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


Jane Roberts – 01833 641575 – Mobile 07800987522 or email mickletonhall@hotmail.com

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.


Event Information:

  • Fri

    Teesdale Cinema Club presents: 'Belfast' cert 12

    7:00 pmMickleton Village Hall

    Starring: Jude Hill, Judi Dench, Jamie Dornan

    Director & Writer: Kenneth Branaugh

    Brief synopsis: Kenneth Branaugh's Belfast is an autobiographical account from his childhood. It depicts a story about a young boy and his working class family experiencing the tumultuous late 1960s in the hometown of Belfast. I'm going to say it, I've never been taken away by Branaugh's direction in the past. He's a great actor and all, but when it comes to filmmaking, everything I've seen from him has either just been okay or disappointed. Maybe it's because he's never made something as personal as this. Though I don't think it's as wonderful as everyone makes it out to be, I did find myself enjoying Belfast. It manages to create a story centered around family and what it feels like to be a child growing up in a place that's dear to you. With the story being almost auto-biographical, you see the world as Branaugh did. It's a fun and lovely story, even if it touches on heavier subjects like loss and riots. I found the screenplay to be written well. Honestly, this movie could very well be considered a comedy. It's full of humor and light. Still, it can play out a bit melodramatic, especially the end. The ending for me was a little abrupt. I was told there was going to be a scene full of emotion to make everyone cry, but that moment passed and it was the end. I'm glad it ended on that note instead of Branaugh's original ending which had a documentary sort of thing going on and him returning to Belfast. Luckily we have editors to cut things out.

    Runtime: 98 mins

    Show £2.50 including Tea & Biscuits