Butterknowle Village Hall
Butterknowle is a pretty village within the Gaunless Valley, close to the town of Bishop Auckland. It is home to the Gaunless Valley Visitor Centre which celebrates 600 years of industrial heritage in the area.
The Hall (Registered Charity Number: 520749)
The Village Hall is located on Pinfold Lane in Butterknowle. The Hall has served the community since 1962.
The trustees of the Village Hall Association purchased the land on which the hall stands for £311.11s.0d which equates to approximately £4000.00 in today’s money.
The hall was extensively refurbished and modernised in 2001.
The hall is ideal for private and business functions.
Regular activities include WEEKLY, Modern Sequence Dancing, Parent and Toddler Group, Carpet Bowls, Bingo, New Age Kurling, Snooker, Zumba, Gentle Martial Arts and Youth Club. MONTHLY, Supper Dance, Open Mic. ANNUALLY, Beer and Music Festival.
Social events are also organised throughout the year.
Rooms: Main Hall, Kitchen, Bar Area, Snooker Room, Meeting Room. There is a small outdoor area to the rear of the hall.
Maximum Capacity: 200
Facilities: The extensive facilities include an excellent stage and dance floor, spacious bar and dining area, fully modern and well equipped kitchen, a small meeting room, a snooker room. There are toilets including a special access toilet.
Free Wi Fi access.
There are adequate tables, chairs crockery and cutlery.
There is also an on-site car park with two marked special access spaces.
ContactBooking officer, Heather, on 01388 710844. Mr Bryan Whiley 01388 710855
2 Disabled Spaces
What's On at Butterknowle Village Hall
|On Friday the 19th of June 2015 until 21 June 2015|
Midsummer Beer and Music Festival
Hand pulled beers Local musicians Full Bar Sandwiches and Snacks £2.00 admission
|14:00 to 16:00||
New Age Kurling
|19:30 to 22:00||
|19:30 to 20:30||
Just turn up £4.00
|10:00 to 12:00||
Parent and Toddler
Just turn up
|18:00 to 20:00||
For young people aged 11 to 19 years old
|14:00 to 16:00||
|10:00 to 11:00||
Gentle Martial Arts for age 50+
Gentle martial arts training to develop fitness...flexibility...balance....co-ordination and sense of well being.... Taught by Taekwondo Grandmaster Bryan Whiley
|Monthly (first of a month)||Contact||Notes|
|The first Saturday of every month|
£7.00 includes supper Full bar
|Monthly (third of a month)||Contact||Notes|
|The third Thursday of every month|
|19:30 to 21:00||
A club for the 50+ Age group... New members welcome
|Ongoing events (no fixed date - contact for details)|
|19:30 to 23:15||
Last Sunday every month Musicians and listeners warmly welcomed Full Bar Sandwiches Raffle Free Admission Three guest spots each year.
Head from Barnard Castle along the B6278 (past Glaxo). Take the first right signposted Copley. Follow the road to Copley then follow the B6282 into Butterknowle. The village hall is situated on Pinfold Lane. Hall Postcode: DL13 5PP