Hellifield Institute - Hellifield's Village Hall

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The Main Hall (23 feet x 42 feet approx.)

BadmintonAlready a firm favourite with many local organisations and indoor sports groups, the light and airy double glazed Hall is the heartbeat of the community.

The Hall features a sprung wooden floor, black—out curtains, small lighting rig for stage presentations, a large double entrance door (from the foyer) and emergency exit at the far Concert stageend of the building. The Hall is linked to the well-equipped kitchen by a serving hatch with closing door as required.  There is capacity for 80 people with tables and 100 people with chairs only.

The Hall already hosts such diverse groups as Badminton, Table Tennis, Indoor Bowls, Horticultural Societies, WI, Mothers Union, and Keep Fit sessions.

View images of the Main Hall HERE.

The Yorke Room. (26 feet x 18 feet approx.)

Yorke RoomThis is a smaller meeting/activity room, which has recently been refurbished to allow hiring for more family and individual options such as private meetings, family anniversary and celebrations and children's birthday parties.  There is capacity for 25 people with tables and chairs and 35 people with chairs only.

It has separate access from the main foyer and also bookable with use of the modern kitchen facilities. 

View images of the Yorke Room HERE.

The Kitchen

KitchenThe Kitchen is finished to a high standard and offers a full range of crockery, pots, pans and glasses. In addition there is an electric cooker, dishwasher, fridge, electric kettles, a wall mounted water heater and microwave. There is ample workspace and it is connected to the main hall via a serving hatch. Use of the kitchen can be tailored to booking requirements.

View images of the Kitchen HERE.


The toilet facilities (including disabled access) for men and women are available from the reception foyer area on flat level access from both the front door and also both Main Hall and the Yorke Room.

Included Facilities

The building also features a number of facilities including staging, chairs, tables, sound system, Wifi, electronic projector screen, and full central heating throughout. There is a double door reception foyer, which serves both main rooms, the kitchen and toilets. The foyer area also doubles as a food serving area if needed.

The following are available as part of the standard hire package (dependent on which room):

  • Chairs (approx. 85); Tables — various sizes (approx. 18)
  • Dining Tablecloths; Crockery; Utensils
  • Cleaning Fluids; Kitchen Drying and Dish Cloths and Towels
  • Electronic Projector Screen; Various Sports Equipment packages


To enquire about making a booking please contact us:

via our Contact Form


telephone our Booking Secretary: Mrs Sheila Swinbank 01729 850458

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Upcoming Events



 Art and Architecture Lecture - Friday 14 September 2018

This month's lecture by Jenny Birch will focus on post impressionism, particularly VanGough and Cezanne and will start at 7.00 pm.   Join Jenny for a feast of culture and a glass of wine!  Tickets are £3 on the door.  For more information contact Jenny on Tel: 01729 850385 or email: jenny464@btinternet.com


Settle Voices and Friends - Friday 12 October 2018 7.30pm

A concert by our local community choir and guests, with music to suit all tastes! There will be a raffle and all proceeds will go to Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

This is a 'bring your own' nibbles and refreshment event.

Tickets are £5, and are available on the door, via any Settle Voices member, from Karen Dunwoodie Tel:  01729 851070, or via our:

Event Booking form


Dan Wilde - Friday 19 October 2018

Our next musical event is 'Dan Wilde', who has been performing his own branch of richly observant folk music both in the UK and around the world for the past 7 years.  He's developed a reputation as a fantastic songwriting talent.  He has 3 studio albums and has been compared to the likes of Paul Simon.   Doors open at 7.15 pm and performance is at 8.00 pm.  This is a 'bring your own' nibbles and refreshment event.  

Tickets are £8.  If you wish to reserve a ticket, contact Karen Dunwoodie Tel:  01729 851070, or via our:

Event Booking form

Musical Events

  • Friday 12 October - Settle Voices
  • Friday 19 October - Dan Wilde
  • Friday 16 November - 70's Night

Requests for tickets for all these events may be made via our

Event Booking Form





For Your Information

Coffee Mornings are held on most Saturday mornings from 10am to 11.30am, usually helping to raise funds for local charitable causes.  There is just one date available during 2018 on 29th December.  Contact Sheila Swinbank on 01729 850458 if you wish to book a coffee morning. The next planned coffee mornings are being run as follows:

  • September 8th - The Leprosy Mission
  • September 15th - St. Aidan's Church
  • September 22nd - Save our Countryside
  • September 29th - Martin House Hospice
  • October 6th - Village Hall (Institute)


Latest 200 Club results


1st Prize £25 - No. 4 - Frances Flitcroft

2nd Prize £10 - No. 170 - Sheila Kershaw

3rd Prize £5 - No. 29 - Sylvia Coates


Hellifield Institute, Hellifield, North Yorkshire, BD23 4HT - Registered Charity Number 223353

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