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Bowes + Gilmonby Parish Hall

The Village

Bowes is a small village with a church, a village pub and attractive Norman castle ruins.

The Hall

Bowes and Gilmonby Parish Hall was opened on 24th April 1963 and was built by the farming community for the community. The size and layout of Bowes Village Hall make it an ideal choice for private and business functions. The hall is available for hire for: • Meetings/Small Conferences • Training • Parties • Sports Classes • Functions • Social Events • Fairs and Sales • Stage Productions and Concerts • Rehearsals • Exhibitions. Regular activities ongoing in the hall include a weekly Post Office, activities for the elderly and a Parent and Toddler group.


Rooms: Main Hall 17m x 7m, Stage 5.5m x 2m, IT/Office 6m x 3.5m, Supper Room 12.5m x 3.5m, Kitchen 5.5m x 2m (approx) Heating: Available throughout the hall Maximum Capacity: 200 in premises Facilities: The extensive facilities include a stage with lighting and a PA system making it an ideal venue for stage productions and concerts. There is also a small meeting room and a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge, microwave and cooker. There are also toilet facilities accessible to all. Equipment: There are adequate chairs and tables and ample crockery and cutlery is available. Parking: There is a designated car park with approximately 30 spaces Access: Access into all parts of the hall for wheelchair users, except the small meeting room. Hire Charges: Contact the hall directly Registered Charity Number: 1058050


Mike Bettison 01833 628343


Accessible WC Accessible WC

Induction Loop Induction Loop

Level Entrance Level Entrance (High Threshold)

Parking Parking

Steps 1 Steps

Wheelchair Access to Side Wheelchair Access to Side (by prior arr.)

What's On at Bowes + Gilmonby Parish Hall

Coming Up Contact Notes
On Thursday the 27th of April 2017
19:00 to 21:30 The Odyssey (Greek Stuff)
One man, a cast of thousands and the magic of theatre. The misadventures of Odysseus are played out in this ingenious and slightly bonkers adaptation of the mighty epic, The Odyssey. Doors & Bar 7pm, performance start 7:30pm Tickets 10 (Concs 9, Students 5) This is a Highlights Production
Graham Henley
01833 628357
On Friday the 12th of May 2017
19:30 to 21:30 The Wainwrights in Colour with Andy Beck
Inspired by the work of Master Fellwalker and artist Alfred Wainwright, Andy has undertaken a major 10 year project to produce a watercolour sketch of each of the 1500 illustrations drawn by AW in his seven volume A Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells. This is the story behind this unique challenge.
Mike Bettison
01833 628343
Tickets 5 (2 students)
Weekly Contact Notes
09:15 to 11:15 Parent and Toddler Group
S. Rigg
01833 621187
09:30 to 12:00 Post Office

13:30 to 15:30 Carpet Bowls
M Rowe
01833 628347
Monthly (first of a month) Contact Notes
The first Thursday of every month
19:30 WI - Monthly Meeting
C Hercock
01833 628259



Head from Barnard Castle on A67 to Bowes – it is approximately 4 miles. As you enter Bowes from Barnard Castle the village hall is situated straight over the roundabout. Bowes can also be accessed from the A66 between Barnard Castle and Brough. Hall Postcode: DL12 9HU