Given the relaxation of Covid restrictions, we're gradually re-opening here at Howden Shire Hall starting with some of our hosted groups and classes from 17th May.  See the classes section of our website for more information. 

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.


Please do check with individual organisers for availability and dates.
  • Pilates with Camilla - Mon afternoons
  • Tuesday T'ai Chi with Lesley Darlington
  • Superlingo Baby and Todler Spanish
  • The Academy of Theatre Studies (Dance) - Mon eves and Saturday mornings
  • Pilates with Val - Tues eves
  • Feathersteps School of Dance - Weds eves
  • Swing Time Vintage Dance Group - Weds eves
  • Walking for Health group - meet every 1st and 3rd Thurs morn in Lower Hall

Our weekly Community Cafe is open from 9am - 12 noon each Friday and the weekly Friday Market is now open. 


  • Memory Cafe from Howden Rotary - 2nd Weds afternoon each month
  • Howden Salsa - Weds eves in the Lower Hall
  • Clubbercise with Pauls - Upper Hall, Thursdays 7.30pm
  • Yoga with Angela - including new classes!
  • Chair based exercise - Mondays at 10.30am

Please go to Classes for contact details to pre-book your place with each relevant instructor.

Email for more details at

See you very soon!

The Howden Shire Hall Team

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We are set to welcome a busier timetable of our regular classes and community groups from September.

Other Information

  • Refreshments available. Fully licensed bar will open for events for over 18s only.
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