Friends of St George’s News

This news page will be where we’ll keep you all informed on upcoming activities or important notifications about what’s happening with the Friends’. We’ll also discuss the important things that arise out of our events and what we talk about over a coffee or tea.

We’ll be updating our blog regularly so keep coming back for all the news related to The Friends’ of St. Georges.

Jesmond Festival

Jesmond Festival

The Friends of St George’s have decorated a library window to show St George’s support for the Jesmond Festival

Support Us

Since establishing in 2008 the Friends has raised money towards two major projects:

  • the restoration of St. George’s West Window
  • Installation of new lighting in St George’s and cleaning of the interior

The Friends have contributed over £35,000 towards the costs to complete these projects but we need your help to continue the work we do supporting our Grade 1 listed church. Any donations are welecomed and appreciated

A digger in a field about to break into the soil

Meet our Trustees

Michael de la Hunt

Michael de la Hunt

I am a retired hospital healthcare worker and have lived in Jesmond for the last 35 years.

As a Friend of St George’s, I am committed to preserve and enhance these beautiful historic buildings, the Green and the valuable facilities they provide for the whole community