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.

Hall Hire

Howden Shire Hall is a multi-functional building available for hire for private parties and events. 

Parties and Occasions
  • Range of seating and tables available
  • Access to our kitchen for catering
  • Space for bouncy castle
  • We can suggest a range of suppliers including DJs, Bouncy Castles, Caterers, Entertainers, Balloonists, Sweet Carts and Face Painters

Room hire costs from just £50
Weddings and celebrations
The hall is kept clear and unfussy, providing a blank canvas upon which you can create a setting that’s just right for you. There’s also an option for a full marquee liner to add that luxurious touch.
Get in touch to arrange a tour and consultation. We’ll talk to you about your requirements, explain our packages and prices, and recommend local and trusted wedding suppliers.
Meetings and workshops
Why not book one of our rooms for your business or community group meeting?
With a range of rooms available to suit a variety of group sizes, we can provide refreshments and audio/visual facilities, including a projector and screen in our newly refurbished Reid Wilford Studio. We also give discounts for registered charities and regular users.

Free Wifi available.
For more information and prices and to check availability email us at


Hall Gallery