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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.

However, you don't have to be a member to book the hall or to participate in any of our regular activities and events. You'll be very welcome!

Click here to join now


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.

2.30PM ON SUNDAY 14 APRIL 2024
TICKETS: Adults £8 • Under 18s £7
Family £28 (2 adults, 2 children)

Tickets available from North East Touring Arts website
There is an optional puppet-making workshop after the event. There is a small charge of £1 per child for the workshop, payable on the day (limit of one puppet per child).

While on holiday Edie and her Daddy find a magical pebble on the beach that can grant you one wish. Can you guess what Edie wished for? Well why not find out by watching Theatrix Arts perform this magical story with songs and music, loads of puppets, changing scenery, and a magic trick or two.

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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