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 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. 80); 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 Secretaries: Heather Leak 0779 0042 206, or

Ken Leak 0783 7727 268

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Hellifield Village Hall Covid Situation

In line with government guidance lifting all Covid restrictions, this is now the position in Hellifield Village Hall.  This includes returning to the maximum attendance of 80 people in the main hall and 20 in the Yorke Room.  However, if visitors feel more comfortable wearing a mask, then please continue to do so.  Room hire charges remain free for charities and local village users until the end of 2022.  There will be a half price room booking fee for commercial users covering the same period.  

For further information on the above and to make a room booking, please contact our booking secretaries Ken and Heather Leak on 0783 7727 268 or 0779 0042 206 or email stanier@aol.com.


Upcoming Entertainment

1920s Gangsters and Molls Night - 10th September 2022

Come to an evening of 'elegant' and 'illicit' fun starting at 8.00 pm.  You may need a password to gain entry and look out for Charlie 'Lucky' Luciano lurking in the speakeasy style casino!



We encourage guests to come dressed in style, but optional - think Bonnie & Clyde or Great Gatsby.  Dancing will be truly Roaring 20's with a mixture of Swing, Broadway, Jazz & Blues music, so get your Charleston, Fox Trot and Shimmy polished up - there will be prizes for best-dressed and best-dancer.



There will be cocktails and canapés, but please bring your own drinks too.

Tickets (or secret code) will be £10 available from 15th August from email: kalydun@btinternet.com or tel: 01729 851070 or by the link below.

 Bookings for events may be made via our

Event Booking Form 

Alternatively, to enquire about booking the hall for your own event please contact us via our Contact Form



For Your Information

Chairman's Report 2022 - may be viewed HERE.


Coffee mornings

Coffee Mornings are held on most Saturday mornings from 10am to 11.30am, helping to raise funds for local charitable causes.  See below, detail of those already booked.  If you would like to book a coffee morning, please contact either Heather Leak on 0779 0042 206 or Ken Leak on 0783 7727 268 or via email stanier@aol.com.  

16th July - Institute Trustees

6th August - Institute Trustees 

13th August - Women's Institute

3rd September - Institute Trustees

17th September - Children's Society

24th September - Settle Voices

1st October - Institute Trustees

8th October - St. Aidan's Church




Latest 200 Club results

 July 2022 

1st Prize £25 - No. 27 - Jim Pope

2nd Prize £15 - No. 11 - Sue Johnson

3rd Prize £10 - No. 170 - Sheila Kershaw



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

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