Welcome to J’s and B’s

St. James’ and St. Basil’s is a great place to enjoy Church, Cafe, Gardens and Music. Follow the links below to find out more. You can also get in touch with us by using our contact form.


Worship and prayer are at the heart of our church life. We have a regular pattern of Sunday and weekday services. We also celebrate important events in the church’s year such as Advent and Easter. Follow the link for more information on Services, Baptism, Junior Church and Weddings.

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Cafe is an ever popular meeting point for locals and visitors alike. We serve a selection of home made cakes and soups alongside bacon or sausage sandwiches and a cheese scone. Tea, coffee and soft drinks are also available. Please ask if you need high chairs, bottle warmers or baby changing facilities.

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The beautiful memorial gardens at St. James’ and St. Basil’s are a lovely place to spend time and reflect. The gardens are maintained by a team of volunteers supported by professional gardeners. They gather on the first Sunday of the month to identify and plan work that needs to be done.

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J’s and B’s is a magnificent venue for music making. Ask about our 
early years music programme. Join us for the Master Musicians, local Heroes, Jazz and Organ concert series, or try out J’s and B’s singers, our open to all choir with a focus on classical music in the ideal acoustic of J’s and B’s.

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Hire the lovely Grade 2 Listed J’s and B’s Arts and Craft Church Hall for wedding receptions, parties and other events. St. James’ and St. Basil’s Church hall is wheelchair and pushchair accessible. Use our online booking form to make enquiries.

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Newcastle Diocese info on J’s and B’s