Mickleton Village Hall

The Hall

Rooms: This modern hall has excellent facilities. The Main Hall is a large space capable of seating 200 with the stage to the north end, with full lighting, PA system full mixing system and a changing room make it an ideal venue for parties, stage productions and concerts. There is an upstairs Meeting Room is fully carpeted with comfortable seating and has PC’s, printers and with Internet connection with WiFi. The extensive spacious Kitchen facilities include fridge, freezer, microwave, pie warmer and comercial cooker. The toilet facilities are accessible to all. There is also a further Meeting Room on the ground floor which has refreshment and bar facilities.

Heating: Available throughout the hall Maximum Capacity: For the Premises Licence is 300 in total.

Equipment: The hall has adequate chairs and tables and there is ample crockery and cutlery available. The sports equipment includes table tennis equipment and badminton nets. The hall also benefits from a cinema quality screen with surround sound that is used on a regular basis for the Teesdale Cinema Club showing the latest films. This equipment is also available for PowerPoint presentations.

Parking: There is a designated car park with 24 spaces plus 2 marked accessible parking spaces. Roadside parking is also available. Bar Facility: Full bar facility available Access: Wide entrance to hall. Ramp at rear of the hall. Induction loop for the hearing impaired. The Village Field is next to the hall and is available to use for those special events, this is where the Village Carnival is held. Hire Charges:Contact the hall directly

Registered Charity Number: 1011422

Contact

Marion Hutchinson – 01833 640331 or email marion-hutchinson@hotmail.co.uk

About the Hall

Mickleton Village Hall was built in 1993, on the site of the no-longer-habitable 100 year old Church Institute. It’s a full-sized, award winning hall, built in one year entirely by the enthusiastic efforts of virtually everyone in the village. The Hall was formally opened by the Earl of Strathmore on Jan 1st 1994 and has been well used ever since. Its prime purpose is to serve the village and it’s three associated parishes; but its size and layout make it an ideal choice for private parties, weddings etc and business functions. It is also a popular venue for visiting theatre companies and musical events from R’n’B to choral concerts. It is used by a variety of clubs and organisations as well as Parish council meetings and much more besides. The hall is available for hire for: • Meetings/Seminars • Social Events • Wedding Receptions • Fairs and Sales • Rehearsals • Training • Functions • Parties • Dances • Sports Classes • Stage Productions/Concerts • Presentations with IT facilities Regular activities ongoing in the hall include the Cinema Club, Teesdale Day Clubs, stage productions and concerts and the extremely popular R ‘n’ B nights. To visit the MICKLETON LIVE website please click on the link below: http://mickletonlive.uk

The Village

Mickleton is a busy yet peaceful farming village in the valley beside the River Tees. The village has a population of around 350 and sits on what used to be the borders of the North Yorkshire Moors until the boundaries were redrawn to shift us into County Durham. But the views are still as beautiful! There are two thriving pubs, The Crown and the Blacksmiths Arms, a busy village garage, Mickleton Service Station, and a Post Office in the hall. ‘Beckstones Wath’ the new footbridge over the Tees – pictured above – with its connecting footpaths is becoming increasingly popular with walkers.


Events

Event Information:

  • Sat
    16
    Dec
    2017

    Mickleton LIVE presents: The Urban Voodoo Machine

    8:00 pmMickleton Village HallSue BrownTickets: £22.50 or £20 in advance

    No matter what day of the week they come to town, every night is a Saturday night when The Urban Voodoo Machine hit the stage. A spectacular mash up of musical genres, instruments and carnival chaos on stage, they bring to the party everything we love about a live rock 'n' roll show. Without doubt they are one of the best bands on the UK live circuit right now, you should never miss the chance to check them out !!!

    The Urban Voodoo Machine is a collective of shadowy, London based, ne’er do wells, led by Norwegian born songwriter/frontman Paul-Ronney Angel. Featuring up to twelve musicians at any given time, The ‘Machine mash-up guitars, twin drumers, fiddle, trumpet, tuba, banjo, washboard, upright bass, gong, mandolin, accordion, harmonicas, saxophone, sousaphone and even empty bottles and tie racks to create their unique brand of Bourbon Soaked Gypsy Blues Bop’n’Stroll.

    “With their lurching sea shanties, debauched murder ballads, messed-up tangos and whiskey-soaked gypsy stomps, some reckon they’re from the same stable of stallions as Tom Waits and Nick Cave; others point out the last gang in town swagger of The Clash and the hellbound blues that John Lee Hooker first dragged out of the swamp”

    The stars were very much aligned the night Paul-Ronney Angel was begged by a promoter to be the filling in a triple-bill band sandwich. Never one to turn down a knees-up, P-R realised he had 48 hours to put a band together. No problem! Trawling the dives and doss houses of London, he called in some favours, cracked some whips and so it was that The Urban Voodoo Machine lurched into life.

    Having been an fantastic success for our 2015 and 2016 Xmas parties we have got them back again to celebrate our Christmas 2017

    Line-up:

    Paul-Ronney Angel – Lead Vocals, Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Mandolin, Banjo, Harmonica Nick Marsh – Electric Guitar & Vocals
    Gomez DeVille – Trumpet & Vocals Slim – Accordian & Vocals The Reverend Gavin Smith – Upright Bass The Late J-Roni-Moe – Drums
    Jary – Drums, Cajon Ane Angel – Sousaphone, Gong Lucifire – Tenor & Baritone Saxophone

    For more information and to buy tickets online visit  mickletonlive.uk/