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Memorial Hall

If you wish to discuss a booking or make a booking for future events, please contact us or call Lenore Knowles, the Bookings Secretary, on 01539 823258. If no response, call Helen Dodd, on 01539 823148.

The Memorial Hall is located beside the A6 just south of Bannisdale Bridge. In the main hall it provides for 180 people [unseated] or 108 people [seated]. Tables are available for buffets and more formal occasions. There is a kitchen which itself can be used for small meetings. There are collapsible staging sections which can be used to provide a small area of elevated platform.

The hall has an underfloor heating system and a well-equipped kitchen. The hall hosts a variety of community functions including social evenings, the annual harvest supper, Selside Sports, and varied fund-raising events and craft fairs. It is also home to regular user groups.

Visitors should note that the car park is unpaved and unmarked, and unlit at night. The entrance is directly from a busy main road and care should be taken when entering or leaving the car park. Car park users should proceed slowly, and take great care not to endanger pedestrian users. Space for disabled parking and access should be kept free adjacent to the wall of the hall.

Hall hire fees are charged at a base rate of £12/hour:

The hall is available for societies and functions. To discuss your requirements and for full information about our licences, fees and conditions of use, call the bookings secretary Lenore Knowles on 01539 823258 or use our contact form.

View and download the following below: Hiring Agreement and Terms of Hire. This form must be completed and signed by all new hirers. Hall hire fees are charged at a base rate of £10/hour. This includes background heating, the use of both hall and kitchen, and    In some circumstances additional charges could apply.

Hall facilities have recently been extended to include a projector, sound system and screen.

User groups

The Selside branch of the Women’s Institute [Selside WI] meets on the first Thursday of most months. There are guest speakers at most meetings. For more information and full details of the programme see our page or use our contact form.

The hall exists for the benefit of the Selside community. Interest from new regular or occasional user groups is welcomed.


The Hall has a hyperfast internet connection provided through Broadband for the Mint and Sprint [B4MS] by B4RN [Broadband for the Rural North. See the WiFi tab for information and terms and conditions of use.

Charity status

Selside Memorial Hall is registered as a charity [no. 1188793] and is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation [CIO]