Annual Visitations


Registration from 6.45pm : Start 7.15 pm

The Archdeacons’ Visitations will take place this year during the month of May.

If you cannot attend the dates in your own Archdeaconry you may attend any other, but please let your own Archdeacon’s Office know in advance so that your presence can be recorded. It is not necessary for all wardens of a parish to attend on the same evening.

Archdeaconry of Sunderland  
Monday 11th MayGateshead & Gateshead West Deaneries
Greenside St JohnGreenside Road, Greenside, NE40 4AA
(south of the A695 at the junction of the B6315)
Wednesday 13th MayLanchester & Easington Deaneries
Lanchester All Saints
Durham Road, Lanchester, DH7 0LJ
(In the centre of the Village on the A691)
Monday 18th MayChester-le-Street & Houghton Deanery
Pelton Holy Trinity
Church Road, Pelton, Co Durham, DH2 1XB
Wednesday 20th MayWearmouth & Jarrow Deaneries
Sunderland St Chad
Charter Drive, East Herrington, Sunderland, SR3 3PG
(between Charter Drive and A690 Durham Road)


Archdeaconry of Auckland
Monday 18th MayBrancepeth St Brandon
Brancepeth, Durham DH7 8DF
Tuesday 19th MayAuckland St Andrew
Auckland Road, South Church, BISHOP AUCKLAND DL14 6SP
Thursday 28th MayHart St Mary
Magdalene Drive, Hart, HARTLEPOOL TS27 3BU
Thursday 4th June Barnard Castle St Mary


Auckland: The Revd Catherine Walton
Tel: (01325) 480444

Sunderland:  Mrs Linda Richardson
Tel: (0191) 5362300

Visitation Dates and Venues.pdf

Downloads of the paperwork are available below under ‘Useful Links.’

Training for new Churchwardens – a date for your diary


Wednesday 1st July 7.00pmDarlington St Columba, Clifton Road, Darlington DL1 5EB
Wednesday 8th July 1.30pmCuthbert House, Stonebridge, DURHAM DH1 3RY



Tuesday 16th June 7.00pmHedworth St Nicholas, Hedworth Lane,
Boldon Colliery, NE35 9JA
(opposite Hedworth Primary School)



New Churchwardens may attend any of the training events – just let your Archdeacon’s Secretary know in advance

Useful Links


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