the very young:

  • Active Adults & Toddlers
  • Toddler Group

Arts, Craft and Music Groups:

  • Family Adult & Community Learning Sewing
  • Ryhope Art Group [term time only]

Education:

  • Go Online/ Access to Internet Services
  • Basic IT
  • Go Online/Job Search & Benefit Advice

Guiding:

  • Rainbows (age 5 – 7) [term time only]
  • Brownies (age 7 – 10) [term time only]

History:

  • Ryhope Heritage Society

           (2nd Tuesday of the month)

  • Ryhope Reminiscence Group

General Interest:

  • Lunch Club
  • Men’s Den
  • Ryhope Ladies Club [term time only]
  • Ryhope Sea Angling Club

Occasional Activities


The Great Hollywood Musicals (film) by Brian Ibinson

The Great Hollywood Musicals is a film by Brian Ibinson telling the story of the Great Hollywood Musicals.

Starting at the beginning with the masters of dance – the great Fred Astaire and Ginger Rodgers – including other stars from the Great Hollywood Musicals including, Judy Garland, Doris Day, Esther Williams, Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy and the great Mario Lanza.

Magical musicals are featured including Singin’ in the Rain, Calamity Jane, The Johnson Story, Easter Parade, My Fair Lady, The King and I, Carousel and many, many more.

Hear all the songs from long ago like “Be My Love”, “Shall We Dance”, “Some Enchanted Evening”, April Showers, and the Deadwood Stage that’ll have you humming along long after the film has ended.

You’ll hear the amazing stories behind these classic Hollywood musicals, how they came to be made and about the stars who made them before the film starts.

People say today that “they don’t make films like that anymore” so why not come along to Ryhope Community Centre and find out why!

The Great Hollywood Musicals is on Wednesday 29th January 2020 at Ryhope Community Centre – come along and have an afternoon of pure nostalgia.

Doors open 12:30pm for a 1:00pm start.

Tickets are £2.50 each, available from Ryhope Community Centre, telephone 0191 523 9371 or you can pay at the door.

Supported by City of Sunderland East Area Committee, local Councillors and area funding.


The Great Hollywood Musicals - part 2 (film) by Brian Ibinson

The Great Hollywood Musicals - part 2 is the second film by Brian Ibinson telling the story of the great Hollywood musicals.

Part 2 starts with the singing and dancing superstar of the 1930’s Shirley Temple and the great dancer Mr Bojangles.

Followed by Deanna Durbin, the singing sensation of the 1930’s and 40’s who became a recluse after becoming a star.

The great Mario Lanza musicals with his amazing singing voice singing “O Sole Mio” and “Because You’re Mine”.

The Golden Musicals of yesterday like With A Song In My Heart, Funny Girl, The Sound of Music, Hello Dolly, Camelot, Paint Your Wagon, Beauty and The Beast, Oliver, Grease and many more finishing with Phantom Of The Opera.

Hear the stories behind these classic Hollywood musicals and how they came to be made before the film starts.

If you saw the first part, don’t miss the second part as this will take you up to The Phantom Of The Opera.

So why not join us at Ryhope Community Centre for an afternoon of these Great Hollywood Musicals that captivated us all those years ago.

The Great Hollywood Musicals part 2 is on Wednesday 26th February 2020 at Ryhope Community Centre – come along and have an afternoon of pure nostalgia.

Doors open 12:30pm for a 1:00pm start.

Tickets are £2.50 each, available from Ryhope Community Centre, telephone 0191 523 9371 or you can pay at the door.

Supported by City of Sunderland East Area Committee, local Councillors and area funding.


Other film dates for your Diary:

Wednesday March 25th 2020

Golden Memories of Seaburn

(film) by Brian Ibinson

Wednesday May 6th 2020

The Happiest Days of Our Lives

(film) by Brian Ibinson


It's Sew Easy - WEA Course

From Friday 17th Jan to 28th Feb

2 x courses

09:15 - 12:15 (Ref: C2525332)

and

12:30 - 15:30  (Ref C2525333)

All enquiries to WEA on:

0300 303 3464

Ryhope Community Association