The Hearth is a registered Charity and is managed by a Board of voluntary Trustees involved in the governance, sustainability and day to day management of this Community Hub open to all 7 days each week, offering Arts, Music, Heritage and Hospitality.

Hearth Volunteers: We can only operate thanks to the generosity of our amazing Team of Volunteers. New members to this Team are always welcome. It could be on a regular or ad hoc basis. We welcome assistance at our Music Gigs, History and Heritage Talks, also such tasks as gardening, outdoor work, decorating and DIY jobs. If you would like to find out more about volunteering, please email

As a charity The Hearth is constantly seeking sources of income from Hall Hire, various events, grant awards, legacies and donations.

All proceeds raised go towards delivering, maintain and extend the services offered by The Hearth in the future.

Recent Grants and Donations to the Hearth have been very gratefully received from

The High Sheriff of Northumberland

Catherine Cookson Charitable Trust


Government / NCC Small Business Trust

Ecclesiastical UK

Community Foundation

Hedley Foundation

Story Homes

The Barbour Foundation

SCA Prudhoe Mill

Northumbrian Water Ltd

The Rothley Trust

The Joicey Trust

Thompsons of Prudhoe

Waitrose, Ponteland

Horsley Parish Council

Gentoo Homes 

Waitrose, Hexham

William Leech

Greggs Foundation

R W Mann Trust

Many thanks to Walter James and the R&B Group (for help on Haunted) and Simon Murray and the University of Northumbria (for help on the shed/office).

Many Raffle Prizes have also been donated to the Hearth. Many thanks to all!

Charity no 1106143

The Hearth

Main Road


Northumberland, NE15 0NT

Office: 01661 852545

Cafe: 01661 853563

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