Durham YFC


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Previous Dates

6 Jun 2014

2014 Showcase Event

Join us for our annual Showcase Event! Friday, 6 June 2014, 5:30-7:30pm, Durham City Baptist Church (DH1 2JY). Buffet Meal - CRE8 Drama Performance - Indoor and Outdoor Games - World Cup Themed Activities. We would love to see you there!

18 Jun 2013

Durham YFC BBQ and Showcase!

Come to our Summer BBQ and Annual Showcase Event! Tuesday, 18th of June (evening) at St Nics Youth Centre. More details tbc.

22 Feb 2013

Snowflake Charity Ball

You are invited to our Snowflake Charity Ball on Friday the 22nd of February 2013. A chance to dress up, enjoy a delicious dinner, and dance away the winter blues! Tickets are £15, or 2 for £25. Elvet Methodist Church Hall, 7-10pm. Dress code: Black tie. The evening will also include a silent auction. See you there! Contact the Durham YFC office for tickets or more information: office@durhamyfc.co.uk or 07912 568911.

8 Mar 2012

2012 Showcase

6pm - 8pm St Giles Church DIY Deli followed by presentation from young people, volunteers and staff and our AGM!

5-7 Oct 2011

Not The Freshers Fair

Sanctuary 21 The Bailey 11am - 3pm Wed - Fri Stalls showing off all the brilliant work churches are doing together in Durham to outreach to the community. Come on in and see what you can do!

29 Sep 2011

Mentoring Training

1pm - 5pm St Giles Church contact helen.shepherd@durhamyfc.co.uk Mentoring training for Reflex project

2 Jun 2011

Silent Disco

Calling all under 18's!!! Sanctuary 21, Saddler Street. Featureing DJ Wideye (formally Obe) and DJ Micheal Hughes! 100 tickets only. £5 on door. Doors open 6.30pm

21 May 2011

Durham Market Stall

Come on down! 9am till 4pm the Tanzania Team are selling handmade goodies and gifts all day at Durham Market, including soaps, pampering gift sets, candles and muffins! One day only - don't miss out!

4-11 Apr 2011

Mentoring Training

Reflex Mentoring Training An introduction and training in mentoring young ex-offenders and marginalised young people Monday 4th April and Monday 11th April 7pm @ DYFC Office St Giles Church Hall, Gilesgate, Durham, DH1 1QH RVSP via email to leah.baboolal@reflex.org

25-27 Mar 2011

Slum Survivor

http://www.justgiving.com/slumsurivor Young people give up beds, food and comforts for a weekend to raise money for people living in poverty in Tanzania.

17 Mar 2011

2011 DYFC Showcase

6pm -8pm St Giles Church Come see our new premises, hear from volunteers and young people and be refreshed with St Patricks Day goodies!

21-24 Feb 2011

TOAST cafe

7pm-10pm Sanctuary 21 Saddler Street Durham drop in cafe for ages 11- 18 Live entertainment, toastiebar, fairtrade cafe, challenges, art projects, gaming, music, prayer zone.

12 Feb 2011

Valentines Candlelit Dinner

Run by young people in Gilesgate and Belmont to raise funds for thier trip to Tanzania this summer. 7pm-10pm Belmont Parish Hall. Contact us for tickets

31 Dec 2010

Police and Youth Football Match

Sherburn Sports Centre hosted a community footie match on Friday 10th December between young people and local police, coordinated by Investing in Children. The young people requested sponsorship of this event for thier trip with Durham YFC to Tanzania this coming summer. For more info see http://www.yfc.co.uk/international

14 Oct 2010

Prayer Day

Join us for a day of prayer and fasting Sanctuary 21, The Bailey 10am, 1pm and 4pm for 40 mins

19 Sep 2010

Great North Run

Sponsor Gemma as she runs for DYFC to impact lives of local young people in Durham. http://www.justgiving.com/Gemma-Whitworth

22 Jul-11 Aug 2010

Prayer Itinerary for Tanzania

Here is our exciting itinerary! Please pray as we embark on each stage of our adventure.

25 Jun 2010

Tanzania Charity Auction

6.30pm viewing begins, auction starts at 7pm. Loads of items to bid for! Appleby Rooms, Church Street Durham. See link for example 'lots' and email office@durhamyfc.co.uk to bid ahead of time!

23 Feb 2010

2010 Showcase

Showcase Flyer Join us to hear staff, volunteers and young people update and envision the work of Durham YFC in this new decade. 7pm, Gala, Claypath, Durham.

12 Feb 2010

Black and White Ball

Looking for something different for Valentines? Come in your black and white posh gear (wedding dresses included!) for a 3 course dinner and musical entertainment. 7pm Belmont Parish Hall. Organised by young people to fundraise for their trip to Tanzania this summer. For tickets and details contact office@durhamyfc.co.uk by 8th Feb

17 Nov 2009

Durham YFC Quiz

You are cordially invited to come and join in a night of fun, trivia, competition and challenge @ Durham YFC Quiz Night Fundraiser! Tues Nov 17th Tower Room, Varsity, The Bailey, Durham 7.30pm for quiz and buckets of food - £5 on door Bring a team of 5 friends or join a team on the night Can’t wait to see you and your friends there.

8 Nov 2009

Icon Tour

What are we really following? – consumerism and celebrity culture. An interactive multimedia evening looking at the impact it has on our lives, from trade-justice to credit-card debt, the environment to media manipulation. what does God have to say? EDGE 7pm -9pm St Johns Nevilles Cross

16-17 Oct 2009

Big Sleep

8pm - 8am @ Durham Cathedral An overnight experience of the world of a homeless young person, the issues faced, the prejudices confronted and an opportunity to raise money and awareness to change lives... Cost £35 (minimum sponsorship) For booking and further info email info@aquilaway.org 0191 4915700

20 Jun 2009

Family Fun Day

11am-2pm Laurel Avenue Community Centre Free BBQ, face painting, mini olympics, sports.

19 Jun 2009


Outdoor DJ - Dr J will mix some summer tracks as a backdrop for football, basketball, summer sports, nail art, break dance and street dance workshops and ice cream sodas! 7.30pm-9.30pm Gilesgate Sports College Brought to you by Durham YFC and the June Project

18 Jun 2009

Football and Facemasks

6pm-8pm Laurel Avenue Community Centre Footie skills and games Pampering night with make your own facemasks and hand massage! Brought to you by Durham YFC and the June Project

10 May 2009


Join us at Durham's youth-led service for an interactive evening with a political activist (Chris Howson) to discuss the explosive topics of faith, war and peace in a laid back environment. 7pm Applebee Rooms, St Oswalds Institute. For more info email Susanne at loldurham@gmail.com

30 Mar 2009

Durham YFC Showcase 2009

7.30pm- 9.15pm Gilesgate Sports College An evening of stories, DVD's and performances, from local young people about how they impacted thier community positively in 2008, from volunteers about our schools work and detached project and from our centre director about future work in the County. Also featuring DEPENDANCE http://www.dependance.tv/ Its an evening not to be missed!

16-19 Feb 2009

TOAST 2009

Peace of Toast??!! No that's not a typo! St Nics Church in Durham city centre hosts the 4th TOAST cafe! Re-located to Feb half term, the youth cafe is open 7pm-10pm each night. Exchange the cold for youth bands, interactive games and tournaments, a toastie bar, artsy stuff and even more!

13 Dec 2008

Caroling and Ceidlih

Our final Hope 08 event is a two for one!! 5.45pm meet Antioch House to gather and grab carol sheets before heading up to entertain the residents at St Margarets Nursing Home between 6pm and 7pm. Then head on down to the Town Hall for a Christmas Ceidlih 7.30pm-9.30pm (£2 on door)! Bring all your friends!

10 Dec 2008

Youth TOAST planning meeting

St Nics Youth Centre - The Sands 7.30pm-9.30pm Join the throng to begin plans and preperations for TOAST in Feb half term!

7 Dec 2008

Youth Summit

Callling all young people... Meet at 7.30 AM at top of Durham Cathedral to pray together for our city! Followed by a delicious breakfast and then church together. This first time we are going to St Nics 9.15am service! See you at dawn!

8 Nov 2008

The Stand: Let Freedom Reign

Commences 1pm NEC Birmingham. A full day packed with live bands and speakers 'to provoke the church to STAND UP against the injustice of human traffiking and slavery'. For more info see: www.hopeforjustice.org.uk/thestand

7-9 Nov 2008

Youth Autumn Get-a Away

Join us and other youth groups in the city for a weekend together in the Scottish Borders. Contact loldurham@gmail.com for more details!

27 Sep 2008

ECO Festival

Neville’s Cross Community Festival This event is part of the church’s Hope 08 outreach into the community. The theme is justice, social action and the environment. There will be live music during the day outside under a marquee, mainstream and jazz music. Check out the different zones of justice, children’s, environment, fairtrade. The event runs all day from 11am till 5pm at St Johns, Nevilles Cross.

17 Sep 2008

LOL invites

7 pm at St. John's Neville's Cross. It is an invitational night for youth, their parents and anyone else who wants to come hear about LOL, (an amazin ecumenical youth ministry in the city).

8 Jun 2008

Future Perfect Festival

Durham Racecourse, 1pm. Future Perfect website

26-29 May 2008

Toast Cafe

St Nics Church. 7pm- 10pm.

9-11 May 2008

May We Have Hope (phase one)


2 May 2008

The Big Sleep

8pm-8am The Big Sleep. More details to follow.

14-16 Mar 2008

Slum Survivor

Spend a few days the way a billion spend a lifetime. More info.

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