Under 35 and interested in Buddhism?

The new Newcastle sub-35 group meets for meditation, discussion, and hanging out on the first Friday of every month. The next meeting is on 2nd February. Everyone who is under 35 is welcome. There won’t usually be a meditation teacher present so it’s best if you have learned the two meditation practices //Read More

Newcastle Buddhist centre garden space needs helpers!

We are hoping to turn the yard at the back of our new building into a relaxing, beautiful and meditative area and are looking to start designing and building the Buddhist centre garden over the next two months. We are hoping that you may have some ideas and would like //Read More

Regular Classes and Sangha nights in February

All our events are now taking place in our new centre at 187 Westgate road. Monday Drop-In Beginners Meditation: 5:30pm-6:30pm Class starts promptly so please arrive at 5.15pm   Class runs 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th February. All welcome. These events are free but we ask for a donation if you can spare it. Monday Drop-In Buddhism For //Read More

Next meditation sessions in Durham…and next Dharma ramble in Newcastle

The dates are Sunday 11th February, 18th March and 22nd April. These sessions in Durham are for those who are already familiar with the mindfulness of breathing and metta bhavana meditations.The session runs between 7.30pm – 8.30pm and it will be at Helen’s house which is within walking distance of the bus and //Read More

Sub 35 group, Meditation in Durham and the Dharma ramble returns…

Are you under 35 and interested in Buddhism? The new Newcastle sub-35 group meets for meditation, discussion, and hanging out on the first Friday of every month. Everyone who is under 35 is welcome. There won’t usually be a meditation teacher present so it’s best if you have learned the //Read More

Sangha Nights and Regular Classes in January

All our events are now taking place in our new centre at 187 Westgate road. Sangha Nights Timings for Sangha nights at our new centre are Wednesdays at: 5.30-6.30pm – shared vegan supper (please bring a contribution) 6:30-7:10 – meditation 7:15-8:15 – Dharma study (or puja) 8.15- 8.35 – Break //Read More

We’ve moved!! Our first event at our new centre will be on New Year’s eve.

Welcome in 2018 at our new centre We’re delighted to say Norman and his team pulled out all the stops and have finished the renovation of our new centre. A special New Year’s evening will be our first event at the new Newcastle Buddhist Centre. Starting at 8pm we will //Read More

Regular Classes in December and Durham Meditation

All our events in December are taking place in our temporary space at 15 Carliol Square NE1 6UF. Monday Drop-In Beginners Meditation: 5:30pm-6:30pm Class starts promptly so please arrive at 5.15pm Class runs 4th, 11th, 18th December. No classes on 25th December or 1st January. All welcome. These events are //Read More

Sangha Nights in December

For the interim, in our temporary premises at 15 Carliol Square the timetable for Wednesday nights will now be: 6:30-7:10 – meditation 7:15-8:15 – Dharma study (or puja) 8.15- 8.35 – Break 8:35- 9.15 – meditation A full moon puja dedicated to the ancient Japanese Buddhist teachers, will conclude our //Read More

Latest news on our new centre at 187 Westgate road

Work is moving on apace as our new space takes shape and we will be using it for the first time on New Year’s eve – we’ll keep you updated on all the developments via the newsletter and website. In the interim period in December we’re continuing to run  our Monday //Read More