© 2019 by The Crathes Hall Trust.

Crathes Public Hall is owned and managed on behalf of the community by the “Crathes Public Hall Trust [SCIO]”.

This is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation, with Scottish Charity registration number SC043007.

Coming Up . . . .

DOWALLY

8PM ON SATURDAY 8 FEBRUARY 2020

TICKETS: £15 (BYOB); RAFFLE

For tickets contact: Jen McHattie on 07815 412742  or jenmch@btinternet.com

Described as “Something very special...truly great music-making” by BBC Radio Scotland, Dowally is the meeting point of three musicians from very different worlds.

Rachel Walker plays fiddle in the Scottish folk tradition, Phil Alexander (Moishe’s Bagel, Salsa Celtica) is a performer and scholar of Klezmer music, and Daniel Abrahams is a guitarist traversing the UK jazz scene. Dowally create folk music from some imaginary land, deftly combining balkan rhythms, melodic improvisation and pure joyfulness. Having garnered rave reviews all across the UK, from folk festivals to pub sessions, they released their second album of original material 'Somewhere' last year - described by Songlines as “Utterly enchanting”. They were thrilled to win a Danny Kyle Award at Celtic Connections 2019, and will be on tour in the UK and further afield this year.

The Hall

Crathes Public Hall is a wood-lined village hall just west of Crathes Crossroads (junction of the A93 North Deeside Road and A957 Stonehaven Road), three miles east of Banchory.

Originally built in 1929, the hall has been improved and extended in 2001 and 2012 . The hall is available for weddings, parties, concerts, jumble sales, dances, lessons, club meetings etc. ​​

The hall is 16 metres by 9 metres. Car parking currently exists for approximately forty cars.

The Hall Is a Scottish registered Charity with OSCR ( Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator) and is run by a Board of Trustees, who are all volunteers from the local area.

After a community consultation in June 2017 and a feasibility study,  plans have recently been passed for the construction of a new hall fit for the 21st Century. 

hire the hall

You can hire the hall for your own event. The 2020 rates are:

Hourly Rate  £13
Evening Function £150 + £100 deposit

Wedding (2 day hire)  £250 + £100 deposit

Go to the Booking section to check availability or to make a booking

FUNDRAISING EVENT

7.30-9.30PM ON FRIDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2020; DOORS 7PM

ADVANCE TICKETS: £8

RAFFLE, REFRESHMENTS

To reserve advance tickets email: cif@crathes.com

Come and enjoy presentations from two renowned local wildlife experts and learn more about Deeside's natural heritage.

Dr Robert Moss: Grouse, the Universe and Everything 

Prof Alison Hester: A Snapshot in Time: 40 years of change in our mountain and moorland plants

A limited number of tickets may be available on the door on the night at £12 each