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Join Us!

Crathes Public Hall Trust has changed its constitution to become a membership organisation.
Membership is FREE and open to anyone over 16 who supports the hall and lives in Crathes or the surrounding AB31 postcode area.
Become a member and have a say. More members will help us with funding applications for the refurbishment of the hall.

Click here to join now


Christmas Cracker

festive party for the residents of crathes, new and old

3.00PM - 6.00PM ON SUNDAY 10 DECEMBER 2023

TICKETS: Adults: £5 • Children: £2

Complimentary glass of mulled wine, music, games and Christmas crafts for kids, visit from Santa (TBC), raffle.

BYOB and a treat for the table.


Contact Gillian on 07734 816845 if you would like to attend.

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Hogmanay Ceilidh

with the

pure scotch ceilidh band

7.30PM - 12.15AM ON SUNDAY 31 DECEMBER 2023

TICKETS: Adults: £20 • Under 17s: £10 • Under 5s: Free

For tickets contact Jen McHattie on or 07815 412742

Bring your own Food and Booze


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.

hire the hall

Rates from 1 April 2022

The current rates are:

Hourly Rate: Monday - Friday:  £16.50

Hourly Rate: Saturday and Sunday: £20

Reduced Hourly Rate for regular weekly groups: £15

Evening Function £200 + £100 deposit

Wedding (2 day hire)  £500 + £100 deposit

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

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