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.
A number of groups meet in the Millennium Hall. Their details can be found in the Village Life section of this website.
New committee members needed for the Millennium Hall
DUE TO THE RETIREMENT OF SEVERAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS THE HALL COMMITTEE IS NOW LOOKING FOR NEW MEMBERS.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WILLING TO HELP WITH THE RUNNING OF THIS IMPORTANT VILLAGE AMENITY AND WITH FRESH IDEAS FOR ITS USE TO MEET THE CHANGING NEEDS OF THE PARISH.
YOU CAN BECOME AS INVOLVED AS YOU LIKE AND UTILISE YOUR LIFE SKILLS IN EITHER A PRACTICAL WAY OR IN A MORE ADMINISTRATIVE ROLE.
IF INTERESTED YOU WOULD BE WELCOME TO SHADOW EXISTING COMMITTEE MEMBERS AND THEN PUT YOUR NAME FORWARD BEFORE THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WHICH WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY 11TH OCTOBER 2021 AT THE MILLENNIUM HALL (COVID 19 RULES PERMITTING).
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED PLEASE CONTACT THE CURRENT SECRETARY, JANE FRAY ON 01989 780383, FOR FURTHER DETAILS.