We are keen to support local community groups, charities and other good causes and hire may be free of charge for some appropriate charity events at management's discretion.
Hire is possible outside normal opening hours.
Contact manager for booking information.
email: or phone 0191 410 2541

A Buffet layout area may be available at no extra charge.

Accessible toilets can be reached from every room.

Free Wifi is available.

The rooms are available for hire to all irrespective of religion race and ethnicity.  All bookings are at the management's discretion.  For booking confirmation contact the manager.

Please note that drug use, drunkenness, and abusive or violent behaviour will not be tolerated in the club.


There are a number of booking conditions and restrictions. These are listed on the booking form. Among them please note that:

  • All drinks consumed on the premises must be supplied from the Club's stocks.

  • We host 18th birthday parties, but only at the discretion of the committee.

  • Kissograms are not permitted.


£40 deposit

Stage, Sprung Dance Floor, Licensed bar. Maximum seating capacity 140 with dance floor.  Table and chair covers are available for hire (Black or white chair covers, white table cloths).

Deposit for room  £40 this is refundable pro-rata against bar sales .

Room can be booked without the bar at £15 p/h



Seats 24 to 30


£40 booking deposit

The lounge can be hired exclusively for various occasions such as, family gatherings, funerals, baby showers etc. Deposits are refundable pro rata to bar sales.



The old parish hall. Used forClubs and groups etc.

The hall is due for refurbishment.

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We have a big comfortable bar with multi-screen televisions (including big screen) for live sport,  and facilities for pool, darts and dominoes. We have a smaller comfortable lounge bar.  There is a function room with stage, sprung dance floor and buffet layout area. All three of these rooms have a licensed bar serving a range of draught  beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks. There is good car parking, wheelchair access ramps and accessible toilets. There are also two meeting rooms available.


The Function Room, Lounge and Meeting Rooms are available for hire at very competitive rates and free of charge for events supporting some charities and good causes. Table linen and chair covers can also be hired.


Room hire may be available outside of normal opening hours for special occasions.


SKY Sports and BT Sports in HD on multi screens and big screen, featuring Premier League and other live football, racing darts ,etc etc. Bingo on Saturday and Sunday evenings, and regular events such as Pub Quiz nights and Jazz nights, Gin Evenings,  Coffee Mornings,  and more.

Birtley St Joseph's CMS Club and Parish Centre (Birtley Catholic Club) is a social club. We are committed to providing  a welcoming, comfortable and safe environment for members and their guests to enjoy social activities. Membership is open to everyone if 18 years or older and committed to the purpose and objects of the club. There are no restrictions to membership on the basis of gender, religion or ethnicity.  While the club's origins and current management structure are closely aligned with St Joseph's Catholic Church our facilities are available to the wider community to use both as members and hirers of rooms. We are particularly keen to support local community groups, charities and other good causes and may offer facilities free of charge where appropriate.

We are in Birtley Lane, close to the junction with Durham Road and just opposite the Catholic Church.


Car park entrances are in Constables Garth and Orchard Street).

Bus services 21, X12, 28, 28a; nearest stops Birtley War Memorial, Station Lane, Fire Station and Morrisons


St Joseph's CMS Club

& Parish Centre

Birtley Lane DH3 1LJ

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​T  /  0191 410 2541


Rooms can be hired outside these hours for special occasions please contact us for further information (e.g weddings, funerals, christenings)

Our current opening times are under constant review due to Covid19.

As of Thursday 15th April 2021 we will be serving in the rear courtyard.

Mon-Thur 6pm-9pm

Fri-Sun 4pm-9pm

These times are liable to change, please check our Facebook page for updates..