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 Re-opening

The villge hall (Institute) is now open for bookings and we are pleased to welcome everyone back.  Whilst the Government has relaxed Covid restrictions, they have advised that everybody needs to continue to act carefully and remin cautious.  Please bear that in mind whilst in the village hall.  

  • Feel free to wear a mask if this makes you and those around you feel safe
  • You are welcome to still use the hand santizer that has been provided
  • Please consider the proximity between you and others
  • It is still wise to open windows for extra ventilation
  • Whilst all the toilets have been made available please consider space when others are using the toilets at the same time
  • Cleaning surfaces after use is a good hygiene measure

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

  • Friday 8th October - CJ Smith Band
  • Thursday 11th November - Love and Spice
  • Friday 3rd December - Sue's Singers
  • Friday and Saturday 10th and 11th December - Village Hall Xmas Show

Full detail of all the above will be given nearer the time but please contact Karen Dunwoodie, tel: 01729 851070 or email kalydun@btinternet.com if you would like information on any of the above.

 Alternatively, to enquire about making a booking please contact us:

via our Contact Form



For Your Information

Chairman's Report 2021 - 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.  The first will be run by the Trustees of the village hall on Saturday 31st July 2021 (See detail of those booked below).  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.  

31st July - Institute Trustees

7th August - Institute Trustees

4th September - St. Aidan's Church

11th September - Institute Trustees

18th September - Bentham Pet Rescue

2nd October - Institute Trustees

9th October - Leprosy Charity

16th October - Women's Institute

30th October - St. Aidan's Church

6th November - Methodist Church

13th November - Institute Trustees

27th November - Hellifield Herald Magazine

4th December - Institute Trustees


Latest 200 Club results

July 2021 

1st Prize £25 - No. 25 - Wendy Phillip

2nd Prize £15 - No. 54 - Barbara Morgan

3rd Prize £10 - No. 24 - Dave Pinner



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

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