Public Hall Information

The “Main Hall” is one of the largest venues in the Eden Valley with a seating capacity of 180 and can accommodate dancing, the floor area is 11m x 15m.  There is a stage and and two large dressing rooms.  The Main Hall benefits from good acoustic qualities and is especially valued as a theatre and music performance venue.  The foyer serves as a bar area.  The Main Hall is used to host a variety of events; including theatre productions, concerts, cinema, blood donation sessions, dance classes, and markets .

Upstairs is the “Supper Room” which can be accessed via the stairs or the lift. The Supper Room has a capacity of 80 and provides a pleasant environment for the many clubs and groups who meet there on a regular basis.  The Supper Room is the venue for weekly Saturday morning charity coffee mornings and other smaller events and meetings.  The Supper Room has access to a fully fitted and equipped kitchen.

Please note that we no longer take private hire bookings for parties other than for wedding receptions, christenings and funeral teas.

Please note that due to COVID, the hall capacity has been reduced, please contact the Clerk’s office on 017683 51177 for more information.

Booking

Booking Enquiries can be made on: 017683 51177 ext 3 or email admin@applebytown.org.uk.

To view events and availability please go to the Calendar page of this website.  Or click here to view the Calendar. 

To download a Booking Form please click here: Booking Form

To download the Booking Terms and Conditions please click here: Booking Conditions

Projector and Screen Hire

Appleby Remote Cinema offers the hire of its projector and screen in the Main Hall.

The screen and projector in the supper room are also available for hire, please see booking form.

Publicity

Please note that, unless you tell us otherwise, information about your event may be posted on our website and promoted via social media. Personal information and contact details will not be given. If your event is a private function it will not be advertised.

Please forward any promotional material and/or posters to admin@applebytown.org.uk or deliver to the Tourist Information Centre.

Directions to Appleby Public Hall

From Penrith take A66 (eastbound) and follow signs to Appleby.

Take the B6542 exit towards Appleby/Orton. Turn left and continue to follow B6542 onto Battlebarrow. At the Sands, turn right onto Bridge St/B6260 and continue to follow B6260 onto Boroughgate. The Public Hall is on the left, at the bottom of the Market Arcade (in-between the Mind Shop and Pet’s Pantry).

From Brough take A66 (westbound) and follows signs to Appleby.

Take the B6542 exit towards Appleby/Orton. Turn left onto Bridge St/B6260 and continue to follow B6260 onto Boroughgate. The Public Hall is on the left, at the bottom of the Market Arcade (in-between the Mind shop and Pet’s Pantry).

Public Hall Images – Main Hall and Downstairs Kitchen

Supper Room and Upstairs Kitchen