Beetle Drive

On Friday 30 November, St Giles will host a Beetle Drive with pie and peas supper. Tickets are £3 for adults, £1 for children. Everyone welcome. Please contact to sign up. 

All Souls’ Service

Our annual All Souls’ Day service will take place at 6pm on Sunday 4 November. If you will be at our All Souls Service and would like the names of any of your loved ones read out during the service, please write their name on the list in St Giles, or email them to During the service, we will first read the names of those of who have died this year. All welcome to this service. 

New Discoveries of Durham City

7pm, Wednesday 19 September | Michael Richardson will give a slide show – ‘New Discoveries’ plus a selection of photographs of ‘Gilesgate Past’ in the St Giles Parish Centre. There will be a quiz, with one of Michael’s books as a prize. Admission by donation. All Welcome. 

Wellbeing for Life Event

Health Trainers from the NHS Well Being for Life scheme will be visiting St Giles on Wednesday 6 September between 12-2pm. This free service offers 1-1 and group health and wellbeing support, including health checks, healthy lifestyle talks/presentations and also personalised support with healthy eating etc. Please invite folk to come along to this.

Events on St Giles’ Day

Join us for our St Giles Day Celebrations:

10am – 11.30amCoffee Morning in the Church Hall 

10am – 4pm | Now that’s what I call Durham, 1960s, 70s & 80s Exhibition | Michael Richardson will present a exhibition of photographs of Durham in the St Giles Parish Centre. Entry is via donation, tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided.

11.45am – 12.30pm | Organ Recital for St Giles Day | Andrew Robinson will be performing a special organ recital for St Giles Day. This will take place after the coffee morning in the hall. Entry by donation.

Pancake Party

Lemon and sugar, or golden syrup? What’s your favourite? However you like your pancakes, why not join us to enjoy them on Shrove Tuesday 13th February? We’ll be serving up lovely homemade pancakes in the church hall from 6pm for just £1 per person. There will be lots of toppings, plus a quiz and a pancake decorating contest! See you then!