Scarth Hall Live

Scarth Hall hosts open mic nights, concerts, theatre shows and comedy nights listed below. See our Facebook page Staindrop Scarth Hall Live for reviews and photos. Add your name to our mailing list (via contact us) to keep up-to-date with all upcoming events.

See the Scarth Hall Film Shows web page for upcoming film events and Regular events for details of  all weekly and monthly classes and activities at Scarth Hall.

Upcoming live music events & shows


Saturday 28 October: Jez Lowe and Steve Tilston, 8.00 pm; doors & bar open 7.00 pm.

Two of the UK Acoustic/Folk scene’s finest songwriters join forces for a series of concerts filled with songs and music, chat and banter and intimate insights into their approach to their craft. Questions, answers, anecdotes and anarchy… and a very special evening of music. Songwriting partnerships are nothing new in folk music – but when two artists as well-respected as Steve Tilston and Jez Lowe get together to co-write after forty-odd years, it is definitely worth sitting up and listening. “Classy, thoughtful, folk… I suspect Lennon would have approved Robin Denselow, The Guardian

Tickets are £8 (adults) and £4 (16 and under). It would help us if you could buy your ticket in advance from Staindrop Post Office, or online via TicketSource. However if needed you can pay on the door  – please reserve your tickets via scarthhalltickets@gmail.com


Friday 3 November: Staindrop open mic night – all performers and listeners welcome, 7.30 pm/8.00 pm start.


Friday 1 December: Staindrop open mic night  – all performers and listeners welcome, 7.30 pm/8.00 pm start.

Saturday 2 December: the John Wrightson Band 8.00 pm; doors & bar open 7.00 pm. Tickets are £8 and are available now online from TicketSource, and from Staindrop Post Office from the end of October. Legendary north-east entertainer Bert Draycott was to be the support for this concert at Scarth Hall, but we regret to announce that Bert passed away in late September. Details of new support act to be announced soon.

Saturday 16 December: Carols by Candlelight with “No Added Sugar” community choir