Club contact
email: spennymoorprobus@yahoo.com

The Spennymoor Probus Club currently comprises around 30 members. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday mornings at

Tudhoe Cricket Club,
St Charles Road,
Spennymoor DL16 6JY.

A talk is given at most meetings, see the programme of events below.

The premises are open from 10am for coffee (and biscuits!) and a chat and business, followed by the speaker at 10:15am. Members will have the opportunity to ask questions of the speaker.   The meeting will close by 1200pm.

We organise a Christmas Lunch for members and their partners.

New members are very welcome. Guests/visitors are welcome to attend at any meeting and we would particularly like to see Probus members who might be visiting our area.

Either contact us on our email or just turn up at a meeting and make yourself known one of our members .

2017-18 Programme


Date Topic Speaker
 11th April AGM followed by a lunch for members and their partners at 1230pm  
 25th April Great North Air Ambulance James Atkinson
 9th May The Open Treasure Exhibition Vanessa Ward
 23rd May Scratching the earth’s crust in the North of England Jack Inch
13th June Roles/Responsibilities of Police, Crime & Victims Commissioner Ron Hogg
27th June History of Darlington Town Crier Peter Stemmer
11th July Killhope Mining Museum TBC
25th July Weardale Cheese Simon Raine
August Holidays – no meetings
12th Sept Demonstration and talk on Glass Engraving Lawrence & Joan Slaley
26th Sept History of Durham Carpets Robin Mackay
10th Oct Engines that bend Eric Londesbrough
24th Oct Scottish Soldiers Prisoners of Dunbar 1650 TBC
14th Nov My Guide Dog Toby Sue Collis
28th Nov Coffee Morning


9th Jan Lord Lieutenancy and the Honours System Deputy Lord Lieutenant Mr Malcolm Pratt
23th Jan Durham Light Infantry Collection Naomi Beeley
13th Feb Slipping Down the Ladder
The Decline of Weardales Great Elizabethan Houses
Martin Roberts
27th Feb Indian Pacific-Sydney to Perth by Rail Andrew Everett
13th Mar HMS Trincomalee update Clare Hunt
27th Mar Greenland Eric Londesbrough
10th Apr AGM