What’s on

Scarth Hall hosts a wide range of events, open to everyone. Just 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 and family events, and Scarth Hall Live for a list of our Open Mic Nights and other live music events. Our facebook page Staindrop Scarth Hall Live has reviews and photos!

See Regular events for weekly and monthly classes and activities.


Thursday 3 May: iTeaTime Internet Café, 10.00 am – 11.00 am. Volunteer Wendi offers free, friendly help with any aspect of your mobile ‘phone, laptop, digital camera, email, internet, online shopping, wordprocessing, printing etc – complete beginners welcome! You don’t need to own a laptop or tablet – we provide these in the Scarth Hall IT suite. Volunteer Emma is also available to offer help and advice to community organisations and small businesses about using social media. Email scarthhallmedia@gmail.com to enquire, or just drop in.

Friday 11 May: Scarth Hall Film Shows: Paddington, 6.30 pm, doors & bar 5.30 pm, snacks and refreshments. Followed by Paddington 2 on Friday 25 May! Tickets: age 14 and under £3; Adult £5; Family ticket (1 or 2 adults and up to three children) £12; contact us for group discounts. See both films and get 50p discount per ticket! Call 07950 625387 to reserve tickets.

Friday 18 May: Cheese & Wine evening. All proceeds go towards running costs for Scarth Hall so we are hugely grateful for the support of Northumberland Cheese Company, Teesdale Cheesemakers, and all of you who can join us for a really great night.

£10 entry includes a welcome drink (with an alcohol-free option), artisan cheeses, and delicious accompaniments (eg French bread, crackers and oatcakes, local chutneys, crudités, and more). GROUP DISCOUNT: if you purchase a 10 (or more) tickets, the 10th ticket is free. There’s a fun cheese quiz (with prizes!), and a chance to chat to the cheesemakers about their work. Fine wines (recommended selection) from our fully licensed bar. Tickets available now from Ticketsource or from Staindrop Post Office.

Friday 25 May: Scarth Hall Film Shows: Paddington 2, 6.30 pm, doors & bar 5.30 pm, snacks and refreshments. Tickets: age 14 and under £3; Adult £5; Family ticket (1 or 2 adults and up to three children) £12; contact us for group discounts. See both Paddington films and get 50p discount per ticket! Call 07950 625387 to reserve tickets.

Saturday 23 June: Gin FestivalStaindrop’s first! Ticket details out soon.

Sunday 1 July: Comedy Night from Funny Way To Be:  Edinburgh Previews double bill with Chris Washington and Tom Houghton. Tickets from TicketSource.

Saturday 14 July: Staindrop Carnival refreshments – served in Scarth Hall

Saturday 21 July: Jez Lowe solo concert. Tickets on sale from 22 May.

Saturday 8 September: Last Night of the Proms event

Friday 28 & Saturday 29 September: Staindrop Beer & Music Festival

Friday 26 October: Hot Club du Nord gypsy/swing jazz quartet

Monday 31 December: New Year’s Eve party