Welcome to the Newcastle Welsh Society

We are Welsh and proud living in the North East.

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Latest Society News


Wales in the Semi Final of the World Cup

I'm sure you are aware that our great nation has reached the semi finals of the Rugby World Cup! We will be taking on South Africa on Sunday 27th at 9am. Join the society from 8.30am in the John Bulmans Wetherspoons in Gosforth to watch the game with your fellow welsh men and women in toe! Cmon Wales!!!


2019/2020 Planning is underway

Our new 2019 / 2020 programme has been released. The society promise to bring another fun filled year of events to their members. Click the programme tab at the top of the page to view our events and dates.


Newcastle Welsh Society AGM

The Society met on the 6th of June for our Annual General Meeting. The society reflected on the brilliant year that was. From the President, Secretaries and Committee members thank you for your help and support throughout the year. The AGM also saw our president Ann hand over the Society reigns  to our 2019/2020 president Dai Jones. 

THANK YOU Ann for everything you have done for the society this year.

About Us

Who Are We? / Pwy Ydym Ni?


 The society was founded in 1905 with the object of providing opportunities for Welsh people in the Newcastle area to meet socially and to continue their interest in the language and culture of Wales.

Sefydlwyd y gymdeithas ym 1905 gyda'r bwriad o ddarparu cyfleoedd i bobl Cymru yn ardal Newcastle i gwrdd yn gymdeithasol a pharhau â'u diddordeb yn iaith a diwylliant Cymru.

What Do We Do?


 The objects of the Society are the furtherance of a spirit of friendship and mutual co-operation among its members and the preservation and celebration of the National culture, language and traditions, and particularly the promotion of functions which will stimulate the appreciation of Welsh Music, Literature and Drama. All Welsh people and all who can find a common bond in Welsh associations and interests are invited to Membership. The Society offers a cordial welcome to all newcomers to the district.  

Where Are We?


All meetings held at Northern Rugby Club, McCracken Park, Gosforth, NE3 2DT on the first Thursday of the month at 7.30pm (unless otherwise stated). Please feel free to turn up at any of the meetings.

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