What’s on

What’s on

Scarth Hall hosts a wide range of events, open to everyone, and organised by Scarth Hall volunteers or other organisations. Just add your name to our mailing list (via contact us) to keep up-to-date with all upcoming events.

See also Scarth Hall Film Shows and our Facebook page Staindrop Scarth Hall Live for reviews and photos!

See Regular events for weekly and monthly classes and activities.

Every Monday morning: Community Café, open  9.00 am – 12.00 noon

The Monday morning Café sessions are about giving people a chance to get out of the house and have a chat, cuppa and homemade cakes & bakes. Or you may just want to have some time to yourself and read the papers or a magazine (these are provided).  Everyone’s very welcome, including children. Please spread the word and join us if you can! Email Joanne if you have any questions or if you’d like more information. Note – cafe open Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, please do pop in.

Friday 7 December: Staindrop open mic night  – all performers and listeners welcome, 7.30 pm/8.00 pm start.

Wednesday 12 December: “The Vinyl Countdown” music & social evening – 7.00 pm –  10.00 pm. Free entry.
Everyone’s welcome at this relaxed evening – the last one in 2018! Join other music lovers and listen to records played through a top-notch hifi system. Bring a favourite LP if you have one or just come along and enjoy the music and chat over a drink. The bar will be open with fine wines, whiskys and more as well as hot and cold  drinks. Call Les (07715 303515) for more information.

Friday 21 December: Christmas Family night SOLD OUT! an evening to get your Christmas going, starting with a festive film with hot chocolate and cookie (included in entry fee). Then games, disco, snacks, mulled wine for the adults etc etc. £3/ticket single and £12 family of up to 2 adults and up to 4 children.

Monday 31 December: New Year’s Eve family party  – admission by ticket only, available from the Scarth Hall bar, not from the post office.


Friday 4 January : Staindrop open mic night  – all performers and listeners welcome, 7.30 pm/8.00 pm start.

Sunday 6 January: Couch to 5K – put your New Year Resolution into practice with like-minded folk in Staindrop. This is an NHS-backed initiative to get us doing some gentle exercise each week – sessions will be 3 times per week with more detail to follow. Do drop us a line on scarthhall@gmail.com if you are remotely interested.

Sunday 27 January: Castle Players production When We Are Married by J.B. Priestley

On the back of an incredibly successful run featuring Pride & Prejudice, Victorian Values and Oliver Twist, we are delighted to welcome Laurence Sach back to direct J.B. Priestley’s “When We Are Married”. First performed in 1938, this comedy, set in Yorkshire, features a group of three couples who are old friends and all married on the same day in the same chapel. Gathering to celebrate their silver anniversary, they all discover that they are not legally married.

Sunday 24 February: Where there’s Muck there’s Bras  

Highlights production

Sunday 14 April: Family Wordship

Highlights production

Saturday 22 June: Hot Club du Nord – back by popular demand, and sure to be another sell out. Check out the wonderful gypsy jazz fusion of virtuoso violinist Emma Fisk and her immensely talented band.