Friends Community Hub

"Friends Community Hub" is a newly developed not-for-profit enterprise to provide a multi purpose space for the community right on the street.

 

Background

The space is part of the Quaker Meeting House estate portfolio which includes Butterwick Hospice shop, Indulgence beauty salon and Quaker Business Centre (above Butterwicks). It had been leased out to Footprints Christian Bookshop for many years but when they moved down Skinnergate to number 51, we decided to think more creatively about its use. 

 

The "Hub"

The shop space has been refurbished and thanks to a generous grant from Creative Darlington (Darlington Borough Council), has permanant wall mounted exhibition boards all around the space for easy installation of art work or display materials.

 

Currently just the street level shop space is available for use with access to a single toilet unit up a small set of steps. In time, the rear of the property will be refurbished for storage, extra meeting/workshop space etc.

 

NB: Sadly no kitchen facility is currently available in the Hub but access to Friends Meeting House kitchen next door can normally be arranged      

 

Hire the space - 

  • For exhibitions, workshops, public engagement events & much more.  
  • Hire by the hour, day, week or longer period. 
  • Large glass street level windows for display and advertising during hire.

 

Get in touch -

  • For a site visit or for more details, please email Helen:  hdwmanagementservices@gmail.com. 

          07941 338169

 

 

    

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Community Hub opening for Darlington Borough Council Arts Festival May 2022  

WORSHIP TIMES

SUNDAYS 10.30-11.30am 

THURSDAYS 10.30 (Zoom only)

HIRING AND GENERAL  ENQUIRIES:

Manager@darlingtonquakers.org 

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© Religious Society of Friends - Darlington Meeting. Some photographs reproduced with kind permission of Peter Giroux.