The Millennium Hall sits at the centre of Upton Bishop and is a thriving hub of activity. More than 20 groups use the hall every month for activities as diverse as keep fit, baby and toddler classes, needlecraft and indoor bowls, badminton, short mat bowls, tango and Tai Chi. Click here for the full list of groups in the village.
The postcode for the Millennium Hall is HR9 7TU.
It is available for hire by individuals and groups, for weddings, parties, workshops and regular groups, and other events.
The main hall is 20m x 10m with a high ceiling which makes it suitable for badminton and similar sports. The main hall has a capacity of 200.
The smaller committee room is ideal for small groups and seats 12-14.
The hall has a large fully equipped kitchen with two ovens and a hob. White crockery and cutlery is available for hire if required. The kitchen has a serving area which can be used as a bar. The hall comes with tables for up to 120 and 180 chairs.
A PA system for speakers or background music with ipod or iphone can be obtained. The hall has a projector screen
There is ample secure car parking and the car park is locked at night which is ideal for guests wishing to leave cars overnight.
Outside there is a paved patio area and a big field which is suitable for marquees, camping and outside games
Contact Jane Pendlebury 01989 780763 who will be happy to show you round the facilities.
The Millennium Hall was opened in 2000. It was built with the help of community fund raising, a national lottery grant and a Government loan.
If you are interested in hiring the hall for an event you will need to complete the enquiry form and give details of the date and time required, numbers of people involved and what type of event it is.
There are a number of groups which meet in the Millennium Hall including:
Badminton Club meets every Thursday evening from 8-10pm in the Millennium Hall. Teenage and adult players of all abilities are most welcome. Sessions cost £3.
Contact :Steve Cracknell
Ball room and Latin American Dancing
Monthly meetings in the Millennium Hall. The doors open at 7.30pm and the dancing is from 8-10.30pm. The cost is £4.50 to include tea and coffee. The dances are on the second Saturday of every month (except August). Full details are on this poster
Creative Textiles Patchwork and Quilting
Every Monday from 1-4om with experienced tutor, Trease Lane. For more information email email@example.com or telephone Trease on 07971 655554.
Keep Fit classes with Michaela Johnson are held every Tuesday morning from 10am in the Millennium Hall. No need to book, just come along and have a go.
Contact: Jane Fray
Little Swallows is a creative group with lots of fun for under 5s. It meets every Friday in the Millennium Hall with 90-minute classes running at 9.15am, 11am and 1.15pm.
Ross Quilters meet the third Thursday of each month from 2pm-4pm in the Millennium Hall.
Contact: Marilyn Reynolds
Tango with Beryl Kirk twice a month on a Friday . Contact Beryl Kirk on firstname.lastname@example.org
The Busy Bee Club
The Busy Bee Club is a sewing and knitting club for children from 8 upwards. It meets in the Millennium Hall every Tuesday from 6-7.30pm.
Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7.30pm in the Millennium Hall.
Contact: Clare Bell (Secretary) or Jane Pendlebury (President)
Clare at email@example.com or Jane at firstname.lastname@example.org
Yoga class with Penny Jolly every Wednesday from 1 -2.30pm in the Millennium Hall.
Contact: Penny Jolly
08702 642061 0r 01989 720616