Kirkbymoorside Memorial Hall

Kirkbymoorside Memorial Hall


Kirkbymoorside Memorial Hall

Facilities for everyone.

Take a look inside…

Nestling between ‘Heartbeat Country’ and ‘Herriot Country’, convenient for Ryedale and further afield, the Memorial Hall offers facilities for people from near and far:

  • Welcoming
  • Spacious
  • Versatile
  • Affordable
  • Accessible

… an ideal venue for your event or function, whether it’s a concert, theatre production, conference or the local horticultural show!

What’s Going On…

Regular activities include:

  • Badmington
  • Ballet & Jazz dance classes
  • Circuit training
  • Committee Meetings
  • Exercise classes
  • Karate
  • Tablet Top Sales on Market Day
  • Zumba classes

All sorts of interesting activities

Catering Facilities are available


What we have available

The Main Hall

An impressive, spacious and inviting venue.  It measures 25m x 12m with seating for 200 on the main floor and a further 50 seats in the balcony.

Ideal for concerts, theatre productions, wedding receptions and larger meetings

The Market Hall

A ground floor room with fully fitted and equipped adjoining kitchen, toilets and cloakroom with access from the Market Place.  It measures 15m x 12m with seating for 100.

Ideal for coffee mornings, table top sales and craft fairs – any event which needs immediate street access for success

The Dugout

A smaller, more inviting venue on the lower ground floor accessed by external steps.  It measures 10m x 7m with seating for 40.  There is a fully equipped kitchen, separate toilets with baby changing facilities and an entrance area for displays.

Just the place for small meetings or exhibitions, childrens’ parties etc.

Charges and Booking Arrangements

Main Hall

£9.50 per hour

Market Hall

£8.50 per hour


£8.50 per hour

Main Hall and Market Hall

£17.00 per hour

Reduced rate for hiring both together

All Day Use


Please contact us to discuss your requirements

To book the Memorial Hall please telephone or email Sheila Ridley:

Tel : 07881 807198

Email :

Further Information

Kirkbymoorside and Facilities

Other information

Historic Kirkbymoorside is halfway between Thirsk and Scarborough on the southern edge of the North York Moors National Park.

It is within 30 miles of Whitby, Teesside, Scarborough, York and Thirsk and has all the character of a typical North Yorkshire Market Town.

The Hall is easy to find – on the right, 600m up the High Street from the roundabout on the A170, with the Town Centre Car Park only 30m away.

Local Facilities

… are excellent.  There is a prestigious 18-hole golf course within walking distance, and first rate hotels, pubs and B & B accommodation within the town.

Did you know …

  • The Memorial Hall is owned by the Town and run by a Management Committee having been bought by the towns people in 1920 to provide facilities for ex-servicemen from the 1914-1918 War.
  • The Management Committee also run Kirkbymoorside’s weekly market which has been operating since 1254 and is one of the last privately run Markets in England.
  • Patronising the Wednesday Market helps to keep the Hall running.
  • In the past the Hall was known as The Toll Booth and has been an indoor market, a court room, a jail and workshops.
  • The Hall used to have 3 floors until it was nearly destroyed by fire in 1871.
  • The Memorial Hall also owns the rights to the annual November Fair.
  • If you live in Kirkbymoorside you are eligible for election onto the Management Committee.  Interested? –  please contact Sheila Ridley.
  • The Hall is a registered charity (No: 250908)



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Contact information

Kirkbymoorside Memorial Hall, Market Place, Kirkbymoorside, York, YO62 6DA

Phone numbers:
Sheila Ridley: 07881 807198

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