The Shire Hall is a multi-functional building used for community hires such as parties, wedding receptions and fund-raising events. It is also used as an arts centre with live music, theatre, comedy and cinema.



Wriggle, Jiggle and Sing!

Formerly Music-Time, Daryl welcomes pre-schoolers and grown ups to her fun, interactive and noisy music making sessions every Monday 9.30-10.30am and 2 -3pm during term time. For more information or to book, contact Daryl on 07709 606776

TATS Adult Dance

Adult dance classes take place here at the Hall every Monday evening, 6.30-8.30pm With classes in jazz, ballet and tap as well as the ever popular Zumba there is something for everybody.
For further details please call Catherine on 07821 765422, e-mail or check out Facebook page: Howden - Dance and Zumba - Academy of Theatre Studies


Zumba classes for all ages,a great way to stay in shape. On every Monday 8.30-9.30pm. For futher details please call Catherine on 07821 765422, email or check out Facebook page: Howden - Dance and Zumba - Academy of Theatre Studies


Let's get playing - HOWDEN CHILDREN'S CENTRE

Activities for babies and parents comes to the Hall on Tuesday morning, 10.30am - 11.30am For further information please call 01482 395220.


Baby & Toddler Spanish Group
Tuesdays 2.00pm – 3.00pm

Parents and carers are welcome to come along with babies and toddlers age 0-5 to learn Spanish through lots of interactive and fun games, songs, stories and craft activities. First session is FREE to new starters, all welcome!

Contact Claire on: 07468 320374,,


If you suffer from neck/back problems Pilates could be just for you. It concentrates on improving posture, shoulder, pelvis and core stability as well as mobilising the spine and toning the body. Every Tuesday in the Upper Hall. 6.30-7.30pm. £5.00 per session. For more information call Val, the class leader, on 07801 954474

Ballroom and Latin Dance Classes

A new class for the Shire Hall. All ballroom and latin dances covered including Waltz, Foxtrot and Jive. Beginners, Improvers and Social Dancers alike. Lots of fun and a great way to exercise. 7- 8pm and 8pm - 9pm in the Upper Hall. £5 per person. For more information contact Sophie on 07909 334343


Salsa Classes

From 7.30 - 8.30pm and 8.30 - 9.30pm in the lower hall. No partner needed and beginners welcome! Call 07909 334343 for more info or go to

Open Practice Ballroom

Weds Eve 6 - 7pm. Call 07909 334343 for more info or go to

Howden Lindy Hop

Weds eves 7.15pm - 9.15pm.

Lindyhop is a fun social dance from the 1930s and 40s related to the 20s Charleston, Jitterbug and 50s Jive. No previous experience or partner required!

We recommend comfy shoes or trainers.

For more information and to book your place, please call Helen on 07971 079468


Howden Walking Group

1.30pm - 3.30pm, every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Contact Bernard Nield on 01430 431246 for more information.

Howden and District U3A

10.15 to 12 noon last Thursday of each Month (except December). For further information please visit our website at


6pm - 7pm Thursday nights in the Lower Hall.

Clubbercise classes are taught in a darkened room with disco lights and LED glow sticks set to a soundtrack of old and new club hits. A fusion of dance, toning and combat moves with high/low impact options for all fitness levels, one class burns around 600 calories.

£6 entry. Booking opens late August

Contact or call 07730533197 or Facebook Clubbercise Goole with Paula ActiveFitness Richardson


Market and Cafe

Our market sells a variety of locally produced artisan products. We’re open every Friday 9am to 2pm with the adjoining cafe/coffee morning serving hot drinks and snacks until midday.

If you're interested in renting a stall space, please email Vic at or call 01430 432510


Kids Dance Classes

Catherine Finta's second day of classes (10 - 12noon)  is for children with lessons of funky jazz, ballet and tap moves. Dance classes are very popular with children and allow them to develop skills in co-ordination as well as in dance. Contact Catherine on 07821 765422 for more information.